Darrin Jackson Biography

December 16, 2018
First published on:December 16, 2018
by William Olver

Facts of Darrin Jackson

Birth Name Dariin Jay Jackson
Famous Name D.J Jackson
Nationality American
Birth Place Los Angeles, California
Currently Working For Chicago White Sox
Salary $45,000
Net Worth $2 million
Weight in KG 83
Currently Married Yes
Married to Robin Jackson
Children 4; Alexandre, Arianna, Aidan, and Tatum
Profession Radio Color Analyst; Former Baseball Player
School attended Culver City High School
Horoscope Leo
Birth Date August 22, 1963
Height 6 feet (1.82m)
Weight 83 kg (185 lbs)
Coworker Ed Farmer

Darrin Jackson is an American former center-fielder in the Major League Baseball (MLB), who played 12 years professional Baseball for several teams like the Chicago Cubs, San Diego Padres, Chicago White Sox, and Milwaukee Brewers. Jackson currently works as a radio color analyst for the Chicago White Sox.

 

The white sox announcer has an estimated net worth over $2 million. He made most of the earnings through his baseball career. As a sportscaster, his annual salary is estimated to be $45,000. Jackson is married to his longtime partner Robin Jackson. The couple has four children; Alexandre, Adian, Arianna, and Tatum.

Darrin Jackson Early Life

Darrin Jay Jackson was born on August 22, 1963, in Los Angeles, California. He grew up in Culver City, where he played baseball in Culver City National Little League and Culver City Babe Ruth League. Unfortunately, there isn't any detailed information regarding his parents and siblings.

In 1978 Babe Ruth World Series, Jackson's team won second place. Jackson attended Culver City High School, where he played for its baseball team.

Darrin Jackson Net Worth and Salary

As of 2018, Darrin Jackson has an estimated net worth over $2 million. He made most of the earnings through his baseball career. The reported average salary for top professional baseball players is somewhere between $20 million-$25 million

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Minor league baseball players reportedly earn less than $2 million. During his career as a center fielder, Jackson was one of the highest earning players. In 1993, his highest annual salary was more than $2 million

The reported average salary for White Sox announcers is in the range of $35,000-$100,000. As a color commentator for White Sox, Jackson's average annual salary is estimated to be somewhere between $35,000-$45,000

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Apart from broadcasting and baseball earnings, Jackson's net worth also includes a house in Los Angeles. There isn't any recorded information about his house and his vehicles.   

Darrin Jackson Professional Life

Playing Career

An American Baseball team, called Chicago Cubs selected Jackson in the second round of 1981 Free Agent Draft. However, his major professional career began in 1985, when he made his major league debut for the Cubs. 

 In 1986, during his time at Pittsfield, Massachusetts, Jackson was named to the Eastern League's all-star team.

CAPTION: Darrin Jackson during 1994 SOURCE: Auto-Matic for the People

During 1988, Jackson played in 100 games for Chicago with only 188 at-bats. He became the third player in Cubs history joining Dale Long and Carmen Fanzone to homer in consecutive pinch-hit at-bats.

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In 1992, with San Diego Padres, he played in a career-high 155 games, hitting 17 home runs with 70 RBI while leading the majors with 18 outfield assists.

During 1993-1999, Jackson played for Toronto Blue Jays, New York Mets, Chicago White Sox, Seibu Lions, Minnesota Twins, Milwaukee Brewers, and Chicago White Sox.

Broadcasting Career

In 2000, Jackson became the television color analyst for the White Sox, alongside play-by-play man Ken "Hawk" Harrelson. On September 12, 2008, he was informed by the White Sox that he would be replaced on television broadcasts in 2009 by Steve Stone

CAPTION: White Sox Announcer Darrin Jackson SOURCE: Chicago Tribune

On December 13, 2008, Jackson elected to stay with the White Sox and become the radio color analyst position alongside Ed Farmer. He also interviewed with numerous media outlets including ESPN and the new Major League Baseball channel.

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As of 2018, Jackson is currently serving as a color analyst in his 18th season with White Sox.

Darrin Jackson Personal Life

Regarding Personal life of Jackson, he is 55 years as of 2018. Further, his star sign is Leo. Darrin Jackson is married to his longtime girlfriend Robin Jackson. The couple has been blessed with four beautiful children; Alexandre, Arianna, Aidan, and Tatum.

CAPTION: Darrin Jackson with his children SOURCE: Pocket puppies

The former White Sox Player keeps his personal life very secret from the public and media eye. Jackson hasn't revealed anything about his personal life, such as his wedding information, relationships, and properties. 

Darrin Jackson Facts

Some of the facts of Darrin Jackson are:

  • Age: 55 years
  • Birthplace: Los Angeles, California
  • Height: 6 feet (1.82m)
  • Weight: 185 lbs (83 kg)
  • Wife: Robin Jackson
  • Net Worth: $3.5 million
  • Salary: $45,000


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