Dean Deetz Biography

( 1993 - )
October 18, 2019
First published on:October 18, 2019
by Jorden

Facts of Dean Deetz

Date of Birth: 1993, November 29
Age: 25 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
Birth Name Dean A. Deetz
Birth Place Nixa, Missouri
Famous Name Dean Deetz
Horoscope Sagittarius
Salary $555,000
Contract 1 year / $555,000
Career Earnings $994,880
Weight 91 kilograms(200.6lbs). 
Position in Team Pitcher
Current team Houston Astros
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Profession baseball player
Started career as baseball player
University attended Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College
School attended Nixa High School

Dean Deetz plays professional baseball for the Houston Astros as their pitcher in the minor leagues. Astros selected him in the 2014 Major League Baseball Draft in the 11th round while he made his MLB debut on September 5, 2018. 

Dean was suspended for 80 games as he was found positive in drugs (i.e. Dehydrochlormethyltestosterone) which is a power-enhancing substance. He was suspended alongside his friends Jon Singleton who was suspended for 100 games. Before entering major leagues, he played for Greenville Stros, Tri-City Valley Cats, Quad City River Bandits. 

Deetz was born as Dean A. Deetz in Nixa Missouri, the United States on November 9, 1993. Dean's total career earning is calculated around $1 million so far. 

Salary in 2019 - $555,000

Dean is a young player of Houston which is why his salary is minimum that MLB has allocated. He earns $555,000 from Astros in 2019.

The MLB pitcher has made around a million till date from his baseball career and his net worth is assumed to be in 6-digit figures.

Season Salary Team
2014 $100,000 Houston Astros
2018 $339,880 Houston Astros
2019 $555,000 Houston Astros

Though he played just three seasons, he has been able to collect a sum of around $1 million. After the cancellation of his suspension, he signed a one-year contract with Astros worth $555,000 on March 18, 2018. The contract guarantees a sum of  $555,000 alongside a basic salary of  $555,000

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Despite being a renowned name in baseball, the details about his endorsement deals are not yet revealed. His teammates like Justin Verlander and Gerrit Cole are among the highest-paid players in MLB currently.

80 games Suspension

Not all the players are lucky enough to have a clean reputation as Dean was involved in taking power enhancing drugs. He was tested positive on drugs and was suspended for 80 games on January 22, 2018. In addition to this, he paid a fine of $238,251

Besides Dean, his friends Jon Singleton was also suspended for 100 games after testing positive on drugs. 


Dean is among those players who maintain a decent gap between their professional and personal life. Mostly, he remains low-profiled as he kept his official Instagram account private. Well, for his fans it might be disappointing not to find exact information on his relationship. 

With the lack of information and his secretive nature, it can be assumed that he might probably have a girlfriend. Besides, he might not want to share his personal life details in media so he has kept all information private. Posts shared on his Twitter account doesn't contain a single hint which might put some light on his relationship. 


Deetz started his schooling from the Nixa High School which is located in Nixa, Missouri. He played baseball for his high school team until he attended Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College. He played college baseball for until the 2014 MLB draft. 


Watch his highlights from the 2017 season.

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