Edwin Jackson Biography

( 1983 - )
August 20, 2019
First published on:August 20, 2019
by Jorge

Facts of Edwin Jackson

Date of Birth: 1983, September 9
Age: 36 years old
Birth Nation: Germany
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inch
Birth Name Edwin Jackson
Birth Place Neu-Ulm, Bavaria, West Germany
Famous Name Edwin Jackson
Horoscope Virgo
Net Worth $50 million
Salary $555,000
Contract 1 year / $555,000
Career Earnings $85,654,703
Cars Ford and many more
Weight 95 kg
Position in Team Pitcher
Current team Detroit Tigers
Nationality American
Ethnicity African
Profession Baseball player
Currently Working For Detroit Tigers
School attended Shaw High School
Currently Married yes
Married to Erika Zanders
Children 1

Edwin Jackson is an American professional baseball player who currently plays as a Pitcher for the Detroit Tigers of Major League Baseball (MLB). Further, Edwin was drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers as a sixth-round pick of the 2001 MLB draft. Previously, he played for the teams like Los Angeles Dodgers, Tampa Bay Devil Rays / Rays, Detroit Tigers, Arizona Diamondbacks, Chicago White Sox, St. Louis Cardinals, Washington Nationals, Chicago Cubs, Atlanta Braves, Miami Marlins, San Diego Padres, Baltimore Orioles, Oakland Athletics, and Toronto Blue Jays. 

Edwin, who played in the MBL for 15 seasons, has collected $85,654,703 as career earnings. Also, he has an estimated net worth over $50 million, which is solely generated from his professional career. Besides, he is married to his beautiful wife, Erika Zanders.

To know more about Edwin's relationship history, personal life, and professional career, make sure you roll into this bio without any delay. 

Edwin Jackson Earnings: How much is his Net Worth? 

As of 2019, Edwin has a massive net worth over $50 million which is entirely generated from his professional career. Also, he has collected $85,654,703 as career earnings.

Moreover, Edwin receives $555,000 as a salary from his team Detroit Tigers. As per his contract with Tigers, he penned one year / $555,000 deal which included $555,000 as a guaranteed amount. 

Below table illustrated the details about Edwin's career earnings:

YEAR TEAM EARNINGS
2001 Los Angeles Dodgers $150,000
2005 Washington Nationals $316,000
2006 Tampa Bay Devil Rays / Rays $327,000
2007 Tampa Bay Devil Rays / Rays $392,300
2008 Tampa Bay Devil Rays / Rays $412,700
2009 Detroit Tigers $2,300,000
2010 Arizona Diamondbacks  $5,000,000
2011 St. Louis Cardinals $3,007,795
2011 Chicago White Sox $5,342,204
2012 Washington Nationals $11,000,000
2013 Chicago Cubs $19,000,000
2014 Chicago Cubs $11,000,000
2015 Chicago Cubs $12,000,000
2015 Atlanta Braves $141,434
2016 Chicago Cubs $10,492,500
2016 Miami Marlins $160,834
2016 San Diego Padres $216,294
2017 Baltimore Orioles $2,450,000
2017 Washington Nationals $415,264
2018 Oakland Athletics $790,370
2019 Toronto Blue Jays $185,008
2019 Detroit Tigers $555,000

Reportedly, Edwin is 35th best-paid player of Detroit Tigers while Miguel Cabrera, Jordan Zimmermann are the top-2 highest earner of the team with an annual salary of $30,000,000 and $25,000,000 respectively. Likewise, he stands in the 994th position among the highest earner of MLB while Stephen Strasburg and Max Scherzer are among the highest earner in 2019 with a salary of $38,333,334 and $37,505,562 respectively. 

Edwin Jackson with his ford car SOURCE: Instagram

Moreover, the famous baseball player is the owner of some of the luxurious cars of recent time, including ford. In addition, he also earns additional cash from the endorsement deal with the Nike brand; however, the details about how much he receives from the deal is still behind the rock.

 
 
 
 
 
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The lifestyle he is living is impossible without a good paycheque. So with all the references and assumptions, we are sure about the fact that Edwin has a huge fortune collected from his professional career.

Is Edwin Jackson Married? Know about Personal Life

Edwin Jackson is in a happy marital relationship with his wife, Erika Zanders. As per the reports, the couple exchanged their marital vows on January 5, 2013, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Edwin Jackson with his wife in his wedding day SOURCE: weddingstylemagazine

The couple first met when his wife Erika was out to celebrate her birthday in Montgomery, Alabama. Moreover, in the initial phase, the couple was in a long-distance relationship as Edwin's then-girlfriend had to move to different countries as she was from a military background family.

Eventually, the duo started dating once she returned to the United States. Edwin planned for proposing her after his game, playing for Chicago White Sox in Anaheim.

Edwin Jackson and his wife SOURCE: weddingstylemagazine

His wife recalls about the incidence in one of the duo's interview saying "I was complaining because it was cold and I had already been sitting outside the whole night at the baseball game,” She added, " But he insisted, so we did." Edwin took her to the special place at the Westin South Coast Plaza and asked for her hand. Edwin added in the interview saying "She actually laughed at me because she thought I was joking,"  and also revealed that his wife cried when she saw the ring in his hand. 

Additionally, the couple's wedding was planned by the Mindy Weiss and team. Additionally, the couple wanted their special day to be held in a warm-weather destination or the January where their friends and family could easily travel and finally choose the Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale for their wedding ceremony.

Edwin Jackson's wife SOURCE: weddingstylemagazine

The wedding ceremony had more than 200 guests, and the center of attraction of their wedding was a performance by the hip hop violinist group who played the song requested by the Edwin.

Edwin also surprised his wife with a live performance from R&B singer Anthony Hamilton, who is one of her favorite artists. Likewise, the couple went for the Riviera Maya in Mexico for a relaxing honeymoon. Moreover, the couple is a parent of their adorable son Exavier, who was born before they tied a knot. 

Edwin Jackson Body Measurement (Height and Weight)

Edwin stands in the height of 1.91m (6 feet 2 inches) and weighs around 95 kg

Edwin Jackson Early Life, Bio, Family, and Childhood

Edwin was born on September 9, 1983, in Neu-Ulm, Bavaria, West Germany but the details about his parents are not in the media yet. Additionally, Edwin is an American native by birth and belongs tot he ethnic group of white.

Also, Jackson was born under the star sign Virgo. He grew up in Germany as his father was stationed in Neu Ulm, Germany at the time of his birth. 

Later, Jackson moved back to the united states and attended Shaw High School in Columbus, Georgia. Also, he started a professional playing career from the Raider baseball team of his school. Additionally, he helped his team to win 2001 GHSA AAAA State Championship title, playing as a senior player. 

Edwin Jackson Professional Career

As of 2019, Edwin currently plays as a pitcher for the Detroit Tigers of Major League Baseball (MLB). In his playing career, he has played for many teams including Los Angeles Dodgers, Tampa Bay Devil Rays / Rays, Detroit Tigers, Arizona Diamondbacks, Chicago White Sox, St. Louis Cardinals, Washington Nationals, Chicago Cubs, Atlanta Braves, Miami Marlins, San Diego Padres, Baltimore Orioles, Oakland Athletics, and Toronto Blue Jays.

The Los Angeles Dodgers first drafted Edwin as a sixth-round pick of the 2001 MLB draft. Jackson made his professional debut on September 9, 2003, his 20th birthday. Some of his notable career achievements include All-Star (2009), World Series champion (2011), Pitched a no-hitter on June 25, 2010, and many more.


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