- Date of Birth
- Age 37 Years Old
- Famous Name
- Country Germany DE
- 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
- 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:
|2001||Los Angeles Dodgers||$150,000|
|2006||Tampa Bay Devil Rays / Rays||$327,000|
|2007||Tampa Bay Devil Rays / Rays||$392,300|
|2008||Tampa Bay Devil Rays / Rays||$412,700|
|2011||St. Louis Cardinals||$3,007,795|
|2011||Chicago White Sox||$5,342,204|
|2016||San Diego Padres||$216,294|
|2019||Toronto Blue Jays||$185,008|
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.