Freddie Freeman Biography

September 30, 2019
First published on:September 29, 2019
by John Max

Facts of Freddie Freeman

Birth Name Frederick Charles Freeman
Birth Place Fountain Valley, California, United States
Famous Name Freddie Freeman
Birth Date September 12, 1989
Father Fred Freeman
Mother Rosemary Freeman
Net Worth $50 Million
Salary $21,050,000
Nationality Canadian-American
Ethnicity White
Currently Working For Atlanta Braves
Currently Married Yes
Married to Chelsea
Children 1

2018 Gold Glove Award-winning MLB player, Freddie Freeman plays for the Atlanta Braves since he was drafted by them out of high school in 2007. He made his MLB debut in 2010 and is a four-time MLB All-Star.

Freddie Freeman was born as Frederick Charles Freeman on September 12, 1989, in Fountain Valley, California. His star sign is Virgo. Further, he holds a Canadian-American nationality and belongs to the mixed ethnicity. The thirty years old baseball first baseman stands six feet four inches tall and weighs around 103 Kg. 

Further, he has a jaw-dropping net worth of $50 million and has an annual salary of $21 million. Regarding his love life, he is married and has a son with his wife. 

Net Worth: $50 Million

4× All-Star Freddie Freeman has an estimated net worth over $50 million, mostly earned through his MLB Career. 

Currently, under an 8-year contract worth $135 million with Atlanta Braves, Freeman will earn a base salary of $21,000,000 and an incentive bonus of $50,000 while carrying a total salary of $21,409,375, in the 2019 season. 

He is the second-highest-paid player in the team after Josh Donaldson.

Salary Detail

Season Team Earnings
2007 Atlanta Braves $409,500
2010 Atlanta Braves $50,273
2011 Atlanta Braves $414,500
2012 Atlanta Braves $535,000
2013 Atlanta Braves $560,000
2014 Atlanta Braves $8,050,000
2015 Atlanta Braves $8,500,000
2016 Atlanta Braves $12,000,000
2017 Atlanta Braves $20,500,000
2018 Atlanta Braves $21,050,000
2019 Atlanta Braves $21,050,000
2020 Atlanta Braves $22,000,000
2021 Atlanta Braves $22,000,000

Throughout his ten years career with Atlanta Braves, he has made $93,119,273 as his career earning. Further, he will earn $22,000,000 each in the next two seasons: 2020 and 2021.

Freddie Freeman former house in Georgia SOURCE: gwinnettdailypost

Besides, in 2016, he listed his Georgia home for $775k. The 5,253 square-foot home features 6-bedroom, 7 1/2 bathroom.

Married To Chelsea

Freddie and Chelsea met when she was still in college. As reported, the duo began dating in July 2011. A year and a half later, she moved along with Freddie in Atlanta, where he played and resided.

Since then, the two became inseparable and their relationship progressed quickly. There she found work while Freeman established himself as an upcoming star in the MLB.

In January of 2014, he proposed Chelsea while on a boat and he heard YES.

On November 22, 2014, the pair tied the knot in Florida at the St. Regis Bal Harbour. There wedding was lavish and attended by popular models and Major League Baseball players including Jason Heyward and former Braves third baseman Chipper Jones.

 Freddie Freeman and his wife SOURCE: Articlebio

What's more, their wedding was televised. Just a few months after the couple was married, an episode of Say Yes to the Dress aired In February 2015 and featured Chelsea in it. She was on the show for both her ceremony and reception dress.

Freeman's Spouse Chelsea 

Freeman's wife, Chelsea Chelsea was born to Andrea Brandon Goff who is a podiatrist in Sunrise, Florida and Warren Goff, the CEO of ListData. Further, she has two siblings.

Chelsea is a former model who currently serves as Realtor in Georgia, for Keller Williams Realty Consultants. Her Model Mayhem profile shows many different credits from 2010-2013. During her modeling career, she worked for the various at shows for companies like Harley Davidson and Ferrari.

Blessed With A Child

In March 2016, Freeman's wife, Chelsea tweeted a video of Freeman hitting a powder-filled ball, which would reveal the gender of the baby. A blue cloud appeared when Freddie made a hit. Yes, it's a baby boy. 

Mr. and Mrs. Freeman' way of reveling pregnancy news SOURCE: Twitter @chelseafree5

On September 15, 2015, she gave birth to son Frederick Charles via emergency c-section.

The Freeman family on Frederick Charles Freeman II (aka SOURCE: sbnation

On their son first birthday, Freeman and his wife threw a Willy Wonka-themed birthday party. 

Freeman Stuck In A Traffic Jam For Hours

During a 2014 winter storm, Freeman was stuck in a traffic jam for hours. Later, his former teammate Chipper Jones arrived on his ATV and successfully recused him. 

Later two years in January, the Atlanta Braves announced a "Chipper Rescues Freddie" bobblehead night for the upcoming season which was used as a promotional night for the franchise.

Family

Freeman was born to Canadian parents: father, Fredrick, and mother, Rosemary Freeman.  When Freeman was just 10 years old, his mother died of melanoma. Besides, he has two elder brothers, Andrew and Phillip, and is a sixth-generation Salvationist.

Other than that, his cousin Carson Branstine is a tennis player.

Career

Freeman enrolled at El Modena High School in Orange, California. There he played as a third baseman and a pitcher. In 2007, he hit for a .417 batting average and had a 6–1 win-loss record as a pitcher, in his senior year. That same year, he was named The Orange County player of the year. 

In the 2007 MLB draft, Freeman was picked by the Atlanta Braves. As per the Baseball American, he was the 5th best prospect of the Braves heading into the 2009 season as well as eleventh-best prospect overall in their mid-season top 25.

Freeman's 2019 April/May Home Runs

On September 1, 2010, he made his MLB debut. With the team, he has earned 4× All-Star (2013, 2014, 2018, 2019) and Gold Glove Award (2018).


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