Gavin Lux

by Jorge 18 Dec,2019
Gavin Lux
Body Stats
Weight 86 kg
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Gavin Thomas Lux
  • Birth Place Kenosha, Wisconsin
  • Famous Name Gavin Lux
  • Horoscope Sagittarius
  • Father Tom Lux
  • Mother Heather Lux
  • Net Worth $1 million
  • Salary $83,552
  • Contract 1 yr(s) / $555,000
  • Career Earnings $2,400,552
  • Height 1.88 m
  • Position in Team Shortstop / Second baseman
  • Current team Los Angeles Dodgers
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity White
  • Profession Baseball Player
  • Currently Working For Los Angeles Dodgers
  • University attended Arizona State University
  • School attended Indian Trail High School

2016 MLB draftee, Gavin Lux, is an American professional baseball player who currently plays as a shortstop for the Los Angeles Dodgers of Major League Baseball (MLB). Further, he was first drafted by the Los Angeles Dodger as a first-round selection. Additionally, he made his MLB debut on September 2, 2019, playing for the Los Angeles Dodgers. 

Arizona State University Alumni, Gavin was born on November 23, 1997, in Kenosha, Wisconsin to Tom Lux and Heather Lux. Moreover, Gavin is American by birth and belongs to the ethnic group of white. Also, Lux was born under the star sign, Sagittarius. 

Net Worth: $1 Million

Having played MLB for only a season, Gavin has accumulated a massive net worth over $1 million. Additionally, playing for the single team, Los Angeles Dodger, Lux has colleceted $2,400,552 as career earnings. 

Currently, Gavin is under a 1 yr(s) / $555,000 contract which included $555,000 as an annual average salary. However, in contrast, he reportedly earned only $83,552 as a salary in 2019.

Likewise, for the 2020 season, Alex is expected to earn $583,500 as an annual average salary. Back in 2016, Lux signed a contract with Dodgers, offering him $2,317,000 as a signing bonus. 

Gavin Lux with his Mercedes car SOURCE: Instagram @therealgavinlux

Compared to his name and fame, Lux is yet to earn a significant amount of salary and is considered as one of the least-paid players of the team. On the other hand, the player such as Clayton Kershaw and Justin Turner are among the highest earners of the team with an annual average salary of $31,000,000 and $19,000,000 respectively. 

Apart from financial aspects, Gavin has collected a excellent fortune, including assets like cars and house. In particular, he owns a Mercedes car whose price ranges from $30,650 to $127,650, depending upon the model. 

Family Background

Lux family seems to be of sporting background. Reportedly, his uncle Augie Schmidt is a former professional baseball player who currently serves as a head coach of the Carthage College baseball team. Moreover, Lux considers his parents as only the reason of his success.

Gavin Lux's parents celebrating his first-ever pitch-hit SOURCE: Larry Brown Sports

On October 21, 2019, Gavin became the youngest player all-time to hit a pinch-hit at the age of 21. As soon as the match was over, he immediately reunited with his parents and gifted him with the ball from his first hit.  

Runs a YouTube Channel

Apart from his popularity in the baseballing world, he is famous in social media as well. Gavin runs a YouTube channel which is named after his name. His first video on his channel was on November 8, 2019. In particular, he captioned his first video writing:

"Welcome To My Journey | Ep. 1

Through his YouTube channel, he wants to share the journey of his career. Additionally, his videos will cover behind-the-scenes, workouts, and also presents the process behind everything related to his life. 

Relationship Status: Single

The 22 years old young baseball player, Gavin Lux is among the baseball player who is yet to find the love of his life. Moreover, the news about his past girlfriend and affairs are not in the media again. However, Lux might have low profiled that part of his life and is focused on building his professional career.

Early Life and Education

As an amateur, Gavin attended Indian Trail High School and Academy in Kenosha, Wisconsin, where he started his professional career.

Due to his outstanding high-school career, he was honored with the 2016 Wisconsin baseball Gatorade Player of the Year awards and Holy Rosary Sports Night Male Athlete of the Year awards. Later after his high school career, he committed to play for the team of Arizona State University. 

Professional Career

As of 2019, Lux currently plays as a shortstop for the Los Angeles Dodgers of Major League Baseball (MLB). Additionally, Los Angeles Dodger first selected Gavin in the 2016 MLB draft as a first-round pick. Further, his first professional contract with the team was on JUN 18, 2016.

In his entire career, his most notable career achievement is that he became the youngest Dodger player ever to hit a home run in a postseason game, breaking the previous record of belonging to Cody Bellinger. Before being called in MLB, Gavin played for many minor league teams such as Ogden Raptors, Great Lakes Loons, Tulsa Drillers, and many more.  

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