J. P. Howell Biography

( 1983 - )
June 22, 2017
First published on:June 22, 2017
by Bchrome

Facts of J. P. Howell

Date of Birth: 1983, April 25
Age: 35 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet
Birth Sign:: Acer
Birth Name James Phillip Howell
Famous Name J. P. Howell
Nationality American
Ethnicity white
Birth Place Modesto
Currently Working For MLB
Net Worth $3 million USD
Currently Married Yes
Married to Heather Hennessy Howell (m. 2009)

Synopsis J.P Howell is one of the prominent names in the world of baseball. He is a professional baseball pitcher plays for the Toronto Blue Jays of Major League Baseball (MLB). He started his professional career with Kansas City Royals in 2005. He also played with Tampa Bay Devil Rays/Rays and Los Angeles Dodgers. Early Life & Education J.P Howell was born on April 25, 1983. His place of birth was Modesto, California. He is American. His ethnicity is white. His zodiac sign is Taurus. He has not given detail of info about his parents and siblings.

Amateur & Professional Career

J.P Howell went to Jesuit High School in Sacramento, California where he was a four-year varsity letter winner. He played outstandingly during his high school years. Due to his terrific performance, he earned California Player of the Year, Sacramento Player of the Year and all-city honors in 2001. Upon high school graduation, the Atlanta Braves drafted him in the second round of the 2001 MLB draft, however, he accepted the scholarship which offered by the University of Southern California. Later on, he left the program and transferred to Cal State Fullerton.

The Kansas City Royals in the first round of the 2004 MLB draft drafted J.P Howell. On June 11, 2005, he made his professional debut against Arizona Diamondbacks. He played just one season with the Kansas City Royals. On June 20, 2006, the Tampa Bay Devil Rays picked him for Fernando Cortez and Joey Gathright. On January 4, 2013, he signed to a one-year, $2.85 million contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers. On Feb 9, 2017, he agreed to a one-year, $3 million contract with the Toronto Blue Jays. His career stats are outstanding. 

Personal life & Affair

J.P Howell celebrated his wedding with his longtime girlfriend Heather Hennessy in 2009. They both met at USC. Heather is a former USC 800 meter runner and Fox Sports Reporter. She is also a member of the Los Gatos High School Athletic Hall of Fame. The couple founded an organization named “Discover Your Path”. The organizations work for the betterment of the child and their needs. In 2011, the couple published a children’s book named ‘The Adventure of Dangles’ with an anti-bullying theme.

According to sources, J.P wife calls for divorce. Their divorce has not been finalized now.But they are going to end their 8 years of their married relationship. They do not have a child together.

J.P Howell is one of the pioneer baseball players. He has reached the age of 34 now. He has a perfect height of 6 feet, which is around 1.82m. 


J.P Howell is receiving a huge amount of salary. He has an estimated net worth of $3 million USD. He has numerous of fans that follow him on Twitter and Instagram. Moreover, recent updates about his life and bio can be seen on Wiki. 

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