Jacob deGrom Biography

( 1988 - )
August 15, 2019
First published on:August 15, 2019
by Jorge

Facts of Jacob deGrom

Date of Birth: 1988, June 19
Age: 32 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 3 Inch
Birth Name Jacob Anthony deGrom
Birth Place DeLand, Florida
Famous Name Jacob deGrom
Horoscope Gemini
Father Tony deGrom
Mother Tammy deGrom
Net Worth $25 million
Salary $27,500,000
Contract 5 year / $137,500,000
Career Earnings $25,085,924
Weight 82 kg
Position in Team Pitcher
Current team New York Mets
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Profession Baseball player
Currently Working For New York Mets
University attended Stetson University
School attended Calvary Christian Academy
Currently Married yes
Married to Stacey Harris
Children 1

Jacob deGrom is an American professional baseball player who plays as a pitcher for the New York Mets of Major League Baseball (MLB). Additionally, he was first selected by the New York Mets as a ninth-round, 272nd overall pick in 2010 MLB draft.

As of 2019, Jacob holds an estimated net worth over $15 million which is completely generated from his professional career. Also, he has collected $25,085,924 as entire career earnings. Besides, he is a married man and currently in a marital relationship with his wife, Stacey Harris

Jacob deGrom Earnings; How much is his Net Worth? 

Jacob, who has played MLB for six seasons, has a hefty net worth over $25 million. Also, he has collected $25,085,924 as entire career earnings. In addition, he receives $27,500,000 as an average annual salary.

As per his contract with the New York Mets, he signed a five year / $137,500,000 deal which included $10,000,000 as a signing bonus and $137,500,000 as a guaranteed amount.   

Jacob career earnings are tabulated below: 

2010 New York Mets $95,000
2014 New York Mets $377,049
2015 New York Mets $556,875
2016 New York Mets $607,000
2017 New York Mets $4,050,000
2018 New York Mets $7,400,000
2019 New York Mets $12,000,000

Reportedly, he is 3rd best-paid player of New York Mets while Yoenis Cespedes and Robinson Cano are the highest earners of the team with an annual salary of $29,000,000 and $24,000,000 respectively. Likewise, he is 138th best-paid player in MLB whereas Stephen Strasburg, Max Scherzer is the top-2 highest-paid players with an annual average salary of $38,333,334 and $37,505,562 respectively.      

Jacob deGrom Contract details

  • Drafted by New York (NYM): Round 9 (#272 overall) on JUN 8 2010
  • Signed a contract with New York (NYM) on JUN 14 2010
  • Signed a one year $500k contract with New York (NYM) on MAR 3 2014
  • Signed a one year $556,875 contract with New York (NYM) on MAR 5 2015
  • Signed a one year $607,000 contract with New York (NYM) on MAR 4 2016
  • Signed a one year $4.05 million contract with New York (NYM), avoiding arbitration on JAN 13 2017
  • Signed a one year $7.4 million contract with New York (NYM), avoiding arbitration on JAN 12 2018
  • Signed a one year $17 million contract with New York (NYM), avoiding arbitration on JAN 11 2019
  • Signed a five year $137.5 million contract extension with New York (NYM), including a club option for 2024 on MAR 26 2019

Jacob deGrom is Married to his Wife, Stacey Harris; Interested to know more about his Personal Life? 

Jacob is a married man and currently is in a smooth marital relationship with his wife, Stacey Harris. As per the New York Post, the couple first met at a bull-riding event through mutual friends.

Reportedly, the couple dated for seven years before he popped up a question to his girlfriend to marry him.

Jacob deGrom with his wife SOURCE: New York Post

Jacob proposed his long term girlfriend with a diamond sparkler and “Will You Marry Me?” T-shirt. Additionally, the duo exchanged their marital vows on November 8, 2014, in Florida.

Further, their wedding ceremony was held in a canopy of oak trees, and the reception was held in a rustic barn. Besides, the couple shares a son named Jaxon with whom Jacob shares his birthday on June 19. 

Jacob deGrom with his son SOURCE: New York Post

Apart from family, he is actively involved in social media with a huge number of followers. Additionally, he regularly updates his profile with the pictures of his professional career and also manages some time to interact with his fans and followers.    

Jacob deGrom Body Measurement (Height and Weight)

Jacob stands in the height of 6 feet 3 inches (1.93m) and weighs around 82 kg. 

Jacob deGrom Early Life, Bio, Family, and Childhood

Jacob was born on June 19, 1988, in DeLand, Florida to Tony deGrom and Tammy deGrom. He is an American citizen and belongs to white ethnicity. Moreover, deGrom's star sign is Gemini. 

Talking about his education, he attended Calvary Christian Academy, where he played baseball and basketball. As a junior, he played in the American Legion baseball and was noticed by the coaches for the Stetson Hatters, the baseball team of Stetson University. 

Jacob deGrom Professional Career

As of 2019, Jacob currently plays for New York Mets of Major League Baseball (MLB). He was initially drafted by the New York Mets as a ninth-round, 272nd overall pick in 2010 MLB draft and played in the minor league until 2014. Further, Jacob was promoted to the major leagues on May 12, 2014.

In the same year, he made his MLB debut on May 15, playing against New York Yankees. Some of his notable career achievements include 3× All-Star (2015, 2018, 2019), NL Cy Young Award (2018), NL Rookie of the Year (2014) and many more.  

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