- Birth Name Jacob Joseph Arrieta
- Birth Place Farmington, Missouri
- Famous Name Jake Arrieta
- Net Worth $20 million
- Salary $10.7 million
- Nationality American
- Ethnicity White
- Currently Working For Chicago Cubs
- Currently Married Yes
- Married to Brittany Arrieta (m. 2009)
- Divorce N/A
- Children N/A
The super hardworking Jacob Joseph Arrieta who is popular as Jake Arrieta is one of the most prominent features of baseball. He plays as a pitcher for the Chicago Clubs of Major League Baseball (MLB). He started his professional MLB career with Baltimore Orioles. In 2015, he won the National League CY Young Award. His 2015 baseball season has been compared with the legendary player Bob Gibson. Jake Arrieta was born on March 6, 1986 and this makes his age 30 years now. His place of birth was Farmington, Missouri, United States. He is American. His ethnicity is white. His zodiac sign is Pisces. With his dedication, devotion and commitment, Jake Arrieta proved himself a noteworthy. He already lives a successful life. He has to achieve a lot at baseball in upcoming days.
Jake Arrieta grew up in Plano, Texas. He went to Plano Senior High School. As a high school senior, Cincinnati Reds selected him in the 31st round of the 2004 draft but however college was his first choice. He attended Weatherford Junior College thereafter he transferred to Texas Christian University where he played for the Horned Frogs baseball team. He studied sports psychology at Texas Christian University.
In 2006, he played for the United States national baseball team. He helped his nation to win the World University Baseball Championship in Cuba. On June 10, 2010, he made his major league debut against the New York Yankees at Camden Yards. On July 2, 2013, the Chicago Clubs acquired him and since 2013; he played for the Chicago Clubs. On Feb 5, 2016, he agreed to a worth of $10.7 million contracts with Chicago Clubs. As of now, his career record is Win-loss record (74-46), Earned run average (3.58), Strikeouts (907), WHIP (1.16).
Jake Arrieta has millions of fans. He is followed by his fans throughout the world. The popular pitcher of Chicago Clubs revealed his personal life among his fans. He is a married man. He married his longtime girlfriend Brittany Arrieta in 2009. They together have two children named Palmer Arrieta and Cooper Arrieta.
Jake Arrieta has the busiest schedule but he is a complete family person. In leisure time, he spends his time with his wife and children. During the offseason, he lived in Austin, Texas. He is very conscious about his diet and workouts. He has kale juice, nuts and fruits into his regular diet. His maternal uncle is of Puerto Rican ancestry. His paternal grandmother is of Italian ancestry. Until now, he has never been a part of any controversy.
Jake Arrieta is a very tall man. He has a gigantic height of 6 feet and 4 inch which is around 1.93m. His weight is around 225lb. As of 2016, his salary is 10.7 million USD. His net worth is 20 million USD. He has countless admirers on social media.