- Father Jeff Gowan
- Mother Kim Schofield Werth
- Birth Name Jayson Richard Gowan Werth
- Net Worth $55 million
- Currently Married Yes
- Birth Country Springfield, Illinois
- Salary N/A
- Married to Julia Werth
- Famous Name Jayson Werth
- Children 2
- Divorce N/A
- Nationality American
- Ethnicity White
Jayson Richard Gowan Werth, best known as Jayson Werth is an American retired baseball outfielder who played in Major League Baseball. During his playing stint, he played for the Toronto Blue Jays, Los Angeles Dodgers, Philadelphia Phillies, and Washington Nationals. In the 1997 Major League Baseball draft, he was drafted in the first round by the Baltimore Orioles.
The former outfielder is married to his girlfriend. As of now, she shares two children together with his wife. Currently, he has an estimated net worth of $55 million.
Jayson Werth Early Life
Jayson Werth as Jayson Richard Gowan Werth was born in on 20th 1979, in Springfield, Illinois. His star sign is. By nationality, he is an American and is of white ethnicity. His father, Jeff Gowan was a collegiate baseball and football player whereas his mother, Kim Schofield Werth, competed in the trials of U.S Olympic in the game of long jump.
Moreover, Werth is the grandson of Ducky Schofield and nephew of Dick Schofield, both MLB Baseball infielders, as well as the stepson of Dennis Werth, who played in parts of four seasons with the Kansas City Royals and New York Yankees.
As he was from an athletic background, Werth showed his keen interest in sports, since his early days. As a youngster, he played for the top youth traveling teams in Springfield, Illinois. His teams began traveling when he was 7 years old and dominated the state of Illinois youth baseball with four consecutive state championships in Khoury League with the Bunn Brewers.
Subsequently, he played for the Springfield Flame. In 1995, he was named to play for the U.S. Junior Pan Am Games in 1995. Later he garnered more attention while attending Glenwood High School in Chatham, Illinois.
Jayson Werth Professional Career
Upon high school graduation, Werth planned to play college baseball at the University of Georgia, but later he changed his minds and went for MLB Draft. He was drafted in the first round of 22nd overall by the Baltimore Orioles in the 1997 Major League Baseball Draft.
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He started his professional career with Toronto Blue Jays and later after that; he played for Los Angeles Dodgers and Philadelphia Phillies. On December 5, 2010, he signed a seven-year contract with the Washington Nationals worth $126 million. He played six seasons for the Washington Nationals.
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On 27th March 2018, he moved to Seattle Mariners. later three months on 27th June, he announced his retirement.
Jayson Werth Personal Life
Jayson Werth, 39, is a happily married man. He tied the knot with his long-time girlfriend, Julia, in January 2000. Her wife was born on January 10, 1978, who graduated in 1999 from Chatham Glenwood High School.
The couple together has two children. Until the day, there is no news and rumors popped out in media sites regarding divorce, extramarital affair and conflict in their marital relationship. It' s been over 18 years of their marriage but the spark in their relationship is awesome.
Apart from his love life, Werth pleaded guilty to reckless driving for driving 105 mph on the Capital Beltway on January 29, 2015, and was sentenced to 5 days in jail.
Talking about his physique, he stands at the height of six feet five inches and weighs around 102 Kg.
Jayson Werth Net Worth
Former MLB star, Jayson Werth has earned his wealth widely through his career. As of 2018, his net worth is approximately $55 million, including his properties and incomes. Back in 2010, he signed a contract with Washington Nationals that paid him a salary of $126 million over 7 years.
He is quite famous on social networking sites. A lot of info about his bio can be taken from Wiki.