Jeremy Giambi

by Greinke 10 Apr,2020
Jeremy Giambi
Personal Info
  • Famous Name
  • Birth Name Jeremy Dean Giambi
  • Birth Place San Jose, California
  • Famous Name Jeremy Giambi
  • Net Worth $1 million
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity White
  • Profession Baeball Player Turned Coach
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Married to Naia Giambi.

Jeremy Giambi was an American retired baseball outfielder and first baseman, who played in the Major League Baseball (MLB) for different teams from 1998 through 2003. Most notably, he was mentioned in the book Moneyball as one of the replacement players for his brother, Jason Giambi, and became a character in the film alongside David Justice, Chad Bradford, Ricardo Rincon and Eric Chavez.

San Jose, California native, Jeremy Giambi was born on 30th September 1974, under the star sign Libra. He held an American citizenship card and came from a white ethnic background.

On 9th Feburary 2022, Giambi passed away at the age of 47. He was found dead at his parents' home in Claremont, California. On 10th Feburary 2020, the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner stated that Giamdi died by suicide via a gunshot wound to his chest.

How Much Is Jeremy Giambi's Net Worth? Know His Salary History

Five seasons in the MLB playing for the Kansas City Royals (1998–2000), Oakland Athletics (2001–2002), Philadelphia Phillies (2002), and Boston Red Sox (2003), has earned Giambi a considerable amount. Reportedly, he summoned $3,775,500.

Year Team Salary
1999 Kansas City Royals $200,000
2000 Oakland Athletics $228,000
2001 Oakland Athletics $282,500
2002 Oakland Athletics $1,065,000
2003 Boston Red Sox $2,000,000

After retirement, he pursued a career as a coach.

Later, he was a private hitting coach at PFA in Claremont. According to the source, the national average salary for a Baseball Instructor is $32,666 in the United States. 

Thus looking at his career and career earning, his net worth in 2022 is approximately $1 million. Besides, he owns a house in Henderson, Nevada (NV).

Is Jeremy Giambi Married? Know His Personal Life

Jeremy Giambi was married to Naia Giambi, until his death. He often mentions his wife on various interviews, however, his wife prefers to maintain distance from media. Even the couple is yet to come out with their love story. Information such as how they met when they tied the knot or have they welcomed their kid is a subject of curiosity. 

Jeremy Giambi with his niece SOURCE: Instagram @jeremygiambi

Scrolling through his Instagram account, he often shares pictures with his niece, Jenna. Mater of fact, he has not shared any pictures with his wife. 

Besides, on December 10, 2001, Jeremy was caught with marijuana at a checkpoint at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas. At that time, he was playing for Oakland Athletics and was cited for misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance and released. On March 13, 2005, Giambi admitted to having used anabolic steroids.

Family & Education

Jeremy was born to parents, John and Jeanne, who is spent a lot of time with their kids' (Jermey's brother Jason and sister Julie) camping, bowling and going to the movies.

He attended Covina Elementary School, Sierra Vista Middle School, and South Hills High School. After graduating High School he played college baseball for the Cal State Fullerton Titans at California State University, Fullerton. In 1994,

MLB Trade & Transactions

  • June 4, 1996: Selected by Kansas City Royals in the 6th round of the free-agent draft
  • February 18, 2000: Traded by Kansas City Royals to Oakland Athletics in exchange for Brett Laxton
  • May 22, 2002: Traded by Oakland Athletics to Philadelphia Phillies in exchange for John Mabry
  • December 15, 2002: Traded by Philadelphia Phillies to Boston Red Sox in exchange for Josh Hancock
  • November 18, 2003: Released by Boston Red Sox
  • January 23, 2004: Signed by Los Angeles Dodgers
  • October 15, 2004: Granted free agency
  • March 8, 2005: Signed by Chicago White Sox
  • May 11, 2005: Granted free agency

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