Josh Donaldson

by Jack Ol Mon Jan,2017
Josh Donaldson
Body Stats
Height 6 Feet
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Joshua Adam Donaldson
  • Birth Place Pensacola, Florida
  • Famous Name Josh Donaldson
  • Father Levon Donaldson
  • Mother Lisa French
  • Net Worth $5 million
  • Salary $11.65 million
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity White
  • Currently Working For Toronto Blue Jays
  • Currently Married Unknown
  • Affair with Jillian Rose
  • Girlfriend Jillian Rose

Joshua Adam Donaldson is an American professional baseball third baseman who played for the Toronto Blue Jays of Major League Baseball (MBL). 

 

2015's Silver Slugger Award winner and MVP for the MLB season, he is undoubtedly an inspiration for children from a violent background because he grew up in difficult conditions to be one of the most loved players of Baseball.

Josh Donaldson Early Life

32 years old baseman Donaldson was born on December 8, 1985, in Pensacola, Florida to Levon Donaldson (Father) and Lisa French (Mother). American baseman Donaldson belongs to the white ethnic group and his Astrological sign is Sagittarius.

Josh’s childhood was miserable because his early years were soaked in violence. He had to watch his father abuse his mother when he was 4, 5 years old.

Donaldson Accounting his childhood has said:

“It’s not something I would want anyone else to go through”.

Josh Donaldson Career Highlights

Josh Donaldson first enrolled to Pace High School in Florida and played high school baseball, later he was transferred to Faith Academy in Mobile, Alabama, by his mother, Lisa. At Faith, Donaldson was not only known for his baseball skills but he contended in football and basketball too.

Josh Donaldson Baseball Career

As a shortstop and pitcher, Donaldson became the Alabama Gatorade Player of the year as a senior and he led Faith Academy to a state title too. After he graduated from Faith Academy he attended to Auburn University, where he played college baseball as a catcher and third baseman for the Auburn Tigers baseball team in the Southeastern Conference.

Baseball League Career

Donaldson played for Harwich Mariners of the Cape Cod Baseball league in the beginning of his career and was christened as Louisville Slugger Preseason All-American.

In 2007 he was initially drafted by the Chicago Cubs. After three successful seasons with Cubs, he was drafted by the Oakland Athletics and made his debut for the team in 2010, progressing with the team and eventually becoming an All-Star in the 2014 MLB season. 

After being merchandised to the Toronto Blue Jays, Donaldson was voted American League's Most Valuable Player for his performance in the MLB season. He was also named as a starter to the 2015 MLB ALL-Star Game and won Silver Slugger Award.

Josh Donaldson Personal life

Donaldson is not married but is currently in a relationship with his girlfriend Briana Miller. The loving couple is seen together in various social occasion but hasn't hinted about their marriage or plans for having kids either.  He was previously in a relationship with Jilian Rose but they parted ways in  2015 after dating for around 2 years.

Josh Donaldson Facts And Stats

Baseball third baseman Josh Donaldson is 6 feet tall which is around 1.83m. His weight is 215lbs (97.5kg). 

Josh Donaldson Salary and Net Worth

Josh Donaldson's current salary is reportedly around $14 million. As of 2018, Josh Donaldson's current net worth is estimated to be at $43 million. He reportedly renewed his contract with Toronto Blue Jays and penned a new contract worth $23 million for 2019 season.

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