Josh James

by Jack Ol Wed Oct,2019
Josh James
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Joshua James
  • Birth Place Hollywood, Florida
  • Famous Name Josh James
  • Horoscope Pisces
  • Net Worth $500,000
  • Salary $566,800
  • Contract 1 year $566,800
  • Career Earnings $654,700
  • Position in Team Pitcher
  • Current team Houston Astros
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity Mixed
  • Profession baseball player
  • Started career as baseball player
  • University attended Western Oklahoma State College
  • School attended South Broward High School
  • Children Noah

Joshua James is known as Josh James in baseball who currently plays in Major League Baseball(MLB). He plays as a pitcher for the Houston Astros after he was selected in the 2014 Major League Baseball Draft in the 34th round. James just debuted in the MLB in 2018 and since then he is with the Astros. He also played for Houston's affiliate Greeneville Astros. 

Josh James was born in Hollywood, Florida, on  March 8, 1993. He played for some other baseball teams including Quad Cities River Bandits, Lancaster Jethawks, Corpus Christi Hooks, and Fresno Grizzlies. In his current seasons, Josh struck out 100 batters and pitched 61.1 innings with Houston. James is a father of two children with his wife.

Josh James Net Worth and Salary

Well, there is not much to discuss Josh's net worth as he just began his MLB journey and is yet to reach his career peak. Josh is supposed to have earned a net worth of $500,000 from his MLB career in just two seasons. As we know some of the baseball players' annual earnings are in million and let's hope James might also reach the level of professional players like Justin Verlander. 

Josh James on September 24, 2018 SOURCE: Instagram

Josh is currently signed to a 1 yr, $590,700 with Astros where his annual salary is $590,700 in 2020. He earned a sum of around $87,900 in 2018 season whereas his current salary is around $566,000. Zack Greinke is the highest-paid player of the team. In addition to this, his current contract is worth $566,800 with Astros.

Charity

As it is common in case of professional athletes involving in charity works. Well, Josh also manages time for social services via donation or some other means. He is currently in collaboration with the Big Brothers Big Sisters Lonestar.

This is an organization that helps poor children in their education and other problems. The motto of the organizations is "Help a local child discover unlimited possibilities. Create a bigger future for generations to follow."

Josh James Wife and Children

James is reportedly married but he hasn't shared any information about his wife. He has two children; a son and a daughter. His son Noah was born in November 2018. On his official Instagram post, he shared the first picture of his baby child on November 17, 2018. Josh became the father for the second time in July 2020 with the birth of a daughter, Sophia.

Despite having a lovely child, Josh never mentioned about his partner. Well, it is hard to discuss whether he is married or dating someone. It seems that he doesn't want to share many details in the media regarding his love life. 

Josh with his child Noah SOURCE: Instagram

Josh mostly spends his time on his games as most of his social media posts are related to it. 

Education

Josh James started his schooling from the South Broward High School which is located in Hollywood Florida. He played for the high school baseball team there. Soon after he completed his high school, he enrolled at the Western Oklahoma State College for his college career. 

Baseball Career

Josh James currently plays in Major League Baseball(MLB). He plays as a pitcher for the Houston Astros after he was selected in the 2014 Major League Baseball Draft in the 34th round. Josh was officially announced to major leagues on September 1, 2018. 

He played for some other baseball teams including Quad Cities River Bandits, Lancaster Jethawks, Corpus Christi Hooks, and Fresno Grizzlies.  In his current seasons, Josh struck out 100 batters and pitched 61.1 innings with Houston.

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