Jung-ho Kang Biography

August 21, 2019
First published on:August 21, 2019
by Jorden

Facts of Jung-ho Kang

Birth Name Jung-ho Kang
Birth Place Gwangju, South Korea
Famous Name Jung-ho Kang
Birth Date April 5, 1987
Net Worth $15 million
Past Team Hyundai Unicorns and Nexen Heroes.
Position in Team third baseman
Nationality Korean
Ethnicity Asian
Profession baseball player
Started career as baseball player
School attended Gwangju Jeil High School
Girlfriend Hyomin(rumored)

Jung-ho Kang is a professional baseball player who is currently a free agent, , and previously he played in the position of the third baseman or shortstop. He also played in the Major league Baseball(MLB) for the Pittsburgh Pirates for almost four seasons. 

Jung also played for the Hyundai Unicorns and Nexen Heroes in the KBO League, and he is in the national team squad of the Sout Korea. How much Net worth does Jung-ho Kang acquire so far? Is Jung married or dating someone?

Jung-ho Kang Net worth and Salary in 2019

Jung-ho Kang is a Korean baseball player who also played in the MLB and some other league before being a free agent, so his net worth and career earnings are impressive. The total net worth of Jung is estimated to be more than $15 million as of 2019. Like another professional baseball player, he also earned a lot of money from his baseball career.

Jung-ho Kang Career Earnings from MLB:

Season Team Salary
2015 Pittsburgh Pirates $2,500,000
2016 Pittsburgh Pirates $2,500,000
2018 Pittsburgh Pirates $3,000,000
2019 Pittsburgh Pirates $250,000
Total Earnings   $8,250,000

He began his MLB career in 2015 season when the Pirates took him after paying a transfer amount of around $5,002,015 to Nexen Heroes. After that, he has signed a four-year contract worth $11 million on  January 16, 2015.

Besides his MLB career, he also played in KBO league from where he is supposed to have earned a decent salary. As far as his salary is concerned, he received a salary of around $500,000 when he was in the KBO League. Despite his salary, he also received bonus and incentives, and he might have earned some more from his endorsement deals. 

Jung-ho Kang SOURCE: Instagram

Apart from all his financial earnings, Jung might also possess some assets. He has posted several photos with his cars, and the total value of his assets is reported to be more than $5 million in the current market rate. 

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Who is Jung-ho Kang's Girlfriend?

Well, most of the baseball player are involved in serious relationships with their girlfriend. It is similar in the case of Jung-ho Kang as he is also rumored to be in a romantic relationship with his gorgeous girlfriend T-ara's Hyomin for a long time. 

Jung and his rumored girlfriend Hyomin were supposed to be with each other in love relationship since 2015 when he began his MLB career. The details about his girlfriend and relationship status are hard to find as he never shared details about his love life and girlfriend in media. Well, some of the sources claim that he is single but the exact information about his current relationship is yet not revealed. 

Kang with his rumored girlfriend SOURCE: thebiglead.com

In addition to this, he hasn't shared hints on his social media which suggests that he likes to keep his personal life hidden from the general public and is a low-profiled man. Apart from this, he shares about his professional life on his official social media for his fans. 

Who is, Is Jung-ho Kang? His Childhood, Bio, and Parents

Jung-ho Kang is a native of South Korea who was born on April 5, 1987, in Gwangju, South Korea, to Korean parents. He holds Korean nationality, and his ethnicity is Asian. He spent his childhood in Korea where he was raised alongside his siblings. 

He played high school games for the Gwangju Jeil High School as their catcher. After that, his national team career started. 

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Jung-ho Kang Baseball Career

Jung-ho Kang is a professional baseball player who is currently a free agent, and previously he played in the position of the third baseman or shortstop. He also played in the Major league Baseball(MLB) for the Pittsburgh Pirates for almost four seasons. 

Jung also played for the Hyundai Unicorns and Nexen Heroes in the KBO League, and he is in the national team squad of the Sout Korea. Jung started his career in the KBO league with the Unicorns in 2006. After two seasons he was traded to Nexen Heroes in 2008. 

Jung-ho Kang was just released from the Pittsburg Pirates on August 4, 2019, and since then he is a free agent. Some of the other professional players of the Pirates include Chris Archer.

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