- Father Mother Melvin Upton
- Mother Yvonne Upton
- Birth Name Justin Irvin Upton
- Net Worth $40 million
- Currently Married Yes
- Birth Country Norfolk, Virginia
- Salary $22.12 million
- Married to Ashley Borror (m. 2015)
- Famous Name Justin Upton
- Children N/A
- Divorce N/A
- Nationality American
- Ethnicity Black
- Currently Club Detroit Tigers
Justin Irvin Upton is one of the prominent faces of the baseball world. He is one of the renowned baseball players ever. Professionally he is playing for Detroit Tigers of Major League Baseball (MLB) as an outfielder.
MLB player so far has a very exciting career and earns a heavy salary of $22.12 million per year from his club career and reportedly holds a net worth of around $45 million as of 2018.
Justin Upton's Early Life
Justin Upton was born on August 25, 1987, in Norfolk, Virginia to Melvin Upton (Father) and Yvonne Upton (Mother). He has an older brother named Melvin Upton Jr. who is also professional baseball outfielder for the Toronto Blue Jays. He is an African American baseball player and his zodiac sign is Virgo.
A tall and handsome Justin Upton first enrolled to Great Bridge High School in Chesapeake, Virginia. There he played baseball along with his older brother Melvin and competed on travel teams with Mark Reynolds, David Wright, and Ryan Zimmerman.
He played against Cameron Maybin in Amateur Athletic Union. After seeing his impressive game, Justin was recognized as an all-district shortstop and he won the AFLAC National High School Player of the Year Award.
Justin Upton's Career Highlights
After graduating from Great Bridge High School, Arizona Diamondbacks drafted Justin Upton with the overall selection in 2005 MLB Draft and there he initiated his Major League Baseball career.
He played 5 years for Arizona Diamondbacks from 2007 till 2012 then he moved to Atlanta Braves in the 2013-2014 season and again transferred to San Diego Padres in 2015. Justin has been selected to three All-Star teams and has won two Silver Slugger Awards.
Justin Upton was once rumored to be traded to Brandon Belt or Hunter Pence but the rumors later were falsified as he kept on playing
Personal life and Married Life
Moving onto Justin personal life, he got married to beautiful women named Ashley Borror in 2015. There is not a lot of information out there about Justin and Ashley’s relationship, but they reportedly were dating each other since 2008.
The couple is living a wonderful life together and has moved to their newly built home in Arizona. Further, the couple is blessed with a beautiful daughter named Sydnee Upton. Justin Upton is free from any extra-marital affairs related controversy and the family isn't caught in any divorce or separation rumors too.
Justin is popular in social networking sites like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He has almost 220K followers in his official Twitter account.
Justin Upton Net worth and Stats
A hard-hitter Justin Upton is 1.90m tall which is approximately 6 feet 2 inch and he weighs 93kg. According to 2018's data, his salary is reported to be around $22.12 million and his current net worth is reportedly around $45 million.