Keone Kela Biography

( 1993 - )
February 11, 2019
First published on:February 10, 2019
by Jorden

Facts of Keone Kela

Date of Birth: 1993, April 16
Age: 26 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
Birth Name Keone Cole Kela
Birth Place Los Angeles, California, United States
Famous Name Keone Kela
Horoscope Aries
Father John Kela
Mother Shannon Kela
Net Worth $5 million
Salary $3,175,000
Past Team Texas Rangers
School Location Carson, California
Contract 1 year / $3,175,000
Career Earnings $6,043,710
Position in Team Relief Pitcher
Current team Pittsburgh Pirates
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Profession baseball player
Currently Working For Pittsburgh Pirates
University attended Everett Community College
School attended Carson Senior High School

Keone Kela is an American professional baseball player who plays in the Major Baseball League (MLB).As of 2019, Keone Cole Kela currently plays for the Pittsburgh Pirates as their Relief Pitcher. Keone Cole Kela has played for other teams like Texas Rangers.

 

As a Relief Pitcher, Keone Cole Kela reportedly earns around $3,175,000 as his yearly salary from Pittsburgh Pirates. Further, Keone Cole Kela has an estimated net worth of over $5 million.

Keone Kela's Bio and Early Life

Keone Cole Kela was born to parents John Kela and Shannon Kela in Los Angeles, California, USA, on April 16, 1993. He is American according to his nationality and belongs to the ethnic white group. In addition, Aries is his star sign.

Keone joined Carson Senior High School in Carson, California and later graduated from Chief Sealth High School. After that, he played baseball for the Everett Community College as their center fielder.

Keone Kela Salary and Net Worth

As of 2019, Keone Cole Kela has an estimated net worth of over $5 million which is same as that of Odubel Herrera. He reportedly signed a 1 year / $3,175,000 contract with Pittsburgh Pirates. 

The highest-paid player of the Pittsburgh Pirates is Francisco Cervelli who earns an annual average salary of $11,500,000 and the highest paid player of the MLB is Clayton Kershaw earning $34 million as an annual salary.

Estimated career earnings from his playing career until now are listed below:

YEAR TEAM SALARY/INCOME
2012 Texas Rangers $100,000
2015 Texas Rangers $507,500
2016 Texas Rangers $518,000
2017 Texas Rangers $543,210
2018 Pittsburgh Pirates $400,024
2018 Texas Rangers $799,976
2019 Pittsburgh Pirates $3,175,000
Total Earnings   $6,043,710

Furthermore, the contract includes a guaranteed sum of around $3,175,000 and has an average salary of $3,175,000 annually. Keone Cole Kela so far has made earnings of $6,043,710 from his entire MLB career.

Keone Kela's Personal Life

The detailed information regarding the relationship/affair and probable wife/spouse/girlfriend is not disclosed on media. 

The 26 years old MLB player keeps his personal life low-profile and stays away from rumors and controversies and is a career-focused man. So far there is no news about his love life. 

His mother was only 16 years old when Kela was born and his father was only 15 years old. Although Kela was born in Los Angeles, his father's family is from Hawaii.

In addition to being a famous MLB relief pitcher, Keone Cole Kela is well known in social media. The famous MLB star is 6 feet 1 inch tall in height and is not only a world-class athlete but also an attractive person.

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Keone Kela's Professional Career

Kela began his MLB career with theTexas Rangers after being selected in the 2012 MLB draft as their pitcher. He played for over five years with the Rangers and during his time with Texas he underwent stem-cell therapy for his shoulder treatment.

CAPTION: Keone Kela SOURCE: MLB.com

Later he was traded to the Pittsburgh Pirates on July 31, 2018, in exchange for Taylor Hearn and Sherten Apostel.


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