Kyle Higashioka Biography

( 1990 - )
September 22, 2019
First published on:February 4, 2019
by Jorden

Facts of Kyle Higashioka

Date of Birth: 1990, April 20
Age: 29 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet
Birth Name Kyle Harris Higashioka
Birth Place Huntington Beach, California
Famous Name Kyle Higashioka
Father Ted Higashioka
Mother Diane
Net Worth $1 million
Salary $500,000
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Profession baseball player
Currently Working For New York Yankees
University attended University of California
School attended Edison High School
Married to Alyse

Kyle Higashioka is an American professional baseball player who plays in the Major Baseball League (MLB). As of 2019, Kyle Harris Higashioka currently plays for the New York Yankees as their catcher. 

Harris Higashioka reportedly earns around $500,000 as his yearly salary from the New York Yankees. His current net worth is estimated at $1 million. Kyle is married to his girlfriend Alyse

Early Life

Kyle Harris Higashioka was born on April 20, 1990, in Huntington Beach, California to parents Ted Higashioka and Diane. He is of American nationality and belongs to the White ethnic group.

Kyle joined Edison High School in Huntington, California where he played for his high school baseball team. After completing high school, Kyle attended the University of California where he played for California Golden Bears.

Net Worth-$1 million

As of 2019, Kyle Harris Higashioka has an estimated net worth of over $1 million similar to that of Joe Magrane while the highest-paid player of the Yankees is Giancarlo Stanton. He currently earns an annual salary of about $272,490.

Estimated career earnings of Kyle:

2008  New York Yankees $500,000
2017  New York Yankees $535,000
2018  New York Yankees $272,490
Total Earnings   $1,307,490

Kyle signed a contract worth $500,000 after the MLB Draft in 2008 and has earned $1,307,490 in total through his NFL career. In addition to this, he is currently playing under a contract worth $562,900 for a year signed on March 9, 2019. 

Kyle promoting NIKE shoe
SOURCE: Instagram

He might have collected a nice car collection and seems to live a luxurious life which can be confirmed from his social media posts. Well, he also promotes NIKE which suggests that he is in an endorsement deal with the brand. 


Kyle Higashioka is married to his girlfriend Alyse. The couple tied the knot in November 2016 in Maui whereas they went for the honeymoon in Hawaii. 

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So thankful to be married to my incredible and beautiful wife!! 5 days in, having a blast in maui! Thanks to @kipthulin for the great photo

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So far there are no rumors or controversies about their divorce or separation and is living a happy married life with his wife Alyse.

Kyle and his wife Alyse SOURCE: Twitter

Kyle is a fluent Japanese language speaker and besides, he also speaks Spanish. Currently, he is taking mechanical engineering classes at Orange Coast College since he promised his mother to complete his college degree.

Alyse's birthday is on April 3rd and Kyle also took time from his busy life to wish on her birthday.


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Happy birthday to my beautiful wife! I get to be younger than you for the next 18 days again! @alyse.higgy Love you!

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The Famous MLB star is 6 feet in height and has a decent weight. Kyle Harris Higashioka is not only a world-class athlete but also has a very attractive individual.

Other than being a famous MLB star, Kyle Harris Higashioka is pretty famous in social media.

Professional Career

Kyle started his career with the New York Yankees after being selected in the 2008 MLB Draft. After playing for two seasons in 2015, he became the minor league, free agent.

Kyle Higashioka
SOURCE: Wikipedia

Later the New York opted for Scranton / Wilkes-Barre in Higashioka for the start of the 2017 season. He was promoted to the Major league after the injury of Gary Sanchez.

Kyle had his first major league hit, a home run against David Price after his major league career 0-for-22. Currently, he is playing for New York since 2008.

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