LaMonte Wade Jr.

by Jorge 04 Nov,2019
LaMonte Wade Jr.
Personal Info
  • Birth Name LaMonte Aaron Wade Jr.
  • Net Worth $0.5 million
  • Salary $555,000
  • Birth Country Baltimore, Maryland
  • Famous Name LaMonte Wade Jr.
  • Contract 1 year / $555,000
  • Position in Team Outfielder
  • Nationality American
  • Current team Minnesota Twins
  • Ethnicity African
  • Profession Baseball player
  • Currently Club Minnesota Twins
  • University attended University of Maryland
  • School attended St. Paul's School

An American professional baseball outfielder, LaMonte Wade Jr. currently plays for the Minnesota Twins of Major League Baseball (MLB). The Minnesota Twins first drafted LaMonte as a ninth-round, 260th overall selection. Furthermore, he made his professional debut on June 28, 2019, playing for the Minnesota Twins.

LaMonte was born on January 1, 1994, in Baltimore, Maryland, where he attended St. Paul's School as a kid. As per Wade's birth, he is an American native and belongs to the ethnic group of Africans. Additionally, he has a brother named Jamal who is also a professional baseball player, playing for the Terrapins. 

Net Worth: $0.5 Million

The rising baseball star, LaMont has a net worth over $0.5 million, which we believe is entirely collected from his professional career. As per his contract with Minnesota Twins, he agreed one year / $555,000 deal which includes $555,000 as a guaranteed amount.

Also, his contract assures him of earning $555,000 as an annual average salary. Back in 2015, he earned $168,000 as a signing bonus from Minnesota Twins.  

Moreover, at the end of 2019, he is expected to collect $723,000 as career earnings. Besides, the salary he is receiving makes him the 49th best-paid player of his team while the 1st and 2nd best-players are Nelson Cruz and Marwin Gonzalez with an annual average salary of $14,000,000 and $12,000,000 respectively.   

Relationship Status: Single

The news about LaMonte's affair and relationship is not surfaced in the media to date. Additionally, he is among the athletes who prefers to keep his personal life private. However, he might be secretly dating his probable girlfriend and waiting for the perfect time to introduce her publically.  

LaMonte Wade with his family SOURCE: Instagram

In contrast, LaMonte has prioritized his family rather than love affairs. In one of the posts on his Instagram account, he posted a picture of his parents captioning, "The reason I play the game!.

Began Baseball Career with Maryland Terrapins

As a kid, he attended St. Paul's School in Brooklandville, Maryland and later attended the University of Maryland, College Park where is officially began his professional career.

He played college-level baseball, representing the team Maryland Terrapins. Talking about his stats for Maryland, Wade had a.394 average on-base in three seasons, walking more than he struck out.   

Professional Career

LaMonte currently plays as an Outfielder for the Minnesota Twins of Major League Baseball (MLB). Reportedly, he was first drafted by the Minnesota Twins as a ninth-round, 260th overall selection.

Lamonte wade posing in Minnesota Twins jersey SOURCE: Instagram @lamonte.wade

Furthermore, he made his professional debut on June 28, 2019, playing for the Minnesota Twins and playing against Chicago White Sox. Before being promoted to the major league, he played for the minor league teams like Cedar Rapids Kernels, Fort Myers and many more. 

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