Luke Voit Biography

August 22, 2020
First published on:August 22, 2020
by John Max

Facts of Luke Voit

Birth Name Luke Voit
Birth Place Wildwood, Missouri
Famous Name Louis Linwood Voit III
Father Lou Voit
Mother Janice Voit
Net Worth $0.6 Million
Salary $234,815
Position in Team First baseman
Current team New York Yankees
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Profession MLB Player
Currently Married Yes
Married to Tori Rigman

Louis Linwood Voit III famous as Luke Voit is an American professional baseball first baseman who is currently signed to the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball (MLB). After his senior year at Missouri State University, he was picked by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 22nd round of the 2013 MLB draft.

Wildwood, Missouri native, Voit was born on 13th February 1991, under the star sign Aquarius. The twenty-nine years old is an American by nationality and is of white ethnic background. Regarding his physique, he stands 1.91 m and weighs 102 kg.

How Much Is Luke Voit Net Worth? Contract & Salary

Luke Voit is currently under a 1 year / $634,000 contract with the New York Yankees, including $634,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $634,000. In 2020, his base salary is $634,000. His adjusted salary with the New York Yankees is $234,815. Roosters such as Gerrit Cole, Masahiro Tanaka, and Aroldis Chapman are the highest-paid rooster of the team. 

As of 2020, his net worth is estimated at $0.6 million. 

NFL Career Earning 

Year Team Earning
2017 St. Louis Cardinals $271,839
2018 St. Louis Cardinals $52,740
2018 New York Yankees $164,080
2019 New York Yankees $573,200
2020 New York Yankees $234,815

Relationship Status: Married

Luke Voit and his wife, Tori Rigman attended Lafayette High School and started dating since their school days. After graduation, Voit starred as a catcher at Missouri State University while she went to the University of Iowa. Despite they chose different Universities to attend, they always managed to stick around. 

A picture from Luke Voit wedding SOURCE: Instagram @lukevoit

In October 2017, Voit popped the question while the two were on vacation. Around the same year, they scored a house and a Chevy truck. On 15th December 2018, the couple tied the knot at the Stone House of St. Charles in St. Louis.

Parents & Early Years

Luke Voit is the son of Janice Voit and Lou Voit. He grew up alongside his siblings: a sister, Kate Voit, and a brother, John Voit, a former defensive lineman for the Army Black Knight football team.

Voit enrolled at Lafayette High School where he played for the school team as a first baseman and third baseman in his first three years, and as a catcher in his senior year. After graduation, he signed for the Missouri State Bears for four years.  

MLB Career

At the 2013 MLB Draft, the St. Louis Cardinals selected Voit in the 22nd round. He started his professional career with the State College Spikes of the Class A-Short Season New York-Penn League. After three seasons in the minor leagues, he was promoted to the major leagues on 25th June 2017. He made his debut against the Pittsburgh Pirates.

On 27th July 2018, Voit was traded to the New York Yankees along with bonus pool money. He started his first base for the Yankees in the 2018 AL Wild Card Game.

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