Mookie Betts

by John Max 25 May,2016
Mookie Betts
Body Stats
Height 5 Feet 9 Inch
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Markus Lynn Betts
  • Birth Place Nashville, Tennessee
  • Famous Name Mookie Betts
  • Father Willie Betts
  • Mother Diana Benedict
  • Net Worth $6 million
  • Salary $10.5 million
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity Mix
  • Currently Married N/A
  • Divorce N/A
  • Children 1
  • Affair with Brianna Hammonds
  • Girlfriend Brianna Hammonds

Mookie Betts, who whose full name is “Markus Lynn“Mookie Betts, is an American professional baseball right fielder for the Boston Red Sox of Major League Baseball. He was drafted by the Red Sox in 2011, and made his MLB debut in the 2014 season, sharing time between second base and the outfield. He is one of the emerging and rising names in the world of baseball.  

 

As of 2018, his net worth is approximately $6 million and his annual average salary is $10.5 million. Regarding his personal life, he is yet to be married but shares an adorable daughter together with his childhood sweetheart.

Mookie Betts Early Life

A native of Nashville, Tennessee, Mookie Betts was born on October 7, 1992, to Diana Benedict and Willie Belts. He is an American by his nationality and belongs to mix ethnicity. His astrological sign is Libra. 

Betts went to John Overton High School in Nashville, Tennessee. Since his high school days, he has a strong devotion towards the game of baseball. In 2011, he batted 509 with 30 steals and was honorable mention inclusion for the Louisville Slugger High School All-American list.

He fetched a baseball scholarship from the University of Tennessee also getting recruited by Mississippi State University, University of Alabama, and Vanderbilt University. 

Mookie Betts Professional Life

In the 2011 MLB Draft, Betts was selected in the 5th round with the 172nd overall pick by Boston Red Sox. Further, he played two seasons for the minor leagues. He was promoted to the Red Sox on June 28, 2014.

He is also an avid bowler; he bowled all the way through his youth and competed in the PBA World Series of Bowling in Reno, Nevada, in 2015.

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On June 29, 2014, Betts made his debut recording his first major league career hit against Yankees starter Chase Whitley in the fourth inning. On 19th July, he was optioned to Triple-A Pawtucket when Shane Victorino was activated from the disabled list. On 1st August, he was recalled and was again optioned back and again re-called on 18th August 2014.

on 11th September 2014, Betts was named the second base following to regular baseman Dustin Pedroia and Brock Holt.

Betts was named to the 2018 MLB All-Star Game as an American League starting outfielder. After 2018 MVP season, he earned his 3rd consecutive Gold Glove. Further, he was named the American League MVP, making him the only player in American League history to win the World Series. 

Mookie Betts Personal Life

Mookie Betts, 26, is neither married nor single. Currently, he is engaged to his long-time girlfriend Brianna Hammonds. His fiance, Brianna was born on August 7, 1994, and graduated from Middle Tennessee State University in 2015.

The lovebird has known each other since middle school and has been together since then. On 6th November 2018, the couple welcomed their first baby girl. 

Till the date, there is no news and rumors popped out in media sites regarding their break up, and extra affairs. 

Mookie Betts Net Worth

MLB star, Betts has a great physique; he stands at the height of 5 feet and 9 inches. As of 2018, his net worth is approximately $6 million. His current salary is reported $10.5 million, which he gets through his native club Boston Red Sox. 

He is available on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram and they are increasing day by day. Moreover, info about his bio can be taken from Wiki.

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