Adam Wainwright Biography

( 1981 - )
November 6, 2019
First published on:November 6, 2019
by Jorden

Facts of Adam Wainwright

Date of Birth: 1981, August 30
Age: 38 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Birth Name Adam Parrish Wainwright
Birth Place Brunswick, Georgia
Famous Name Adam Wainwright
Father Bill
Mother Nancy
Net Worth around $0 million
Salary $10 million
Past Team Atlanta Braves and St. Louis Cardinals
Siblings brother Trey
School Location Brunswick, Georgia
Career Earnings $146 million
Position in Team Pitcher
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Profession baseball player
Started career as baseball player
School attended Glynn Academy
Married to Jenny Curry
Children four daughters and a adopted son Caleb

Adam Wainwright popularly known as Uncle Charlie is a professional MLB player who remains a free agent currently. Previously he played for the St. Louis Cardinals for more than a decade as their pitcher. Three times world champion made his MLB debut on September 11, 2005, with Cardinals. Moreover, his MLB selection was done by the Atlanta Braves organization.

The two times Golden Glove Award winner Adam was born on 30th August 1981, in Brunswick, Georgia. Throughout his career, he received many achievements including Silver Nugget Award, Two times NL wins leader, and three times All-Star. 

Apart from his MLB career, he is also a kind-hearted man who involves in social works. Besides, he has adopted a son Caleb Adam Wainwright born on February 8, 2019. Well, he is currently enjoying his married life with wife Jenny Curry and four daughters.

Net Worth

There are a few MLB players whose overall career earnings exceed $100 million and Adam is included in that list. He was just announced as a free agent but before that, he received an annual salary of around $10 million. Well, he also received a salary of more than $10 million in his previous seasons which clearly suggests that his net worth will be in seven digits figure. 

Let's explore his salaries in tabular form:

Season Team Salary
2000 Atlanta Braves $1,250,000
2004 St.Louis Cardinals $300,000
2005 St.Louis Cardinals $316,000
2006 St.Louis Cardinals $327,000
2007 St.Louis Cardinals $410,000
2008 St.Louis Cardinals $1,250,000
2009 St.Louis Cardinals $2,700,000
2010 St.Louis Cardinals $4,800,000
2011 St.Louis Cardinals $6,500,000
2012 St.Louis Cardinals $9,000,000
2013 St.Louis Cardinals $12,150,000
2014 St.Louis Cardinals $19,550,000
2015 St.Louis Cardinals $19,500,000
2016 St.Louis Cardinals $19,550,000
2017 St.Louis Cardinals $19,500,000
2018 St.Louis Cardinals $19,500,000
2019 St.Louis Cardinals $10,000,000

Adam's total earnings are around $146 million which is incredible as you can see this massive income is a fortune gained by some of the professional players. Besides, during his MLB career, he signed a huge contract with Cardinals worth $97.5 million in 2013 for five years. Well, his first contract was worth $300,000 in 2004 with St. Louis. 

Assets

Alike other MLB player, Adam also possess some of the expensive properties including house and cars. As per the online sources, he bought a luxurious mansion located in Chesterfield, Missouri for $735,000 in July 2008. The house covers the area of 4451 sq.feet which includes five bedrooms and five bathrooms. 

Adam's Chesterfield house bought in 2008 SOURCE: bizjournals.com

Furthermore, the details regarding his other assets are yet to be disclosed in the media. Stay connected for further updates on his assets. 

Charity

As mentioned above, Adam Wainwright is a sociable person who maintains his professional life and social life in an efficient way. Adam is involved in several charity events raising funds for various causes. In an event in 2015, he raised a total of $1 million. The event was called Big League Impact which was hosted in eight cities.

Moreover, his friends David Wright, Hunter Pence, and John Smoltz also helped him raise the fund. 

Walked Down Aisle with Jenny Curry

The 28 years old Georgian player is married to his longtime sweetheart Jenny Curry in 2004. As per the reports, he proposed his wife in 2003 December when he was being traded to Cardinals from Atlanta Braves. Since they have been married almost one and a half decades ago, so it is hard to extract details regarding their wedding.

Adam with his wife Jenny Curry SOURCE: fabwags

As of now, the couple is happily enjoying their married life and their relationship seems to last long. Moreover, after completing almost fifteen years in marital relationship, there are no disputes reported so far which indicates that they are surely made for each other.

Talking about his wife, she completed her interior designing degree from Georgia Southern University.

Childen-Four daughters and a son

Adam and his wife Jenny have a perfect family and they have five children so far. The couple has four daughters named Macy Wainwright, Baylie Grace, Morgan Addison. Details about his fourth daughter are not available in media despite her photo. 

: Adam with his wife and daughters watching Blue's game on October 12, 2018 SOURCE: https://theathletic.com/

In addition to this, he also has a son named Caleb Adam Wainwright born on February 8, 2019, which was adopted by the family. They officially announced the adoption in April 2019 after two months of Caleb's birth. They seem very much happy by adding a new member to their family.

Wainwright couple's adopted son Caleb SOURCE: https://www.stltoday.com/

On the day of adoption Adam remembered "My eyes welled up all over again “Even though he’s been (with us) for over two months already, it became real to me that a guy with four daughters – I’ve got a little boy now to call my own. It’s so special. I smooched him all over.”

Family and Education

Adan Wainwright is the child to parents Bill and Nancy born in Georgia. Well, his father was an attorney while the mother worked as a real estate agent. He also has a brother named Trey who works as an attorney. Adam and his brother were raised by his mother as their parents divorced when they were children.

Apart from this, he enrolled at the Glynn Academy where he played for his high school team. Later he entered the MLB career and didn't join college. 

Highlights

Adam has outstanding stats in his MLB career and a short clip of his career performance is highlighted below. 

 

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