Byron Buxton Biography

( 1993 - )
November 6, 2019
First published on:November 6, 2019
by Jorge

Facts of Byron Buxton

Date of Birth: 1993, December 18
Age: 26 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet
Birth Name Byron Keiron Buxton
Birth Place Baxley, Georgia
Famous Name Byron Buxton
Horoscope Sagittarius
Father Felton Buxton
Mother Carrie Buxton
Net Worth $8 million
Salary $1,750,000
Contract 1 year / $1,750,000
Career Earnings $9,050,528
Weight 85 kg
Current team Minnesota Twins
Nationality American
Ethnicity African
Profession Baseball player
Currently Working For Minnesota Twins
University attended University of Georgia
School attended Appling County High School
Currently Married yes
Married to Lindsey Tillery
Children 1

2017 golden glove winner, Buxton is an American professional baseball player who plays as a Centerfielder for the Minnesota Twins of Major League Baseball (MLB). Additionally, Byron was first selected by the Minnesota Twins in the 2012 MLB Draft as a second overall pick. Moreover, he made his MLB debut on June 14, 2015, for the Minnesota Twins. 

The native of Baxley, Georgia, Byron was born on December 18, 1993, to Felton Buxton and Carrie Buxton. As per Buxton's birth details, he is an American native and belongs to the ethnic group of Africans. Also, the famous centerfielder was born under the star sign Aries.   

Salary and Net Worth

Byron, who has played in the MLB for five seasons, has an estimated net worth over $8 million. Further, he has collected $9,050,528 as his entire career earnings. As of now, Bryon receives $1,750,000 as an annual salary from his team, Minnesota Twins.

Byron has a contract with Twins and as per his contract, he signed one year / $1,750,000 contract which includes $1,750,000 a guaranteed amount on JAN 11 2019.

YEAR TEAM EARNINGS
2012 Minnesota Twins $6,000,000
2015 Minnesota Twins $124,795
2016 Minnesota Twins $344,523
2017 Minnesota Twins $535,000
2018 Minnesota Twins $296,210
2019 Minnesota Twins $1,750,000

Reportedly, Byron is the 19th best-paid player of Twins while Nelson Cruz and Marwin Gonzalez are among the highest earner of the team with an annual salary of $14,000,000 and $12,000,000 respectively.

Likewise, Buxton stands in the #446 position among the highest-paid player in 2019 whereas Stephen Strasburg and Max Scherzer lead the table of the highest-paid player with an annual average salary of $38,333,334 and $37,505,562 respectively.

Byron endorses an Adidas brand SOURCE: Instagram @buckdaddy103

Apart from career earnings, Buxton also earns an additional amount of money by endorsing different brands including Adidas. Likewise, he also has promoted the watches of Uncle Jack on his Instagram account, suggesting that he might be associated with the brand. Similarly, he is an owner of Ford car which he often flaunts in his social account.  

Contract Details

  • Drafted by Minnesota (MIN): Round 1 (#2 overall) on JUN 4 2012
  • Signed a contract with Minnesota (MIN) on JUN 13 2012
  • Signed a one year $512,500 contract with Minnesota (MIN) on MAR 4 2016
  • Signed a one year $535,000 contract with Minnesota (MIN) on MAR 14 2017
  • Signed a one year $570,000 contract with Minnesota (MIN) on MAR 23 2018
  • Signed a one year $1.75 million contract with Minnesota (MIN), avoiding arbitration on JAN 11 2019

Married to Lindsey Tillery

Byron Buxton is married to his lovely wife, Lindsey Tillery. Reportedly, Baron dated his then-girlfriend until 2012 before they decided to tie a knot. Reportedly, the couple officially became Mr. & Mrs. Buxton on February 10, 2016. Likewise, the couple is a parent of a son named Brixton Buxton, who was born in 2013. 

Byron Buxton with his wife SOURCE: Instagram

Further, Byron adores his wife a lot, in one of his post in an Instagram account, he posted a picture of his wife with a caption: "[email protected] So thankful to have you in my life, and be by my side every day! I love you!

Byron Buxton with his family SOURCE: Instagram

Moreover, his wife and son often attend his game to cheer him up. Additionally, the couple loves traveling together and through Byron's Instagram account, he expressed his gratitude to God for having such an understanding partner. 

He posted a picture with a caption "What a year it's been! I am very blessed to have a wife that likes to travel, don't mind driving, loves some baseball, and also takes care of my mini-me when I'm traveling! Very thankful The Lord brought such a strong, loving woman like you into my life! It's not easy doing the things that you do! As Brix would say, " I Love You Windsey!"  

Also, his wife never misses mentioning him on her Instagram account. On the occasion of his 25th birthday, she posted a picture caption: "Happy Birthday to my sweet Hubby! I hope you feel extra loved today and know how much we love & appreciate you! Thank you for always putting us first  Enjoy your day, we love YOU!!"

The love-bird often goes for a vacation along with their son. The places they were spotted enjoying their time are like Walt Disney World, Smuggler's Cove Adventure Golf, 

Byron Buxton Body Measurement 

Byron Buxton stands in the height of 1.85 m (6 feet) and weighs around 85 kg.

As an Amateur

Talking about his early life, Byron started playing baseball when he was just six years old. As a teenager, he attended Appling County High School in Baxley, Georgia where he began playing baseball and was also interested in other sports like basketball and football. Later, Buxton enrolled at the University of Georgia and began playing college-level baseball. 

Professional Career

As of 2019, Byron Buxton plays as a Centerfielder for the Minnesota Twins of Major League Baseball (MLB). Additionally, Byron was first selected by the Minnesota Twins in the 2012 MLB Draft as a second overall pick.

Moreover, he made his MLB debut on June 14, 2015, for the Minnesota Twins. One of his most notable career achievements includes the Gold Glove Award in 2017.


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