Jon Jay Biography

( 1985 - )
September 3, 2019
First published on:September 3, 2019
by Jorge

Facts of Jon Jay

Date of Birth: 1985, March 15
Age: 34 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Birth Name Jonathan Henry Jay
Birth Place Miami, Florida
Famous Name Jon Jay
Horoscope Pisces
Father Justo Jay
Mother Maria Marta Jay
Net Worth $20 million
Salary $4,000,000
Contract 1 year / $4,000,000
Career Earnings $33,049,000
Weight 91 kg
Current team Chicago White Sox
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Profession MLB player
Currently Working For Chicago White Sox
University attended University of Miami
School attended Christopher Columbus High School,
Currently Married yes
Married to Nikki Stecich
Children 2

Jon Jay is an American professional baseball player who plays as a Centerfielder for the Chicago White Sox of Major League Baseball (MLB). Additionally, Jon was first drafted by the Cardinals in the 2006 MLB draft as the second-round selection. Moreover, he made his MLB debut on April 26, 2010, for the St. Louis Cardinals. Further, in his entire playing career, he has played for the teams like the St. Louis Cardinals, San Diego Padres, Chicago Cubs, Kansas City Royals and Arizona Diamondbacks.

 Jon, who has played in the MLB for ten seasons has an estimated net worth over $20 million. Further, he has accumulated $33,049,000 as entire career earnings. Besides, he is a married man and currently married to his beautiful wife, Nikki Stecich.

Jon Jay Earnings; How much is his Net Worth?

As of 2019, Jon has an estimated net worth over $20 million which is entirely generated from his professional career. Also, he has accumulated $33,049,000 as entire career earnings. As of now, Jon receives $4,000,000 as an annual average salary which makes him the 9th highest-paid player of the Sox.

The top-paid player of the team is Jose Abreu and Ivan Nova who has an annual salry of around $16,015,000 and $9,166,668 respectively. As per his current contract with Chicago White Sox, he penned 1 year / $4,000,000 contract which included $4,000,000 as a guaranteed amount.   

Jon's career earnings and contract:

YEAR TEAM EARNINGS
2006 St. Louis Cardinals $480,000
2010 St. Louis Cardinals $400,000
2011 St. Louis Cardinals $416,000
2012 St. Louis Cardinals $504,000
2013 St. Louis Cardinals $524,000
2014 St. Louis Cardinals $3,250,000
2015 St. Louis Cardinals $4,750,000
2016 San Diego Padres $6,225,000
2017 Chicago Cubs $8,000,000
2018 Arizona Diamondbacks $3,387,093
2018 Kansas City Royals $1,112,907
2019 Chicago White Sox $4,000,000

Furthermore, he is expected to earn $4,000,000 as a base salary, while carrying a total salary of $4,000,000 in 2019. Likewise, he is 277th best-paid player of entire MLB in 2019 whereas Stephen Strasburg and Max Scherzer are the top paid player who receives $38,333,334 and $37,505,562 as an annual salary respectively. 

In addition, the details about his additional earnings from endorsement deals and commercials are not in the media yet. Likewise, the deatils about Jon's personal assets and property valuation is not in the media yet. Well, we are constantly in a hunt for more detailed information and make sure you visit us again as we will undoubtedly come up with all the information regarding his valuable assets soon. 

Contract deatils and transactions

  • Drafted by St. Louis (STL): Round 2 (#74 overall) in JUN 6 2006
  • Signed a contract with St. Louis (STL) in JUN 28 2006
  • Signed a contract with St. Louis (STL) in JUN 28 2006
  • Signed a 1 year $416k contract with St. Louis (STL) in FEB 21 2011
  • Signed a 1 year $504k contract with St. Louis (STL) in FEB 22 2012
  • Signed a 1 year $524k contract with St. Louis (STL) in MAR 1 2013
  • Signed a 1 year $3.25 million contract with St. Louis (STL) in JAN 17 2014
  • Signed a 2 year $10.975 million contract with St. Louis (STL) in FEB 9 2015
  • Traded to San Diego (SD) from St. Louis (STL) for Jedd Gyorko and $9 million in DEC 8 2015
  • Signed a 1 year $8 million contract with Chicago (CHC) in NOV 29 2016
  • Signed a 1 year $3 million contract with Kansas City (KC) in MAR 6 2018
  • Traded to Arizona (ARI) from Kansas City (KC) for Gabe Speier and Elvis Luciano in JUN 6 2018
  • Signed a 1 year $4 million contract with Chicago (CHW) in JAN 8 2019

Is Jon Jay Married? Want to know about his Wife and Children? 

Yes, Jon belongs to the married club and as of now, he is in a romantic marital relationship with his wife, Nikki Stecich. The couple dated for long until they decide to get married in 2013.

 

Reportedly, the duo engaged in 2011 and after 2 years the duo walked down the aisle on November 2013, in Saint Jude Melkite Catholic Church in Miami.

Jon Jay with his wife SOURCE: Player Wags

Moreover, the couple's wedding reception was held at the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens. With the reference of their wedding pictures, we found that the ceremony was planned lavishly in the presence of their friends and family. 

Besides, the couple is proud parents of their twin girls who were born on December 1, 2016.

Jon Jay and his wife SOURCE: Diego Pocovi

Reportedly, the couple started dating when both of them attended the University of Miami. The chemistry between perfectly clicked because both of them were into sports. Jon's then-girlfriend played on the women’s soccer team, appearing on defense in 2005.

Jon Jay and his wife on their wedding day SOURCE: diegopocovi

In addition, the couple is involved in charity work as Jon hosted a charity bowling event at Lucky Strikes Lanes in Miami Beach, Florida which raised $25,000 which was used to help homeless centers throughout the Miami-area. 

Who is Nikki Stecich? Know about her in detail

Nikki Stecich is a beautiful wife of the famous MLB player Jon Jay. Moreover, Mrs. Nikki Steich Jay was born on April 11, 1987, as a Nicole Marle Stecich. Talking about her education, she attended the University of Miami, the place where she met the love of her life. 

Talking about her profession, she also works as a teacher who appears on the Young Professional Board for the Children’s Miracle Network Hospital.  

Nikki with her husband Jon Jay SOURCE: YouTube

Nikki is a graduate of the University of Miami in 2009 where she earned a Bachelor degree in Secondary Education in Elementary Education. Prior to joining Children’s Miracle Network Hospital, she worked in the project that basically focused on providing education and nutrition for children in the Dominican Republic. 

Jon Jay Body Measurement (Height and Weight)

Jon stands in the height of 1.8 m (5 feet 9 inch) and weighs around 91 kg

Jon Jay Early Life, Bio, Family, and Childhood

Jon was born on March 15, 1985, in Miami, Florida to Justo Jay and Maria Marta Jay. He holds American citizenship and belongs to white ethnicity. Also, Jon was born under the star sign Pisces.

Talking about his early career, he attended Christopher Columbus High School, in Miami. Later, in his amateur career, he committed to play for Miami Hurricanes baseball team of the University of Miami.     

Jon Jay Professional Career

As of 2019, Jon plays as a Centerfielder for the Chicago White Sox of Major League Baseball (MLB). Additionally, Jon was first drafted by the Cardinals in the 2006 MLB draft as the second-round selection. Moreover, he made his MLB debut on April 26, 2010, for the St. Louis Cardinals.

Further, in his entire playing career, he has played for the teams like the St. Louis Cardinals, San Diego Padres, Chicago Cubs, Kansas City Royals and Arizona Diamondbacks. One of his notable career achievement includes World Series champion in 2011.


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