- Famous Name
- Birth Name Robert Davis Wooten
- Birth Place Goldsboro, North Carolina
- Famous Name Rob Wooten
- Birth Date July 21, 1985
- Net Worth $1.5 million
- Salary $700,000
- Height 1.85 m
- Nationality American
- Profession MLB player
- University attended University of North Carolina
- School attended Charles B. Aycock HS
- Married to Kate Thomson
- Religion Christan
Rob Wooten is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Cincinnati Reds, Milwaukee Brewers, and recently he has joined his former team Milwaukee Brewers in MLB. He has played several years in the minor league but recently, 2019 he started to appears in Major leagues.
The Brewers pitcher was born on July 21, 1985, in Goldsboro, North Carolina. He completed his high school education from Charles B. Aycock HS (Pikeville, NC) and later on, he joined the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He was drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 13th round of the 2008 MLB, in Amateur Draft from the University of North Carolina.
Rob Wooten is a baseball pitcher whos has earned a pretty much decent amount of fortune and fame through his professional career. His estimated net worth is around $1.5 million.
While playing with Milwaukee Brewers in the minor league in 2013 his annual salary was around $200,000. After resigning, he was recruited in Atlanta Braves in 2016 where he used to gain $250,000 as an annual salary.
Following the same year, he joined Cincinnati Reds where he used to appear for minor league and he used to earn $300,000 and in 2019 he made his appearance in Major League where he is receiving $700,000 as an annual salary where he used to play alongside David Hernandez, Nick Senzel, Tucker Barnhart, etc.
He is having sponsorship from several but renown brands such as Nike and Under Armour but he has not revealed his earnings from his endorsements.
Tied In A Knot With Katie Thomas
Popular star Rob has been married to Katie Thomas on October 25, 2008. Katie and Rob belong from the same town Sanford and the couple has started dating since 2005.
His wife Katie is the daughter Markie Thomas who died before her daughter's marriage. Markie used to be a baseball fan and Rob and Markie used to love spending time watching baseball games. Her death was upsetting for him and for his wife as well.
When Rob decided to purpose Katie, he planned a very heartwarming event where he first kept the ring out of sight of everyone, secure in his room and lit candles and he had arranged roses for decoration. He asked her to marry him on December 15, 2007.
The ring which Rob used to purpose Katie, that belongs to Katie's mom Markie Thomas. Her mom gifted her ring to Rob so that after her death her daughter will wear it.
Rob Wooden used to be very closed to his Mother-in-law Markie Thomas and after her death, he and his beloved wife decided to open Dental Foundation in the memory of Markie Thomas.
They started foundation as Dental Foundation of North Carolina UNC School of Dentistry which is located in Chapel Hill and the foundation is focused to create a scholarship to recognize Markie Thomas and provide scholarships for the student who have shown a high standard of achievement in dental school.
Awards and Honours
- PCL Mid-Season All-Star
- FSL Pitcher of the Week
- FSL Mid-Season All-Star