Jacob deGrom

Jacob Anthony deGrom is an American professional baseball pitcher for the New York Mets of Major League Baseball.

Jacob Anthony deGrom famed as Jacob deGrom is an American professional baseball pitcher. At present, he is playing for the New York Mets of Major League Baseball (MLB). Jacob deGrom began playing baseball as a shortstop and was converted into a pitcher during his junior year at Stetson.

He was selected by the Mets in the ninth round of the 2010 MLB draft, and he made his MLB debut with the Mets on 15th May 2014. He was named the National League’s (NL) Rookie of the Month twice, and the NL Rookie of the Year.

He was selected as an MLB All-Star in the years 2015,2018 and 2019. He led the NL in strikeouts in 2019 and won the Cy Young Award for the second year in a row.

Bio, Age, Parents, Nationality

Jacob was born on 19th June 1988 in DeLand, Florida. His birth name is Jacob Anthony deGrom. His nationality is American and his ethnicity is White.

He is Christian by religion and his star sign is Gemini. His age is only 35 years old.

In terms of parents: He was born to his father, Tony deGrom, and his mother, Tammy deGrom. He attended Calvary Christian Academy, where he played baseball and basketball.

He then attended Stetson University and played college baseball for the Stetson Hatters. He played in the American Legion baseball and was noticed by the coaches for the Stetson Hatters, the baseball team of Stetson University. In 2019, he celebrated his 31st birthday with his friends.

Education Details

In terms of education: DeGrom attended Calvary Christian Academy, a small school in Ormond Beach, Florida, where he played baseball and basketball.

Quick Facts About Jacob deGrom

Full Name Jacob Anthony deGrom
Nick Name Jacob
Profession(s) Baseball Pitcher
Personal Life
Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday June 19, 1988
Birth Place DeLand, Florida, United States
Nationality American

Jacob deGrom: Career, Net Worth 2023

The net worth of this famous Jacob deGrom is estimated to have $25 Million as of 2023. He has made $25,085,924 in his entire career earnings.

He is receiving $27,500,000 as an average annual salary. He signed a five-year / $137,500,000 deal which included $10,000,000 as a signing bonus and $137,500,000 as a guaranteed amount as per his contract.

  • Jacob started playing baseball in his high school.
  • As a senior, the Florida Sports Writers Association named him to the All-Florida second team.
  • He enrolled at Stetson and played for the Hatters after going unselected in the Major League Baseball (MLB) draft out of high school.
  • During his freshman and sophomore seasons, he was exclusively a shortstop.
  • He was a light hitter, with a career of .263 batting average.
  • In May 2009, he made his first appearance as a pitcher.
  • He received an invitation to play collegiate summer baseball for the DeLand Suns of the Florida Collegiate Summer League between his sophomore and junior years in 2009.
  • Later, MLB scouts began to take notice of deGrom when he pitched against Chris Sale of Florida Gulf Coast University.
  • He made 12 starts for the Hatters, pitching to a 4-5 win-loss record with a 4.48 earned run average.
  • After that, the New York Mets selected him in the ninth round as a pitcher, with the 272nd overall selection, of the 2010 Major League Baseball draft.
  • Later, he signed with the Mets, receiving a $95,000 signing bonus.
  • He was assigned to the Kingsport Mets of the Rookie-level Appalachian League, where he made six starts.
  • He was diagnosed with a partial tear of the ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) in his pitching elbow and he underwent Tommy John surgery to repair the UCL in October.
  • In the year 2012, he pitched for the Savannah Sand Gnats of the Class A South Atlantic League and the St. Lucie Mets of the Class A-Advanced Florida State League where he finished the year with a 2.43 ERA in 19 games started.
  • His 2013 season began with St. Lucie
  • Moreover, he also received a promotion to the Las Vegas 51s of the Class AAA Pacific Coast League in June.
  • He had a combined 4.51 ERA for the season,  to a broken finger suffered during the offseason, which altered the way he threw the ball.
  • He began the 2014 season with Las Vegas, and had a 4-0 win-loss record and a 2.58 ERA in his first seven games started.

Relationship Status of Jacob deGrom

About his Relationship: Jacob’s marital status is married. He is married to his wife, Stacey Harris. The couple first met at a bull-riding event through mutual friends. The couple dated for seven years before he popped up a question to his girlfriend to marry him.

Proposed to his long-term girlfriend with a diamond sparkler and “Will You Marry Me?” T-shirt. On 8th November 2014 in Florida, the couple married.

The couple shares a son named Jaxon with whom Jacob shares his birthday on June 19. Moreover, their second child, a daughter named Aniston, was born in February 2018. As of today, the duo is living a happy life without any disturbances. They are enjoying their life a lot.

Body Measurement – Height, Weight

Jacob is a very healthy and handsome person. With a balanced body weight of 82 Kg, Jacob stands at the tall height of six feet three inches or 1.93 m. He maintains his body a lot by doing frequent exercises. His body build is athletic.

He has got a very sexy smile with a glowing face attracting a lot of people towards him. He is very serious about food intake. His other body measurements will be added soon once it gets published.

Jacob deGrom
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Jacob deGrom back-to-back Cy Young on a t-shirt!

Jacob deGrom won the National League Cy Young Award—by an overwhelming margin. That made him a back-to-back winner of the award, a rare achievement in the history of Major League Baseball. deGrom was no doubt deserving of both awards and now there’s a shirt from BreakingT celebrating that.

In total, deGrom has been the best pitcher in baseball over the past two seasons. Between the 2018 and 2019 seasons, deGrom accumulated a 2.05 ERA, by far the best mark among qualified starting pitchers.

Justin Verlander sits in second place on that list with a 2.55 ERA, which is great but a full half-run behind deGrom. Gerrit Cole, Max Scherzer, and Clayton Kershaw round out the top five.

FAQs of Jacob deGrom

How much is Jacob deGrom worth?

His worth is $25 Million.

How old is Jacob deGrom?

He is 35 years old.

Where is Jacob deGrom from?

He is from America.

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