Christian Stephen Yelich aka Christian Yelich (born on 5th December 1991 in Thousand Oaks, California, the United States) is an American professional baseball outfielder playing for the Milwaukee Brewers of Major League Baseball (MLB). Previously, he played for the Miami Marlins. He is one of the Brewers player to win the Most Valuable Player Award in 2018.
Christian Yelich: Bio, Age, Education
Christian Stephen Yelich aka Christian Yelich was born on 5th December 1991 in Thousand Oaks, California, the United States to his mother Alecia Yelich. As siblings, he has two brothers named Collin and Cameron. As of 2019, she is 27 years old and belongs to the birth sign Sagittarius. By nationality, she is an American and her ethnicity is White.
Talking about his education, he attended Westlake High School where he played baseball for his team and was named Second Team All-American by Max Preps. He was also ranked 34 among the top 100 players in the nation in high school. After that, the University of Miami offered him a scholarship to play collegiate baseball.
Christian Yelich: Professional Career
- Yelich started his professional career on 17th August when he signed a contract with the Marlins 23rd overall in the 2010 Major League Baseball draft at the amount of $1.7 million.
- He played for the Gulf Coast League Marlins for six games, with nine hits and seven strikeouts with a batting average of .375 before advanced to Class-A.
- After that, Christian also played for the Greensboro Grasshoppers in six games.
- In the year 2011 and 2012, he earned the title of Marlins’ Minor League Player of the Year.
- On 23rd July 2013, he was promoted from the Double-A Jacksonville Suns to the major leagues.
- Soon he won a Gold Glove Award becoming the franchise’s youngest ever player and first outfielder to win the award.
- On 22nd March 2015, Christian finalized a seven-year contract with Marlins at an amount of $49.57 million.
- He tied a franchise record with the three hit doubles against the San Francisco Giants on 23rd April 2016.
- On 25th January 2018, the Marlins traded him to the Milwaukee Brewers for Lewis Brinson, Isan Diaz, Monte Harrison, and Jordan Yamamoto.
- Christian won the title of MLB All-Star Game on 2018.
- Yelich hit for the cycle against the Cincinnati Reds on 29th August, collecting a total of six hits in the game. Again on 17th September, he hit for the cycle against the Cincinnati Reds for the second time.
- Christian hit his first career grand slam against the Washington Nationals on 2nd
- On 16th November, Christian earned the title of the Most Valuable Player of the National League.
- Furthermore, he became the sixth player in MLB history to hit a home run in each of his team’s first four games on 31st March 2019.
- On 1st July 2019, Yelich became the first player in Brewers franchise history to reach 30 home runs before the All-Star Break.
Christian Yelich: International Career
- Yelich played for the United States national baseball team in the 2017 World Baseball Classic.
- Moreover, MLB All-Stars selected him to play at the 2018 MLB Japan All-Star Series on 10th September 2018, but later he withdrew from the event.
Christian Yelich: Personal Life
Regarding his love life, he is neither married nor in a relationship. He keeps his love life real private and doesn’t wants to talk about his personal life with the media. Therefore, he has maintained his love life a secret so far. In other words, he is focusing more on his career at the moment.
Christian Yelich: Awards and Achievements
Yelich has won various awards in his career among these following are the main title,
- All-Star (2018)
- NL MVP (2018)
- 2014 Gold Glove Award
- 2 × Silver Slugger Award
- NL batting champion (2018)
- 2 × Hit for the cycle (2018)
Rumors and Controversy
Yelich has not been involved into any kind of rumors and controversies so far.
Net Worth & Earnings
According to the sources, Christian Yelich has an estimated net worth of $13 million as of 2019. He earns around $1 million as his annual salary from his profession.
Physical Appearance & Social Media
The American baseball outfielder, Christian Yelich stands at the height of 5 feet & 11 inches and weighs 88 kg. He has the body measurement of chest 40’, waist 32’ and biceps 15.5’.
Talking about his looks, he has dark brown hair with a pair of dark brown eyes. Christian Yelich holds 550k followers on Instagram and 169k followers on Twitter.
Facts of Christian Yelich
|Full Name:||Christian Yelich|
|Birth Date:||December 5, 1991|
|Profession:||American professional baseball outfielder|
|Height:||5 feet 11 inches (1.80m)|
|Net Worth||$13 million|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Birth Place||Thousand Oaks, California|
|Education||Westlake High School|
|Siblings||Collin and Cameron|
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