Kurt Suzuki Wiki, Bio, Age, Wife, Kids, Awards, Career, Twitter and MLB
Facts of Kurt Suzuki
|Full Name:||Kurt Suzuki|
|Birth Date:||October 4, 1983|
|Profession:||American professional baseball catcher|
|Height:||5 feet 9 inches (1.75m)|
|Wife||Renee Marie Suzuki|
|Net Worth||$25 Million|
|Eye Color||dark brown|
|Birth Place||Wailuku, Hawaii|
|Education||California State University|
|Kids||Malia Grace Suzuki, Kai Noah and Elijah|
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Kurt Kiyoshi Suzuki aka Kurt Suzuki (born on 4th October 1983 in Wailuku, Hawaii, the United States) is an American professional baseball catcher for the Washington Nationals of Major League Baseball (MLB). Previously, he played for the Oakland Athletics, Minnesota Twins, and Atlanta Braves.
Kurt Suzuki: Bio, Age, Education
Kurt Kiyoshi Suzuki aka Kurt Suzuki was born on 4th October 1983 in Wailuku, Hawaii, the United States to his parents, Warren Suzuki and Kathleen Suzuki. As of 2019, he is 36 years old and belongs to the birth sign Libra.
By nationality, he is an American and his ethnicity is Asian. Talking about his education, he attended Henry Perrine Baldwin High School and graduated in 2001. Later, he joined California State University and played for the Cal State Fullerton Titans baseball team.
The American Baseball catcher, Kurt Suzuki stands at the height of 5 feet 9 inches and weighs 95 kg. Likewise, Suzuki holds 27.1k followers on Twitter.
Kurt Suzuki: Professional Career
- Firstly, he started playing baseball since his college days and led his team to win the 2004 College World Series Championship.
- Then he began his professional career in 2004 when Vancouver Canadians drafted him in the Major League Baseball draft. He recorded .297 in 46 games for the Single-A Short Season.
- On 9th June 2007, he signed with Major League Club. He had battle against Houston Astros and Seattle Mariners (10th September 2007).
- Later, on 23rd July 2010, he signed a 4-year contract with Oakland Athletics with the signing amount of $16.25 million.
- Furthermore, on 3rd August 2012, he joined the Washington Nationals and played with Wilson Ramos.
- Similarly, umpire John Tumpane ejected him on 12th May 2013 for arguing a strike three call.
- After that, on 20th November 2018, he returned to the Washington Nationals and signed a 2-year contract with them at the signing amount of $10 million.
- Kurt finished the season recording .264/.324./486 with 17 home runs and 63 RBIs in 280 at-bats.
- Moreover, on 23rd December 2013, Suzuki signed with the Minnesota Twins. Likewise, he gained the title of the 2014 Major League Baseball All-Star Game finishing up the game with Glen Perkins.
- On 31st July 2014, he signed an extension 2-year contract with them and ended the season with a career-high .288 with 3 home runs and 61 RBI’s.
- In addition, on 21st January 2017, he signed a 1-year contract with the Atlanta Braves at the signing amount of $1.5 million.
- Additionally, Kurt signed an extension 1-year contract worth $3.5 million and ended the season with a hit 19 in 276 at-bats.
Kurt Suzuki: Net Worth & Earnings
According to the sources, Kurt Suzuki has an estimated net worth of $25 million as of 2019. Similarly, he earns about $4 million per year as his salary from his profession as per the reports.
Kurt Suzuki: Personal Life; Wife & Kids
Regarding his love life, he married Renee Marie Suzuki in January 2007. They met at CSUF, where Marie was a fellow Titan who played volleyball. The couple welcomed three children: Malia Grace Suzuki (28th April 2011), Kai Noah (4th November 2013) and Elijah (12th July 2016).
Kurt Suzuki: Awards and Achievements
- All-Star (2014)
- World Series champion (2019)