Ben Zobrist Biography

(Baseball Player)

Relationship Facts of Ben Zobrist

  • Ben Zobrist is married to Julianna Zobrist {Compare Couple}.
  • Ben Zobrist married on December 17, 2005.
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  • He is father of Three (Allegra Zobrist, Bliase Royal Zobrist and Zion Benjamin Zobrist).
  • Ben Zobrist is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

More about the relationship

Ben Zobrist is married to Julianna Zobrist. They married on 17th December 2005. The wedding took place in Iowa City, Iowa.

Together, they have three children including a son, Zion Benjamin Zobrist (b. 1st Feburay 2009), and two daughters; Allegra Zobrist (born 10th September 2011), and Balise Royal Zobrist (b. 6th November 2015).

After more than 13 years of marriage, he filed for divorce in Williamson County. On the same day, his estranged wife, Julianna filed for divorce in Cook County.

As per the documents, Ben filed three-page documents that suggest that Julianna has been guilty of inappropriate marital conduct.

As of now, the final decision in the case is yet to be disclosed.

Who is Ben Zobrist?

American Ben Zobrist is a former World Series MVP Award-winning baseball player. Zobrist is renowned for playing in MLB and world series as the second baseman and outfielder.

On 6th March 2020, he confirmed taking retirement from his career as a baseball player.

Ben Zobrist- Birth Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Siblings, Education

Ben Zobrist was born on 26th May 1981 in Eureka, Illinois. He is of Swiss-Germanic ethnicity.

He is the son of Cynthia Zobrist (mother) and Tom Zobrist (father). His father, Tom is a senior pastor of Liberty Bible Chruch in Eureka.

He has four siblings including two sisters; Serena Zobrist and Jessica Zobrist and two brothers; Peter and Noah Zobrist.

Since his childhood, he was immensely in the love with baseball. At the age of eight, he started playing baseball. At the time, he used to be a St. Louis Cardinals fan.

Moving to his academics, he completed his High School education at the Eureka High School in 1999. Since his High School days, he knew that he would be a baseball player in the future.

Also, his sports coach in High School inspired him to pursue his career in the field.

After High School, he attended the Calvary Bible College in Kansas City, Missouri. At the time, he got an opportunity to play for the Olivet Nazarene University.

Playing for the university, he received the honors like all-CCAC and NAIA honorable mentions. In his senior year, he took the transfer and joined the Dallas Baptist University.

Ben Zobrist- Professional Career

In the year, 2003, he played for the Summer Collegiate Northwoods League where he got voted the MVP.

The following year, Houston Astros drafted him at the 2004 MLB Draft as the shortstop. In 2006, the Astros traded him to Tampa Bay Rays.

On 1st August the year, he made his MLB debut with the team and played for the two seasons till 2007. However, he struggled in those seasons.

In the year 2008, he became a right fielder and shortstop for the team. The year, he made his debut in the world series.

In the world series, he played against Philadelphia Phillies. In the same year, he signed a three-year contract with the Rays worth $30 million.

On 28th April 2011, he recorded eight RBIs against Minnesota Twins.

He also played at the American League WAR of 8.8. Moving forward in 2014, he completed his 1000 career during a match against New York Yankees in Yankee Stadium.

The next year, the Rays traded him to Kansas City Royals for Sean Manaea and Aaron Brooks. After the completion of the previous contract, he signed a four-year contract with Chicago Cubs worth $56 million.

In the year 2018, he had his career-high with an average batting of .305.

The following year, he pitched for the first time in the Major League. During the time, he strikes out the baseball player, Yadier Molina The year, he completed his season with .260/.358/.313 with a home run.

On 6th 2020, he took retirement from baseball. However, there is a possibility that he will join the Chicago Cubs in a non-player capacity.

Ben Zobrist- Net Worth, Salary

As of 2020, he has an estimated net worth of $51 million. In 2019, his salary as a baseball player for the Chicago cubs was in the range of $3 million.

The total cash he received during his career as a baseball player from the year 2004 to 2009 is in the range of $78.3 million including the signing bonus and incentives.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

He has brown eyes with auburn hair. He stands at a height of 6 feet and 3 inches and weighs around 95 kg.

Controversy & Rumors

To date, he has not been part of any sort of controversy and scandals that created headlines in the media. Besides that, he has managed to maintain distance from any kind of rumors.

However, in the year 2020, he created headlines when he disclosed that he is taking retirement from his career as a baseball player.

Ben Zobrist- Instagram, Twitter

He has 209.6k followers on Twitter and 292k on Instagram.

On Instagram, he is following the personalities like Joey Bravo, Jordan Lee Dooley, and Daniel Descalso.

 

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