Chase Utley Biography

(Baseball player)

Chase Utley is an American former professional baseball second baseman. He played in Major League Baseball for 16 seasons, primarily for the Philadelphia Phillies.

More about the relationship

Chase Utley is a married person. He has been married to his longtime girlfriend Jennifer Cooper since 20 January 2007. He and his wife met the very first time while they were undergrads at UCLA.

The couple is blessed with two children together – sons Benjamin Cooper Utley (born 2 December 2011) and Maxwell Chase Utley (born October 4, 2014).

This couple is avid animal lovers and has raised over $45,000 for the Pennsylvania Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

Relationship Facts of Chase Utley

  • Chase Utley is married to Jennifer Cooper.
  • Chase Utley married on January 20, 2007.
  • 💑 Anniversary in 243 days 💑
  • He is father of Two (Benjamin Cooper Utley and Maxwell Chase Utley).
  • Chase Utley is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Chase Utley?

Chase Utley is an American former baseball player. Chase Utley was the second baseman for Philadelphia Phillies in Major League Baseball (MLB) for 16 seasons.

He has also played for Los Angeles Dodgers.

Chase Utley: Age, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity

He was born on December 17, 1978, in Pasadena, California. His birth name is Chase Cameron Utley and he is currently 41 years old.

He was born to his mother Terrell Utley and his father David Utley. He has a sibling- a younger sister named Taylor Ann.

Chase holds American citizenship but his ethnicity is a mix of English, Scottish, Irish, German, Italian, French.

Education, School/College University

He attended Long Beach Polytechnic High School and later at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).

Chase Utley: Professional Life and Career

He played for the UCLA Bruins during his college time and he was drafted in the 1997 Major League Baseball draft by the Los Angeles Dodgers with the 76th pick but turned down the offer to attend UCLA.

Chase was drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 15th pick of the first round in the 2000 amateur draft and made his MLB debut on April 4, 2003, as a pinch hitter against the Pittsburgh Pirates.

In addition, he played for the  Philadelphia Phillies until the 2015 season and in June 2015, he was placed on the 15-day disabled list due to right ankle inflammation and returned to the field on July 7.

On August 19, 2015, he was traded to Los Angeles Dodgers and played the rest of the season for the Dodgers. In December 2015 he re-signed with the Dodgers on a one-year with $7 million contracts and renewed a one-year, $2 million in February 2017.

Later, he re-signed with the Dodgers for two years and $2 million in 2018 but in July 2018 he announced his intention to retire after the 2018 season. Then in June 2019, he finally exited from the Baseball game.

Awards, Nominations

He was awarded a Fielding Bible Award for his statistically based defensive excellence during the year and he was the co-recipient of the 2005 Mike Schmidt Most Valuable Player Award.

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Caption: Chase Utley Posing For a Photo ( Source: Net Worth Post )

Chase Utley: Net Worth, Salary

He has an estimated net worth of around $50 million and he has earned that sum of money from his professional career. Also, he earns around $15 million per year as an annual salary.

His playing career has helped him in earning fame and fortune.

Chase Utley: Rumors and Controversy

He has been successful in keeping himself far from rumors and controversies in his personal and professional life.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Chase Utley has blue eyes and grey hair. He stands at a height of 6 ft. 1 inch and weighs 91 kg. Other information regarding his shoe size, dress size, etc. is unknown.

Social Media

This player has around 428k followers on Facebook and around 236k followers on Instagram. But he does not seem to be active on Twitter.

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