Christian Yelich Biography

(professional baseball outfielder)

Christian Yelich is an American professional baseball outfielder. Christian is in a relationship with Emily Balkind.

Relationship Facts of Christian Yelich

  • Christian Yelich is having an affair.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Christian Yelich?

Christian Yelich is in a relationship with Emily Balkind. His girlfriend Emily is a social media influencer.

Furthermore, there is no information about their dating details. Christian has kept his romantic life lowkey.

Who is Christian Yelich?

Christian Yelich is an American professional baseball outfielder. Currently, he plays for the Milwaukee Brewers of Major League Baseball (MLB).

Additionally, he previously played for the Miami Marlins.  He was drafted in the first round of the 2010 Major League Baseball Draft.

Age, Parents, Siblings, Family, Ethnicity, Nationality, Education

Yelich was born in Thousand Oaks, California on December 5, 1991, as Christian Stephen Yelich. His mother is Alecia Yelich. Additionally, he has two brothers, Collin and Cameron.

Yelich’s uncle Chris Yelich, played football for the UCLA Bruins. He developed an interest in the world of baseball in his childhood years.

He is of American nationality. Furthermore, he belongs to a mixed ethnic background of Serbian, Japanese, Croatian, Bulgarian, German, English, Danish, Scottish, and Dutch.

Talking about his education, Yelich attended Westlake High School.

Christian Yelich: Career, Awards

In his freshman year, Yelich batted .373 with 25 hits and 16 strikeouts in 67 at-bats. Additionally, in his sophomore year, he batted .341 with 31 hits and 24 strikeouts in 91 at-bats.

He was awarded Second Team All-American and was 34 among the top 100 players in high school.

Christian Yelich
Caption: Christian Yelich with his mother (Source: Celebspodium)

Eventually, Christian was drafted by the Marlins 23rd overall in the 2010 Major League Baseball draft.

He was named the Marlins’ Minor League Player of the Year two times, in 2011 and 2012. Furthermore, in the 2014 season, he batted .284 with 21 steals.

Yelich’s 2015 season finished with a .300 average. The Marlins traded him to the Milwaukee Brewers on January 25, 2018. He batted .285 with 11 home runs, 36 RBIs, and 11 stolen bases and was named to the 2018 MLB All-Star Game.

Coming to his international career, in the 2017 World Baseball Classic, Christian played for the United States national baseball team. Additionally, he also got selected MLB All-Stars at the 2018 MLB Japan All-Star Series on September 10, 2018.

Yelich won the Gold Glove Award in left field in the 2014 season. In addition, he is also a recipient of the annual Hank Aaron Award.

Christian Yelich: Salary, Net Worth

Yelich has received a salary of 7 million USD in 2018 instead of $1 million.

Additionally, he has an estimated net worth of around $13 million at present.

Christian Yelich: Rumors, Controversy/Scandal

There is a rumor which suggests that Yelich might be dating Danielle Gersh who is a TV news anchor. However, this still remains a rumor as neither of them has spoken about this rumor.

Additionally, Christian became part of a controversy after a video surfaced of a man who appeared to be engaging in oral sexual activity.

People claimed that the man in the video was Yelich. Yelich later released a statement and said that the video was defamatory. At present, there are no rumors concerning his life and career.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

Talking about his body measurement, Christian Yelich has a height of 1.9 m. Additionally, he weighs around 88 kg.

Furthermore, his hair color and eye color are dark browns.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Christian Yelich is active on social media. He has a huge number of followers on social networking sites such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

He has more than 145k followers on Twitter. In addition, he has over 483k followers on Instagram. Similarly, his Facebook page has more than 10.8k followers.


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