David Wright Biography

(Baseball Player)

David Wright is an American former professional baseball third baseman who played 14 seasons in the Major Leagues and was voted the “Face of MLB.” David is straight and in a marital relationship with his long-time girlfriend Molly Beers.

More about the relationship

Regarding his relationship status, David is straight and in a marital relationship with his long-time girlfriend Molly Beers. She is a model. Likewise, they married on 26th December 2013.

Similarly, they have two daughters, named Olivia Shea (born in July 2016) and Madison (born in May 2018), and a son, Brooks David (born in October 2020). The family is currently living in Manhattan Beach, California.

Relationship Facts of David Wright

  • David Wright is married to  Molly Beers.
  • David Wright married on December 26, 2013.
  • 💑 Anniversary in 218 days 💑
  • He is father of Three (Olivia Shea Wright, Madison Wright, Brooks David).
  • David Wright is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is David Wright?

David Wright is an American former professional baseball third baseman who played 14 seasons in the Major Leagues and was voted the “Face of MLB.” He retired as the team’s fourth captain and the franchise leader in hits, runs, and RBI. He is a special adviser in the Mets front office.

He was drafted by the Mets in the 2001 MLB draft and made his MLB debut on July 21, 2004, at Shea Stadium. Wright was nicknamed “Captain America” after his performance in the 2013 World Baseball Classic.

David Wright-Age, Parents, Ethnicity

On 20th December 1982, David was born in Norfolk, Virginia, United States of America. He holds American citizenship. Similarly, talking about her religion and ethnicity, he follows Christianity and belongs to a Caucasian ethnic group.

About his family members and siblings, David’s father’s name is Rhon Wright, a police officer in the Norfolk Police Department, and her mother’s name is Elisa Wright. Likewise, he has three brothers named Daniel, Matthew, and Stephen.

Education

Furthermore, talking about his educational background, David completed his high school at Hickory High School in Virginia. He played baseball during high school. Moreover, Wright committed to playing baseball at Georgia Tech before his senior year of high school.

David Wright-Professional Life, Career

David turned his passion for playing baseball into his career. Likewise, he started his career with the Mets in the 2001 MLB draft. It was during the supplemental round as compensation for the Mets’ loss of Mike Hampton to the Colorado Rockies.

His major league debut starting at third base was against the Montreal Expos on 21st July 2004. Likewise, within 2005, David had played in 160 games and battled 306 with 27 home runs, 42 doubles, 102 RBIs, 99 runs scored, and 17 stolen bases. He was in the top 10 of the National League.

David, along with Jose Reyes was National League Co-Player of the week in June 2006. Furthermore, in the same year, they participated in Major League Baseball Japan All-Star Series along with Julio Franco, and John Maine.

In December 2008, David was a member of Team USA in the 2009 World Baseball Classic which was held in March 2009. In mid-august of 2009, Wright was hit in the head with a 93 mph fastball by San Francisco Giants pitcher Matt Cain.

He was admitted to the hospital; however, he left the next day diagnosed with post-concussion symptoms. This was the first time in his career that he was on the disabled list. Although by September, he resumed.

After undergoing an examination by the doctor’s team on 16th May 2011, it was reported that David had a stress fracture in his lower back. It resulted in him being on the disabled list for more than two months.

His comeback was on 22nd July 2011. Likewise, in 2013, David was the National League’s Home Run Derby team captain for the 2013 MLB All-Star Game.

Again, he was selected in the 2013 World Baseball Classic to play third base. The tournament ended with David’s most total RBIs.

Awards and Nomination

  • Rookie of the Year – MLB.com Awards 1 2004
  • Play of the Year – MLB.com Awards 1 2005 (barehanded catch)
  • NL Player of the Week 3 (8/28/2005, 6/18/2006, 9/6/2011)
  • NL Player of the Month 2 (6/2006, 6/2010)
  • MLB Home Run Derby participant 2 2006 (runner up), 2013 (captain)
  • All-Star Selection 7 (2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013)
  • Gold Glove Award Winner 2 (2007, 2008)
  • Silver Slugger Award Winner 2 (2007, 2008)
  • MLBPAA Mets Heart and Hustle Award 3 (2008, 2009, 2012)
  • Wilson Team Defensive Player of the Year 1 (2012)

David Wright-Net Worth, Salary

Wright has earned $161 million in MLB salary alone. That’s enough to make him one of the 25 highest-earning baseball players in MLB history.

As of 2022, David Wright’s net worth is estimated to be roughly $75 million.

Rumors, Controversy

David Wright was suspended by the network yesterday evening for remarks he made that ended up in a video created by Project Veritas, the conservative group that records “undercover” footage of journalists and then spreads it to the masses, doing so in order to bolster what it believes is bias in mainstream media.

Body Features- Height, Weight

David has a height of 6 feet 1 inch (73 inches) tall and weighs 92 kg (202lbs). Likewise, regarding body measurements, his vital stats are 40-32-35. David wears the shoe size of 8(US) and has a biceps size of 14.5 inches.

Talking about his physical appearance, David has a dark brown pair of eyes and brown hair.

Social Media

David has 15.5k followers on Instagram and has no other social media like Facebook and Twitter.

Trivia/Facts

  • His full name is David Allen Wright.
  • His zodiac sign is Sagittarius
  •  David is currently 38 years old.

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