Eric Hosmer is an American baseball player. Eric is engaged to her longtime girlfriend Kacie McDonnell.
Quick Facts of Eric Hosmer
|Age:||31 years 11 months|
|Birth Date:||October 24, 1989|
|Full Name:||Eric Hosmer|
|Birth Place:||South Miami, Florida|
|Net Worth:||$50 million|
|Height / How tall :||6 feet 4 inches (1.93m)|
|Father's Name:||Mike Hosmer|
|Mother's Name:||Ileana Hosmer|
|Education:||American Heritage School, Plantation, Florida|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Capricorn, Cancer, Pisces|
|Last Update:||September, 2021|
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Relationship Facts of Eric Hosmer
- Eric Hosmer is having an affair.
- His sexual orientation is straight.
More about the relationship
Eric Hosmer is dating Kacie McDonnell. Kacie works as a sports anchor on New England Sports Network. On 27th October 2020, Eric and Kacie got engaged.
They made their relationship public in June 2015. They spend time with each other and celebrate festivals together.
On 30th July 2019, he wished Kacie on her birthday through an Instagram post. They posts pictures with each other more often.
Who is Eric Hosmer?
Eric Hosmer is an American professional baseball player. He is a baseball first baseman for the San Diego Padres of Major League Baseball.
From 2011 to 2017, Holmer played for the Kansas City Royals. He is the winner of All-Star in the year 2016.
Eric Hosmer- Early Life, Family
Eric Hosmer was born as Eric John Hosmer on 24th October 1989 in South Miami, Florida. He is the son of a retired firefighter, Mike Hosmer, and nurse Ileana Hosmer.
Similarly, his mother was born in Cuba but her family migrated to the USA when she was seven years old. They migrated to escape Fidel Castro’s regime.
He is the second born child after Mike Jr. born in 1985. His brother also played baseball at college but he chose a career as a stockbroker.
Eric educated from the American Heritage School in Plantation, Florida. He was offered a full baseball scholarship by Arizona State University.
Eric Hosmer- Professional career
When Eric was in his senior year, he hit .470 with 11 home runs. As a high school player, he received many achievements. Eric was named one of the top five prep baseball players in the country.
Hosmer signed a contract with Royals to Minor League Baseball with the Idaho Falls Chukars of the rookie-level Pioneer League. Similarly, in his first full season in the minor leagues, he was assigned to the Burlington Bees in the Class A Midwest League.
During the end of the season, he hit .241 with six home runs. Likewise, Eric played on the 2010 All-Star Futures Game and was promoted to the Northwest Arkansas Naturals.
Kansas City Royals
On 5th May 2011, he was recalled by the Royals. He made his first MLB debut against Oakland Athletics starter Gio Gonzalez. In 2016, his batting average was .266 and in 2017, it was .318 batting average.
He played for the Royals from 2011 to 2017.
San Diego Padres
Hosmer was signed by San Diego Padres on 19th February 2018 for an eight-year contract. During his first season, he hit .253 with 18 home runs and 69 RBIs.
Highlights and Awards
- 2017: All-World Baseball Classic team
- 2017: Silver Slugger Award
- 2013, 2015, 20017: Gold Glove Award
- 2016: All-Star
- 2015: World Series Champion
The estimated net worth of Eric is $50 million. He joined Padres in 2018 and signed an 8-year contract worth $144 million. Similarly, his total MLB career earning is $82,344,750.
His average annual salary is $18,000,000 in 2018. In 2019, he earned $21,000,000 as an annual salary. He owns a home in Southwest Ranches worth $1.6 million with an area of 6,053 square foot.
Eric Hosmer- Rumors and Controversy
When Eric was signed with the Padres, the fans of Royals were annoyed when Ned Yost said that Eric did not contact him when he was in death bed.
Other than MLB trade rumors, he has not been part of any big rumors and controversy.
Eric has black hair and brown eyes. He is 6 feet 4 inches tall and weighs around 102 kg.
Eric has around 43k followers on Facebook, 419k on Instagram and 477.9k followers on Twitter. He is active on Twitter since March 2013 and Facebook since 14th May 2011.