Facts of Gerrit Cole
|Full Name:||Gerrit Cole|
|Age:||29 years 5 months|
|Birth Date:||September 08, 1990|
|Birth Place:||Newport Beach, California|
|Net Worth:||$15 million|
|Height / How tall :||5 feet 6 inches (1.68m)|
|Father's Name:||Mark Cole|
|Mother's Name:||Sharon Cole|
|Education:||University of California|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Taurus, Capricorn|
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Relationship Statistics of Gerrit Cole
|What is Gerrit Cole marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):||Married|
|When did Gerrit Cole get married ? (married date):||November, 2016|
|Is Gerrit Cole having any relationship affair ?:||No|
|Is Gerrit Cole gay ?:||No|
|Who is Gerrit Cole wife ? (name):|
More about the relationship
Gerrit Cole is a married man. He married his long-time girlfriend Amy Crawford on November 2016. The couple first met each other at UCLA while both were students. He was the College baseball player and she was the College softball player and baseball team cheerleader.
He thought that she was the prettiest girl he had ever met. Similarly, she is the younger sister of San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford.
Their wedding ceremony was held in Newport Beach, California attended by their family members in a private ceremony- where 24 people appeared. On their wedding, Amy wore a beautiful gown featuring lace appliqués on the illusion back while the bridesmaids appeared in navy dresses.
They had a six-tier cake with a classic design. But an unfortunate situation occurred during the wedding which was the gown of Amy ripped off. She was thanking people for attending her wedding when her gown ripped off. But the situation was controlled by her planner who quickly sewed her dress back.
Who is Gerrit Cole?
Gerrit Alan Cole known as Gerrit Cole is an American professional pitcher for the Houston Astros of Major League Baseball (MLB). Previously, he pitched in MLB for the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Similarly, he was named All-star three times in the year 2015, 2018 and 2019.
Gerrit Cole Age, Parents
Gerrit was born on 8th September 1990 in Newport Beach, California. He was born to father Mark Cole and mother Sharon Cole. Cole is the elder child and his younger sister’s name is Erin Cole.
His father was a fan of the New York Yankees and grew up in Syracuse, New York. Similarly, he was inspired by Yankees legend Hall of Famer Lou Gehrig and retired pitcher Mariano Rivera.
He belongs to American nationality.
High School and College Career
For high school, Cole attended Orange Lutheran High wherein the sophomore year he pitched for the junior varsity baseball team. In his junior year, he gained national attention while pitching for the varsity team.
Similarly, he was named to the USA Today All-USA high school baseball team. He was rated the 17th-best prospect available in the 2008 Major League Baseball draft by Baseball America.
In his senior year, he was selected by New York Yankees in the first round with the 28th overall selection, of the 2008 Major League Baseball draft. In the freshman year of college, his team made him the Friday night starting pitcher.
He recorded a 4–8 win-loss record with a 3.49 ERA, collecting 104 strikeouts in 85 innings in that season.
Gerrit was promoted to major leagues to make his MLB debut on 11th June 2013. Similarly, he recorded his first career hit, a 2-run single with the bases loaded in his first career plate appearance. On 7th September 2014, he hit his first career home run at Wrigley Field off of Chicago cubs.
In the year 2017, he was 12-12 with a 4.26 ERA as he led the National League with 33 starts. In January 2018, he reached an agreement of a one-year contract worth $6.75 million.
He was traded to Houston Astros on 13th January 2018. Later on 29th April 2018, he struck out 12 hitters in a game against Oakland Athletics and made a win. On his 29th birthday on 8th September 2019, he became the second pitcher ever to strike out 14 or more hitters in three consecutive games.
Furthermore, he finished the 2019 season with a 20–5 record, 2.50 ERA, 326 strikeouts.
Awards and Achievements
He was named the National League (NL) Rookie of the Month in September 2013. Similarly, he was named the NL Pitcher of the Month for April 2015. He was named MLB All-Star in the year 2015, 2018 and 2019.
Gerrit has an estimated net worth of $15 million which includes his annual income and personal investment. He signed a 1-year contract with the Houston Astros worth $13,500,000 which was guaranteed.
Similarly, he has an average annual salary of $13,500,000. In the year 2018, he received $6.75 million and $3.75 from the team. When he was in Pittsburgh Pirates he used to earn $3.7 million annual salaries. His salary in different years is listed below.
- 2011- Pittsburgh Pirates- $9,000,000
- 2013- Pittsburgh Pirates- $297,213
- 2014- Pittsburgh Pirates- $512,500
- 2015- Pittsburgh Pirates- $531,000
- 2016- Pittsburgh Pirates- $548,000
- 2017- Pittsburgh Pirates- $3,750,000
- 2018- Houston Astros- $6,750,000
- 2019- Houston Astros- $13,500,000
He purchased a luxury house in the year 2016 for $0.9 million. They reside in the house which is in Newport Beach, a coastal city in Southern California. Similarly, he has three luxury cars.
Height and Weight
He has a tall height which is around 6 feet 4 inches and weighs about 109 kg. Likewise, Gerrit has brown color hair and hazel color eyes.
Social Media: Instagram and Twitter
Gerrit is active on Instagram and Twitter as he has around 78.3k followers on Instagram and 26.6k followers on Twitter.