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(Baseball player)

American professional baseball former catcher known for playing in Chicago Cubs, Colorado Rookies, New York Yankees, and St. Louis Cardinals.

Relationship Facts of Joe Girardi

Joe Girardi is married to Kimberly Innocenzi {Compare Couple}.
He is father of Three (Lena Yvonne Girardi, Serena Girardi and Dante Girardi).
Joe Girardi is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Joe Girardi?

Joe Girardi is happily married to Kimberly Innocenzi. They met at Northwestern University at the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity house. After three years of her graduation, he proposed her.

They married in 1990. Their wedding was attended by closed ones. Similarly, they have three children. Their children are Lena Yvonne Girardi, Serena Girardi, and Dante Girardi.

The family of five live in New York.

Who is Joe Girardi?

Joe Girardi is an American professional baseball former catcher known for playing in Chicago Cubs, Colorado Rookies, New York Yankees, and St. Louis Cardinals. At present, Joe Girardi is serving as the manager for the Philadelphia Phillies of Major League Baseball.

Girardi won the World Series Championship four times in 1996, 1998, 1999, and 2009.

Joe Girardi- Early Life

Joe Girardi was born as Joseph Elliott Girardi on 14th October 1964 in Peoria, Illinois. He was born to parents Jerry Girardi and Angela Girardi. His father Jerry was a former blue-collar worker and a United States Air Force veteran.

He expired on 6th October 2012 at the age of 81 due to Alzheimer’s disease. Also, his mother died from cancer while Joe was a student-athlete at Northwestern University.

Similarly, he was raised in East Peoria, Illinois. He has four siblings Gerald Girardi, George Girardi, John Girardi,  and Maria Girardi.

In which school did Joe Girardi attend?

Girardi educated from East Peoria’s Neil Armstrong grade school. After that, Joe attended the Academy of Our Lady/Spalding Institute in Peoria, Illinois. Later, he educated at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois from 1983 to 1986.

In the year 1986, he earned a bachelor of science degree in industrial engineering.

Joe Girardi- Professional career

Playing career

In 1986, Joe was drafted in Chicago Cubs in the fifth round. Girardi spent four seasons in the Cubs minor league system before making his major league debut.

On 4th April 1989, he made a Major League debut for Chicago Cubs. In the year 1992, he played in 91 games and batted .270 with a home run.

He was chosen by Colorado Rockies in 1993 and played in 86 games batting .290 with five triples. After that, Joe was chosen by the New York Yankees for the exchange of Mike DeJean.

He played 124 games in the 1996 season. Similarly, in the World Series-winning 1999 season, he played in 65 games and batted .239 with two home runs and 27 RBIs.

Joe retired in 2003  after appearing in 16 games and accumulated 23 at bars in which he batted .130.

Broadcasting and coaching career

In 2004, he became a commentator for the YES Network. Joe hosted the youth-oriented Yankees on Deck. He was the broadcaster for the third, fourth, and fifth games of the 2006 World Series for Fox. Similarly, in the year 2018, Joe joined MLB Network as an analyst.


From 7th August 2019, Joe became the manager of the United States national baseball team at the 2019 WBSC Premier12. On 16th October 2019, he canceled that he could seek managerial opportunities in Major League Baseball.

Awards and career highlights

  • 2000: All-Star
  • 1996, 1998, 1999, 2009: World Series champion
  • 2006: NL Manager of the Year

How much is the net worth of Joe Girardi?

According to Celebrity Net Worth, its estimated net worth of Joe is $15 million as of 2023. Similarly, he receives an average salary of $2.5 million.

In the year 2007, he signed a three-year contract for $7.5 million. On 10th October 2013, he signed a 4-year deal worth $16 million to remain as a manager of the New York Yankees.

Joe Girardi- Rumors and Controversy

Joe was part of the controversial video about the sign-stealing. He claimed that the video was about his Yankees catching the cheaters, not about his cheating.

Other than that, he is part of the MLB rumors.

Body Measurement

Joe has light hair and black eyes. He is 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs around 91 kg.

Social Media

Joe is not active on social made. But there are fan pages made in his name on Instagram and Twitter.


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