First baseman for the Cincinnati Reds of Major League Baseball (MLB).
Quick Facts of Joey Votto
|Age:||38 years 4 months|
|Birth Date:||September 10, 1983|
|Full Name:||Joey Votto|
|Birth Place:||Toronto, Ontario|
|Net Worth:||$110 Million|
|Height / How tall :||6 feet 2 inches (1.88m)|
|Father's Name:||Joseph Vetto|
|Mother's Name:||Wendy Vetto|
|Education:||Richview Collegiate Institute|
|Weight:||100 kg Kg|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Taurus, Capricorn|
|Last Update:||January, 2022|
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Relationship Facts of Joey Votto
- Joey Votto is having an affair.
- His sexual orientation is straight.
More about the relationship
Joey Votto is currently in a relationship. He is dating a Canadian woman named Jeanne Paulus. Paulus is his longtime girlfriend.
The couple is often seen together in many places spending time during the holidays. Also, they attend award ceremonies together.
The exact date they started dating has not been revealed. However, they have been seeing each other for more than 5 years. Jeanne is a dental hygienist. Currently, they are not married and don’t have any children.
He has not revealed anything about his past relationships and affairs.
Who is Joey Votto?
Joey Votto is a Canadian professional baseball player. He pays as the first baseman for the Cincinnati Reds of Major League Baseball (MLB). He is a six-time MLB All-Star.
Joey Votto: Age, Parents, Siblings, Childhood, Ethnicity
Joey Votto was born Joseph Daniel Votto on September 10, 1983, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. As of 2020, his age is 36. He was born to his parents, Joseph Vetto (father) and Wendy Votto (mother).
His father was a chef but died in 2008 at the age of 52 whereas his mother is a restaurant manager and a sommelier. He has three brothers, his twin brother, Ryan and Paul, and Tyler.
He played baseball ever since he was a kid. His father was also a baseball fan and taught Votto many things. He was a big fan of Ted Williams as a kid and also revealed that he had a poster of him in his room.
His ethnicity is Italian, English.
Education: School/College, University
Talking about his education, he went to Richview Collegiate Institute for his high school studies. After completing his high school studies, he signed a National Letter of Intent to play college baseball for the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers.
Joey Votto: Net Worth, Salary
Joey Votto has an estimated net worth of around $110 million making him one of the richest baseball players in the world. He has career earnings of around $158,934,500 after playing 14 seasons in the MLB
Joey Votto signed a 10-year contract worth $225,000,000 with the Cincinnati Reds. It includes the amount of $225,000,000 guaranteed with an annual average salary of $22,500,000. In 2020, he has a base salary of $25,000,000.
Recently, he purchased a mansion in Hermosa Beach for $10.5 million. The house covers 3,826 square feet and the interior has a family room, a sleek kitchen, a dining area, and an indoor-outdoor living room. Moreover, it has four bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, and four fireplaces.
Joey Votto: Professional Life, Career
After completing his high school studies, he signed a National Letter of Intent to play college baseball for the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers. Votto impressed so much at showcase tournaments that he was transferred out of high school into the 2nd round of the 2002 MLB amateur by the Cincinnati Reds. It was a dream experience for young Votto. His work led the Cincinnati Reds to clinch its first division title in around 15 years.
Throughout his career, he has been named in the first of four straight all-star teams and also won the Lou Marsh Trophy as Canada’s top athlete of the year. Furthermore, he has also won the Hank Aaron Award as the National league’s best hitter.
Through June 2014, he has a career of 163 home runs, .312 batting average, and 542 RBI. He led the National League in bases on balls with 110 in 2011 and despite having missed 51 games in 2012, he led the league in that category.
His career OBP is .425. He led in that category in the NL from 2010 to 2013 and 2016. Furthermore, he finished second in 2015 just a point behind Harper’s .460 OBP.
Rumors and Controversies
In 2018, Joey was criticized for saying he does not care about Canadian baseball. He said so in a podcast. Moreover, he also said he does not care about his hometown, Toronto.
“I don’t care almost at all about Canadian baseball. I wasn’t raised inside of Canadian baseball really. I’m coming up on half of my life being in the United States working and being supported by American baseball. As far as Toronto, and Canadian baseball, and the country of Canada, and (James Paxton) being Canadian, I don’t care at all. (Paxton), or the Jays, or Canada, in general, may disagree with that, but I really couldn’t give a rat’s ass about that.”
Body Measurements: Height, Weight
Votto stands at a height of around 6 feet 2 inches. Also, he weighs around 100 kg. He has black hair and brown eyes.
Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
Votto is active on social media sites like Instagram and Twitter. He has over 2.6k followers on Instagram and more than 24.4k followers on Twitter. He is not active on Facebook.