Kolten Wong Bio

(Baseball Player)

Relationship Statistics of Kolten Wong

What is Kolten Wong marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Married
When did Kolten Wong get married ? (married date):November 15, 2015
Is Kolten Wong having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Kolten Wong gay ?: No
Who is Kolten Wong wife ? (name):Alissa Noll

More about the relationship

Kolten Wong’s relationship status is married. He is married to Alissa Noll. Alissa is a graduate from the University of Hawaii where she was track and field star.

They dated each other since college. And after dating for quite a long time, they tied their knot on November 15, 2015. Also, they went to Bora Bora for their honeymoon.

Who is Kolten Wong?

Wong is an American Professional Baseball player. He is the major league second baseman who made his debut in 2013 for the St. Louis Cardinals.

Kolten Wong bats left-handed and throw right-handed. The Cardinals have selected Wong in the first round from the 2011 MLB draft and now he has built a great career from it up to now.

Kolten Wong: Age, Family

Kolten Wong was born on October 10, 1990, in Hilo, the U.S.  His parent’s names are Kaha Wong and Keala Wong. And his paternal great-grandparents were Chinese. His father is a former coach and also used to play college baseball at USC and played two years of minor league ball.

His mother died from cancer on December 19, 2013. He was so attached to his mother that he inked a tattoo (Cancer ribbon) in his right arm.

Wong’s brother, Kean, is also an MLB second baseman. He also has a sister, Kiani, who is a softball player in Hawaii.

Kolten Wong: Education, University

Wong studied at the University of Southern California (USC) and spent two years with the Reno Silver Sox in Class – A playing baseball in the minor leagues.

Wong was a two-sport star at Kamehameha Hawaii High School in Keaau, Hawaii, playing baseball and football.

Rather than study, he participated in various games and competitions, leading his career in baseball.

Kolten Wong: Professional Life, Career

2011–13

In the first round of the 2011 MLB draft, the Cardinals selected Wong with the 22nd overall selection. Manager Mike named Wong to the postseason roster of the Cardinals in 2013. After that Wong made his professional debut in Hawaii.  He was ranked as the fourth prospect in the Cardinals organization. Playing further, he was selected for the 2012 All-Star Futures Game. He played in seven total games between the National League Division Series (NLDS), National League Championship Series (NLCS) and World Series.

During his time in the majors in 2013, he didn’t commit a single error.

2014

Wong has become the de facto spring training starter for 2014. Playing out, Wong recorded the highest average for rookies with a minimum of 40 plate appearances in May. Beating out with the Cardinals, he scores 333 bating. The Cardinals won the National League Central Division then.

In the MLB postseason history, Wong was the one baseman to accomplish the walk-off feat.  For the 2014 postseason, Wong appeared in eight games, hitting three home runs and three doubles.

2015−present

In the year, 2015 he received a lot of success to the Cardinals’. He respectively received three hits playing against the Washington Nationals on April 22. On March 2, 2016, Wong agreed to a five-year extension with the Cardinals worth $25.5 million, with a $12.5 million team option for 2021.  Working out with Memphis, Wong began to gain experience as a centerfielder. Playing along with Memphis, he hit two home runs. Furthermore, he has an 8−5 win over Colorado Springs. The Cardinals recalled Wong on June 17 after that game.

And on July 27, he played the game against the New York Mets winning run for a 5−4 final score. Lastly, Wong finished 2016 with a .240 batting average, 5 home runs, 23 RBI’s, and a .682 OPS.

Kolten Wong: Awards, Honors

He received National League Rookie of the Month in May 2014. He was the St. Louis Cardinals Minor League Player of the Year for the year, 2013. He won Major League Baseball All-Star Futures Game two times. Furthermore, he also receives honors from Baseball America, MLB.com, Baseball Prospectus. 

Kolten Wong: Net Worth,  Salary

The player has a net worth of over $8 million. He is currently under a 5 year $25,500,000 contract with the St. Louis Cardinals, including $25,500,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $5,100,000.

Kolten Wong so far has made earnings of $16,567,540 from his entire MLB career and is the 192nd best-paid player of MLB. Further, he is the 11th best-paid player of St. Louis Cardinals.

Body Measurements

Talking about his body measurement, he is 5 feet and 9 inches tall and weighs around 84 kg. He has light brown colored eyes and black colored hair.

Social Media

He is active on Instagram with over 135k followers and on Twitter with over 156.2K Followers. Further, he also has his Facebook page with 11k followers.

 

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