Quick Facts of Mookie Betts
|Age:||30 years 3 months|
|Birth Date:||August 07, 1992|
|Full Name:||Mookie Betts|
|Last Updated:||November, 2022|
|Birth Place:||Smyrna, Tennessee|
|Height / How tall :||5 feet 9 inches (1.75m)|
|Profession:||Baseball Right Fielder|
|Father's Name:||Willie Betts|
|Mother's Name:||Diana Benedict|
|Education:||University of Tennessee|
|Hair Color:||Dark Brown|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Sagittarius, Gemini, Aries|
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Relationship Facts of Mookie Betts
|Mookie Betts is married to Brianna Hammonds.|
|Mookie Betts married on December 01, 2021.|
💑 Anniversary in 364 days 💑
|He is father of One (Kynlee Ivory Betts).|
|Mookie Betts is not having an affair with anyone presently.|
|His sexual orientation is straight.|
|One child (Kynlee Ivory Betts)|
What is the relationship of Mookie Betts?
Talking about his relationship, Mookie is married to Brianna Hammonds who was his high school girlfriend. Mookie and Brianna were both studying at the same school. The couple welcomed their first child, Kynlee Ivory, on November 6 2018 while they were dating.
The lovebirds exchanged their marital vows on December 1, 2021, in Palos Verdes, California. Prior to that, they had announced their engagement in January 2021.
Who is Mookie Betts?
Mookie Betts is an American professional baseball right fielder. He is popular as the first player in MLB history to win the Most Valuable Player, Silver Slugger, Gold Glove, batting title, and World Series in the same season. He plays for the Los Angeles Dodgers of Major League Baseball (MLB).
What are the birth facts of Mookie Betts?
Mookie Betts was born on October 7, 1992, in Smyrna, Tennessee, US. His real name is Markus Lynn Betts.
He was born to his father Willie Betts, a former army officer, and mother Diana Benedict who is an avid bowler and taught him to bowl at an early time. However, his parents divorced when he was still a child in high school. He doesn’t have any siblings.
Likewise, he has a nephew named Terry Shumpert who played parts of 14 seasons with several MLB teams. Mookie spent his childhood bowling at the Donelson Strike and Spare in Donelson, Tennessee.
Moreover, he is of Afro-American descent and holds citizenship in America.
Talking about his education, he attended at John Overton High School in Nashville where he batted .548 with 24 steals. He then joined the University of Tennessee on a baseball scholarship.
Mookie Betts: Career, Professional Life
In 2011, he made one appearance for the Red Sox’s Rookie-level affiliate with two hits in four at-bats.
The next season, he was promoted to Low-A Lowell where e made 71 appearances with the record batting .267/.352/.307 with nine extra-base hits, 31 RBI, and 20 stolen bases over 292 plate appearances.
At the end of June 2014, he was promoted to the Majors by Red Sox. Betts made his MLB debut on June 29, 2014, in which he collected one hit in three at-bats. In his debut season, he completed his rookie campaign with a .291/.368/.444 batting line in 52 games.
He did well in his position for the team and from 2016-19, he was a center of attraction for critics, news people, and fans. In each of those seasons, he started All-Star Game and won Gold Glove and Silver Slugger Awards.
Ever since he started his professional career, he has won 6 National All-Star and 4× Silver Slugger Awards, 5× Gold Glove Awards, and 2× Wilson Defensive Player of the Year Award. Moreover, he has also won 2 Major League World Series Championships.
Social Media Platforms
As an idol for many, Mookie is quite popular on social media platforms. He has over 1.2M followers on Instagram, around 286.5k followers on Twitter, and over 149k followers on Facebook.
Talking about his awards and accolades, he is the first player in MLB history to win the Most Valuable Player, Silver Slugger, Gold Glove, batting title, and World Series in the same season. Moreover, he has won a lot of championships and individual awards that are hard to count.
How much does Mookie Betts earn?
Mookie is known for his baseball skill from which he is able to earn a net worth of around $50 Million as of 2022.
Furthermore, On July 22, 2020, he was signed by the dodgers to a 12-year/$365 million contract with a guaranteed $65 million signing bonus that makes it the richest contract in Dodger’s history, and the third-richest contract in the history of North American sports.
Betts has a lavish home in Franklin, Tennessee. He also owns a $7.6 million mansion in Encino, Los Angeles.
Rumors and Controversies
Mookie has never made headlines for any rumors or controversies.
Mookie Betts: Body Stats, Hair, Eyes
Betts stands an average height of around 5 feet 9 inches and weighs around 82 kg. He has charming black eyes and dark brown hair.