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Michael Trout – American Baseball Player

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Michael Trout – American Baseball Player

Michael Trout is an American baseball player who plays for Los Angeles Angels in Major League Baseball. He is undoubtedly the best at his center fielder position. According to Celebrity Net Worth, Mike Trout’s net worth estimated at $60 million.

He made his professional debut playing for the ‘Angels’ in the ‘Arizona League’. Mike Trout made his major league debut for the ‘Los Angeles Angels’ and became the youngest player to hit two home runs in one game in his team.

Here is everything you need to know about Mike Trout.

Early Life

Michael Nelson Trout aka Mike Trout was born on August 7, 1991, in Vineland, New Jersey, USA to parent Jeff and Debbie Trout. His father was also a baseball player who played for the ‘Minnesota Twins’.

He was raised along with his sister named Teal and brother name Tyler.

Mike has fond of playing baseball from an early age as his father is also a baseball player. He was die-hard ‘Philadelphia Phillies’.

Talking about his education, he joined Lakeside Middle School in his hometown. He completed his graduation from Millville Senior High School in 2009. Later he went to East Carolina University.

Mike Trout childhood picture. Pic: Instagram.

He started baseball as a pitcher and shortstop and later played in the outfield. He was trained at Arsenal from the age of 14 and gained the reputation of being the fastest and the strongest player at the age of 17.

Career

Mike Trout made his professional debut in 2009 playing for the ‘Arizona Angels’ in Arizona League. In 2010, he was selected to play in the ‘All-Star Future Game’ and was named ‘Baseball America’s second-best overall prospect.

Likewise, Mike became the member of the ‘Rancho Cucamonga Quakes’ at the end of the season for the ‘Class A-Advance California League’.

Later, he made his major league debut for the ‘Los Angeles Angels’ in July 2011 and hit his first home run against ‘Baltimore Orioles’ pitcher Mark Worrell. Mike became the youngest player to hit two home runs in one game that season.

Similarly, Mike was named Baseball America’s Minor League Player of the Year and an outfielder on ‘Baseball America’s 2011 Minor League All-Star’ team.

In 2012 he started with the ‘Salt Lake Bees’. He hit his first grand slam against the ‘Detroit tigers’ in April 2013.

Later, he won the ‘All-Star Game MVP’ in 2014 and became the first player to achieve in the history of the game. Additionally, he finished the season with 41 home runs and won his fourth ‘Silver Slugger Award’ and ‘Best Major League Baseball Player Award’.

In May 2017, he suffered a thumb injury that kept him out for eight weeks. He became the seventh player to score 200 home runs before reaching the age of 25.

Net Worth and Earnings

Previously mentioned, Mike Trout’s net worth is evaluated at $60 million. His earning is mostly from his baseball career. Likewise, Mike receives a salary of $33.25 million. Furthermore, his latest 12-year multi-million contract with Angels is worth $430 million which he signed in March 2019.

Similarly, he also earns money from the endorsement. Furthermore, he signed a contract with different brands like Nike, Subway and SuperPretzel.

Personal Life and Relationship

Following on Mike Trout’s personal life, he is currently in a marital relationship with his lovely wife, Jessica Cox. Besides, the couple first met each other in high school during their sophomore year. Afterward, the beautiful couple were in relationship and dated from 11 years. The couple finally engaged in July 2016 which Mike has shared on Instagram account.

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