Mike Trout is an American award-winning professional baseball player. He is known for his stint playing career as a center fielder for the Los Angeles Angles of the Major League Baseball (MLB) since 2011. Further, he has obtained many awards and accolades including nine-time MLB All-Star and three-time American League Most Valuable Player.
He joined the baseball team Los Angeles Angels after they selected him in the 2009 MLB Draft in the first round. Moreover, he is regarded as one of the most outstanding young players in baseball history. Also, he is one of the richest and best players in Major League Baseball (MLB). Wanna know more information on the veteran athlete then keep on scrolling.
Caption: The professional Baseball player, Mike Trout.
Mike Trout: Bio, Family, Career
The athletic was born on 7 August 1991 as Michael Nelson Trout in Vineland, New Jersey, the United States of America, under the birth sign, Leo. He was born as the son to father Jeff Trout and his mother, Debbie Busonick Trout. Additionally, his father had played baseball at the University of Delaware and was later picked up as a second baseman by the Minnesota Twins in 1983. He grew up with his older siblings: sister Teal Trout and brother Tyler Trout. He has a nationality of American and belongs to an unknown ethnic group.
Regarding his education, he attended Lakeside Middle School and had graduated from Millville Senior High School in 2009. During this time, he played both baseball and basketball. He then started as a pitcher and shortstop shifting as an outfielder in his senior year. At the age of 14, he began working with the coaches at Arsenal and had played in various tournaments with Tri-State Arsenal.
In the 2009 MLB Draft, The Angels selected him after playing baseball with East Carolina University. With Angels, he played for the rookie-level Arizona League. During the 2010 season game, he was promoted to the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes of the Class A-Advanced California League. At the age of 19, he received the Topps Minor League Player of the Year Award becoming the youngest player to win the award.
In July 2011, he was promoted in a center field injuring Peter Bourjos making his major league debut. He then played in the 2012 season with the Salt Lake Bees of the Triple-A Pacific Coast League recording his first career four-hit game in June in the same year. He had also represented the Angels in the 2013 Major League Baseball All-Star Game.
Further, the Angels extended a six-year contract with him with s $144.5 million contract. From his outstanding performances, he has received several awards and accolades including the AL Hank Aaron Award in 2019 and being named the AL MVP for the third time in his career.
Mike Trout: Personal Life & Wife
He had married his longtime girlfriend Jessica Cox. She is the sister of Aaron Cox who was the former Los Angeles Angels minor league pitcher who died in 2018 due to suicide. Further, the couple engaged in July 2016 after dating for a few years. After a year on 9 December 2017, they tied a knot in a private wedding ceremony attended by their close ones. The couple welcomed their firstborn Beckham Aaron Trout on 30 July 2020.
Caption: Mike with his wife Jessica and child.
Mike Trout: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
According to Forbes, he has an estimated net worth of around $50 million from his professional athletic career. Further, he had signed a 12-year contract with Los Angeles with the signing amount of $426.5 million including a $20 million bonus. Also, he makes a profitable amount of money from his endorsements and promotions. He has several sponsorships including Land Rover, Subway, and SuperPretzel.
He is highly active over different social media platforms with verified accounts. On Instagram, he has an account @miketrout with 1.9 million followers. She has a Twitter account @MikeTrout with 2.5 million followers. Also, he goes by the verified Facebook account under his name having 656 k followers.
Mike Trout: Body Measurements
A professional baseball player has an athletic and muscular body that has unknown body measurements of chest or waist. His body stands to a height of 6 feet 2 meters or 1.88 meters and weighs around 106 kg. He has light brown eyes color with dark brown hair color.