Justin Verlander
Justin Verlander (Image Source: Justin's Instagram)

Every parent wants to see their children being successful in the future. They encourage and support their children in developing their future careers. Similar to this, Richard Verlander, Justin Verlander's father, encouraged his son to pursue a baseball career and enrolled him in the Richmond Baseball Academy.

Justin Verlander aka Justin Brooks Verlander is a professional baseball player pitcher. He is now signed by the Houston Astros of Major League Baseball and [lays for them. He started playing baseball when he was young. 

What Is The Age Of Justin Verlander?

Justin Verlander was born on 20 February 1983 in Manakin-Sabot, Virginia, United States to his parents Richard Verlander (father) and Kathy Verlander (mother). As of 2022, he is 39 years old. His nationality is American. His zodiac sign is Pisces. He has one brother whose name is Ben Verlander. Ben Verlander is a Sports analyst.

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Similarly, Justin went to Goochland High School. After that, he attended Dominion University and completed his undergraduate study. His dad use to play baseball with him and used to catch the ball when he was young. Later his father realized that his son has the potential to be a professional baseball player and encouraged him to pursue a career in baseball.

Hence, he sent Justin to The Richmond Baseball Academy to train his skills. Justin recorded a velocity of 84 mph shortly after joining the academy. His throwing velocity kept getting faster and faster. By the time he entered Goochland High school his velocity had reached 93 mph. He also spent three years playing for the Old Dominion University baseball team and won numerous games.

When Did Justin Verlander Start His Professional Career?

After playing several games at Dominion University, Justin Verlander began his professional career in 2004 when the Detroit Tigers selected him as the second overall choice in the 2004 MLB Draft. On October 25, 2004, he signed a contract with the Detroit Tigers. And in 2005, Verlander finally made his career debut appearance. He started two games for the Tigers in July while simultaneously playing for two of Detroit's minor league clubs, the Lakeland Flying Tigers (A+) and the Erie SeaWolves (AA). His contract with Detroit Tiger in 2017.

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Justin Verlander is a professional baseball pitcher

While playing for the Tigers he won numerous awards like American League Championship Series Most Valuable Player in 2017, American League Most Valuable Player in 2011, American League Rookie of the Month in 2006, American League Pitcher of the Month, Players Choice Award for Player of the Year, etc.  After that in August 2017, Justin Verlander was signed by Houston Astros and made his debut in a victory over the Seattle Mariners. In 2018, while playing for Houston Astros, he won 16 games and 9 lost games with a strikeout of 290, a number of pitches thrown of 3427, and 156 hits. In his career, he has won 244 games and lost 133 games. 

Who Is The Wife Of Justin Verlander?

Justin Verlander is married to a beautiful model Kate Upton. According to the wiki, Justin met Kate in 2012, while shooting a commercial video for the MLB 2K12 video game. Following that, there were rumors that the couple was seeing one another. The couple later made their relationship official in January 2013. They broke up for some time. After a brief breakup, they reconciled in January 2014 after traveling to the Bahamas. 

Justin Verlander wedding

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They dated each other for some years and decided to tie the knot and spend the rest of their life with each other. Finally, they got engaged in May 2017. They announced their engagement on the red carpet of the Met Gala. Following that, The couple had their wedding ceremony in Tuscany, Italy, on November 6, 2017. The age difference between the couple is 9 years. As of now, Justin is spending happy married life with his partner Kate Upton in his house in Virginia.

Justin Verlander family

Similarly talking about kids, Justin and Kate are the parents of one daughter. Their daughter's name is Genevieve and was born on 7th November 2018. They call her by the name Vivi. The couple usually posts photos with their daughter on a social media platform like Instagram but while posting photos the couple makes sure that their daughter's face is hidden. In his free time, Justin loves playing with his daughter. 

What Is The Net Worth Of Justin Verlander?

 As of 2022, Justin is supposed to have a net worth of $150 Million. He is currently signed by Houston Astros. He signed a two-year contract with Houston Astros worth $50,000,000 with $50,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $25,000,000

What Is The Height Of Justin Verlander?

Justin Verlander stands at the height of 6 feet 5 inches tall. He is 106 kg in weight. His hair color is black and has black eyes.

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