Derek Jeter

Derek Jeter is a famous American baseball player. His full name is Derek Sanderson Jeter. He was born on 26th June 1974 in Pequannock Township, New Jersey. He bats and throws right. He signed a contract and made his first MLB debut on 29th of May 1995 for the team New York Yankees. According to the MLB stats he has an average batting of .310 , with total hits of 3,465. He played for New York Yankees from 1995 to 2014.

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He has won many awards during his lifetime. An All-Star award 14 times, 5 times World Series MVP and many other titles as well. He played 20 seasons in MLB. He is said to be one of the most efficient players of this century. He has a healthy Social life and a strong friendship with many celebrities. He also promotes many products (product endorsement).

Dorothy is his mother who is an accountant by profession. Sanderson Charles Jeter is his father and is a Ph.D. Derek had baseball in his blood as his father also played the same. In Fisk University, Sanderson played baseball. We can say that Derek has a family in which everyone is an athlete as his sister also plays softball. The parents always taught their children to have a positive attitude towards everything in life and that the word ‘can’t’  should never exist in one’s dictionary. Everyone should try to do anything that comes in hand. Derek was inspired by the Yankee players since the beginning and hence wanted to play for the same team.

Jeter went to Kalamazoo Central High school where he played basketball and baseball. He made many records and won many titles in his college time. He is a consistent player and has a perfect game which he plays with utmost enthusiasm. His fangraphs are always touching the skies and he operates his twitter account regularly.

His biography indicates that the player had many girlfriends in the past. He dated Mariah Carey, Lara Dutta, Vida Guera and many other famous personalities. On 9Th July 2016, Derek Jeter married his fiancé , Hannah Jeter and the couple is expecting a baby in 2017. There are pictures of Derek with his wife on social media. The fashion model announced her pregnancy and hence left modeling for this year and is at home for a break.

Apart from sports, Jeter is also doing well in various other fields. He has an imprint that will publish books of different genres and for different age groups. He also has a website on sports of his own since 2014 and the name is He has also created a charity foundation with the name of Turn 2, to help teens who are a victim to drug addiction, he is also a sports Ambassador which is a website designed with a motive to encourage children get involved in sports. In the year 2012, Jeter’s salary was 12 million USD and his net worth is estimated to be $185 million.

Quick Facts
Birth Date: 26 Jun, 1974
Age: 45 yrs
Citizenship: United States of America
Birth Place: Pequannock Township
Gender: Male
Description: American baseball player
Spouse: Hannah Davis [M. 2016]
Net Worth 2021: 200 million
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Last Modified: Jun 27 2020
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