Hunter Pence Career, Age,Married, Net Worth and Wife

Published Date   24th May. 2017, 01:06 am
Hunter Pence Career, Age,Married, Net Worth and Wife
Quick Info
Birth Name:Hunter Pence
Date of Birth:13/04/1983
Age: 35 years old
Nationality:American
Net Worth:$45 million




One of the most recognized names in the world of baseball, Hunter Pence is a top notch right fielder player for San Francisco Giants. Winning the tournaments for a couple of time and setting wonderful records for the sports, Hunter Pence career is honored with a lot of awards and titles from the early age.

Synopsis

Major League Baseball outfielder, Hunter Pence was a member for 2012 and 2014 World Series Championship San Francisco Giants. Hunter Pence career a as baseball player started by playing for Houston Astros in 2007 and then for Philadelphia Phillies for a year before playing for San Francisco Giants.

Early Life and Education 

Hunter Pence was born on 13 April 1983 in Fort Worth, Texas to parents Howard Pence and Gail Pence. Pence is an American and belongs to white ethnicity. He attended Arlington High School located in Arlington, Texas where he played outfield for high school for three years before moving in to shortstop in his senior year. Afterwards, he attended Texarkana College for a year, where he earned popularity as hitter on the baseball team.

Pence transferred to the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) and returned to the outfield.  He played well, hit 3.47 as a sophomore in 2003 for which he earned a name a first-team-all-conference outfielder. The early high school and college days have paved the path towards building Hunter Pence career and making his name a reputed one.

Professional Career

While Pence had started playing for his high schools and university, he had gained expertise to utilize it in his career as an outfielder. With his practice and hard work, Milwaukee Brewers selected him in the 40th round of 2002 Major League Baseball Draft; however, he did not sign the contract.

In 2004 Major League Baseball Draft, Houston Astros from the University of Texas-Arlington picked upon Pence in second round. During this time in 2007, Pence made major league debut as the Houston Astros Center Fielder against the Milwaukee Brewers. Thus, Hunter Pence career as a professional outfielder started by playing for Houston Astros. He played with the team from 2007 to 2011.

Later in 2008, Michael Bourn left Philadelphia Phillies to play for Astros. Subsequently, Pence moved to the right field while Bourn covered the center. In third season 2009, Pence was honored with the title All-Star for the first time. However, Pence did not receive this title for the first time and the last time. He was again honored with All-Star for the second time in 2011 and then in 2014. Furthermore, the marvelous player has managed to win the tournament in 2012 and 2014.

On 29 July 2011, Pence left Houston Astros for Philadelphia Phillies as an exchange for four minor league players which included Jonathan Singleton, Jarred Cosart and Josh Zeid. Afterwards, Pence went to San Francisco Giants after his contract with Philadelphia Phillies ended. In 2016, Hunter Pence career uplifted as he was awarded as National League Player of the week for the fourth time.

Personal Life

Pence had proposed Alexis Cozombolidis on 3 December 2013, and the couple married on 26 November 2016. The couple spends the great time together and there is no sign of complication in their relationship. There is no news or rumors about separation of the couple either.

On 2013, Pence was diagnosed with Scheuermann’s disease— a spinal disorder. In September, San Francisco Giants and Pence had signed a five-year contract of $90 million after which he knew about the disease. The contract ranks him as one of the highly paid players.

Salary and Net Worth

The multimillionaire baseball player, Hunter Pence career gathers him a huge amount of salary. According to the contract he signed in 2013, his salary was $13 million per year. However, the report of 2017 shows it has now increased to $18 million.  He has a luxurious lifestyle and his is total net worth is estimated to be $45 million.

Physical Attributes

Hunter Pence career has shaped his physique alongside his net worth and popularity. He is quite good looking with great physique. His height is 6 feet and 4 inches. He looks hot shirtless as he has athletic body.

Hunter Pence career as a professional baseball player is fascinating as he won tournaments for the couple of times and All-Star awards thrice. The early start off in practice i.e. from high school led to expertise in baseball building an amazing career for this sportsman.

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