Adam Wainwright Biography

    Published On Dec 21, 2016
    Facts of Adam Wainwright
    Date of Birth: 1981 , August-30
    Birth Nation: United States
    Height: 6 Feet 7 Inch
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    The 6 ft 7-inch tall baseball player was first picked up by the Atlanta Braves in the first round of the 2000 MLB draft. He was soon advanced to Atlanta's Class A Danville Braves. He first pitched for the Macon Braves in the South Atlantic League in 2001.

    Wainwright married his high school girlfriend, Jenny Curry, in 2004 at an age of 23. He has three daughters with his wife Jenny and they are living on St. Simons Island, Georgia.

    He holds an American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. his estimated net worth is 57 Million Dollar.

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    Adam Wainwright's birth in Georgia


    Adam Wainwright is a professional American baseball player who was born on August 30, 1981, in Brunswick, Georgia, United States. He was born as the second son of Bill and Nancy Wainwright having an older brother Trey, a lawyer of Atlanta.

    Gatorade Georgia Player of the Year


    When he was playing from college, he started to throw a ball with over 90 mph speed and batting with an average over .500 per game, so he was judged as the Gatorade Georgia Player of the Year in 2000. 

    Selection in the MLB draft 2000


    Adam Wainwright, "The Gatorade Georgia Player of the Year 2000" was first picked up by the Atlanta Braves in the first round of 2000 MLB Draft. Soon after, he signed a contract including 1.25 million Dollar bonus with the team.

    Hit a Home run in the first delivery


    In 2006, in his very first game in major leagues with St Louis Cardinals, he hit a home run on the first pitch as a batter against San Francisco Giants' Noah Lowry. His team won the league title in the same year.

    Married to Jenny Curry


    Adam Wainwright has been married to Jenny Curry since 2004. Adam proposed to Curry in December 2003 and got married one year later. He has three daughters with Curry and he lives on St. Simons, Georgia with his family during the off-season

    Made his debut in film


    Besides playing baseball, Adam has also worked as an actor. He has hosted an episode of Saturday Night Live, whereas, in 2016, he made his debut in film with a comedy-drama Proximity, directed by Dan Steadman and filmed in the St.Louisiana.