Jacoby Ellsbury Biography

Published On Jan 02, 2018
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Jacoby Ellsbury was born as Jacoby McCabe Ellsbury on 11 September 1983. He was born to an American parent, Jim Ellsbury and Margie Ellsbury in Madras, Oregon, USA. Talking about his nationality, he is an American citizen and is the first Native American of Navajo ethnicity to reach the major leagues. He attended the  Madras High School and graduated from the Oregon State University.

Jacoby Ellsbury made his professional MLB debut on June 30, 2007, representing his newly signed team Boston Red Sox against the Texas Rangers. He was ranked as the 13th-best prospect in baseball by Baseball America in 2008. He stole his 32nd base of the season, breaking the club record set hundred years ago by Amby McConnell on 15 June 2008. On 30 May 2013, Jacoby set a franchise record for most stolen bases in a game with five. Jacoby signed with the New York Yankees on 3 December 2013 for seven years. He made his team debut on 23 April 2014, against his former team Boston Red Sox and received boos from Red Sox fans. He suffered knee injuries in 2015. Thus, he couldn't appear in most of the games. He still plays for the club. 
The 34 years old is 4 feet 7 inches. Talking about his personal life and affairs, Jacoby is married to his longterm girlfriend Kelsey Hawkins. The couple first met at the Oregon State University during their graduation in 2005. After casual meetings for a year, the couple began dating in 2006. Six years after their relationship, the couple became husband and wife. They tied the knot in December 2012, in a private wedding ceremony among close friends and relatives. The couple is blessed with two children, a son, and a daughter. The couple is living a blissful life without any rumors of disputes and divorce.

Jacoby is also a philanthropist. He produced a wine called ZinfandEllsbury through Charity Wines, which donated 100% of his proceeds among three charities: The Navajo Relief Fund, Project Bread: The Walk for Hunger, and Ellsbury Read Project. All three charities were formed by him.Jacoby Ellsbury had an estimated net worth of $40 million in 2017. He signed $153 million contracts with the New York Yankees and receives an annual salary of $21 million. Jacoby has a beautiful collection of cars which includes Rolls Royce, Mercedez Benz, Audi, and others. 

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Born in the United States Madras, Oregon

September 11 , 1983

Jacoby Ellsbury was born as Jacoby McCabe Ellsbury on 11 September 1983. He was born to an American parent, Jim Ellsbury and Margie Ellsbury in Madras, Oregon, USA.

MLB debut Boston Red Sox

June 30 , 2007

Jacoby Ellsbury began his professional baseball career in 2007, joining the Boston Red Sox. He made his professional MLB debut on 30 June 2017, in a match against Texas Rangers

Started affair with Kesley Hawkins

2006

Jacoby first met his future wife,  Kelsey Hawkins at the Oregon State University in course of their graduation in 2005. After casual meetings for a year, the couple began dating since 2006.

married his partner Kesley Hawkins

2012

After six years of their relationship, the couple became husband and wife, tieing their knots in December 2012, in a private wedding ceremony, only a few friends and relatives were invited.

Estimated net worth of 2017 $40 million

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Jacoby Ellsbury has an estimated net worth of $40 million in 2017, including all of his properties and assets. As per his $153 million contracts with the New York Yankees.