Who is Joe Mauer and what is his net worth 2018? Joe Mauer (full name Joseph “Joe” Patrick Mauer) is an American professional baseball player for the Minnesota Twins. Joe Mauer was born on April 19, 1983 to parents- Teresa and Jake Jr. He was the youngest one of three brothers. His elder siblings named-Jake III and Billy had baseball in their genes and so to Joe’s parents, it appeared that all three of their sons were intended to star on the diamond. His father and his three uncles also had played baseball professionally in the past. His grandfather, Jake Sr.,was also a baseball player and he was most alike to Joe in matter of skills and makeup.
Joe has played the game as designated hitter, a catcher, and first baseman for the Twins in Major League Baseball (briefly as MLB). He stayed as the only catcher in MLB account to earn three batting titles, and the only catcher to earn a batting title in the American League. He was even bestowed with three successive Gold Glove awards (2008–2010), the 2009 American League (AL) and Most Valuable Player (MVP) Award.
In year, 2011, Joe Mauer declared his engagement to St. Paul nurse Maddie Bisanz, who was his girlfriend of about 18 months as well as a fellow graduate of Cretin-Derham Hall High School. They got married in year 2012 at Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church located in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Education: Joe Mauer played basketball, football, and baseball for St. Paul’s Cretin-Derham Hall Raiders, which is the high school of Hall of Fame member Paul Molitor. During his senior year he became the only player to be nominated as the USA Today High School Player of the Year in two sports (namely football in 2000 as a quarterback and also baseball in 2001 as a catcher).
In year 2009, Sports Illustrated magazine incorporated Joe Mauer in its article on ten “signature” moments in U.S. high-school sports in the period 2000–2009 decade, mentioning to his nomination by the Minnesota Twins as the leading pick in the 2001 amateur draft.
Joe Mauer Net Worth
The estimated total net worth of Joe Mauer is around $85 million. Joe’s yearly salary is $23 million and in 2010 he became the maximum paid catcher when he contracted an 8 year $184 million deal in collaboration with the Minnesota Twins.
The Twins star Joe Mauer has purchased a luxurious house of worth $6.2 million on Lake Minnetonka, as per the property records. This house is spread on 3.1 acres area and has 115 feet of shoreline on the south part of Wayzata Bay, located in Woodland.
Joe Mauer owns a luxurious car – Chevy.
Joe Mauer modelled for Perry Ellis in the 2004–05 off-season, and he is also featured in television commercials for Pepsi, Head & Shoulders, Fox Sports Net, ESPN, PlayStation 3, Gatorade and my29.
Joe’s Quickswing Camp was conducted yearly during winter at a St. Paul area college. This camp imparts youth the fundamentals of batting skills. He recorded an episode of Homecoming with Rick Reilly for ESPN in year 2010 at Cretin-Derham Hall High School and the episode aired on April 12, 2010.
He also appeared in a TV commercial for Explore Minnesota, which is actually the state tourism agency, in year 2011.
When his senior football season got completed, Joe was entitled National Player of the Year. He contracted a letter of intent in collaboration with Florida State, impending the 2001 baseball draft. Also during his spring training, Joe contracted an eight-year extension of worth over $180 million.
Joe Mauer recently finished the season with a career low of .261 AVG in 134 games for the Twins regardless of improving his defense, making just 2 errors all season at leading base.
The recent reports suggests that after struggling through the final six-plus weeks in last season with a stressed right quadriceps, Joe Mauer has managed to pay extra attention to recovering his legs this winter. In this matter, he mentioned at Thursday’s Billy Joel concert announcement at Target Field that he was in need of some time to rest and after taking it, he now feels better.
Joe Mauer is a versatile baseball player because he made immense contribution in shining his career to become a successful player. Due to his skills and achievements, today he is one of the maximum earning baseball players.