Theo Nathaniel Epstein is an attorney and a baseball executive. He is the current President of Baseball operations of the Chicago Cubs of Major League Baseball (MLB). He works for the Boston Red Sox.
Theo Epstein Biography
Theo Epstein’s year of birth in 1973. His date of birth is the 15th of December in New York City, New York. He was born to his mother Ilene Epstein and his father, Leslie Epstein. He has two siblings; his sister Anya Epstein and his brother Paul Epstein. He grew up in Brookline Massachusetts. While studying at Brookline High School, he played baseball for the school’s team known as Brookline High School Warriors.
He graduated in 1991 and joined Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. During the study period in the university, he became sports editor of the Yale Daily News and lived in Jonathan Edwards College. Theo graduated with a degree in American Studies in 1995.
Theo Epstein is the husband of Marie Whitney and the father of one child by the name Jack Epstein. The couple got engaged on May 2006 and got married on 1st January 2007. Theo and his family presently live in his family home located on Packman Street in Brookline.
After three consecutive summers of being an intern at the Oriels, they absorbed him as the public relations assistant. Later, he moved to San Diego Padres. He became the director of player development working with Larry Lucchino. It is during his tenure at The Padres that he decided to study at the University of San Diego, School of law.
He got a degree of Juris Doctor. After Lucchino became the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and the president of the Red Sox on November 15th, 2001, he hired Theo Epstein to work under him. Theo was to replace Mike Port the then interim general manager. Theo got on record as the youngest general manager in MLB history.
He was 28 years of age. Under his leadership, Red Sox beat St. Louis Cardina during the World Series. A win had not happened for a long time; since 1988. On 11th October 2011, Theo signed a five-year contract worth $18 million with the Cubs and also resigned it on 28 September 2016 and this time round it was worth $15 million.
His title changed to President and the previous one was taken by Jed Hoyer. For the 2016 Season, the Cubs defeated the San Francisco Giants in the NDLS playoffs. They recorded a 103-58 win which was the best in the MLB and also their best since the 1910 Season.
How much is Theo Epstein Net Worth in 2017
With the titles of manager and president, his career says it all. He has an estimated net worth of $28 million US dollars as of 2017.
Theo Epstein is the youngest general manager in the records of MLB. He is an American who belongs to white ethnicity. Regarding charity, his “Hot Stove Cool Music” which is a concert that happens twice a year in Chicago has managed to raise millions of dollars to support disadvantaged families and youth.