Originally posted on July 8, 2020 @ 7:47 am
Joe Girardi is an American former baseball catcher who previously played in Major League Baseball for Chicago Cubs, New York Yankees, and St Louis Cardinal. Currently, he is serving as the manager for Philadelphia Phillies.
In his 15 years of career, Joe won three World Series champions with the Yankees in 1990 and once served as the team’s manager. Here’s you need to know everything about Joe’s age, wife, career, salary, and net worth.
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Who is Joe Girardi?
Baseball player, Joseph Elliott Girardi was born on the 14th October 1964 in Peoria, Illinois, USA. He is the fourth child of his parents Jerry and Angela Girardi.
Joe has three brothers; Gerald, George, and John and a sister named Maria. He is of Italian descent and holds American citizenship.
While growing up, Joe attended many schools, and first, he went to the East Peoria’s Neil Armstrong grade school. Later, he went to Peoria’s Sacred Heart/Father Sweeney, where his father was a basketball coach.
Then he studied at the Academy of Our Lady/Spading Institute, where he played football and also was a catcher for his school’s baseball team.
Joe Girardi Net Worth & Salary
The former baseball player makes a handful amount of cash through his career. As of 2020, Joe has an estimated net worth of $15 million. Additionally, he makes an annual salary of $2.5 million as per his playing contract.
Recently, Joes signed a three years deal with the Phillies till 2023. Before that, the former baseball inked a three-year contract with Yankees worth $7.5 million in 2008. Later, he extended his contract for the next three years as Yankees’ manager, but the extension amount wasn’t revealed.
Moreover, Joe singed a four years deal worth $16 million to remain as manager of the New York Yankees in October 2013.
The former Chicago Cubs baseball player has bought some properties across the United States. The former New York Yankees manager lives in his New York home that he purchased back in August 2005 for $1.25 million. Additionally, he owned a home in Lake Forest, Illinois as well.
Before Girardi’s managerial career, he played baseball for many teams, including Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinal. Joe started his career in 1986 after the Chicago Cubs selected him for their minor league. After four seasons, he played in the major league in 1989.
After Joe’s playing career ended, Girardi became the manager of the Florida Marlins and also named the National League Manager of the Year in 2006. But, he was fired when he got into an argument with Marlins’ owner, during the game.
Following the year, he was appointed as New York Yankees’ new managerial and served from 2008 to 2017. In 20120, Girardi won his 500th game as a manager. Further, on 7th August 2019, Joe became the United States national baseball team manager 2019, WBSC Premier 12, but canceled after two months so that he can continue as a managerial in MLB.
On October 24, 2019, the Philadelphia Phillies hired Joe Girardi in the position of manager. In addition to his career, he also worked as an analyst for Fox Sports and MLB Network.
Joe Girardi Is Married To Wife Kimberly Innocenzi
Joe, 55, is married to his lovely wife Kimberly Innocenzi, for three decades now. The couple met at Northern University.
At the time, his wife, Kim, had lost her earnings, and he helped her to find it. After that, the two became good friends and eventually started dating. Finally, they decided to be with each other for the rest of their life and tied the knot in 1990.
Joe and Kimberly have three children; two daughters, Serena and Lena, and a son named Dante.
Joe Girardi’s Wife, Kimberly Innocenzi’s Bio
Kimberly Innocenzi is famously known as the wife of Joe Girardi, a manager, and former baseball player. However, the date of birth and details of her parents and siblings are unknown. She attended North University, where she met her husband, Joe, for the first time.
Kimberly gained more popularity because of her husband. Previously, Kim worked as a third-grade teacher. So, it hard to assume her income.
However, her loving husband has a staggering $15 million net worth; she currently lives in New York with her husband.
|Born Name||Joseph Elliott Girardi|
|Famous As||Joe Girardi|
|Birth Date||October 14, 1964|
|Birth Place||Peoria, Illinois|
|Profession||Baseball Catcher and Manager.|
|Net Worth||$15 MIllion|