Former professional baseball shortstop, Derek Jeter and his wife, model Hannah Jeter are excited to start their new life. The couple are expecting their first child together. We have more details from Derek Jeter’s wiki, right here.
Derek Jeter’s Wiki
Derek Sanderson Jeter was born on June 26, 1974 in Pequannock Township, New Jersey. His parents are Dorothy, an accountant, and Sanderson Charles Jeter, a substance abuse counselor. Derek’s father also played baseball at Fisk University in Tennessee as a shortstop. His younger sister, Sharlee was a softball star in high school.
As a child, Derek would go to New York Yankees games with his grandparents, which is how he developed a passion for the sport.
Derek dreamed of playing for the Yankees. In high school, he won several national sports awards and was named “High School Player of the Year.”
Derek Jeter’s Net Worth and Career
On May 14, 2017, Derek Jeter’s jersey number was retired in a ceremony at Yankee Stadium. His wife, Hannah was there support her husband and showed off her budding baby bump. Derek Jeter’s net worth is estimated to be $185.0 million, with an approximate annual salary of $30.0 million.
In the 1992 MLB Draft, Derek Jeter was the Yankees’ sixth overall pick. He was a shortstop for the Yankees in 1996 on the opening day and went on to win both Rookie of the Year and the World Series. In 2001, Derek signed a 10-year contract with the Yankees for $189.0 million. Derek was also an All-Star 13 times and won the Gold Glove and the Silver Slugger Awards five times each.
Aside from baseball, Derek earned his wealth through endorsements with lucrative brands like XM Satellite Radio, Fleet Bank, Nike, Ford, Visa, Gatorade, and Discover Card.
Derek Jeter’s Life Off the Field
Derek Jeter and his wife Hannah Davis walk off the field after the retirement ceremony of Derek Jeter's number 2 jersey at Yankee Stadium in New York City, on May 14, 2017. Jeter captained the Yankees during his final 12 seasons, capping a career that included five World Series titles, a .310 batting average and a New York-record 3,465 hits. He is the 22nd player to have his number retired by the Yankees, by far the most among major league teams. Read more on TIME.com. Photograph by Al Bello (@albello55)—@gettyimages. #jeter #derekjeter #yankees #baseball #⚾️
Back in 2012, Derek Jeter was introduced to his future wife by a mutual friend. In 2015, he proposed to Hannah, and they walked down the aisle in Napa Valley surrounded by family and friends on July 9, 2016.
In February 2017, the couple announced that they would soon be welcoming a baby girl into the world. In an interview with People, Hannah Jeter said, “[Derek and I] both have two nephews right now [whom] we absolutely adore and we spend a lot of time with, so I’m really excited to buy all the girly fun stuff because we’ve been buying boy things for years. And there’s not that much cute boy clothes, like you really have to look for them.”