|Real Name/Full Name
|Joseph Patrick Mauer
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:
|Saint Paul, Minnesota
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:
|19 April 1983
|40 years old
|In Centimetres – 196 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 4″
|In Kilograms – 104 Kg
In Pounds – 229 lbs
|Father – Jake Mauer Jr.
Mother – Teresa Mauer
|Billy and Jake Mauer
|Cretin-Derham Hall High School
|Maddie Bisanz (2012-present)
|Charles Joseph, Maren Virginia, and Emily Teresa Mauer
|Former professional baseball player
Joe Mauer is a former professional baseball player who was a designated hitter, catcher, and first baseman. His professional career lasted for 15 years, all of which he played for the Major League Baseball for the Minnesota Twins. In his professional career, Joe made history as the only catcher to win three battling titles.
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Biography and Early Life
The former player was born Joseph Patrick Mauer in 19 April 1983. He is the youngest son of Jake Mauer Jr. and Teresa Mauer. He was born in a family of sportsmen because both his father and grandfather were professional baseball players. His father was also a coach and this went a long way in shaping the early career of Joe. He has two elder siblings, Jake and Billy who are also professional baseball players.
When he was in high school, he played not only baseball but also football and basketball. He had a successful career in all the three sports and he was the first athlete to be named the “USA Today High School Player of the Year in two sports. This was for both baseball and football.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Joe Mauer in 2024, and what is his height and weight? Well, Joe Mauer’s age is 40 years old as of today’s date 26th February 2024 having been born on 19 April 1983. Though, he is 6′ 4″ in feet and inches and 196 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 229 lbs in Pound and 104kg in Kilograms.
It is not indicated where Joe attained his early education from but for his high school education, he went to Cretin-Derham Hall High School. It was at the institution that he had a very flourishing career in basketball, football, and also baseball. After completing his high school education, Joe committed to join Florida State University and play football. He later changed his mind and decided to enter the Major League Baseball Draft (MLB).
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Joe Mauer is married to Maddie Bisanz, and together they have been blessed with three children, Emily Teresa & Maren Virginia (who are tins) and Charles Joseph. The couple tied the knot in December 2012, and the event took place at the Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church, Saint Paul.
Prior to the marriage, the couple had dated for 18 months. Maddie who is a nurse at Saint Paul was also a graduate from Cretin-Derham Hall High School. At their wedding, they had Justin Morneau as the groomsman.
Is Joe Mauer Gay?
Joe Mauer is not gay, and he is straight on his sexual orientation. He has been married to his former schoolmate and nurse Meddie Bisanz. Together the couple has been blessed with three children. So far there are no rumors of him being gay.
After entering the Major League Baseball Draft, Joe was selected by the Twins as their first overall pick. Initially, he was part of the US’s roster during the All-Stars Futures Game in 2003, and later in 2004, he was promoted to the Twin’s roster. He made his debut in a game against the Cleveland Indians in 2004 but ended the season with an injury.
In January 2005 he signed a contract with the Twins worth $5.7 million. The following year he became the first catcher to lead the American League, where he finished with an average of .347. On June 12, 2006, he was named the American League Player of the Week by Major League Baseball.
His career blossomed a lot, and he achieved a lot of success. He agreed to an extension of his contract with the Twins in March 2010. The contract which was worth $184 million was extended for eight more years. Joe announced his retirement from the team in November 2018.
Other than playing baseball, Joe was a model for Perry Ellis in 2004 and 2005. He was featured in television commercials for various products like my29, Pepsi, Fox Sports, PlayStation 3, ESPN, and many others. He as well appeared in a television commercial for Explore Minnesota. This was a state tourism agency.
In the 15 years, he has been a professional baseballer, Joe won several titles and awards after breaking several records. He is the only catcher to win a battling title in the American League. He won the Golden Clove Award in 2008, 2009, and 2010. He was also the winner of the Silver Slugger Award for five times. In 2009, he was named the AL Most Valuable Player (MVP).
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Joe Mauer in ’2024’
As of 2024, the former professional baseball player has a net worth of $120 million. Most of his wealth came from his career as a professional player at the Twins where he was getting $23 million per season. He also has appeared on several television commercials and video games.
Joe Mauer came from a sporting family where both his grandfather and father were professional baseball players. Also, his father was a coach and this went a long way into helping Joe realize his dream of becoming a professional. Throughout his career, he has achieved a lot and won numerous awards, making him among the most celebrated sportsmen of all time.