|Real Name/Full Name
|Nicholas Thompson Swisher
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:
|Columbus, Ohio, United States
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:
|25 November 1980
|43 years old
|In Centimetres – 183 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 0″
|In Kilograms – 95 Kg
In Pounds – 209 lbs
|Father – Steve Swisher
Mother – Lillian Marie (Vaught) Malizia
|Parkersburg High School
|Ohio State University
|Emerson Jay Swisher and Sailor Stevie Swisher
|Former professional baseball outfielder
Many people are successful today just because they have given out their all in their career. Starting from the college they attended, the different high grades they attained in school as well as how hard they work in their respective careers. For some, apart from working hard and giving their all in their career, they are also lucky to have experience running in their blood. This is no longer a career but it is also part of their life as well as their family.
For Nick Swisher this is exactly what happened to him. Being born by a baseball player who later turned to be a coach, the whole of his life was full of nothing else except baseball and everything to do with the game. Therefore, the temptation of him being a baseball player as well was very high and finally he became one. Today, though retired, his name is still listed among the American professional baseball outfielder.
Well, how well do you know about Nick Swisher? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Nick Swisher’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Nick Swisher to date.
Biography and Early Life
If you have been wondering who the father of this lucky man is, you don’t have to keep guessing anymore. Nick was born on the 25th of November in 1980 as Nicholas Thompson Swisher to former professional baseball player as well as minor league manager Steve Swisher and his wife Lilian Marie (Vaught) Malizia. His mother was partly of Italian ancestry since her grandfather was an American immigrant from Oliveri town in Sicily and settled in Buffalo, New York.
Although he enjoyed his childhood having everything working out well, unfortunately, at 11 years, things turned for the worst. His parents separated and he was forced to go and live in Parkesburg, West Virginia in the United States where his grandparents lived. He was therefore raised by his grandparents during his teenage years.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Nick Swisher in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Nick Swisher’s age is 43 years old as of today’s date 20th February 2024 having been born on 25 November 1980. Though, he is 6′ 0″ in feet and inches and 183 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 209lbs in Pound and 95kg in Kilograms.
When it comes to Nick’s education, it is very easy to get all the information bearing in mind that is where he started his career. He was enrolled at Parkersburg High School and did so well in sports that he became a three-sport star and would play baseball and football while lettering in basketball. Nick was a strong safety in his team and several Division I-A college football programs recruited him including the University of Notre Dame.
He however decided to pursue baseball just like his father. He was however undrafted out of high school and decided to enrol at Ohio State University. This was because, the only schools available that would recruit him for Baseball were Ohio University and Ohio State University. In 2000, he was named Big Ten Freshman of the Year in the Big Ten Conference while playing for the Ohio State Buckeyes baseball.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Nick is not only successful as a baseball player but also in his personal life. His paternal grandmother Betty Lorraine Swisher was his best friend as she is also the one who raised Nick after his parents’ divorce. Unfortunately, she succumbed to brain cancer in 2005. In respect and as a memorial to him, Nick has a tattoo on his chest of his grandmother’s initials surrounded by a halo and angel’s wings. He looks up to the sky routinely in honour to his grandparents and parents.
When it comes to his love life, Nick is a great husband to actress JoAnna Garcia. They two started dating in 2009 and got engaged in May 2010. Seven months later, on the 11th of December in 2010, the two exchanged their marriage vows in Palm Beach, Florida at the Beakers Hotel & Resort. The couple are also great parents to their daughters named Emerson Jay Swisher and Sailor Stevie Swisher. The first born was born in May 2013 while their second born celebrates her birthday in June 2016.
Is Nick Swisher Gay?
Nick Swisher is definitely not gay. The fact that he has been married to JoAnna for more than 10yrs and have two kids together is enough to prove that he is straight.
Oakland Athletics selected Nick with a first round pick in 2002 from the Boston Red Sox as compensation. He batted a total of 230 in 76 games and helped Midland to finish the season and he later joined the Arizona Fall League and played for the in the Mesa Desert Dogs. He has also played for other teams including Sacramento River Cats.
During his time in the field, Nick has had great wins. Some of his records include; a 254 batting average attaining 35 home runs, he played 20 games in MLB. In addition to this, Nick raised his on-base percentage and raised it to 372 and he boosted his slugging percentage to 493.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Nick Swisher in 2024
For Nick, playing baseball is not just a game, it was also a way of earning his livelihood and as at now, he has achieved a lot in his life. During his major league career, he earned approximately $92 million in salaries alone and tens of millions more from different endorsements. This highly boosted his net worth and is currently estimated to be roughly $55 million as of 2024.
Although Nick was born and raised for the first 11 years of his life by a professional baseball player, he was obligated to run his own course. Luckily, he won the race and his legacy lives on years after his resignation.