Celebrated as the fourth Indians player to ever win the American League Cy Young Award, Corey Kluber is the current MLB pitcher for the Cleveland Indians and has been with the team since his MLB debut on the 1st day of September 2011.
His escapades on the field of play have earned him several awards and his humanitarian feats are equal to none. Corey, along with his wife of almost eight years, Amanda Kluber, runs Kluber’s Kids, in conjunction with Cleveland Clinic.
Kluber’s Kids is a program designed to benefit hospitalized kids who are heavily sick. The program hosts a child patient every Wednesday home game, giving the kids a VIP experience where they get to watch live batting practice and meet the players in person. Most times, the young fans also get the opportunity to tour the clubhouse.
Corey Kluber Bio (Age)
The Cleveland Indians’ no. 28 shirt player is an American of White heritage; he was born on the 10th day of April 1986. The baseball player who made his MLB debut on 1st September 2011 has been playing the game right from high school. He also played with the Hatters baseball team of Stetson University in Deland. His remarkable performance during his first and sophomore year earned him an award as the Atlantic Sun Conference’s Pitcher of the Year.
Corey Kluber started his professional baseball career with the San Diego Padres who selected him during the fourth round of 2007 MLB Draft. But then, the Cleveland Indians picked him on July 31, 2010; since then, the skilled baseball player has been rewarded for his outstanding performances through the bequest of several awards and accolades. For instance, he was honored as an American League All-Star in 2016 and signed a contract for a period of five years’ worth the sum of $38.5 million with the Cleveland Indians.
His Salary and Net Worth
Although his current salary is yet to be made public, what he earned as of 2016 was a common knowledge. On the 7th of July in the said year, it started circulating that his annual salary pegged at $4.5 million with his net worth estimated at $12 million. This was after the famed baseball player got named as a member of the 2016 American League All-Star team.
Corey Kluber’s Wife and Family
The Alabama-born baseball player spent his formative years in Florida but his dad Jim is originally from Cleveland. On telling his father that he had been traded to the Indians, the man was overjoyed to hear that his son was going to be a part of his hometown team. According to Jim, the Indians was the team Corey Kluber grew up watching.
While a handful of things are known about the baseballer’s dad, almost nothing is known about his mom, efforts to learn a thing or two about her have been largely futile.
A delve into the superstar’s private life reveals that the Indiana pitcher is currently married. He got to meet and fall in love with his wife Amanda Lorraine Hill during his days as a baseball player at Stetson.
The lovebirds tied the nuptials on the 10th of October 2010 and their marriage is blessed with three kids – Kendall, Kennedy, and their only son Kamden. From the inception of their marriage till date, the couple has not in anyway suggested that union isn’t a happy one. There have not been any rumors of infidelity or abuse.
Now, let’s talk about the woman who took and kept the heart of the renowned pitcher for herself. She was born as Amanda Lorraine Hill to Martin Hill and Abigail Abby Hill in January 1985. Yeah, she’s older than Corey.
Amanda was raised alongside two sisters, Meredith and Jennifer. She and her husband Corey Kluber runs Kluber’s Kids, a non-profit organization created for sick children.
Height and Body Measurements
The right-handed MLB pitcher for the Cleveland Indians can be described as a very tall athlete; he stands out in a crowd with his enviable height of 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 m).
Corey weighs 98 kg (215 lb) which is a perfect body weight for his great height. Other details of the man’s body measurements are yet to be confirmed.