Baseball Player Kenley Jansen Wife, Married Life, Children, Net worth, Career, Bio, Wiki, Height
If you are a Dodgers fan, then you must be aware of the name Kenley Jansen. Kenley is a Curaçao, a professional baseball pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers of Major League Baseball. Since his MLB debut in 2010, he has been playing for the Dodgers. He also appeared in the MLB All-Star Game in 2016 and 2017.
Recently, the star Kenley Jansen of Los Angeles Dodgers remains assured after another blown save as he focuses not to let his early-season struggles “get in his mind.”
Today we have a bunch of information about Kenley Jansen wife, married life, net worth, children, age, career, height, bio, stats, and wiki. Keep Reading!
Who is Kenley Jansen Wife?
It has been almost two years since Kenley Jansen became a married man. After dating for a while, Kenley Jansen married his now-wife, Gianni Francisca in 2016.
Kenley Jansen wife, Gianni works as a Real Estate Agent and as a Sales & Marketing Management / Consultant. The two married in December 2016. Kenley Jansen wife Gianni calls herself ‘island girl.’ The couple together has two children.
Kenley Jansen wife gave birth to their first child, Kaden Isaiah Jansen, in August 2016 and the second one Kyrian Jeremiah Jansen, born on August 22, 2018.
Besides that, Jansen also has a daughter named Natalia Hannah Jansen who was born on March 16, 2013, from his past girlfriend. Kenley Jansen wife, Gianni is taking care of her step-daughter like her own.
Kenley Jansen Net worth
Probing about Kenley Jansen net worth, as he debuted in the MLB in 2010 for the Los Angeles Dodgers, it has been about eight years of his active participation in Los Angeles Dodgers. Though he used to receive a fair amount of salary in the early years, his salary started to rise with the rise of his fame. Hence, Kenley Jansen net worth must be enormous.
Back in 2016, Jansen signed $80 million contracts with Los Angeles Dodgers. Some of the highlights of Kenley Jansen’s career are 2× Major League Baseball All-Star Game, 2× ‘Major League Baseball Reliever of the Year Award’, and list of Major League Baseball annual saves leaders.
Annually, he earns upward of $43 million in all of his 8 seasons with the Dodgers.
He also owns an over-the-top house with views of the sparkling ocean and city which costs around $6.5 million. However, Kenley Jansen net worth is under review as of 2018.
Kenley Jansen Bio: Early Life and Career
Kenley Jansen was born as Kenley Geronimo Jansen on September 30, 1987, in Willemstad, Curaçao. Jansen was born as the youngest child of Isidor and Bernadette Jansen.
His father used to work in construction until he suffered a stroke when Kenley was 12. His mother is a travel agent. At the age of six, Jansen began playing baseball alongside his brothers.
The Dodgers sponsored Jansen on July 23, 2010. He debuted in his Major League on July 24 against the New York Mets, where Jansen pitched a scoreless inning. Until 2011, Jansen became an essential member of the Dodgers bullpen.
Jansen became the Dodgers closer after Javy Guerra struggled in the role in May 2012. At the end of the season, Jansen was replaced as closer by Brandon League due to some health-related issues.
Kenley picked up his 162nd career save against the Washington Nationals, breaking the all-time franchise record held by Éric Gagné on June 20, 2016.
Dodgers announced the re-signing of Jansen to a five-year, $80 million contract, on January 10, 2017.
Kenley Jansen Wiki Facts
Jansen celebrates his birthday every year on Sep 30, that makes his current age 30 years old. The tall and robust, Jansen belongs to Dutch nationality and mixed ethnicity.
Despite being diagnosed with an irregular heartbeat and a three-hour procedure in for an abnormal tissue in his left atrium, Jansen looks solid with the weight of 125kg and height of 1.95 meters.
He suffered a recurrence of irregular heartbeat and underwent heart surgery on 26 November 2018.
Kenley Jansen uses social media to connect with his admirers. He has around 65.5 k followers on Instagram and 76.4 k followers on Twitter.