Who doesn't like knowing about sports figure that you see on TV or in the magazine, right? Maybe, you've just known about them through sports websites, or may have been a long time dedicated fan. They are such big parts of our lives, and it is only natural that we be interested in them. One of them is Jason Heyward, a baseballer of 26 years of age, who has been active since at the professional level since age 17. He is American by nationality.
Let's find out more about this celebrity through the short bio compiled from various sources below. Heyward's full name is Jason Alias Heyward, and he was born on 9th August 1989 in Ridgewood, New Jersey. Heyward's ethnicity is African-American. He bats left and throws right, and is currently number 22 for the Chicago Cubs.
He debuted his minor league career when he was 17 years old, playing for the Atlanta Braves where he played from 2010 to 2014. He then played for St. Louis Cardinals for a year in 2015, and joined his current team the Chicago Cubs in 2016.
As of 24th April 2016, Heyward's stats are as follows: his batting average is .267, he has 823 hits and 97 home runs. He has batted in 364 runs and has stolen bases a total of 90 times. He has been awarded the Gold Glove Award a total of 3 times (in 2012, 2014, and 2015).
According to many websites on the internet, his popularity as a baseball right fielder is growing every day, and we can surely hope that the future holds great fame and accolades for him. He has played in many matches, and his tireless efforts have won him critical acclaims for his play-making skills.
Heyward has been active in professional baseball for quite some time now, and it is sure that he must have won many fans and followers in his career. Even then, it is of utmost importance for every sportstar to create a virtual image and goodwill these days by interacting with their fans on social media.
He has over 200 thousand followers on Twitter and over 143 thousand likes on Facebook, and though he doesn't seem to have a personal account on his Instagram he is tagged on numerous posts out there. He also has a page on ESPN, and you could actually follow him on all of these websites to stay updated on what's happening in his personal as well as professional life. Some gossip sites claim that he had a girlfriend named Brittany, but currently he is single.
A celebrity's success is to be measured by the lives they have touched and impacted on; still it is necessary to know how successful they have been, financially. Heyward's net worth is $7 million as of latest reports. He has signed an 8-year contract with Chicago Cubs for a total amount of $184 million.
Physically, he is 6 feet 5 inches in height and has a weight of 240 pounds, but the height of his passion for anything he does is beyond measure. After all, he has been a part of some exciting baseball action over the years. His efforts and versatility as a baseballer rightly deserve all the recognition and fame that he has acquired so far. His awesome playing has been reviewed in some known sportscast and TV shows.