Joe Girardi, an American professional baseball manager of New York Yankees, is married to his wife named Kim. Additionally, the couple also has three kids together with each other. At present, he is residing along with his family in their house that is located in Purchase, New York.
At the age of 51, Girardi stands tall at a height of five feet and eleven inches. During his career till now, he has earned huge amount of money and his net worth has been calculated to be around $15 million. Joe Girardi is one of the most popular and loved celebrities on the TV screen whom we have been knowing and are seeing daily.
Some of you might be his fans from a long time and you also may want to get much more information regarding him. Some of you also may be having information regarding his professional and personal life from different gossip pages, newspapers as well as magazines.
He is a former catcher and he has also played for Chicago Cubs, The Colorado Rockies, Yankees, and St. Louis Cardinals. Now, let us extract some more information regarding Girardi's bio that’s been accessed from different sources.
He is the native of Peoria, Illinois. He came into this world on 14th October of the year 1964 which has now made him reach the age of 51. Although he is known by the name Joe Girardi, his real name is Joseph Elliott Girardi.
He is the son of Jerry and Angela Girardi. His father is a former blue collar worker as well as a United States Air Force veteran. Joe went to get his education from the East Peoria’s Neil Armstrong Grade School as well as Peoria’s Sacred Heart/Father Sweeney.
While his tenure there, he was coached by his father in basketball. After that, he attended the Academy of Our Lady/Spalding Institute located in Peoria, Illinois. He then went on to play the baseball at the Northwestern University from where he earned Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial Engineering.
Girardi was drafted by Chicago Cubs in the 5th round of 1986 Major League Baseball Draft. In 1989, he also played for Aguilas del Zulia in Venezuelan Winter League. He then made his debut in Major League for Cubs on 4th April of 1989. Later, the Cubs left him unprotected in 1992 expansion draft and then he was chosen by Colorado Rockies. During the first year with the Rockies in 1993, Joe played in 86 games.
Later in 1995, he was traded to New York Yankees for the pitcher Mike Dejean. In 2000, he was returned to Cubs by Yankees where he was named to All-Star team of that year. During 2002, he batted .226 with a home run as well as 26 RBI in the 90 games played. The next year, he played for St. Louis Cardinals.
Apart from that, after spring training stint with Yankees in 2004, he got retired and then became a commentator for YES Network. At present, he is married to his wife Kim with whom he has three kids. His net worth has been estimated as $15 million. To know more about his bio and stats, he can be followed on various social sites.