Joc Pederson is an American professional baseball outfielder, plays for the Los Angeles Angels of Major League Baseball (MLB). Additionally, Pederson was selected by the Dodgers from Palo Alto High School, in the 11th round of the 2010 MLB draft. In 2011, while leading the Pioneer League in RBIs and outfield assists, he hit.353.
In 2014 he was the first player to hit 30 homers and steal 30 bases during the same season at the Pacifique Coast League (PCL) in 79 years. Know about Joc Pederson Bio, Net worth, Career, personal life in the following section.
Joc Pederson’s Amazing Childhood – Parents
Joc Pederson was born on April 21, 1992, in Palo Alto, California under the birth sign of Taurus. Moreover, he is the proud son of Shelly (Cahn) and Stu Pederson, an American retired professional baseball outfielder. His mother was a professional athletic trainer. Following the footstep of his parents, Pederson played in several games from the early childhood days.
Jewish born Joc great-great Grandfather Leopold Cahn and grandmother Fannie Morris immigrated to the USA in the 1840s. Though being the descent of Jewish background, he has not described himself as Jewish.
Pederson’s older brother Tyger Pederson is also a baseball player who played in Dodger’s minor league system. Also, his eldest brother is Champ and his younger sister’s name is Jacey.
Amateur and Professional career
Joc Pederson went to Palo Alto High School and in the senior year, he scores .466 with a .577 on-base percentage and a .852 slugging percentage. Also, Joc played for the school football team. With the proper guidance from his coach, family, he hit .319 with the Waimea Waves and made history in the Hawaii Collegiate Baseball League.
In the 11th round of the 2010 Major League Baseball Draft, Pederson was picked from Palo Alto High School by Los Angeles Dodgers. Although he wanted to play for the University of Southern California, where his father played, he eventually chose to sign up for Dodgers.
In addition to his net worth, he got a signing bonus of $600,000, the highest second bonus of all Dodger entrants in the draft. Reportedly, the bonus was four times higher for draft picks.
In 2012, at the 20, Pederson was elevated to the Class-A Rancho Cucamonga Quakes of the California League. Further, he was then assigned by Dodgers to the AFL Rising Star Mesa Solar Sox in the Arizona Fall League. After the 2012 season, Baseball America ranked him Dodgers’# 4.
Angels purchase Joc Pederson from Dodgers
As of February 4, 2020, Pederson is traded to an Angels team where he will be working with the talented outfield including Jo Adell, Trout, Brian Goodwin. From the trade, the contract he will get $9.5 million or $7.75 million mentioned by Espn. As a result, trade is done for the improvement of both clubs.
Joc Pederson is a married man. He tied the knot with his long time girlfriend turned wife Kelsey Williams in January 2018, Santa Barbara, California.
The couple exchanges their vows in front of 250 guests at the Villa Sevillano in Santa Barbara. On a wooden platform in front of a floral wooden ring, they exchanged vows which symbolized eternal love. Moreover, Kelsey graduated from Duke University where she used to play volleyball.
The bride cuddled up to her new husband in Marchesa’s wedding dress, who wore Alba’s navy-blue tuxedo and matching Salvatore Ferragamo loafers with velvet.
From his social account, we can clearly see that Pederson is enjoying his lavish life with his spouse. On the other hand, Joc travels across the states with his beautiful wife so that he can spend quality time playing games. The duo often spotted together having a good time.
From their conjugal relationship, Kelsey William gave birth to adorable baby daughter Poppy Jett Pederson, October 2018. Matter of fact, a child was born during the National League Championship Series between the Dodgers and the Milwaukee Brewers. The couple actively shares their pictures chilling in the hot air balloon, camp firing, traveling.
Talking about his height he stands 6 feet and 1 inch tall. Besides, he is very popular in social media and so far he has not been part of any controversy.
How much is Joc Pederson’s Net Worth And Salary in 2020?
Joc Pederson is very rich and he has a hefty amount of net worth which is reported to be $5 Million. Playing 5 seasons in the MLB, he has amassed $9,730,445 as career earnings.
Although his current contract with Angeles is is not in the media yet, he was previously under 1 yr(s) / $8,500,000 contract with Dodgers. As of 2020, he is reported to earn $8.5 million as a salary.
Some of his Career Cash Earnings are:
- 2010: $600,000
- 2015: $510,000
- 2016: $520,000
- 2017: $500,445
- 2018: $2,600,000
- 2019: $5,000,000
Career Contract Details
- Drafted by Los Angeles (LAD): Round 11 (#352 overall) on JUN 24 2010
- Signed a contract with Los Angeles (LAD) on AUG 16 2010
- Signed a 1 year $510,000 contract with Los Angeles (LAD) on March 9, 2015
- Offered a 1 year $520,000 contract by Los Angeles (LAD) on March 4th, 2016
- Signed a 1 year $555,000 contract with Los Angeles (LAD) on MAR 14 2017
- Signed a 1 year $2.6 million contract with Los Angeles (LAD), avoiding arbitration on JAN 13 2018
Endorsement And Assets
Apart from career earnings, Joc is expected to earn an additional amount of money from endorsement and sponsorship. In particular, he often promotes the product of brands such as Essentia Water, Happy Jewelers, Proche, and many more.
Pederson owns a Lamborghini car which cost him $203,764. Also, he drives Porsche which is a customized vehicle.
with a colossal amount of fortune, Pederson is currently enjoying his fortunate life with his spouse, daughter, and dog. Reportedly, he is one of the highest-paid baseball players who have amassed $9.5 million in a draft from Dodgers to Angels.
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