Gerrit Cole Height, Weight, Age, Spouse, Facts, Biography

Gerrit Cole Height, Weight, Age, Spouse, Facts, Biography
Gerrit Cole Quick Info
Height 6 ft 4 in
Weight 88 kg
Date of Birth September 8, 1990
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Spouse Amy Crawford

Gerrit Cole is an American professional baseball pitcher for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball. Previously, Cole had played for the Pittsburgh Pirates and Houston Astros.

Born Name

Gerrit Alan Cole

Nick Name

Gerrit

Gerrit Cole with the New York Yankees in 2020 spring training camp
Gerrit Cole with the New York Yankees in 2020 spring training camp (YESNetwork / YouTube / CC BY 3.0)

Sun Sign

Virgo

Born Place

Newport Beach, Orange, California, United States

Residence

Greenwich, Connecticut, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Gerrit studied at Orange Lutheran High School. Later, he went on to attend the University of California, Los Angeles on a college baseball scholarship.

Occupation

Baseball Player

Family

  • Father – Mark Cole
  • Mother – Sharon Cole
  • Siblings – Erin Cole (Younger Sister)
  • Others – Brandon Crawford (Brother-In-Law) (San Francisco Giants Shortstop)

Manager

As a member of the New York Yankees, he is represented by Aaron Boone.

Net Worth

Gerrit Cole’s net worth was $50 Million according to Celebrity Net Worth.

Build

Athletic

Height

6 ft 4 in or 193 cm

Weight

88 kg or 194 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Gerrit has dated –

  1. Amy Crawford – Gerrit is married to former UCLA softball player Amy Crawford whom he met while attending the University of California, Los Angeles. The couple announced their first pregnancy on January 1, 2020, and their son was born on June 30, 2020.
Gerrit Cole in a picture during a match in August 2010
Gerrit Cole in a picture during a match in August 2010 (boomer-44 / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Race / Ethnicity

White

Gerrit has Dutch ancestry on his father’s side and three-quarters Italian and one-quarter German ancestry on his mother’s side.

Hair Color

Blonde

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • His towering physical appearance
  • Strong jawline

Brand Endorsements

He has appeared in commercials for several brands such as DIRECTV.

Gerrit Cole in a picture taken while playing for the Pittsburgh Pirates on September 1, 2014
Gerrit Cole in a picture taken while playing for the Pittsburgh Pirates on September 1, 2014 (Johnmaxmena2 / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Gerrit Cole Facts

  1. Growing up, he was a huge fan of the New York Yankees and so was his father. He was even present at the 2001 World Series where he held the sign “YANKEE FAN TODAY TOMORROW FOREVER” which was captured by a photographer and even brought the sign to his introductory conference meeting.
  2. He played on the baseball team of Orange Lutheran High School and was drafted in the first round by the New York Yankees in the 2008 MLB Draft but decided to play for the UCLA Bruins baseball team instead. Aside from baseball, he also played on the UCLA Bruins soccer team.
  3. Cole made his Major League Baseball debut in 2013. In September of that year, he was named the National League’s “Rookie of the Month”.
  4. In 2015, Gerrit was named “NL Pitcher of the Month” for April 2015, and an “MLB All-Star”.
  5. He became the 18th pitcher in major league history to strike out at least 300 batters on September 18, 2019.
  6. On December 16, 2019, The New York Yankees’ signed a nine-year contract with Gerrit for $324 million which at the time was the largest signed in the history of the Major League for a pitcher
  7. He was inducted into the UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame in 2022.
  8. Cole was elected to be on MLBPA’s Executive Subcommittee on December 4, 2020.

Featured Image By Gerrit Cole / Instagram

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