Gerrit Cole Contract Details; Personal Life & More

Published Date: 12 Jul, 2021 Updated date: 12 Jul, 2021 By Lucifer

In late 2019, Gerrit Cole and the Yankees agreed upon a gigantic contract. The contract also makes him one of the highest one that a pitcher has received in MLB history. 

Now, let’s know the facts that cite his contract, net worth including the family life and details of wife and their matrimony. 

American professional Baseball pitcher Gerrit Cole plays for the MLB team New York Yankees. The 30-year-old has also represented the MLBPA’s Executive Subcommittee since late 2020. 

Gerrit Cole Contract & Net Worth Details!

The 30-year-old net worth is $50 million from a professional MLB career since 2011. He got the fortune to be part of the 2011 MLB Draft upon the Pittsburgh Pirates selection giving him the signing bonus contract of $8 million. However, his MLB debut came on 11 June 2013. 

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He and the team again signed a contract worth $6.75 million for a year in early 2018. Surprisingly, the Pirates traded him to the Houston Astros on 13 January 2018. After playing for almost two years, Gerrit’s next club became the New York Yankees. Both the parties agreed upon a staggering nine-year contract of $324 million on 18 December 2019. 

Gerrit’s contract tops the list signed by a pitcher topping the seven-year contract worth $245 million by Stephen Straburg. While he has been receiving a mouth-watering salary, his annual average value is $36 million. In fact, his contract allows him to opt-out and be a free agent post his fifth-year tenure at Yankees. 

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Gerrit Cole Bio & Family: Age, Wiki, Number

The player was born Gerrit Alan Cole on 8 September 1990 in Newport Beach, California. Talking about his family, he has parents Mark and Sharon Cole who also raised another child, Gerrit’s younger sister, Erin

Gerrit is of Irish and Italian descent. His star sign is Virgo.

Personal Life: Wife & Baby

The Yankees star and his wife Amy Crawford relish their blissful matrimony of the past four years. Upon meeting each other at UCLA and for some years, the pair went to walk the wedding aisle on 13 November 2016 in Santa Barbara. 


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They wanted their wedding to be personal and intimate so only close friends and family members were part of the big day. Five years after their wedding, they gave birth to their one and only child, a son, Caden Gerrit Cole on 30 June 2020. His wife is a former UCLA player. 

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Some Interesting Facts About Gerrit Cole

  • Gerrit is the four-time recipient of the All-Star honor in 2015, 2018, 2019, and 2021.
  • He also got the honors of All-MLB First Team, AL ERA Leader, and MLB Strikeout Leader in 2019 including the All-MLB Second Team in 2020.
  • The player has over 301K Instagram followers.
  • His jersey number for the Yankees is 45
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