Know About Lance McCullers Jr.; Wife, Parents, Contract, Injury, Net Worth

Published Date: 24 Feb, 2019 Updated date: 24 Feb, 2019 By Celebs Podium

Lance and his girlfriend-turned wife are not only involved in romance but also in social activities. The couple are raising funds towards pet adoption through their foundation.

Lance McCullers Jr. is a professional baseball pitcher, who plays for the Houston Astros of Major League Baseball. He joined the Astros in the 2012 season after being selected in the draft.

Lance McCullers Jr. Bio; Parents, Height, Education

Lance was born Lance Graye McCullers Jr. on 2nd October 1993, in Tampa, Florida to parents, Lance McCullers Sr. and Stacie McCullers. His father was a baseball player, who played in Major League Baseball from 1985 to 1992.

Lance who has an athletic height of 6 feet 2 inches (1.87 meters), earned his graduation from Jesuit High School in Tampa, Florida.

His Career; Contract, Injury, Net Worth

Lance career started after he was selected by Houston Astros in the first round, with the 41st overall selection, of the 2012 MLB Draft. He started playing the Astros after penning contract and received a $2.5 million signing bonus.

In 2014 season, he got promoted to the Lancaster JetHawks, a minor league baseball team of the California League. McCullers won the World Series with the Astros in the seventh game for the first title in franchise history in 2017.

Lance McCullers Jr. plays as a pitcher for the MLB team Houston Astros. (Picture: Chatsports)

However, in 2018, Lance suffered from a forearm injury and underwent Tommy John surgery. He would not be able to play the entire 2019 season.

Lance will earn a base salary of $4,100,000, while carrying a total salary of $4,100,000 in 2019. His subsequent earning contributes his net worth, which is estimated in millions.

Married To Long-term Girlfriend Kara McCullers

Lance exchanged the wedding vows with his long-term girlfriend Kara McCullers on 19th December 2015. The duo decided to stepped-up their long relationship, getting married at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Tampa Florida.

Kara is a native of Tampa, Florida where Lance grew up and she earned her graduation from the University of Central Florida in 2014.

Lance McCullers Jr. and his wife Kara McCullers has been together since 2012. (Picture: Lance’s Instagram)

Lance, aged 25, proposed to Kara during in front of the Eiffel Tower during a trip to Paris in 2013.

Both the couple are huge fan of dogs and are involved in charity, raising awareness for stray and homeless animals. Lance and his wife Kara are workout partner in crime and perform

Some Interesting Facts About Lance McCullers Jr.

  • Lance became the Gatorade National Baseball Player of the Year in 2012.
  • He is involved in charitable works from his Lance McCullers Jr Foundation that involves protecting pets and creating families.
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