Know About Tony Kemp; Age, Wife, Salary, Contract, Height

Tony-Kemp
Published Date: 01 Aug, 2019 Updated date: 01 Aug, 2019

It has been 14 years when Tony Kemp met his future wife for the first time. After knowing each other for more than seven years, they started and finally exchanged the wedding vows in November 2017.

Tony Kemp is an American professional baseball second baseman and outfielder, who currently plays for the Chicago Cubs of Major League Baseball (MLB). He was recently traded to the Cubs from Houston Astros on 31 July 2019.

Tony Kemp Bio; Parents, Education, Height, Weight

Anthony Allen Kemp was born on 31 October 1991 to parents Rick Kemp and Catherine Kemp. He grew up along with an older brother Corey and an older sister Ashley in Franklin, Tennessee.

Kemp pursued his high school education from Centennial High School. Afterward, he went to Vanderbilt University and played college baseball for the Vanderbilt Commodores baseball team. The baseball player stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 meters) and weighs 165 lbs (74 kg).

His MLB Career; Contract, Salary

Tony began his professional career, signing a contract with Houston Astros after he was selected in the fifth round of the 2013 MLB draft. He then started to play with the Corpus Christi Hooks of the Class AA Texas League. Moreover, he played with the Fresno Grizzlies of the Class AAA Pacific Coast League.

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Tony Kemp’s career stats from 2016 to 2019 (Picture: MLB)

Kemp played in 94 games for the 2018 Astros, batting .267/.352/.401 with 6 HR and 30 RBI, playing primarily in left field until September 2018. On 31 July 2019, the Astros traded him to the Chicago Cubs for Martín Maldonado. While in contract with the Astros, he used to earn an average salary of $584k per year.

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Who Is Tony Kemp’s Wife?

Tony, aged 27 is currently married to his longtime girlfriend Michelle (Chieng) Kemp. The couple tied the wedding knot in November 2017 at a romantic ceremony in Montego Bay, Jamaica.

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Tony Kemp and his wife Michelle Kemp during their wedding in November 2017 (Picture: Michelle’s Instagram)

Tony and wife Michelle first met 14 years ago and started dating after knowing each other for seven years. They dated for six years before their marriage.

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Some Interesting Facts About Tony Kemp

  • Tony’s brother is five years older and stands tall at a height of 6 feet 2 inches.
  • Kemp became an All-American and the SEC Baseball Player of the Year in 2013.
  • In 2013, he appeared in the All-Star Futures Game.
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