|Celebrated Name:||Nick Swisher|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Nicholas Thompson Swisher|
|Age:||39 years old|
|Birth Date:||November 25, 1980|
|Birth Place:||Columbus, Ohio, United States|
|Height:||5′ 11 (1.80 m)|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||JoAnna Garcia (m. 2010)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Sailor Stevie Swisher, Emerson Jay Swisher)|
|Is Nick Swisher Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Former Professional Baseball Outfielder and Baseman|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$55 Million|
|Last Updated:||July 2020|
Nicholas Thompson Swisher is a retired US professional level baseball outfielder who has been the first baseman in MLB (Major League Baseball). He is popularly known as a switch hitter who threw left-handed. Throughout his baseball career, he played for several leading baseball teams, including the Oakland Athletics, New York Yankees, Chicago White Sox, Atlanta Braves, and Cleveland Indians.
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Early Life & Biography
Swisher was born to his father, Steve Swisher, who has been a former major leaguer. He has played 509 games in the MLB with the Chicago Cubs, San Diego Padres, and St. Louis Cardinals from 1974 to 1982. His mother, Lillian Marie (Vaught) Malizia. He was born is of Italian descent. He was born in Columbus, Ohio. At the age of eleven, Nick Swisher’s parents took a divorce. He started living with his grandparents in Parkersburg, West Virginia. He raised him in his teenage years. Swisher attended Parkersburg High School and later enrolled at Ohio State University.
Swisher was close to his grandmother, Betty Lorraine Swisher. She took care of him after the divorce of his parents. Unfortunately, in 2005, she died from brain cancer.
In August 2009, Swisher dated actress, “JoAnna Garcia,” who became engaged in May 2010. On December 11, 2010, they got married at the Breakers Hotel & Resort, located in Palm Beach, Florida. The couple gave birth to two daughters, as Sailor Stevie Swisher and Emerson Jay Swisher, who were born in May 2013 and June 2016, respectively.
In 2011, Swisher also appeared on two episodes of his wife’s TV sitcom, “Better with You.” The first episode of the show got aired on February 16, and the second one got aired on February 23. He appeared in widely watched Television serial “How I Met Your Mother” in the episode “Perfect Week.” This episode got aired in February 2010.
On August 9, 2011, Swisher also released a twelve-song kid’s music album titled “Believe.” Some amount of the money that is obtained from its sale has donated a charity named “Swish’s Wishes” that works for children who face health crises.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on November 25, 1980, Nick Swisher is 39 years old as of today’s date 13th July 2020. His height is 5 ft 11 inches tall, and his weight is 95 kg.
Swisher started his professional career when he got chosen by the Oakland Athletics. Swisher was noted as one of the few players who old-style scouts and Beane appreciate a lot. In 2002, he was recruited by the Vancouver Canadians of the Class A-Short Season Northwest League and played matches for his team.
Later, he got promoted to the Visalia Oaks of the Class A-Advanced California League. In 2003, he began playing with the Modesto A’s, and Oakland’s new California League affiliate. He batted .296 in fifty-one games before receiving a promotion to the Midland RockHounds of the Class AA Texas League. For Midland, Nick batted .230 in 76 games and later played for the Mesa Desert Dogs in the Arizona Fall League.
Here are the key highlights of league career
- Oakland Athletics (2004 to 2007)
- In 2005, he batted for the Oakland Athletics.
- In 2004, he made a debut in MLB for the Athletics, where he played in 20 games.
- Swisher in 2008 with the Chicago White Sox
- Got traded to Chicago White Sox on January 3, 2008, for Minor leaguers
On November 13, 2008, he got traded to the New York Yankees to be the first baseman of the Yankees.
Awards & Achievements
Nick Swisher is one of the leading baseball players in America. For his exemplary talent, he received several awards in his overall baseball career.
He was the two times winner of All-Big Ten in 2001, and 2002
He became the winner of the 2009 World Series Tournament with the New York Yankees.
He was awarded MLB All-Star Award with the Yankees in 2010
To honor the remarkable performance of Nick, a playing field located at Buckeyes’ home ballpark is named “Nick Swisher Field at Bill Davis Stadium.”
He went to Ohio State University and played with the Ohio State baseball team. He received the title “Big Ten Freshman of the Year” in 2000.
Net Worth & Salary of Nick Swisher in 2020
Nick Swisher is a famous baseball player in America with a projected net worth of $55 Million as of July 2020. His main source of wealth is Sports, Baseball, MLB. His annual salary is $10.5 Million that contributes significantly to making his huge net worth. He has played for reputed baseball teams that include Oakland Athletics, New York Yankees, Chicago White Sox, Atlanta Braves, and Cleveland Indians and amassed a good amount of money per match.
In 2002, he got recruited in Oakland Athletics in 2002, where he played numerous minor league teams between 2002 and 2004. In September of 2004, he made his debut in the major league with the Athletics. Throughout his career, he got traded to the world’s prominent baseball teams and earned the World Series award in 2009. This brought him immense fame and success. Some of these teams are New York Yankees, the Cleveland Indians, the Atlanta Braves, and the Indians in 2016.
Nick Swisher has made a successful career in the American baseball industry. His exemplary talent was noted and appreciated by many and got him several lucrative opportunities. During his career, he was associated with numerous leading baseball teams, which has helped him make a reputed place in the baseball world.