Edwin Jackson is an American professional baseball pitcher who is a free agent. He previously played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Los Angeles Dodgers, Tampa Bay Devil Rays / Rays, Detroit Tigers, Arizona Diamondbacks, Chicago White Sox, St. Louis Cardinals, Washington Nationals, Chicago Cubs, Atlanta Braves, Miami Marlins, San Diego Padres, Baltimore Orioles, Oakland Athletics, and Toronto Blue Jays. Jackson was an All-Star in 2009, threw a no-hitter on June 25, 2010, and was a member of the 2011 World Series champion Cardinals.
Edwin Jackson Bio: Age, Parents, Early Life
He was born on September 9, 1983. At the time of his birth, Jackson’s father, Edwin Jackson, was stationed in Neu Ulm, Germany. He spent three of the first eight years of his life in Germany, had a few years in Louisiana, before spending the rest of his youth in Columbus, Georgia.
Edwin Jackson Education Details
Jackson attended Shaw High School in Columbus, Georgia from 1997 to 2001. A school he used to play outfield for the Raider baseball team.
Edwin Jackson Net Worth
As of 2019, Edwin Jackson has an estimated net worth of $53 million. which is entirely generated from his professional career. Also, he has collected $85,654,703 as career earnings. Moreover, Edwin receives $555,000 as a salary from his team Detroit Tigers. As per his contract with Tigers, he penned one year / $555,000 deal which included $555,000 as a guaranteed amount.
Moreover, the famous baseball player is the owner of some of the luxurious cars of recent time, including Ford. In addition, he also earns additional cash from the endorsement deal with the Nike brand; however, the details about how much he receives from the deal is still behind the rock. The lifestyle he is living is impossible without a good paycheque. So with all the references and assumptions, we are sure about the fact that Edwin has a huge fortune collected from his professional career.
Edwin Jackson Marriage, Wife Erika Zanders
Edwin Jackson is in a happy marital relationship with his wife, Erika Zanders. They got married on January 5, 2013, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
The couple first met during celebration of her birthday in Montgomery, Alabama. Although she moved around a lot (Korea, Arizona and Abu Dhabi), the two stayed in touch and a few years later when Erika moved back to the United States, they officially started dating.
Eventually, they started dating once she returned to the United States. Edwin planned for proposing her after his game, playing for Chicago White Sox in Anaheim.
The couple’s wedding was planned by the Mindy Weiss and team. They wanted their special day to be held in a warm-weather destination or the January where their friends and family could easily travel and finally choose the Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale for their wedding ceremony. On the wedding day, the couple was surrounded by more than two hundred guests as they exchanged vows. Sons of Mystro, a hip hop violinist group played songs that Edwin had chosen.
His wife recalls about the incidence in one of the duo’s interview saying “I was complaining because it was cold and I had already been sitting outside the whole night at the baseball game”, She added, “But he insisted, so we did”. Edwin took her to the special place at the Westin South Coast Plaza and asked for her hand. Edwin added in the interview saying “She actually laughed at me because she thought I was joking,” and also revealed that his wife cried when she saw the ring in his hand.
Edwin also surprised his wife with a live performance from R&B singer Anthony Hamilton, who is one of her favourite artists. Likewise, the couple went for the Riviera Maya in Mexico for a relaxing honeymoon. Moreover, the couple is a parent of their adorable son Exavier, who was born before they tied a knot.
The next day, the newlyweds departed for Riviera Maya in Mexico for a relaxing honeymoon. “I feel like we’ve started a new chapter in our lives,” Erika says, “and am excited for what our future holds. Edwin is my best friend, a great husband and a great father.” Adds Edwin: “Erika picks me up if I’m down, loves me for me, understands me better than myself sometimes and makes my life complete”.
Edwin Jackson Body Measurements: Height And Weight
Edwin stands in the height of 1.91m (6 feet 2 inches) and weighs around 95 kg.