Louis Linwood Voit III, better known as Luke Voit is a 1st base Major League Baseball player. He plays with the New York Yankees, but his Major League debut was in 2017 with the Saint Luis Cardinals. He is most known for winning the 2020 Major League Baseball home run championship with 22.
He is 30 years old and uses the number 59 with his new team.
Luke Voit Wife
Luke Voit’s wife is Victoria Rigman. They got married in 2018 after several years of relationship, since 2015. They have recently announced they are pregnant with their first kid.
Luke Voit Family Details
Luke Voit was named by his parents, Lou and Janice Voit, as Louis Linwood Voit III. He was born and raised in Wildwood, Missouri with his sister Kate, and his brother John, who is a football player.
In 2015 he met Victoria Rigman, also known as Tori. They went together to the same school and started dating. In 2017 they got engaged, and in 2018 they got married.
In December 2020 Luke and Tory announced they are expecting their first baby.
Luke Voit Net Worth
As a Major League Baseball player, most people commonly believe that Luke has a huge amount of money accumulated over the years.
The truth is that Luke Voit’s career has been full of ups and downs that probably haven’t help to take him where he wants in his career.
Nevertheless, after years of hard work and effort, he has managed to have an approximate net wealth of 1,000,000, where the 573,200 of 2020’s baseball season paycheck are included.
Luke Voit Bio: Age, Early Life, Education, Siblings
Louis Linwood Voit III was born in Wildwood Missouri on February 13th, 1991. He is the son of Lou and Janice and has two siblings: Kate and John.
Luke was born and raised in Missouri, attending Lafayette High School and later to Missouri State University, where his professional athlete career started.
During his years in high school he played both baseball and football, but he ended up choosing baseball after several injuries in his shoulders forced him to forget about playing professional football, even some teams showed interest in his talents.
He was selected for the Saint Lois Cardinals in the year 2013 to be part of some of their minor teams until in the year 2018 he was traded to the New York Yankees where, after some ups and downs, he managed his way out to win the 2020 season’s home run title.
In the year 2018, he got married and he is currently expecting to have a baby sometime during 2021.
Luke Voit Career Details
Luke Voit’s career started from a very young age. He played as a third and first baseman, as well as a fullback and middle linebacker while he was attending Lafayette High School in his hometown Wildwood, Missouri.
After losing his football career during several shoulder injuries, he focused on his baseball career, and by the year 2009, he was selected to join the 2009 Major League Baseball draft for the Kansas City Royals, although he didn’t have any luck.
He then went to college, at the Missouri State University, where he joined the school’s baseball team, Missouri State Bears. He was part of the team for four years.
Between the years 2013 and 2017 he had different positions on several A, AA, and AA teams, until on June 25th, 2017 he had his first Major League game when he went against the Pittsburg Pirates.
He stayed with Saint Louis for all of 2017 and in 2018 he was traded to the New York Yankees where he had to go back to the AAA category. Later that year he was called to the Major League.
Voit has been voted “Player of the Week” on several occasions. He also was the 2020 season’s home run leader with 22.
Luke Voit Girlfriend
There’s no information on Luke’s previous girlfriends before his current wife, Tori Rigman.
Luke Voit Body Measurements
Luke Voit’s needs a strong body to be a baseball player. His height is 6 feet, 3 inches. His weight is 224 pounds.
Luke Voit Cars And House
A little before Luke got married to his wife, they managed to use Luke’s payments to buy themselves a house and a Chevy truck. By the time they got married, they were living in Saint Louis.