Professional baseball pitcher Kenley Jansen is one of the very famous and most trending personality nowadays in different social media and on the Internet as well. Kenley was born on September 30, 1987, in Willemstad, Curaçao as Kenley Geronimo Jansen. Jansen was the youngest of three sons of Isidor and Bernadette Jansen. And, he has 1.95 m and 125kg height and weight.
Moreover, Kenley father worked in construction until suffering a stroke when Kenley was 12; his mother is a travel agent. Jansen began playing baseball when he was just at the age of six, alongside his brothers. He is a Curaçaoan professional baseball pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers of Major League Baseball.
Kenley is married to a Curaçao native named Gianni Jansen – Fransisca. They have a daughter, Natalia Hannah Jansen, who was born on March 16, 2013, and two sons, Kaden Isaiah Jansen, born on August 16, 2015, and Kyrian Jeremiah Jansen, born on August 22, 2018.
Jansen was signed by Los Angels Dodgers as an undrafted free agent on 17 November 2004, Same year, he played for North Shore Honu in the Hawaii Winter Baseball League, where he hit 121. In 9 games.
Likewise, he converted from a catcher to a relief pitcher in the minor leagues and made his major league debut in 2010.
Jansen’s current salary is estimated to be $10 million and was paid the same amount in 2017 as an annual salary. And, he is currently under a five-year contract worth $80 million with Dodgers signed in 2017.
According to Various Online source, Kenley Jansen’s estimated net worth is Under Review.
Facts About Kenley Jansen
- He was born and raised in Curacao.
- Kenley Jansen was originally signed as a catcher, but his strong arm behind the plate caught the attention of scouts during the 2009 World Baseball Classic.
- Jansen pitched in the Major Leagues less than a year after learning how to pitch.
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Kenley Jansen Overview
- Full Name: Kenley Geronimo Jansen
- Date of Birth: September 30, 1987
- Birthplace: Willemstad, Curaçao
- Nationality: Dutch, Curaçaoan
- Father: Isidor Jansen
- Mother Name: Bernadette Jansen
- Height: 1.95 m
- Weight: 125 KG
- Salary: 10 million USD (2017)
- Spouse: Gianni Jansen (m. 2016)
- Current Team: Los Angeles Dodgers (#74 / Pitcher
- Birth Sign: Libra
- Net Worth: Under Review
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