|Real Name/Full Name||Johnny David Damon|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Johnny Damon|
|Birth Place:||Fort Riley, Kansas|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||5 November 1973|
|Age/How Old:||49 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 188 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 2″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 93 Kg
In Pounds – 205 lbs
|Parents Name:||Father – Yome
Mother – Jimmy
|School:||Dr. Phillips High School|
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Angela Vannice m. 1992, div. 2002), Michelle Mangan (m. 2004)|
|Profession:||Former baseball player, actor|
|Net Worth:||$50 million|
|Last Updated:||March 2023|
Johnny David Damon is a former baseball player as an outfielder. He played for Major League Baseball between 1995 and 2012. For the time that he was active in his career, he played for such teams as the Kansas City Royals, Oakland Athletics, Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees, Detroit Tigers, Tampa Bay Rays, and Cleveland Indians. He was also a member of World Baseball Classic qualifiers in 2012.
Well, how well do you know about Johnny Damon? If not much, here is what we know about Johnny Damon to date.
Biography and Early Life
Johnny Damon was born on 5 November 1973 in Fort Riley, Kansas. He was born to Yome, who immigrated from Thai to the United States, and Jimmy, an American who is of Croatian and Irish descent. His father worked as a staff sergeant in the United States Army. During his childhood, they lived in different places such as Okinawa, West Germany, and Japan until his father was discharged from the army. They finally settled in Orlando.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Johnny Damon in 2023 and what is his height and weight? Well, Johnny Damon’s age is 49 years old as of today’s date 21st March 2023 having been born on 5 November 1973. Though, he is 6′ 2″ in feet and inches and 188 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 205 lbs in Pound and 93kg in Kilograms.
Growing up, Damon was a quiet child and was considered a stutter. He would sing as a form of therapy to get the condition better. He used to play for South Orange League when he was still young. He also played for Walker Jr. Hi baseball team. When he joined Dr. Phillips High School, he joined the school team. During his senior year in 1992, he was considered the top high school player in Baseball America. He also used to play football while in High school.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Damon has been through two marriages in his entire life. His first marriage was to Angela Vannice in 1992, who was his high school lover. They had a set of twins, a daughter, and a son, in 1999. They ended their marriage in 2002. He married his second wife, Michelle Mangan, in 2004. Their first daughter was born in 2007. Another daughter was in 2008, followed by a set of twin girls in 2012. In 2015, another daughter was born and then a son in 2016.
He used to live in Cresskill, New Jersey, while with the Yankees but later moved with his family in Windermere, Florida.
Is Johnny Damon Gay?
No. Damon is straight as far as sexual orientation is concerned. He is neither gay nor bisexual and has not been linked with such rumors. He has been married twice and has eight children from his two marriages.
Damon started his professional career in 1995 after being selected for the MLB draft by Kansas City Royals. He presented his MLB debut on 12 August 1995, having played with Wichita Wranglers the previous season. He stayed in this team until 2000. In 2001, he was traded by Oakland Athletics.
He signed a four-year contract with Boston Red Sox on 21 December 2001 worth $31 million. After the end of this contract, he signed another four-year contract of $52 million with the New York Yankees. From his past loyalty to Red Sox and the city, many Yankees fans vilified him. He agreed to a one-year contract of $8 million with the Detroit Tigers on 22 February 2010. The following year, he was contracted by Tampa Bay Rays for a one-year contract of $5.25 million on 21 January 2011.
He agreed to a one-year contract for $1.25 million with an additional $1.4 million incentives with the Cleveland Indians. For the 2013 season, Damon did not play. Although he requested The Yankees to sign him in with the minimum salary to replace Curtis Granderson, his request was declined. In the 2014 season, he still did not get any offers to play. He officially announced his retirement in May 2014, although he continued to have the desire to play.
He has been an actor as well and hosted WWE Raw on 21 December 2009. In 2016, he appeared in the “Animal Planet” show. Together with his wife, they appeared in seasons 4 and 5 of “Below Deck Mediterranean” in August 2019.
Damon earned various titles during the time he was a baseball player. He was Midwest League All-star OF in 1993. He was Carolina League All-star Royal Minor Player of the Year in 1994. He earned various titles from Baseball America in 1995. In 2000, he was KC Royals Player of the Year. He was Baseball America 2nd-Team All-Star in 2005.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Johnny Damon in 2023
Damon has acquired huge amounts from his career. He has a net worth of approximately $50 million as of 2023. He played with various teams and signed different contracts, which helped him acquire this kind of wealth.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- He was a victim of the $8 billion feuds, which was convicted to Allen Stanford, a wealth manager.
- He was arrested on 19 February 2021 for driving while intoxicated. He was also accused of resisting an officer with no violence.
Johnny Damon has always been passionate and hardworking towards his career. For this reason, he has become a very successful man, and even though he has retired, he will continue to be celebrated. He won many titles and signed different contracts with different teams.