Joey Votto is a professional baseball player who plays for the Cincinnati Reds as a first baseman in the Major League Baseball (MLB). Joey Votto has been in a relationship with girlfriend Jeanne Paulus.
Here, we take a look at the life, bio and career of the Joey Votto and also untangle some facts about Joey Votto and his girlfriend. Other interesting highlights include his accomplishments and other onscreen and offscreen facts about Joey Votto and his girlfriend. So, let’s dive into that.
Joey Votto Bio and How he got into Cincinnati Reds.
Joseph Daniel Votto was born to Joseph and Wendy Votto in Toronto, Ontario. His father was a chef and an avid baseball fan, until his death in 2008 at 52 years of age, while his mother is a high-class restaurant manager and a sommelier.
Votto enrolled in high school at Richview Collegiate Institute in 1997. In high school, he also played basketball—playing point guard and once scoring 37 points in a game. After high school, Votto signed a National Letter of Intent to play college baseball for the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers.
Towards his graduation, he got selected by the Cincinnati Reds during the 2002 MLB Draft. He started his Minors with the Red’s affiliate Dayton Dragons of the Class A Midwest League where he had great performances throughout the minors until he finally made his debut for the Cincinnati Reds in the MLB in September 2007 and the rest is history.
“Baseball was my refuge. When I came on the field, I did my job, and did the best I could and focused on that. Then I went home and I was miserable. That was pretty much my routine every day.”-Joey Votto
Professional Baseball Career Achievements and Net Worth.
The first four seasons (2007 – 2010) in the MLB, Votto exceeded expectations, his outstanding performances earned him a spot to represent his country in 2009 World Baseball series and had an excellent season with the Reds where he hit 38 doubles, 25 home runs and had a .322 batting average
The 2010 season was splendid when he led the Reds attack to their first division title in 15 years. As a result, his outstanding performance that season led to him clinching the MVP Award.
The 2011 season also saw him clinch the Gold Glove Award. As a result, his efforts were rewarded by the Cincinnati Reds with a 12 year guaranteed contract worth $215 million the longest in major league history. In 2018, with eight home runs and 44 RBIs, Votto was also named to the MLB All-Star Game.
In the latest season, Votto batted .261/.357/.411 with 15 home runs and 47 RBIs. He swung at the lowest percentage of pitches outside the strike zone of all National League batters (21.1%), and had the lowest Soft Contact Percentage of all major league batters, at 10.1%.
Now, the real question. Exactly how much is Joey Votto’s net worth?
With all those accolades beside him and a multi-million dollar contract, Joey Votto’s net worth is estimated to be a whooping $110 Million Dollar with an annual salary of $20 Million Dollars. Therefore, Votto is said to have spent $10.5 Million on a Hermosa Beach House.
Joey Votto’s Personal Life and Girlfriend/Partner.
Joey Votto resides in Mount Adams Cincinnati, with his dog a mastiff and golden retriever cross named Maris, named after Roger Maris, the former baseball player. Votto has three brothers: Tyler, and twin brothers named Ryan and Paul.
Although not married, Votto is still dating his longtime girlfriend, Jeane Paulus. Jeanne Paulus lives in Florida. Since it is no secret that Joey was a resident of Sarasota, Florida back in 2010, it remains plausible they are still a couple.
According to her Twitter Handle, Jeanne Paulus is a Philanthropist, Humanitarian, Volunteer, and KNOWtribe Sarasota Ambassador. She also participates in Foundation committee meetings that are aimed to fight cancer.
Some Fangraphs about Joey Votto.
FanGraphs is a website run by Fangraphs Inc. that provides statistics for every player in Major League Baseball history. So, it is not unusual that Joey Votto has Fangraphs stats written about him.
According to Fangraphs, Joey Votto’s stats are provided below:
|Total||– – –||1717||7372||284||.307||.421||.519||.402||151||56.2|
Some other information about Joey Votto includes his measurements, height, weight, personal details, etc.
|Height||6 ft 3 inch|
|Date of Birth||September 10, 1983|
|Draft||Round 2 (2002, CIN)|