He was born August 7, 1991 and he is an American professional baseball center fielder for the Los Angeles Angels of Major League Baseball . 

“I always dreamed of succeeding in baseball”

Mike Trout Net Worth

The top MLB player signed a record 12-year contract worth $426.5 million with the Los Angeles Angels, making him the highest-paid baseball player as of 2019. He earns an annual salary of $39 million , which includes endorsements and memorabilia of $3 million. 

He has endorsement deals with major companies like Nike, Topps, BodyArmor, J & J Snack Foods, Rawlings and MLB 9 Innings. As of 2019, the net worth of him is estimated to be $45 million.

Mike Trout Biography

His parents are Jeff and Debbie Trout. 

His father was a well-known University of Delaware baseball player who was selected in the fifth round of the 1983 MLB draft by the Minnesota Twins as a second baseman, but retired after four years due to knee and groin injuries. torn plantar fascia.

He is the third child of his parents, he has two older siblings, including Teal Trout, a sister, and Tyler Trout, a brother.

The energetic athlete grew up in Millville, New Jersey and attended Lakeside Middle School before enrolling at Millville Senior High School. 

There he played on the high school baseball and basketball teams during his junior year, playing pitcher and shortstop before moving to the outfield for his senior year, where he set a record 18 home runs. 

At age 14, he began working with trainers at the Tri-state Arsenal, participating in different tournaments including The Perfect Game WWBA Championship held in Jupiter, Florida in 2007 and 2008.

He is 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m) tall and has a body frame of 106 kg (235 lbs). He additionally has an athletic body measurement of chest size: 44 inches, waist size: 33 inches, and biceps: 16 inches.


Mike Trout Career

After being selected in the first round of the 2009 Major League Baseball Draft by the Los Angeles Angels, he began his professional career in the Arizona League at the rookie level with the Arizona Angels in 2009 and closed out the season at Cedar Rapids Kernels of Class A Midwest League. 

He was rated the 85th best in baseball by Baseball America and the Angels’ third-best prospect at the end of the 2009 season.

Following his prolific 2010 season, the young ballplayer became the youngest player to win the prestigious 2010 JG Taylor Spink Award and Topps Minor League Player of the Year at the age of 19 and was also rated No. 1 by ESPN’s 2011 Keith Law Top 100 Prospects list.

After making his debut with the Los Angeles Angels in 2011, the baseball superstar scooped up many reputable awards and broke many records in the process, which includes being a 7-time All-Star. 

He is a two-time AL MVP, six Silver Sluggard Awards and a Hank Aaron Award, as well as a five-time AL Player of the Month, four-time AL Rookie of the Month, four-time AL Player of the Week,  2012 Stolen Base Leader, 2014 AL RBI Leader and many more.

Mike Trout And Los Angeles Angels

The Los Angeles Angels promoted him on July 8, 2011, to replace the injured Peter Bourjos in center field. He made his major league debut that night, going 0-for-3.

In his next game, he recorded his first career major league hit, an infield single off Seattle Mariners pitcher , Michael Pineda, in the bottom of the third inning.

He hit his first major league home run off Baltimore Orioles pitcher Mark Worrell on July 24.


He was optioned back to Double-A Arkansas on August 1, 2011 after hitting .163 with one home run and six RBIs in 12 starts for the Angels.

After spending time at Double-A Arkansas, he was called up by the Angels on August 19, 2011. That night, he went 1-for-4 with a home run, his first at Angel Stadium.

On August 30, he became the youngest Angel to hit two home runs in a game, home run by Mariners pitcher Anthony Vazquez in the top of the second inning and again in the top of the fourth inning.

For the 2011 season, of the 13 votes cast for the USA Today Minor League Player of the Year Award, he received the 2 votes allocated in the fan poll.

Mike Trout And American League Rookie of the Year 
He steals a home run from JJ Hardy, June 27, 2012.

He began the 2012 season with the Salt Lake Bees of the Triple-A Pacific Coast League. On April 28, he was called out of the minors again, this time to replace Bobby Abreu (who was hitting .208 in 24 at-bats). 

At the time,he had a .403 batting average, .467 on-base percentage, and a .623 slugging percentage in 20 games with Salt Lake. 

On June 27 against the Baltimore Orioles, he had his third career four-hit game in the same month. In the same game, he showed off his defensive skills when he robbed Orioles shortstop JJ Hardy of a home run when he vaulted the center field wall to make a spectacular catch in the bottom of the first inning.

He broke both the Angels’ franchise and American League rookie records when he crossed home plate in 14 straight games after scoring a run in a game on July 22.

Playing in his first All-Star Game, he singled off New York Mets pitcher RA Dickey in the bottom of the sixth inning and he was drawing a walk off Cincinnati Reds pitcher Aroldis Chapman in the bottom of the seventh. 


Angels manager explained his impact by saying, “It’s a nice surprise just with the fact that you see very few guys that come up and do that much. Is it surprising that the talent of him is able to of producing what’s happening on the field? No, that’s not a surprise. He’s an extraordinary talent.”

His 34 runs scored in July tied the major league rookie record with Cleveland Indians first baseman Hal Trosky in 1934.

Against the Chicago White Sox on August 4, he made another catch, he was robbing a second baseman Gordon Beckham of a home run. White Sox catcher AJ Pierzynski told reporters after the game that Trout “makes those outfield catches look so good.” 

On August 21, he went 2-for-4 in a win over the Boston Red Sox, raising his batting average to .344.  Batting .344, he set the rookie record for batting average in 100 games.

He finished the month of August with a .284 batting average, seven home runs, 19 RBI, 11 stolen bases, and an .866 OPS. 

He was again named the American League Rookie of the Month for August, the fourth time he has won the honor. In winning the award for the fourth time, he became the first AL rookie since Ichiro Suzuki in 2001 to win Rookie of the Month four times during a single season. 

He became the youngest player to hit at least 20 home runs and steal at least 40 bases in a season. Houston Astros center fielder César Cedeño had been the youngest player to accomplish the feat, doing so in 1972.

He also became the most  young player to hit at least 20 home runs and steal at least 30 bases in a season.

He scored his 100th run out of the season on August 26, and he was becoming the second Angels rookie to score at least 100 runs in just a season after Devon White.


On September 9, in a game against the Detroit Tigers, he became the first player in baseball history under the age of 22 to hit a leadoff home run in consecutive games.

On September 21, he became the first rookie to score 120 or more runs since Ichiro Suzuki and the fourth rookie to accomplish that feat since 1964.

On September 30, he was becoming the most youngest in Major League history to join the 30–30 club when he hit a seventh-inning home run off Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish, helping the Angels win the game by a score of 5–4.

He was becoming the number one player in MLB history to hit 30 home runs, steal 45 bases, and score 125 runs in one season.

He set the Angels club record for most runs scored in a season, surpassing Vladimir Guerrero. He also set the Angels rookie record for most hits in a season with 173, passing Wally Joyner.

He became the first Angels player to lead the league in stolen bases since Chone Figgins in 2005 with 49 stolen bases.

Mike Trout Personal Life

The most famous between atheltes married his girlfriend Jessica Cox on December 9, 2017. Their son, Beckham Aaron, was born on July 30, 2020. During the season, the family resides in Newport Beach, California. 


His nicknames include “Prince Fish”, “God Gift”, “Millville Miracle”, and “King Fish 2.0”, in reference to retired Angel Tim Salmon. 

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