American baseball player Josh Donaldson is the third baseman for the Minnesota Twins of Major League Baseball (MLB). He made his MLB debut with the Oakland Athletics in the year 2010 as a catcher. He progressed with the team, switching positions to third base, and eventually, he became an All-Star in the 2014 MLB season.
|Birth Name||Joshua Adam Donaldson|
|Birth Date||8 December 1985|
|Birthplace||Pensacola, Florida, United States|
|Height||6 feet 1 inch|
|Parents||Levon Donaldson and Lisa French|
|Net Worth||$20 Million|
Josh Donaldson Net Worth: $50 Million
Josh started his baseball career in 2006, where he first played for the Harwich Mariners of the Cape Cod Baseball League. He was also named as a Louisville Slugger Preseason All-American. The Chicago Cubs drafted Josh as a catcher in the first round of the MLB Draft in 2007. He spent three seasons with the Chicago Cubs and later joined Oakland Athletics on 30 April 2010.
Josh made his debut for the Oakland Athletics in the same night as a pinch hitter. The Oakland Athletics sold him to the Toronto Blue Jays on 28 November 2014. In the same year, Josh was named the American League Player of the Week for the second time in his career on 1 June 2015.
On 31 August 2018, the Blue Jays traded Josh to the Cleveland Indians. He wore the number 27 as number 20 is retired in honor of Frank Robinson. On 26 November 2018, Josh signed a 1-year $23 million contract with the Atlanta Braves. In January 2020, he signed a four-year $92 million contract with the Minnesota Twins.
Josh’s contract with the Minnesota Twins is the second-largest for a player 33 years or older. His net worth will see an increase of about $20 million at the end of the year. As of now, Josh’s net worth is estimated to be $50 million.
Josh Donaldson Girlfriend: Briana Miller
Josh is an unmarried man, but he is already taken. He is in a relationship with his partner, Briana Miller, since 2017. The couple has been together for over two years, sorting out the differences and facing hurdles on the way. Their relationship once turned sour in 2017 when a media house claimed that he was cheating on his girlfriend, Briana.
Before dating his now-girlfriend Briana, Josh had dated Jillian Rose for two years. They started dating in 2013 and split in 2015.
Josh Donaldson Wiki – Bio
Josh Donaldson was born ‘ Joshua Adam Donaldson’ on 8 December 1985, in Pensacola, Florida. He is the only son of Levon Donaldson, a construction worker who was mostly in jail for various crimes, and his mother, Lisa French, who raised him alone. He had to deal with his parent’s divorce when he was a child, and such circumstances led him to acquire a violent streak.
Josh would get into fights in school almost every day, and this led to a lot of emotional and physical problems. His mother, Lisa, did as much as she could to help him.
Josh joined Pace High School in Florida. A year later, he transferred to Faith Academy in Alabama, where he played football, basketball, and baseball. Later, he became the Alabama Gatorade Player of the Year. He attended Auburn University and played baseball as the third baseman for the Auburn Tigers baseball team in the Southeastern Conference.
Josh has a tall height of 6 feet 1 inch.