The popular Canadian professional baseball player is non other than Joseph Daniel ‘Joey’ Votto who is commonly known as Joey Votto. Born on 10th of September in the year 1983, he is 32 today and with all his successful scores and records, he has achieved a well good name in the world of baseball. Born in Torronto, Ontario and raised up in Etobicoke, his mother is a restaurant manager and sommelier whereas his father was a chef and also a baseball fan who demised at the age of 5 in the year 2008. Votto attended Richview Collegiate Institute for his high school in the year 1997 where he played basketball ad also, hockey.
The Reds took Votto out of his high school in the 2nd round of the 2000 MLB. He burst onto the scene in the year 2004, after his first two professional seasons with the Reds when he hit 26 doubles and total of 14 home runs with an average batting of .302. he was promoted to the A class advanced ‘Potomac’ and even hit more home runs in twenty games to end up the season with 19. His consistency decreased during the 2005 campaign when he hit 19 home runs and struck out 122 times with his batting average dropping nearly 50 points to .256.
He came back into the track in the year 200 with the best season of his minor league career. He brought positive changes to his batting average to .319 and hit 22 home runs and 46 doubles after he started to play with class AA Chattanooga. He was chosen to play in Future Games on the World team in 2006 and was also named to both the mid season ad pot season southern league all star teams. He was also voted as a minor league all star by ‘Baseball America’. He also became able to win the ‘Southern League Most Valuable Player Award’. In the following years, he had many ups and downs in his baseball career throughout. On 16th of January, The Reds and Votto were announced at agree a three year deal of 38 million dollars.
Votto signed a 10 year contract of $25 million dollars on 2nd of April of 2012 with the Reds running throughout the 2024 season. His fan in the 2012 MLB All Star game selected him as a National league team starter. On 16 July, the reds announced that Votto was expected to miss 3 to 4 week due to his left knee surgery.
The player has a high net worth of $110 million dollars, which is a good salary and is dating with his girlfriend, Jeanne Paulus from more than five years but are not married and she is not his wife yet. With his marvelous performance in the field, he has dragged the attention of thousands of people towards him and his play. His twitter account is filled with his lovable and supportive who fans love and prefer his amazing height of successful biography and wiki. His shirtless pictures have always has always made him the king of hearts of his fans. Well, he is not a gay.