Who is Ryan Zimmerman?

Ryan Zimmerman is an American professional baseball first baseman of the MLB (Major League Basketball) for the Washington Nationals. He was born on September 28, 1984, in Washinton, North Carolina. With the height of 6 feet 2 inches (1.91 m) and weigh about 104 kg, he has been able to maintain his body fit and healthy.

Quick Info
Celebrated NameRyan Zimmerman
ProfessionBaseball First Baseman
Birth DateSeptember 28, 1984
Birth PlaceWashinton, North Carolina
Star SignLibra
ParentsFather: Keith Zimmerman
Mother: Cheryl Zimmerman
Height6 feet 2 inches (1.91 m)
Weight104 kg
WifeHeather Downen
Net Worth$80 million

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Early Life

Ryan was born to Keith Zimmerman and Cheryl Zimmerman as the youngest son. He was born with the birth sign of Libra. As per his birth, he holds an American nationality and a white ethnic group.

Ryan enrolled in the University of Virginia. He there played for the baseball team, Virginia Cavaliers. In total, during his college career, he had a record of .393 average, 136 total bases, .581 slugging percentage, 59 RBIs, 92 hits, and 51 runs.

Professional Career

Currently, in 2019, Ryan plays as a first baseman for the Washington Nationals of Major League Baseball (MLB). In 2005 Major League Baseball Draft, originally Washington Nationals drafted him as a first-round, fourth overall pick.

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Recently, in 2019 season, he batted .257/ .321/ .415 with 27 RBIs and six home runs in 171 bats. Moreover, in the fourth game of NLDS, he made a home run to create a huge lead. The game was against Los Angeles, Dodgers. Eventually, the Nationals won the game with 6-1, and series with 3-2.

In his whole career, Ryan played for the single team, playing from Washington Nationals. On September 1, 2005, he started in MLB. Moreover, his achievements in his career include Gold Glove Award (2009), two times the All-Star award (2009, and 2017), two times Silver Slugger Award (2009 and 2010), among many more.

Personal Life of Ryan Zimmerman

In 1995, Ryan’s mother diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. Since 2000, she needed a wheelchair. Ryan cites his mother’s condition as an influence on his development. Also, he got matured as he got responsibilities at an earlier age than most of the children. Besides, Ryan founded the ziMS foundation. This was founded for treating and curing multiple sclerosis. 

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About his marriage life, Ryan engaged Heather Downen, in April 2012. Heather is a tech-firm sales representative. Moreover, the couple tied the knot and shared vows in January 2013. Moreover, the couple had a luxurious wedding ceremony that included family and close friends. The couple was dressed beautifully with the bride in a white wedding dress, and groom in a black suit.  Also, the couple welcomed their first child as their princess names Mackenzie in November 2013. Later, in June 2016, they had their second child together as a daughter named Hayden.

Net Worth

Ryan Zimmerman along with earning massive popularity has been able to earn a handsome amount of money. As of 2019, his net worth is estimated to be about $80 million.