Kyle Hendricks Biography

Kyle Hendricks

Quick Facts About Kyle Hendricks

Celebrated Name Kyle Hendricks
Age 31 Years
Nick Name Hendo
Birth Name Kyle Christian Hendricks
Birth Date 1989-12-07
Gender Male
Profession Baseball Player
Place Of Birth Newport Beach, California
Birth Nation USA
Nationality American
Ethnicity American-White
Race White
Father John
Mother Ann Marie
Horoscope Sagittarius
Religion Christian
College / University Dartmouth College
Awards World Series champion
Marital Status Married
Wife Emma Cain
Sexual Orientation Straight
Net Worth $1 Million-$5 Million
Source of Wealth Baseball Career
Salary $12 Million
Height 6 ft 3 in or 190 cm
Weight 86 Kgs or 190 lbs
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Brown
Body Type Slim
Position Pitcher
Current Team Chicago Cubs of the MLB

An American professional baseball pitcher for the Chicago Cubs of Major League Baseball (MLB) is named for Kyle Hendricks. He is nicknamed "The Professor" by his teammates and fans. However, he chose "Hendo" as his nickname for the Players Weekend during the 2017 season. He made his MLB debut in 2014 and led MLB in earned run average for the 2016 season. His professional career began when he signed with the Texas Rangers in the eighth round of the 2011 MLB draft. 

Famous For

  • Being professional baseball pitcher for the Chicago Cubs of Major League Baseball (MLB). 
  • For playing collegiate summer baseball with the Brewster Whitecaps of the Cape Cod Baseball League in 2010. 

Baseball Pitcher, Kyle Hendricks

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What is the Nationality of Kyle Hendricks?

The 31 years baseball pitcher, Kyle Hendricks was born on 7th December 1989 in Newport Beach, California which makes him the citizenship/nationality of American. His real name or birth name is Kyle Christian Hendricks. He is American-White by ethnic background and his race is white. Born to their father, John, and mother, Ann Marie; his father is a golf pro and his mother is a medical-management consultant. Sagittarius is his Zodiac sign and his religion is Christian.

Regarding his education, Kyle achieved his bachelor's degree in economics from Dartmouth College in December 2013, after completing his coursework in the winter of 2012 and fall of 2013.  

For which team Kyle Hendricks is playing for?

  • Being drafted by the Los Angeles Angels in the 39th round of the 2008 MLB draft, Kyle did not sign for the team but he chose to attend Dartmouth College and played college baseball for the Dartmouth Big Green under head coach Bob Whalen. 
  • He pitched to a 6-3 win-loss record and a 2.47 earned run average with 70 strikeouts in 62 innings pitched as a junior. He played collegiate summer baseball with the Brewster Whitecaps of the Cape Cod Baseball League in the year 2010. 
  • Kyle Hendricks's professional career began when he was selected by the Texas Rangers in the eighth round of the 2011 MLB draft. 
  • He was then acquired by the Chicago Cubs however, he began the 2013 season with the Tennessee Smokies of the Class AA Southern League. 
  • He was also named by the Cubs in their minor league pitcher of the year for 2013. 
  • His 2014 season began with Iowa and was also named the PCL's Pitcher of the Week for May 12-18. 
  • He made his MLB debut on 4th July 2014 with the Chicago Cubs on 10th July 2014 against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ballpark earning his first win against the San Diego Padres on 22nd July 2014 and was even named the National League Rookie of the Month of August finishing his rookie season with a 7-2 win-loss record and a 2.46 ERA. 
  • He then began the 2015 season as a member of the Cubs' starting rotation, led by the newly signed Jon Lester. He ended the 2016 season with a record of 16-8 in 190 innings pitched and an ERA of 2.13, which was the lowest in all of baseball. 
  • He was placed on the 10-day disabled list (transaction retroactive three days prior) due to middle finger tendon inflammation in his right hand on 8th June 2017 finishing the season with a 7-5 record and a 3.03 ERA over 139.2 innings. 
  • He and the Cubs agreed to a four-year contract extension through the 2023 season with a vesting option for the 2024 season on 26th March 2019. 
  • He pitched a complete-game shutout in the Cubs' season opener versus the Brewers, only throwing 103 pitches with 3 hits allowed, 9 strikeouts, and no walks on 24th July 2020. He was 6-5 with a 2.88 ERA in the 2020 season leading the NL in fewest walks per 9 IP (0.885), and in strikeout/walk ratio (8.000), and was 8th in losses.

Awards and Achievements

  • World Series champion (2016)
  • MLB ERA leader (2016)

Who is Kyle Hendricks married to?

Married by marital status, Kyle married longtime girlfriend Emma Cain in November 2017. As of today, the couple is enjoying their present life happily without any disturbances. His sexual orientation is straight and he is not gay. 

Kyle Hendricks with his wife, Emma Cain

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What is the Net Worth of Kyle Hendricks?

Professional baseball player, Kyle Hendricks's net worth is estimated to have between $1 Million-$5 Million. As per the Athletic's Ken Rosenthal, Hendricks' new deal with the Cubs is worth $55.595 million over four years with a team option for 2024 which was signed by Hendricks on Tuesday. As per Rosenthal, Hendricks' salary will jump to $12 million in 2020 and $14 million in each of the next three seasons. He would have been eligible for free agency after next year. His major source of wealth comes from his baseball career and he is satisfied with his earnings. 

How tall is Kyle Hendricks?

Handsome Kyle Hendricks stands tall at the perfect height of 6 ft 3 in or 190 cm. His balanced weight consists of 86 Kgs or 190 lbs. His eye color is black and his hair color is brown. Overall, he has got a healthy body with a charming smile attracting a lot of people's attention towards him. 

Did You Know?

  • Kyle chose "Hendo" as his nickname for the Players Weekend during the 2017 season.
  • He made his MLB debut in 2014, and led MLB in earned run average for the 2016 season.
  • His professional career began when he signed with the Texas Rangers in the eighth round of the 2011 MLB draft.
  • His birth name is Kyle Christian Hendricks.
  • He and the Cubs agreed to a four-year contract extension through the 2023 season with a vesting option for the 2024 season on 26th March 2019.