Derek Jeter is a former Major League Baseball player and best known for his fantastic career with the New York Yankees. Born on June 26, 1974, the 44-year-old is massively respected as a baseball player, athlete, businessman, and family man. He was born in New Jersey but grew up in Michigan, where his talent and love for baseball blossomed from a very early age. But what about his life now? Where does he live, is he married and what does he do? Let’s find out!
Where does Derek Jeter live?
In 2017, Derek Jeter moved into a 19th-floor apartment in the newly built Grove Grand Bay building in Miami, Florida. The building boasts fantastic views of the city, with downtown Miami on one side and Dinner Key on the other. But his main home is in Tampa.
Derek Jeter House Tampa
Derek Jeter house Tampa is worth an incredible $7.7 million and is located in Tampa Bay’s Davis Island. Work was finished on the home in 2011, and when he originally bought it, he bought two adjacent homes (one in 2005 and one in 2006) with the goal of it becoming one. And that is just what he got! A 30,875 square foot mansion which has seven bedrooms and nine bathrooms.
The outside of the home resembles that of an English Manor (and a GIGANTIC one at that) with its whitewash and charcoal roofing. The pool is situated right on the water’s edge. It has two-three car garages, two boat lifts and so much more. There is a game room as well as an entertainment room and a memorabilia room. It is quite the home! He even recently had to make the security gate bigger due to nosy neighbors.
Derek Jeter House Greenwood Lake (New York)
Derek Jeter house NYC is located on Greenwood Lake in upstate New York. It is known as his ‘summer house’. The home used to be his grandfather’s and it is known as Tiedemann Castle. It is situated right on the lake and is, of course, another mansion.
He listed it in June 2018 for $14.75 million!
Derek Jeter House NJ (Marlboro township New Jersey)
Jeter also owns a home in Marlboro, New Jersey, but he keeps it very private and there isn’t really much information about what it looks like or how many rooms it has.
He did also own a $20 million corner penthouse in the Trump World Tower (New York). The 5,425 square foot penthouse apartment had 16” glass windows boasting insane views of Manhattan and New York. With 4 bedrooms, 5.5 bathrooms and plenty of other modern amenities, it sold for $20 million in 2011.
What high school did Derek Jeter go to?
Derek Jeter attended Kalamazoo High School located in Kalamazoo, Michigan, which is where his family moved to when Derek was just 4 years old. Before that, they lived in Pequannock, New Jersey. During his high school years, he was, of course, an avid baseball player, and he earned many awards including American High School Coaches Association’s 1992 ‘High School Player of the Year’. In the same year, he won the ‘Gatorade High School Athlete of the Year’ and USA Today’s ‘High School Player of the Year.’
Derek Jeter Parents House
Derek Jeter’s childhood home and parents house in Kalamazoo, Michigan was sold in 2012 for just $140,000. The home was 2,000 square foot, 30,000 less than Derek’s current home.
What is Derek Jeter’s walk-up song?
Derek Jeter has several walk-up songs that he was known for during his time in the MLB. These include Trophies by Drake, Here I Go by Mystikal and Otis by Jay Z. In his very first game in 1995, he opted for This is How We Do it by Montell Jordan. In his very last game, it was Come With Me with Puff Daddy and in his final Yankees homestand, it was Lose Yourself by Eminem.
When was Derek Jeter a rookie?
Jeter was spotted and drafted for the MLB by the New York Yankees when he was still in high school in the year of 1992. And just 3 years later, in 1995 and at age 21, he played his first game in the league. Then a year later in 1996, he became the starting shortstop for the Yankees and even won the Rookie of the Year Award. The same year his team also won the 1996 World Series.
How many championship rings does Derek Jeter have?
Derek Jeter has won the World Series not 1, not 2, not even 3 times, he has won it an amazing 5 times!! His championship rings were awarded in 1996, 1998, 1999, 2000 and 2009. What an amazing achievement – no wonder he has so many mansions!
Derek Jeter Net Worth
According to Bank Rate, Derek Jeter is said to have a net worth of an incredible $185 million. He, of course, earned a whopping wage as New York Yankee Captain but raked in lots of money via his many endorsement deals for the likes of Nike, Gatorade, Gillette, Ford, and Movado.
How many teams has Derek Jeter played for?
Derek Jeter was a Major League Baseball player for 20 amazing years. He made his debut into MLB in 1995, as a shortstop for the New York Yankees. And believe it or not, he remained part of the same team for his entire baseball career. He was and still is, a very well respected player and a great part of the New York Yankees. He announced his retirement during the 2014 season and hung up his bat at the end of that year.
Who is Jeter dating now?
Jeter is no longer ‘dating’ per say, and after reading that you may ask, is Jeter married? And the answer is yes! Back in July 2016, he officially took himself off the market and tied the knot! And so who is the lucky lady? Her name is Hannah Davis, who is 27 years old at the time of this article, and a stunning Sports Illustrated swimwear model. The pair got together in 2012 and have been happy ever since. In 2017, they welcomed their first child, daughter Bella Raine Jeter.
Before Hannah came onto the scene, Jeter had been linked to some pretty famous names including Jessica Biel, Adriana Lima, Jessica Alba, Vanessa Minnillo, Mina Kelly and Mariah Carey!