Tony Kemp Bio
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Tony Kemp Biography and early life
Tony Kemp was born Anthony Allen Kemp on 31 October 1991. He grew up with parents, Rick Kemp and Catherine Kemp somewhere in Franklin, Tennessee, the United States. He also has an older sibling named Corey and Ashley Kemp.
Kemp’s family, like many other families in the USA, were also baseball fans. At a very early age, he began playing baseball. Of course, among his peers, he wasn’t the best, but any other child couldn’t match his hard job, determination, and competition. Tony did not share any detail about his academic life. We figured out, however, that he went to Franklin, Tennessee, Centennial High School. He graduated in 2010 from Centennial. After high school, he went on a bursary to Vanderbilt University. Eventually, during his tenure at Vanderbilt, he hit new heights in baseball.
Age & physical characteristics
Tony is 29 years old when he wrote this post. In addition, his birthday on 31 October puts him under the Scorpio zodiac. People with the Scorpio sun sign are considered to be calm, passionate, and ambitious, which characteristics can be seen at Kemp.
Many baseball players are about 6 feet high. Tony Kemp is, however, one of the shortest players in MLB today. It is about 5 foot 6″ (1.68m) tall. Moreover, he’s 160 lbs. Based on the latest available data (72 kg).
In addition, Anthony Allen Kemp is an American and a mixed racial group. However, information about his religion is not open to the media. We’ll update this with other missing information shortly. Tony is a humble and helpful man with short brown hair and majestic brown eyes. Many fans love both its stirring personality and its helpful nature.
Tony Kemp Career
Kemp began playing in his hometown of Franklin at the Centennial High School. After finishing high school, he continued his college baseball career. He joined the University of Vanderbilt and started playing for the baseball team of the Vanderbilt Commodores.
He began his college baseball career in a brilliant way and played at various matches in 2011. Kemp and his friends reported the first time they took the baseball team from Vanderbilt to the College World Series.
After the end of the 2011 season, he was honored with the Rookie of the Year Southeast Conference. Most notably, after a record-breaking season, he got a place in the All-SEC First team. In the summer of 2012, he entered the Cape Cod Baseball League with Cotuit Kettleers.
In his junior year, Vanderbilt had a conference record of 56-12, including 26-3 at SEC. Kemp was one of the leading players in Vanderbilt this season. He beat 391 (team-high) on average, with 34 robbed bases and six triples.
Kemp later said it was his best Vanderbilt season. He wants to pay tribute to his performance as Larry Day assistant coach and mentor Travis Jewett. He won the SEC Baseball Player of the Year after the end of the season.In addition, he was also dubbed the All American first team and the All-SEC first team.
In the fifth round of the 2013 MLB Draft, after a great season with Vanderbilt, Houston Astros has chosen Anthony Allen Kemp. After signing his first professional contract, he began playing for Double-A Texas League Corpus Christi Hooks.His outstanding success gave him a promotion in the mid-season to Fresno Grizzlies Class AAA Pacific Coast League (PCL). At the season’s end, he took part in the 2015 All-Star Futures Game.He began the new season with the Grizzlies before the first team call in May. He made his most-awaited MLB debut on 17 May 2016. Then he ended the rest of the season, playing for Astros and Fresno Grizzlies alternatively.
He began the 2017 season again with Fresno. The injury to Teoscar Hernandez returned to the Houston Astros in April. Kemp played 17 games in that season for the Astros, fighting .216 with 4 runs. Kemp was in the Astros 40-man playoff team. In the Houston Astros’ world series Victory, he didn’t share any playoff action. However, he secured his first title to the championship.
Kemp managed to delight his fans with an outstanding show one after another in 2018. He has played 97 MLB games, batting with 30 RBI 263/.351/.392. He played primarily in the left field. In addition, in the 2019 season, he witnessed some disturbing results. He was fighting .227/.308/.417 with 7 career-high runs and 17 RBIs. After the end of the season, the Astros traded him to Chicago Cubs.
Tony kemp Personal Life
If you question whether or not the outfielder is married, you are here to give you all the details you need about his private life. The player born in Tennessee is a married man. On 9 November 2017, the pair turned their long-standing relationship into marriage during a dreamy ceremony in Montego Bay, Jamaica. And now the inseparable pair share a happy life together.
Tony met Michelle first 16 years ago and took her to the movie’s date, “The Incredibles.” Tony once said in an interview that he wanted his first kiss that day, but was unsuccessful because the light had switched on.But the pair formally began dating from that moment on for seven years. In June 2018, Michelle shared that the couple went together to watch the movie “The Incredibles 2.”
Speaking of the children of Kemp, he has yet to publish any news concerning his children. No public accounts or gossip about Ms. Kemp’s pregnancy are available as of November 2020. We will be the first to let you know if there is any news on this topic.
In addition to baseball, Kemp is very interested in social work. He and his wife recently used their social media fame to raise funds for various charities. In May 2020, Kemp joined Vanderbilt, its former University, in support of the poor after the pandemic of Covid-19. He signed some exclusive bobbleheads and auctioned them. Tony and Michelle eventually donated the fund to non-charitable organizations such as Almeda County Food Bank, Nashville Supe Kitchen, and others. He told MLB, “Michelle gives back to the community and I was always passionate about it. I hope that everyone stays safe and balanced.”
In addition, Tony has also spoken out against the growing racism epidemic. Following George Floyd’s death in police custody in May 2020, Tony felt sad in his own words. He knew he had to do something to stop the crisis. On Twitter on 5 June 2020, he wrote, “If you need to talk, or want a better understanding, please don’t hesitate to ask me.” He spoke to his supporters about the increasing problem, the divide between rich and poor in education, and many other matters.
Later Kemp said, “I’m not very an activist; I guess it’s a matter of good and bad. It was really therapeutic for me to extend to certain people and teach them.”
Tony Kemp Networth and salary
From the 2013 MLB Draft, Kemp entered the MLB. Over the years, he worked hard to become a regular member of the team. He earned a decent Net Worth from his career. Furthermore, the player’s current salary is USD 507,500.
In addition to its salaries, the baseball star benefits from advertising and service deals. Tony now lives with his wife a luxurious and happy life. Kemp likes to fly with his wife to new countries, which he frequently updates on his Instagram.
|Full Name||Anthony Allen Kemp|
|Birth Date||October 31, 1991|
|Birth Place||Franklin, Tennessee, United States|
|Education||Centennial High SchoolVanderbilt University|
|Father’s Name||Rick Kemp|
|Mother’s Name||Catherine Kemp|
|Siblings||Two (Corey & Ashley)|
|Age (as of 2020)||29 years old|
|Height||5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m)|
|Weight||160 lbs. (72 kg)|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|League||Major League Baseball|
|MLB Debut||May 17, 2016|
|Position||Second baseman & Outfielder|
|Current Team||Oakland Athletics (#5)|
|Former Teams||Houston Astros, Chicago Cubs|
|Net Worth||$1.5 Million|