Who is Josh Hamilton's Wife? Family Bio

  • Joshua Holt Hamilton alias Josh Hamilton is an American former professional baseball outfielder.  In this article, we will describe briefly Who Is Josh Hamilton's Girlfriend

Josh Hamilton's Intro

  • Josh was born on May 21, 1981, in Raleigh, North Carolina, United States. Josh is currently 39 years. Hamilton's horoscope is Gemini while his Chinese zodiac sign is the Earth Rooster. Joshua is a Christian and is a faith-based and Christian speaker.
Josh Ex Wife Katie
Josh Ex Wife Katie

Family And Childhood

  • Hamilton's parents are Linda and Tony Hamilton. His father was a baseball and football star in high school while his mother Linda was a top amateur softball player. His parents met on a baseball diamond and were married six months later. Josh has a brother Jason. 
  • Hamilton's father worked at a Ditch Witch dealership and made sure to be the most hands-on father. He was a very demanding coach to his sons though he made sure to spend ample time with them so as they could grow up disciplined. His love for baseball started at an early age and his parents still have the paper where he scribbled detailed plans for becoming a major league. His grandmother is Mary Holt.

Educational Background

  • Hamilton attended Athens Drive High School where he starred as a pitcher and outfielder. Although he had initially signed to play with North Carolina, Josh signed with Tampa Bay and joined the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. Hamilton received a 3.96 million US dollars signing bonus and joined the minor league before alcohol and substance abuse derailed his career in 2001.

Relationship Status of Josh Hamilton 

  • Josh Hamilton is currently single. He was previously married to Katie Chadwick but they divorced after Josh started reusing drugs. Josh and Katie were married from 2004 to 2015. Josh has been involved in a lot of drug-induced incidents which cost him his wife and family.
Josh Wife And Daughters
Josh Wife And Daughters

About Josh Hamilton's Ex-Wife Katie Chadwick

  • Katie is the daughter of Michael Chadwick who is Hamilton's former drug and alcohol mentor. Josh and Katie met through her father and started dating in 2002. They were married two years later. Katie Chadwick was previously in a relationship where she had her first daughter before meeting Josh. Katie is a reality tv personality best known for her role in the real housewives of Orange County. Katie is now dating Kolton Pierce. Pierce is a hip-hop artist 14 years her junior and is a friend to one of her daughters Julia. 

How Many Kids Josh Hamilton Has?

  • Josh Hamilton shares 3 daughters and 1 stepdaughter with his wife Katie. His daughters are Stella Faith Hamilton, Michaela Grace Hamilton, and Sierra Hamilton. Josh's stepdaughter is Julia. Josh is accused of assaulting one of his daughters on the morning of September 30 after she said something which made him angry. Julia Shea is an Instagram model.
Josh Hamilton Family
Josh Hamilton Family

Other Facts

  • Josh Hamilton played football, soccer, and ran track in addition to baseball. He worked out with a medicine ball to strengthen his hands and wrist. Hamilton and his parents were involved in an accident in 2001 but they survived. This was the first time he started abusing drugs and alcohol as a way of coping. Hamilton failed his first drug test in the 2003 spring training season. He was on and off on the team during the 2003 season but he left after citing personal issues. Josh hoped to join the team during the 2004 season but he was suspended for a month and fined for violating the MLB drug policy. 
  • A month later he was suspended for the whole season after failing two more drug tests. He was out of baseball for almost 3 years. Josh didn't join the 2005 season as he expected as he was arrested for smashing one of his friend's truck windshields. Josh relapsed again and was suspended for the 2006 season. 
  • After his father-in-law steered him in the right direction, Hamilton rejoined baseball through the help of Roy Silver. Hamilton started working out with the Devil Rays minor league players on June 2, 2006, and by the end of the month, he was allowed to participate in minor league games. Josh has a lawsuit pending in court for assaulting his daughter. 
  • Josh suffered a relapse in 2009. In February 2015, Hamilton relapsed where he used both cocaine and alcohol. He was arrested on October 30, 2019, and charged with a third-degree felony, after being accused of physically assaulting his oldest daughter. He was indicted on a felony charge for beating his daughter on April 8, 2020, and could face up to 10 years in prison if convicted.

Josh Hamilton Net Worth and Career

  • Josh Hamilton has a net worth of 50 million US dollars. Hamilton played in the Major League Baseball for the Cincinnati Reds, Texas Rangers, and Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Hamilton is a five-time MLB All-Star. Hamilton won the American League Most Valuable Player Award in 2010. Hamilton was voted Minor League Player of the Year by USA Today in 2002. Hamilton won the AL batting title in 2010. 
  • In October of the same year, Hamilton was selected as MVP of the 2010 ALCS. Hamilton was named the 2010 AL MVP on November 23, 2010. Josh was traded to the Reds by the Chicago Cubs in 2006 for 100,000 US dollars. Hamilton was named the National League Rookie of the Month for April. Hamilton signed a two-year contract worth 24 million US dollars on February 10, 2011. He then signed a five-year contract worth 125 million US dollars with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim on December 13, 2012. Hamilton retired from baseball after suffering various knee injuries.