• Jessica Clendenin is an American philanthropist and the wife of Brett Gardner, a professional baseball player.
• She is a Co-founder of the non-profit Turn 2 Foundation, which aims to help underprivileged children and teenagers.
• She is 37 years old and has two sons with her husband.
• Her hobbies include travelling, reading, and watching movies.
• Her net worth is estimated to be over $50,000.
Who is Jessica Clendenin?
Jessica Clendenin was born in Georgia USA, on 8 July 1984 – her zodiac sign is Cancer, and she holds American nationality. She’s probably only known for being the wife of Brett Gardner, a famous American professional baseball player.
Early life and education
Jessica was raised alongside her brothers John and Joshua in Georgia, by their father Thomas E. Clendenin, and their mother who prefers to stay away from media; nothing is known about Jessica’s family, as she respects their privacy.
She attended a local high school, and was mostly interested in acting during her four years there.
She was a member of her school’s drama club, and played both lead and supporting characters in various plays performed at the school. She was also into a couple of other activities, including dancing, practicing creative writing, and playing volleyball.
She matriculated in 2002, and because Jessica hasn’t spoken of her further education, most people believe that she hasn’t attended college.
Jessica has been keeping the details of her career away from the media’s attention, and it’s widely believed that she’s a housewife, focused on raising her children.
However, it’s known that she’s also a philanthropist, including being the co-founder of the non-profit Turn 2 Foundation, which aims to help underprivileged children and teenagers, and to try and keep them away from drugs and alcohol. Jessica and her husband are both active within the foundation, and have helped raise more than $1 million.
Love life and marriage with Brett Gardner
Jessica and Brett Gardner were apparently introduced by a mutual friend in 2005, while some people claim that they met on a blind date.
The two were in a relationship for two years prior to exchanging vows on 1 December 2007, in a private ceremony attended by many of their closest friends and family members.
Jessica then gave birth to their first son Miller, while their second son Hunter followed around two years after that; Brett and Jessica are keeping their boys away from the media’s attention, which is why not even their dates of birth are known.
Neither has spoken of the people whom they had perhaps been with prior to meeting each other, and as of December 2021, Jessica is married to Brett Gardner, and they have two sons together.
Hobbies and other interests
Jessica’s main hobby is travelling, and she’s been all around the US with her husband, mostly to watch him play and encourage him. The two have also vacationed in Europe on multiple occasions – Jessica’s dream travel destination is Venice in Italy.
She’s a huge dog-lover, and the family has two pet dogs.
Jessica likes to read romantic books in her spare time; her favorite writer is Nicholas Sparks, while some of her favorite books are “Message in a Bottle”, “The Notebook” and “Dear John”.
She seems to be enjoying leading a lavish lifestyle, and can be seen staying at some of the most luxurious hotels, and eating at the most expensive of restaurants.
Late at night, Jessica enjoys watching movies starring her favorite actresses Julia Roberts and Scarlett Johansson, such as “The Runaway Bride”, “Notting Hill” and “Lost in Translation”.
Age, height and net worth
Jessica is 37 years old. She has long blonde hair and blue eyes, her height is 5ft 5ins (1.65m) and she weighs around 120lbs (55kgs).
As of December 2021, her net worth has been estimated at more than $50,000, while her husband Brett’s net worth is reputedly over $40 million.
Who is her husband Brett Gardner?
Brett Michael Gardner was born in Holly Hill, South Carolina USA, on 24 August 1983 – his zodiac sign is Virgo, and he holds American nationality. He’s currently a free agent, while he’s probably known best for the time he spent playing for the New York Yankees in Major League Baseball (MLB).
Brett was raised alongside his older brother Glen on their family’s farm in Holly Hill, by their mother Faye who was a housewife, and their father Jerry Gardner who was also a baseball player.
Brett became interested in baseball while still attending a local elementary school, and started thinking about going professional upon enrolling at Holly Hill Academy in 1997. He was a member of the school’s baseball team, as well as of St. George Post 105 competing in American Legion Baseball. Upon matriculating in 2001, Brett enrolled at the College of Charleston, and started playing for their team the Charleston Cougars. He graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in 2004, but wasn’t picked during the 2004 MLB Draft.
He was eventually picked as the 109th overall selection by the New York Yankees in the 2005 MLB Draft, and gained some recognition in 2006 after becoming a Florida State League All Star.
He played in minor leagues until 30 June 2008, when he made his major league debut.
In 2010, he won the Fielding Bible Award, which is given to the best defensive left fielders in the league, and the award again in 2011. He signed a new contract with the Yankees in 2012, worth $2.8 million, and on 23 February 2014 another four-year contract worth $52 million.
He won the prestigious Gold Glove Award in 2016.
Most recently, on 23 February 2021, Brett signed a one-year contract with the Yankees worth $4 million, however, he was made a free agent on 4 November 2021.
Brett is believed to be amongst the fastest players in MLB, while he’s mostly popular for being highly skilled in stealing bases.
He has been featured in a number of talk-shows and sports shows, and between 2008 and 2014, Brett appeared in 22 episodes of the sports show “Sunday Night Baseball” – which has been airing since 1990, and is hosted by Buster Olney and Jon Miller; it offers an insight into MLB games. In 2015 and 2018, Brett made a guest appearance in two episodes of the talk-show “Today”, and in 2017 and 2019, he appeared in two episodes of the sports talk-show “MLB on Fox”.
Most recently, in 2121, he appeared in the episode “2021 American League Wild Card Game: New York Yankees at Boston Red Sox” of the sports show “ESPN Major League Baseball”, hosted by Jessica Mendoza and Matt Vasgersian.