Who is Jessica Delp?

Jessica Delp is an American celebrity and philanthropist, but possibly best known to the world as the wife of baseball star Kris Bryant.

Jessica Delp Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education

Jessica Delp was born on 4 March 1992 under the Pisces zodiac sign, in Las Vegas, Nevada USA. She’s the daughter of Yoko Delp, while she hasn’t revealed the name of her father. Jessica has a brother Tomo and a sister Joyce.

She attended Bonanza High School, and after matriculation enrolled at the University of Nevada in Las Vegas, from which she obtained a bachelor’s degree in Psychology.

Philanthropic Work

Jessica hasn’t been focused on her own professional career, though she also played several sports in her youth like her husband, including softball, which is a variant of baseball. However, she has been focused on other interests, such as philanthropy. Since acquiring world fame, Jessica has worked with a number of charitable organizations, including those that support cancer research. She has organized numerous fundraisers in which she would offer her husband’s memorabilia to help the funding.

Personal Life, Marriage, Husband, Children

Jessica and Kris are high school sweethearts. The two started dating when they were 15 years old and continued throughout high school, then surviving time apart while studying at different universities.

After eight years of dating, Kris proposed to Jessica in December 2015 and they married on 7 January 2017. Since the wedding ceremony, the couple welcomed son Kyler Lee Bryant, born in 2020.

 Jessica Delp’s Husband, Kris Bryant Biography

Born Kristopher Lee Bryant on 4 January 1992 in Las Vegas, the son of Mike Bryant and his wife Sue.

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His father played baseball in minor leagues but never reached the stardom his son now enjoys. However, this encouraged young Kris to pursue baseball ,and his father sold a patio furniture store he owned, in order to get a job that permitted him to coach his son.

He went to Bonanza High School in Las Vegas, during which he played for the high school baseball team, and recorded a .418 batting average, a .958 slugging percentage (SLG), 103 hits, and 47 career home runs.

After high school, he was chosen by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 18th round of the 2010 Major League Baseball (MLB) draft, however, he opted not to sign with the team, and instead enrolled at the University of San Diego, where he played baseball for the San Diego Toreros baseball team.

During his college career, Bryant showcased his talents and set several major results, which won him a few awards. He had the most home runs hit by a college player since the NCAA switched to a BBCOR composite bat in 2011, breaking the previous record of 30, which was posted by Victor Roache, who played for Georgia South. He was awarded the Golden Spikes Award and the Dick Howser Trophy, given to the top collegiate player in the nation.

Moreover, Kris was named a Louisville Slugger First Team All-American, the Collegiate Baseball Player of the Year, and the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) Player of the Year.

He declared for the 2013 Major League Baseball draft, and was selected by the Chicago Cubs as the second overall pick. Before he reached the major league, Bryant played for several minor league clubs. He started his professional career as the batter for the Boise Hawks of the Class A-Short Season Northwest League.

After posting .354 with four home runs, he was promoted to the Daytona Cubs of the Class A-Advanced Florida State League on August 12. He hit .333 with five home runs, and he started the next year with the Tennessee Smokies of the Class AA Southern League.

Kris continued to improve, reaching higher ranks playing for the Iowa Cubs, and he was awarded the Joe Bauman Home Run Award, and was named the USA Today Minor League Player of the Year, and Baseball America Minor League Player of the Year.

As he was improving, Kris was summoned by the Chicago Cubs in 2015 and made his debut on 17 April. He was unsuccessful in his debut, but the very next day he recorded his first hit, and his first major league home run came on 9 May against the Milwaukee Brewers, off their Kyle Lohse.

He improved over the season and Kris was named the NL Rookie of the Year, and continued in stunning fashion.

In 2015 he was named for his first All-Star Appearance, while in 2016 he led his team to the World Series, in which they defeated the Cleveland Indians 4-3. On the way to the world championship, Kris was named the NL MVP, thus joining only a few of the chosen players to achieve the same feat. He finished the post-season with a .308 average, three home runs, and eight RBIs.

In 2017 he broke the record with a $1.05 million a year deal with the Cubs for a pre-arbitration player, while in 2018 he signed another contract, this time, worth $10.85 million which was yet another record-breaking signing for a player in his first year of salary arbitration.

Unfortunately, injuries started hindering his performance, and he spent several games out with shoulder inflammation, and his numbers continued to decline in the 2019, 2020 and 2021 seasons, though he still earned All-Star appearances in 2019 and 2021.

After a couple of seasons that were nowhere near his standard, he was traded to the San Francisco Giants on 30 July 2021 for Alexander Canario and Caleb Kilian.

According to sources, Kris Bryant’s net worth has been estimated to be around $10 million, as of early 2022, earned through his successful career as a baseball player.

Kris, like his wife, is known for his charitable acts. He teamed up with Bryce Harper to help in relief efforts, assisting victims of a shooting at a music concert in Las Vegas. He has promoted the work of the Wings for Life Foundation, which is a non-profit organization that specializes in spinal cord research.

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