Clayton Kershaw Height, Weight, Age, Girlfriends, family, Biography & More

Clayton Kershaw

Full NameClayton Edward Kershaw
NicknameThe Claw, Kid K, The Minotaur or Kersh
ProfessionAmerican Baseball Player
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters - 193 cm
in meters - 1.93 m
in feet inches - 6’ 4”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms - 103 kg
in Pounds - 228 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)-Chest: 42 Inches
-Waist: 32 Inches
-Biceps: 15 Inches
Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorDark Brown
DebutMLB- 2008 (25 May)
International League- N/A
Coach/TrainerNot Known
MLB TeamLos Angeles Dodgers (2008–present)
Jersey Number# 22 (MLB)
#N/A (International League)
Records/Achievements (main ones)• Three times NL Cy Young Award Winner (2011, 2013 & 2014)
• Seven times NL All-Star (2011-2017)
• National League Gold Glove Winner (2011)
• National League Most Valuable Player Award (2014)
• Three times National League Cy Young Award Winner (2011, 2013 & 2014)
• Four times NL (National League) ERA Leader (2011-2014)
• Two times NL Wins Leader (2011 & 2014)
• Three times NL Strikeouts Leader (2011, 2013 & 2015)
• National League Innings Pitched Leader (2015)
• Two times NL Complete Games Leader (2014 & 2015)
• Three times NL Shutouts Leader (2013, 2015 & 2016)
Personal Life
Date of BirthMarch 19, 1988
Age (as in 2017)29 Years
Birth PlaceDallas, Texas
Zodiac sign/Sun signPisces
SchoolHighland Park High School (University Park, Texas)
College/UniversityNot Known
Educational QualificationNot Known
FamilyFather- Christopher George Kershaw (Musician)
Mother- Marianne Tombaugh
Brother- Not Known
Sister- Not Known
ReligionChristianity (Methodist)
EthnicityWhite American
HobbiesWatching and playing American football, Watching TV Serials, movies, Listening to Music
Favorite Things
Favorite PlayerWill Clark
Girlfriends, Affairs and More
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
Girlfriends/AffairsEllen Melson
Wife/SpouseEllen Melson
Clayton with his wife
Marriage DateDecember 4, 2010
ChildrenSon- Charley Clayton Kershaw (born December 2016)
Daughter- Cali Ann (born January 2015)
Clayton Kershaw with his children
Style Quotient
Assets Owns house in Dallas and real estate property is of $1.5 Million
Money Factor
Salary/Fees$32 Million (2016)
Net Worth (approx.)$40 Million

Clayton Kershaw

Some Lesser Known Facts About Clayton Kershaw

  • Does Clayton Kershaw smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Clayton Kershaw drink Alcohol?: Yes
  • When Clayton was 10 years old, his parents divorced. He was raised by his mother.
  • Clayton used to play youth sports leagues as a child.
  • Kershaw grew up in Dallas, Texas and attended school with Football quarterback Matthew Stafford and fellow pitchers Jordan Walden and Shawn Tolleson.Clayton Kershaw (Left) and Matthew Stafford
  • In his childhood, Clayton played American Football as well. He played center.
  • Clayton is the great-nephew of astronomer Clyde Tombaugh, the discoverer of Pluto.Clyde Tombaugh
  • USA Today awarded Clayton as “High School Baseball Player of the Year.”
  • When Clayton was just 20 years old, he reached the majors. At that time, he was the youngest player in MLB.
  • Clayton along with his wife launched ‘Kershaw’s Challenge,’ an organization that helps children.
  • The couple has written a book Arise to raise money to build an orphanage in African country Zambia.Clayton Kershaw with his wife in Zambia
  • For his humanitarian works, Clayton has also been honored with the Roberto Clemente Award and the Branch Rickey Award.Clayton Kershaw receiving Roberto Clemente Award
  • As per Los Angeles Times, Clayton Kershaw ranks seventh greatest figure in franchise history and the third greatest pitcher. He is also the seventh greatest Dodger.
  • Clayton made a cameo appearance in “Prince,” a Season 3 episode of New Girl.
  • Clayton has the world’s ninth-largest sports contract ($215,000,000, with the Los Angeles Dodgers) from 2014 till 2020.

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