Jace Peterson was born on May 9, 1990, and he is an American professional baseball player. Jace Peterson was born in Lake Charles, Louisiana and he is the eldest of three children.
He attended Hamilton Christian Academy and while in school, he took to playing baseball, basketball, and football. After completing Hamilton Christian Academy, Jace Peterson started schooling at Peterson attended McNeese State University and he still continued playing football and baseball for the McNeese State Cowboys.
He played for Padres in the first round of the 2011 Major League Baseball Draft after he had signed a deal worth $624,600. He currently plays for the Oakland Athletics of Major League Baseball (MLB) even though he has spent some time with the San Diego Padres, Atlanta Braves, New York Yankees, Baltimore Orioles, and Milwaukee Brewers.
In 2011, Jace Peterson made his professional debut with the Eugene Emeralds and featured in about 73 games. A year later, he featured for Fort Wayne TinCaps, and in 2013, he played for Lake Elsinore Storm.
He began the 2014 season with San Antonio Missions but later in the year, he moved to Triple-A El Paso Chihuahuas. Jace Peterson played for the San Diego Padres on April 25, 2014, after Chase Headley had suffered an injury.
He played seven games at third base but later, he took over at second base when Jedd Gyorko also suffered an injury. Jace Peterson became one of the players selected to play in the Arizona Fall League and this was after Bud Black expressed a desire for Peterson to get some experience in the outfield.
Jace Peterson’s career with the Atlanta Braves, New York Yankees, and Baltimore Orioles was quite successful. Jace Peterson signed to play with the Milwaukee Brewers on December 17, 2019, but on August 22, 2020, he had a change to his contract so that he could replace Brock Holt.
After re-signing with Milwaukee Brewers on a minor league contract, Jace Peterson was on April 10, 2021, selected to be part of the main active roster of the team as a replacement for Kolten Wong.
Jace Peterson signed to play for Milwaukee Brewers on November 30 for the 2022 season. He left the team and signed for Oakland Athletics on December 13, 2022.
Jace Peterson’s parents are Scott and Shawn Peterson. Apart from who Jace Peterson’s parents are, not much is known about them. However, Scott and Shawn Peterson have two other children apart from Jace Peterson.
According to buzzlearn.com, Jace Peterson’s net worth is between $1 Million – $5 Million mainly earned through his career as a Baseball Player. The salarysport.com also reports that Jace Peterson is worth about $15 million and receives $4,500,000 as salary per annum for 2023. This figure is estimated to hit $5 million in 2024.
Jace Peterson Wife
The wife of Jace Peterson is Brianna Pugh. Brianna Pugh was born to Horace Pugh and Karen Pugh and she was raised in a home that was actively involved in sports.
Brianna Pugh’s mother was a long-distance runner and her father ran track and played football. Brianna Pugh played soccer for the University of Oregon and she has a daughter with Jace Peterson. Their daughter was born in 2016.
The age of Brianna Pugh is not readily available but she is believed to be between 25-27 years. She is also an American and has Mallory Pugh as her sister.
Mallory Pugh is an American soccer player. She was born on April 29, 1998, and played forward for both the United States Women’s National Soccer Team and the Chicago Red Stars of the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL).