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Austin Riley [Baseball Third Baseman] Facts- Bio, Family, Wedding, Wife, Salary

Last Updated : January 18, 2022

Quick Info→Age (2022): 25 Years OldWife/Spouse: Anna Riley

Who is Austin Riley?

Austin Riley is the glorious American baseball player. He is the third baseman for the Atlanta Braves of Major League Baseball (MLB). In the preliminary round of the 2015 MLB draft, he was drafted by the Braves.  

He made his MLB debut in 2019 with the Braves. He is the Third Baseman, Left Fielder, and Baseman, but he is mostly Left Fielder. In 2019 he had won the Rookie of the month award. In 2021, he won two MLB Player of the Week awards and The Silver Slugger Award.     

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Where is Austin Riley From?

On April 2, 1997, the player was born in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. Every year he celebrates his birthday on April 2. His youth was spent in Hernando, Miss.  

As born in April, his astrological sign is Aries. He has registered his nationality as American. He is American by ethnicity. Riley turned 25 years old as of 2022.  

Family and Education

The professional baseball player was born to a very settled family. He is the elder son of Mike and Elisa Riley. He has a sibling, but the name is unknown to the media.  

The player has kept his family background private, and there is no information related to them. However, his father is also a former baseball player.

He enrolled in DeSoto Central Highschool, where is played baseball as a pitcher and shortstop. He developed an interest in baseball when he was in high school.  

He then was committed to playing for the Mississippi State Bulldogs baseball team until the Atlanta Braves drafted him in 2015.  

Short Career  

He used to play baseball as a shortstop and pitcher at his high school. Moreover, he was committed to playing for the Mississippi State Bulldogs baseball team. But he signed $1.6 million and chose to play with the Braves. Currently, he is the third baseman in the Atlanta Braves Organization.  

Girlfriend, Wedding, Wife

Austin Riley has married a dazzling Anna Riley. This couple had known each other in their high school. However, at that time, they were not dating. 

Later, when they were in freshman year in college, they started going out. They dated for two years and decided to further this relationship. They got hitched on November 27, 2017.  

After one year of being the player’s fiancé, she officially became the wife of Austin in 2018. These great pair tied their knot on November 5, 2018, at Hernando United Methodist Church in Memphis. This couple has shown whole worlds that they are in love via Instagram.  

They have uploaded many pictures of them together in their respective Instagram accounts with heartwarming captions. The player has clearly stated that his wife keeps him in line while wishing her wife on Instagram on her birthday. 

They have been together since 2015, and the player never forgets to wish his wife on their wedding anniversary. On November 5, 2018, the player shared a lovely picture of his and his wife, captioning, “Hands down the best day of my life! Officially get to spend the rest of my with this beautiful WIFE of mine! Thank you to everyone who made this special day happen!” 

Austin Riley Instagram Post
Austin Riley’s Instagram Post (Source: Instagram)

These couples are going to welcome their small bundle of happiness soon. The couple has uploaded a picture where they announce they are pregnant.

On November 20, 2021, Riley announced the world through his Instagram with the caption, “Thrilled to announce that I will have a little hunting buddy come early May!! Anna and I are beyond blessed and excited!”

Although the player did not mention whether they were welcoming a baby girl or a boy, his wife has spilled the bean as she has also announced her pregnancy and, in her caption, she has clearly stated that they are welcoming a baby boy.  

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Austin Riley Announces Pregnancy (Source: Instagram)

Physical Appearance  

Austin Riley approximately stands 6 feet and 2 inches tall. His weight is 108 kg. As a baseball player, he has a perfect body.  

He has a very distinctive eye color, Blue. He has brown hair with a short length.  

Salary/Income/Net worth

He is an American baseball player, so he has earned them lots of money that anyone can dream of.

He has also signed a contract from where he yearly gets $4,000,000.

He is also one of the richest baseballs players, so; his net worth is $1.5 million- $5 million as of 2022.  

Interesting Facts And Trivia

  • Austin Riley loves hunting and often goes for hunting.  
  • His full name is Michael Austin Riley and his nickname is Ocho. 
  • His father also used to play baseball. 
  • He also loves fishing and often goes fishing with his friends or his wife.  
  • Riley has 165k followers on Instagram.  
  • He and his other half own the dog’s name, Luna.  

Major References
1. Fox Sports
2. Instagram