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Justin Turner Bio, Age, Parents, Wife, Career, Contract, Net Worth, and More

Justin Turner is an American infielder and designated hitter in Major League Baseball, currently playing for the Toronto Blue Jays. Prior to his time with the Blue Jays, Turner has also competed in MLB with the Baltimore Orioles, New York Mets, Los Angeles Dodgers, and Boston Red Sox.


Age- 39 years

Height- 1.8 m

Weight- 93 kg

Born- 23 November 1984

Birthplace-Long Beach, California, United States

Spouse-Kourtney Pogue (m. 2017)

Profession-American baseball infielder

Position-Third baseman, Infielder

Number- 2 (Boston Red Sox / Infielder), 2 (New York Mets / Infielder), 10 (Los Angeles Dodgers / Third baseman)

Nationality- American


Justin Turner’s parents are Betsy Turner and John Turner. He also has one younger sister.

Justin Turner parents


Turner tied the knot with his longtime girlfriend, Kourtney Pogue, in December 2017. The couple resides in Studio City, Los Angeles.

Justin Turner wife


Justin Turner and his wife Kourtney have two kids: Stella, born in 2017, and Colton, born in 2019.


Attending California State University, Fullerton, Turner pursued a major in kinesiology while actively playing college baseball for the Titans. He quickly rose to prominence as the starting second baseman, earning freshman All-American honors from Baseball America in 2003.


Turner’s college baseball career at Cal State Fullerton was marked by notable achievements. In 2003, he was named to the College World Series all-tournament team as a shortstop, despite facing a frightening incident where he was hit in the face by a fastball after a successful performance at bat. The following year, Cal State Fullerton secured victory in the 2004 College World Series.

During the summer of 2005, Turner played collegiate summer baseball in the prestigious Cape Cod Baseball League for the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox.

Justin Turner career

In the 2006 Major League Baseball draft, Turner was selected in the seventh round (204th overall) by the Cincinnati Reds, and he signed with the organization, receiving a $50,000 bonus.

His professional journey began with the Reds’ Rookie League affiliate, the Billings Mustangs, where he showcased his versatility by playing at all four infield positions and in the outfield. Turner concluded the season with an impressive .338 batting average and a .921 OPS.

In December 2008, Turner was part of a trade during the Winter Meetings, moving to the Baltimore Orioles along with utility player Ryan Freel and infielder Brandon Waring in exchange for catcher Ramón Hernández. Following spring training, he was assigned to Triple-A Norfolk for the 2009 season.

Justin Turner Contract

After joining the Orioles in 2009, Turner debuted in the majors, later transitioning to the Mets in 2010 via waivers. In 2014, he signed with the Dodgers, his contract finalized in March 2014. His tenure with the Dodgers saw a one-year deal in 2015, followed by a substantial four-year contract extension in December 2016. Turner played a crucial role in the Dodgers’ 2020 World Series win before extending his contract for two more years in 2021.

Justin Turner contract

However, after the 2022 season, the Dodgers declined his $16 million option, making him a free agent. He then signed with the Boston Red Sox for the 2023 season and joined the Toronto Blue Jays on a one-year, $13 million deal in January 2024.

Net Worth

Justin Turner’s net worth is estimated to be $25 million.

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