- Name: Jennie Finch
- Age: 37 years old
- Height: 6ft 0in (183 cm)
- Occupation: Softball Pitcher
- Net Worth: US $1.5 Million
- Status: Alive
Jennie Finch is a retired American softball pitcher and Olympian. She won gold at the 2004 Olympics (Athens), and silver in 2008 (Beijing). She played college softball at the University of Arizona (Wildcats) where she earned All-American honors. She also pitched for the Chicago Bandits and for the USA national team. Jennie Lynn Finch was born on September 3, 1980, in La Mirada, California. Her parents are Doug and Bev. She has two older siblings, Landon and Shane. Finch attended La Mirada High School followed by the University of Arizona. She majored in communications (2002).
Finch took up softball at age 5 and pitching at age 8. She lettered 4 times in softball at La Mirada High School. She was also competitive in basketball and volleyball. She captained all three sports her senior year. Finch’s high school win-loss record stands at 50-12, including 6 perfect games and 13 no-hitters. She was named Female Athlete of the Year in 1998. Her #27 jersey was retired by La Mirada in March 2016. Finch continued her education and sports career at the University of Arizona. She played four seasons of collegiate softball with the Arizona Wildcats. She holds the NCAA record for consecutive wins with 60 (over 3 seasons). Her college honors include First Team All-American, First-team All-Pac-10, and the Honda Softball Player of the Year. Her #27 jersey was retired by the Wildcats in May 2003.
Finch made her debut on the USA Women’s Nation team in 2001. Her Olympic debut followed in 2004 in Athens, Greece. She won gold as a member of team USA. Her second Olympic visit came in 2008 in Beijing, China. She took home the silver medal for the team competition. Finch also pitched for the Chicago Bandits (2005-10) of the National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) softball league. Her accolades with the team include Co-Pitcher of the Year, and All-NPF. Finch retired from competitive softball in 2010. She now owns her own softball academy ‘JF Softball Academy’, in Flemington, New Jersey. Finch made history in 2016 as the first woman to manage a professional baseball team. She briefly managed the Bridgeport Bluefish of the Atlantic League in May 2016.
In addition to sports, Finch has appeared in a handful of television programs and magazines. She was featured in the 2005 issue of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition. Other magazine appearances include Glamour, Vanity Fair, Celebrity Parents, Modern Bride, and Country Woman. She co-authored the book Throw Like a Girl: How to Dream Big and Believe in Yourself (2011) with Ann Killion. Finch’s television credits include Pros vs Joes, The Real Housewives of Orange County, MVP, and Celebrity Apprentice. She signed on as a sports commentator for ESPN in 2011. Finch will be a celebrity contestant on season 26 of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars. She has been paired with South African Latin/Ballroom dancer Keo Motsepe.PERSONAL
Jennie Finch’s height is 6ft and she’s of Christian faith. She was named one of People magazine’s most beautiful people in 2004. Her personal net worth is estimated at $1.5 million. She’s held endorsement deals with companies like Sprint, Mizuno, and Bank of America. Finch married MLB pitcher ‘Casey Daigle’ in January 2005. They have three children, Ace Shane, Diesel Dean, and Paisley Faye. The family resides in Louisiana.
Jennie Finch Age, Birthday, Salary, Wiki
- Birth Name: Jennie Lynn Finch
- Birthday: September 3, 1980
- How Old : Age: 37 years old
- Place of Birth: La Mirada, California, United States
- Zodiac Sign: Virgo
- How Tall : Height: 6ft 0in (183 cm)
- Occupation: Softball Pitcher, Farmer
- Years Active: 1999-2010
- Net Worth & Salary: US $1.5 Million
- Marriage(s): Casey Daigle
- Death-O-Meter: Alive