Jacob Nix aka Jacob James Nix was born on January 9, 1996, and from Los Alamitos, California. He is an American professional baseball pitcher for the San Diego Padres of Major League Baseball (MLB). Recently, he is charged with criminal trespassing after he broke into an Arizona home at 3.30 am through the DOGGIE DOOR and was kicked and tased by the homeowner.
On October 6, he was arrested and charged with criminal trespassing for breaking into a residence in Peoria, Arizona. It was around 3.30 am he entered a home near 91st Avenue and Beardsley Road through the doggie door and an unidentified homeowner then confronted Nix and kicked him in the face.
According to the report, he along with his friend Thomas Cosgrove tried to run the homeowner leaned out of the doggie door and deployed his Taser, hitting Nix in the back, according to court records.
He started to play at the age of 11 and attended Los Alamitos High School in Los Alamitos, California, and played for their baseball team. He played as a catcher until his freshman year, when he was needed as a pitcher.
Then, he attends the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) on a college baseball scholarship to play for the UCLA Bruins baseball team and played for the United States national baseball team in the 2013 18U Baseball World Cup.
The Houston Astros selected Nix in the fifth round, with the 136th overall selection, of the 2014 Major League Baseball (MLB) draft. Nix and the Astros agreed to terms on a contract, including a $1.5 million signing bonus, well above the $370,500 recommended at the 136th slot.
However, the Astros failed to come to terms with Brady Aiken, the first overall selection of the draft, which reduced their allotted draft pool, leaving them unable to sign Nix without incurring penalties. But The Astros reneged on their agreements with Nix and Mac Marshall and offered Nix a $616,165 signing bonus, which was the most the Astros could offer him without incurring penalties.
Later, he signed with the Padres, receiving a $900,000 signing bonus and was assigned to the AZL Padres, where he spent the whole season, pitching to a 0–2 record with a 5.49 ERA in seven games and made his MLB debut in 2018. In March 2019, Nix suffered a tear in his ulnar collateral ligament of the elbow and elected to rehab the injury and forgo surgery.
How old is he? He was born on January 9, 1996, and from Los Alamitos, California and he is 23 years old as of 2019. However, there is not much information about his father, mother, and siblings.
Estimated Net Worth of him is $850K USD as of 2019. He stands 6 feet 2 inch tall and weighs around 78 KG.