Jordan Spieth | Biography

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  • Full Name Jordan Alexander Spieth
  • Nickname Jordan Spieth
  • Birth Date Jul 27, 1993
  • Age 30 Years, 10 Months
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace Dallas, Texas, USA
  • Zodiac Sign Leo
  • Occupation Professional Athlete
  • Sister Ellie Spieth
  • University University of Texas
  • Relationship Status Married
  • Wife Annie Verret
  • Wedding Date 2018
  • Height 6 Feet
  • Net Worth $110 Million
  • Children 1 Son Sammy Spieth
Professional Golfer & Champion

Jordan Spieth | Biography

Founder of The Jordan Spieth Family Foundation

Jordan Spieth is a professional golf player who won the 2015 'Master Tournament' and the 2017 'British Open.'

Who is Jordan Spieth?

Jordan Alexander Spieth was born on 27 July 1993 in Dallas, Texas. His mother, Chris, was a computer engineer who played basketball in college, while his father, Shawn, played baseball in college and founded a media analytics company.

He grew up with two younger siblings, Steven and Ellie, and spent his childhood playing golf, basketball, baseball, football, and soccer.

Spieth began playing golf at the age of four. At the age of ten, his parents joined him in a country golf club, after which he became a regular player. 

His first win was the 2009 'U.S. Junior Amateur Championship' where he was named the 'Rolex Junior Player of the Year' by the American Junior Golf Association (AJGA). In 2012, he joined college, University of Texas, where he began playing collegiate games and his professional golfing career.

In July 2013, Spieth won his first Professional Golfers' Association (PGA) competition, the 'John Deere Classic,' becoming the youngest PGA winner in 82 years at 19. The following year, he became the youngest runner-up at the 2014 'Masters Tournament.' He won the 'Masters Tournament in 2015 at only 21 years old. 

In addition to that, he also won the 2016 'Emirates Australian Open' and the 2017 'British Open.' Then in 2018, he was appointed as the Chairman of the PGA Tour's Player Advisory Council. While for his excellence, he was awarded the Vardon Trophy and the Byron Nelson Award in 2017.

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Wife and Son

Speith has been married to his high school sweetheart, Annie Verret. She is an event coordinator for First Tee of Dallas, which utilizes golf to mentor young people. 

They first met during high school but remained together while attending different colleges. In December 2017, he announced his engagement to Verret and celebrated their wedding in 2018.

Jordan Spieth With Wife Anne And Son Sammy
Jordan Spieth With Wife Anne And Son Sammy. (Photo: Instagram)

She keeps her social media private, and Speith occasionally uploads pictures with her on his Instagram. Other than that, she often accompanies him during his tournaments. 

In addition, they had their first son, Sammy Speith, on 14 November 2021.

Speith's Sister

Speith's sister, Ellie, who is seven years younger than him, suffers from a neurological birth disorder which led their family to focus on her wellness before his career. 

Growing up with her and taking care of her made Speith humble with his achievements as he went professional. He used his platform and resources to help people who have been affected with disorders.

He established the Jordan Spieth Family Foundation, where he supports children with special needs and military families, organizes junior golf programs, and opened a pediatric cancer wing. 

"I love spending time with her. It's humbling to see the struggles she goes through each day that we take for granted. Because of Ellie, it has always been a priority to me to be in tune to the needs of others," he mentioned on the Jordan Spieth Family Foundation website. 

While his wife's foundation, 1 Million 4 Anna, provides scholarship funds to students who suffer from or have survived Ewing sarcoma.

Speith's House and Net Worth

Speith owns a $7.1 million property in Dallas, which has been infamously renowned as the Iceberg House. According to the Sun, the 10,000-square-foot mansion has an infinity pool, indoor basketball court, 12-car garage, gym with a golf simulator, and private-jet ports, which he uses to go to events worldwide.

On the other hand, celebrity net worth reported that he holds $110 million in accumulated wealth. It is also articulated that he is among the highest-paid athlete in the world. 

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