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Casey Close

Shally Published On Wed Apr 01 2020   Modified On Wed Apr 01 2020
Casey Close

Facts of Casey Close

Full NameCasey Close
First NameCasey
Last NameClose
Birth NameCasey Close
ProfessionSports Agent
Birth CityColumbus, Ohio
Birth CountryUnited States
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseGretchen Carlson
No Of Children2
EducationUniversity of Michigan
Height185 cm
Weight84 kg
Networth$1.2 B
Date of BirthOctober 21,1963
Age56 years
Married DateOctober 4,1997


    Body and Relation Status of Casey Close

    What is Casey Close marital status ?Married
    How many children does Casey Close have ?2
    Who is Casey Close married with?Gretchen Carlson
    When was Casey Close married?1997
    What is the height of Casey Close?185 cm
    What is the weight of Casey Close?84 kg

    Casey Close is an American former baseball player and sports agent who was selected as Michigan's Team Captain and won the Big Ten Conference Player of the Year, the Baseball America National Player of the Year, and Big Ten Model of Honor. He was also enlisted on Forbes 2019 Sports Agents Commissions. He is currently working for Excel Sports Management

    Graduated From University Of Michigan

    Casey Close was born on 21st October 1963, in Columbus, Ohio, United States. He belongs to white ethnicity and holds the American nationality. 

    Casey completed his high school form Worthington High School. After that, he graduated from the University of Michigan.

    Started His Baseball While He Was In The University

    The 56 years old player began to play for the Michigan Wolverines baseball in 1983 while he was in the University of Michigan. He was in the team and played collegiate summer baseball for Harwich Mariners of the Cape Cod Baseball League. 

    In 1986, he won the batting triple crown in the Big Ten Conference. The same year, he won the Big Ten Conference Player of the Year, the Baseball America National Player of the Yera, and Big Ten Medal of Honor. 

    Casey Close with his client Derek Jeter
    Casey Close with his client Derek Jeter
    SOURCE: Getty Image

    Casey also played baseball professionally for some time. He played for the New York Yankees from 1986 to 1990. He started his career as a sports agent in 1992 with the International Management Group. 

    In 2006, he left IMG to join Creative Artists Agency, where he worked for five years. While he was in the Creative Artists Agency, he worked for Ryan Howard, Derrek Jeter, and Richie Sexson.

    Close announced leaving CAA in February 2011. The same year in April, he announced to join Excel Sports Management.

    What Is His Net Worth?

    The 6 feet 1-inch personality has been working as a sports agent for many years and collected a massive wealth from his career.

    He has an estimated net worth of $1.2 billion as of 2020. While on the other hand, his wife Gretchen Carlson has a net worth of $16 million. Back in 2017, he made $64.7 million.

    The major portion of his wealth comes from his commissions. 

    His name was enlisted in Forbes many times, including The Worlds Most Powerful Sports Agents with $28 million, Highest-Earning Sports Agents with $31.4 million commission, Highest-Earning Sports Agents 2016 with $55 million and 2019 Sports Agents Commission for having $63 million commissions. 

    Married And Has Two Kids

    Casey Close is married to wife Gretchen Carlson on 4th October 1997. The two dated for a few years before getting married. 

    Casey Close along with his wife Gretchen Carlson
    Casey Close along with his wife Gretchen Carlson
    SOURCE: Getty Image

    The duo, as of now, enjoys long-term conjugal life with no any issues of divorce and separation issues.

    Casey and his wife Gretchen are blessed with two kids Kaia Close and Christian Close. The couple currently lives in Greenwich, Connecticut.