Adam Burks Bio: Nationality, Net Worth, Packers & Wife

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Adam Burks is a former U.S. Marine and civil engineer who rose to fame after marrying Jessica Mendoza. His wife is an American sportscaster and former softball player.

Jessica is a four-time First Team All-American. She was a gold and silver medalist in the 2004 Athens Olympics and 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Currently, she is a color commentator and analyst for ESPN’s MLB and Los Angeles Dodgers coverage on Spectrum SportsNet LA.

With the 2023 Spring Training commencement, Jessica Mendoza has grabbed another opportunity. This time she, with Fla Kevin Brown and Tim Kurkjian, will call the Astros vs. Mets on February 28, 2023.

Adam Burks With Wife Jessica Mendoza And Children
Adam Burks With Wife Jessica Mendoza And Children (Source: Instagram)

It looks like Jessica’s husband, Burks, is an NFL fanatic and a big-time fan of the Green Bay Packers.

Adam himself is a very talented and incredible person. He was active in sports and later pursued his career in a different field.

It was their marriage and the gender role reversal that caught the attention of the public on Jessica’s husband, Adam, as Jessica is focused on her career in broadcasting while Adam is a full-time dad.

Since then, many have shown interest in him and his life before marriage. Quenching your thirst, we will actively dive into the world of Adam Burks.

Everything will be discussed, from his personal life to his nationality and relationship with Jessica. Make sure to read till the end.

Let’s begin with quick facts.

Quick Facts

Full Name Adam Burks
Birth Date Unknown
Birth Place The United States
Now Known As  Adam
Religion Not Known
Nationality American
Ethnicity Unknown
Education Eastern Washington University, Ashton University
Horoscope Unknown
Father’s Name Unknown
Mother’s Name Unknown
Siblings Not Available
Age The 40s
Height 5 ft 8 in / 175 cm / 1.75 cm
Weight 70 kg / 154 lb
Shoe Size Unknown
Hair Color Grey
Eye Color Brown
Build Muscular
Body Measurements Unknown
Marital Status Married
Wife Jessica Mendoza
Children Two
Profession Former U.S. Marine, Civil Engineer
Jessica’s Net Worth  $2 Million
Famous As  Husband Of Jessica Mendoza
Social Media  Twitter, Instagram
Last Update March 2024

Early Life, Nationality, & Family

Adam Burks was born somewhere in the city of the United States.

Sadly, any detailed information on his childhood, including his family and siblings, is unknown. 

However, it is known that the man with charisma, Adam, completed his high school studies in his hometown in 1987.

He enrolled at Eastern Washington University and earned his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering.

Likewise, in 2012, Burks acquired a social science education major from Ashford University of San Diego, California.

Age & Body Measurements

Adam’s exact birthdate, zodiac sign, and other details regarding his birth are a mystery.

Despite that, this dashing man is believed to be in his 40s, if not older.

The former Marine is well-built and stands at 1.75 meters. While Burks’s muscular physique weighs about 154 lbs.

Moreover, he and Jessica are almost the same height if Mendoza wears high heels.

He has aged like fine wine. His grey hair and stunning brown eyes add to his super aura and charm.

Professional Career

Unlike his relationship with Jessica, little light is shed regarding his life-specifically, his early life.

From the tidbits, Adam Burks is a former U.S. Marine who served in Operation Desert Storm in Iraq. 

Operation Desert Storm, also known as the Gulf War, was fought from August 2, 1990, to February 28, 1991.

Adam Burks With His Family During The Christmas
Adam Burks With His Family During The Christmas (Source: Instagram)

In response to Iraq’s invasion and annexation of Kuwait, the United States led the UN-waged war.

After retiring from U.S. Army, Burks returned and worked as an assistant engineer at Ventura County, Moorpark, California.

Though it is said he quit his job after his first child’s birth and became a stay-at-home dad.

Net Worth, Income, & Salary

Adam Burks served as a civil engineer until 2009.

Burks has not revealed his income to the media yet. But it is revealed that he received more than $56k as his annual salary as a civil engineer.

Before that, Adam served in a United States Marine Corp., and as per sources, States Marine earns an average of $33,335 as their salary.

That said, we can conclude that Burks made a sufficient amount when employed.

Meanwhile, his wife, Jessica Mendoza, has an impressive net worth of $2 million as of 2024.

She must have accumulated much from her softball career as a color commentator on ESPN and Spectrum SportsNet LA.

Also, as per some sources, Jessica receives around $266,000 as her annual salary.

Wife & Children

When Adam accompanied his beautiful wife, Jessica, the world fell in love with him during their early dating life. Handsome and charming, people could not get enough of him.

Adams and Jessica met for the first time in 2004 at a Southern California wedding.

When they met there, they “hit it off,” and their romance “blossomed.”

Adam Burks And His Wife Jessica Mendoza
Adam Burks And His Wife Jessica Mendoza (Source: Instagram)

They initially had a long-distance relationship since it was the Olympic year, and Jessica was playing professionally; she was representing her country in softball.

It was challenging; however, it worked. Adam remarked, “Life has a funny way of working out.”

Similarly, in 2006, Adam and Jessica walked the aisle after two years of a beautiful relationship.

The duo has stayed together without any rumors or controversies. As of now, the two lovebirds are blessed with two beautiful children.

Their first child, a son, Caleb Ashton Burks, was born in 2009, three years after their marriage. And they had Caden Adam Burks again in 2013.

They have fun and frequently travel, as updated on Mendoza’s social media.

A Little Insight On Jessica Mendoza

Jessica Ofelia Mendoza was born to Karen and Gil on November 11, 1980.

She is a second-generation Mexican-American and resides in the States with her family.

The former softball player became the first-ever woman analyst in World Series on any national broadcast platform in October 2020, while she represented ESPN’s radio platform.

Mendoza is a trustee and past president of the Women’s Sports Foundation.

Moreover, she is an athletic ambassador for Team Darfur and a National Education Association board member.

Jessica Mendoza At The Stadium
Jessica Mendoza At The Stadium (Source: Instagram)

Burks’ wife is doing great in her career, and her mates are also making history.

Reportedly, on February 16, 2023, one of her teammates, Cindy Ball-Malone, is Pacific’s 2023 selection to the West Coast Conference Hall of Honor.

Cindy and Jessica went to the same high school in Carmilo, where they were teammates in volleyball, basketball, and softball.

Jessica Mendoza is doing great in her career too. She is on with another assignment Spring Training, where she will call the game between Houston Astros vs. The New York Mets on February 28, 2023.

She will be joined by Fla. Kevin Brown and 2022 BBWAA Career Excellence Award winner Tim Kurkjian as per Brian McTaggart’s tweets on 14 February.

The game will occur at noon CT at Clover Park in Port St. Lucie. Followed by a second game scheduled for 6:10 pm between the Mets vs. Marlins.

She offered viewers perspective on physical and mental skills and secrets about the game’s ins and outs in an interview on 21 February with Forbes.

Mendoza also shared insights and videos about Team USA’s Olympic gold medal win in Athens. 

A Supportive Husband 

As mentioned above, every woman wishes to have Adam as a husband. Though his charm and appearance are a plus, his thoughts attract women toward him.

To clarify, in 2009, after Adam and Jessica’s first child’s birth, they were both pursuing full-time jobs.

Adam quit his job as a civil engineer and became a home dad so that Jessica could focus on her career as a softball player at that time.

In 2016, Jessica talked about this in an interview. “I was like, ‘There’s no way I can go.’ ‘My husband was like, ‘Let’s do it. Let’s just try this.”

Moreover, talking about this role reversal, she said,

“We’re a role-reversal family in every way possible, And I love that our country has evolved to that. It doesn’t matter who makes money, as long as something is rolling in and you’re happy.”

Well, Jessica said yes to many fulfilling opportunities after that day. Since then, she has traveled to parts of the States because of her work.

Thankfully, Adam received help from Jessica’s parents and their neighborhood. Jessica’s parents could help Adam as they live only twenty minutes from her home in Camarillo.


The couple is trying to raise their children with love and utmost care. But Burks is not just about homemaking; he has a kind heart and involves himself in many social causes.

Burks has worked with social organizations and has supported causes by raising awareness and funds.

Adam genuinely enjoys helping other people. For instance, on December 2, 2019, Adam showed his generosity by donating a considerable amount to Natasha Watley Foundation.

We are sure this was not the first time Adam has done something for a good cause, and we are sure it was not the last.

Popularity Graph

Adam Burks is a former U.S. Marine and civil engineer. He is the famous husband of Jessica Mendoza, who is a house dad to their two sons.

Adam Burks Popularity Graph
Adam Burks Popularity Graph (Source: Google)

The popularity graph shows wavelength from the last twelve months. He was highly searched online as he gave up his career so that Mendoza could pursue her career.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS)

Has Adam Burks been involved in any controversies?

Adam has not been linked to any controversies or scandals. His wife is also not in any controversy. To this date, Jessica's husband has appeared as a good husband, father, and dear to his loved ones.

Is Adam Burks available on social media?

Yes, he is available on social media such as Instagram and Twitter. However, his Instagram is private, and on Twitter, he has hardly tweeted anything.

Is there anyone else in Jessica‘s life besides her husband who has served the country?

Adam is not the one who served the country. His wife's father Gil Mendoza, also served the country. She once revealed in an interview that Gil was present when the Berlin wall was being built.

Kriti is a senior content writer and editor for biography, news, and gossips. She has previously worked for TVShowStars under the alias "Kira." Besides being an avid reader and anime fan, she loves perusing through YouTube/Spotify and discovering Indie bands.

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