Bobby Miller Bio: MLB, Girlfriend and Net Worth!

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Meet Bobby Miller, a rising pitcher in the world of baseball. He is making a name for himself as a member of the Los Angeles Dodgers in Major League Baseball (MLB).

Hailing from Elk Grove Village, Illinois, Bobby was drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers as the 29th overall pick in the 2020 MLB draft.

The player had been playing for the minor leagues until May 2023. The player made his MLB debut on May 23, 2023, for the Los Angeles Dodgers and earned his first career MLB victory

He struck out five batters in five innings against the Atlanta Braves, allowing two runs on four hits and two walks.

Bobby Miller
Bobby Miller (Source: Instagram)

Want to know more about Bobby? Read the article to the end, and you will have everything you are looking for.

Before we begin, here are some quick facts about the player!

Quick Facts

Full Name Bobby Miller
Date of Birth April 5, 1999
Birthplace Elk Grove Village, Illinois, USA
Nickname Not known
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Education McHenry West High School
Father’s Name Robert Miller (aka Bob)
Mother’s Name Tracy Miller
Bats Left
Throws Right
Age 25 Years Old
Height 6 ft 5 in / 1.96 m / 196 cm
Weight 220 pounds / 99.8 kilograms
Eye Color Hazel
Hair Color Dark Brown
Zodiac Aries
Chinese Zodiac Rabbit
Team Los Angeles Dodgers
Position Pitcher
Profession Professional Baseball Player
MLB Debut May 23, 2023
Marital Status Not Married
Girlfriend Natalie Loureda
Children None
Net Worth $3- $5 Million
Social Media Instagram
Last Update May, 2024

Early Life and Family

Bobby Miller was born on April 5, 1999, in Elk Grove Village, Illinois, U.S.

His parents, Robert and Tracy have always supported him throughout his life. They have been his biggest cheerleaders, standing by his side no matter what.

Robert, Bobby’s father, significantly influenced his athletic career. He always encouraged Bobby to become a skilled player, pushing him to excel.

Tracy, Bobby’s mother, also played a crucial role in his life. She taught him the values of humility and staying close to loved ones. 

Bobby Miller with his parents
Bobby Miller With His Parents (Source: Facebook)

Tracy Miller is a logistics consultant at Huntsman Corporation, while Robert Miller Sr. is associated with 3D Pros.

They celebrated their 25th anniversary on 5 July 2021, coincidentally on the same day Bobby won his first pro game.

As a child, Bobby played both soccer and baseball. However, he eventually decided to focus solely on baseball, and his parents fully supported his decision.

Bobby has three siblings, Haley, Ryanalyse, and Anthony.

Early Career and Education

Bobby Miller attended McHenry West High School in McHenry, Illinois, where he actively played baseball. 

He enrolled at the University of Louisville, where he continued his baseball journey as a member of the Louisville Cardinals.

In his freshman year, Bobby earned Freshman All-American honors. He also secured spots on the American Athletic Conference Third Team and All-Freshman Team in 2018.

Bobby also participated in collegiate summer baseball with the Brewster Whitecaps of the Cape Cod Baseball League in 2018. 

Additionally, Bobby had the opportunity to represent the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team in 2019.

In 2020, Bobby’s college baseball season was unfortunately cut short due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, before the season was halted, the player had an impressive 2.31 ERA and 34 strikeouts across 23 1/3 innings. 

Professional Baseball Career

The Los Angeles Dodgers selected Bobby Miller as the 29th overall pick in the 2020 MLB draft. He signed a contract with the Dodgers, receiving a $2.2 million signing bonus.

Due to the pandemic, the minor league season was canceled in 2020, so Bobby did not have the opportunity to play any minor league games that year.

In 2021, Bobby made his professional debut as the starting pitcher for the Great Lakes Loons of the High-A Central league on Opening Day.

Bobby Miller playing baseball
Bobby Miller Playing Baseball (Source: Instagram)

Throughout his time with the Great Lakes Loons, Bobby appeared in 14 games, with 11 of them as a starting pitcher. 

On September 8, 2021, Bobby was promoted to the Tulsa Drillers of the Double-A Central League. The player pitched for them for the remainder of the season.

After the season, Bobby was selected to play in the Arizona Fall League for the Glendale Desert Dogs. He was also honored by being named to the Fall Stars Game.

Finally, on May 23, 2023, Bobby made his long-awaited MLB debut for the Los Angeles Dodgers. 

Relationship & Girlfriend

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Bobby Miller is reported to be in a relationship with Natalie Loureda, a martial artist and the younger sister of WWE wrestler Valerie Loureda.

Although they haven’t publicly confirmed their relationship, comments and social media interactions suggest they have been together since December 2022.

Natalie is of Cuban origin and has represented the United States in taekwondo, winning awards and medals in various championships.

She made her kickboxing debut in March 2023 and has succeeded in the sport.

Natalie Loureda Reps Dodgers As She Attends The Dodgers Stadium To Watch The Game Against Padres
Natalie Loureda (Source: Instagram)

While there are no photos of them together, their comments on each other’s social media posts indicate their romantic involvement.

Further, Bobby’s mother has also shown support for Natalie.

Interesting Facts

  • Growing up, Bobby looked up to other famous baseball players like Jose Altuve, Mike Trout, and Javier Baez, drawing inspiration from their success.
  • In the 2017 MLB draft, Bobby was selected by the Baltimore Orioles in the 38th round. However, he decided not to sign with them and instead pursued higher education.
  • He carried a no-hitter into the ninth inning against East Carolina in the 2019 NCAA Super Regional, leading Louisville to the College World Series. 

Net Worth and Contract

Bobby Miller’s net worth is estimated to be about $3- $5 million. 

The player signed a one-year contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers. The contract is worth $720,000, with the full amount guaranteed. This results in an average annual salary of $720,000.

For the 2023 season, Bobby’s base salary is set at $720,000, and his total salary for the year remains at $720,000. However, there is an adjustment made to his salary, and his adjusted salary with the Dodgers is listed as $507,101.

The player had previously signed a contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers for a $2.2 million signing bonus in 2020. 

Frequently Asked Questions

What are Bobby Miller's pitches, and how fast can he throw?

He has a four-pitch mix that includes a fastball, a slider, a changeup, and a curveball 3. His fastball can reach 98 mph, while his slider is his best secondary pitch.

What is his jersey number?

Bobby wears number 70 for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Likewise, the player wore number 15 for the Louisville Cardinals in college and number 10 for the Great Lakes Loons.

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