Cutter Dykstra Bio: Early Life, Net Worth, Career & Personal Life

Cutter Dykstra is a young man who followed his father’s footsteps and became a baseball player. At a very early age, he has managed to gain some fame as well. Likewise, in a brief period, he got the opportunity to join the 2008 MLB Amateur draft.

Since joining MLB is a dream of many baseball players, Dykstra getting this opportunity soon deserves recognition and praise.

Cutter Dykstra, from a very early age, loved sports. Indeed, his father is his great inspiration, and he always wants to be like him. However, Dykstra’s father encouraged and supported him in every step.

Despite him being the son of a famous person, he never took things for granted. Indeed, he is hardworking and has made his way to success.

Undoubtedly, Dykstra had a great childhood as he belonged to a well off family. He got a good education and his parents’ support as well.

Cutter Dykstra in Washington Nationals.
Cutter Dykstra in Washington Nationals.

Today, we dive into the life of Cutter Dykstra. Here, we will discuss his childhood, education, family, age, career, personal life, and net worth. But first, let us have an instant glance at quick facts.

Quick Facts

Full NameCutter Dykstra
Birth PlaceManhasset, New York
Birth DateJune 29, 1989
FatherLenny Dykstra
MotherTerri Dykstra
EducationWest Lake High School
MLB Amateur Debut2008
Age31 Years Old
Height5ft. 9 inch
Weight82 kg
Sexual OrientationStraight
UnclesBryan Dykstra, Kevin Dykstra
Hair ColourLight Brown
Eye ColourHazel
Annual Salary$507,500
Marital StatusMarried (Jamie-Lynn Sigler)
ProfessionBaseball Player
Net Worth$1.5 million
PositionsThe second baseman, Third baseman, and outfielder
Social MediaTwitter
MerchAutographed Items
Last Update2021

Cutter Dykstra | Family, Education, Early Life

Cutter Dykstra was born on June 29, 1989, in New York, Manhasset. He was born to Lenny Dykstra (father) and Terri Dykstra (mother). Cutter was born as the middle son to his parents.

While growing up, Cutter, including his brothers, loved sports. Though they loved every sport, their favorite sport was baseball. Three of them spent hours playing baseball with their father.

Cutter ready to play.
Cutter ready to go on the field.

Cutter’s father, Lenny Dykstra, is also a former baseball player. Undoubtedly, Cutter inherited love and passion for baseball from his father. Lenny won the All-Star team three times during his active days.

Cutter’s father and mother separated in 2009 after his mother, Terrie, filed for a divorce. His father and mother ended their 24 years long marriage.

This definitely affected Cutter to some extent, but he managed to keep himself healthy emotionally.

Cutter Dykstra went to West Lake High School. During his high school days, he used to play baseball. Likewise, he even participated in many tournaments from his school and was the best player on the school team.

Dykstra’s life completely changed when he had to choose whether to continue with the study, get the scholarship program, or directly get a chance to be drafted from high school and immediately be a pro baseball player.

Undoubtedly, Cutter chose the second option, which is to become a professional baseball player. After that, in the second round of 2008 MLB, Milwaukee Brewers drafts Cutter. From there, his career started.

Cutter Dykstra | Baseball Career

Cutter got the opportunity to debut in MLB at a very early age. However, he has only played for Minor League Teams.

Therefore, he has played for many teams in his career, including Potomac Nations, Hagerstown Suns, and many more.

On June 14, 2016, the National Class AAA team released Cutter. Even though he is a great player, he hasn’t made his MLB debut yet.

He has only played in the Minor league till now. Though he has played well and achieved a lot in a short time, Cutter has made a career average of .185. Definitely, this is not enough to debut in the Major League.

However, Dykstra has also been awarded various awards for his outstanding performances during his minor league days. In 2012, Cutter received an All-Star organization award while playing from Wahington Nationals in the NL league.

Similarly, again in 2013, the NL League awarded Cutter with the All-Star awards while playing for Washinton Nationals. In 2014, he bagged the Mid-Season All-Star award while playing for the Harrisburg Senators in the EAS League.

Significant events in Dykstra’s career from 2009-2015

  •  Cutter Dykstra was drafted to Helena Brewers on May 16, 2009.
  • Again in 2010, Cutter was drafted to Wisconsin Timber Rattlers from Helena Brewers. Sadly, in August of 2010, Cutter was placed on the seven-day disabled list due to injury.

  • Similarly, in 2011 he was drafted to Milwaukee Brewers but again in 2011, he was recruited to Potomac Nationals as Washington nationals drafted Nyjer Morgan to Milwaukee Brewers.
  • However, in 2012 Dykstra was placed on a disabled list by Hagerstown Suns due to his injury.
  • In 2013, Dykstra was assigned to Potomac Nationals. However, he couldn’t play as he was placed on a disabled list, but later in September 2013, Potomac Nationals activated him from the momentarily dormant list.
  • Cutter was declared as a free agent in November of 2015. In December of 2015, free agent Cutter was signed by Washington Nationals for the Minor League contract.

  • In 2016, Cutter was placed on seven days disabled list retroactive to May 12, 2016, which later ended on May 21, 2016.
  • Lastly, in June of 2016, Cutter was released from Harrisburg Senators.

After Minor League releases Cutter, not much information has been found about Cutter. However, according to sources, Cutter worked in VP, Global Community & Partnership after being released from Harrisburg. He worked there from November 2016 to February 2019 (2 years,4 months)

Currently, he is working as a Chief Business Development Officer. He joined this job in February 2019.

Cutter Dykstra | Career Stats

2015Total 125407931216363855117387.229.323.307.630
2014Total 1013761052136505144855117.279.356.399.755

Cutter Dykstra | Age, Height, Body Measurement

At the time of writing, he is 32 years old. He has hazel eyes and brown hair with a fair complexion. Cutter is 5 ft. 9 inches tall and weighs 82 kg.

He has a good body, and it is undeniable that he has maintained his body really well. As a player, he should always be fit and take care of his diet. Definitely, he has done a great job.

According to Cutter’s birth chart horoscope, he is a Cancer. His horoscope defines him as a nurturing, sensitive, and compassionate person. Undoubtedly, Cutter is a passionate person who loves sports and is dedicated to his work.

Cutter Dykstra | Net Worth

In the short period of his baseball career, he has a net worth of $1.5 million. Definitely, this is a great amount of money for someone to earn at such a young age.

Dykstra’s annual salary is expected to be $507,500. However, not much has been disclosed about his spending behavior and properties.

Cutter Dykstra | Personal Life, Wedding, Kids

Cutter is happily married to Jamie-Lynn Sigler, and they both have 2 kids together. However, Jamie-Lynn is Cutter’s first wife, but Jamie-Lynn divorced her first husband and married Cutter.

Jamie ended her marriage of 3 years in 2006. And after 6 years of her divorce, she met Cutter. They instantly fall for each other and got engaged on 2013, January 28.

And soon after that, in February of 2013, they announce they are expecting a baby. On August 28, 2013, their first son was born. They named him Beau Kyle Dykstra.

Cutter Dykstra Partner
Cutter Dykstra Partner

After 3 years of being engaged, finally, in January of 2016, they got married. The wedding took place in Palm Springs, California. And after 2 years of their marriage, they were blessed with another child in January of 2018.

However, Cutter is living a happy life with his family. He is a family man and enjoys spending time with his family.

Social media Presence

Twitter (@CutterDykstra) : 3395 followers

Some FAQs

Was Cutter sentenced to Jail?

Cutter was not sent to Jail. However his father, Lenny Dykstra served nearly 6 and half a month of a three-year jail. He was arrested for threatening the life of a Uber driver and possession of cocaine and ecstasy.

Is Cutter Retired?

No, Cutter is not officially retired from baseball. However, at present, he no more playing baseball and working as a Chief Business Development Officer. 

What is the Jersey Number of Clutter?

Clutter wears the Jersey Number of 15.

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