Justin Verlander Brother Ben Verlander: Age Gap And Family Tree

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The New York Mets pitcher Justin Verlander has a younger brother named Ben, who is also active in baseball.

Ben, who had previously played in the minor leagues, has since shifted his career focus to the media industry and is now working as an analyst.

The younger brother often takes to social media to extend his congratulations and celebrate his brothers’ achievements and successes.

American Professional Baseball Pitcher Justin Verlander
American Professional Baseball Pitcher Justin Verlander (Source: Instagram)

The Detroit Tigers drafted Justin Verlander as the second overall pick of the 2004 MLB draft, marking the start of his successful career.

He played for the Tigers for twelve seasons (2005-2017) before agreeing a deal with the Houston Astros.

The Virginia-born player won the World Series twice in 2017 and 2022 with the Astros.

Currently, he is playing for the New York Mets in Major League Baseball.

Throughout his career, he has been named to the All-Star game nine times and has been selected for the All-MLB first team twice.

Furthermore, he has won AL wins leader four times, AL Era leader two times, and AL strikeout leader five times.

Justin Verlander Brother Ben Verlander: Age Gap & Family Tree

The baseball pitcher Justin Verlander was born on February 20, 1983, to parents Kathy and Richard Verlander.

He grew up alongside his younger brother Ben Verlander. The Verlander brothers share an age gap of nearly nine years, as Ben was born on January 31, 1992.

Ben followed in his brother’s footsteps as he played for Goochland High School and collegiate baseball at Old Dominion University.

Ben Verlander With His Girlfriend Pamela
Ben Verlander With His Girlfriend Pamela (Source: Instagram)

The Detroit Tigers then drafted Ben in the 14th round of the 2013 MLB draft, and he spent five seasons in the minors with the Tigers from 2013 to 2017.

Unfortunately, he did not get a chance to make an appearance in Major League Baseball.

After his minor league career, he transitioned to the media and currently works as an MLB analyst for Fox Sports.

In addition to that, he hosts a podcast called “Flippin’ Bats.”

On a personal note, he is currently in a relationship with Pamela, a Twitch streamer. She is a former professional cheerleader who turned full-time gamer.

Justin Verlander Wife, Kate Upton

In early 2014, Justin Verlander began dating American model and actress Kate Upton. Two years later, in 2016, the couple got engaged.

On November 4, 2017, just two days after Ben won the World Series with the Astros, they tied the knot in a medieval church in Tuscany, Italy, overlooking the Montalcino Valley.

Justin Verlander With His Wife Kate & Daughter Genevieve
Justin Verlander With His Wife Kate & Daughter Genevieve (Source: Instagram)

The couple announced that Kate was pregnant with their first child on July 13, 2018.

Later that year, on November 7, 2018, they welcomed their adorable daughter, Genevieve Upton Verlander.

Prajwal Prasain
Prajwal Prasain

Prajwal Prasain

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