Chase Utley - Biography

Last Modified: Oct 20, 2022

Chase Utley
Nick Name: Silver Fox
Profession: Former baseball player
Best Known For: Philadelphia Phillies (baseball team)
Salary: $15 million
Net Worth: $55 million

Personal Details

Born on : December 17, 1978 (age 44)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Chase Cameron Utley
Birth Place: Pasadena, California, USA
Horoscope: Sagittarius
Father's Name: David Utley
Mother's Name: Terrell Utley
Siblings: 1

Taylor Ann Utley (younger sister)

High School: Long Beach Polytechnic High School
University: University of California Los Angeles
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (English, Scottish, Irish, German, Italian, French)
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: January 20, 2007
Wife's Name: Jennifer Cooper
Children: 2

Benjamin Cooper Utley (son)
Maxwell Chase Utley (son)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.85 meter (6 feet 1 inch)
Weight: 91 kg (200.62 lb)
Hair Color: Black/Grey
Eye Color: Blue
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Chase Utley?

Chase Utley is a former baseball player by profession and American by nationality. He was the second baseman for Philadelphia Phillies in Major League Baseball (MLB) for 16 seasons. He also played for Los Angeles Dodgers.

Chase Utley – Bio, Age, Parents, Siblings

Chase Utley’s birth took place on December 17, 1978, in Pasadena, California, USA. He was born Chase Cameron Utley to his mother Terrell Utley and his father David Utley. He is not the only child of his parents and has a sibling- a younger sister named Taylor Ann.

young Chase Utley (Pinterest)

Education, Ethnicity

Utley was educated at Long Beach Polytechnic High School and later at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). His ethnicity includes English, Scottish, Irish, German, Italian, and French.

Chase Utley – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

Chase Utley married his longtime girlfriend Jennifer Cooper on 20 January 2007. They had met while they were undergrads at UCLA. He and his wife have two children together – sons Benjamin Cooper Utley (born 2 December 2011) and Maxwell Chase Utley (born October 4, 2014). The couple is living happily without rumors of extra-marital affairs or divorce.

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Chase Utley, Jennifer Cooper (Zimbio)

Chase Utley – Career

Early career

Chase Utley played baseball from school through college. At UCLA he played for the UCLA Bruins. He was drafted in the 1997 Major League Baseball draft by the Los Angeles Dodgers with the 76th pick but turned down the offer to attend UCLA. While at UCLA, he also played in the Cape Cod Baseball League for the Cotuit Kettleers.

In the 2000 amateur draft, Chase Utley was drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 15th pick of the first round.

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Utley’s MLB debut was on April 4, 2003, as a pinch hitter against the Pittsburgh Pirates. He was the co-recipient of the 2005 Mike Schmidt Most Valuable Player Award. He played for the  Philadelphia Phillies until the 2015 season.

In June 2015 Chase Utley was placed on the 15-day disabled list due to right ankle inflammation and returned to the field on July 7.

Chase Utley was traded to Los Angeles Dodgers on August 19, 2015, and played the rest of the season for the Dodgers. In December 2015 he re-signed with the Dodgers on a one-year, $7 million, contract and renewed a one-year, $2 million in February 2017.

The next year in 2018, Chase Utley re-signed with the Dodgers for two years and $2 million. In July 2018 he announced his intention to retire after the 2018 season.

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Chase Utley (Philadelphia Inquirer)

Chase Utley – Net Worth, Salary

His net worth is estimated to be over $55 million while his annual salary is revealed to be $15 million.

Chase Utley – Facebook, Twitter, Instagram

On social media, he is active on Facebook and Instagram with over 150k and 235k followers respectively. However, he seems to be absent from Twitter.

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