Kyle Hendricks - Biography

Last Modified: Oct 24, 2022

Kyle Hendricks
Nick Name: The Professor
Profession: Baseball player
Best Known For: Chicago Cubs (baseball team)
Salary: $71.4 million
Net Worth: $5 million

Personal Details

Born on : December 7, 1989 (age 33)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Kyle Christian Hendricks
Birth Place: Newport Beach, California, USA
Horoscope: Sagittarius
Father's Name: John Hendricks
Mother's Name: Ann Marie Hendricks
Siblings: 1

Tori Hendricks (younger sister)

High School: Capistrano Valley High School
University: Dartmouth College
Ethnicity: Caucasian
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: November 18, 2017
Wife's Name: Emma Cain

Body Measurements

Height: 1.90 meter (6 feet 3 inch)
Weight: 86 kg (189.60 lb)
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Kyle Hendricks?

Kyle Hendricks is a baseball player by profession and American by nationality. He is a baseball pitcher for the Chicago Cubs of Major League Baseball (MLB).

Kyle Hendricks – Bio, Age, Parents, Siblings

Kyle Hendricks’ birth took place on December 7, 1989, in Newport Beach, California, USA. He was born Kyle Christian Hendricks to his mother Ann Marie Hendricks, a medical-management consultant, and his father John Hendricks, a golf pro. 

He is not the only child of his parents and has a younger sibling, sister Tori Hendricks.

Kyle Hendricks with his younger sister (Twitter)

Education, Ethnicity

For education, he attended Capistrano Valley High School. After graduation, he attended Dartmouth College. He received his bachelor's degree in economics in December 2013.

His ethnicity is Caucasian.

Kyle Hendricks – Girlfriend, Wife, Children

Kyle Hendricks proposed to his longtime girlfriend Emma Cain in 2015. Cain is also an athlete and a nursing graduate and they had been dating since 2012. The couple married on 18 November 2017. Hendricks and his wife are yet to share the news of pregnancy or childbirth.

Kyle Hendricks, Emma Cain in 2014 (Twitter)

Kyle Hendricks – Career

Early Career

Hendricks began playing baseball at a young age, After completing high school, he was drafted by the Los Angeles Angels in the 39th round of the 2008 MLB draft. However, he did not sign up and chose to attend Dartmouth College.

At college, Kyle Hendricks played college baseball for Dartmouth Big Green.

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Professional Games

In the 2011 MLB draft, Hendricks was selected by the Texas Rangers. With the Rangers, he played with Spokane Indians of the Class A-Short Season Northwest League. He also played minor leagues with Tennessee Smokies, Iowa Cubs, etc.

With the Chicago Cubs, Kyle Hendricks made his Major League Baseball debut on July 10, 2014. With the team, from 2014 to 2019, he has played against Cincinnati Reds, San Diego Padres, St. Louis Cardinals, Cleveland Indians, and Colorado Rockies, among others.

Kyle Hendricks – Awards, Titles

Over the years Kyle Hendricks has been named minor league pitcher of the year (2013), PCL's Pitcher of the Week (May 12-18, 2014), and National League Rookie of the Month (Aug 2014), among others.

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Kyle Hendricks (NBC Sports)

Kyle Hendricks – Net Worth, Salary

His net worth is yet to be estimated to be around $5 million. 

In March 2019 it was reported that Kyle Hendricks has signed a $55.595 million over four years extension contract with the Chicago Cubs. It also holds a team option for 2024. In the year 2020, his salary jumped to $12 million in 2020 and $14 million in each of the next three seasons.

Kyle Hendricks – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

Currently, Kyle Hendricks is absent from social media sites including Instagram, and Facebook whereas many fan accounts have been opened in his name. He is active on Twitter.

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