John Kruk is an American former professional MLB player currently working as a color commentator on NBC Sports Philadelphia for the Phillies.
Kruk has also secured acting roles in both television and film including American Pastime and The Fan. Before joining NBC, John was working for the Phillies on ESPN as a color analyst
John Kruk Age
John Kruk was born in Charleston, West Virginia, in the United States on February 9, 1961. He is 62 years old.
John Kruk Height
Kruk possesses a height of 5 ft 10 inches ( approx 1.78m ).
John Kruk Education
He attended Keyser High School and earned his high school Diploma. John later joined Potomac State College before proceeding to Allegany Community College. While schooling at Allegany, Kruk played for Steve Bazarnic, Junior College Hall of Fame Coach.
John Kruk Family
John was born in Charleston, West Charleston, West VA, in the United States to his caring parents Francis J. Moe and Sarah O. Furthermore, Kruk was raised along with his three handsome older brother Larry, Thomas, and Joe.
John Kruk Wife
On December 20, 2000, He got married to his wife Melissa McLoughlin. His wife is the former Miss New Jersey(1999).
Additionally, the couple met in 1999 through a set-up date by Mitch Williams his former teammate,. Furthermore, the duo has been blessed with two amazing children Keira, and Kyle.
Moreso, He has also accredited his wife Melissa for saving him from alcoholism. However, this is not the first time that Kruk has been married.
In 1991, He was previously married to his first wife Jamie Heeter. Unfortunately, their marriage union was dissolved through a divorce in 1998.
John Kruk Salary
John’s annual salary is $100,000 per year. This is according to Phillie’s anchors’ and reporters’ salaries.
John Kruk Net Worth
Kruk has an approximate net worth of $15 million.
John Kruk Career
He is currently working for the Phillies on NBC as a color commentator. Before joining the Phillies, John was working for ESPN as a baseball analyst.
Apart from working as a broadcaster for the Phillies, Kruk also served as a coach during the 2001 season within a year coaching the Reading Phillies of the Class AA Eastern League.
Not only has Kruk broadcasted for the Phillies but also he played in the Major Baseball league for the Philadelphia Phillies between 1989 to 1994.
During his tenure as a baseball player for the Phillies, Jon was diagnosed with testicular cancer after a pickoff throw from his teammate Mitch Williams which hit his groin region breaking his protective cup in 1994.