• Brianna Hammonds is the wife of American professional baseball player Markus Lynn ‘Mookie’ Betts
• She was born in Nashville, Tennessee and attended John Overton High School
• She and Mookie have been together since she was 15 and he was 17
• They married in December 2021 and have a daughter together
• Brianna enjoys animals, swimming and going yachting; Mookie is a successful bowler and was nicknamed 'Mookie' after a former professional basketball player
Who is Brianna Hammonds?
American celebrity wife Brianna Michelle Hammonds was born in Nashville, Tennessee USA, on 7 August 1994, making her zodiac sign Leo. She’s probably only known for being the wife of Markus Lynn ‘Mookie’ Betts, a famous American professional baseball player.
Education and early life
Brianna was raised in Nashville by her mother and father about whom she hasn’t shared a lot, as she respects their privacy; it’s believed that they are both working in the real estate field, although this hasn’t been confirmed. Brianna hasn’t mentioned having siblings, but it’s believed that she was raised alongside two sisters.
She attended John Overton High School in Nashville, and it was during her four years there that she met Markus and began dating him; Brianna was also highly sporting during her teenage years, as she enjoyed playing volleyball, tennis and soccer with her peers.
She matriculated in 2012, and then found work to financially support herself, thus not enrolling at college.
Brianna hasn’t shared a lot about her career, and it’s believed that she’s today focused on raising her and Mookie’s daughter, and doesn’t have a job.
Love life and marriage with Mookie Betts
Brianna and Mookie were introduced by a mutual friend when she was 15 and he was 17 years old, and they’ve been together since then.
Brianna could often have been seen attending Mookie’s baseball games and providing support, and Mookie’s fans were wondering when the two would be exchanging vows. In November 2018, Brianna gave birth to their daughter Kynlee Ivory Betts, and she and Mookie revealed in January 2021 that they’d become engaged; they married in Palos Verdes, California on 1 December 2021, in a large ceremony attended by many of their family members and friends.
💙 Mookie engaged to his middle school sweetheart and girlfriend of 15 years, Brianna Hammonds 💍 🥺LOVE YOU @mookiebetts
The family of three’s today living in Franklin, Tennessee.
It’s widely believed that Brianna hasn’t dated any men but Mookie, to whom she’s married as of November 2022, and they have a daughter together.
Interesting facts and hobbies
Brianna isn’t active on Instagram, and some of Mookie’s fans believe that he doesn’t allow his wife to use social media networks, but this hasn’t been confirmed.
She’s physically active and occasionally works out at the gym together with her husband, but mostly exercises at home, so that she’s there for her daughter.
Brianna’s a lover of animals, and volunteered at a local animal shelter during her teenage years; some of her favorites are elephants, koalas and pandas.
Her favorite season is summer, as Brianna enjoys going yachting and swimming in the ocean.
Her favorite actresses are Olivia Colman and Meryl Streep, while some of her favorite movies include “The Lost Daughter”, “My Favourite” and “Them That Follow”.
Height, eyes and wealth
Brianna’s age is 28. She has brown eyes and long black hair, her weight is about 120lbs (55kgs) and she’s 5ft 3ins (1.6m) tall.
Brianna doesn’t seem to have her own independent net worth as of November 2022, while her husband Mookie’s net worth’s been estimated at over $50 million.
Mookie Betts Engaged to Girlfriend of 15 Years Brianna Hammonds: 'Putting a Ring on My MVP' https://t.co/G7C7cAIQVe
— People (@people) January 8, 2021
Who is Brianna’s husband Mookie?
Markus Lynn ‘Mookie’ Betts was born in Smyrna, Tennessee, on 7 October 1992, meaning that his zodiac sign’s Libra. He’s currently playing for the Major League Baseball’s (MLB) Los Angeles Dodgers, but is perhaps best known for the time that he spent playing for the Boston Red Sox- while playing for the Red Sox in 2018, Mookie became the first baseball player in MLB history to win the World Series, batting title, Gold Globe, Silver Slugger and the Most Valuable Player (MVP) Award in a single season.
Mookie began playing baseball and basketball while attending John Overton High School, and in November 2010 signed a letter of commitment, promising to enroll at University of Tennessee on a baseball scholarship upon matriculating; he had also been offered scholarships by the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Mississippi State University, and Vanderbilt University.
Mookie was allowed to quit college in 2011, and though he’d signed a letter of commitment, he actually signed with the Boston Red Sox following the 2011 MLB draft; he only gained recognition in 2013, when named to the South Atlantic League All-Star Game.
In July 2013, he was named both Breakout Player of the Year and Offensive Player of the Year, and the following year saw him progress from the minor to the major league, playing his first MLB game on 29 June 2014, when the Rex Sox faced the New York Yankees.
Mookie hit his first MLB home run on 6 April 2015, and was named Player of the Week on 21 June 2015.
He was named to his first MLB All-Star Game in 2016, and Player of the Month in July of the same year; he injured his knee in 2016, and had to undergo surgery in November. but Mookie was once again named to the All-Star Game in 2017, and won his second Gold Glove Award in a row. His 2018 season is the best of his career, achieving the aforementioned record.
Following the 2019 season, after he had won his fourth Gold Glove and third Silver Slugger, Mookie was traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers, on 10 February 2020, signing a 12-year $365 million worth contract with the Dodgers.
He was named to the National League All-Star Team in 2021, and the 2022 season saw him play 142 games with the Dodgers.
Mookie’s also a successful bowler, and he began bowling at a quite an early age; the year 2010 saw him named the Tennessee Boys Bowler of the Year, having set multiple records at his high school. In both 2015 and 2017, he competed in the Professional Bowlers Association’s (PBA) World Series of Bowling, and the year 2019 saw him win the CP3 PBA Celebrity Invitational.
His parents nicknamed him ‘Mookie’ because they were huge fans of the American former professional basketball player Daron Oshay ‘Mookie’ Blaylock.