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Who Is Vedrana Heyward? Age, Bio And More On Jason Heyward Wife

By Ankit Karki | October 2, 2022 11:46 AM

Vedrana Heyward is the wife and baby mama of American baseball player Jason Heyward
Vedrana Heyward is the wife and baby mama of American baseball player Jason Heyward( Source : instagram )

Vedrana Heyward is the wife of American baseball player Jason Heyward.

Her husband plays the right fielder for the MLB team, Chicago Cubs. Jason started his professional baseball career after getting drafted by the Atlanta Braves at the age of 20 in 2010. He played five seasons for the team, during which he played a total of 681 games.

Jason transferred to St. Louis Cardinals in 2015 but only played a single season. He was eventually hired by his current team Chicago Cubs in 2016.

Heyward is playing his seventh season with the Cubs in 2022 and has made appearances in over 500 games. Overall, Jason is a baseball veteran with 13 seasons and over 1500 games on his resume.

Further, he is a multi-award-winning athlete with accolades like the 2014 Wilson Defensive Player of the Year Award and the 2015 Wilson Defensive Player of the Year Award. He has also won the Gold Glove in five seasons, i.e. 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017.

Vedrana Heyward's Basic Info

Age30 Years Old
BirthdaySeptember 24
HusbandJason Heyward
ChildrenMessi Heyward [Son]

Who Is Jason Heyward Wife Vedrana Heyward?

Baseball right fielder Jason Heyward's wife Vedrana Heyward is originally from Chicago, Illinois. Before her marriage to Jason, she was known as Vedrana Kocovic but adopted her husband's last name after the wedding.

In addition to being the wife of the famous athlete, Vedrana is also a social activist who is working for the welfare of young women. She has established a community program called Girls on the Diamond in collaboration with her husband's foundation, the Jason Heyward Baseball Academy.

The program is focused on helping young women find their passion and achieve their goals, be it in sports or any other field.

Similarly, Vedrana is also an outspoken political activist. She has, on occasion, talked about the Israel-Palestine conflict as a pro-Palestine supporter and even faced backlash for criticizing Israel. 

Regarding her presence on social media, Heyward's fame & influence is swiftly growing on Instagram. She has already amassed a fanbase of over 3400 followers on Instagram, where she mostly shares updates on her personal life and family. 

Vedrana Heyward is the founder of Girls on the Diamond which helps young girls find their passion in life
Vedrana Heyward is the founder of Girls on the Diamond which helps young girls find their passion in life ( Source : instagram )

How Old Is Vedrana Heyward? Age Difference With Husband Jason

Vedrana Heyward is reportedly 30 years old. 

She was born in Chicago, Illinois, and recently celebrated her 30th birthday on September 24.

Vedrana is three years younger than her husband Jason, who was born in Ridgewood, New Jersey, on August 9, 1989.

The couple got married in March 2021 after years of dating. Although Vedrana's dating history remains undisclosed, the baseball player was previously engaged to a woman named Grace Heller. The former duo was engaged to be married but, unfortunately, broke up in 2017.

Vedrana Heyward and Jason Heyward got married in 2021 after dating for a while
Vedrana Heyward and Jason Heyward got married in 2021 after dating for a while ( Source : instagram )

Meet Jason Heyward And Vedrana Heyward Baby Boy

Jason and Vedrana Heyward are proud parents to a baby named Messi Heyward. 

The couple welcomed their infant son in March 2022, nearly a year after their wedding. 

The new parents have incredibly excited by the arrival of the newest member of the family. Even before the birth, the couple regularly shared updates on Vedrana's pregnancy.

Likewise, the baby boy has already attended his father's game and even took his first flight in June, less than three months after his birth.  

Meanwhile, the couple has not revealed if the baby's name, i.e. Messi, was inspired by the name of the famous soccer player or not. 

Vedrana Heyward and husband Jason Heyward welcomed their baby boy Messi Heyward in March 2022
Vedrana Heyward and husband Jason Heyward welcomed their baby boy Messi Heyward in March 2022 ( Source : instagram )

What Is Vedrana Heyward Net Worth?

Vedrana Heyward lives a luxurious life brought by the fortune accumulated by her husband Jason Heyward.

The baseball star currently has a net worth amounting to $50 million as of 2022. Further, Jason has an annual salary of nearly $21.5 million.

Recently, there have been rumors that the Chicago Cubs are planning to release the right fielder in 2023. But, even if the team goes forward with the release, Jason will still be paid $22 million under the contract.