Bryce Harper Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Bryce Harper Quick Info
Height 6 ft 3 in
Weight 98 kg
Date of Birth October 16, 1992
Zodiac Sign Libra
Spouse Kayla Varner

Bryce Harper is an American professional baseball player and TV personality, best known for playing as a right fielder for Philadelphia Phillies in Major League Baseball (MLB) starting in 2019. Before that, Bryce played for Washington Nationals for 7 years, making his debut on April 28, 2012, at the age of 19. This made him the youngest position player in an All-Star Game after he was selected for the 2012 All-Star Game. The same year, he also won the National League (NL) Rookie of the Year Award and became the youngest person to do so.

Born Name

Bryce Aron Max Harper

Nick Name

Harp

Bryce Harper during a match as seen in May 2017
Bryce Harper during a match as seen in May 2017 (Keith Allison / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Sun Sign

Libra

Born Place

Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Residence

  • Henderson, Nevada, United States
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Nationality

American

 

Education

Bryce attended Las Vegas High School in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. He earned his General Educational Development (GED) degree in October 2009.

In 2010, he enrolled in the College of Southern Nevada in Clark County, Nevada, United States.

Occupation

Professional Baseball Player, TV Personality

Family

  • Father – Ron Harper (Ironworker in Las Vegas)
  • Mother – Sherilyn Harper
  • Siblings – Bryan Harper (Older Brother) (Professional Baseball Player, Pitcher for Washington Nationals)
  • Others – James Wesley Brooks, Jr. (Maternal Grandfather), Joan L. Duncan (Maternal Grandmother), James Wesley Brooks (Maternal Great-Grandfather), James Stanley Duncan (Maternal Great-Grandfather), Louie Barkdull Duncan (Maternal Great-Grandmother)

Manager

Bryce Harper is represented by Gabe Kapler/Philadelphia Phillies (Manager) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

Position

Right Fielder

Shirt Number

3 – Philadelphia Phillies

Batting

Left-Handed

Ball Throw

Right-Handed

Build

Athletic

Height

6 ft 3 in or 190.5 cm

Weight

98 kg or 216 lbs

Bryce Harper and Kayla Varner in a selfie in November 2019
Bryce Harper and Kayla Varner in a selfie in November 2019 (Bryce Harper / Instagram)

Girlfriend / Spouse

Bryce Harper has dated –

  1. Nina Agdal (2015) – In 2015, he dated a Danish supermodel, Nina Agdal. In August 2015, news surfaced that she left him for Mike Trout, a fellow baseball player in the MLB playing for Los Angeles Angels.
  2. Kayla Varner (2009-2014, 2016-Present) – Bryce met Kayla during high school and the two began dating at some point. The couple had serious intentions, got engaged in 2014 and were scheduled to be married in January 2015, which did not take place as they split. A year and a half later, it was Kayla that announced the couple reconciled and were re-engaged. On December 16, 2016, the couple got married at the San Diego California Temple. On April 1, 2019, Bryce announced that they were expecting a child. Their son was born on August 22, 2019. Bryce’s favorite hockey team in the NHL, Vegas Golden Knights, gifted his son a personalized jersey after birth.

Race / Ethnicity

White

He is primarily of English and Scottish descent but also has some Swedish ancestry.

Hair Color

Light Brown

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Bryce Harper as seen in May 2015
Bryce Harper as seen in May 2015 (Johnmaxmena2 / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Distinctive Features

  • Towering height
  • Masculine, rugged looks
  • Protruding ears

Brand Endorsements

Bryce Harper has endorsed brands such as

  • Stitched Life
  • MusclePharm
  • Blind Barber

He has appeared in TV commercials for –

  • Toyota Tundra (2013)
  • GEICO (2014)
  • T Mobile (2017)

Religion

He attends the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saint (Church of Mormon).

Bryce Harper Favorite Things

  • Hockey Team – Vegas Golden Knights

SourceWikipedia

Bryce Harper in Philadelphia as seen in April 2019
Bryce Harper in Philadelphia as seen in April 2019 (Tom Wolf / Flickr / CC BY-2.0)

Bryce Harper Facts

  1. He was the winner of the 2010 Golden Spikes Award. It is given to the best amateur baseball player in the United States.
  2. After he was chosen as the first overall selection in the 2010 Major League Baseball draft by Washington Nationals, he had to switch positions from catcher to outfielder. His contract was worth $9.9 million for a period of 5 years with a $6.25 million signing bonus.
  3. Bryce posed n*ked for ESPN’s The Magazine 2015 Body Issue.
  4. He became the 1st person in the history of MLB who managed to hit 5 home runs in opening games before the age of 25.
  5. Bryce stated that the only reason he learned to bat left-handed is that he wanted to be like his older brother Bryan, who throws left-handed. He also tried to throw left-handed but he was terrible at it, so he settled for his dominant side.

Featured Image by Tom Wolf / Flickr / CC BY-2.0

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