What is Cole Tucker's net worth? MLB star confirms he's dating Vanessa Hudgens

Bruno Cooke January 10, 2021
What is Cole Tucker's net worth? MLB star confirms he's dating Vanessa Hudgens
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Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Cole Tucker is officially “girlfriend and boyfriend” with High School Musical star Vanessa Hudgens. What is Cole Tucker’s net worth in 2021?

What is Cole Tucker’s net worth in 2021?

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According to The Squander, Cole Tucker’s net worth in 2020 was between $3 and $4 million. This was up from just $2 million in 2018. However, this is an estimate and may be inaccurate.

For example, when he signed with the Gulf Coast League Pirates, he reportedly received a signing bonus of $1.8 million.

Meanwhile, Married Biography estimates his salary to be around $575 thousand per year.

Who is Cole Tucker?

Born in 1996 to an African American father and white mother, Cole Tucker found sporting success aged just 18. In 2014, he signed with the Gulf Coast League Pirates.

Later, he made his Major League Baseball debut in 2019, playing as shortstop and outfielder for the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Recognisable for his “dark, curly locks”, Tucker is reportedly an affable, energetic player with an “outsized personality”. In an interview with The Athletic, he said that his hair had “become [his] thing”.

Who is Cole Tucker dating in 2021? Vanessa Hudgens

E! reported yesterday that Cole Tucker and Vanessa Hudgens are “officially exclusive” after ringing in 2021 together. An insider described the pair as “boyfriend and girlfriend”.

They allegedly enjoyed a “romantic dinner outside under the stars”.

Hudgens previously alluded to a burgeoning romance with an Instagram post captioned coyly: “Date night”. 

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Bruno Cooke has been a freelance journalist since 2019, primarily with GRV Media. He was an early contributor to The Focus, and has written for HITC, Groundviews and the Sheffield University newspaper – he earned his MA in Global Journalism there in 2021. He’s the Spoken Word Poetry Editor for The Friday Poem, and self-published his debut novel Reveries in 2019, which his mum called both a “fine read” and “excellent Christmas present”. Bruno has lived in China, Sri Lanka and the Philippines and likes, among other things: bicycle touring, black and white Japanese films, pub quizzes, fermentation and baklava. In 2023, Bruno will set off with his partner on a round-the-world cycle.