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Jessica Mendoza Bio, Age, Net Worth 2022, Salary, Husband, Kids

Jessica Mendoza Bio, Age, Net Worth 2022, Salary, Husband, Kids

Facts of Jessica Mendoza

Full Name:Jessica Mendoza
Birth Date:November 11, 1980
Age:43 years
Profession:Former Softball Player, Sports Broadcaster
Country:United States
Height: 5 feet 9 inches (1.75m)
HusbandAdam Burks
MarriedAdam Burks (2006)
Net Worth$2 million
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBrown
Birth PlaceCamarillo, California
EducationStanford University
FatherGil Mandoza
MotherKaren Mendoza
KidsCaleb Ashton Burks, Caden Adam Burks
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Jessica Mendoza is a well-known former American softball player who is currently a sports broadcaster for ESPN.

Early Life of Mendoza

Jessica Mendoza was born on November 11, 1980, in Camarillo, California, US. As of 2019, she is 39 years old and her birth sign is Scorpio. Her father’s name is Gil Mendoza and her mother’s name is Karen Mendoza. Jessica also has one brother, Walt, and two sisters, Elena and Alana. Her father played football for 4 years at Fresno State University.

Education and University

Her nationality is American and belongs to the Mexican descent ethnicity. Mendoza attended Adolfo Camarillo High School, where she became the Los Angeles Times Player of the Year in 1998. She was also the MVP of the school’s basketball team during her junior and senior years. She graduated from Stanford with a Master’s Degree in Social Sciences and Education.

What is Jessica Mendoza Net Worth and Salary?

Presently, Jessica Mendoza enjoys an impressive amount of net worth which is over $2 million as of 2022. Furthermore, she earns $22,100 per month and her annual salary is $266,000.

As she is currently working as the Sportscaster for ESPN, her net worth is quite enough for her to maintain a lavish lifestyle in a luxurious way. Well, as per some sources, the average salary for ESPN reporters is over $80,000. Therefore, she also earns in a similar manner.

However, there is no information about her car, house, and other expensive material. As she is still engaging in her career, she will earn more in the future.

Who is Jessica Mendoza Married to?

She is a married woman. She married Adam Burks who is a Civil Engineer and a former U.S. Marine and worked in Operations Desert Storm in Iraq. Actually, she met him at a wedding in Southern California in 2004. She began to fall in love at first sight with Adam Burks. After that, they started meeting each other a couple of times and their love for each other grew stronger, and eventually started dating each other.

Jessica Mendoza with her family
Caption: Jessica Mendoza with her family

Moreover, being in 2 years of relationship, the lovely couple finally has their married in 2006. They welcomed two sons named Caleb Ashton Burks (2009) and Caden Adam Burks (2013). Presently, they are living happily together with their children.

Awards and achievements

She has achieved a lot in her career. She had received Olympic gold and silver medal in 2004 and 2008 respectively. On March 8, she was named National Fastpitch Coaches Association “Player of The Week” after hitting 631 with 11 RBIs. In 2010, she was NPF champion with USSSA Pride and again three-time World cup champion, She has become two times Pan American Games gold medalist.

Additionally, in 2008, she received the Women’s Sports Foundation Sportswoman of the Year award. Jessica holds the Co-chair of the Women’s Sports Foundation Athlete Advisory Panel post and is also the Women’s Sports Foundation Past President.

She was the Stanford Athlete of the Year three times. She became Pac Player of the Week three times. Jessica was also the top 25 finalists for USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year, and the Speedline Invitational Tournament MVP.

How tall is Jessica Mendoza?

She has a fit body with a standard height of 5 feet 9 inches with a height of 66 kg. Her body measurement is 33-24-33 inches. Similarly, her hair color is brown and her eye color is dark brown.

Jessica Mendoza
Caption: Jessica Mendoza, Softball Player(Photo: Zimbio)


  • She started her career as a 1999 First Team All-American and All-Pac-10 honoree.
  • She was named conference “Newcomer of The Year” and she earned recognition in her start.
  • On March 6, 1999, she defeated Illinois State and built her game career.
  • She became “Player of The Year” and broke her own record for batting average with a then-school and career-best.
  • She also recorded for hits, home runs, doubles, slugging, and stolen bases, with the top-10 rank for a season at Stanford.
  • Mendoza went on a school-record 19 consecutive games hit streak from February 29 through March 22, 2000.
  • She scored 561 and has been accompanied by 15 RBIs, 4 home runs, doubles, and base on balls.
  • From that game, she earned NFCA “Player of the Week” recognition.
  • There she scored 461 (12/26) with 4 RBIs, three home runs, a double, three walks, and a .846 slugging.
Jessica Mendoza, Softball Player
Caption: Jessica Mendoza, Softball Player
  • Mendoza had also helped lead Stanford to their first-ever Women’s College World Series appearance.
  • The outfielder, however, was named to the All-Tournament Team for hitting .250 with an RBI and a double to her credit. It was her only appearance in the series.
  • In the final season, Mendoza was invited for First Team citations by both conference and the NCAA.
  • Receiving her fourth straight honor from the NCAA, Mendoza joined the elite company and became the only fifth player to accomplish the feat then.
  • The same year she ranked top-10 in almost every other category.