Gerrit Cole Wife: Who is Amy Cole? How Did They Meet?

Gerrit Cole has been married to Amy Cole since 2016.

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Gerrit Cole is widely considered one of the greatest pitchers not only in the Yankees’ history but also in the MLB. He is Amy first met during their college days, long before his professional debut.

Amy Cole and Amy tightened the knot in 2016 just before Cole’s signing with the Yankees. After his move to the Yankees, Amy announced her pregnancy. They welcomed their first child a son, Caden Gerrit Cole, on June 30, 2020.

Where Did They Meet?

The pair of lovebirds meet during their college days. They had been long together before their marriage. They both were athletes at UCLA.

“I remember thinking she was the prettiest girl I had ever met and I wanted to get to know her,” Gerrit later told Inside Weddings. She further said “I was moving into my new apartment, and Gerrit drove an hour and a half after a wedding just to help me move. My mom was there with me, and he showed up with a bouquet of flowers for her birthday”

Amy Cole Family

Amy belongs to an athletic family. Her younger sister Jenna Crawford was a softball player for Bruins. The sisters had been head-to-head on the field in 2009.

Amy’s brother Brandon Crawford played as a shortstop for the San Francisco Giants since 2011. She is now a retired athlete but she loves to watch her father’s match and support him.

Definitely, baseball played an important role in their love story, they met because of being athletes. Amy’s brother and Gerrit Cole played in the same team in the 2015 all-star game.

 

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They Married in 2016

The loving pair finally decide to tighten the knot. The couple couple exchanged vows on Nov. 12, 2016, at The Ritz-Carlton in Santa Barbara, California. The ceremony was private, only close friends and family members were invited.

We wanted our wedding to be personal and intimate,” Amy said of their nuptials.

I remember watching friends and family members from all different paths of our lives enjoying one another, laughing, singing, and tearing up the dance floor,” she recalled. “I’ll never forget how special that was to take in.”

Amy Cole is a Mom of Two

After Gerrit Cole’s move to the New York Yankees, Amy announced her pregnancy. On June 30, 2020, the couple welcomed their first child a son Caden Gerrit Cole. Cole told a reporter “He’s a good mix of his dad and his mom. He’s absolutely adorable. He’s got big blue eyes and gosh, I just can’t stop staring at him”.

Amy and Gerrit welcomed their second child, Everett Cole, on January 2, 2023.

Charity Work

Both Amy and Gerrit are great souls who found the happiness of their lives in helping others. They have founded the Gerrit and Amy Cole Foundation for this purpose. The mission of the foundation is to improve the standard of living for children across the country. Both of them have been hosting charity events for the mission of their lives.

 

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