Meet Julianna Zobrist
Julianna Zobrist is the lovely wife of MLB player, Ben Zobrist. Her 35-year-old hubby, currently an infielder for the Chicago Cubs. He also played with the Kansas City Royals, the Tampa Bays Rays,
Ben spent the first nine years of his career with the Tampa Bay Rays, prior of being traded to the Oakland A’s in January. By late July he was traded to the Royals.
World Series and Chicago
After winning the 2015 MLB World Series with the Royals he agreed to a 4-year, $56 million contract with the Chicago Cubs, his new coach Joe Maddon gave him the nickname Zorilla.
Julianna Zobrist might not be as famous as her man. but she sure a light of her own. After all the lovely Julianna Zobrist is a pop Christian music singer She sang the national anthem before Game 1 of the ALDS in 2015, in case you missed it.
Mrs. Zobrist is very active on social media, she keeps her and her hubby’s life on the road, well documented. By now, over a decade into their marriage, she’s well, very used, to it. In fact, she wouldn’t know it any other way.
After they married, Ben was traveling in the Astros’ minor-league system. The couple drove from city to city in a Chevy Malibu. Now, they still make it work, by having a couple of rules. One that includes never spend more than six days apart.
Wife and mother
Julianna has always wanted to make music, but her hubby’s career and becoming a mother, changed up her view on life and now says
“My biggest aspiration now is to be able to make music but while keeping our family together,” “I’ve had to say no to a lot of things — touring, shows around the country, record deals. It’s not worth it in the end for my family or my relationship with my family to suffer because I want a career.”
However, slowly but surely, she has dedicated time to her passion. She has released three albums and her newest single, “The Dawn,” is Ben’s walk-up song as he comes to the plate.
Julianna and her hubby have a joint website. According to the Zobrists, Julianna Zobrist was raised in a family of eight. Her father is a pastor of an evangelical church in Iowa. She describes her childhood doing a lot of “church things.”
Julianna Zobrist Biography
Julianna was born Julianna Joy Gilmore, on October 5, 1984 in Orlando Florida. She is the daughter of the daughter of Cheryl Gilmore (née Kauk) and Pastor Jeff; also the proud parents of Julianna’ siblings Liz, Rosie, Jeffrey Paul, Caroline and Jonathan.
She was seven, when her family relocated to Iowa City, Iowa at Parkview Church where she attended at Heritage Christian Schoo and Iowa City High School. After High school she moved to Tennessee.
Julianna graduated in 2007 from Belmont University with a baccalaureate in commercial voice. Her first steps as a singer started a year after graduation.
The Tree, her extended play was released on January 8, 2008; followed by Say It Now on April 17, 2012. Her first studio album, Shatterproof was released on July 1st, 2016.
Julianna and Ben
Ben and Julianna Zobrist started dating in 2001, they got married in December, 2005. Together they have three lovely children, one son and two beautiful daughters.
Julianna first gave birth to their son Zion Benjamin on February 1, 2009, her second child , daughter Kruse Allegra, was born on September 19, 2011 and little Blaise Royal, who was born on November 6, 2015.
You can find her on Twitter here.
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