Kim Ng Biography
Kim Ng (born; Kimberly J. Ng) is an executive in Major League Baseball serving as the general manager of the Miami Marlins. She is the first woman to serve as general manager of a team in the Big Four leagues in North America and the first person of Asian descent to serve as general manager of an MLB team.
Kim Ng Age
She was born on November 17, 1986 in Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.
Kim Ng Ethnicity
She belongs to Asian descent.
Kim Ng Nationality
Kim is an American national.
Kim Ng Education
She attended Ridgewood High School in Ridgewood, New Jersey where she played tennis and softball. She later attended the University of Chicago graduating with a B.A. in public policy.
Kim Ng Family
She is the daughter of Jin Ng and Virginia Fong. Her father is a financial analyst, an American of Cantonese descent while her mother was a banker, Thailand-born of Chinese descent.
Kim Ng Husband
Kim is married to Tony Markward, a co-founder of Silas Wines. He previously worked as a public policy consultant and then as a television editor. He later joined food and beverage company, where he invested in a coffee company.
Kim Ng Gay
Ng is not gay, she is married to Tony Markward.
Kim Ng Children
There is no information available on whether Kim has any children.
Kim Ng Baseball – Kim Ng MLB
Ng is the highest-ranking female baseball executive. Her interest in baseball started when she played stickball on the street in Queens and her father taught her about sports. While in college she played softball for four years and was named MVP infielder.
After graduation, she began her career as an intern with the Chicago White Sox and in 1991 she was hired full-time as special projects analyst before being promoted to Assistant Director of Baseball Operations under then-GM Ron Schueler in 1995. In 1995 she became the youngest person, and the first woman, to present a salary arbitration case in the major leagues when she worked for the White Sox, regarding the case of pitcher Alex Fernandez, and won.
In 1997 she became Director of Waivers and Records in the offices of the American League.
She won three World Series rings while spending 21 years in the front offices of the Chicago White Sox (1990-96), New York Yankees (1998-2001) and Los Angeles Dodgers (2002-11).
Kim Ng General Manager
In 1998 she joined the New York Yankees as assistant general manager, becoming the youngest in the major leagues, at age 29, and one of four women (the other three are Elaine Weddington Steward and Raquel Ferreira of the Boston Red Sox and Jean Afterman of the New York Yankees) ever to hold the position.
In 2001 she joined the Los Angeles Dodgers as vice president and assistant general manager. She left the Dodgers on March 8, 2011 and took the position of senior vice president of baseball operations for Major League Baseball.
Kim Ng Miami Marlins
On November 13, 2020 Ng was named the general manager of the Miami Marlins, becoming the first female GM in a major North American men’s professional sports league and also baseball’s first Asian American GM.
— Miami Marlins (@Marlins) November 13, 2020
Kim released a statement; “It is the honor of my career to lead the Miami Marlins as their next general manager. We are building for the long term in South Florida, developing a forward-thinking, collaborative, creative baseball operation made up of incredibly talented and dedicated staff who have, over the last few years, laid a great foundation for success.”
Kim Ng Salary
Her actual salary as the general manager at Miami Marlins is unknown.
Kim Ng Net worth
She has an estimated net worth of $10 million.
Kim Ng Twitter
She has no Twitter account.