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Chris Taylor Parents Chris Taylor Sr And Mary Taylor

By / 10 February 2023 06:35 AM

Chris with Mary(right) and Chris Sr with his sister Noel in the middle as the Taylor family are pictured at The Dream Center in 2019.
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Chris Taylor parents Chris Taylor Sr and Mary Taylor raised their kids in Virginia. Chris Sr is a former wrestler of Virginia Tech.

The utility player of the Los Angles Dodgers came from a family of wrestlers. The 32-year-old even pursued the sport for a while and became the middle school champion before trading the mat for the diamond.

Unlike his teammates, Gavin Lux and Tony Gonsolin, Chris didn't have a good 2022 season. In fact, the outfielder had his worst season for the seven-time world series champion.  

The Virginia native is certainly looking forward to putting the forgetful season behind him and making 2023 his best season.

Taylor, who has always been known as the most focused and driven player by his coaches, might not take an awful lot of time to find his form back.

Chris Taylor Parents Chris Taylor Sr And Mary Taylor

Chris Taylor father Chris Taylor Sr and mother Mary Taylor raised two athletes. 

The Dodgers utility player, Chris, grew up loving wrestling but soon found his passion in the diamond. And Chris and Mary didn't have any problem with their only son trying to make a name for himself in a sport that was never often played in their household.

Chris photographed with Mary, Chris and Noel after the Dodgers are crowned the NL League Champions in 2018.
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Mary Taylor Was Present In Texas To See The Dodgers Lift The Trophy

It was in 2017 that Mary was interviewed for the first time as Dodgers faced the Astros in the finals. Though Dodgers lost, Mary still saw her son bring one trophy home, and it was his MVP award for the NLCS.

During her interview with WTKR, Mary said her stress level till now is under control and was happy seeing her son succeed in the field he has dreamt about since childhood. 

Mamma Taylor pictured with her pet dog, Bean, in a photograph she shared in August 2018 for the cancer awareness month.
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Fast forward three years later, Mary saw her son lift the World Series Title at Arlington, Texas. She shared a series of photos on her Instagram handle with her husband and daughter by her side with Chris in the field with her then-girlfriend now wife Mary Keller.

Mama Taylor is a pet lover and has her pet Scoodle, Bean, with her in most of her Instagram posts. Bean was present with her when she was interviewed by WTKR and is also seen during family picnics. 

Chris Taylor Father Chris Taylor Sr Is A Former Wrestler

Chris Taylor father Chris Taylor Sr graduated from Virginia Tech with a degree in civil engineering. 

But what he is notably known for during his time at Virginia Tech is his career as a wrestler. The father of the outfielder won several competitions for Tech in the mat. At one point, he even held the record for the fastest pin.

Chris Taylor Sr, whose full name is Christopher A. Taylor, is currently a project manager at Johnson, Mrmiran & Thompson, an engineering company. In 2019, the engineer was honored by his company for 37 years of dedication and hard work. 

Christopher holds Bean who gives good lick to his mom in her face as the former wrestler shares the picture on his Facebook handle in 2022.
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In 2020, as people were made to stay at home due to the COVID protocols, Chris Sr showed his Facebook friend's that he hadn't lost his fitness level. Taylor Sr was part of the challenge that required a person to do 22 push-ups for 22 days.

It was to raise awareness for veterans who were committing suicide. At one point, as many as 22 veterans were taking their lives daily, but the number has gone down to 16. Chris completed the challenge successfully, sharing the video of all 22 days, and on the last day's video, he even encouraged his friends to give the challenge a go.

There's no doubt that Chris is the biggest cheerleader of his children. His Instagram handle is filled with the achievements of his children. From sharing his son's National League MVP Award to his daughter's cheering leading routine, Chris Sr is a proud dad.

Chris Sr honored by his company JMT in 2019 for 35 years of his service to the engineering company.
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During one interview, the baseball player was asked whether his dad and grandfather had hard feelings about him joining the University of Virginia rather than Virginia Tech.

The outfielder said Chris Sr had a grudge against them for not recruiting his son as they didn't offer him a scholarship. But Chris's baseball career panned out just fine at the University of Virginia.

Chris Taylor Sister Noel Taylor Was A Cheerleader At Virginia Tech

Chris Taylor sister Noel Taylor was a cheerleader at Virginia Tech where she graduated in 2020.

Born on December 1, 1997, Noel is currently 25 years old and is the younger sister and only sibling of the baseball player.

Noel earned her degree in public relations and management and since her graduation, has been working at the IT company Mythics Inc. She joined the company as a sales development representative and has since been promoted to support solutions representative.

Noel Taylor does one of her last cheerleading routine for the Hokies in 2020.
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On May 15, 2020, Noel shared the photo from her graduation day and a few months before told her Instagram followers that they would get relief from her sharing cheerleading pictures as she is now officially retired. 

For Halloween 2022, Noel and her friend decided to pay their homage to football legend Tom Brady and his former supermodel wife, Gisele Bundchen. Noel dressed up as Gisele during her Victoria's Secret Days, and her friend wore the Tampa Bay jersey of Brady.

Noel clicks a selfie with her dad and mom as she shares the picture on her Instagram handle in 2018.
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The little sibling has shared several pictures of her attending the Dodgers Stadium to cheer on her brother with her parents. Even after her graduation, Noel has decided to stay in Virginia. Despite her hectic schedule, she manages as much time as possible to visit the Dodgers Stadium.

Chris Taylor Comes From A Family Of Hall Of Famer

Chris Taylor family loves wrestling and one of them is even a Hall of Famer inductee.

Taylor was born into a family that had achieved great heights in the grappling sport. His grandfather, Armand Taylor, plaque is placed in Virginia Tech, and when he faced Houston Astros in the 2017 World Series, Virginia Tech tweeted the photo of the plaque. 

Armand with his better half clicked at his grandsons' wedding in 2022 in Hawaii.
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During his time at Virginia Tech, Armand won the Southern Conference three times and helped them to a 19th-place finish in the 1958 NCAA Wrestling Tournament. After graduating from Virginia Tech, Armand coached wrestling at Norfolk and Kempsville High School.

In 2022, the grandfather-of-two attended his grandson's wedding ceremony along with his partner and his entire family. Chris Sr shared several pictures of Armand dancing at the wedding ceremony organized in Hawaii. 

Chris and Mary pictured at the Dodgers Stadium with their two pet dogs, Hendrix and Charlotte
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In 2017, the utility player even presented his jersey to his grandparents. Mary shared the photo on her Instagram handle as the proud grandparents stood alongside Chris holding the framed jersey. 

A supportive brother to Noel, in 2018, he shared a post giving a shoutout to his sister's spirit squad in helping them reach their $5000 donation goal. It was to help fund scholarships and equipment for UCA/UDA.

Chris goes down on one knee as he proposes his partner Mary during a vacation trip in Hawaii in 2021.
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Chris And His Newlywed Life With Mary Keller Taylor

Chris Taylor wife Mary Keller is a graduate of Columbia University with a degree in Psychology.

The newlyweds Chris and Mary Keller first dropped hints about their relationship in August 2020, when the Hawaii native shared a series of photos of Chris on his 30th birthday. 

Mary turned 31 years old on January 27. She comes from a family of dentists, with her dad and mom hailing from the same medical field. Her older sister, Laura Keller, is a violinist and a dog lover like her.

Virginia Tech Wrestling share a photo of Armand Taylor plaque present in their Hall of Fame in 2017.
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Though she might have graduated with a medical degree, Keller later showed interest in the law field and received her JD from the University of South California. She worked as an associate attorney at LTL Attorneys before joining Russ, Augst & Kabat as a Media and Entertainment Associate.

The baseball player went public with his romance with Mary in 2021 as he shared an appreciation post for her. The post included several pictures of Mary with her pet dog, Hendrix, and at the end was the photo of Chris and Mary holding the World Series Trophy.

A now and then picture of Chris and his sister Noel who are pictured in a training ground in a photo in the left and at Dodgers Stadium on the right.
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The couple adopted a second dog, Charlotte, in July 2021, and their pet dog even has a separate Instagram handle

On December 31, 2021, Chris announced his engagement to Mary while they vacationed in Hawaii. He shared a photo of him going down on one knee as surprised Mary looked at her soon-to-be fiance. 

Chris and Mary pictured holding the 2020 World Series Title at the Globe Life Field.
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The couple had their dream wedding ceremony in December 2022 in Waialu, Hawaii. Mary shared a short video of their wedding ceremony on her Instagram handle, which shows the couple getting married in a Hawaiian fashion. Chris even shared a sweet dance with his mother at the ceremony. 

Chris and Mary tie the knot in Waialua, Hawaii in December 2022
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According to Mary's description, the ceremony included a lei stand and hula dancers, and she also included a crack seed bar and a sushi bar. Mary and her close friend Karisa, a wedding planner, planned the entire wedding.  

Recently, Chris organized the Driving for Hope Charity Tournament, where Mary was also seen. The charity aims to support children suffering from cancer and other life-altering conditions. 

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