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Jay Buhner Wife Leah Buhner Birthed Two Sons And A Daughter

By Ayush Khadka / 22 March 2023 11:20 AM

Jay tied the knot with his sweetheart Leah in a Texas ceremony.
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Jay Buhner wife Leah Buhner married the baseballer on 7 February 1988. Jay shares two sons and a daughter Brielle with Leah.

Jay is a former baseball player for the Seattle Mariners who played majorly as a right fielder. He joined the team in 1988 and played there till his official retirement in 2001.

Originally, the Louisville native was drafted by New York Yankees and debuted for them on 11 September 1987. He played for the Yankees till 1988, spending only one season.

Buhner is the recipient of the Gold Glove Award like Matt Olson and Dallas Keuchel. Moreover, he got to play in the All-Star game in 1996. Jay also sits in the Seattle Mariners Hall of Fame with 310 home runs and a .254 batting average.

Jay Buhner And Leah Buhner Relationship

Jay Buhner has been married to his wife Leah Buhner for 35 years. Jay and Leah had their wedding in Harris County, Texas.

Jay and his spouse are fond of animals.
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They reside in Fall City in the state of Washington. However, Leah is originally from Houston, Texas. 

Jay and Leah Household Dreams in Washington

Jay Buhner and Leah Buhner had decided to raise their family in the Pacific Northwest after Jay's baseball retirement.

Since Jay desired to do commentary for Seattle Mariners and buy a stake at Northwest Sports after his playing life, it was evident that he would like to move to that region.

Jay lives in Washington with his household of 5.
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The couple wanted to purchase 100 acres of land to raise horses and bring their Texas to the Washington pacific shores.

In 1996, Jay and Leah bought their property for $1.32 million in the Seattle area. They made their house in Northwestern design with a copper roof, horse barn, and high ceilings in 2000.

Per the Los Angeles Times, the couple successfully sold one of their woodsy property for $2.075 million in June 2020. Moreover, Leah also sold a property they had at Kirkland, Washington, for $170,000.

The Couple Fondness for Traveling

Born in 1965, Leah is interested in traveling and her age has not slowed her passion down. She has made trips to various places in the United States with her husband.

On 31 October 2016, the love birds traveled to Maui, Hawaii, and enjoyed their beach life alongside wine.

Leah and Jay have spent 35 years as a wedded couple.
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Jay and Leah vacationed in Fredericksburg, Texas, on 10 February 2017. Leah captioned on her IG that it was a fun day with her favorite person. 

For the 2017 Thanksgiving, they went on a vacation in Grand Cayman, Caribbean Islands. Her daughter, Brielle Buhner, posted their time together at the beach and told how they had planned to visit the place again next year.

They Are Also Involved In Charitable Deeds

Jay and Leah participated in a volunteer program for the Toys For Kids organization in December 2012.   

Leah accompanies her husband during his volunteering works.
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The pair traveled to the 'Toys R Us' store in Bellevue at 6 am with other volunteers and spent $173,000 on children's toys. The organization was founded by people involved in Seattle Mariners, like radio commentator Rick Rizz and former player Dave Henderson.

Jay also helped in its foundation; he and his spouse participate in this program yearly.

The former Director of Mariners Public Information, Rebecca Hale, shared a Twitter photo of the couple at the Seattle supermarket. They were present with a shopping cart, buying toys on the eve of the charity event on 4 December 2013.

Jay Buhner Family

Jay Buhner family of five consists of two sons named Chase and Gunnar and a daughter named Brielle Buhner.

All his three kids have grown up today in 2023 and are pursuing their professional careers.

Gunner Buhner

Jay Buhner's son Gunner Buhner is a former baseball player for the FCL Phillies in the Minor League. 

On 26 June 2017, the Philadelphia Phillies signed Gunner to a MiLB contract. He was then assigned to GCL Phillies 1 on 28 June. 

For the Phillies, Gunner played only one season in the Minor league. He made 24 appearances and contributed 6 runs from 6 Hits. He also showed a batting average of .122 average. 

Gunner played in the MiLB for the FCL Phillies.
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Born on 5 November 1995, Gunner followed in his dad's footsteps and pursued a baseball career. The 6'2 player studied at Lewis Clark State college. 

At the college level, Gunner played 101 games and scored 64 Runs from 90 Hits. He also made 5 home runs and had a batting average of .263.

Gunner also played at the high school level for the Abilene Christian in 2014. He played 51 games there and scored 20 Runs and 41 Hits. Jay and Leah also attended the stadium to watch their son make his debut appearance on 15 February 2014.

Brielle Buhner

Jay Buhner's daughter Brielle Buhner is a wedding designer who has established her own company called Notes and Takery.

Brielle with her father at his birthday celebration in August 2017.
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Her entrepreneurial venture provides shopping items for gifts, cards, flower designs, and cups. She is also skilled in calligraphy and graphic designing, which complements her professional career.

In June 2017, Brielle worked for the Nod Boutique firm till August 2018. She helped in customer service and marketing for their online boutique brand there. 

Moreover, she also was involved as an Event Marketing Specialist in the Still Water Christian Ministries. Her career launched through being a Sales Associate for the Sports Authority organization in March 2010 in Issaquah, Washington.

Brielle is a 2015 University of Texas Marketing graduate at San Antonio. She also studied at the Mclennan Community College. Brielle also played softball during her college years.

Brielle's Wedding Happened In a Texas Wine Country Resort

Brielle Buhner and her husband Boone Mokry married in July 2016 at the Camp Lucy Resort. 

Brielle wedded her lover Boone and has two offspring in 2023.
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The couple hired AL Gawlik Photography to capture their memorable event. Lauren Parker, a beauty artist, styled the bride, and Brielle ordered her gown from the For The Luv Of Bridal shop.

As of 2023, Boone and Brielle have two kids. Their first child, Campbell McCoy Mokry, was born on 8 March 2020. Meanwhile, their second child, Cooper Waylon Mokry, was born on 15 March 2022.

On 24 June 2022, Brielle traveled to Frio River, Texas, alongside her kids for a summer vacation. They enjoyed fishing and swimming in the hot sun.

Chase Buhner

Jay Buhner's son Chase Buhner is a sales associate at Orangetheory Fitness organization. 

Chase works as a Sales Associate.
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He worked there from December 2018 until March 2020. He also had former experience at Nordstrom as a Sales Associate from June 2013.

Per his LinkedIn, Chase identifies himself as an experienced salesman skilled in Public Speaking and Customer satisfaction.

Chase completed his bachelor's studies at Seattle University in 2016. He also studied at the American University of Rome in 2014 and Texas Christian University in 2013. He is also a 2012 graduate of Eastside Catholic School.

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