Alec Bohm was born in Omaha, Nebraska, on August 3, 1996, to Dan and Lisa Bohm. Bohm was a power hitter for the Roncalli Catholic baseball club in Omaha in high school, with hitting averages of.533 and.526, respectively, and was chosen an All-Nebraska player for both seasons by the Omaha World-Herald.
Bohm won the Connie Mack World Series Home Run Derby and tied for fourth place in the Triple-A Home Run Derby in Werner Park the summer after his senior year of high school.
Bohm was taken in the first round, third overall, in the 2018 Major League Baseball draft by the Philadelphia Phillies, who had been without a quality third baseman since Scott Rolen was sold in 2002.
He signed with the organization on June 12, 2018, for a reported signing bonus of $5.85 million. Bohm was supposed to follow in the footsteps of outfield prospect Adam Haseley, and conclude the 2018 Minor League Baseball season with the Class A Lakewood BlueClaws, according to Phillies director of scouting Johnny Almaraz.
Alec Bohm agreed to a one-year, $715,000 contract with the Philadelphia Phillies, with $715,000 guaranteed and a $715,000 average yearly salary. Bohm currently earns a base salary of $715,000 in 2022.