Ken Griffey Jr Net Worth is $85 Million (as of 2020)
It has been announced that the overall size of Ken Griffey Jr net worth today is as much as 85 million dollars. In addition, Ken Griffey Jr has been stated to receive an annual salary of 2.3 million dollars, thus, such sum of money has also added up a lot to the total sum of Ken Griffey Jr net worth. Ken Griffey Jr has become famous and rich because of his career in professional baseball, but today he is retired from this sport. As a professional baseball player, he has played in a variety of teams, such as the Seattle Mariners, the Chicago White Sox and the Cincinnati Reds. In addition to that, Ken Griffey Jr has appeared in some video games and these appearances have added up to the overall amount of Ken Griffey Jr net worth, as well. Ken Griffey Jr has also appeared in many other TV shows as a guest star. Moreover, he has signed a deal with Nike, which released his signature line of sneakers.
Ken Griffey Jr’s Salary: $2.3 Million
|Net Worth:||$85 Million|
|Age:||50 years old|
|Height:||6 ft 2 in (1.905 m)|
|Date of birth:||Nov 21, 1969|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
The baseball player was born in 1969 in Donora, Pennsylvania. His father was also a professional baseball player, thus there is no surprise that Ken Griffey Jr also chose this career. In fact, his father was a champion of back to back championships with the Cincinnati Reds. In 1987 Ken Griffey Jr was titled as the U.S. high school baseball player of the year. Thus, in his career in high school he proved that he was already a promising baseball player. He was playing in the position of a running back and was scouted by many universities when he graduated from high school.
However, he chose not to attend any college and immediately participated in the draft. In 1987, he was chosen by the Seattle Mariners as the 1st pick. Thus, he played in this team in the period of 1989-1999. Therefore, playing in this team has added up a lot to the overall amount of Ken Griffey Jr net worth as well. In 1997, Ken Griffey Jr got the title of the American League MVP. As a part of the Seattle Mariners, Ken Griffey Jr became a winner of the AL Gold Glove 10 times. In 1992, he was also named as the All-Star Game MVP. In the period of 2000-2008 Ken Griffey Jr was playing for the Reds. After that he belonged to the Chicago White Sox for one year. He spent his last season playing for the Seattle Mariners.