Derek Jeter Net Worth 2020
Derek Sanderson Jeter is a well known American former professional baseball shortstop and baseball executive. As of 2020, Derek Jeter Net Worth is reached at $220 million.
Moreover, he is the CEO and co-owner of the Miami Marlins of MLB ( Major League Baseball).
Derek has spent 20 years of his career with the New York Yankees in Major League Baseball.
Apart from above, he was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame as part of its class of 2020 by getting the highest votes in MLB history.
After earning fame and glorious heights in his baseball career, Jeter now retired and became a businessman.
Presently, he is the CEO of the baseball team “Miami Marlins”.
Derek Jeter Net worth & Earnings
With a share of struggle on his part, he has considered among the most awe-inspiring baseball players.
In 2020, his worth estimated to be $220 million.
his considerable net worth comes only from his baseball profession.
A part of Derek Jeter Net worth also comes from many such as Gillette, Visa, Nike, etc.
In addition to this, he also appeared in many TV series and sitcoms that also contributed to his wealth.
Although he retired as a baseball player he owns a baseball team “Miami Marlins”. This is also another source of revenue.
He signed a ten-year contract with Yankees worth $189 Million. Also, he got $250 million as a salary throughout his career.
Derek Jeter- Professional Career
Derek began his professional career in 1992. At that time Hal Newhouser (a scout of the “Houston Astros” baseball team) recruited him for MLB (Minor League Baseball).
But because of his high base price, the team dropped him.
But Hal Newhouser has known his talent. As a result, Hal left the team and protest for not recruiting him.
After that, the “New York Yankees” signed Derek Jeter for $800,000.
Derek played four seasons in MLB from 1992 to 1995.
Unfortunately, Derek Jeter did not perform well in his first match and kept struggling for the rest as well.
But despite his unsatisfied performances, his team manager gave him another chance to play the season’s final.
His average performance did not go below the Mendoza Line.
Later, The Yankees promoted Derek to the “Greensboro Hornets” team. But because of his average performance, he started called “A lost star”.
Despite his negative feedback, Derek Jeter never lost his passion for his game.
As a result, showed his actual talent in the offseason matches before the 1993 season.
Finally, the “Baseball America” magazine ranked Derek as the 44th player in the list of top 100 baseball players.
His continue amazing performance made him the most valuable player of the “Florida State League”.
After 1995, he ranked 4th in the “Baseball America”.
Apart from his injuries, this player continue achieved new heights for himself as well as for the team.
On february 2014, Derek Jeter made a post on instagram that the 2014 season will be his last season.
And finally, on 28th September 2014, he took retirement from professional baseball.
Awards & Achievements
Derek Jeter has a big list of awards for his outstanding performance as a baseball player.
AL All-Star– 14 times
New York Yankees Player of the Year– 5 years
AL Gold Glove Award– 5 times
AL Silver Slugger Award– 5 times
Hank Aaron Award– 2 times
Derek Jeter Girlfriend, Wife & Kids
Jeter has been in Number of relationships. His first girlfriend was Mariah Carey, ‘When You Believe’ hitmaker.
He was in a relationship with Mariah Carey from 1997 to 1998.
Even, he has dated various celebrities such as Vida Guerra, Joy Enriquez, Hannah Davis, Vanessa Minnillo.
Jeter also dated several actresses like Minka Kelly, Jessica Biel, Jordana Brewster, etc.
Finally, in 2015, he got engaged to his girlfriend Hannah Davis and got married in 2016.
On 17 August 2017, the couple welcomed daughter, Bella Raine Jeter.
Some Interesting Facts You May Not Know
- Derek Jeter dated former Miss Universe as well as Indian actress Lara Dutta.
- He was considered as the most valuable player of the “Florida State League”.
- For his outstanding performances, Derek Jeter got the titles of “Captain Clutch” and “Mr. November”.
- During his weak performances in the 1992 season, Jeter was frustrated, talking only with his parents and received a $400/month telephone bill.
- In 1996, he got all the 28 first-place votes in the “Rookie of the Year” award.