The Richest MLB Stars With The Highest Net Worth In 2022
Baseball is an extremely popular and highly profitable sport in the United States. Major League Baseball (MLB), without a doubt, pays its players well.
Additionally, the reputation and success that comes with playing Major League Baseball helps players land lucrative sponsorship deals with top brands.
Here is a list of the richest Major League Baseball players with the highest net worth in 2022.
MLB players with the highest net worth in 2022:
#1 Alex Rodriguez:
Alex Rodriguez, a former New York Yankees legend, has a net worth of around $350 million as of 2022. He has earned a huge amount of money from his high-flying career in Major League Baseball, which eventually helped him land a series of endorsements with Nike, PepsiCo, Louisville Slugger, Rawlings, Giorgio Armani, Radio Shack and others.
He is currently CEO of A-Rod Corp, a venture capital firm that invests in emerging startups. He is also a minority owner of the Minnesota Timberwolves.
“Poor rich ass Alex Rodriguez…He’s got 99 problems with baseball, but $$$ ain’t one.” [email protected] Epps
#2 Derek Jeter:
14-time All-Star Derek Jeter’s net worth is currently estimated to be around $200 million. During his MLB career with the New York Yankees, Jeter stood out on many occasions.
From a record number of hits to a long list of corporate endorsements and partnerships, Jeter has earned a lot of money. Derek comes next after his former teammate Alex Rodriguez made the list of MLB’s richest stars.
“Derek Jeter has earned more dollars from endorsements than any other player in baseball history.” – @Forbes
Three-time National League MVP Albert Pujols net worth is estimated at $170 million. In 2022, Albert Pujols signed a one-year contract worth $2.5 million with the St. Louis Cardinals.
Also, Pujols earned a total of $114.42 million while playing with the Cardinals from 2001 to 2011. Additionally, in 2012, he signed a $224.36 million contract with the Los Angeles Angels and earned $426,313 through 2021.
“BREAKING: The St. Louis Cardinals bring back Albert Pujols on a one-year contract!” – @Baseball Quotes
Ryan Howard, who played with the Philadelphia Phillies MLB team for 12 years, is estimated to have a net worth of $120 million. Ryan has also earned money through his sponsorship partnerships with Subway, Adidas, Powerade, Topps and Verizon.
“Ryan Howard is the highest paid player in MLB by salary and endorsements according to Forbes.” – @Jeff Skversky
Alex Rodriguez has more than any other MLB player on the roster. He set the bar too high. Even after his retirement, he continues to earn money thanks to his many assets.
Every other day, A-Rod would invest in new ventures such as the PFL, UFC Gym franchises and others. He has just acquired the rights to the Trump International Hotel. Over time, he has become familiar with finances and deserves the top spot on the list.