Clayton Edward Kershaw is a 32-year-old professional American baseball pitcher. He plays in the MLB (Major League Baseball) for the team of Los Angeles Dodgers. Moreover, Clayton Kershaw is a starting pitcher and is left-handed. Clayton Kershaw’s net worth in 2021 is $60 million. He made his professional baseball debut in the year 2008.
Net Worth: $60 million
Source of Wealth: Salary and Endorsements
Date of Birth: March 19, 1998
Height: 1.93 m
Record: 3.03 ERA
He was the youngest baseball pitcher in the MLB when he made his debut in 2008. Kershaw has played in the major league for 13 seasons. Moreover, he is considered to be the best baseball pitcher of all. He was drafted in the MLB in the year 2006 in their seventh overall draft. Additionally, the MLB has reached the ERA five-times because of Clayton Kershaw.
What is Clayton Kershaw’s net worth in 2021?
Clayton Kershaw’s net worth in 2021 has been estimated by sources to be around $60 million approximately. He earns a great portion of his wealth through his contracts in the MLB and his annual salary.
Moreover, Clayton Kershaw also makes a lot of money through his endorsements. Kershaw signed a seven-year extension contract with MLB worth $215 million.
Kershaw has endorsement contracts with some highly significant brands. He manages to make a lot through those endorsements.
He has contracts with Subway, Muscle Milk, Sketcher, shoe brand Under Armour, and glove brand Wilson Sporting Goods. Additionally, Kershaw is also a co-author of a book with his wife Ellen. His book is titled “Arise: Live Out Your Faith and Dreams on Whatever Field You Find Yourself”
Awards and Achievements
Clayton Kershaw is an exceptional baseball player. He has made several records in his career and has received several awards and honors. Some of his achievements are:
- Won the Branch Rickey Award in 2013.
- He won the Cy Young Award three times i.e. in 2011, 2013, and 2014.
- Won the Warren Spahn award in 2011, 2013, 2014, and 2017.
- Roy Campanella Award in 2013 and 2014.
- Roberto Clemente Award in 2012.
- Marvin Miller Man-of-the-Year Award in 2014.
- Midwest League Prospect-of-the-Year in 2017.
- National League Most-Valuable-Player in 2014.
- Rawlings Gold Glove Award in 2011 at pitcher.
- Players Choice Awards for being the Player of the Year in 2014.
- Player of the Year Award by The Sporting News in 2014.
- Pitcher of the Year Award by The Sporting News in 2011, 2013, and 2014.
- Pitching Triple Crown in the year 2011.
- The Top humanitarian honor was given by MLB in 2012.
- Gatorade National Player-of-the-Year award in baseball in 2006.
- Player of the Year Award by Texas Professional Baseball in 2009, 2011, and 2014.
Kershaw grew up in Texas. He is married to Ellen Melson. They had been in a relationship for seven years and got married in 2010 and have three children.
Kershaw and Ellen do a lot of charity and humanitarian work. This amazing athlete spends most of his money donating to various organizations or supporting different causes.