Cal Ripken Jr Net Worth and Salary

Cal Ripken popularly known as “The Iron Man” among his fans has an estimated net worth of nearly $75 million, he gathered this huge net worth from his long career of 21 years playing as baseball player for Baltimore Orioles. Cal Ripken is one of the most popular and renowned players of Baltimore and has made many records as third basemen in baseball history.

Cal Ripken used to always travel with his father around US when his father as a player and a coach for Oriolses.

How Rich is Cal Ripken Jr ?

Baseball player Cal Ripken JrTotal Net Worth :- $75 million (in 2017 as per Forbes)

Date Of Birth : August 24, 1960

Cal Ripken Jr Height : 6.4 feet or 1.93 m

Weight : 102 Kg or 225 lb

Spouse : Cal Ripken Jr was marry with Kelly Ripken in 1987.


He got lot of guidance regularly on base ball from his father and his father’s fellow friends; this helped him flourish as a strong player.  He followed his father’s footsteps and became a Baseball player. In the year 1981, Cal Ripken played for major leagues and also got enrolled for the Baltimore Oriolses. In the year 1981 he was also announced as the American League Rookie of the year. Cal gave his 21 years of playing for Baltimore and played as short stop, third base and also won many honors and titles.  Cal Ripken set many new records in Baseball history however, in the year 1995; he set an all new record for playing the most of following games of 2,632. He won American League’s Most Valuable Player title for 2 times, in 1991 and 1993.

Cal Ripken is one of the best and strongest hitters who have hit the ball over 20 home runs for each season. He got retired in the year 2001, after playing 21st Orioles. After his retirement in the year 2007 he was chosen as Baseball Hall of Fame honor. Ever since Cal Ripken is retired he is seen actively involved in charity works and business deeds. This player throughout his career made many donations and helped homeless children. Cal has also proved himself to be an author in fact bestselling author of his era. His own Autobiography “The only Way I know” earned him huge net worth as this book became an International hit. He also has written Get in The Game, The Longest season, etc he has got lot of appreciation for his work always. He is also well known for his sport newspaper columns of Baltimore Sun.

Cal Ripken is honored for his magnificence and contribution in Base ball and business off course.  He is also appreciated as one of the most famous philanthropist of current genre.

Salary History

Year Salary Bonus
1993 $5,200,000 $1000
1994 $5,500,000 $1000
1995 $6,700,000 $1000
1996 $6,650,000 $50,000
1997 $6,850,000 $50,000
1998 $6,400,000 $100,000
1999 $6,500,000
2000 $6,300,000*
2001 $6,300,000

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