Clayton Kershaw Net Worth & Salary Are Impressive

Clayton Kershaw Net Worth & Salary Are Impressive
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What are Clayton Kershaw’s net worth and salary in 2020? Read on to find out how much he’s worth and other interesting facts about the star.

Clayton Kershaw is a professional baseball player from America who plays in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Many regard him as the best or one of the best pitchers in the MLB, thanks to the fantastic stats he has recorded in his career.

In the 12 seasons, he has spent in the MLB, Kershaw had emerged as one of three MLB players to lead the league in earned run average (ERA) on five occasions. He also ranks as the first major league player to lead the league in ERA on four successive occasions. On three occasions, he has led the National League in strikeouts and also in wins. 

Despite the individual laurels he has claimed, a proof of his incredible prowess and talents, Kershaw is yet to win a World Series in the MLB. For the rest of his career, the LA Dodger starting pitcher will be actively chasing World Series glory.

Clayton Kershaw’ Career Highlights

  • 8-time All-Star
  • NL MVP
  • 3-time NL Cy Young Award
  • Triple Crown
  • Gold Glove Award
  • Roberto Clemente Award
  • 3-time NL wins leader
  • 5-time NL ERA leader
  • 3-time NL strikeout leader

What is Clayton Kershaw’s Net Worth?

As of 2020, Clayton Kershaw’s net worth is valued at $60 million. His net worth does not rank among the top richest baseball players in the world, but Kershaw’s earnings surely do. Kershaw, who is currently in the second year of a three-year deal, will be looking to sign a new deal very soon. Signing a new deal will be no hassle for Kershaw as a lot of MLB Franchise will not think twice about adding such an experienced star to their squad. 

The Dodgers, on the other hand, are eager to hold on to him. In 2018 before he signed his current contract, he was offered a lifelong contract by the LA Dodgers worth $300 million, which he turned down. It’s not surprising that Kershaw, who has a bright future in the MLB, turned down that mouthwatering offer. 

He may sign a new deal that could run for as much as 8 to 10 years and shatter existing records as most MLB contracts do when next he signs on the dotted lines. When he does, his fortune could leap to as much as $80 to $100 million.

What is Clayton Kershaw’s Salary?

For the 2020 season, Kershaw would receive $23,333,334 in base salary, with $31,000,000 in total salary. According to Forbes, in 2020, Claton Kershaw’s salary with earnings from endorsements and sponsorships ranks him as the highest-paid MLB player in a 12-month period ending May. Between May 2019 and May 2020, Kershaw earned $27.3 million, with $26.5 million coming from salaries, while endorsement earnings generated $750,000.

What are Clayton Kershaw’s Endorsements?

Kershaw has endorsement deals with Wilson Sporting Goods, Skechers USA, and Topps.

What are Clayton Kershaw’s Charity & Philanthropy Works?

Following a trip to Zambia in 2011, where Kershaw met Hope, a nine-year-old Zambian orphan with HIV, Clayton Kershaw announced that he’d build an orphanage in Lusaka which will be named’ Hope’s Home’. 

He also announced that for every strikeout he recorded in the 2011 season, he’ll donate $100. Kershaw recorded 278 strikeouts that season. Other donations led the $100,000 goal to be exceeded. He donated $260,000 to Hope’s Home after winning the 2011 Players Choice Award. 

In the 2012 season, he donated $100 for every strikeout he recorded to his Kershaw Challenge charity, which was then given to Arise, Africa, LA-based Peacock Foundation, and Dallas based I Am Second and Mercy Street. 

His partnership with christian charity CURE International has led to the surgery of over 200 children in Zambia and the Dominican Republic.

Clayton Kershaw’s Houses & Cars

Clayton Kershaw has a Lone Star State pad in Texas that was built in 2005. The house, which has four bedrooms, five full bathrooms, two half bathrooms, a heated spa, and a pool, covers 5,354 square feet. 

Kershaw also owns a home in Amelia Island, with three bedrooms, six full bathrooms, one-half bathroom, and covers 4,288-square-feet. They bought the house for $1.95 million. 

In the affluent neighborhood of Studio City in California, Kershaw bought a newly built home in the city for $4 million in 2014. The house, which covers 5,988 square feet, has five bedrooms and 5.5 bathrooms. 

Kershaw drives an Acura MDX.

Summary

Net Worth:$60 Million
Salary:$31 Million
Date of Birth:March 19, 1988
Age:32 years old
Nationality:American
Source of Wealth:Baseball Player
Last Update:2020

Undoubtedly one of the best MLB players, Kershaw’s worth, is evidence of his hard work and consistency. According to Celebrity Net Worth, Clayton Kershaw’s net worth is approximately $60 million in 2020. Kershaw’s salary for the 2020 season is $31 million, which ranks as the 10th highest paid MLB player right now.

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