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Derek Jeter is an American former baseball player and baseball executive who played for New York Yankees throughout his entire career. the outstanding player was born on 26 June 1974 in Pequannock Township to Dorothy and Sanderson Charles Jeter. Since his childhood, Derek’s interest was towards sports especially baseball because of his family. His father also used to play baseball and his sister Sharlee was also a softball player during her high school time.
He loved in Kalamazoo and went to the Kalamazoo Central High School. He later graduated from the University of Michigan. He also played baseball for his college team Michigan Wolverines. He was selected by the New York Yankees in 1992. This was the struggling phase of Derek’s career as he played in the minor league for 4 seasons. While playing at rookie level he also played for Tampa Yankees.
He made his MLB debut in 1995 and the very next year he ranked number 6 in baseball best prospects. He signed a ten-year contract with the New York Yankees in 2001. In 2011, he recorded his 3000th career hit. 2014 was the last year of Derek’s outstanding professional career in which he again signed a contract with the Yankees for $12 million.
Derek Jeter Net Worth
Derek Jeter’s net worth today is over $200 million. He has generated most of his income from his sports career. He is considered as the highest-paid athlete who made around $265 million from his career. Moreover, he earned $150 million through endorsement deals.
Derek Jeter Personal Details
|Real Name||Derek Sanderson Jeter|
|Date of Birth||June 26, 1974|
|Place of Birth||Pequannock Township, New Jersey, United States|
|Profession / Occupation||American former professional baseball shortstop, businessman, and baseball executive|
Derek Jeter Body Stats
|Height||6 feet 3 inches|
|Chest Size||44 inches|
|Hair Color||Dark brown|
Derek Jeter Family Details
|Spouse / Wife Name||Hannah Jeter (m. 2016)|
|Father Name||Sanderson Charles Jeter|
|Children||Story Grey Jeter, Bella Raine Jeter|
Derek believes that success comes with time and a lot of hard work. Whatever you do comes your way. Derek’s net worth is a real-life example of hard work and struggle.
“Through time you learn from your experiences. I think I’ve learned to deal with people a little bit better over time. That in particular has developed a little bit.”- Derek Jeter
Interesting Facts about Derek Jeter
- During his career with New York Yankees he won the Player of the Year Award in the years 1998, 1999, 2000, 2006, and 2009.
- He has also won the Gold Glove Award and the Silver Slugger Award for 5 times each.
- He has been awarded with several GIBBY awards including the Performance of the Year award and Walk-Off of the Year.
- In 2004, he won the Players Choice Award Rookie of the Year and in 2009, he was accolated with Roberto Clemente Award.
- He has also been awarded with two ESPY awards; one in 2002 for Best Play and the other in 2007 for Best MLB Player.
- He was also inducted in the New Jersey Hall of Fame in 2015.