Ben Cherington Biography

January 31, 2020
First published on:January 31, 2020
by Ramin

Facts of Ben Cherington

Birth Name Benjamin P. Cherington
Birth Place Meriden, Plainfield, New Hampshire, United States
Famous Name Benjamin Cherington
Net Worth $6 million
Position in Team General Manager
Current team Pittsburg Pirates
Nationality American
Ethnicity American
Profession General Manager
University attended University of Massachusetts
School attended Lebanon High School
Married to Tyler Tumminia
Divorce Wendi Nix
Children 2

Ben Cherington is the General Manager of the Pittsburgh Pirates of Major league basketball since 2019. He attended Lebanon High School where he pitched for the Varsity Baseball Team. He enrolled at Amherst college for his collegiate year and also the University of Massachusetts where he earned himself a Master's degree in Sports Management. 

Born on 14 July 1974 under the star sign Cancer in Meriden, New Hampshire, U.S. He is the Grandson of former Dartmouth College professor, Richard Eberhart, a poet who won the Pulitzer Prize. 

Ben Cherington's Net Worth in 2020

The General Manager for the pirates has an incredible net worth $6 million dollars. His earning are received from his Career working in Various positions in sports management to being the General manager of great teams.

During his time in the Boston Red Sox, he became the co-general manager of the Red Sox in the absence of Theo Epstein, President of the Chicago Cubs.

Years Position
2005-2016 Different positions to being the General Manager of Red sox
2016-2018 Vice-President of the Toronto Blue Jays
2019-Present General Manager of Pittsburgh pirates

A vice-president of the MLB league generally earns between $150000-$200000 according to MLB sources. During Ben's time in the Toronto Blue Jays, he has most definitely earned himself some decent salary.

General Manager of Pirates SOURCE: [email protected]

Currently, Cherington replaced Neal Huntington as the General Manager of the Pirates where he would have earned an average salary of $500,000 which can reach as high as $2 million dollars annually. He was the General Manager of the Boston Red Sox since 2011. The details information about his salary hasn't been revealed.

Who is Ben Cherington Married to?

Ben is married to Tyler Adwen Tumminia, an American baseball executive. The couple tied the knot on 6th April 2012 in Brooklyn Borough Hall. The couple has two daughters, Adwen Hudson (born 2012) and Harper Charles

Ben Cherington and his Wife SOURCE: Boston Globe Sports

Before being married to Tyler, Ben was married to Co-host of ESPN's anchor and sports reporter Wendi Nix, NFL Live. Their marriage life ended in 2010. 

Who is Tyler Adwen Tumminia?

Tyler attended Mount Saint Mary College. After finishing her collegiate year, she joined the Goldklang Group, a sports entertainment ownership and consulting firm where they own and operate four minor league teams and one collegiate league team.

Tyler Tumminia pitching SOURCE: The Boston Globe

Tyler, having the passion for the game, quickly rose high in her position to senior vice president in February 2011. Her role in the company is to focus on the strategic development of the brand with a more targeted external footprint. Following her father's footsteps, she also graduated from the MLB scout development program from Pheonix, Arizona in October 2011.  

Successful Season in 2013

After Terry Francona's expulsion, Cherington's first job was to find a new manager for the team. He hired John Farrell as his manager. Acquiring Farrell's right on October 21 to trade with the Toronto Blue Jays. He signed seven key free agents- David Ross, Jonny Gomes, Stephen Drew, Mike Napoli, Shane Victorino, Koji Uehara, and Ryan Dempster

2013 Title winner Red Soc SOURCE: ESPN

He brought Jake Peavy to Boston on July 30. The return of the health core players such as David Ortiz, Jacoby Ellsbury, and John Lackey, all contributed to Boston's surprisingly successful season on 2013. After his successful season, he was named Major League Baseball Executive of the Year in 2013, 38 years after Tom Yawkey (1946) and Dick O'Connell (1967, 1975).

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