Bill Ripken Biography

( 1964 - )
August 30, 2019
First published on:August 30, 2019
by Jorden

Facts of Bill Ripken

Date of Birth: 1964, December 16
Age: 55 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Birth Name William Oliver Ripken
Birth Place Havre de Grace, Maryland.
Famous Name Billy Ripken
Father Cal, Sr.
Mother Violet "Vi" Ripken
Net Worth $10 million
Salary $200,000
Siblings Cal Ripken Jr., Fred Ripken, Elly Ripken
Position in Team Infielder
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Profession sportscaster
Started career as baseball player
School attended Aberdeen High School
Married to Candace Cauffmen
Children Jack Ripken, Anna Ripken, Miranda Ripken, Reese Ripken

Billy Ripken who is known as " Billy, The Kid" is a retired MLB player who played for almost ten seasons there. Bill is currently serving as the MLB Network's studion analyst and radio host of the XM Satellite Radio. Orioles selected him in the 1982 MLB Draft. 

Bill Ripken is an author as well and has written several books. He has an estimated net worth of more than $10 million. If you want to know more about his salary, earnings, married life, and children, just read the full article. 

Bill Ripken Net Worth and Salary: His Salary and Career earnings

Bill Ripken is a former baseball player who has earned a huge amount from his MLB career. Apart from his MLB career, he is currently working for the MLB network, and his annual salary is incredible. As far as his net worth and earnings are concerned, his total career earnings from MLB career is listed more than $15 million.

Bill has an estimated net worth of over $10 million which he made from MLB and broadcasting career. In addition to this, he is currently receiving a salary of more than $200,000 from his career with the MLB Network. Moreover, he also receives an excellent sum as a bonus and incentives.

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Well, the player with such a huge net worth surely has a luxurious lifestyle. He is currently enjoying his net worth with his wife and kids. Apart from his financial earnings, some sources claim that he has been investing in several businesses for a long time from where his annual income is listed around $1 million

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Bill Ripken Married life: His wife and children

Bill Ripken is among those former players who have a huge fan following. Ripken frequently shares about his married life and wife details in the media for his fans. Ripken and his girlfriend Candace Cauffman tied the knot on February 13, 1989, after being in a romantic relationship for a long time.

Bill wedding was a type as it was attended by his friends and relatives, and the ceremony was awesome. He has four children with his wife. His children include two sons  Reese and Jack and daughters, Miranda and Anna since he is married decades ago, so it is hard to extract more details about his wedding. 

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Furthermore, he is still enjoying married life with his wife despite being together for more than three decades. They are often referred to as the perfect couple who are made for each other. It is not common in case of celebrities to be together for such a long time, but in the case of Bill, he seems to be loyal to his wife.

In addition to his love life and family life, he is also engaged in social works. He frequently donates money to charity events, and he formed Cal Ripken, Sr., Foundation which helps the underprivileged children.

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Who is Bill Ripken? His Bio, Parents, and Childhood

Bill Ripken was born to parents Violet "Vi" Ripken and Cal Sr. on December 16, 1964, in Havre de Grace, Maryland. He holds American nationality and belongs to the white ethnic group. He spent his entire childhood with his brother Cal Ripken Jr. in Maryland.

He played high school baseball for the Aberdeen High School and soon after he was selected in the MLB Draft.

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Bill Ripken Professional Career

Billy Ripken who is known as " Billy, The Kid" is a retired MLB player who played for almost ten seasons there. Bill is currently serving as the MLB Network's studion analyst and radio host of the XM Satellite Radio. Orioles selected him in the 1982 MLB Draft. 

After playing many seasons in the MLB, he announced his retirement in 1998 with the Detroit Tigers. Soon after his retirement, he began his career in broadcasting. He also worked for the United States national team as the first base coach. Some more biographies of MLB players are available at 

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