Brodie Van Wagenen

by John Max Mon Jul,2020
Brodie Van Wagenen
Personal Info
  • Famous Name
Facts
  • Birth Name Brodie Van Wagenen
  • Birth Place Encino, California
  • Famous Name Brodie Van Wagenen
  • Father Jeff Van Wagenen
  • Mother Cher
  • Net Worth $20 Million
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity White
  • Profession General Manager At New York Mets
  • Started career as Agent
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Married to Molly Van Wagenen
  • Children Three

Brodie Van Wagenen is an American sports executive who currently stands as the general manager for the New York Mets of Major League Baseball (MLB). A former agent, he previously served at Creative Artist Agency (CAA) as well as was a co-head of the baseball division at CAA Sports.

Encino, California indigenous, Brodie Van Wagenen was born on 29th October 2018, under the star sign Scorpio. The forty-six years old holds an American nationality and belongs to the white ethnic background. His height is 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 79 Kg.

How Much Is Brodie Van Wagenen Net Worth?

The 13th general manager of the New York Mets, Van Wagenen has an annual salary of seven-digit figures from the team. Moreover, he has a jaw-dropping net worth around $20 million as of 2020. Reportedly, he made his wealth widely through his long-term career as an agent, which he eventually quit in 2018, to become a general manager.

On October 29, 2018, the Mets announced the hiring of Van Wagenen as their general manager SOURCE: Metsmerized Online

Intially, Van Wagenen earned a name in the sport management industry, following the accomplishment of some of the most prominent contracts in sports history: Robinson Cano's 10 years $260 million deal and Ryan Zimmerman's 6 years $100 million deal. What's more, Van Wagenen ranked No. 25 on Forbes' list of highest-paid sports agents, earning $25.03 million in commissions. 

Without doubt, Van Wagenen with a tremendous fortune has scored real estate properties, however, he prefers his lifestyle low key. 

Relationship Status: Married

Brodie Van Wagenen exchanged te vows with Molly Knight, a step-daughter of astronaut Neil Armstrong. Molly is a graduate of Stanford University where she was a diver. Currently, she serves on the Board of Directors for the Standford University Athletics Department.

Brodie Van Wagenen's family during Christmas SOURCE: Twitter @GMBVW

The couple is blessed with three children. A matter of fact, Van Wagenen and his wife prefer their personal life private. Hence, they have discloed limited information.  

Early Years, Family, & Education

Van Wagenen was born to former professional golfer, Jeff Van Wagenen, who played on the European Seniors Tour and PGA Tour Champions from 1998 to 2008, and mother, Cher. He has a brother, Jeffrey A. Van Wagenen Jr., an attorney, and Assistant County Executive Officer in Riverside County, California. 

He enrolled at Crespi Carmelite High School. In 1993, he received a scholarship to Stanford University and there he was the starting right fielder for the Stanford Cardinal baseball team as a freshman and sophomore. His baseball career shortlived due to an injury. He graduated with a bachelor's degree in communication in 1996.

Career

After graduation, Van Wagenen took a job at the Chicago Bulls where he sold tickets and sponsorship deals. later, he left the Bulls, to experience a short-lived startup which created websites for athletes. later, he started as an agent career and his first client was Randy Flores, He did the job until he becomes the GM of MLB's New York Mates in 2018.

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