Clayton Richard Biography

August 23, 2019
First published on:August 25, 2019
by Jorden

Facts of Clayton Richard

Birth Name Clayton Colby Richard
Birth Place Lafayette, Indiana
Famous Name Clayton Richard
Birth Date September 12, 1983
Net Worth $15 million
Salary $1,500,000
Past Team Chicago White Sox, San Diego Padres, and Chicago Cubs.
School Location Indiana
Contract 2 year $6 million
Career Earnings $20,950,418
Height 1.96 meters
Weight 111 kg
Position in Team Pitcher
Current team Toronto Blue jays
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Profession baseball player
Started career as baseball player
University attended McCutcheon High School.
School attended McCutcheon High School
Married to girlfriend, Ashley Richard
Children 3 children

Clayton Richard is a professional baseball player who plays in the Major League Baseball (MLB) in the position of pitcher. Richard is currently playing for the Toronto Blue Jays, and he also played for Chicago Cubs, San Diego Padres, and Chicago White Sox. 

Indiana's Mr. Football accepted a scholarship from the University of Michigan in 2003. How much net worth and salary does Clayton Richard acquire in 2019? Do you want to know more about his career earnings, married life, wife, and children?

How much net worth and salary does Clayton Richard have? 

Clayton started his career soon after his draft in 2005, so he is in his playing career for almost more than a decade. Such experienced players undoubtedly have an impressive net worth and salary.

Clayton's current net worth is calculated to be more than $15 million. Besides his net worth, Richard's salary and career earnings are also incredible. 

Clayton Richard Salary and Career Earnings:

Season Team Salary
2005 Chicago White Sox $78,000
2009 Chicago White Sox $405,000
2010 San Diego Padre $423,700
2011 San Diego Padre $468,800
2012 San Diego Padre $2,705,000
2013 San Diego Padre $5,240,000
2015 Chicago Cubs $221,857
2016 Chicago Cubs $2,000,000
2016 San Diego Padre $158,061
2017 San Diego Padre $2,750,000
2018 San Diego Padre $3,500,000
2019 Toronto Blue Jays $1,500,000
2019 San Diego Padre $1,500,000
Total Earnings   $20,950,418

Clayton's annual salary is around $1,500,000 in the 20-19 season whereas he received the same amount of salary in the previous season. His salary is mostly more than $1 million in his entire career so far, so he is listed in the list of the highest earners of the team. 

He signed a two years contract worth $6 million with the Padres team on September 25, 2017. He also played in the minor league from where he is supposed to have earned around $1 million. The total value of his assets is estimated at around $5 million in the current market rate.

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Clayton Richard Married Life: His Wife and Children

Well, most of the professional players don't feel comfortable to share details about their married life, wife, and children in the media. Clayton is not listed among them as he shared a lot about his wife and children in his social media accounts. Clayton got married to his girlfriend, Ashley Richard in a lavish wedding ceremony.

Clayton and his wife Ashley's wedding ceremony SOURCE: Twitter

Clayton and his wife are blessed with three children, including two sons and a daughter who is currently residing with them. He shares a lot of happy moments with his spouse Ashley since they are together for a long time even years before getting married. 

Clayton's children SOURCE: Twitter

Richard and his wife seem to be enjoying their married life, which is why they haven't shared any disputes in their marital life so far. Moreover, Clayton takes his family to watch his game frequently. Despite his busy schedule, he manages time for his wife and children. 

Clayton Richard's happy family SOURCE: Twitter

So far, Clayton is loyal to his wife since he is not involved in extramarital affairs. Apart from this, his past relationship details are still under review. He has a lovely height of 1.96 meters along with a weight of around 111 kilograms. 

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Who is Clayton Richard? His Bio, Parents, and Childhood Facts

Clayton Richard was born as Clayton Colby Richard on September 12, 1983, in Lafayette, Indiana, to American parents. His parents raised him well alongside his siblings in Indiana, where he spent his entire childhood. Clayton holds American nationality along with white ethnicity.

He played high school baseball for the  McCutcheon High School where he played football as well and was named Mr. Football. Later on, he played for the University of Michigan and also completed his education from there.

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Clayton Richard MLB Career

Clayton Richard is a professional baseball player who plays in the Major League Baseball (MLB) in the position of pitcher. Richard is currently playing for the Toronto Blue Jays, and he also played for Chicago Cubs, San Diego Padres, and Chicago White Sox. 

White Sox drafted him in the 2005 MLB Draft, and he started playing in the minor league where he played for almost four seasons. After playing with several MLB teams he was traded to Toronto Blue Jays in 2018. Further biographies of the MLB players are available at 

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