Corey Dickerson Biography

April 1, 2020
First published on:April 1, 2020
by John Max

Facts of Corey Dickerson

Birth Name McKenzie Corey Dickerson
Birth Place McComb, Mississippi
Famous Name Corey Dickerson
Father Tim Dickerson
Mother Becky Dickerson
Net Worth $10 Million
Salary $8,000,000
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Profession MLB Player
Currently Married Yes
Married to Beth Anne
Children two

McKenzie Corey Dickerson a.k.a. Corey Dickerson is an American professional baseball player currently signed to the Miami Marlins of Major League Baseball (MLB). He was drafted by the Colorado Rockies in the eighth round of the 2010 MLB draft where he spent three seasons and later played for Tampa Bay Rays (2016–2017), Pittsburgh Pirates (2018–2019), and Philadelphia Phillies (2019). 

Born on 22nd May 1989, Dickerson attended Brookhaven Academy where he played baseball as well as starred in football and basketball. After graduation, he joined Meridian Community College through which he finished his collegiate career.

Corey Dickerson Net Worth, Salary, Contract, & Career Earning as of 2020

Corey Dickerson is currently under a 2 year / $17.5 million contract with the Miami Marlins, including $17.5 million guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $8,750,000. In 2020, the MLB sensation will earn a base salary of $8,000,000, while carrying a total salary of $8,000,000. 

As per the deal, he will summon $9,500,000 the next season from the team. As a Matter of fact, he is the highest-paid rooster of the team while Miguel Rojas and Jonathan Villar are in the 2nd and 3rd positions. 

Now, let's have a look on his past contracts:

  • March 3, 2014: Signed a 1 year $500,000 contract with Colorado
  • March 6, 2015: Signed a 1 year $512,500 contract with Colorado
  • March 4, 2016: Signed a 1 year $522,900 contract with Tampa Bay 
  • January 13, 2017, Signed a 1 year $3.025 million contract with Tampa Bay, avoiding arbitration
  • January 12, 2018: Signed a 1 year $5.95 million contract with Tampa Bay, avoiding arbitration
  • November 30, 2018: Signed a 1 year $8.5 million contract with Pittsburgh, avoiding arbitration

Seven seasons in the MLB has earned him the jaw-dropping amount of $19,606,274. As of 2020, his net worth is approximately $10 million

Married With Two Children

Corey Dickerson is married to Beth Anne Dickerson. The couple tied the knot on 4th February 2012 in an intimate wedding ceremony. Now, the couple shares two sons: Davis bron on 2nd October 2014 and Miller whom they had on 22nd February 2018.

Corey Dickerson with his wife and children SOURCE: Pledge It

His wife, Beth was born on August 7, 1990, in Meridian, Mississippi, as Elisabeth Anne Davis. She studied at West Lauderdale High School and subsequently went to Mississippi State University.

Family

Corey Dickerson was born to Becky Dickerson and Tim Dickerson in McComb, Mississippi, United States. He holds an American nationality and is from a white ethnic background.

Growing up, he used to hit berries with switches and ping pong balls with broomsticks. His brother, Craig, who is three years older, would spin those ping pong balls like a whiffle ball, and Corey tries hitting one of those with a broomstick.

He said, "My brother and I used to make our own homemade pitching mound and have whiffle ball tournaments," Dickerson says. "We'd get clay from the woods and pack it in, build it up and then use a piece of plywood for the pitching rubber."

Career Highlights

  • 2017 All-Star 
  • 2018 Gold Glove Award 

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