Dansby Swanson

MKhanal 01 Apr,2019

Facts of Dansby Swanson

Full Name
Dansby Swanson
Birth Name
James Dansby Swanson
Famous Name
Dansby Swanson
Mallory Pugh(engaged)
Cooter Swanson
Nancy Swanson
Chase and Lindsey
No. of Siblings


Career & Net worth

Net Worth
$ 10millions
Currently Club
Atlanta Braves
Career Earnings


Mallory Pugh(engaged)

Dansby Swanson is an American Professional Baseball player who plays in the Major League  Baseball (MLB) for the Atlanta Braves as their Shortstop. Previously, he played for Arizona Diamondbacks after being picked first overall in the 2015 MLB Draft.

On February 11, 1994, Dansby Swanson was born in Kennesaw, Georgia. He is American and belongs to the White ethnic group as per his nationality. Further, his star sign is Aquarius. 

Who is Dansby Swanson's Girlfriend?

According to the sources, Dansby Swanson is currently engaged to his longtime girlfriend, Mallory Pugh. The love birds got engaged in December 2021 at a private ceremony. They had been dating each other for several years. 

DansbyDansby shares a photo with his fiance SOURCE: Instagram@dansbyswanson

Talking about his body measurements, The Famous MLB star is 1.85 m in height and weighs around 77kg.

How Rich Is Dansby Swanson? Know about his Net Worth And Salary

Dansby Swanson has an estimated net worth of over $10million in 2022. He signed a 1 year / $3,150,000 contract with the Atlanta Braves, including $3,150,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $3,150,000 in 2020.

Earlier, he signed a one-year $585,000 contract, including $585,000 guaranteed, with Atlanta Braves on March 5, 2019. 

Dansby Swanson so far has made earnings of $25,545,717 from his entire MLB career, While David Price is one of the highest earner in the history of MLB. 

Dansby Swanson career earnings and contract:

2015 Arizona Diamondbacks $6,500,000
2016 Atlanta Braves  $130,331
2017 Atlanta Braves  $498,719
2018 Atlanta Braves  $565,000
2019 Atlanta Braves  $585,000

Reportedly, he is the 17th best-paid player of the Atlanta Braves. Josh Donaldson is the best-paid player of the team, with an annual salary of $23,000,000. 

What are the Endorsement Deals of Dansby Swanson?

It is obvious for any famous athlete to be involved in endorsement deals. Exploring Dansby's social media accounts, we found that he frequently promotes the product of  Nike.

From the deal, he earns a significant amount of money which will certainly add up to his Net worth in the coming days. He also has his clothing line named DS7.

Family & Education

Dansby was born to parents Cooter Swanson and Nancy Swanson. He grew up along with his siblings, Chase and Lindsey.

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Dansby attended high school in Marietta, where he played basketball and baseball. As a freshman, because of a broken bone in his foot and a torn labrum in his shoulder, he played in only 11 games. He was named All-Southeastern Conference as a sophomore in 2014. He was named the Most Outstanding Player of the College World Series after the Commodores beat the Virginia Cavaliers in the 2014 College World Series. 

Dansby Swanson Professional Life

The Arizona Diamondbacks selected Swanson with the 2015 Major League Baseball Draft's first overall selection. Swanson signed a $ 6.5 million signing bonus with the Diamondbacks. On December 9, 2015, Swanson was traded to Atlanta Braves by the Diamondbacks. 

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The Diamondbacks traded Swanson, Ender Inciarte, and Aaron Blair for Shelby Miller and Gabe Speier to Atlanta Braves on December 9, 2015. He went 2-4 in his MLB debut on August 17, including his first career hit off Kyle Gibson, a Minnesota Twins pitcher. 

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