David Wells Biography

January 22, 2020
First published on:January 22, 2020
by Ramin

Facts of David Wells

Birth Name David Lee Well
Birth Place Torrance California
Famous Name David Well
Birth Date 20 May 1963
Horoscope Taurus
Father David Pritt
Mother Eugenia Ann Wells
Net Worth $20 milion
Siblings 5
No. of Twitter Followers 33,100
No. of Siblings 5
Nationality American
Ethnicity American
Started career as Baseball Player
School attended Point Loma High School
Currently Married Nina Fisher well
Wife profession President of Diamond Real Estate
Children 2
Tatto(s) Ruth Babe

"Boomer" aka David Lee Wells is an American Former Major League Baseball Player. Wells attended the Point Loma High School. He Pitched 15 perfect games in baseball history. In 1982, he was drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays, Round 2, Overall 30 pick. In the 62nd Annual Old Timers Day at Yankee Stadium, he said he wasn't going to retire but admitted that his pitching career was probably over.

Lee was born on 20 May 1963 under the star sign Taurus in Torrance, California. Being a sibling of five, his mother, Eugenia Ann Wells worked numerous jobs to give happiness to her children. David was unaware of his father David Pritt's existence until he was 22 years old. After knowing his father's existence he went to start a new beginning with his father.   

David Wells' Net Worth in 2020

Nicknamed as Boomer, The three-time Allstar Wells' net worth is estimated to be $20 million. The large sum of his Net worth is received from earning from his career as a baseball player.

The Salary of any Major League Baseball Player is very high according to Statistic from various sites. David Wells has a long history in baseball playing for many teams like Derek Jeter. His reputation as a baseball player is well-known.

David Wells with his wife and son Lars Wells SOURCE: 92067magazine

David was stunned when he signed the contract with the New York Yankees. Wells received $2 million in 2002 and $3 million in 2003. Another $2 million would be split in the form of a signing bonus and a $1 million buyout if the Yankees do not exercise a $6 million option. Wells signed the contract on January 10, 2002.

Wells earned $1.25 million in base pay and another $4.75 million in incentives in 2004 by making 31starts for the San Diego Padres. 

Year Salary/ Earnings
2002 $2 million
2003 $3 million
2004 $6 million
2005 $5.5 million
2006 $2.5 million

The left-hand pitcher would receive $3 million as a signing bonus and earned $2.5 million in 2005 and 2006. He also signed with the Los Angeles Dodgers on a pro-rated portion contract where he would be paid according to his game statistics. 

David has pitched for the Toronto Blue Jays, Detroit Tigers, Cincinnati Reds, Baltimore Orioles, New York Yankees, Chicago White Sox, Boston Red Sox, and San Diego Padres earning himself millions of dollars.

Luxury Mansions

The Information about his current home and location is kept private but we do know that Lee has listed his property at Santa Fe for sale. David Wells owned two-property including the one shown below at Rancho Santa Fe, both of the property was listed for sale in 2014.

Mansion-Estate in Rancho Santa Fe SOURCE: latimes

His wife listed the properties for a whopping $16 million dollar valuation. Unfortunately, the information about the sales of the property is not available.  

Philanthropic Works 

The 56-years-old with his wife have started Perfect33foundation to support young athletes and military families who have served the country.

David wells and Nina Wells Donating to the foundation SOURCE: [email protected]

They started the organization in May 2018 and have continued their efforts to make society better every day. They donated $35,000 to the Puerto Rico Relief Foundation in August 2018.  

He also raised money for the renovation Point Loma High School which cost $1 million dollars mostly paid by the school bond and there were roughly $135000, he raised through the golf tournament. He also donated $3000 dollars from his salary back into the college program. 

Happily Married for 20 Years

He has been married to Nina Fisher Wells since December 15, 2000. The couple has a wonderful relationship with each other. They are well-matched and definitely made for each other.

Lee's wife is a former runway model who is the president of diamond real estate realty, and a partner in Players First National, a global real estate agency for professional athletes. 

David wells and his wife Nina Wells SOURCE: Zimbio

She's definitely a guys' girl who learned to Golf, Hunt, and Fish among outdoor pursuits. she says she learned all of the mentioned sports to hanging out with his husband and their two children.

There hasn't arisen any controversies between their married life. Being together for such a long time without any sandals or other trouble means their relationship is truly incredible.

Other players such as Bernie Williams, sharing the same field with David Wells is also married and living happily together for 30 years.

Son's Named After Musicians

David is a music lover and a huge one at that since he named both his sons after musicians. David named his oldest son Brandon Miles after jazz musician Miles Davis and younger son Lars Van after Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich and guitarist Eddie Van Halen. Both of his children are musicians now.  

David Wells with his sons and Father-in-law SOURCE: [email protected]

David loves his family and spends quality time with them. According to a post from his Twitter profile, he shared "Had the best day with my Father in law and my 2 best friends aka the 2 best sons a father can have. Love you guys."

Left-Handed Pitcher

Lee was considered one of the best left-handed pitchers, especially during his years with the New York Yankees and the Toronto Blue Jays. He also played with Derek Jeter during his time with New York Yankees in 2002.

David Wells Left-Hand Powerful Pitch SOURCE: Wikiwand

He pitched 15 perfect games in baseball history being tied with Kenny Lofton for appearing in the post-season with six teams. 

Career highlights and awards

  • 3*All-Star (1995, 1998, 2000)
  • 2* World Series Champion (1992, 1998)
  • ALCS MVP (1998)
  • Al wins leader (2000)
  •  pitched a perfect game on May 17, 1998

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