- Date of Birth
- Age 39 Years Old
- Famous Name
- Country United States US
- Birth Name David Allen Wright
- Birth Place Norolf, VIrginia
- Father Rhon Wright
- Mother Elisa Wright
- Net Worth $100 Million
- Salary $20 Million
- Nationality American
- Ethnicity White
- Profession baseball player
- University attended Georgia Tech University
- School attended Hickory High School
- Currently Married yes
- Married to Molly Beers
- Children Olivia Shea Wright and Madison Wright
- Religion Christian
David Wright is a well-known American former professional baseball player. He played in Major League baseball from 2004 until 2018. Wright played as a third baseman for his club. David won Gold Glove Award and Silver Award in 2007 and 2008.
David Wright was born David Allen Wright on December 20, 1982, in Norfolk, Virginia. He is among the four children born to Rhon Wright and his wife, Elisa Wright. His father was a police officer. Wright graduated from Hickory High School and enrolled at Georgia Tech University. Talking about his physical appearance, Wright stands six feet and one inch tall and weighs 93 kg.
David Wright's Career Earnings, Net Worth and Lifestyle
David Wright has an estimated net worth of more than $100 Million. He credits most of his net worth to his successful career in MLB. The Player received $960,000 as his signing bonus with the New York Mets in 2001. In 2006, Wright signed a 6-year contract extension with the Mets worth $55 million. He would receive $1.5 Million as a signing bonus, and the salary would start from $1 Million in 2007 to $15 Million in 2012.
In November 2012, David extended his contract worth $138 Million for seven years with the Mets. Several top commentators questioned the contract valuation. From 2014 until 2018, Wright had an annual salary of $20 Million. He even received close to $20 Million from the endorsement deal with Vitamin Water.
David must be living a lavish lifestyle through his successful career. Wright owns several beautiful and lucrative Mansions in and around the states. The Player has donated a huge amount through David Wright Foundation and raised more than $1 Million through numerous charitable organizations. Wright is a celebrity spokesman for Ford in the New York/New Jersey market.
Married Life and Children
Wright is very much open about his relationship status. David is married to his longtime girlfriend, Molly Beers. The love birds exchanged their wedding vows on December 26, 2013, in La Jolla, California. They had a lavish and beautiful wedding ceremony and had invited most of his friends from Mets. They first met each other in 2006 during the World Baseball Classic.
David and Molly are the proud parents of two children, Olivia Shea Wright and Madison Wright. Beers is a Model and works for the Ford Agency, performs on the show, and has also been featured in commercial ads. The family of four is living a happy married life.
Fourteen-Years in The MLB
In the 2001 MLB draft, the Mets chose David and played with several minor leagues until 2004. He made his major league debut, starting at third base against the Montreal Expos. The following year, He played in 160 games and batted .306 with 27 home runs, 102 RBIs, 99 runs, scored 42 doubles, and 17 stolen bases. In 2006, Wright signed a six-year contract with the Mets.
David was named into the All-Star team from 2006 until 2010 and then in 2012 and 2013. In the meantime, Wright won Gold Glove and Silver Slugger Award in 2007 and 2008. His contract of $138 Million was one of the highest of his time. David announced his retirement in 2018.
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