Eric Byrnes Biography

( 1976 - )
August 27, 2019
First published on:August 27, 2019
by Jorden

Facts of Eric Byrnes

Date of Birth: 1976, February 16
Age: 44 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Birth Name Eric James Byrnes
Birth Place Redwood City, California
Famous Name Eric Byrnes
Net Worth $40 million
Salary $100,000
Past Team Oakland Athletics, the Colorado Rockies, the Baltimore Orioles, the Arizona Diamondbacks, and the Seattle Mariners
Career Earnings $60 million
House Location California
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Profession sportscaster
Started career as baseball player
Awards Guinness Book of World Records
Current City Half Moon Bay, California
University attended University of California at Los Angeles.
School attended St. Francis High School
Married to Tarah Peters
Children 3 children

Eric Byrnes is currently working for the MLB Network as their studio analyst since 2010. Before this, he played in the Major League Baseball(MLB) as their outfielder. Byrnes played for MLB teams including Seattle Mariners, Oakland Athletics, Colorado Rockies, Baltimore Orioles, and Arizona Diamondbacks. 

John Dewan's publication, Fielding Bible ranked Eric among the top-three best defensive left fielders. Besides, he is an avid golfer and has Guinness World Record for most holes of golf in a single day. With the successful baseball career, how much net worth has Byrnes made? 

Eric Byrnes Net Worth and Salary: His Career Earnings

Eric Byrnes is among the top ten highest-paid MLB players of his time, so his net worth and salary are also massive. He has earned a sum of more than $60 million from his MLB career which suggests that his salary was in millions. Byrnes' net worth is estimated at around $40 million as of 2019. 

As reported by the FOX Sports official page, he received around $11 million in 2010 season which is guaranteed sum.

Before his retirement, he played for Diamondbacks under a three-year contract. The contract was worth $30 million signed in 2006. Besides his MLB career, he also earned a significant salary from his broadcasting career. He began his career with the ESPN which is well known for paying a huge salary to its sportscasters.

Byrnes Arizona mansion SOURCE: virtualglobetrotting.com

Currently, he is receiving a salary of more than $100,000 from his broadcasting career. Apart from all the financial earnings, he also possesses luxurious houses and cars. He is living in his luxurious mansion located in Glendale, Arizona, which is worth around $5 million

Eric Byrnes Married life: His wife and children

Eric Byrnes is a 43 years old retired MLB player who rarely shares about his wife and children in the media. Byrnes is married to his longtime girlfriend Tarah Peters since 2007. 

Eric with his wife and kid's SOURCE: ericbyrnes.com

Byrnes and his wife are blessed with three children named Chloe, Cali, and Colton. All of his children are currently living with him in their luxurious house in  Half Moon Bay, California. He was with his spouse for almost a decade since it can be said that they are quite enjoying their love life. 

Eric Byrnes happy family SOURCE: ericbyrnes.com

In addition to this, the decade long marital relationship of Byrnes and his wife seem to last long as there are no disputes which lead to divorce. Moreover, he is also not involved in extramarital affairs, which suggests that he is loyal to his wife. He is also involved in charity works and social services. 

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Who is Eric Byrnes? His Bio, Parents, and Childhood

Eric Byrnes was born on February 16, 1976, in Redwood, City, California as Eric James Byrnes to American parents. He holds American nationality and belongs to the white ethnic group. He played high school baseball for the St. Francis High School located in Mountain View, California.

During his high school career, he played against Tom Brady of the Serra High School. He played college baseball for the University of Los Angeles. 

Eric Byrnes Professional Career

Eric Byrnes is currently working for the MLB Network as their studio analyst since 2010. Before this, he played in the Major League Baseball(MLB) as their outfielder. Byrnes played for MLB teams including Seattle Mariners, Oakland Athletics, Colorado Rockies, Baltimore Orioles, and Arizona Diamondbacks. 

John Dewan's publication, Fielding Bible ranked Eric was among the top-three for best defensive left fielders. He is also the Guinness Book of World Records holder for most holes of golf in a single day. He began his career in 1998 after being drafted in 1998 Major League Baseball Draft.

He announced his retirement on  May 13, 2010, and soon after he began his broadcasting career with the ESPN. He also worked for FOX Sports and KNBR. He hosted several shows including Baseball Tonight, 2010 College World Series. Some of the other retired MLB players are Greg Amsinger and Dan Plesac


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