Matt Kemp, born as Matthew Ryan Kemp, is an American professional baseball outfielder for the Los Angeles Dodgers in MLB. Kemp, who played for LA Dodgers, San Diego Padres, and Atlanta Braves, enjoys a huge amount of net worth earned through his career.
So, everyone's interested to know how much the 33-year-old baseballer earns? How much is his net worth? Let's know the details of Kemp's net worth, salary, and career along with his awards in this section today.
Matt Kemp, who is considered as one of the most franchised players of LA Dodgers, is not only known for his impressive play but also for his huge net worth. The outfielder is estimated to have a net worth of around $54 million.
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In the beginning of his career, Matt played for Gulf Coast Dodgers for the 2003 season and earned $130,000. After proving himself as a prominent player in the minor league, he was selected by Los Angeles Dodgers where he played till 2014, making his debut on May 28, 2006. As reported, his annual salary in 2007 was $383,000.
With increasing levels of skill, Kemp's salary also went high, reaching $406,000 and $467,000 in 2008 and 2009 respectively. In 2010, Matt's salary became $4 million before increasing to $7.1 million in 2011 along with bonuses.
After the 2011 season, Kemp signed a record 8-year, $160 million contract extension, which also included a signing bonus of $2 million with the average annual salary of $20 million.
Matt Kemp playing for the LA Dodgers
Source: LA Times
However, after playing for Dodgers till the 2014 season, with the salary of $21 million, he was traded to San Diego Padres along with Tim Federowicz and $32 million in cash for Joe Wieland, Yasmani Grandal, and Zach Eflin at the end of 2014.
Kemp played for the Padres for a season earning the adjusted annual salary of $3 million from Padres and $18 million payment from Dodgers.
Later, after 2015 season, the Padres traded Kemp with cash considerations to the Atlanta Braves in exchange for Héctor Olivera. His adjusted salary in the club was $6.3 million and $9.5 million in 2016 and 2017 respectively but reached $21 million in each season after taking Dodger's payment into account.
After the 2017 season, the Braves traded Kemp to the Los Angeles Dodgers, where he will earn the base salary of $21.5 million carrying the cap hit of the same amount.
Matt Kemp currently resides in his home in San Diego, California. However, he has not provided the details of his house yet. But we do know the details of his previous home that was put for sale.
Back in December 2016, after being traded to Atlanta Braves, he put up his mansion in Poway, California, for sale with the market price of $11.5 million. However, after bidding failure, currently, the 15,884-square-foot is not sold and is not on the market.
Have a look at the picture of the mansion.
Kemp's Mansion in Poway, California
The house consists of five bedroom, hardwood floors and cavernous common areas with high ceilings and wide windows. It comes well equipped with a fireplace and an infinity pool with a spa.
Kemp bought the property in 2013 paying $9.1 million and reportedly invested $3 million into the property for its renovation.
Well, it's not the only property he put for sale on the market. Kemp's former house in Paradise Valley, Arizona, was on the market with a price tag of $3.5 million. Let's see his former house in Arizona.
Matt Kemp's house in Arizona
The 6,728 Sq. feet property with 5 bedrooms and 6 and a half bathrooms was bought by the baseballer in 2010 for $2,050,000. In 2015, he sold it for $3.315 million, making a huge profit of $1 million.
Talking about cars, Matt Kemp seems to be fond of using luxury ones. He owns a Rolls Royce Wraith and a Mercedes Benz G Wagon, etc.
The price of a Mercedez G Wagon ranges from $114,000 to $129,000 whereas the Wraith has a starting price of $300,000.
Matt Kemp and his Rolls Royce Wraith
The millionaire baseballer is also sponsored by the brands like Rawlings and Nike, however, details of the endorsement deals with the brands are yet to be disclosed.
Matt Kemp started his professional career playing for the minor league team Gulf Coast Dodgers in 2003 and later was included in the Florida State League All-Star team in 2005. After receiving a chance to play in the major league from the Los Angeles Dodgers, he debuted on May 28, 2006, against the Washington Nationals, his first career major league hit.
While in Dodgers, he became the first player to finish in the top two positions in both home runs and steals in 2011 since Hank Aaron in 1963 with his record in the National League which was 115 runs scored, 353 total bases, 171 OPS+, 7.8 WAR, 39 home runs, and 126 runs batted.
The two-time All-Star player, Kemp won two Gold Glove Awards in 2009 and 2011. He also won two Silver Slugger Awards in 2009 and 2011. After playing for the Dodgers till 2014, he was traded to San Diego Padres and remained there for a season.
Former San Diego Padres player, Matt Kemp
Source: Rants Sports
After his season was over in Padres, NL Hank Aron Award-winner(2011) Kemp was traded to Atlanta Braves on July 30, 2016, where he hit a double for the 1,500th hit of his career.
On December 16, 2017, Kemp joined his old team LA Dodgers as an exchange for Adrian Gonzalez, Scott Kazmir, Brandon McCarthy, Charlie Culberson.
Let's take a look at his career highlights in Dodgers.
He will play there till 2019. However, the announcement of his contract renewal is not out yet.
Stay tuned for more updates.