Ian Kennedy Biography

August 21, 2019
First published on:August 21, 2019
by Jorden

Facts of Ian Kennedy

Birth Name Ian Patrick Kennedy
Birth Place Huntington Beach, California
Famous Name Ian Kennedy
Birth Date December 19, 1984
Father Sean
Mother Teri Kennedy
Net Worth $50 million
Salary $16,000,000
Past Team New York Yankees, Arizona Diamondbacks, and San Diego Padres.
Contract 3 year $49 million
Career Earnings $61,613,700
Position in Team Pitcher
Current team Kansas City Royals
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Profession baseball player
Started career as baseball player
University attended University of Southern California
School attended La Quinta High School
Married to Allison Jaskowiak
Children five

Ian Kennedy is a professional American baseball player who plays in the Major League Baseball(MLB) for the Kansas City Royals. Before this, Ian played as a pitcher for the Arizona Diamondbacks, San Diego Padres, and New York Yankees. 

New York Yankees selected him in 2006 Major League Baseball draft in the first round. Does he acquire a net worth of around $50 million as of 2019? Besides his net worth, there are some interesting facts about his married life, wife, and children.

Ian Kennedy has a net worth of around $50 million; His annual salary and career earnings

Ian Kennedy is listed in the list of the highest-paid MLB players of recent time as his yearly salary is impressive just like his net worth. It is common for a player having an incredible salary to have such a massive net worth of more than $50 million as of 2019. 

Ian Kennedy Salary and Career Earnings:

Season Team Salary
2006 New York Yankees $2,250,000
2008 New York Yankees $394,275
2009 New York Yankees $408,925
2010 Arizona Diamondbacks $403,000
2011 Arizona Diamondbacks $423,000
2012 Arizona Diamondbacks $519,500
2013 San Diego Padres $2,144,153
2013 Arizona Diamondbacks $2,120,847
2014  San Diego Padres $6,100,000
2015  San Diego Padres $9,850,000
2016 Kansas City Royals $7,500,000
2017  Kansas City Royals $13,500,000
2018  Kansas City Royals $16,000,000
Total Earnings   $61,613,700

As we are discussing his annual salary, he is found to be receiving a salary of around $16,000,000 in this season. He received the same salary in his previous season. His career earnings rise in a fast way as he is now among the experienced players. 

You will be amazed after knowing about his MLB contracts. Kennedy is currently playing under three years $49 million contracts signed on November 4, 2017. Before this, he signed a $70 million deal with the Royals for five years. 

Ian's $1.71 million house SOURCE: https://www.latimes.com

Apart from his financial earnings, he also has some expensive houses and cars. Among his assets, he sold his $2.29 million Scottsdale mansion in 2016 which he purchased in 2013 for  $1,675,000. Moreover, he sold another house in 2018 for $1.71 million

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Ian Kennedy Married life: His wife and children

As most of the professional players keep their personal life hidden from the public, but Ian Kennedy is not among such player. He frequently shares about his married life and wife in media and also in his social media accounts. 

Kennedy got married to his girlfriend  Allison Jaskowiak in  October 2007, in a lavish wedding ceremony held outside of St. Louis.

Ian and his wife Allison Jaskowiak SOURCE: Player Wags

Most of his teammates missed his wedding because the team is in the playoff series against Cleveland Indians. He remembered about his wedding saying "I was thinking, what's more nerve-racking, pitching in the big leagues for the first time or getting married? It's a different emotion. I don't cry too much, but it was emotional."

Ian with his wife and children SOURCE: refreshedmag.com

Kennedy and his wife Allison are blessed with five children which include four daughters and a son. The names of his children are Renee Kennedy, Evelyn Kennedy, Nora Kennedy, Lydia Kennedy, and his son's name is yet not available in media.

Ian and his wife share a lot of happy moments together, and they are still enjoying their married life. They don't seem to have a difference in their marital life, which suggests that their relationship is undoubtedly going to last long.  In addition to this, Ian is loyal to his wife, and he is not involved in extramarital affairs so far. 

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Who is Ian Kennedy? His Bio, Parents, Childhood, and Early Life

Ian Kennedy was born as Ian Patrick Kennedy on December 19, 1984, in Huntington Beach, California, to parents Sean and Teri Kennedy. He spent his childhood with his younger sister, Kandice in Huntington Beach, California. Ian holds American nationality and belongs to the white ethnic group. 

He played high school baseball for the La Quinta High School in Westminster, California. Moreover, he played college baseball for the University of Southern California. 

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Ian Kennedy MLB Career

Ian Kennedy is a professional American baseball player who plays in the Major League Baseball(MLB) for the Kansas City Royals. Before this, Ian played as a pitcher for the Arizona Diamondbacks, San Diego Padres, and New York Yankees. 

New York Yankees selected him in 2006 Major League Baseball draft in the first round. Kennedy made his MLB debut in 2007. He was traded yo Diamondbacks in 2009 in a three-way deal, where Max Scherzer was traded to Detroit from Arizona alongside him. If you want to know about other MLB players, just visit the site Playerswiki.com. 

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