Liam Hendriks

by John Max 11 Nov,2021
Liam Hendriks
Personal Info
  • Famous Name Liam Hendriks
  • Country Australia AU
Facts
  • Birth Name Liam Johnson Hendriks
  • Birth Place Perth, Western Australia
  • Famous Name Liam Hendriks
  • Father Geoff Hendriks
  • Mother Debbie Hendriks
  • Net Worth $10 Million
  • Salary $12,000,000
  • Position in Team Pitcher
  • Current team Chicago White Sox
  • Nationality Australian
  • Profession MLB Player
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Married to Kristi Hendricks

Liam Hendriks is an Australian professional baseball pitcher who is signed to the Chicago White Sox of Major League Baseball (MLB). Turned professional in 2011, he had played for Minnesota Twins (2011–2013), Toronto Blue Jays (2014), Kansas City Royals (2014), Toronto Blue Jays (2015), and Oakland Athletics (2016–2020). 

Perth, Western Australia native, Liam Hendriks was born on 10th February 1989, under the star sign Aquarius. The thirty-years old holds an Austalian nationality and is of mixed ethnic background. He is the son of Geoff Hendriks and Debbie Hendriks. 

How Much Is Liam Hendriks' Net Worth In 2021? Salary & Contract

On 3rd March 2012, Hendriks signed a 1 year $480k contract with Minnesota.

The following season, he agreed for a 1 year $500k contract with Minnesota.

On 3rd March 2015, he signed a 1 year $518,400 contract with Toronto. 

On 4th March 2016, he signed a 1 year $523,400 contract with Oakland.

Further he agreed a 1 year $1.1 million contract in 2017 and a 1 year $1.9 million contract with Oakland. 

On 30th November 2018, he signed a 1 year $2.15 million contract with Oakland.

On 10th January 2020, he signed a 1 year $5.3 million contract with Oakland (OAK), avoiding arbitration. 

On 12th January 2021, he signed a 3 year $54 million contract with Chicago.  

Hendricks' MLB Career Earning

Season Team Salary
2007 Minnesota Twins $170,000 (Signing Bonus)
2012 Minnesota Twins $480,000
2013 Minnesota Twins $139,344
2014 Toronto Blue Jays $76,502
2014 Kansas City Royals $30,054
2015 Toronto Blue Jays $518,400
2016 Oakland Athletics  $523,400
2017 Oakland Athletics  $1,100,000
2018 Oakland Athletics  $1,100,000
2019 Oakland Athletics  $2,150,000
2020 Oakland Athletics  $1,962,963
2021 Chicago White Sox $12,000,000
Total   $21,050,663

As of 2021, Liam Hendrik's net worth is $10 million. No doubt, the pitcher is living a lavish lifestyle but has kept it low key. His real estate portfolio is yet to be public. 

Is Liam Hendriks Married?

Liam Hendriks is married to Kristi Hendricks, a Toronto native. 

His wife, Kristi is a fashion designer who is the proprietor of For the Field Apparel, an online business.

It's unknown when the two started dating but Hendrinks went down on knee on 2nd Feburary 2012.  

Kristi said, "My wedding was magical. Everything that dreams are made up to be! I spent 20 long months planning our incredible wedding. I know you are thinking, wow 20 months- that’s a long time!- and yes it was! Trust me- I know!"

Liam Liam Hendriks and his wife Kristi Hendriks SOURCE: Instagram @hendriks_31

The couple tied the knot in November of 2013 in the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort and Spa in Bonita Springs Florida. 

Though the duo is in different career path they have same taste in sports. Both Mr. and Mrs. Hendriks are avid Montreal Canadiens fans. 

As of 2021, it's been eight years that Liam and Kristi married but there is no any news about welcoming baby. 

Besides, Hendriks is active on Instagram with 44.7k followers as of November 2021. He often shares pictures with his wife and never forgets to give shoutout on any ocassion. 

Early Years

At the age of 5, Hendriks started playing tee-ball and later baseball at the age of ten. Also, he played Australian rules football. He played both baseball and football through high school at Sacred Heart College, Sorrento.

His paternal grandparents immigrated to Australia from the Netherlands. His father, Geoff Hendriks is a former professional footballer who played over 150 games of senior football for the West Perth Football Club in the West Australian Football League (WAFL).

On his eighteenth birthday, Hendricks was signed by the Minnesota Twins on his eighteenth birthday.

Baseball Career

In 2007, Hendriks made his debut for Minnesota Twins pitching for the Gulf Coast League Twins.

The following season, he pitched for the Perth Heat in the 2008 Claxton Shield which went 3–0 with a 1.90 ERA and 25 strikeouts. The same season, he was added to the Australian national team for the Final Olympic Qualification Tournament. He pitched five innings of work while only allowing one unearned run alongside two hits and a walk while striking out six.

In 2009, he played for the Class-A Beloit Snappers of the Midwest League and the Rookie-Level Elizabethton Twins of the Appalachian League. He spent the 2011 season with Triple-A Rochester. 

For 2012, Hendrick was named as one of the Twins' starting pitchers. On 19th September 2012, he tasted first Major League victory in a 6–4 win against the Cleveland Indians.
On 5th December 2013, Twins designated him  assignment after the signing of pitcher Phil Hughes.

On 13th December 2013, Chicago Cubs claimed off waivers and again later ten days by Baltimore Orioles. 

On 21st February 2014, the Toronto Blue Jays claimed Hendriks off waivers. On 23rd May 2014, he made his Blue Jays debut, picking up a 3–2 win over the Oakland Athletics.  

On 28th July 2014, Hendrick was traded to the Kansas City Royals along with Erik Kratz in exchange for Danny Valencia. On 24th October 2014, he was designated for assignment.

On 30 October 2014, Hendriks was traded back to his former team, the Blue Jays. 

On 20th November 2015, he was traded to the Oakland Athletics for Jesse Chavez. He concluded the following season with a 3.76 ERA and 0–4 record, pitching 64+2⁄3 innings in 53 appearances. In 2017, he saw 64 innings in 70 appearances with a 4–2 record and 4.22 ERA.
In 2019, Hendrick made his first career All-Star Game. Also, he earned the inaugural All-MLB Second team honors. 

On 11th January 2021,  Hendriks signed a three-year deal with Chicago White Sox. In May, he was named the AL Reliever of the Month.    

Career Awards & Highlighst

  • 2× All-Star (2019, 2021)
  • 2× AL Reliever of the Year (2020, 2021)
  • 2020 All-MLB First Team 
  • 2019 All-MLB Second Team 
  • 2021 AL saves leader 

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