Mark Sweeney Biography

( 1969 - )
January 27, 2019
First published on:January 27, 2019
by Jorden

Facts of Mark Sweeney

Date of Birth: 1969, October 26
Age: 50 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Birth Name Mark Patrick Sweeney
Birth Place Framingham, Massachusetts, United States
Famous Name Mark Sweeney
Father Dan Sweeney
Mother Peggy Sweeney
Net Worth $10 million
Salary $60,000
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Profession sports analyst and formal baseball player
Started career as baseball player
Currently Working For FOX Sports Network
University attended University of Maine
School attended Holliston High School
Married to Cindy Whitmarsh
Children son and two step daughters

Mark Patrick Sweeney is an American former baseball player in the Major Baseball League and is currently working for FOX Sports Network as their baseball correspondent and pregame color analyst. Additionally, he also played for reputed teams like St. Louis Cardinals, San Diego Padres, Milwaukee Brewers, Colorado Rockies, San Francisco Giants, and Los Angeles Dodgers.


Mark is reportedly earning around $60,000, as his yearly salary from the sports network.  As of 2019, he reportedly has an estimated net worth of over $10 million. Mark is currently married to his longtime girlfriend Cindy Whitmarsh and has a son and two stepdaughters living with them.

Mark Sweeney Early Life and Educational History

Mark Sweeney was born on October 26, 1969, in Framingham, Massachusetts, the United States to parents Dan Sweeney and Peggy Sweeney. He holds an American nationality and belongs to White ethnic group.

Mark completed his schooling from Holliston High School. Later he attended the University of Maine and played baseball there. Moreover, he also played baseball during his high school days.

Mark Sweeney Net worth and Salary

The American baseball analyst and former baseball player Mark Patrick Sweeney have an estimated net worth of $10 million.

As of 2019, he receives an annual salary of $60,000 from his successful reporting career with FOX Sports Network. FOX Sports analyst salaries may vary from $61,566 to $66,781.

Besides his broadcasting career, he earned a lot of money from his playing career. 

Let's put a light on his career earnings during his playing career.

Year  Salary Team
1996 $100,000 St. Louis Cardinals 
1997 $200,000 St. Louis Cardinals 
1998 $200,000 San Diego Padres
2000 $500,000 Milwaukee Brewers
2002 $300,000 San Diego Padres
2004 $400,000 Colorado Rockies
2005 $600,000 San Diego Padres
2006 $900,000 San Francisco Giants 
2007 $900,000 San Francisco Giants 

Mark Patrick Sweeney is one of the most popular analysts of the FOX Sports Network who has made a successful career as a sports analysts.

Mark Sweeney Professional Career

Mark started his playing career after being drafted in the 1991 MLB Draft and made his debut with Boise Hawks in Single-A and later made his MLB debut in 1995 with St. Louis Cardinals. 

Additionally, he played for several teams including  San Diego Padres, Milwaukee Brewers, Colorado Rockies, San Francisco Giants, and Los Angeles Dodgers.

CAPTION: Mark Sweeney SOURCE: San Diego Magazine

During his time with San Diego in 2006, his fellow player Barry Bonds showed positive in amphetamine test which he took from Mark's locker but later on Barry cleared Mark's name from it.

Mark remained with the Dodgers mainly during the 2008 season as a pinch hitter. Sweeney gave his jersey number 22 to his rookie teammate Clayton Kershaw in May 2008 and adopted # 21.

He began his broadcasting career with FOX Sports San Diego as their baseball correspondent and pregame color analyst in 2012 and also worked for FOX and FOX Sports 1. He worked alongside Kevin Burkhardt in the broadcasting of Pregame on FS1 and also with Chris Myers on the MLB on FOX.

Mark Sweeney Personal Life

Mark is married to his girlfriend Cindy Whitmarsh since July 2010. They were married after having an affair for a long time. Mark is blessed with a son named Gavin born on October 25, 2011, and also two stepdaughters.

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They first met at their friend's party where they are introduced by common friends. 

Cindy was the wife of Mike Whitmarsh before getting married to Mark Seeney. Mike had a tragic death because he committed suicide by inhaling carbon monoxide from car exhaust.

The couple is living a happy married life since there are no rumors of their divorce. Besides being a former MLB player and sports analyst, he is also quite popular on social media and has a large number of fan following.

Currently, Mike is living a happy and lavish life with his wife/spouse and children.

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