Matt Wieters Biography

( 1986 - )
September 5, 2019
First published on:September 5, 2019
by Jorden

Facts of Matt Wieters

Date of Birth: 1986, May 21
Age: 34 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 5 Inch
Birth Name Matthew Richard Wieters
Birth Place Goose Creek, South Carolina
Famous Name Matt Wieters
Father Richard
Mother Pamela
Net Worth $40 million
Salary $1,500,000
Past Team Baltimore Orioles and Washington Nationals.
Siblings sister Rebecca
School Location Goose Creek, South Carolina.
University Team Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Career Earnings $56,434,217
Weight 106 kg
Position in Team catcher
Current team St. Louis Cardinals
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Profession baseball player
Started career as baseball player
Current City Sarasota, Florida
University attended Georgia Institute of Technology
School attended Stratford High School
Married to Maria Wieters
Children Maverick Luther Wieters

Matt Wieters is a professional baseball player who is currently playing in the Major League Baseball(MLB) for the St. Louis Cardinals as their catcher. Matt played for some other MLB teams including Washington Nationals and Baltimore Orioles. 

Orioles selected Matt in the 2007 Major League Baseball draft in the fifth round. There are some more facts to know about Matt Wieters net worth, salary, earnings, married life, wife, and children.

Matt Wieters Net Worth and Salary in 2019

Matt Wieters started his MLB career in 2009, so his net worth and salary are undoubtedly enormous. As of 2019, his net worth is estimated at around $40 million.

Moreover, he is among the highest earners of the Cardinals of recent time. Matt has earned a considerable amount of around $56 million from his MLB career so far.

Matt Wieters Salary and earnings:

Season Team Salary
2009 Baltimore Orioles $281,967
2010 Baltimore Orioles $400,000
2011 Baltimore Orioles $452,250
2012 Baltimore Orioles $500,000
2013 Baltimore Orioles $5,500,000
2014 Baltimore Orioles $7,700,000
2015 Baltimore Orioles $8,300,000
2016 Baltimore Orioles $15,800,000
2017  Washington Nationals $5,500,000
2018  Washington Nationals $10,500,000
2019 St. Louis Cardinals $1,500,000

He is currently receiving a salary of around $1.5 million whereas his salary in the previous season was around $10.5 million. Besides his salary, he also earns an extraordinary amount from various endorsements and his investments. Like other professional players, he might have invested in some other businesses besides his MLB career. 

Matt Wieters SOURCE: ESPN

Matt is currently playing under a one-year contract worth $1.5 million signed in 2019. Before this, he was exercised $10.5 million player option for 2018, with Nationals.

He also signed one year contract worth $15.8 million with Orioles in 2015. He owns almost three expensive houses in Atlanta, Sarasota, and Baltimore, and the total value of his properties exceed $10 million. 

Matt Wieters Married Life: His Wife and Children

Matt Wieters is a famous MLB player who is well known for his outstanding performance and friendly behavior in and out of baseball. Matt is a happily married man who tied the knot with his lovely and gorgeous girlfriend. Matt and his girlfriend Maria exchanged their vows in 2008 in front of family and friends. 

Matt and his wife are blessed with a lovely son named Maverick Luther Wieters born on September 28th, 2012. Wieters and his spouse are together since their college days as they first met while they were studying at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Matt was just 22 years when he married his beautiful girlfriend. 

Matt with his wife and son SOURCE: heightline

Since the couple have completed their one-decade long journey and still their relationship is flourishing, which shows that the husband-wife will be together for a lifetime. Moreover, there aren't any disputes seen in their marital life, so there is no chance of them getting a divorce. 

Matt Wieters's wife Maria SOURCE:

The lovely couple resides in Atlanta during offseason, and during his regular season, they live in Baltimore. Moreover, while he was in the spring training, they shift to Sarasota, Florida.

Matt Wieters Body Measurements(Height, Age, and Weight)

Matt Wieters is a thirty-three years old MLB player who has a lovely height of 6 feet 5 inches tall, and his current weight is listed as 106 kg.

Who is Matt Wieters? His Bio, Parents, and Childhood

Matthew Richard Wieters was born on May 21, 1986, to parents Pamela Wieters and Richard Wieters, in Goose Creek, South Carolina. He spent his entire childhood with his sister Rebecca Wieters in Carolina where their parents raised them. 

Matt's high school and college stats are incredible. He played for the Stratford High School baseball team. Later on, he played for the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. 

Matt Wieters MLB Career

Matt Wieters is a professional baseball player who is currently playing in the Major League Baseball(MLB) for the St. Louis Cardinals as their catcher. Matt played for some other MLB teams including Washington Nationals and Baltimore Orioles. Orioles selected Matt in the 2007 Major League Baseball draft in the fifth round.

Matt began his career with the Honolulu Sharks and was highest ranked catcher on the list in 2008. He scored his first major league hit against Justin Verlander in 2009. He won the Gold Glove and Fielding Bible Award in 2011. Due to injury in 2014, season, he was put on the disabled list, and Gary Thorne mentioned that he was unable to attend All-Star Game.

Matt began his career with the St.Louis Cardinals on February 26, 2019, after he received an invitation for the spring training. Matt plays alongside his teammates, including Harrison Bader and Matt Carpenter

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