Ken Griffey Jr. Biography

( 1969 - )
September 1, 2019
First published on:September 1, 2019
by Jorge

Facts of Ken Griffey Jr.

Date of Birth: 1969, November 21
Age: 50 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
Birth Name George Kenneth Griffey Jr.
Birth Place Donora, Pennsylvania
Famous Name Ken Griffey Jr.
Horoscope Scorpio
Father Ken Griffey Sr.
Mother Alberta Griffey
Net Worth $100 million
Weight 104 kg
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Profession Former baseball player
School attended Archbishop Moeller High School
Currently Married yes
Married to Melissa Griffey
Children 3

Ken Griffey Jr. is an American former professional baseball player who played in MLB for 22 years. Additionally, he played for the teams like Seattle Mariners and Cincinnati Reds and Chicago White Sox. Moreover, Ken made his MLB debut on April 3, 1989, for the Seattle Mariners and last played on May 31, 2010, for the Seattle Mariners. 

Ken, who played in the MLB for 22 years has an estimated net worth over $100 million which is solely generated from his professional career. Also, he has accumulated $154,444,250 as entire career earnings. Besides, he is married to his stunning wife, Melissa Griffey

Ken Griffey Earnings; How much is his Net Worth?  

As of 2019, Ken has an estimated net worth over $100 million which is entirely generated from his professional career. Moreover, he has collected $154,444,250 as entire career earnings.

As per his last contract with Seattle Mariners, he signed 1 yr(s) / $2,350,000 contract which offered him $2,350,000 as an average annual salary. 

Some of Ken's career contract and earnings:

1987 Seattle Mariners $160,000
1989 Seattle Mariners $68,000
1990 Seattle Mariners $210,000
1991 Seattle Mariners $700,000
1992 Seattle Mariners $2,025,000
1993 Seattle Mariners $5,650,000
1994 Seattle Mariners $4,600,000
1995 Seattle Mariners $7,100,000
1996 Seattle Mariners $7,150,000
1997 Seattle Mariners $9,125,000
1998 Seattle Mariners $7,650,000
1999 Seattle Mariners $7,125,000
2000 Cincinnati Reds $7,000,000
2001 Cincinnati Reds $6,000,000
2002 Cincinnati Reds $6,000,000
2003 Cincinnati Reds $6,000,000
2004 Cincinnati Reds $6,000,000
2005 Cincinnati Reds $6,000,000
2006 Cincinnati Reds $6,000,000
2007 Cincinnati Reds $6,000,000
2008 Chicago White Sox $1,967,741
2008 Cincinnati Reds $4,032,259
2009 Seattle Mariners $2,000,000
2009 Chicago White Sox $4,000,000
2010 Seattle Mariners $2,350,000

With all the references and assumptions, we can conclude that Ken has earned an enormous amount of fortune from his playing career. Moreover, the player with such huge net worth and earnings is obvious to have a luxurious life. Also, Ken owns expensive cars and lavish house.

Unfortunately, the details about Ken's valuable assets like cars and house are still out of reach of media. 

Is Ken Griffey Married? Know about his Relationship Status

Yes, Ken is married to his beautiful wife, Melissa Griffey. The couple exchanged their marital vows on October 24, 1992. However, the details about their wedding are not in the media yet, but as of now, the duo is living a happy life without any rumors of divorce or seperation in recent time. 

Ken Griffey with his family SOURCE: seattletimes

Also, the couple is a proud parent of 3 adorable children, their first child don Ken Griffey III aka Trey Griffey was born on January 19, 1994, their daughter Taryn Kennedy was born on October 21, 1995, and they adopted third child, a son named Tevin Kendall who was born on May 5, 2002.

Ken Griffey with his wife SOURCE: The Seattle Times

Furthermore, Ken's children have followed his path as his son Trey is a wide receiver on the Arizona Football team, and Taryn is a star basketball player. 

Who is Melissa Griffey? Let's find more about her 

Mellisa is a beautiful wife of Ken Griffey who is a famous former baseball player. Additionally, Melissa was born on June 25, 1969, as a Melissa Dorot Gay. Similar to her husband, Melissa is an American native and belongs to the ethnic group of white. Also, Ken's wife was born under the star sign Cancer. 

Ken Griffey Body Measurement (Height and Weight)

Ken stands in the height of 1.88 m (6 feet 1 inch) and weighs around 104 kg. 

Ken Griffey Early Life, Bio, Family, and Childhood

Ken was born on November 21, 1969, in Donora, Pennsylvania to Ken Griffey Sr. and Alberta Griffey. As per Ken's birth, he is an American native and belongs to the ethnic group of white. Also, Griffey was born under the star sign Scorpio. 

In his early childhood, he attended Archbishop Moeller High School where he began his baseball career. Moreover, he was also interested in other sports, like football and basketball. He played football as a wide receiver who got the opportunity to play for the Oklahoma and Michigan. 

Ken Griffey Professional Career

Ken is a former professional baseball player who played for the teams like Seattle Mariners and Cincinnati Reds and Chicago White Sox. Further, he played for 22 years in MLB who has achieved alot in his playing career. He first played in the MLB on April 3, 1989, for the Seattle Mariners and eventually last appeared on May 31, 2010, for the Seattle Mariners.

Furthermore, he was first drafted by the Seattle Mariners during the Major League Baseball Amateur Draft on June 2, 1987, as a number one overall selection. Some of the famous players of his time are Mike Trout, Barry Bonds, Miguel Cabrera, Hank Aaron and many more. 

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