Ryan Ripken

by Himanshu 20 Mar,2023
Ryan Ripken
Body Stats
Height 6 Feet 3 Inch
Weight in KG 92 kg
Weight 92
Personal Info
  • Father Cal "Billy" Ripken Jr.
  • Relationship Status single
  • No. of Twitter Followers 3,033
  • First Name Ryan
  • No. of Instagram Followers 1,277
  • Father Nationality American
  • Mother Kelly Geer
  • Last Name Ripken
  • Birth Name Ryan Calvin Ripken
  • Net Worth $1 million
  • Mother Nationality American
  • Currently Married unknown
  • Twitter https://mobile.twitter.com/ryanripken
  • Siblings Rachel Ripken
  • Salary $66,000/year
  • Married to unknown
  • Birth Country United States
  • No. of Siblings 1
  • Instagram https://www.instagram.com/ryanripken/
  • Famous Name Ryan Ripken
  • Children
  • Divorce unknown
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity
  • Religion Christians
  • Profession Minor league baseball player
  • Started career as Minor league baseball player
  • University attended Indian River Community College (Fla.)
  • School attended Gilman School

Ryan Ripken is a former professional baseball player who played in the Washington Nationals organization. Ryan is the son of Cal Ripken Jr., a former baseball shortstop, and third baseman who played 21 seasons for the Baltimore Orioles in Major League Baseball (MLB).

Ryan was born on July 26, 1993, and he was drafted by the Nationals in the 15th round of the 2014 MLB Draft out of Indian River State College in Florida. 

Net Worth and Career Earnings

Ryan Ripken's net worth is estimated to be around $1 million. His career earnings as a professional baseball player are not publicly available, but he earned a salary of around $30,000 annually in the minor leagues.

Currently, he earns an average salary of $66,000 per year as a sports reporter for WBAL-TV in Baltimore. It is not known if he has any investments.

BillyBilly Ripken rides in a red sports car around the field after his last career match, in 2001 SOURCE: alamy.com

Ryan Ripken's father, Cal Ripken Jr., has a net worth of approximately $75 millionHe had a successful career in Major League Baseball, earning $82.5 million in salary alone. He has also made additional income through endorsement deals, business ventures, and diversified investments.

Varied Investment Status of Cal

Cal Ripken Jr. is known to have made several successful real estate investments and investments in other companies throughout his career. Cal Ripken Jr. is the co-founder of Ripken Baseball, a company that operates youth baseball camps, tournaments, and other events. The company has been valued at $25 million as of 2023.

In 2002, Cal Ripken Jr. purchased a minor league baseball team called the Aberdeen IronBirds for $6 million. The team is currently valued at $23 million. Cal Ripken Jr. is the owner of a car dealership in Maryland called the "Cal Ripken, Jr. Chevrolet" The dealership is located in the city of Timonium and is worth an estimated $10 million.

Cal Ripken Jr. has made several successful real estate investments throughout his career. He owns a 25-acre estate in Maryland that is worth an estimated $12 millionHe also owns several other properties, including rental properties and commercial properties.

FormerFormer Maryland Mansion of Ripken family SOURCE: Hubble Bisbee

His real estate investments alone are worth an estimated $22 million. In recent years, Cal Ripken Jr. has made investments in several technology startups, including the sports analytics company, Tonalys, and the health tech company, Owaves.

The success of his investments has allowed him to build a substantial net worth and live a comfortable and luxurious lifestyle.

Also Read about Cal "Bill" Ripken Jr.: Net Worth, Salary, Married Life, Family, Parents, Professional Career

Relationship Status and Dating History

Ryan Ripken is currently single and has no children. He was previously in a relationship with a woman named Alyssa in 2016, but the two have since broken up. Nonetheless, his parents, Cal Ripken Jr. and his former wife Kelly Geer got married on November 13, 1987, and welcomed their two children, Rachel and Ryan.

Ryan's Ryan's parents, Billy and Kelly, in an evening dinner party SOURCE: gettyimages.com

However, they filed for divorce in 2015 and finalized it in 2016 after a year of separation. Cal Ripken Jr. later married Laura S. Kiessling in 2018.

Professional Baseball Career

Ryan Ripken was drafted by the Washington Nationals in the 15th round of the 2014 MLB Draft. He spent four seasons in the Nationals organization, playing for their minor league teams, including the Auburn Doubledays and the Hagerstown Suns. 

RyanRyan in a major league spring training camp, 2019 SOURCE: Bill Vaughan / HANDOUT

In his best season, he hit .291 with a .359 on-base percentage in 2017. On July 22, 2022, Ryan Ripken announced his retirement from professional baseball. He cited a desire to pursue a career in broadcasting as his reason for stepping away from the game.

Post-Retirement Career: Broadcasting

After retiring from baseball, Ryan Ripken began working as a sports reporter and anchor for WBAL-TV in Baltimore.

He covers local sports events, including the Baltimore Ravens and the Orioles. He has also worked as a sports anchor and reporter for Channel 11 in Baltimore.

RipkenRipken in a sports news delivery, 2022 SOURCE: WBAL TV

Ryan Ripken's transition from baseball to broadcasting has been a successful one. He has demonstrated a strong passion for sports journalism and has proven to be a natural on-camera talent.

Aside from his love of sports, Ryan Ripken is an avid fantasy football player. He has participated in several fantasy football leagues and even won some. He also enjoys playing golf and spending time with his family and friends.

Family, Parents, and Siblings

Ryan was born to their father, Cal Ripken Jr., and his mother, Kelly Geer. Ryan Ripken has an older sister named Rachel Ripken, who was born on November 22, 1989.

RyanRyan Ripken with his father, Billy Ripken, and sister, Rachel Ripken, after the final MBL career match of his father, 2001 SOURCE: gettyimages.com

Rachel is also a former athlete and played college soccer at the University of Maryland Baltimore County.


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