Ryan Zimmerman

Jorge 18 Aug,2019

Facts of Ryan Zimmerman

Full Name
Ryan Wallace Zimmerman
Birth Name
Ryan Wallace Zimmerman
Famous Name
Ryan Zimmerman
Married to
Heather Downe
Currently Married


Career & Net worth

Net Worth
$80 million
Baseball player
Currently Club
Washington Nationals
Career Earnings


Married to
Heather Downe
Currently Married

Ryan Zimmerman is an American professional soccer player who currently plays as a first baseman for the Washington Nationals of Major League Baseball (MLB). Additionally, he was first drafted by the Washington Nationals in the 2005 Major League Baseball Draft as a first-round, fourth overall pick. 

As of 2019, Ryan has an estimated net worth over $80 million which is solely generated from his professional career. Also, he has collected $137,892,000 as entire career earnings, playing 14 seasons in MLB. Besides, he is in a romantic relationship with his wife, Heather Downen.

Ryan Zimmerman Earnings; How much is his Net Worth?

As of 2019, Ryan holds a massive net worth over $80 million which is entirely generated from his professional career. Additionally, he has accumulated $137,892,000 as entire career earnings, playing 14 seasons in MLB.

Moreover, he receives $16,666,667 as an annual salary from his team Washington Nationals. As per his contract with Washington Nationals, he signed 6 years/ $100,000,000 deal which includes as a $100,000,000 guaranteed amount.

Some of Ryan's career contract and earnings:  

2005 Washington Nationals $2,975,000
2006 Washington Nationals $327,000
2007 Washington Nationals $400,000
2008 Washington Nationals $465,000
2009 Washington Nationals $4,025,000
2010 Washington Nationals $6,425,000
2011 Washington Nationals $8,925,000
2012 Washington Nationals $12,175,000
2013 Washington Nationals $14,175,000
2014 Washington Nationals $14,000,000
2015 Washington Nationals $14,000,000
2016 Washington Nationals $14,000,000
2017 Washington Nationals $14,000,000
2018 Washington Nationals $14,000,000
2019 Washington Nationals $18,000,000

Reportedly, he is 4th best-paid player of Nationals while Stephen Strasburg, Max Scherzer is the top-2 highest earner of the team with an average annual salary of $38,333,334 and $37,505,562 respectively.

Likewise, he is the 49th best-paid player among all the MLB player whereas Clayton Kershaw and David Price are among the highest earner with an annual average salary of $31,000,000 and $31,000,000 respectively. 

Is Ryan Zimmerman Married? Know about his Personal Life in details

Yes, Ryan Zimmerman belongs to the married club and reportedly, he is happily married to his beautiful wife, Heather Downe. Moreover, the couple dated for long before they finally decided to get committed with eachother in April 2012.

Ryan Zimmerman with his wife SOURCE: Abby Jiu

Subsequently, the couple exchanged their marital vows in January 2013. Besides, the couple is blessed with two lovely children Mackenzie and Hayden. Further, their eldest daughter, Mackenzie was born in November 2013 and their youngest daughter, Hayden was born in June 2016. 

Ryan Zimmerman with his family SOURCE: Heightline

Talking about how they started their relationship, the duo fairly met soon after their college. In one of the interviews of Rayan's wife, she said "I didn’t know anything about sports or baseball, so when I found out who he was, I didn’t really understand or care. He was just a fun person I hung out with, who happened to have a cool job!".

Ryan Zimmerman and his wife SOURCE: GettyImages

Additionally, with the pictorial evidence, we came to the conclusion that the duo had a luxurious wedding ceremony which was attended by their close friends and family. The couple was a dress beautifully as the bride was looking stunning in a white wedding dress and the groom was wearing a black suit which suited him perfectly. 

Ryan Zimmerman Body Measurement (Height and Weight)

Ryan stands in the hight of 1.91 m (6 feet 2 inches) and weighs around 104 kg.

Ryan Zimmerman Early Life, Bio, Family, and Childhood

Ryan was born on September 28, 1984, in Washington, North Carolina, the U.S. to Keith Zimmerman and Cheryl Zimmerman. As per his birth, Ryan is an American native and belongs to the ethnic group of white. Also, Zimmerman was born under the star sign Libra.    

Furthermore, Ryan attended the University of Virginia and played for their baseball team, Virginia Cavaliers. In his college career, he had the record of .393 average, .581 slugging percentage, 136 total bases, 92 hits, 59 RBIs, and 51 runs. 

Ryan Zimmerman Professional Career

As of 2019, Ryan currently plays for the Washington Nationals of Major League Baseball (MLB) as a first baseman. Additionally, he was originally drafted by the Washington Nationals in the 2005 Major League Baseball Draft as a first-round, fourth overall pick.



Ryan has played for the single team throughout his professional career, representing Washington Nationals. Additionally, he made his MLB debut on September 1, 2005. Some of his notable career achievements include 2× All-Star (2009, 2017), Gold Glove Award (2009), 2× Silver Slugger Award (2009, 2010) and many more. 

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