Whit Merrifield Biography

( 1989 - )
August 22, 2019
First published on:August 23, 2019
by Jorge

Facts of Whit Merrifield

Date of Birth: 1989, January 24
Age: 31 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Birth Name Whitley David Merrifield
Birth Place Florence, South Carolina
Famous Name Whit Merrifield
Horoscope Aquarius
Father Bill Merrifield
Mother Kissy Merrifield
Net Worth $1 million
Salary $4,062,500
Contract 4 year / $16,250,000
Career Earnings $2,490,550
Weight 88 kg (194 lbs)
Position in Team Second baseman / Outfielder
Current team Kansas City Royals
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Profession Baseball player
Currently Working For Kansas City Royals
University attended University of South Carolina
School attended Davie County High School

Whit Merrifield is an American professional baseball player who currently plays as a Second baseman / Outfielder for the Kansas City Royals of Major League Baseball (MLB). Additionally, he was first drafted by the Kansas City Royals in 2010 Major League Baseball Draft as the ninth-round pick. Moreover, Whit made his MLB debut on May 18, 2016, playing for the Kansas City Royals. 

Whit has an estimated net worth over $1 million and has collected $2,490,550 as career earnings, playing two seasons in MLB. Besides, he is in a romantic relationship with his girlfriend. 

Whit Merrifield Earnings; How much is his Net Worth? 

As of 2019, Whit has an estimated net worth over $1 million and has collected $2,490,550 as career earnings, playing two seasons in MLB. Merrifield currently receives $4,062,500 as a salary from his team, Kansas City Royals. As per his contract with Royals, he penned four years/ $16,250,000 deal which includes $16,250,000 as a guaranteed amount.

Whit's career contract and earnings: 

YEAR TEAM EARNINGS
2010 Kansas City Royals $100,000
2016 Kansas City Royals $277,300
2017 Kansas City Royals $543,750
2018 Kansas City Royals $569,500
2019 Kansas City Royals $1,000,000

Reportedly, he is 11th best-paid player of Kansas City Royals while Alex Gordon and Danny Duffy are among the highest earner of the team with an annual salary of $20,000,000 and $16,500,000 respectively.

Likewise, Whit stands in the #545 position among the highest earner of MLB in 2019 while Stephen Strasburg and Max Scherzer are among the highest-paid player with an annual salary of $38,333,334 and $37,505,562 respectively. 

Additionally, he has an endorsement deal with Adidas through which he earns an additional amount of money. Also, Whit is the owner of some of the luxurious cars of recent time, but the detailed information is still undercover.

Whit Merrifield goes for a vacation in a royal way SOURCE: Instagram

Also, he often goes for a luxurious trip, which is impossible without a good paycheque. So with all the references and assumptions, we came to the conclusion that whit has collected massive fortune from his playing career. 

Is Whit Merrifield in a Relationship? Know about his Personal Life in details

Until now, the news about Whit getting married is not in the media yet. However, he is in a relationship with his girlfriend, whose name is still behind the rock. Well, we could find very little information about his girlfriend, and the only thing we found is her Instagram account, which is private.

Whit Merrifield with his future wife SOURCE: Instagram

Exploring Whit Instagram account, on December 3, 2015, he revealed about their engagement with the caption of "Fiancé is "too masculine of a word" she says. Still glad I can call her my fiancess. Welcome to the family." Moreover, the couple hasn't planned for getting married till date, but we are sure they will come up with the news of their marriage soon.     

Whit Merrifield's fiancee SOURCE: Instagram

Additionally, Whit is an adventurous person who loves to involve himself in recreational activities like traveling, swimming, golfing, and many more. Also, whit has maintained a good social life as he never misses a chance to spend some of his quality time, along with his friends and family.   

Whit Merrifield Body Measurement (Height and Weight)

Merrifield stands in the height of 1.8 m (5 feet 9 inches) and weighs around 88 kg (194 lbs)

Whit Merrifield Early Life, Bio, Family, and Childhood

Whit was born on January 24, 1989, in Florence, South Carolina to Bill Merrifield and Kissy Merrifield. As per whit's birth, he is an American native and belongs to the ethnic group of white. Also, Merrifield was born under the star sign Aquarius. 

In addition, Merrifield graduated from Davie County High School in Mocksville, North Carolina. Later, he joined the University of South Carolina and played baseball for their team from 2008 to 2010. 

Whit Merrifield Professional Career

As of 2019, Whit plays as a Second baseman / Outfielder for the team Kansas City Royals of Major League Baseball (MLB). Furthermore, the Kansas City Royals drafted Whit in the 2010 Major League Baseball Draft as the ninth-round pick. He made his MLB debut on May 18, 2016, playing for the Kansas City Royals. Whit's first MLB hit came off of David Price.  


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