|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|
|Net Worth||$1 million|
|Contract||4 year / $16,250,000|
|Weight||88 kg (194 lbs)|
|Position in Team||Second baseman / Outfielder|
|Current team||Kansas City Royals|
|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.
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:
|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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Merrifield stands in the height of 1.8 m (5 feet 9 inches) and weighs around 88 kg (194 lbs)
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.
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.