|Celebrated Name:||Billy Beane|
|Real Name/Full Name:||William Lamar Beane III|
|Age:||61 years old|
|Birth Date:||March 29, 1962|
|Birth Place:||Orlando, Florida, United States|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Tara Beane|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Brayden, Casey, and Tinsley)|
|Is Billy Beane Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Former Professional Baseball Player and Front Office Executive|
|Net Worth in 2023:||$16 million|
|Last Updated:||December 2023|
The real name of a former basketball player is William Lamar Beane III. He is currently working as Front Office Executive. The movie Moneyball based on Billy Beane. Brad pit did the role of a baseball player in the movie. He played for various teams like New York Mets, Detroit Tigers, Oakland Athletics, and Minnesota Twins.
Maybe you know about Billy Bean every well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2023? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Billy Beane’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.
Early Life & Biography
The talented player grew up in two cities named Mayport, Florida, and San Diego, California. He is born in the family of a military person. The father of the player was a naval officer. He taught the Beane how to pitch. The executive studied at Mt.Carmel High School, located in San Diego. In school, he played baseball, football, and basketball. The coach of school added William to a varsity baseball team in the last game of his freshman year.
The player batted with .501 during his junior years of high school, but when the player was in his senior years, the battling average of Beane dropped to .300. The batting average of players was decreasing, but the scouts have faith in him. He stops playing football so that he can avoid any injury. Billy was approached by Stanford University to include him on a joint baseball-football scholarship for the Stanford Cardinal Football team.
The player married twice in his life. William has a daughter from his marriage. In 1999, he married to Tara. The couple blessed with twins named Brayden and Tinsley. The first marriage lasted three years. The couple lives in Danville, California, the United States, with his family.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on March 29 1962, Billy Beane is 61 years old as of today’s date 9th December 2023. His height is 1.93 tall, and his weight is 68 kg.
The player selected in 1980 Major League Baseball Draft by New York Mets. The team was impressed by the player talent and selected them in the first pick. Some teams believed that he will attend Stanford and will not sign any contract with the team. He received a signing bonus of $125,000. Billy allotted to minor league baseball teams like Little Falls Mets, which affiliated with New York Mets, Little Falls Mets, and many more. In the first season, the batting average of players was .210.
In the 1987 roster expansion, William only played 12 games in the season. Billy traded to Detroit Tigers by Minnesota Twins. In 1988, he played six games for the Tigers. In 1988, the player signed a deal with Oakland Athletics based in California. Beane played 37 games in the 1989 season. In the 1990 season, he signed A’s’ him. In 1993, the player got promoted to Assistant General Manager of the Athletics.
The team appeared in three World Series from 1988 to 1990 when Billy was the assistant General Manager. On 17 October 1997, he became the General Manager of the team. The athletics continuously reached playoffs from 2000 to 2003. Under the leadership of Beane, the team created a record by winning 20 consecutive games. The Boston Red Sox offered $12.5 million for the post of GM to Billy Beane, but he rejected the offer.
He extended his contract with Athletics on 15 April 2005. He also owned a small portion of team ownership. In 2012, the contract of William extended to 2019. Billy promoted to Executive Vice President of Baseball Operation of Athletics in 2015. Software company Netsuite included The general manager in the board of directors. He worked as an advisor for the Dutch Football club AZ Alkmaar.
Awards & Achievements
In 2018, the player was named Executive of the Year by Major League Baseball. He won by receiving most votes from each team. In late 2009, Billy was ranked #10 in the list of Top 10 GMS/Executives of the Decade He received Executive of Year twice by The Sporting News. He received several other awards like:
- Bestowed the Award Twice in 2002 & 2013 by Baseball America.
- Greatest in Baseball Yearly from MLB.com
- Rube Foster Award
- World Series Champion
Net Worth & Salary of Billy Beane in 2023
The net worth of Billy Beane is $16 million as of December 2023. He also received an annual salary of $3 million. The net worth of Billy comes from a successful Baseball player and general manager. The player also worked as advisors for the company and teams. The player is part of the Consortium. Billy also received a big amount from Red socks, but he rejected it.
William Lamar is a great player and general manager. He has a very positive approach in life. Several managers used the strategy of Beane in games. The baseball game did not have any match for Billy Beane.