|Celebrated Name:||David Wright|
|Real Name/Full Name:||David Allen Wright|
|Age:||38 years old|
|Birth Date:||December 20, 1982|
|Birth Place:||Norfolk, Virginia, United States|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Molly Beers (m. 2013)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Olivia Shea Wright and Madison Wright)|
|Is David Wright Gay?:||No|
|Salary:||$20 million per year|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$90 million|
|Last Updated:||December 2021|
The infamous New York Mets player David Allen Wright was born on December 20, 1982, in Norfolk, Virginia. The American used to be a former professional third baseman baseball player. For his entire fourteen years long career, he was part of the New York Mets. He joined the Mets after being drafted in 2001. His first appearance was on July 21, 2004, at the Shea Stadium. After his performance in the World Baseball Classic in 2013, he was given the nickname “Captain America.”
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Early Life & Biography
David Allen Wright was born in Norfolk, Virginia, on December 20, 1982, to parents Rhon and Elisa Wright. His father, Rhon, was a police officer at the Norfolk Police Department. David grew up with his three other brothers in their native place in Virginia. While he was learning baseball, he learned and practiced alongside the future Major League player Michael Cuddyer while they both were in elementary school and played on teams along with future stars like Ryan Zimmerman, Mark Reynolds, B.J. Upton, and Justin Upton while in high school. Later, when he enrolled in Georgia Tech, he continued to pursue his passion while being a part of the college’s baseball team. While in high school, David had a batting average of 0.538.
David Wright owns homes in Manhattan, Manhattan Beach, California, and Chesapeake, Virginia. He has a pet boxer dog named Homer. In clubhouses, David is more popular by the names “Visine” and “Hollywood.” Vitamin Water was sold to The Coca Cola for $4.1 billion in May 2007. As David was a part of the endorsement deal, he was offered 0.5% of the company, which weighed approximately $20 million.
David had been dating model Molly Beers for a few years, and the couple later got married after David announced the engagement in January of 2013. The couple got married in La Jolla, California, on December 26, 2013. The couple has since been blessed with two daughters named Olivia, who was born in July 2016, and Madison, who was born in May 2018.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 20 December 1982, David Wright is 38 years old as of today’s date 9th December 2021. His height is 1.83 m tall, and his weight is 93 kg.
After the Mets lost Mike Hampton to the Colorado Rockies in 2001 in free agency, David Wright got drafted in the supplemental round. David earned his major league debut on July 21, 2004, against the Montreal Expos while playing on third base. David finished his first season with a batting average of 0.293, 14 home runs, and 40 RBI in 263 at-bats in 69 matches. He was voted Rookie of the Year.
Ed Coleman and the WFAN made several reports regarding the extension of David’s contract with the Mets on November 30, 2012. David had signed a seven-year extension with the Mets for a worth of $138 million. The agreement was made official on December 4 after David made through the physical. In April 2015, he suffered a strained right hamstring and was put off the field for 15 days. He was put on a 60 day recovery period. He then came back in good form and continued his career.
Awards & Achievements
David won the TYIB Rookie of the Year in 2004, MLB Player of the Year in 2005, NL Player of the Week thrice, Player of the Month in June of 2006 and 2010, MLB Home Run Derby Participant in 2006 and 2013, All-Star Selection from 2006 to 2013, Silver Slugger in 2007 and 2008, Golden Glove Award in 2007 and 2008, Sports Humanitarian of the Year in 2008, Mets Heart and Hustle Award in 2008 and 2009,30-30 Club in 2007 and Ride of Fame in 2013.
Net Worth & Salary of David Wright in 2021
While being a player at the Mets, David earned $20 million per year. His net worth is estimated to be $90 million as of 2021. He also gets money from brand endorsements.
David serves as a role model of many young men who have the urge to venture out in the world of baseball. Perhaps the reason we look up to him for inspiration is that he has proved that success purely is an outcome of your efforts and not passed down over from one man to another.