|Celebrated Name:||Matt Kemp|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Matthew Ryan Kemp|
|Age:||36 years old|
|Birth Date:||September 23, 1984|
|Birth Place:||Midwest City, Oklahoma|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||No|
|Is Matt Kemp Gay?:||No|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$100 million|
|Last Updated:||January 2021|
Matt Kemp is a famous baseball player who is well-known for being an outfielder in the team, MIAMI MARLINS. He started his career with LOS ANGELES DODGERS team in 2003. He has also been a part of the team’s SAN DIEGO PADRES and ATLANTA BRAVES. He has made several records and achievements in his career. He became a full-time player only in 2008.
Maybe you know about Matt Kemp very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2021? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Matt Kemp’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
He was born on 23rd September in 1984 in Midwest City in Oklahoma. He is the son of Judy Henderson and Carl Kemp, and they weren’t married ever. He spent his childhood in Oklahoma with his mother and grandmother. His mother was a registered nurse. When he turned thirteen years old, his mother gave birth to Tyler, who died within 12 months. Matt Kemp went to MIDWEST CITY HIGH SCHOOL in Oklahoma. He used to play baseball and basketball in his school. He also got a scholarship for college basketball to play for OKLAHOMA SOONERS.
He had a girlfriend who claimed that he abused her. After some days, she dropped all the charges on him. In 2009, he dated the singer Rihanna a few times, and after that, there is no news of him getting into a relationship. He is also involved in charity work and has also created KEMP’S KIDS community. He hasn’t revealed much information about his current relationship status, and he might want to keep it private.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on September 23, 1984, Matt Kemp is 36 years old as of today’s date 23rd January 2021. His height is 1.93m tall, and his weight is 102kg.
He started his professional career with the team, GULF COAST DODGERS, in the year 2003. Later on, he played games with the team’s COLUMBUS CATFISH and VERO BEACH DODGERS, respectively. In the year 2005, he got selected for FLORIDA STATE LEAGUE. In the year 2006, he began with the team, AA JACKSONVILLE SUNS. On 28th May, in the year 2006, he did major league debut with the team, LOS ANGELES DODGERS. In the year 2007, he began the season with a shoulder injury.
On 8th June, he called back to the DODGERS team. In the year 2008, he started as a right fielder and hit his grand slam on 26th April. He named as NATIONAL LEAGUE PLAYER OF THE WEEK from 28th April till 4th May.
In the year 2008, he started playing as a right fielder and hit a first grand slam. On 24th September in 2009, he became the first player to hit 25 home runs, 30 steals, and 100 RBIs. After this season, he got selected for the Gold Glove award. In the 2010 season, Kemp started with excellent fashion.
He was voted as MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL ALL-STAR GAME in 2011. He accepted the invitation to participate in HOME RUN DERBY. In the same year, he got selected for ROY CAMPANELLA AWARD by his teammates. He won NL PLAYER OF THE WEEK AWARD in the year 2011. He won National League Player of the week award in 2012 season. He won several awards this season.
He had a hamstring injury due to which he was placed on a disabled list. On 12th May in 2013, he recorded his 1000th career hit against MIAMI MARLINS. He has appeared in around 73 game in the year 2013 due to several injuries. He got recovered from his injuries in the year 2014 and started playing in minor league games. He played with the teams like Cincinnati Reds, New York Mets and Miami Marlins.
Awards & Achievements
Matt Kemp has been awarded several titles in his gaming career. Here are some major awards won by him:
- GOLD GLOVE AWARDS in 2009 and 2011
- SILVER SLUGGER AWARDS in 2009 and 2011
- NL HOME RUN LEADER in 2011
- NL HANK AARON AWARD in 2011
- ALL-STAR TEAMS for three times
Net Worth & Salary of Matt Kemp in 2021
As of January 2021, he net worth of Matt Kemp is around $100 million which he has earned by being a professional baseball player. He also earned money through endorsements and advertisements contracts.
Matt Kemp has been a great baseball player as well as a kind-hearted human. Not only he earned a lot of wealth, but he also supports charity and NGOs. He believes in sharing, and that’s why he tries to make sure that the children don’t have to suffer in their life due to education or financial problems. He has also been in a relationship with Rihanna, but they broke up soon. Currently, he is single and enjoying his solitude. He has been a great person who has worked hard to reach this successful position.