Paul Molitor
Paul Molitor
Celebrated Name: Paul Molitor
Real Name/Full Name: Paul Leo Molitor
Gender: Male
Age: 67 years old
Birth Date: 22 August 1956
Birth Place: Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.83m
Weight: 83kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Destini Molitor (m. 2004), Linda Kaplan (m. 1981–2003)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Joshua Molitor, Julia Molitor, Benjamin Molitor, Blaire Molitor)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Paul Molitor Gay?: No
Profession: Former Professional Baseball Player and Manager
Salary: Unknown
Net Worth in 2024: $1.5 Million
Last Updated: June 2024

Paul Molitor is a renowned former baseball player and manager in the Major League Baseball (MLB) who is known to have played for several teams such as Toronto Blue Jays and Milwaukee Brewers. He got much success all through his career contributing to his popularity in the baseball sport.

He had 15 years in his career in which he was well known as “Molly” and “The Ignitor”. Here is a short biography of Paul Molitor in 2024

Maybe you know about Paul Molitor very well But do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Paul Molitor’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, wife, girlfriend, dating, divorce, kids, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Paul Molitor was born on 22nd August 1956 in Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States. Kathleen Molitor is his mother, Richard Molitor is his father, David Molitor is his brother, and Barbie Jones, Mary Alice Langevin, Angie Whitcomb, Judy Gergen, and Carol Rolland are his sisters.

He got raised together with his siblings in his birth place. On his education life, Paul studied from Cretin High School. The St. Louis Cardinals drafted him in the 28th round as a free agent, but he finished his education at the University of Minnesota, where he started for the Golden Gophers for three years, garnering All-American honors as a shortstop during his sophomore and junior years.

Age, Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Being born on 22 August 1956, Paul Molitor is 67 years old as of today’s date 15th June 2024. His height is 1.83 m tall, and weight is 83 kg.

Personal Life: wife, girlfriend, dating, divorce, kids

Paul is a married man in which he is married to his wife known as Destini Molitor. He married Destini in the year 2004 after the divorce with his first wife. The first wife of Paul Molitor is known as Linda Kaplan who they married in the year 1981 and later separated in 2003. He is blessed with two sons known as Joshua Molitor and Benjamin Molitor and two daughters known as Julia Molitor and Blaire Molitor.


Talking of his career, Paul Molitor commenced his career through playing for Milwaukee Brewers as a shortsop after which he moved to the second base after this. In his debut season, he batted .273 with 6 home runs in the total of his 125 games.

He played in 140 games the next season, with a .584 batting average and 62 RBI, enhancing his performance even further. In 1980, he hit 137 home runs and drove in 37 runs. Paul was wounded during that season and continued to be hurt on the field on a regular basis, landing on the disabled list six times between 1980 and 1986.

In 1984, he had an elbow injury that limited him to only 13 games throughout the season, and he underwent surgery to try to resume his career. With a 39-game hitting streak in 1987, he drew the attention of the media.

Paul played with the Milwaukee Brewers for a total of 15 seasons until signing as a free agency with the Toronto Blue Jays, where he was allegedly given a three-year contract for $13 million. His first season came in 1993, and he completed with a total of 160 games played, 77 RBI, and a batting average of .332.

After the mandatory three seasons with the Blue Jays, he signed with the Minnesota Twins in 1995, finally getting to play for his hometown team, and spent the remaining three seasons of his career with them, hitting 3,000 hits.

Molitor became the second 40-year-old to record a 200-hit season in 1996. He appeared in 126 games last season, scoring 69 runs and batting.281 with a .281 average.

After retiring as a player, he stayed involved with the sport as a manager and a coach. In reality, he stayed in that role with the Minnesota Twins, and was considered a likely contender to manage the team. He turned down the offer and instead worked as a hitting instructor with the Mariners in 2004.

After that, he spent another eight years with the Twins as a minor league fielding and base-running teacher. The Mariners announced him in a news conference in 2014, and he took over as manager in 2015.

Awards & Achievements

Paul Molitor has had several achievements all through his career. In addition to this, he has also won several awards following his amazing gameplay which saw him become very popular in sports. Some of his awards include the following;

  • 1978 – Sporting News Rookie Player of the Year Award
  • 1987 – Hutch Award
  • 1987 – Joe Cronin Award (Outstanding Achievement in an AL Season)
  • 1987 – The Silver Slugger Award (American League)
  • 1988 – The Silver Slugger Award (American League)
  • 1989 – Player of the Month Award
  • 1993 – Outstanding Designated Award (Now The Edgar Martinez Award)
  • 1993 – Player of the Month Award
  • 1993 – The Babe Ruth Award (The World Series Most Valuable Player)
  • 1993 – The Silver Slugger Award (American League)
  • 1993 – World Series Most Valuable Player Award
  • 1996 – Outstanding Designated Award (Now The Edgar Martinez Award)
  • 1996 – The Silver Slugger Award (American League)
  • 1997 – Lou Gehrig Memorial Award
  • 1998 – Branch Rickey Award
  • 1998 – Man of the Year Award
  • 2004 – National Baseball Hall of Fame
  • 2009 – All Metrodome Team
  • 2015 – Sporting News A.L. Manager of the Year Award

Net Worth & Salary of Paul Molitor in 2024

Paul Molitor Net Worth
Paul Molitor Net Worth

Paul Molitor has an estimated net worth of $1.5 Million as of June 2024. This is from the fortunes he has made all through his career as a baseball player and a coach as well. His salary is yet to be revealed currently.

With much dedication, Paul molitor is one of the most remembered and most famous Baseball players in which he mentors many in Baseball. He always remained dedicated to his gameplay hence making him achieve much in his career.


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