Greg Maddux Net Worth is
Greg Maddux Biography
Gregory Alan Maddux was born on the 14th April 1966, in San Angelo, Texas USA, and is a former baseball player. Under the nicknames “Mad Dog” and “The Professor”, Greg Maddux is widely known as a former pitcher for Major League Baseball(MLB) clubs the Chicago Cubs and Atlanta Braves. Although retired from the diamond, he is still involved in the baseball, now as the Los Angeles Dodgers’ special advisor.
Have you ever wondered how much wealth this top class sportsman has accumulated so far? How rich Greg Maddux is? According to sources, it is estimated that the total amount of Greg Maddux’s net worth, as of late 2016, is over $70 million, primarily acquired throughout his professional baseball career which was active between 1986 and 2008.
Greg Maddux Net Worth $70 million
Although he was born in the USA, the majority of his childhood Greg spent in Madrid, Spain due to his father’s military service. Upon returning to the states, Greg began to develop his interest in baseball, when he attended Valley High School in Las Vegas, Nevada where he started playing. Despite being chosen for the All-State team in his senior year, due to his slight build, he was declined by several colleges, however, in 2nd round of 1984 draft, Greg Maddux was picked by the Chicago Cubs. Greg’s MLB debut occurred in 1986, marking the beginning of a successful career during which, at some point, Greg had almost $160 million in salary only.
After a rough start, in 1988 he began a remarkable run of playing at the top level and a dominance which lasted for the next 17 seasons with at least 15 victories in each, an achievement still the longest streak by any pitcher in the history of the league. These early achievements provided a great startfor the upcoming Greg Maddux’s professional career, as well as the basis for his net worth.
In 1993, Greg was signed to the Atlanta Braves for $28 million, where he spent the next 10 years; in 1995, Greg led his teammates to the World Series Championship title. In 1997, he signed a $57.7 million five-year contract extension, becoming the highest paid baseball player ever. Greg stayed with the Braves ‘til 2003, and after that he returned to Chicago Cubs for another two seasons. During all these seasons, Greg Maddux had managed to keep his game at the top level, which resulted in adding a significant amount to his bank account.
In 2006, Maddux transferred to the Los Angeles Dodgers, but after just one season he moved to San Diego and signed with Padres. However, after less than two complete seasons, he returned to the Dodgers, where he finished his professional baseball career in 2008.
During his 22-years long pitching career, Greg Maddux was chosen eight times for the All-Star team, in 1988, 1992, 2000 and five consecutive years between 1994 and 1998. He was honored with the NL Cy Young Award four times in a row, as well as with 18 Golden Glove awards. In his honor, both the Chicago Cubs and Atlanta Braves retired his jersey #31. In 2014, Greg Maddux was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
Although not playing anymore, Greg Maddux is still active in the world of baseball. After retiring, he served as the Chicago Cubs general manager’s assistan, and in 2016, Greg became the Los Angeles Dodgers’ special assistant, and also advisor as the University of Nevada’s assistant baseball coach.
When it comes to his personal life, Greg Maddux is married to Kathy, with whom he has a daughter and a son.
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|Full Name||Greg Maddux|
|Net Worth||$70 Million|
|Date Of Birth||April 14, 1966|
|Place Of Birth||San Angelo, Texas, USA|
|Education||Valley High School|
|Children||Chase Maddux, Amanda "Paige" Maddux|
|Parents||Linda Maddux, Dave Maddux|
|Siblings||Mike Maddux, Terri Maddux|
|Awards||National League Cy Young Award, Best Major League Baseball Player ESPY Award|
|1||Inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 2014.|
|2||Arlington, TX: Currently working as an assistant to the General Manager for the Texas Rangers. [February 2012]|
|3||Hired by the Chicago Cubs to serve as an assistant to General Manager Jim Hendry [January 2010]|
|4||Traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers [July 2006]|
|5||Has his #31 retired by both the Chicago Cubs and Atlanta Braves.|
|6||He has won four Cy Young awards, three with the Atlanta Braves and one with the Chicago Cubs.|
|7||Career numbers as of 2006 (1986-2005, regular season only): 318 wins, 189 losses, a 3.01 ERA and 3,052 strikeouts.|
|8||Pitching for the Chicago Cubs, won his 300th game on August 7, 2004 at PacBell Park in San Francisco, California.|
|1||[About Randy Johnson] He's intimidating. He gets guys out before the game even starts. He's scary; guys don't want to face him. (1997 Major League Baseball All-Star Game)|
|The Game 365||2008||TV Series|
|Mr. Show with Bob and David||1995||TV Series special thanks - 1 episode|
|2016 World Series||2016||TV Mini-Series||Himself - Ceremonial First Pitch Honoree|
|Callaway Live||2016||TV Series short||Himself|
|Prime 9||2010-2011||TV Series||Himself|
|Bluetopia: The LA Dodgers Movie||2009||Documentary||Himself|
|2008 National League Championship Series||2008||TV Series||Himself - Los Angeles Dodgers Pitcher|
|Cubs Forever: Celebrating 60 Years of WGN-TV and the Chicago Cubs||2008||TV Movie documentary||Himself|
|Sunday Night Baseball||1990-2007||TV Series||Himself - Atlanta Braves Pitcher / Himself - San Diego Padres Pitcher / Himself - Los Angeles Dodgers Pitcher / ...|
|2001 National League Championship Series||2001||TV Mini-Series||Himself - Atlanta Braves Pitcher|
|2000 MLB All-Star Game||2000||TV Special||Himself - NL Pitcher: Atlanta Braves|
|1999 National League Championship Series||1999||TV Mini-Series||Himself - Atlanta Braves Pitcher|
|ESPN SportsCentury||1999||TV Series documentary||Himself|
|1998 National League Championship Series||1998||TV Series||Himself - Atlanta Braves Pitcher|
|1998 MLB All-Star Game||1998||TV Special||Himself|
|1997 National League Championship Series||1997||TV Series||Himself - Atlanta Braves Pitcher|
|1997 MLB All-Star Game||1997||TV Special||Himself - NL Starting Pitcher: Atlanta Braves|
|1996 World Series||1996||TV Series||Himself - Atlanta Braves Pitcher|
|1996 National League Championship Series||1996||TV Mini-Series||Himself - Atlanta Braves Pitcher / Himself -Atlanta Braves Pitcher|
|1996 MLB All-Star Game||1996||TV Special||Himself|
|1995 National League Championship Series||1995||TV Series||Himself - Atlanta Braves Pitcher|
|1994 MLB All-Star Game||1994||TV Special||Himself - NL Pitcher|
|1993 National League Championship Series||1993||TV Series||Himself - Atlanta Braves Pitcher|
|1992 MLB All-Star Game||1992||TV Special||Himself - NL Pitcher|
|1989 National League Championship Series||1989||TV Series||Himself - Chicago Cubs Pitcher / Himself - Chicago Cubs Pinch Runner|
|Mike & Mike||2014||TV Series||Himself - Baseball Hall of Famer / Himself - Newly Elected Baseball Hall of Famer|
|Prime 9||2009-2011||TV Series||Himself|
|Baseball Tonight||2007||TV Series||Himself - Baseball Player|