4Derek Jeter – Net worth: $185 million
Next on our top list is Derek Jeter with a net worth of $185 million.
Born on June 26, 1974, he is an American former professional baseball shortstop who played 20 seasons in MLB for the New York Yankees.
Derek Jeter, whose full name is Derek Sanderson Jeter, is a 5-time World Series champion and he is regarded as a central figure of the New York Yankees’ success of the late 1990s and early 2000s for his leadership, baserunning, fielding and hitting.
His accolades include 14 All-Star selections, 5 Gold Glove awards, 5 Silver Slugger awards, 2 Hank Aaron awards and a Roberto Clemente award.
Also, the 40-year-old player is the team’s all-time career leader in hits (3.465), games played (2.747), doubles (544), stolen bases (358), times on base (4.716), at bats (11.195) and plate appearances (12.602).
In 2001, he signed a 10-year contract worth $189 million to remain with the Yankees. On February 11, 2014, he announced that he plans on retiring after the 2014 season.