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- Net Worth:
- $50 Million
- Date of Birth:
- Dec 23, 1983 (39 years old)
- Place of Birth:
- 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
- Baseball player
- Dominican Republic
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What is Hanley Ramírez’s Net Worth?
Hanley Ramirez is a Dominican former professional baseball player who has a net worth of $50 million. Hanley Ramirez earned his net worth over a 14-year career in Major League Baseball playing for the Boston Red Sox, Florida/Miami Marlins, Los Angeles Dodgers, and Cleveland Indians.
Hanley Ramirez was born on December 23, 1983, in Samana, Dominican Republic, to Toribio and Isabela Ramirez. His father was an auto mechanic. Hanley became a baseball fan at a young age and played both baseball and basketball at Adventista High School. There, he attracted the attention of MLB scouts, and Boston Red Sox scout Levy Ochoa signed Ramirez in 2000.
Hanley Ramirez played in the Red Sox’s farm system before making his major league debut with the club on September 20, 2005. He was promptly traded to the Florida Marlins the same year, where he played until 2012. During July of 2012, Ramirez was dealt to the Los Angeles Dodgers. He played with the Dodgers through 2014 when he made a return to the Boston Red Sox on a four-year, $88 million deal with a fifth year vesting option worth $22 million with plans to play him in left field after having only played shortstop and third base in his career. His second stint with the team lasted until 2018 when he was released while making the highest salary of his career. In February 2019, Ramirez signed a minor league contract with the Cleveland Indians with an invitation to spring training camp. Hanley only played in 16 games with the squad before being designated for assignment in April. He elected free agency in April 2019 and hasn’t played in the league since.
Over his career, Ramirez had a batting average of .289 to go with 1,834 hits, 271 home runs, 917 runs batted in, 281 stolen bases, and 1,049 runs scored. Ramirez is a three-time MLB All-Star (2008-2010), and led the National League in runs scored in 2008. He was the National League Rookie of the Year in 2006 and the batting leader in 2009. He won the Silver Slugger Award in 2008 and again in 2009 and was part of the 30-30 club in 2008. Ramirez has appeared in two World Baseball Classics and won in 2013.
Contracts & Career Earnings
In 2008, Hanley Ramirez signed a six-year, $70 million contract extension with the Florida Marlins. In 2014, he inked a four-year, $88 million deal with the Boston Red Sox. His career-high in salary reached $22.75 million in 2018.
Over his MLB career, Ramirez earned more than $159.4 million in salary alone.
Hanley Ramirez and his wife, Sanoe (Elisabeth), have three children together. He enjoys reggae music and DJing in his free time. To this day, he remains close friends with former teammate and fellow Dominican David Ortiz.
Shortly after his release from the Red Sox in June 2018, Ramirez was reported to have a possible connection with a federal and state investigation into a drug ring based out of Lawrence, Massachusetts. Within days, it became clear Ramirez was not involved and that a person arrested in the case had used his name as a diversion.
In April 2019, Hanley Ramirez became a naturalized citizen of the United States.
In 2008 Hanley paid $3.95 million for a mansion in Weston, Florida. He sold this home in 2019 for $2.7 million.