Rickey Henderson Net Worth
Rickey Henderson is a retired Major League Baseball player who played for multiple teams throughout his career. The Chicago native holds the records for most career stolen bases and runs scored. A ten-time All-Star in Major League Baseball, Henderson also led the American League in stolen bases during 2002.
Rickey Henley was born on December 25, 1958 in Chicago, Illinois to John Henley who left when he was two. At age six, Rickey moved with his mother to Oakland, California and began playing baseball professionally; though highly talented athletically, he turned down many football scholarships before ultimately opting to pursue baseball professionally.
He began his professional career with the Oakland Athletics in 1976 and quickly made a name for himself on the team. In 1981, he won the Golden Glove Award for his defensive abilities and set an American League record with 118 stolen bases. Additionally, he was part of Oakland’s 1980 World Series-winning squad and led their stolen base totals both seasons of 1982 and 1983.
In 1984, he signed with the New York Yankees and went on to lead their team in stolen bases (1985 and 1988), along with hitting 24 home runs during his four-year tenure with them.
While with the Yankees, he broke Lou Brock’s record for most stolen bases in a season with 93 swipes during his final year on the team. He concluded his MLB career in 2003 with the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Over his career, Henderson has amassed a net worth of $20 million. This amount is comprised of various sources of income such as his salary and endorsement deals.
He has been married to Kimberly since 1994 and the couple has two daughters together, though he prefers keeping their personal lives private.
Rickey Henley is a renowned former Baseball player who played for nine teams throughout his career. Throughout this period, he earned $44 million in salary plus an additional $10 million through endorsement deals.
His estimated net worth as of 2021 is $20 million, primarily derived from his salary as a professional baseball player.
The average American earns around $28,500 annually, while an MLB player makes approximately $32,400. Henderson earned his highest salary from Oakland Athletics in 1994 – $4.5 million.
Henderson has also had a coaching career alongside his baseball career. He’s worked for teams such as Oakland Athletics, Seattle Mariners, San Diego Padres and Boston Red Sox over the course of his tenure.
He is widely regarded as one of baseball’s greatest lead-off hitters. Additionally, he holds major league records for most career stolen bases, unintentional walks and leadoff home runs.
He has been a member of the American Baseball Hall of Fame for over three decades, as well as being a World Series Champion and the only player in MLB history to garner two World Championship rings.