|Real Name/Full Name||Barry Lamar Bonds|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Barry Bonds|
|Birth Place:||Riverside, California|
|Date of Birth/Birthday:||24 July 1964|
|Age/How Old:||58 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 188 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 1″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 98 Kg
In Pounds – 216 lbs
|Eye Color:||Dark brown|
|Parents Name:||Father –Bobby Bonds
Mother –Patricia Bonds
|School:||Junipero Serra High School|
|College:||Arizona State University|
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Susann Margreth Branco (m. 1988-1994), Liz Watson (m. 1998)|
|Kids/Children Name:||Nikolai Lamar Bonds, Aisha Lynn Bonds, Shikari Bonds|
|Profession:||Former professional baseball left fielder player|
|Net Worth:||$110 million|
|Last Updated:||November 2022|
Barry Lamar Bonds, famously known as Barry Bonds, is an American retired professional baseball left fielder known for playing 22 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB). During his tie as a baseball player, he earned the right Gold Glove awards, 14 All-Star selections, and made an impressive record of seven NL MVP awards. Barry retired from his career in 2007. He is among the greatest baseball players in history.
Well, how well do you know about Barry Bonds? If not much, here is what we know about Barry Bonds to date.
Biography and Early Life
The iconic Barry Bonds was born on 24 July 1964 in Riverside, California. He was the son of Patricia and Bobby Bonds, a retired major league participant. Barry Bonds spent most of his childhood in San Carlos.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Barry Bonds in 2022 and what is his height and weight? Well, Barry Bonds’s age is 58 years old as of today’s date 27th November 2022 having been born on 24 July 1964. Though, he is 6′ 1″ in feet and inches and 188 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 216lbs in Pound and 98kg in Kilograms.
When joining the education path came, Barry Bonds schooled at the Junipero Serra High School in San Mateo. While learning here, Barry decided to participate in baseball, basketball, and football activities, where he was successful in all of them. He was part of the junior varsity team, where he participated in field games. During his senior year, Barry scooped 467 batting average and was named prep All-American.
In 1982, San Francisco drafted Barry when he was just in high school. However, San Francisco could not meet the deal’s conditions because Barry’s threshold was $75,000, and Tom Haller, the Giants coach, was offering the least amount of $70,000.
Barry Bonds later joined Arizona State University to pursue criminology. Barry was a baseball star; his fellow players envied Barry because of his rude and inconsiderate reputation. He did his best as a baseball player earning him awards like All-time College World Series Team in 1996, Most Valuable Player on ASU Deck Circle, and was selected on All American.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Barry Bonds started dating Susann ‘Sun’ Margreth Branco in August 1987. They later married in February 1988, an event that took place in Las Vegas. However, due to some reasons, they parted their ways in February of 1988 and officially divorced in 1997 following approval from the Catholic Church. Before the divorce, the two had sired two children, namely, Nikolai and Shikari.
Barry later started dating Kimberly Bell in 1994 and later separated in 2003. Barry later eloped to his second wife, Liz Watson, in January 1998. Their marriage ended in February 2010, after getting one child, Aisha.
Is Barry Bonds Gay?
Barry Bonds has straight sexuality, where he has married and divorced twice. He has three children from his two marriages.
Barry Bonds began his professional career in 1985 after being drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates as the sixth overall pick. Before that, Barry played with Prince William Pirates of the Carolina League. Barry had a notable league debut on 30 May 1986, where he played for Pittsburgh Pirates.
Barry Bonds’ notable career spanned from 1986 to 2007, where he featured in many matches. Apart from Barry playing for Pittsburgh, he also played for San Francisco Giants from 1993 to 2007. During this time, Barry received National League (NL) Award as the Most Valuable Player. He received the accolade seven times.
Additionally, Barry Bonds was the winner of All-Star ward 14 times and Gold Glove Award eight times, making him one of the notable baseball players in history. He also has other MLB records, which include; most home runs in one season (73, recorded in 2001), most career walks (2558), most career international walks (688), and most career home runs (762).
During Barry Bonds’ initial year of competence in the ballot, he never landed any election into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Pols of controversy surrounded the remaining professional years of Barry following his baseball steroids outrage.
In 2007, Barry Bonds retired from his baseball career and began taking part in other projects. They include Bonds on Bonds reality TV Show that premiered in April 2006 but later cancelled in June the same year. Barry Bonds’ name is not on the list of the MLB Players Association’s licensing, the reason being he opted to start his marketing partnerships to prove his competence. Following that decision, Barry Bonds does not feature in baseball video games but replaced by other generic characters like Jon Dowd MVP Baseball 2005.
Barry received National League (NL) Award as the Most Valuable Player. He received the accolade seven times during his career.
Barry was an All-Star, MVP, Gold Glove, and Silver Slugger winner in just one season. He grabbed all awards. Additionally, Barry was the winner of four MVP awards in back-to-back-to-back-to-back seasons.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Barry Bonds in 2022
Barry Bonds’ salary during his career was $188,245,322 alone. It was in 2005 when his income peaked, where he earned a $22 million base salary. As of 2022, His total net worth is approximately $110 million.
Some Interesting Facts You Need to Know
- Barry is the cousin of Jackson. Barry’s family has roots in baseball. His father, Bobby Bonds, was a baseball player, not forgetting Willy Mays, his godfather.
- Barry carries the league in international walks. Barry has the highest record of 688 international walks during his career. The second one is Han Aaron, with only 293 walks.
- Barry is the only member of the 500 home runs and 500 steals club. It feels to be lonely leading from the top. Barry is the only one in the 400/400 club.
- Barry has walked for miles totalling up to 43.6. Summing up all the walks Barry has recorded during his career, he has over 1,870 unintentional walks and 688 intentional walks. Ricky Henderson follows him closely with a record of 37.3 miles.
- Barry retired from his career with just 65 hits, ways from attaining a record of 3,000.
Indeed, Barry has contributed much to baseball, especially when he made remarkable wins that no other player has managed to challenge. His name will forever remain in the books of all baseball legends in history.