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Ken Griffey Jr. Biography

Ken Griffey Jr.
Ken Griffey Jr.
Full Name/Real Name: George Kenneth Griffey Jr.
Age: 50 years
Birth Date: 21 November 1969
Birth Place: Donora, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 1.88 m
Weight: 104 kg
Nationality: American
Spouse: Melissa Griffey (m. 1992)
Children: Trey Griffey, Tevin Kendall, Taryn Kennedy
Dating: No
Profession: Baseball outfielder
Net Worth in 2020: $100 million

Ken Kenneth Griffey Jr. is a former American baseball player. He played baseball with various teams like Seattle Mariners, Cincinnati Reds, and Chicago White Sox. Griffey achieved a tag as the most powerful hitter in the baseball fraternity. In his entire career, he won total 10 Gold Glove Awards. He is also called as “The Kid” or “Junior”.

But do you know how much is Ken Griffey Jr.’s net worth in 2020 and how old is he? If you do not know, we have prepared the following article in which you can find everything that interests you about Ken Griffey Jr.’s life and career. We have prepared this article for you not only about details of Ken Griffey Jr.’s career, professional life and personal life, but also about his net worth, age, height, weight and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

As of 2020, Ken Griffey Jr. has a net worth of $100 million.

Early Life & Biography:

Ken Griffey was born on 21 November 1969 in Donora, Pennsylvania. His father was also a baseball player and played for the Cincinnati Reds. He completed his schooling from Archbishop Moeller High School. He learned many tactics and techniques from his father.

Ken Griffey Jr.’s Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurements

Ken Griffey Jr. was born on 21 November 1969 and currently as of 2020, he is 50 years old. Statistics put Ken Griffey Jr. height as 1.88 m. and weight 104 kg.

Ken Griffey Jr. Personal Life: Affair, Dating, Girlfriend, Wife, Family & Children

Relationship Statistics of Ken Griffey Jr.

What is Ken Griffey Jr. marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): Married
Is Ken Griffey Jr. having any relationship affair? N/A
Is Ken Griffey Jr. Lesbian/Gay? No
Who is Ken Griffey Jr.’s Spouse? (name): Melissa Griffey (m. 1992)
Does Ken Griffey Jr. Have Any Kids? Yes (Trey Griffey, Tevin Kendall, Taryn Kennedy)

Let’s talk about the personal life of the Ken Griffey Jr. Griffey got engaged with Melissa, and they have three children: Ken Griffey III (Trey), Taryn Kennedy and Tevin Kendall. His son Trey is also a baseball player, and Trey is a wide receiver. Taryn Kennedy plays for women’s basketball team. When he was 18 years old, he tried to commit suicide due to depression.

Career, Awards & Nominations:

Griffey started his baseball career with Seattle Mariners in 1987. On 11 June 1987, he signed with Bellingham Mariners and scored 14 home runs and had 13 steals in the Northwest League. Due to his mind-blowing performance in the Northwest League, Baseball America magazine regarded him as a league’s no.1 major league prospect.

In 1989, he again joined Seattle Mariners and played for Mariners for 10 consecutive years. In this interval, he scored 398 home runs and 1,752 hits. In 2000, Griffey was traded to the Cincinnati Reds. At that time, Griffey was not in good form and struggling in his professional life. After 2004, he again came into the action and performed brilliantly for Mariners. In 2011, he declared his retirement from baseball.

Ken received Gold Glove Awards for 10 years in a row from 1990 to 1999. He was also honored by the Silver Slugger Awards in 1991, 1993, 1994, 1996, 1997,1998 and 1999. The year 1997 was fortunate for this extraordinary player where he won AL MVP award. In 2005, Griffey was appreciated by the NL Comeback Player of the Year award.

On 22 January 2013, Griffey was inducted into the Seattle Mariners Hall of Fame. He was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 2016. Ken was also in the Sporting News list of the greatest baseball players of all time and placed at the 93rd position in this list.

Net Worth & Earnings:

Ken Griffey Jr. Net Worth
Ken Griffey Jr. Net Worth

Thinking about the net worth of Ken Griffey Jr.? Well, as of 2020, his net worth is around $100 million. This high profile baseball legend owns an aircraft, ”Cirrus SR22”, which has a price of $640,000. He likes to work for the welfare of society. He is the co-chairman of Hat in the Ring Society which aims to promote education and air transport security.

Throughout his entire career, Griffey batted ingeniously as well as incredibly. His batting skills were outstanding, and millions of baseball lovers are the die-hard fan of his batting. Ken Griffey is really a true inspiration for the upcoming baseball players.