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George Howard Brett net worth is
$15 Million

George Howard Brett Wiki/Biography

George Howard Brett was born on 15 May 1953, in Glen Dale, West Virginia, USA, and is a retired professional baseball player, best known for playing with the Major League Baseball (MLB) team the Kansas City Royals for 21 years. He’s now the vice-president of baseball operations for the Royals; all his efforts have helped put his net worth to where it is today.

How rich is George Brett? As of mid-2016, sources inform us of a net worth that is at $15 million, mostly earned through a successful career in baseball. During his time as a player he was given high value contracts that boosted his wealth significantly. He’s also garnered numerous records and achievements. All of these have ensured his wealth.

 

George Brett Net Worth $15 Million

Brett was born into a family who were very passionate about sports. He had a brother who pitched in the 1967 World Series and two other brothers who played baseball. He hoped to follow his brother’s Ken footsteps and after matriculating from El Segundo High School, George decided to join the 1971 baseball draft. He was selected as the 29th overall pick by the Kansas City Royals.

George started in the minor leagues as a shortstop, but later became a third baseman. He played with the Omaha Royals from 1971 to 1973 and soon got promoted to the major leagues. The following year he got the starting third base position, but struggled until he asked Charlie Lau to help improve his skills. He then became better as a hitter, and improved dramatically by the end of the year. In 1975, his batting average became .300 and it would continue to improve over the course of the next few years. His popularity was rising as well, and he was even featured in a Sports Illustrated article. Brett helped the Royals get three consecutive American League(AL) West titles, and in 1979, he was in third place in AL MVP voting, becoming the sixth player in history to have 20 homers, doubles and triples in one season. His net worth was also rising.

His impressive statistics continued in 1980, when his batting average was .390 and he became the AL MVP, helping the team win the AL West, and would face the Yankees once more in the AL Championship Series, in which George helped the team get their first Championship, sweeping the Yankees in three games of the play-offs. He continued this great performance with a .375 batting average in the 1980 World Series, which was eventually lost to the Philadelphia Phillies – Brett was also suffering from hemorrhoids during this time.

In 1985, Brett helped the Royals get a second AL Championship. He finished in the top 10 of 10 different offensive categories, and would eventually win a Gold Glove. He became the MVP of the 1985 playoffs and the Royals would become the World Series Champions for the first time after defeating the St. Louis Cardinals. He continued to play for the team, winning batting titles in three separate decades. He finally retired in 1993, at the final game ever played at Arlington Stadium.

In 1999, George was inducted into the Hall of Fame, and his number was retired by the Royals. He became vice-president of the team, and also worked as a special instructor and part-time coach. He served as a batting coach for a while, before becoming the Vice-President of Baseball Operations. He and his older brother tried to purchase the Kansas City Royals n 1998, but were unsuccessful.

For his personal life, he has been married to Leslie Davenport since 1992; they have three children, and currently reside in Kansas.

Brett is also known for his philanthropic work, helping raise money for Lou Gehrig’s disease, or ALS. He and his dog also appeared in a PETA Campaign that urged pet owners not to leave their dogs under the hot sun.


Full NameGeorge Brett
Net Worth$15 Million
Date Of BirthMay 15, 1953
Place Of BirthGlen Dale, West Virginia, United States
Height6 ft (1.83 m)
Weight200 lbs (90.7 kg)
ProfessionRetired Professional Baseball player
EducationEl Segundo High School
NationalityAmerican
SpouseLeslie Davenport (m. 1992)
ChildrenDylan Brett, Robin Brett, Jackson Brett
ParentsEthel Brett Johnson, Jack Brett
SiblingsKen Brett
Twitterhttp://www.twitter.com/georgehbrett
IMDBwww.imdb.com/name/nm1652212
AwardsBaseball Hall of Fame (1999), 13× All-Star (1976–1988), World Series champion (1985), AL MVP (1980), ALCS MVP (1985), Gold Glove Award (1985)
NominationsFinalist for the Major League Baseball All-Century Team
#Quote
1[on golf] I was three over today. One over a house, one over a patio, and one over a swimming pool.
2On the 1983 pine tar incident, "If not for that, then I'd only be known for hemorrhoids. So maybe it wasn't so bad of a thing."
#Fact
1Vice President of the Spokane Chiefs of the Western Hockey League. [November 2006]
2Vice President of the Kansas City Royals. [2007]
3Was the only man to win a batting championship in three different decades: 1976 - .333, 1980 - .390, and 1990 - .329.
4Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1999 with what was then the fourth-highest voting percentage in baseball history (98.2%), trailing only Tom Seaver, Nolan Ryan, and Ty Cobb. In 2007, Cal Ripken passed Brett with 98.5% of the vote.
5Brother of pitcher Ken Brett.
6Won the 1991 Memorial Cup (Canadian Major-Junior hockey's top prize) as part owner of the Spokane Chiefs.
7Part owner of the Spokane Indians baseball team of the Northwest League.
8Part owner of the Spokane (Washington) Chiefs of the Western Hockey League
9Named to Baseball Digest magazine's 1974 Rookie All-Star Team.
10Made major league debut on 2 August 1973.
11Finished 7th in voting for 1990 American League MVP for leading League in Batting Average (.329) and Doubles (45) and having .387 On-base percentage, .515 Slugging Percentage, 179 Hits, 280 Total Bases, 7 Triples and 66 Extra-Base Hits.
121985 American League ChampionshipSeries MVP for having .348 Batting Average (8 for 23), 6 Runs, 2 Doubles, 3 Home Runs, 5 RBI and 7 Walks.
13Won 1985 American League Gold Glove Award at Third Base.
14Finished 2nd in voting for 1985 American League MVP behind Don Mattingly for leading League in Slugging Percentage (.585) and having .335 Batting Average, .436 On-base percentage, 108 Runs, 184 Hits, 322 Total Bases, 38 Doubles, 30 Home Runs, 112 RBI, 103 Walks, 73 Extra-Base Hits, 290 Times on Base and 9 Sacrifice Flies.
151980 American League MVP for leading League in Batting Average (.390), On-base percentage (.454), Slugging Percentage (.664) and having 298 Total Bases, 33 Doubles, 9 Triples, 24 Home Runs, 118 RBI and 66 Extra-Base Hits.
16Finished 3rd in voting for 1979 American League MVP for leading League in Hits (212), Triples (20), Extra-Base Hits (85) and having .329 Batting Average, .563 Slugging Percentage, 645 At Bats, 119 Runs, 363 Total Bases, 42 Doubles, 107 RBI and 263 Times on Base.
17Finished 2nd in voting for 1976 American League MVP behind Thurman Munson for leading League in Batting Average (.333), At Bats (645), Hits (215), Total Bases (298), Triples (14) and having .377 On-base percentage, .462 Slugging Percentage, 94 Runs, 34 Doubles, 55 Extra-Base Hits and 265 Times on Base in 159 Games.
18Named to 12 American League All Star Teams (1976-1986 and 1988).
19Third Baseman for Kansas City Royals (1973-1993).
20Member of 1976-1978 and 1984 American League Western Division Champion Kansas City Royals teams. Member of 1980 American League Champion Kansas City Royals team. Member of 1985 World Series Champion Kansas City Royals team.

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Miracle on Ice1981TV MoviePlayer (Team Sweden) (uncredited)

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Field of Dreams: Roundtable with Kevin Costner, Johnny Bench, George Brett, and Bret Saberhagen2004Video documentary short special thanks

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The 2015 World Series2015DocumentaryHimself
Mike & Mike2010-2014TV SeriesHimself - Baseball Hall of Famer / Himself - Telephone Interviewee
30 for 302012TV Series documentaryHimself
2012 MLB All-Star Game2012TV SpecialHimself - Ceremonial First Pitch Honoree
Late Show with David Letterman2012TV SeriesHimself
United States of Tara2011TV SeriesHimself
Prime 92009-2011TV SeriesHimself
Yankeeography2009TV SeriesHimself
Rome Is Burning2009TV SeriesHimself
2008 MLB All-Star Game2008TV SpecialHimself - Pre-Game Hall of Fame Ceremony
Triumph and Tragedy: The Ray Mancini Story2007TV Movie documentaryHimself
A Night at the Hot Corner2007TV MovieHimself
ESPN 25: Who's #1?2005-2006TV Series documentaryHimself
The Top 5 Reasons You Can't Blame...2005-2006TV SeriesHimself
ESPN Outside the Lines Nightly2006TV SeriesHimself
ESPN SportsCentury1999-2004TV Series documentaryHimself
Field of Dreams: Roundtable with Kevin Costner, Johnny Bench, George Brett, and Bret Saberhagen2004Video documentary shortHimself
100 Years of the World Series2003Video documentaryHimself
Arli$$1999TV SeriesHimself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1999TV SeriesHimself
MLB on FOX1996TV SeriesHimself
The Greatest League Championship Series1994VideoHimself
Sunday Night Baseball1992-1993TV SeriesHimself - Kansas City Royals Designated Hitter
Baseball's Official Ballpark Bloopers1991VideoHimself
1988 MLB All-Star Game1988TV SpecialHimself - AL First Baseman
Late Night with David Letterman1986TV SeriesHimself
1985 World Series Home Video: Kansas City Royals vs. St Louis Cardinals1985Video documentaryHimself
1985 World Series1985TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Kansas City Royals Third Baseman
1985 American League Championship Series1985TV SeriesHimself - Kansas City Royals Third Baseman
1985 MLB All-Star Game1985TV SpecialHimself - AL Third Baseman
1984 American League Championship Series1984TV SeriesHimself - Kansas City Royals Third Baseman
1984 MLB All-Star Game1984TV SpecialHimself - AL Third Baseman
1983 MLB All-Star Game1983TV SpecialHimself - AL Third Baseman
Just Men!1983TV SeriesHimself
1982 MLB All-Star Game1982TV SpecialHimself - AL Third Baseman
1981 MLB All-Star Game1981TV SpecialHimself - AL Third Baseman
1980 World Series1980TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Kansas City Royals Third Baseman
1980 American League Championship Series1980TV SeriesHimself - Kansas City Royals Third Baseman
1979 MLB All-Star Game1979TV SpecialHimself - AL Third Baseman
1978 American League Championship Series1978TV SeriesHimself - Kansas City Royals Third Baseman
1978 MLB All-Star Game1978TV SpecialHimself - AL Third Baseman
Fantasy Island1978TV SeriesHimself
1977 American League Championship Series1977TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Kansas City Royals Third Baseman
1977 MLB All-Star Game1977TV SpecialHimself - AL Third Baseman
1976 American League Championship Series1976TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Kansas City Royals Third Baseman
1976 MLB All-Star Game1976TV SpecialHimself - AL Third Baseman

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
30 for 30 Shorts2015TV Series documentary shortHimself
Mike & Mike2014TV SeriesHimself - Baseball Hall of Famer
DHL Presents Major League Baseball Hometown Heroes2006TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
The 50 Greatest Home Runs in Baseball History1992Video documentaryHimself

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