Benjamin Thomas Zobrist, a former American professional baseball outfielder and second baseman, is now retired. He is a two-time World Series Champion and has played for several Major League Baseball teams (MLB). Ben Zobrist’s net worth was estimated at $55 million in 2023.
|Full Name||Benjamin Thomas Zobrist|
|The Birth Date||May 26, 1981|
|Birth Place||Eureka, Illinois|
|Profession||Former professional player|
|Net Worth||$55 Million|
When he was eight years old, Zobrist discovered a love for baseball. He began to play regularly and slowly became a better player. After graduating from Eureka High School, he was faced with a dilemma about whether his dream to be a baseball player would come true. He was not being recruited.
His coach recommended that he take part in an annual summer competition where seniors could display their talents. Zobrist impressed all those present and was offered a spot at Olivet Nazarene University. He shined as a player there even winning the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Year.
Ben Zobrist Net Worth, Rise to Fame
Zobrist played in the Central Illinois Collegiate League and then in the Summer Collegiate Northwoods League in 2003. After leading the Wisconsin Woodchucks to the League Championship Championship, Zobrist would be named team MVP. He would make his breakthrough as a Tampa Bay player.
It took him time to shine as the 2006 season wasn’t his best one. Zobrist showed his true class in 2008 and was able play more often. Zobrist was able to lead the league in slugging percentage that year. He even played in the All-Star Game that year and would be named the teams MVP by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America.
In 2010, he signed a significant deal for a three year extension to his contract worth approximately $30 million. Zobrist had become an established player in MLB and was able record his 1,000th hit. He played for the Oakland Athletics, and later for the Kansas City Royals. He signed a $56 million deal with Chicago Cubs and went on to win two championships in 2015, 2016 and 2016.
Julianna Zobrist was Ben Zobrist’s spouse. She was a singer. They have three children together. Their separation would be abrupt. Zobrist filed a lawsuit in 2023 against Byron Yawn (his former pastor) for allegedly having a sex affair with his wife in 2019.
Ben Zobrist Net Worth
Ben Zobrist is worth $55 million, as of 2023. Zobrist’s career has seen him earn millions-dollar contracts, which has resulted in a huge net worth.
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