Net Worth: $13 Million
Gary Carter was an American baseball player with an estimated net worth of $13 million. Most of Carter’s professional baseball career was spent with the Montreal Expos and the New York Mets as the team’s catcher. Popular as “Kid”, he was an 11-time All Star. He was known for his excellent defense and hitting skills. He was a member of the team which won the 1986 World Series Championship.
Gary Edmund Carter was born on April 8, 1954 in Culver City, California. He was married to married with whom he has three children. At age 57, he died of brain cancer on February 16, 2012.
While attending Sunny Hills High School, he played as a baseball infielder, and a football quarterback as well. After receiving over 100 athletic scholarships, he wrote a letter of intent to the UCLA where he was supposed to play as quarterback. However, he decided to forego college after he was selected by the Montreal Expos as a third round pick of the 1972 MLB Draft. He played for the Expos from 1974 to 1984.
He joined the New York Mets in 1985 where he played with until 1989. He also had short stints with the New York Giants, and the Los Angeles Dodgers. Prior to his retirement, he returned to the Montreal Expos in 1992.
In addition to being a three-time Gold Glove Awardee, Carter also won the Silver Slugger Award five times. In 1981 and 1984, he was named as the MLB All-Star Game MVP.