Net Worth: $20 Million
Professional baseball player Jacoby Ellsbury has an estimated net worth of $20 million. He currently plays in the Major League Baseball for the New York Yankees as the team’s center fielder. In 2013, he received an annual salary amounting to $9 million.
Jacoby McCabe Ellsbury was born to a Native American mother, and father who was of German and English ancestry on September 11, 1983 in Madras, Oregon. He attended Oregon State University where he played college baseball. Eventually, he was selected by the Boston Red Sox as a first round pick of the 2005 MLB Draft.
From 2007 to 2013, Ellsbury played for the Boston Red Sox. He was also a two-time World Champion, in 2007 and 2013. By the end of the 2009 season, he was named as the Defensive Player of the Year at the This Year in Baseball Awards 2009 by MLB.com. In addition to being named as the AL Comeback Player of the Year, he became a recipient of the Gold Glove Award as well as the Silver Slugger Award in 2011.
For the first time on his professional baseball career, Ellsbury became a free agent in October 2013. IN December of the same year, the New York Yankees signed him to a seven-year $153 million contract with an eight year option that could increase the value of the deal to $169 million.