Derek Jeter net worth in 2024: How rich is the NY Yankees HOFer?

Learn all about the NY Yankees HOF Derek Jeter - Net worth in 2024, career, personal details, and much more.


Derek Jeter net worth in 2024: How rich is the NY Yankees HOFer?

Derek Jeter ( Image via Imago )

NameDerek Jeter
Age49 years
Birth Date26 June 1974
Birth PlacePequannock Township, New Jersey, U.S.
Height1.91 m
ProfessionFormer professional baseball player, Entreprenuer
TeamNew York Yankees
Net Worth$200 million
Last UpdatedJanuary 2024

During Derek Jeter’s professional career, he played as a shortstop for the New York Yankees and was chosen by various American League All-Star teams in his famed career. Even after his retirement he still leaves an indistinguishable mark on the baseball field.

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He played for the Yankees for over 20 years of his career. Jeter is also a former 5-Star winner of the World Series. He is undoubtedly one of the most successful players of his time. Jeter started playing baseball at a young age and has achieved many accolades. He played for the Michigan Wolverines during his time in college.

After being selected by the New York Yankees in the 1992 MLB Draft, he participated in the Minor Leagues from 1992 to 1995. Later after his professional years, he became a part of an ownership group that bought the Miami Marlins and was named the team’s CEO. He remained in that position for 5 years from 2017 to 22. Jeter is estimated to have a net worth of $200 million as of 2024.

Derek Jeter Net Worth (2024)

Derek Jeter
Derek Jeter (Image via MLB)

Derek Jeter has a net worth of $200 million with a base salary of $30 million in 2024. During his professional days, he earned approximately $265 million alone from his plays. From his endorsements, he earned a total of at least $150 million with a career earning of $415 million according to Celebrity Net Worth.

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It is argued that even in recent sports history Jeter remains the best and the most paid player in MLB. Derek Jeter received a $5 million arbitrary salary in 1999 when the New York Yankees had a $118.5 million contract. Later in the 2000s, he made another $10 million from a contract.

He made numerous big deals and contracts with the team and with other companies. All the numerals mentioned above are just from his plays with the team without adding his salary from endorsements or sponsorships.

Derek Jeter MLB Career

Derek Jeter
Derek Jeter [Image Credit- CNBC]

Derek Jeter was named as the All-Star 14 times in his career and has won the Silver Slugger and the Gold Glove awards 5 times each. He became the 11th captain of the Yankees in 2003. He is the only player in baseball history to win both the All-Star game MVP and the World Series MVP award in the same season. Jeter holds the Yankees record for the most hits, beating Lou Gehrig’s existing record back in 2009. 

He got drafted as the 6th overall pickup by the New York Yankees in the 1992 MLB Draft. He signed a contract with the Yankees worth $800,000 million. Initially, he played with the Gulf Coast Yankees and later got promoted to the Greensboro Hornets of Class A South Atlantic League, where he started his professional kickoff.

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Derek Jeter made his MLB debut in 1995, on May 29th. In 2014 he played his last baseball season. Over his career, he achieved 204 hits, 113 runs, and 21 stolen bases per 162 games. Jeter was the 28th player to reach 3000 hits, ending his career ranked number 6th in MLB history for career hits. 

After his 20-year career with the New York Yankees, he was selected to the Hall of Fame in 2020 in his year of eligibility. Since 2017, Jeter has been the chief executive officer and the part-time owner of the MLB team Miami Marlins. He earns a 4% stake in the franchise with Bruce Sherman acting as controlling owner. He served as the CEO of the Marlins from 2017 to 2022, before selling his stake in the MLB organization.

Derek Jeter’s Endorsements

Derek Jeter [Image Credit: GQ]
Derek Jeter [Image Credit: GQ]

Apart from his $265 million professional play salary and $150 million from endorsements, Jeter signed a 10-year contract with the Yankees worth $189 million. His peak income came in 2010 when he earned a total of $22.6 million.

In that year he signed another 3-year deal with the team worth $51 million and in 2014 a 1-year deal worth$12 million for his final MLB season. Derek Jeter signed various lucrative offers from big brands like Nike, Gatorade, Fleet Bank, Discover Card, VISA, Ford, and XM Satellite Radio.

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He also designed a cologne in collaboration with Avon named “Driven”. He is regarded as the most marketable player in MLB during that time, having achieved $150 million from endorsements alone.

Derek Jeter’s Wife

Derek Jeter with wife Hannah and their children [Image Credit: People]
Derek Jeter with wife Hannah and their children [Image Credit: People]

Derek Jeter got married to Hannah Davis in July 2016. Derek and Hannah dated each other since 2012 and got engaged in 2015. The couple later welcomed their daughter Bella Raine Jeter, and Story Grey Jeter in the respective years of 2017 and 2019. They welcomed their third daughter in December 2021 named River Rose Jeter, and their fourth child Kaius in May 2023.

Q. What was Derek Jeter’s jersey number in the New York Yankees?

His uniform number in the Yankees was Number 2.

Q. Who did Derek Jeter end up marrying?

Derek married Hannah Davis.

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Q. How much did he earn in his professional career?

Derek Jeter earned approximately $415 million in his professional career. From plays, he earned $265 million from his plays and an additional $150 million from endorsements.

Q. Where does Derek Jeter live?

Jeter lives in the Grove Grand Bay building in Miami, Florida.

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