Jon Lester Net Worth
Jon Lester net worth and salary: Jon Lester is an American professional baseball player who has a net worth of $50 million. Jon Lester was born in Tacoma, Washington in January 1984. He is a starting pitcher who bats and throws left handed. Lester played at Bellarmine Preparatory School and was a three time MVP and three time All-Area selection. He was also the Gatorade State Player of the Year in 2000 in Washington. Lester was drafted #57 by the Boston Red Sox in the 2002 Major League Baseball Draft. He received the highest signing bonus for any second round pick that year at $1 million. Lester pitched for the Red Sox from 2006 to 2014 and won World Series championships in 2007 and 2013. He was a three-time All-Star in 2010, 2011, and 2014. Lester pitched for the Oakland Athletics in 2014 and for the Chicago Cubs since 2015. In May 2008 he pitched a no-hitter for the Red Sox. In 2009 Lester signed a five year deal worth $30 million. In 2014 he signed a six year deal with the Cubs for $155 million.