Matt Kemp net worth and salary: Matt Kemp is an American professional baseball player who has a net worth of $25 million. Matt Kemp will earn a salary of $20 million for the 2013 season. Kemp made his professional debut in 2007 at the age of 22. He plays for the Los Angeles Dodgers and is contracted to stay with the team until 2019.
Matt Kemp grew up with his brother Carlton in Midwest City, Oklahoma. They were raised by their parents Carl Kemp and Judy Henderson. His father was a manager at an electric company while his mother, was a nurse. Matt's sports talent was obvious throughout his teenage years and he played a major role in winning the Oklahoma state high school basketball championship for Midwest City High School.
Later he started inclining more towards baseball than basketball and was selected by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the sixth round of the 2003 draft finally making his major league debut for the team in 2006.
At one point, Kemp briefly dated pop singer Rihanna around November 2009. He is involved in many charities for children, and has created a community initiative called "Kemp kids". The initiative brings together children from the Los Angeles area and nearby areas just to have a good time. The project started in 2008 and 2009 where he sponsored children to watch several games at Dodger Stadium.
Matt Kemp's exploits on the field have not gone unnoticed and he has received impressive awards such as National League Gold Glove award which he won in 2009.