Roy Halladay is an American Major League Baseball player, who has a net worth of $50 million. Roy Halladay has earned his net worth as a starting pitcher for the Philadelphia Phillies. The late Toronto Blue Jays announcer Tom Cheek nicknamed Roy as "Doc" which is a reference to Wild West gunslinger "Doc" Holliday. Halladay was born on May 14, 1977 in Denver, Colorado his father was a pilot for a food-processing company and his mother a homemaker. He was raised in the Denver suburb of Arvada, and trained with legendary Colorado baseball guru Bus Campbell at the age of 13. He was selected by the Toronto Blue Jays in the amateur draft, in the first round, fresh out of high school in 1995. Roy is married to Brandy and they have two children. He was a member of the Toronto Blue Jay until the end of the 2009 season, where he was traded to the Philadelphia Phillies. In a game against the Florida Marlins on May 29, 2010, Halladay pitched the 20th perfect game in MLB history. Due to his very successful 2010 season, he was the 2011 winner of the John Wanamaker Athletic Award by the Philadelphia Sports Congress. In addition he was named the Sportsperson of the Year for the second consecutive year. He awarded this honor by the Philadelphia Daily News in December of 2011.