Bobby Abreu

Bobby Abreu Net Worth

$40 Million

Bobby Abreu's Salary

$9 Million Per Year
Last Updated: July 5, 2023
Richest AthletesBaseball Players
Net Worth:
$40 Million
$9 Million Per Year
Date of Birth:
Mar 11, 1974 (49 years old)
Place of Birth:
5 ft 11 in (1.8288 m)
Baseball player
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What is Bobby Abreu's Net Worth?

Bobby Abreu is a retired American professional baseball player who has a net worth of $40 million. Bobby Abreu, AKA "El Comedulce" and "La Leche," was an outfielder in Major League Baseball for the Houston Astros, Philadelphia Phillies, New York Yankees, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, Los Angeles Dodgers, and the New York Mets.

Early Life

Bob Kelly Abreu was born on March 11, 1974, in Turmero, Aragua State, of Venezuela. After playing in the Venezuelan winter baseball league, the 6-foot, 220-pounder was signed as an amateur free agent by the Houston Astros in August 1990.

Baseball Career

During his time with the team, Bobby Abreu was named the Astros minor league player of the year in 1996, and soon after, he made his major league debut. Abreu then moved to the Philadelphia Phillies in 1998. His record-breaking performance with the Phillies was ranked the third in the National League, making him the highest-paid outfielder at the time. He was the winner of the National League All-Star Final Vote by and was also awarded the Player of the Month in the National League for his performance during the 2005 season. In 2006, Abreu became a New York Yankee. He then signed a one-year deal with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in 2009. As an Angel, Abreu was named American League player of the Month. He remained with The Angels for another two years. In 2012, Abreu struck a deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers as a pinch hitter. He remained with the Dodgers for the 2012 season. Abreu had a second stint with the Phillies after sitting out the 2013 season but was released by the team in March. He then signed a minor league deal with the New York Mets before retiring in September 2014.

Abreu was a two-time All-Star over the course of his career and won a Rawlings Gold Glove Award and a Silver Slugger Award. He became one of 13 players to have achieved the 30-30 club (home runs and stolen bases) in two separate seasons. He's also one of just seven players ever to record at least 900 career extra-base hits and steal at least 400 bases. He hit for an average of .291 on 2,470 hits to go along with 288 home runs and 1,363 runs batted in with 400 stolen bases.

Contracts & Career Earnings

In February 2009, Abreu signed a one-year, $5 million contract with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Bobby then inked a two-year, $19 million deal with the Angels in November.

Over 18 big league seasons, Bobby Abreu earned nearly $125 million in salary alone.

Bobby Abreu Net Worth

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Personal Life

Bobby Abreu dated former Miss Universe Alicia Machado, but the couple later split up and called off their engagement.

Abreu was very charitable and gave back to the community over the course of his career. He bought $10,000 worth of tickets to most Friday night games to donate to children in his Abreu's Amigos organization during the 2003 and 2004 seasons. He was the 2004 recipient of the Phillies Community Service award and the Phillies' representative for MLB's Roberto Clemente Award. In 2008, he contributed to the Police Athletic League of New York City through his Abreu's Finest charity.

Bobby Abreu Earnings

  • Los¬†Angeles¬†Dodgers (2012-13)
    $9 Million
  • Los¬†Angeles¬†Angels¬†of¬†Anaheim (2011-12)
    $9 Million
  • Los¬†Angeles¬†Angels¬†of¬†Anaheim (2010-11)
    $9 Million
  • Los¬†Angeles¬†Angels¬†of¬†Anaheim (2009-10)
    $5 Million
  • New¬†York¬†Yankees (2008-09)
    $16 Million
  • New¬†York¬†Yankees (2007-08)
    $15 Million
  • Philadelphia¬†Phillies (2006-07)
    $13.6 Million
  • Philadelphia¬†Phillies (2005-06)
    $13.1 Million
  • Philadelphia¬†Phillies (2004-05)
    $10.6 Million
  • Philadelphia¬†Phillies (2003-04)
    $9.1 Million
  • Philadelphia¬†Phillies (2002-03)
    $6.3 Million
  • Philadelphia¬†Phillies (2001-02)
    $5 Million
  • Philadelphia¬†Phillies (2000-01)
    $2.9 Million
  • Philadelphia¬†Phillies (1999-00)
    $400 Thousand
  • Philadelphia¬†Phillies (1998-99)
    $180 Thousand
  • Houston¬†Astros (1997-98)
    $150 Thousand
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