Mike Foltynewicz Net Worth - How Rich is the MLB Star?
Grab all the details on the net worth of the American professional baseball player Mike Foltynewicz.
Mike Foltynewicz is an American professional baseball pitcher who plays for the Atlanta Braves of Major League Baseball (MLB). Nicknamed 'Folty,' Mike also played for the Houston Astros in the MLB.
Mike Foltynewicz got selected by the Houston Astros in the first round of the 2010 MLB draft. He since then played in the minor leagues until he was called up to the Astros in August 2014. The Astros traded Foltynewicz to the Braves before the 2015 season. Mike also made appearances in the All-Star Game in 2018 and was designated for assignment by the Braves in 2020. As one of the most important players in the league, Mike Foltynewicz earns quite a lot of money. Below, we take a look at the net worth and earnings of the MLB star.
What is Mike Foltynewicz's Net Worth?
According to an article by Spotrac, Mike Foltynewicz made nearly $13 million amount of salary throughout the course of his career in Major League Baseball (MLB). And by adding other earnings from brand sponsorships, promotions, and advertisements over the year, Mike currently holds an estimated net worth of $15 million as of July 2020.
Mike currently holds an estimated net worth of $15 million as of July 2020.
Source: Last Word on Baseball
In 2010, the Houston Astros selected Mike Foltynewicz in the first round, with the 19th overall selection of the 2010 Major League Baseball Draft. Mike and the Astros agreed to a $1.2 million signing bonus. Prior to the 2018 season with the Atlanta Braves, he was awarded $2.2 million salary. Foltynewicz and the Braves agreed to a one-year contract worth $5.475 million for 2019 without going to arbitration. Also, Foltynewicz and the Braves agreed to a one-year contract worth $6.425 million. According to an article by USA Today, he was the ninth highest-earning player in the MLB.
Here's the breakdown of Mike Foltynewicz's earnings over the years.
Mike Foltynewicz's Personal Life
Mike Foltynewicz was born on October 7, 1991, in Sterling, Illinois, and grew up in Illinois and wanted to be a major league player from an early age. He grew up a St. Louis Cardinals fan. He says that his parents, Gary and Cindy Foltynewicz, both developed elbow problems one summer due to throwing him so many pitches during batting practice. He attended Minooka High School in Minooka, Illinois, in 2010.
Mike Foltynewicz was born in Sterling, Illinois.
Source: Los Angeles Times
During the 2017 season, Foltynewicz began holding Folty's Fridays, a community outreach initiative meant to engage children. He is currently married to Brittany Wortmann. The couple's first child, a son, was born in February 2018.
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