About Justin Verlander
It has been estimated that the overall amount of Justin Verlander net worth is as much as 15 million dollars. However, there are some other sources which have stated that his net worth today reaches a higher sum of 60 million dollars. In addition to that, it has been known that his annual earnings are 28 million dollars, thus, this sum of money has also added up a lot to the overall size of Justin Verlander net worth. Justin Verlander became famous because of his career as a baseball player. Thus, baseball has been a huge part of his life and it also added up a lot of revenues to the overall estimate of Justin Verlander net worth.
The baseball player was born in 1983 in the United States of America. His father was well known as well, as he was the president of the local Richmond, Virginia chapter of the Communications Workers of America. His father was also the one who wanted Justin Verlander to become a professional baseball player, and thus, he sent his son to study at the Richmond Baseball Academy. In 2011, his teammates started to call him Versexy because of his dominant pitching.
Justin Verlander is known for two specific fastballs in playing baseball. He used them many times in playing, one of them is clocked at high-90s and another one is a two-seamer in the low- to mid-90s with good arm-side run. In 2011 Justin Verlander appeared in the Major League Baseball 2K12. In 2011 as well, he got one of his most important awards, which was the 2011 AL CY Young Award, which was presented to him by the Baseball Writers Association of America. In the same year as well, he was awarded with the AL MXP Award. Other awards, which he has received during his career, include The Sporting News Player of the Year Award, the AL TSN Pitcher of the Year and the Players Choice Award for Player the Year. Moreover, Justin Verlander was titled as the Most Outstanding American League pitcher. Thus, his career in baseball not only added up to the total size of Justin Verlander net worth, but also earned him many awards and titles. In 2013, it was stated that Justin Verlander signed a contract with the Detroit Tigers for seven years and the contract was stated to be worth as much as 180 million dollars.