Johnny Damon Net Worth, Height, Bio, Facts

Johnny Damon Biography
  • Name: Johnny Damon
  • Age: 44 years old
  • Height: 6ft 2in (188 cm)
  • Occupation: Baseball Player
  • Net Worth: US $60 Million
  • Status: Alive

Johnny Damon is a retired American professional baseball player and 2x World Series champion. He played the outfielder position for teams like the Kansas City Royals, the Boston Red Sox, and the New York Yankees. His accomplishments include 2x All-Star honors, and the 2000 AL Stolen base leader. Johnny David Damon was born on November 5, 1973, in Fort Riley, Kansas. He was raised by parents Yome and Jimmy. His father served in the U.S. Army, causing the family to move around often. Damon lived briefly in countries like Japan and Germany. The family eventually settled down in Orlando, Florida. He attended Dr. Phillips High School where he played baseball and football.

Damon began his baseball journey with the South Orange Little League. His game improved during his time at Dr. Phillips High School in Orlando. He was dubbed the top high school prospect by Baseball America his senior year. His high school honors include the Florida Gatorade Player of the Year, and USA Today’s High School All-American team selection. Damon was selected by the Kansas City Royals with the 35th overall pick in the 1992 amateur baseball draft. He spent 3 years in the minor league, and won the 1994 All-Star Royals Minor League Player of the Year award. Damon made his Major League debut in August 1995. He played 6 seasons with the Royals from 1995 to 2000. He recorded 136 runs in 2000 to lead the American League (AL). He also led the league in stolen bases with 46. Damon played the 2001 season for the Oakland Athletics. He was traded to the Athletics in a three-man trade involving Cory Lidle and Mark Ellis.

Damon landed a 4-year $31 million contract with the Boston Red Sox in December 2001. He led the league in triples (with 11), and was named to the 2002 MLB All-Star Game. The Red Sox won the 2004 world series over the St. Louis Cardinals. Damon played 4 seasons with the New York Yankees from 2006 to 2009. The Yankees defeated the Philadelphia Phillies for the 2009 World Series championship. Damon played one season with the Detroit Tigers (2010), the Tampa Bay Rays (2011), and the Cleveland Indians (2012). He also played briefly for the Thailand national team. He was inducted into the Orange County Public Schools Hall of Fame in 2015.

Damon made several appearances on Sunday Night Baseball (1996-2011), and the Late Show with David Letterman (2004-09). He made a cameo in the romantic comedy film, Fever Pitch (2005), starring Drew Barrymore and Jimmy Fallon. His television credits include Tanked, MTV Cribs, and The Bros. (2007). Damon was a contestant on season 14 of The Apprentice. He was selected to compete on season 26 of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars. The show is set to premiere on April 30, 2018.

Johnny Damon stands 6ft 2in tall and he’s of Croatian, Irish and Thai ancestry. His personal net worth is estimated at $60 million. Damon married first wife, Angela Vannice, in 1992. They welcomed twins, Jackson and Madelyn, in 1999. The couple divorced in 2002 after 10 years together. Damon wed second wife, Michelle Mangan, in December 2004. They have 6 children, Devon Rose, Danica Rayne, Dasha, Daliah, Dreanna Michelle and Dash. The family lives in Orange County, Florida.

Johnny Damon Bio, Net Worth, Facts
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Johnny Damon Age, Birthday, Salary, Wiki

  • Birth Name: Johnny David Damon
  • Birthday: November 5, 1973
  • How Old : Age: 44 years old
  • Place of Birth: Fort Riley, Kansas, United States
  • Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
  • How Tall : Height: 6ft 2in (188 cm)
  • Occupation: Professional Baseball Player
  • Years Active: 1995-2012
  • Net Worth & Salary: US $60 Million
  • Marriage(s): Angela Vannice, Michelle Mangan
  • Death-O-Meter: Alive

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