John Kruk Net Worth

They are the people kids idolise and see as role models. Most athletes are renowned for their competitiveness, athletic abilities and riches. Let’s talk about the latter, shall we? unknown is a star as a Former Major League Baseball player (first baseman and outfielder), baseball analyst for ESPN. Born in Charleston, West Virginia, USA on the February 9, 1961 this person had found his passion and talents where awards and recognition came soon afterwards. A proud American, standing at 5′ 10″ (1.78 m), unknown has received recognition for a lot of success on and off the field Philadelphia Baseball Wall of Fame (2011), First baseman on the Phillies All-Vet Team (1971–2003). Throughout a decorated career, the nicknames of unknown have stuck. With regards to personal life unknown has attended Keyser High School, Potomac State College, Allegany Community College. unknown Melissa McLoughlin (m. 2000) unknown are his family. So, what about the net worth? Well it is estimated that this athlete has a net worth of $25 Million.

Read more about John Kruk Biography

To begin with, he grew up in Keyser, West Virginia, and was educated at Keyser High School where he began playing competitive baseball. Later, he went on studying and playing baseball at Potomac State College and Allegany Community College.

Concerning his professional career, he played in San Diego Padres from 1986 to 1989; the biggest breakthrough is the career of Kruk was in 1987, when showing surprising speed he managed to hit .313 making 20 home runs and 91 RBI, plus stealing 18 bases. In 1989, he was exchanged for Chris James to the Philadelphia Phillies. Unfortunately, John was diagnosed with testicular cancer during the spring training in 1994, and had to undergo surgery and treatment, however, he signed as a free agent after the 1994 season. In 1995, he played one game representing the Chicago White Sox, after which he decided to retire, having wonderful statistics of exactly 100 home runs and a .300 batting average; he batted in 592 runs overall.

In 2001, Kruk coached the minor league team the Phillies’ AA, but after one season he decided not to continue his career. Since 2001, he has been working as an analyst for “The Best Damn Sports Show Period” and “Major League Baseball on Fox”. ESPN hired him for “Baseball Tonight” in 2004. Moreover, he has his own column entitled “Chewing the Fat” published on the site of ESPN. In 2010, he again worked as a coach for one season, with the National League team in the Taco Bell All-Star Legends & Celebrity Softball Game.

Moreover, John Kruk has created several roles as an actor. He was in the main cast of the sports thriller film “The Fan” (1996) by Tony Scott. Then, he created minor roles in the films “The Sandlot: Heading Home” (1997) by William Dear and “American Pastime” (2007) by Desmond Nakano. He voiced himself in the episode of the series “Aqua Teen Hunger Force” (2008).

Furthermore, he has published a book “I Ain’t an Athlete, Lady” (1994), which added somewhat to his net worth.

To conclude, all the previously mentioned engagements have added significant sums to the total size of John Kruk net worth.

Finally, in the personal life of the retired baseball player and sports analyst, John Kruk has been married to Melissa McLoughlin since 2000 – they have two sons.

Structural info

  • Net Worth: $25 Million
  • Date Of Birth: February 9, 1961
  • Place Of Birth: Charleston, West Virginia, USA
  • Height: 5′ 10″ (1.78 m)
  • Profession: Former Major League Baseball player (first baseman and outfielder), baseball analyst for ESPN
  • Education: Keyser High School, Potomac State College, Allegany Community College
  • Nationality: American
  • Spouse: Melissa McLoughlin (m. 2000)
  • Twitter: https://twitter.com/johnkruk
  • IMDB: www.imdb.com/name/nm0472658
  • Awards: All-Star (1991–1993)
  • Nominations: Philadelphia Baseball Wall of Fame (2011), First baseman on the Phillies All-Vet Team (1971–2003)
  • Movies: “The Fan” (1996), “The Sandlot: Heading Home” (1997), “American Pastime” (2007), “Aqua Teen Hunger Force” (2008)
  • TV Shows: “Baseball Tonight”, “The Best Damn Sports Show Period”, “Major League Baseball on Fox”

Filmography

Visual Effects
Title Year Status Character
Once Upon a Time 2014-2015 TV Series visual effects coordinator – 24 episodes
Miscellaneous
Title Year Status Character
Nickelback: Live at Home 2002 Video documentary production assistant – as Mike Kruk
Singles 2002 TV Series documentary production assistant – 13 episodes
Speaking of Sex 2001 production assistant
Knockaround Guys 2001 production assistant: Alberta
Rat Race 2001 production assistant: second unit
Exit Wounds 2001 production assistant
After the Harvest 2001 TV Movie production assistant
The Virginian 2000 TV Movie production assistant
Assistant Director
Title Year Status Character
Papa’s Angels 2000 TV Movie trainee assistant director
Transportation Department
Title Year Status Character
Nickelback: Live at Home 2002 Video documentary driver – as Mike Kruk