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Andrew Stefan McCutchen was born on the 10th October 1986 in Fort Meade, Florida, USA and is a professional baseball player, who under the nickname “Cutch” is widely known as the center fielder of the Major League Baseball(MLB) team the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Have you ever wondered how much wealth Cutch has accumulated so far? How rich Andrew McCutchen is? According to sources, it is estimated that the total amount of Andrew McCutchen’s net worth, as of late 2016, is $30 million with an annual salary of $7.2 million. It has all been acquired through his professional baseball career which has been active since 2006.
Andrew McCutchen Net Worth $30 million
Andrew McCutchen was born to Petrina Swan and Lorenzo McCutchen. Andrew enrolled at Union Academy where poetry and drawing took his fancy, but later transferred to Fort Meade High School where he first began playing baseball. He also actively played football as well as participating in track and field. Although he was named as one of the Florida’s top football recruits, Andrew McCutchen chose to pursue a career in baseball. In his senior year, his batting average was .709 including 16 home runs and 45 stolen basis. Judging by his subsequent impressive net worth, Andrew McCutchen made the right decision when he opted for the baseball.
Andrew McCutchen enrolled at the University of Florida but after being selected as the 11th pick by the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2005 MLB Draft, he decided to abandon university and begin his professional baseball career. His first season as a pro, Andrew spent in the Gulf Coast League Pirates and NY-Penn League Williamsport Crosscutters. He was later transferred to Class-A Hickory Crawdad before he was promoted to Eastern League Altoona. In 2006 the Pirates honored him with a flattering title as their Minor League Player of the Year. He also played for South Atlantic League’s 2006 All-Star team. It is certain that all these accomplishments have helped Andrew McCutchen to gain necessary experience and establish himself as a promising young player in the world of baseball. These engagements also provided the basis for McCutchen’s overall net worth.
In 2009 Andrew McCutchen got the call from the Pirates to join the Major League, and debuted against the New York Mets on 4th June 2009. For the rest of the season, Andrew managed to sustain a top class level of playing and soon became The Pirates’ major hope to improve the team’s overall play. His hard work and dedication were recognized in 2011 when he was chosen for the MLB All-Star team, and he was subsequently chosen for the All-Star team three more times, four in a row in total, from 2011 to 2014. These achievements have certainly positively impacted Andrew McCutchen’s overall net worth.
The real breakthrough in Andrew McCutchen’s career came in 2012, when he was named “a one-man wrecking crew” – he was ranked among the league’s top hitters with a batting average of over .500. For his continuous string of great performances, Andrew McCutchen was honored with a Gold Glove Award as well as Silver Slugger Award in 2012. Apart from these awards, in the same year Cutch signed a six-year contract extension with the Pittsburgh Pirates worth $51.1 million. This has certainly paid off for the Pirates, as in 2013 McCutchen lead the team to the post-season for the first time in 21 years. For all these efforts, Andrew McCutchen was named the National League Most Valuable Player. Doubtlessly, all these accomplishments have helped Andrew McCutchen to increase his overall net worth by a large margin.
In 2015, Andrew McCutchen was rewarded with the prestigious Roberto Clemente Award, honoring the player who “best exemplifies the game of baseball, sportsmanship, community involvement and the individual’s contribution to the team”. This prestigious attainment has certainly positively impacted Andrew McCutchen’s popularity among the baseball fans.
When it comes to his personal life, Andrew McCutchen is married to Maria Hanslovan. He proposed to Maria in one episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show in 2013, and the couple exchanged vows just a year later.