How Much is Сarl Сrawford Worth?
Сarl Сrawford is a former MLB player, who saved $65 million net worth during the years of his career. The major part of his wealth comes from his salary of a pro baseball player. He rose to fame as Tampa Bay Devil Rays outfielder in early 2000s. Then Carl was considered as one of the most talented baseball players in the world. For his performance Carl got numerous awards, including American League All-Star (he got it 4 times), Gold Glove Award in 2010 and many others.
In 2011 Carl Crawford signed $142 million deal with another team, named Boston Red Sox. The deal was signed for 7 years, so Crawford’s salary was estimated at $20 million (approximately) per year. Nevertheless Crawford’s star started to extinguish after he had been signed by Boston Red Sox. The athlete got the elbow surgery and missed the major part of the season. In addition his performance became much worse, so he was released by the team.
In 2012 Carl Crawford signed another deal with Los Angeles Dodgers. He played for them from 2013 till 2016 and then was released by the team too. Probably, it is the end of his career. Nevertheless the athlete saved a solid fortune and a status of a bright baseball star. How did he reach his peak?
Сarl Сrawford Bio and Career
The multi-millionaire now, Carl Crawford spent his early years in a small two-bedroom house in Houston, Texas. His younger brother and he were brought up by a single mother Leisha Crawford.
Carl’s mother was good in volleyball and basketball during her school years. His uncle (mother’s brother) played baseball professionally. That’s why Carl and his brother were involved into sports since the earliest years.
With his mother’s support, Carl Crawford had become one of the best school athletes to the age of 10. He played basketball and football, sometimes baseball. In fact, Carl played baseball mostly for fun. He dreamed to devote his life to basketball and was a big fan of Hakeem Olajuwon, and just the talented coach Ray Bourn, the local baseball legend, convinced the boy to change his mind.
Soon Carl Crawford has become the young celebrity, the popular school athlete, who showed his best in three areas – basketball, football and baseball. He was recruited by representatives of several teams in 1998 and 1999. He had a wide choice and lots of opportunities.
In 2002 Carl Crawford finally made his choice and started to play baseball professionally. He was drafted by Tampa Bay and his deal included $1, 2 million bonus – a great sum for 21 year old, who came from not rich family. Thus Carl Crawford started his rise. In 2010, however, his results got worse.
After a series of professional failures Carl Crawford decided to sell his house. In fact, the property is really luxurious. It proves, the baseball player was really high-paid and successful.
Carl Crawford decided to sell his house, when he signed the deal with Dodgers and had to move to LA. Then his Boston home has become useless for him.
Carl’s home looks like a huge white palace. It consists of 2 storeys and has about 7, 000 sq ft. The house looks perfect outside and is roomy and comfortable inside. The baseball star Carl relaxed after his hard games in 5 bedroom and 3 bathroom house. There’s also 3-car garage on the territory of the estate.
During cold evenings Carl and his guests could get warm near one of 3 fireplaces, situated inside the house. To entertain and get an inspiration, the baseball star could watch a new movie (or one of his matches) in a spacious theater room.
So, like other sports legends, Carl spent great time in his house, which he put on sale for $3 million.
It is not known exactly, how many cars Carl Crawford drives, but he was noticed on a date with his fiancée a TV host Evelyn Lozada in his white $300, 000 Rolls Royce.