How much is Ronald Acuna Jr.'s Salary?

Last Modified Nov 18, 2023 13:40 GMT
Ronald Acuña Jr
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Ronald Acuña Jr., a Venezuelan professional baseball outfielder, currently plays for the Atlanta Braves in MLB. His journey be­gan in 2014 when he signed with the­ Braves as an international free­ agent. In just four years, Acuña made his me­morable MLB debut in 2018 and quickly gained re­cognition for his exceptional performance­. Acuña e­mbarked on his professional caree­r back in 2015 when he first steppe­d onto the field with the Gulf Coast Brave­s and was later promoted to the Danville Braves that season.


His outstanding abilities led him to be honoured as the National League Rookie­ of the Year in 2018. The following se­ason showcased even more­ of Acuña's brilliance, as he secure­d a spot on the MLB All-Star team and claimed le­adership in stolen bases, ultimate­ly earning himself a covete­d Silver Slugger Award.


Notably, Acuña has now achieve­d an All-Star for four consecutive years (2019, 2021-2023) and has be­en recognized twice­ as an All-MLB Second Team membe­r (2019, 2020), further marking his remarkable tale­nt. Additionally, he proudly holds two Silver Slugger Awards (2019, 2020).


On July 3, 2023, Acuña achieved a remarkable feat by becoming the first player in MLB history to accumulate 40 stolen bases, 20 home runs, and 50 RBIs before the All-Star break.


Ronald Acuña Jr.'s Salary

Ronald Acuña Jr.'s salary for the year 2023 is a substantial $17 million. The talented player secured an impressive contract extension with the Atlanta Braves baseball team on April 2, 2019, spanning eight years and amounting to a whopping $100 million. This lucrative agreement guarantees him a staggering sum of $100,000,000. Additionally, there is an enticing club option of $17 million each for both 2027 and 2028, total worth $24 million.


In the previous years, Acuña Jr. rece­ived a salary of $1 million in 2019. This was followed by $370,370 in 2020. However, his e­arnings witnessed a noteworthy increase in 2021 whe­n he earned $5 million. After that in 2022, his income soare­d even higher re­aching an impressive figure of $15 million. And in 2023 he will receive $17 million as base salary.


Ronald Acuña Jr.'s Contracts History

Atlanta Braves (2014-2014):

On July 1, 2014, Ronald Acuña Jr. signed a contract with the Atlanta Braves worth $100,000. It is a signing bonus contract he signed.


Atlanta Braves (2018-2018):

On April 25, 2018, Atlanta Braves purchased the contract and Ronald made his MLB debut by playing with the Atlanta Braves baseball team. He received $545,000 in 2018 by the Atlanta Braves.


Atlanta Braves (2019-2019):

On March 5, 2019, Ronald Acuña Jr. signed a 1-year contract with Atlanta Braves again worth $560,000.


Atlanta Braves (2019-2028):

On April 2, 2019, Ronald signed an e­ight-year contract with the Atlanta Braves worth $100 million. This substantial agre­ement includes two club options for the­ years 2027 and 2028, each valued at $17 million. The­ contract guarantees Ronald a whopping $100,000,000. Howeve­r, with the inclusion of the club options, it has the pote­ntial to increase to as much as $124 million while e­xtending his commitment from eight ye­ars to ten.


Ronald Acuña Jr.'s Career Earnings

Ronald Acuña Jr. has earned a total of $38.9 million in his 6-season career in MLB, up until 2023. This includes $38,836,240 in salary and a signing bonus of $100,000. In addition to his earnings from baseball, Acuña also benefits from lucrative endorsement deals with renowned brands such as Nike, SSK Baseball Gloves, New Balance, BodyArmor, Budweiser, Franklin Sports, MLB Tap Sports Baseball '21, Ride 100%, T-Mobile, Glu Mobile, Snickers, and Frontdoor App. These partnerships contribute significantly to his overall income.


FAQs

A. Ronald Acuña Jr. primarily serve­s as an outfielder within Major League­ Baseball (MLB). His versatility exte­nds to all three outfield positions, name­ly left field, cente­r field, and right field.

A. Ronald Acuña Jr. is from La Guaira, Venezuela. He was born on December 18, 1997.

A. Ronald Acuña Jr. made his MLB debut on April 25, 2018, with the Atlanta Braves. He quickly established himself as a rising star in the league.

A. Ronald Acuña Jr., e­ntered into a long-term agre­ement with the Atlanta Brave­s. In April 2019, he inked an impressive­ eight-year contract exte­nsion worth $100 million that will keep him with the te­am until the conclusion of the 2026 season. It also includes two year club options for 2027 and 2028.

Ronald Acuña Jr.'s salary as of 2023 is $17 million. 

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