Clayton Kershaw

Clayton Kershaw

Personal Information

Full Name Clayton Edward Kershaw
Date of Birth March 19, 1988
Nationality American
Height 1.93 m
Role Pitcher

Clayton Kershaw News

"Going out there and trying to get guys out" - Clayton Kershaw reflects on his first sim game as rehab process continues "Going out there and trying to get guys out" - Clayton Kershaw reflects on his first sim game as rehab process continues
"Going out there and trying to get guys out" - Clayton Kershaw reflects on his first sim game as rehab process continues
“Imagine that rotation together in their prime” - Fans overwhelmed with image of Clayton Kershaw in frame with legendary Dodgers pitchers “Imagine that rotation together in their prime” - Fans overwhelmed with image of Clayton Kershaw in frame with legendary Dodgers pitchers
“Imagine that rotation together in their prime” - Fans overwhelmed with image of Clayton Kershaw in frame with legendary Dodgers pitchers
"He’s like my kid” – When Rangers manager Bruce Bochy reflected on his relationship with 2x Cy Young winner Tim Lincecum "He’s like my kid” – When Rangers manager Bruce Bochy reflected on his relationship with 2x Cy Young winner Tim Lincecum
"He’s like my kid” – When Rangers manager Bruce Bochy reflected on his relationship with 2x Cy Young winner Tim Lincecum
"Really encouraging" - Dodgers manager Dave Roberts provides positive update on Clayton Kershaw after 20-pitch bullpen session "Really encouraging" - Dodgers manager Dave Roberts provides positive update on Clayton Kershaw after 20-pitch bullpen session
"Really encouraging" - Dodgers manager Dave Roberts provides positive update on Clayton Kershaw after 20-pitch bullpen session
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Clayton Kershaw Book: Dodgers legend has biography covering illustrious career slated for release

Clayton Kershaw: A Brief Biography

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Clayton Edward Kershaw is an American professional baseball player. He plays the position of a pitcher in the Major Leagues Baseball. He was born on 19 March 1988 in Texas. Kershaw plays for the Los Angeles Dodgers in the MLB.


Kershaw was drafted by the Dodgers in 2008 and had played for the team since. The pitcher is highly acclaimed and has many awards to his name. He is a ten times All-Star, a World Champion in 2020 and two Times NL Cy Youn Award winners.


Clayton Kershaw's Personal Information

NameClayton Edward Kershaw
Age35
DOB19 March 1988
NationalityAmerican
Mother NameMarianne
Father nameChristopher
ProfessionBaseball
Net Worth$120 million
Height1.93 meters (6.4 feet)
Weight102 kgs (225 Pounds)
EducationHigh SchoolGraduate
Relationship StatusMarried




Clayton Kershaw's Early Life

Clayton Kershaw was born on 19 March 1988 in Dallas, Texas. His parents George and Marianne divorced when he was very young, he was only ten years old at the time. He was primarily raised by his mother after the divorce. The Dodgers pitcher attended Highland Park High School when he was young. He almost went to Texas A&M University but decided against it after he was approached by the Dodgers in the 2006 MLB draft. He signed for $2.3 million with the team.


Clayton Kershaw's Personal Life

Clayton Kershaw is the only child of his parents. He spend most of his time with his mother after his parents divorced. Kershaw uses to play a lot of sports when growing especially catch with his father. However, he became serious about baseball in high school. Kershaw is also a believer in Christianity. In his leisure time, Kershaw likes to hang out with his friends. He also claimed to be a great ping-pong player.


Clayton Kershaw's Family Background

His parents divorced when he was only ten years old. His father, Christopher, used to play catch with him when he was little. Kershaw’s father used to be a musician and won a Clio Award. Unfortunately, he died in 2013 due to cancer. Clayton’s mother use to be Marianne Tombaugh. She was related to astronomer Clyde Tombaugh who discovered Pluto. Unfortunately, she too passed away in 2023.



Clayton Kershaw's Wife/girlfriend

Clayton Kershaw married Ellen Melson on 4 December 2010. Ellen and Clayton had dated since high school, the two were in a relationship for seven years before tying the knot in 2010. Ellen is a philanthropist who with the help of her husband has built an orphanage in Zambia, Africa. She has also helped a lot of other communities with her efforts.



Clayton Kershaw's Kids

The Dodgers’ pitcher has four kids with his wife, Ellen named Cali Ann, Copper Ellis, Chance James and Charley Clayton.


Clayton Kershaw's Social Media

Clayton Kershaw has active social media accounts on Instagram and Twitter. He has 559K followers and is following 58 accounts on Instagram. On Twitter, his follower count is 402.5K and he follows 95 accounts.




Clayton Kershaw's Net Worth


Mickey Mantle’s net worth is estimated to be around $120 million in the year 2023. His net worth boost could be because of his personality being well-liked. He has also appeared in popular Tv shows like New Girl. It is estimated that he makes a whopping $750 million from endorsements.


YearNet Worth
2022$110 million
2021$100 million
2020$90 million



Clayton Kershaw's as brand ambassador

Clayton Kershaw has endorsed many brands, some of them being Sketchers, Under Armours, Subway, Topps Trading Card, and Wilson Sporting Goods. Forbes estimated that he receives $750 million from his brand endorsement deals.


Clayton Kershaw's Investments

There isn't enough information available about Clayton Kershaw’s investments.


Clayton Kershaw's Career Stats

Clayton Kershaw is one of the best pitchers in the Major Leagues right now. His stats prove the fact.

Career Regular Season Stats
Strikeouts2912
Earned run average2.48
WHIP1.00
WIN-LOSS207-91



Clayton Kershaw's Achievements

Clayton Kershaw's achievements, accolades, and awards are many. They have been listed down below to give a glimpse of how good a player he is.


Year Achievements
2011All-Star appearance, NL Cy Young Award, Triple Crown, Gold Glove Award, NL wins leader, NL ERA leader, NL strikeout leader
20122nd All-Star appearance, Roberto Clemente Award, NL ERA leader
20133rd All-Star appearance, NL Cy Young Award, NL ERA leader, NL strikeout leader
20144th All-Star appearance, NL MVP, NL Cy Young Award, NL wins leader, NL ERA leader, Pitched a no-hitter
20155th All-Star appearance, NL strikeout leader
20166th All-Star appearance,
20177th All-Star appearance, NL wins leader, NL ERA leader
20198th All-Star appearance,
2020World Series Champion, All-MLB Second Team
20229th All-Star appearance
202310th All-Star appearance,



Clayton Kershaw's Contract

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Clayton Kershaw signed a $215,000,000 contract extension with the Dodgers in 2014, it had a signing bonus of $18,000,000. In 2023, he signed a one-year contract with the team worth $15,000,000 with a $5 million signing bonus.


Clayton Kershaw's Diet

There’s not much information available on Clayton Kershaw’s diet.


Clayton Kershaw's House

Clayton Kershaw bought a home in Studio City, California. The place has five bedrooms and six bathrooms. The space is 6,133 sqft and cost him a whopping $4 million. He also has a home in University Park, Texas where he resides during the off-season. The place is about 5,354 sqft.


Clayton Kershaw's Cars

Clayton Kershaw’s car collection is from expensive to very humble. Some of the cars he owns are listed below:

  • Ford Escape

  • 2013 Acura MDX

  • 2021 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT

  • 2017 Bentley Continental GT

  • 2021 Ferrari SF90 Stradale


FAQs

A. His net worth is around $120 million as of 2023.

A. Clayton Kershaw has a total of 2912 strikeouts.

A. Clayton Kershaw is 35 years old. 

A. Clayton Kershaw’s annual salary is $20,000,000.

A. Clayton Kershaw was drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2008.

A.  Clayton Kershaw's current contract is a one-year deal.

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