The real name of Ben Zobrist is Benjamin Thomas Zobrist. Ben Zobrist is an American professional baseball second baseman and outfielder who is currently playing for the Chicago Cubs of Major League Baseball.
Ben Zobrist was born on May 26, 1981, in Eureka to a pastor father Tom Zobrist and Cynthia Zobrist. He started playing baseball when he was only eight years old. He graduated from Eureka High School in 2001 and after that, he started playing college baseball at Olivet Nazarene University.
According to the reports of 2019, Ben Zobrist net worth is approximately $35 million.
In 2019, Ben was earning a base salary of $12,000,000. According to Spotrac, Ben Zobrist earned a total of $87,260,100 during his time at MLB.
On the other side, Ben’s ex-wife Julianna Zobrist’s net worth is estimated to be around $1.5 million. She is a musician who has given hit singles like ‘The Dawn’ and ‘Alive’.
Ben Zobrist was recruited by the Houston Astros in the sixth round of the 2004 MLB draft.
BenZobrist made his MLB debut with Tampa Bay Rays on August 1, 2006.
2009 was a big year for Ben as he hit three grand smashes and was among the league leaders in static percentage. In 2010, Ben signed a three-year contract extension with Rays, with a team selection for 2014 and 2015, a deal worth more than $30 million.
On December 8, 2015, Zobrist signed a five-year, $56 million contract with the Chicago Cubs. So far, Zobrist has played in three World Series, winning the last two coming to be a two-time World Series champion in 2015 with Royals and 2016 with Cubs. He was also called the 2016 World Series MVP.
Ben married singer Julianna Zobrist in 2005. They have three children named Blaise Royal Zobrist, Kruse Allegra Zobrist and Zion Benjamin Zobrist.
Ben is now filing a grievance about legal separation from his wife. The couple has been living in a home in Williamson County, outside of Nashville for 12 years. It’s ambiguous how Ben Zobrist’s net worth will be impacted by their divorce.