Jeremy Pena Net Worth - Baseball Shortstop Salary & Wealth

Jeremy Pena made his MLB debut with Houston Astros.
Jeremy Pena made his MLB debut with Houston Astros.( Source : si )

Jeremy Pena is a professional baseball player currently playing as shortstop for the Houston Astros of Major League Baseball (MLB).

Pena made his MLB debut with the Huston Astros in 2022. In that very season, he won the AL Gold Glove Award at shortstop and became the first-ever rookie to win the Award.

Pena was also named the MVP of both the American League Championship and the World Series, which got his name written in the sports' history as the first player ever to win both awards in the same year. 

Adding to the tally is another record of being the first rookie shortstop to hit a home-run in World Series history. 

Quick Facts about Jeremy Pena

Full NameJeremy Joan Pena
ProfessionBaseball Player
Age25 Years
BirthplaceSanto Domingo, Dominican Republic
Total Net Worth$5 million

A flying start to his professional career has resulted in the exponential growth of his fortunes. Let's learn about his salary and total net worth. 

Salary And Total Net Worth of Jeremy Pena

Jeremy Pena has a total net worth of $5 million, as of 2022. His promising start to the debut season with the Astros in MLB has made him one of the best-paid players in the sport.

The Dominican shortstop earns an estimated salary of $700,000 annually, as per the report of Sportac.

Pena was rewarded $535,000 as the signing bonus in 2018 by the Astros. In 2022, the Astros offered him a contract for a year that guarenteed $700,000 as the base salary. 

Houston Astros selected Pena for the 2018 MLB draft and signed him to their 40-man roster in 2021. Eventually, he was provided with the opportunity to start as the shortstop for 2022 spring training.

A Promising Start of the Young Shortstop in the NLB

Jeremy Pena during the Astros Spring Training
Jeremy Pena during the Astros Spring Training ( Source : s )

Houston Astros introduced Pena as their new shortstop in the NLB in 2022. The departure of the incumbent shortstop Carlos Correa as a free agent paved the way for the 24 years old.

Pena was named starting shortstop during the 2022 spring training. He then made his Major League Debut on the Opening Day. 

It proved to be a record-breaking debut for the Dominican. The Astros won the World Series, and Pena was named the World Series MVP, making him only the third rookie to be honored with the Award.

He bagged the AL Gold Glove Award for his performance as the shortstop, which made him the first-ever rookie to win one in MLB history. 

Pena was named the Most Valuable Player of the American League Championship Series. He hit 22 home runs in his opening season, the most by a shortstop, and equaled the rookie record for the most home runs by a shortstop with Carlos Correa. 

Following in the Father's Footsteps

Geronimo, Jeremy Pena's Father, was a Professional Baseball Player
Geronimo, Jeremy Pena's Father, was a Professional Baseball Player ( Source : s )

Geronimo Pena, the father of Jeremy Pena, is also a former professional baseball player. He was the second baseman for St. Louis Cardinals. 

Geronimo played Seven seasons in the big leagues from 1990 to 1996. It includes six seasons as a second baseman for the St. Louis Cardinals and five games for the Cleveland Indians.

In 1991, Geronimo made appearances in 104 games with St. Louis Cardinals, where he scored 28 runs and stole 15 bases. All of these numbers are the record-high of his career.

Some FAQs

Who is Jeremy Pena?

Jeremy Pena is a professional Baseball Shortstop for the Houston Astros.

When did Jeremy Pena make his MLB debut?

Jeremy Pena made his MLB debut on April 7, 2022.

What is the Total Net Worth of Jeremy Pena?

As of 2022, the total net worth of Jeremy Pena is $5 million.

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