Brandon Phillips Net Worth 2023: Contract, Salary, Income

What is Brandon Phillip’s Net Worth?

Net Worth:$40 Million
Name:Brandon Phillips
Profession:Baseball Player
Height:1.83 m (6 ft)
Country:United States of America
Last Updated:2023

Brandon Phillips is an American professional baseball player. Brandon Phillips has a net worth of $40 million. He is a second baseman for the Lexington Legends of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball and a part-owner of the team.

Phillips played for the Cleveland Indians, Cincinnati Reds, Atlanta Braves, Los Angeles Angels, and Boston Red Sox in Major League Baseball (MLB). Phillips’ most notable statistics in the MLB included a batting average of.275, a hit total of 2,026, and a home run total of 210.

Phillips’s Contract

  • Phillips was given a four-year, $27 million contract extension in 2008, instead of going to arbitration with the Cincinnati Reds.
  • Phillips and the Reds agreed to a 6-year, $72.5 million contract extension in 2012.
  • Phillips waived his no-trade clause in 2017 and was traded to the Atlanta Braves, with the Reds also sending $13 million in the deal, leaving the Braves to pay Phillips’ remaining salary of $1 million.
  • In 2018, Phillips agreed to terms with the Boston Red Sox on a one-year, $545,000 contract, with $545,000 guaranteed and an annual average salary of $545,000.

Early Life

Brandon Emil Phillips was born on June 28th, 1981 in Raleigh, North Carolina. Phillips was raised in an athletic family. His father, James Phillips, owns a baseball complex in Georgia. His sister, Porsha Phillips, is a WNBA player, and his brother, PJ Phillips, manages a professional baseball team.

Career Beginnings

Phillips was a basketball and baseball player at Redan High School in Stone Mountain, Georgia. Redan High School retired his #7 jersey in December 2003. He was an amazing athlete in high school, earning a reputation for his skills throughout the state and the country.

Phillips’ favorite baseball player as a kid was Cincinnati Reds shortstop Barry Larkin. Phillips was drafted as a shortstop by the Montreal Expos in the second round of the 1999 MLB draft after signing a letter of intent to play baseball and football at the University of Georgia.

He decided against playing college baseball and instead signed with the Expos. Phillips spent three seasons in the minors before being traded to the Cleveland Indians by the Expos.

Breakthrough

Phillips’ immense potential became clear when he was named a Triple-A All-Star in 2005. The Cincinnati Reds needed a second baseman in 2006, so they traded for him at the start of the season.

He became only the third player in Cincinnati history to join the 30/30 club in just his second season with the Reds (30 home runs and 30 stolen bases). During his time in Cincinnati, he won four Rawlings Gold Glove Awards, and one Silver Slugger Award, and was named to three National League All-Star teams.

He became the first player in MLB history to have two three-run home runs, seven RBIs, and two stolen bases in the same game. Following this performance, the uniform and cleats he wore during that game were displayed in the Baseball Hall of Fame.

With 107 consecutive errorless games, he also continues to hold the Reds club record for most consecutive errorless games. Phillips was traded in 2017 to the Atlanta Braves for minor-league pitchers Andrew McKirahan and Carlos Portuondo.

Phillips batted.291 for the Braves in 120 games, with 11 home runs and 52 RBIs. In exchange for cash and Tony Sanchez, Phillips was sent to the Los Angeles Angels. Phillips hit.255/.269/.382 in 102 at-bats over 24 games with the Angels.

Brandon Phillips' Contract
Brandon Phillips’ Contract

Phillips signed a minor league deal with the Boston Red Sox in 2018 and was exchanged for cash and Tony Sanchez, of Triple-A Pawtucket. Phillips batted .304 in 38 games for Pawtucket and .304 in six games for the Class A Short Season Lowell Spinners.

In 2019, Phillips signed with the Vallejo Admirals of the independent Pacific Association, which was managed by his younger brother P.J. Phillips, and played four games. Later that year, Phillips signed with the Diablos Rojos del México of the Mexican League and appeared in 36 games.

Phillips appeared in eight games for the Baseball Brilliance of the Yinzer Baseball Confederacy in 2020. Later that year, in 2020, Phillips decided to join the Lexington Legends in their Battle of the Bourbon Trail series.

Phillips struck a walk-off homer for the Legends, his third in three games. In the offseason of 2021, Phillips became a co-owner of the club and was officially signed as a player, making him the first Atlantic League player to appear on a roster for a team he co-owns.

Personal Life

Brandon had been dating Jade Cargill, a professional wrestler, and model, for over five years, and they had a child named Bailey Quinn.

Car Collection

  • White Rolls Royce Phantom – $450,000
  • Red Lamborghini Aventador – $789,809 to $825,914
  • Blue Audi R8 – $143,000 to $155,000

Brandon Phillips Net Worth

As of 2023, Brandon Phillips’ net worth is estimated to be $40 million. Phillips earned the majority of his money during his lucrative MLB career, particularly while playing for the Cincinnati Reds. Phillips also makes a lot of money from brand endorsements and other ventures.

Phillips was once one of the game’s smoothest players. He dazzled audiences with unique plays while making it appear as if he was barely trying. Phillips, who stands 6 feet tall and weighs 211 pounds, bats and throws right-handed. He was consistently one of the best producers at the plate, providing a mix of power and average.

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