Matt Kemp is a baseball player. He began his career with the LOS ANGELES DODGERS in 2003. He only became a full-time player in 2008.
Wiki, Bio, Family, Siblings, Childhood & Education
Matt was born in Midwest City, Oklahoma, on September 23, 1984. He is the son of Judy Henderson and Carl Kemp, who were never married. He grew up in Oklahoma with his mother and grandmother. His mother worked as a nurse. Tyler was thirteen years old when his mother gave birth to him, and he died within a year. Matt Kemp attended Oklahoma’s MIDWEST CITY HIGH SCHOOL. In high school, he used to play baseball and basketball. He also received a college basketball scholarship to play for the OKLAHOMA SOONERS.
Matt Kemp’s Age, Height, Weight, and Body Dimensions
Matt Kemp, who was born on September 23, 1984, is 37 years old as of today, September 22, 2022. His height is 1.93 meters and his weight is 102 kilograms.
Matt Kemp’s Profession & Career
In 2003, he began his professional career with the GULF COAST DODGERS. Later on, he appeared in games for the COLUMBUS CATFISH and VERO BEACH DODGERS. He was chosen for the FLORIDA STATE LEAGUE in 2005. He began his career with the AA JACKSONVILLE SUNS in 2006. On May 28, 2006, he made his major league debut with the LOS ANGELES DODGERS. He started the 2007 season with a shoulder injury.
Matt called the DODGERS team back on June 8th. He began as a right fielder in 2008 and hit his grand slam on April 26th. From the 28th of April to the 4th of May, he was named NATIONAL LEAGUE PLAYER OF THE WEEK.
He debuted as a right fielder in 2008 and hit his first grand slam. On September 24, 2009, he became the first player in MLB history to hit 25 home runs, 30 steals, and 100 RBIs. He was chosen for the Gold Glove award after this season. Kemp made an excellent start to the 2010 season.
In 2011, he was named to the MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL ALL-STAR GAME. He accepted the invitation to play in HOME RUN DERBY. His teammates chose him for the ROY CAMPANELLA AWARD the same year. In 2011, he was named NL PLAYER OF THE WEEK. In the 2012 season, he was named National League Player of the Week. This season, he won several awards.
He was placed on the disabled list due to a hamstring injury. He recorded his 1000th career hit against the MIAMI MARLINS on May 12, 2013. Due to various injuries, he only played in about 73 games in 2013. He recovered from his injuries in 2014 and began playing in minor league games. He was a member of the Cincinnati Reds, New York Mets, and Miami Marlins.
Matt Kemp’s Girlfriend, Marriage & Relationship
He had a girlfriend who accused him of abuse. After a few days, she dropped all charges against him. He dated singer Rihanna a few times in 2009, and there has been no news of him getting into a relationship since. Matt is also involved in charitable work and founded the KEMP’S KIDS community. He hasn’t revealed much about his current relationship status, which he may want to keep private.
Matt Kemp’s Salary and Net Worth
Matt Kemp’s net worth is estimated to be around $100 million as of September 2022, which he has earned as a professional baseball player. He also made money through endorsements and ad contracts.
|Celebrated Name||Matt Kemp|
|Real Name||Matthew Ryan Kemp|
|Age||37 years old|
|Birth Date||September 23, 1984|
|Birth Place||Midwest City, Oklahoma|
|Net Worth||$100 million|