Theo Epstein Net Worth – Is There Money in Baseball? 

Theo Epstein was born on December 29, 1973. He is an American Major League Baseball executive. Theo works for MLB as a consultant and as the president of baseball operations for the Chicago Cubs of Major League Baseball. 

Theo Epstein Net Worth

Theo Epstein obtained most of his wealth through being a Major League Baseball executive and consultant. According to sources, he currently has a net worth of $25 million.

As an executive, Epstein has won the World Series three times, twice with Red Sox, and another one with the Chicago Cubs. His salary with the cubs per year is around $10 million. 

Fortune Magazine ranked Epstein #1 in their list of the “World’s Greatest Leaders” in 2017. In April the same year, Time Magazine named him as one of the world’s 100 most influential people. 

He’s also quite a philanthropist with his charity called the “Hot Stove Cool Music.” It aims to raise money for disadvantaged youths and their families in the cities of Boston and  Chicago. It definitely reached its goal as it successfully raised millions of dollars.

Personal Life

Theo Nathaniel Epstein was born in New York City, New York. He came from a notable family. His grandfather, Philip G. Epstein, and great-uncle, Julius J. Epstein won an Oscar for the screenplay of Casablanca in 1943. His father, Leslie Epstein, is a novelist and the head of the Creative Writing Program at Boston University. His mother, Ilene, has a clothing store. 

His sister Anya is a screenwriter and producer. He has a twin brother named Paul who works as a social worker in Brookline High School in Brookline, Massachusetts. The twins founded “The Foundation to be Named Later” in 2005.

He went to Yale University where he majored in American Studies. He also went to the University of San Diego School of Law and earned a Juris Doctor degree.

Theo Epstein married Marie Whitney on January 12, 2007. They have two sons, Jack and Andrew.

Professional Career

Epstein began his professional career in the San Diego Padres as the director of player development. He also became the head of Public Relations for the Padres.

In 2002, he became the youngest General Manager of Red Sox in the history of Major League Baseball at the age of 28. In 2004, the Red Sox won the World Series after 86 years and when he was the general manager. 

The team won again in the 2017 season. His role was instrumental in the team’s championship run. He resigned in October 2005 but was rehired as GM and Executive Vice President in 2006.

On October 12, 2011, Epstein signed a five-year $18.5 million contract with the Chicago Cubs as their GM. He re-signed with the Cubs in 2016 for  5 years with a $50 million deal.

In January 2021, Major League Baseball hired Theo Epstein as a consultant for “on-field matters”.

Theo Epstein Dating History

Theo Epstein married Marie Whitney in 2007. She is the founder and creative director of Two Penny Blue, an American brand of intricate jackets and blazers for women.

The two have been married for 12 years and have two sons, Jack and Andrew.

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