Billy Beane’s net worth is estimated to be about $20 million. For those who don’t know him much, Billy is a former American professional baseball player. He is also the executive vice president of baseball operations and minority owner of the Oakland Athletics of Major League Baseball. When it comes to football, he is the minority owner of Barnsley FC and also AZ Alkmaar in the Netherlands. How much do you know Billy Beane? Let’s find out more below.
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Billy Beane’s Biography
Beane was born on 29 March 1962 in Orlando, Florida. His real name is William Lamar Beane III. Billy revealed that his father taught him how to pitch as they played baseball. With time, he became very good at it and so whiles schooling at Mt. Carmel High School in Rancho Peñasquitos, San Diego, he was already a baseball star. When he joined the University of California, San Diego, he was chosen as a team for the final game of his freshman season.
Billy Beane’s Career Stats
Check out some of Billy Beane’s career stats below.
- Position: Outfielder
- Bats: Right
- Throws: Right
- Height: 1.93 m
- Weight 195lb
Did Billy Beane ever win a World Series?
Billy never won the world series however, he led the A’s to their first playoff series in 2006 against the Minnesota Twins in the American League Division Series.
Billy Beane’s Moneyball
Beane was made the subject of Author Michael Lewis’s 2003 best-selling book “Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game“. The book talks about some of the methods athletics use in winning games including Beane. The book was finally made into a film in 2011 in which Brad Pitt played Billy Beane. Pitt won an Oscar nomination for Best Actor with Moneyball.
Billy Beane’s Wife
Beane is married to Tara. They are blessed with twins namely Brayden and Tinsley. Before marrying Tara, Billy was married to Cathy Sturdivant. They had a daughter named Casey.
Where Is Billy Beane Now?
Billy Beane is still in baseball today but as a manager.
Billy Beane’s Net Worth
As revealed earlier, Billy Beane’s net worth is estimated to be about $20 million. Apart from being a baseball manager, Billy is also in other ventures. Some are
- Being the adviser for general director Robert Eenhoorn of AZ Alkmaar
- Being a member of the consortium that bought Barnsley
- Consultant in the development of the MLB Front Office Manager video game