Ben Cherington Net Worth, Background, Professional Career, Award, Wife and Children

Published Date   25th Jul. 2017, 04:59 am
Ben Cherington Net Worth, Background, Professional Career, Award, Wife and Children
Quick Info
Birth Name: Benjamin P. Cherington
Date of Birth: 14/07/1974
Age: 46 years old
Nationality: American
Qualification: Master’s degree in Sports Management from University of Massachusetts Amherst.

American professional baseball executive, Ben Cherington net worth accelerated as he became the only Red Sox to win award Major League Baseball Executive of the Year in 2013.


Born in 1974, Ben Cherington is an American professional baseball executive. He is the vice-president for Toronto Blue Jays of Major League Baseball (MLB). Before that, he served as vice president and general manager of Boston Red Sox between 2011 and 2015.

Birth & Early Life

Ben was born as Benjamin P. Cherington on July 14 1974 in Meriden, New Hampshire as a grandson of Richard Eberhart. Eberhart was a former Dartmouth College professor who won the Pulitzer Prize also for his poetry.

Ben graduated from Lebanon High School where he was in a varsity baseball team. He later earned master’s degree in Sports Management from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Ben Cherington net worth grew as Red Sox hired him in 1999 after he spent previous seasons as scout for Cleveland Indians.

Professional Career

Ben started working as an area scout for Boston Red Sox from 1999. He had multiple roles and titles throughout his work with Red Sox until 2005. He served as baseball operations assistant, coordinator of international scouting, and assistant director. Later he turned into director.

He worked as co-general manager with Jed Hoyer from 2005 to 2006 during the absence of Epstein. After Epstein returned, Ben served as vice president through January 2009. Afterwards, Ben Cherington net worth rose as he became senior vice president and assistant GM from 2009 to 2011.

Since Epstein was negotiating for the Chicago Clubs, Ben became the one. Ben chose Bobby Valentine as manager of the Red Sox. But Bobby underwent clash with his players and media. Consequently, team suffered a great deal. Therefore, Ben initiated a trade with Los Angeles Dodgers on August 25. Nevertheless, Red Sox still ended up with worst record in 2011-12 seasons.

Ben then hired John Farell as his manager in 2013 with an aim to rebuilding the team. They traded with Toronto Blue Jays signing 7 free traders and pitcher Jake Peavy. This brought Boston Red Sox remarkable success in 2013 season. Red Sox improved by 28 games and rose to division championship in League East Division. They also qualified for 2013 American Lague and World Series Championship.

A couple of years later, Red Sox slumped again losing poorly after All-Star Porcello Ramirez suffered with injuries and illness. As a result, Boston Red Sox invited MLB executive Dave Dombrowski as president/CEO to oversee Ben Cherington. But Ben resigned from his position declining club’s request of him staying as general manager. A few weeks later, Ben’s assistant Mike Hazen took over his place.

Later, Ben joined Columbia University’s Sports Management faculty during 2015-16 academic year. There, he taught a course titled “Leadership in Sports”.

Ben Cherington net worth rose as Toronto Blue Jays hired Ben as their vice-president of baseball operations on September 14 2016.

Awards & Honors

The potential executive, Ben Cherington net worth grew as he received Major League Baseball Executive of the Year Award in 2013. The Sporting News honored him with this award for his effort. Ben became the only Red Sox to receive this award since 1936. Before him, Tom Yawkey and Dick O’Conenell had received this award.

Personal Life, wife & Children

Ben married marketing executive Tyler Tumminia on April 6 2012 at Brooklyn Borough Hall. Tumminia and Ben have two daughters Awwen Hudson and Harper Charles. Before marrying Tumminia who currently works at New York Yankees, he was married to ESPN reporter Wendi Nix.

Net Worth

The top-notch executive earns a good sum; however his net worth is not yet calculated. Looking into his luxurious lifestyle and award winning career, we can assume that he earns a handsome salary and has accumulated a good net worth.

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