Johnny B. “Dusty” Baker Jr. is an American baseball manager and former outfielder who is the manager of the Houston Astros in Major League Baseball. He previously played in MLB for 19 seasons, most notably with the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Dusty Baker Net Worth, Wife, Son, Salary
A former baseball player and current manager from the United States, Dusty Baker has a $20 million fortune. From 1968 to 1986, Dusty played in the Major League Baseball.
In 1967, he was selected in the first round by the Atlanta Braves out of high school. He played in the Minor Leagues for a year before making his Major League debut in October 1986.
Dusty Baker was an outfielder for the Atlanta Braves and Los Angeles Dodgers in the Major League Baseball prior to entering the coaching profession. After breaking up with Alice Lee, Dusty wed Melissa Grace Esplana Fiesta Baker in November 1994.
Melissa Baker is a San Francisco-born American socialite, celebrity wife, and homemaker. Dusty and Melissa exchanged vows in 1994, and on February 11, 1999, their son, Darren Baker, was born.
It is estimated that Baker’s current one-year contract with the Astros is worth around $1.5 million when taking into account his two-year agreement from 2015 when he signed with the Washington Nationals, which was roughly $4 million.
It’s pretty uncommon for a manager with a one-year contract to lead a team to the World Series, but Baker has done it at the age of 73.