Josh Donaldson is an American professional baseball third baseman who plays for the Atlanta Braves for Major League Baseball (MLB). He has been active in his professional career since 2010. Prior, he has played for Oakland Athletics (2010, 2012-2014), Toronto Blue Jays (2015-2018), and Cleveland Indians (2018).
As of 2022, Josh has an estimated net worth of $50 million with a salary of $23,000,000. Until now Josh has played in numerous leagues and match. In August 2018, he was traded to the Cleveland Indians and then signed as a free agent by the Braves in November 2018.
As mentioned earlier, he is a professional baseball player who has an estimated net worth of $50 million. According to some online sources, the average salary of an MLB player is $4.38 million while the highest-paid MLB player makes $38.3 million a year.
Talking about his career, he began playing baseball when he was studying at a University. Later, on April 30, 2010, he began his professional career by joining the Oakland Athletics. He played for Oakland Athletics in 2010, 2012-2014.
Later, on November 28, 2014, Athletics traded Donaldson to the Toronto Blue Jays. He played for Toronto Blue Jays from 2015 to 2018 and joined Cleveland Indians where he played for a year. At the moment he is playing for Atlanta Braves.
As an MLB player, he is very popular on social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter. As of 2019, he has about 435k followers on his Instagram account from which he makes around $1,299.75 to $2,166.25 per post.
Talking about the endorsement, Josh made a contract with Pizza Nova for 2 years (2016 to 2017) for $28.65 million.
Josh’s estimated earnings by playing in 10 seasons.
Furthermore, in February he lost his salary arbitration case against the Blue Jays after seeking $5.75 million. Later he was awarded the Blue Jay’s offer of $4.3 million for the 2015 season.
Later, in 2016, Josh asked for $11.8 million for the 2016 season while the Blue Jays had countered at $11.35 million. Later, on February 10, he signed a two-year contract with Blue Jays, $28.65 million extensions that paid him $11.65 million in 2016 and $17 million in 2017.
On January 12, 2018, he avoided salary arbitration with Blue Jays by agreeing to a one-year, $23 million contract for 2018 season. He also signed a 1-year, $23 million worth contract with the Atlanta Braves.
Josh is a multi-millionaire and is living his lavish life in a lavish house with his girlfriend. Josh resides in a Los Angeles, which is a sprawling Southern California City.
In 2015, be brought a lavish house in Los Angeles which is worth $2.1 million. Talking about his additional assets, he is a car lover and has cars including
Talking about tax, he pays about $15,743,375 for Federal, $1,036,992 for FICA, $3,693,515 for State, and $1664,809 for State.
Further, for his $2.1 million mansion, he pays around $40,425 as a property tax. Talking about car insurance, he drives 3 luxurious car for which he pays $4,278 or $2,139 per six-month.
Josh is actively supporting many non-profit organizations. Furthermore, along with his friends, he collected $6.2 million in support of Jays Care which was invested in 2017 to directly impact the lives of 65,000 young Canadians in all 10 provinces and the Yukon Territory.
Josh Donaldson was born Joshua Adam Donaldson on December 8, 1985, in Pensacola, Florida, U.S. He was born to parents Lisa French and Levon Donaldson. His mother raised him while his father was imprisoned in 1992 on charges of sexual battery, false imprisonment, and aggravated battery. He was released from prison in 2007.
Josh attended Pace High School in Florida and later at Faith Academy in Mobile, Alabama where the budding baseball player was known for playing football, baseball, and Basketball. Later, he attended Auburn University where he played baseball.
Josh aged 36, stands at the height of 1.85 m (6 feet) was in a relationship with Briana Miller, however, their relationship could not last long. They began dating back in 2016.
He then started dating Jillian Rose, who is said to have come originally from Cincinnati. Both of them seems to love each other very much and can be seen together in many events.