David Ross Net Worth – Look At The Manager’s Salary And Contract

David Ross's Net WorthDavid Ross has earned significant wealth as a baseball manager and former player. Image Source: David Ross Instagram.

As we all are familiar with, baseball is considered one of the oldest and most played sports globally. Plus, it is also considered one of the sports that provides immense fame and fortune to the people involved in baseball.

Among those personalities, David Ross is also a well-known name. The retired professional player currently manages the Chicago Cubs of the Major League Baseball. All thanks to his involvement in the sport, he has gained significant fame and fortune.

So, how much has the Cubs’ manager earned from his managerial career and other business ventures? Let’s find out in this article about David Ross’s net worth and earning details.

David Ross Net Worth And Earnings

Before working as the manager of the Chicago Cubs, Ross played for 15 seasons in MLB for different teams. His managerial career and playing career must have helped him gain a significant amount of wealth. As per Celebrity Net Worth, David Ross’s net worth is estimated to be $600 million.

Income As A Player

As mentioned above, before working as a manager, David Ross played for different teams in MLB for 15 different seasons. Ross has played for teams like Los Angeles Dodgers, Pittsburgh Pirates, San Diego Padres, Cincinnati Reds, Boston Red Sox, Atlanta Braves, and the Cubs.

Throughout the 15 seasons with seven different teams, David must have earned significantly. As per Sportrac, his estimated career earnings of 13 seasons is $23,273,500. Here’s the table showing the yearly earnings of David Ross from different teams.

YearTeamSalarySigning BonusIncentiveTotal
2004Los Angeles Dodgers$310,000--$310,000
2005San Diego Padres$338,500 --$338,500
2006Cincinnati Reds$500,000 -$25,000$525,000
2007Atlanta Braves$1,600,000 --$1,600,000
2008Boston Red Sox$2,525,000 --$2,525,000
2009Atlanta Braves$1,400,000 --$1,400,000
2010Boston Red Sox$375,000 --$375,000
2011Atlanta Braves$1,600,000-$50,000 $1,675,000
2012Atlanta Braves$1,625,000 -$100,000 $1,725,000
2013Boston Red Sox$3,100,000--$3,100,000
2014Boston Red Sox$3,100,000--$3,100,000
2015Chicago Cubs$2,250,000 $500,000-$2,750,000
2016Chicago Cubs$2,250,000--$2,250,000

It seems like David accumulated a tremendous amount of money in his playing career. Furthermore, he has also made quite a lot of money from the contracts that he has signed with different teams.

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Income From Contracts

Apart from David’s salary during his playing career, he also makes a good income from the contracts that he has signed with different teams. He signed a two-year contract worth $5,000,000 with the Chicago Cubs. The contract includes a $500,000 signing bonus, an annual average salary of $2,500,000, and $5,000,000 guaranteed.

Furthermore, the table below shows the contract details of David Ross.

YearTeamAverage SalaryContract Worth
2004Los Angeles Dodgers$310,000$310,000
2005San Diego Padres$338,500$338,500
2006Cincinnati Reds$500,000$500,000
2007-09Cincinnati Reds$2,250,000$4,500,000
2009-10Atlanta Braves$1,500,000 $3,000,000
2011-12Atlanta Braves$1,625,000 $3,250,000
2013-14Boston Red Sox$3,100,000$6,200,000

The Chicago Cubs hired David as their manager on October 24, 2019. He replaced Joe Maddon and signed a three-year contract with the Cubs. He must be earning well from his work as the manager of the Cubs. We hope to see David Ross’s net worth increase in the coming days.

Participated In Dancing With The Stars

David became the first professional baseball player ever to participate in the dancing reality show, Dancing With The Stars. On March 1, 2017, the show revealed him as one of the contestants of the 24th season of the show. He was paired with the professional dancer Lindsay Arnold.

The duo, David and Lindsay, became the runner-up to winner Rashad Jennings and partner Emma Slater. As per Variety, the contestants on the show earned $125,000 for the rehearsal period of the show and the first two weeks on the air.

After the contestants make it past the first two weeks, they make an extra $10,000 for the next two. Furthermore, if they make it past the next two episodes, they will earn $20,000 for each of the next two episodes. Thus, by the finale episodes, the contestants make $50,000.

Since David was the runner-up of the show, he must have pocketed thousands of dollars.

Lifestyle And Assets

As mentioned earlier, the Cubs’ manager, David Ross’s net worth is estimated to be $600 million. With a multi-million dollars worth fortune that David has amassed to his name, it is no big surprise to see him live a luxurious lifestyle. He lives a peaceful life with his current girlfriend, Torrey DeVitto, and three kids, Cole Ross, Landri Ross, and Harper Lynn Ross.

David Ross's Net Worth
David Ross has three kids with his first wife. Image Source: David Ross Instagram.

David was previously married to Hyla Ross from 2005 to 2020. They completed their divorce in private. The former couple might have settled on a certain amount as child support and alimonies. However, the ex-pair has not revealed much about payments.

In the fall of 2019, David bought a home for $1.2 million in Tallahassee, Florida. The over 3,400 square feet home stands on nearly an acre and a half of land and consists of three bedrooms and four bathrooms. In March 2019, he and his ex-wife listed their home in Tallahassee for $1.4 million. A month later, the house was sold for $1,325,000.

Plus, David must be paying a certain amount in taxes.

Nevertheless, we hope that David continues to earn more and he lives a great life with his kids and girlfriend.


  • David was one of the five kids of David Ross Sr. and Jackie Ross, and they welcomed him on March 19, 1977.
  • He has 457K followers on Instagram.

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