Bill Ripken Bio, Age, Height, MLB Network, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Wife

Bill Ripken Bio, Wiki

Bill Ripken is an American former professional baseball infielder working for MLB Network, serving as a studio analyst. He has been working with this station since 2009.

Bill Ripken Age

Ripken is 58 years old as of 2023. He was born William Oliver Ripken in Havre de Grace, Maryland, United States on the 16th of December 1964.

Bill Ripken Height/Measurements

Ripken stands approximately 6 feet 1 inch (1. 85 ) and weighs around 81 kg.

Bill Ripken Education

For his education, Bill attended and graduated from Aberdeen High School before joining college.

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Bill Ripken Career

Ripken works for MLB Network as a studio analyst appearing across MLB Network’s programming, including the Emmy Award-winning flagship studio show MLB Tonight and the demonstration show Play Ball and kids-focused weekly interview during the regular season. A 12-year major league veteran, Bill won the Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Studio Analyst in 2016 for his work on MLB Network. He has been appointed to the category 3 times since joining MLB Network in 2009. Likewise, Bill serves as a radio host for XM Satellite Radio.

Ripken commenced his profession with the Baltimore Orioles in 1987, under the direction of his dad, Cal Ripken, Sr., and alongside his brother Cal Ripken, Jr. This was the first and remains the only time in Major League Baseball record that a dad simultaneously handled two of his sons. After playing for Baltimore through 1992 and again in 1996, Ripken played for the Cleveland Indians (1995) Texas Rangers (1993-1994 and 1997), and Detroit Tigers (1998). Bill was 2nd among American League second basemen in double plays in 1988 turning with 110 and his .9927 fielding percentage in 1992 was the finest of any Major League second baseman that season. He led the Orioles in hitting with a .291 average and in 1990 was tied for first on the team with 28 doubles.

In the spring of 2002, Vill was recognized for his achievements in MLB with an induction into the Maryland Sports Hall of Fame. After his playing profession, he joined his brother, Cal in the formation of Ripken Baseball, a sales and marketing company that manages all business interests of the Ripken’s, is a parent firm to divisions that work to grow baseball at the youth and professional levels. Ripken Professional Baseball owns and runs three minor league teams: the Class A affiliate of the Orioles; the Class A affiliate of the San Francisco Giants; the Aberdeen (Maryland) IronBirds (, and the Charlotte (Florida) Stone Crabs (, the Class A affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays.

Bill and Cal Ripken established The Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation in 2001, in memory of the family’s patriarch. The foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, working across the country with Boys & Girls Clubs, inner-city schools, A.L. centers, and other youth-serving organizations supporting programs in America’s most distressed communities. He is also a best-selling writer and sought-after public speaker. He and his brother in 2005 co-authored Play Baseball The Ripken Way: A Complete Illustrated Guide to the Fundamentals.

Bill Ripken’s Net Worth

In Bill’s career as a sportscaster, he was able to amass a net worth between $ 3 Million and $ 8 million.

How Much Does Bill Ripken Earn?

Bill acquires annual earnings that range between $ 255, 365, and $ 343, 995.

Bill Ripken’s Parents and Siblings

Ripken’ was born and raised to parents in Havre de Grace, Maryland, United States. He is the son of Cal Ripken Sr. (father) and Violet “Vi” Ripken (mother). Growing up, his father managed the Orioles team. Bill has a brother named Cal Ripken, Jr. who played for the Orioles.

Bill Ripken Wife

Ripken is married to Candace though he has not said much about her. The duo are proud mom and dad of four children Miranda, Anna, Reese, and Jack. He and his alongside their children reside in Maryland, USA.

Bill Ripken MLB Network

Ripken works at MLB Network, where he works alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists, such as;

  1. Harold Reynolds
  2. Yonder Alonso
  3. Greg Amsinger
  4. Ruben Amaro, Jr.
  5. A.J. Andrews
  6. Alex Avila
  7. Ron Darling
  8. Ryan Dempster
  9. Mark DeRosa
  10. Robert Flores
  11. Cliff Floyd
  12. Peter Gammons
  13. Lauren Gardner
  14. Jon Heyman
  15. Brian Kenny
  16. Al Leiter
  17. Mike Lowell
  18. Keiana Martin
  19. Pedro Martinez
  20. Cameron Maybin
  21. Kevin Millar
  22. Jon Morosi
  23. Kelly Nash
  24. Melanie Newman
  25. Dan O’Dowd
  26. Jake Peavy
  27. Hunter Pence
  28. Carlos Peña
  29. Bo Porter
  30. Albert Pujols
  31. Alanna Rizzo
  32. Christopher Russo
  33. Siera Santos
  34. Xavier Scruggs
  35. Lauren Shehadi
  36. Joel Sherman
  37. Jim Thome
  38. Matt Vasgersian
  39. Adnan Virk
  40. Tom Verducci
  41. Chris Young
  42. Jayson Stark
  43. Dan Plesac
  44. Matt Yallof
  45. Bob Costas

Bill Ripken Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

Ripken is vocal on his social media accounts, where he posts often. On his Twitter account, he has about 364K Followers 84K followers on his Facebook page, and 145K followers, on his Instagram account.