Paul Sterling DeJong, born August 2, 1993, is an American professional baseball shortstop for the Major League Baseball St. Louis Cardinals (MLB). On May 28, 2017, he made his big-league debut.
DeJong, who was born in Orlando, Florida, attended and played collegiate baseball at Illinois State University (ISU). The Cardinals picked him in the fourth round of the 2015 MLB draft. In his debut season, he topped all National League (NL) shortstops with 25 home runs.
DeJong signed for $200,000 with the Cardinals and made his professional debut with the Johnson City Cardinals of the Appalachian League’s Rookie level. He was promoted to the Peoria Chiefs of the Class A Midwest League after ten games.
Paul DeJong agreed to a six-year, $26 million contract with the St. Louis Cardinals, which included a $1 million signing bonus, $26 million in guaranteed money, and an annual average salary of $4,333,333. DeJong will receive a base pay of $6,000,000 and a total income of $6,166,666 in 2022.
In the years 2021-2022, Paul DeJong’s net worth has increased dramatically. So, at the age of 28, how much is Paul DeJong worth? Paul DeJong makes the most of his money as a successful player. He is a citizen of the United States. Paul DeJong’s net worth, money, salary, income, and assets have all been calculated. His net worth is estimated to be $1.5 million.