Ryan Ripken is a famous American baseball player who is carrying a family legacy to make the family name proud.
Ripken family is mostly represented as a baseball athletes as Ryan’s father, uncle, and even his grandfather was a professional baseball players.
We can also say that, the last name, Ripken is associated with the baseball. So, carrying a family legacy and history of Ripken family, Ryan has also contributed a lot in this sport.
Well, today we will be discussing everything about this baseball player, Ryan Ripken starting off with his quick facts.
Quick Facts: Ryan Ripken
|Celebrated Name||Ryan Ripken|
|Age||28 Years Old|
|Birth Name||Ryan Calvin Ripken|
|Date of Birth||July 26, 1993|
|Place of Birth||Hunt Valley, MD, United States of America|
|Marital Status||Not Married|
|Father||Cal Ripken Jr.|
|Mother||Kelly Geer Ripken|
|Height||6 Feet and 6 inches (198cm)|
|Weight||92kg i..e, 205pounds|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Net Worth||Not Available|
|Education||Gilman School, Baltimore|
Indian River Community College
|Social Media of Ripken||Not Available|
Early Life and Family of Ryan Ripken
Ryan Calvin Ripken, aka, Ryan Ripken in short, was born on July 23, 1993, in a beautiful location of Hunt Valley, Maryland, the United States of America.
He was born to Cal Ripken Jr. (Father) and Kelly Geer Ripken (Mother) who belong to the Caucasian ethnic group and holds the nationality of the United States.
Ryan grew up along with the love of his parents and older sister, Rachel Ripken. Talking about his parents, Cal Ripken Jr is a former baseball player who played his entire career in the Baltimore Orioles.
Also, Cal is a former Hall of Fame baseball player. It seems that Ryan followed the footsteps of his legendary father. His father is known as the ‘Iron Man’ of Major League Baseball (MLB) in Baltimore Orioles.
His legendary baseball player father, Cal won several awards and honors during his active periods such as AL Rookie of the Year, World Series, Golden Glove Award, All-Star Game MVP Award, and many more.
Her mother, Kelly Ripken is a health worker who is a co-chairman of the Johns Hopkins annual women’s health conference.
Similarly, she looks over the thyroid patients at Johns Hopkins on a program with her name, Kelly G. Ripken.
Unfortunately, his parents got divorced in 2016. Likewise, his grandfather, Cal Ripken Sr was a former coach and manager of the Baltimore Orioles Baseball team.
Furthermore, his uncle, Billy Ripken was also an athlete who played Baseball for the Baltimore Orioles.
Education of Ryan Ripken
Ryan Ripken attended Gilman High School from where he received his high school education in Baltimore, Maryland. Since high school, Ryan began playing baseball.
He participated in the Armour All-America Game at Wrigley Field and after his outstanding performance, he was offered a hardball scholarship from South Carolina.
As he reached his senior year in Gilman High School, Ryan became Maryland Interscholastic Athlete Association All-Star.
Well, after completing high school, he went to the University of South California expecting to improve his baseball game.
But unfortunately, the University did not let him play baseball which led him to leave the University of South Carolina to join Indian River State College in Fort Pierce, Fla.
How old is Ryan Ripken? Age and Body Measurements
This American professional baseball player, Ryan Ripken is currently living in his late-20’s i.e., 28 years of age as a single and independent person.
Ripken celebrates his annual birthday on the 26th of July and falls under the zodiac sign of Leo which represents his personality as kind, humble, and charming.
Looking towards the physical appearance of this baseball player, Ryan stands tall with an impressive body height of 6 feet and 6 inches i.e., 198cm.
Similarly, he weighs around 92kg i.e., 204 pounds. Ryan is a left-hander who has incredible strength in his left hand which he uses to hit and throw the baseball.
Furthermore, Ripken is blessed with a pair of Dark Brown eyes and Brown hair color to enhance his external charms.
Professional MLB Career
Well, before he had an interest in baseball, Ryan used to play basketball at an early age. However, later at the age of 18, Ryan began playing baseball professionally as his father.
Ryan began his professional MLB career at the age of 22 after he was drafted by the Washington Nationals in the 2014 MLB Draft.
Unfortunately, he couldn’t have a good career start due to his ankle injury that led him to stay behind for two years.
On June 19, 2014, Ripken was assigned to GCL Nationals where he began the season with Class A Hagerstown of the South Atlantic League.
However, after a couple of years, Ryan got fortunate to show his skills and give the best performance in 2017 that led him to assign to the Auburn Doubledays from Hagerstown Sun.
Again, after few years of career on Auburn Doubledays, he finally got a chance to play from Baltimore Orioles and continue his family legacy.
Baltimore Orioles signed Ryan back in 2017 and again on 12th February 2021, Ripken was re-signed for short-season Class-A Aberdeen.
Ryan is currently having his great time of career playing for the Orioles and retains the standard of his father, uncle, and grandfather.
How much is Ryan Ripken’s Net Worth?
No doubt that this American baseball player is having a great career playing for Baltimore Orioles. He is certainly one of the most valuable and best player of the team who gets paid well.
But it is a rare case that, the total net worth of this player is still unknown and is under review. However, we can surely assume that this son of a richest baseball player makes a good income and is living a millionaire lifestyle.
Looking towards the net worth of his father, Cal Ripken Jr. he has a total net worth of around $75 million and owns the Orioles Aberdeen IronBirds.
Social Media Presence
Once again this famous baseball player with a world famous father and a legend of MLB, Ryan is unavailable on any of the social media platform.
Well, may be this athlete wants to be far from the social world and likes to enjoy on his own.
But, as always, you can always find his father, Cal Ripken Jr. on several social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.