Net Worth: $65 Million
- Source of Wealth Baseball, Sports
- Birth Place Tovar, Mérida State, Venezuela
- Height 6' 0" (1.83 m)
- Marital Status Married (Yasmile Garcia Santana)
- Full Name Johan Alexander Santana Araque
- Nationality Venezuela
- Date of Birth March 13, 1979
- Ethnicity Venezuelan
- Weight 210 lbs (95 kg)
- Occupation Professional Baseball Player
- Education Houston's academy
- Children 3 (Jasmine, Jasmily, Johan Jr. )
About Johan Santana
Receiving an annual salary of $23.145 million, Johan Santana is a professional baseball player with an estimated net worth of $65 million in 2012. This Venezuelan athlete is currently playing for New York Mets of Major League League. He is the present starting pitcher of Mets.
After having been selected by the Florida Marlins as its second draft pick in 1999, Johan Santana had his MLB debut with MinnesotaTwins in 2000 in a match against Tampa Bay. From 2000 through 2007, Santana played with the Twins.
In February 2008, Johan Santana was traded to New York Mets in exchange for Phil Humber, Kevin Mulvey, Deolis Guerra, and Carlos Gomez. With the Mets, Santana agreed to a six-year $137.5 million worth of contract. The contract stipulates that Johan Santana will receive an annual salary of $19 million in 2008, $20 million in 2009, $21 million in 2010, $22.5 million in 2011, $24 million in 2012, and $25.5 million on the last year of his contract with the Mets. At the time of signing, Santana was the highest paid pitcher in the history of MLB and the second highest paid player overall.
Born on March 13, 1971 in Venezuela, Johan Santana is currently married to Yasmile Garcia Santana. The couple has three children together named Jasmily, Jasmine and Johan Jr.
During the 2011 season, Santana wasn’t able to play because he was recovering from a shoulder injury. He resumed playing in 2012.