Curt Schilling is an American former Major League Baseball pitcher who is well-known as he helped Philadelphia Phillies to the world series in his days. He is also a former video game developer and baseball color analyst. Now let’s have a close look at Curt Schilling’s net worth in 2019.
Curtis Montague Schilling, popularly known as Curt Schilling was born on November 14, 1966, in Anchorage, Alaska. His father was Cliff Shilling, and his mother was Mary Schilling, nothing is known about their work and background. His family is a native of Pittsburgh and is a fan of Pittsburgh Steelers.
Curt Shilling did his schooling from Shadow Mountain High School in Phoneix, Arizona. For further studies, he enrolled himself at Yavapai College in Prescott, Arizona.
Curt Schilling is married to his longtime sweetheart, Shonda Schilling. The couple has been married for almost twenty-five years and has four kids together. His wife is the founder of the Shade Foundation of America. She was diagnosed with melanoma and raised money to help the people who are fighting cancer.
In the year 2014, Curt Schilling was diagnosed with throat cancer. The cancer was the reason for the excessive smoking of cigarettes and other tobacco products.
Schilling is very active in politics and campaigned for George W. Bush in 2004. He also supported John McCain in the 2008 Presidential election. After a couple of years being involved in politics, he was a possible candidate for U.S. Senate in the special elections in Massachusetts. In the recent Presidential election, he was the supporter of Donald Trump.
Curt Schilling has donated his winnings from a celebrity version of ‘Jeopardy!’ to the charity. He is also involved in gathering donations for the ALS Association, which takes care of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) patients. Schilling is always known for being outspoken, and this has got him into conflicts with players and also management. He also has a longstanding feud with ESPN.
Curt Schilling began his career by playing in the minor leagues. After two successful years, he was traded to Baltimore Orioles and there he made his professional debut and then spent another year with the Houston Astros. In 1992, he began an extended period with the Philadelphia Phillies. During the time, he was named to the NL-All-Star team in four years and also set multiple records as a pitcher. Schilling had a very promising career at the Phillies and played quite well for the team.
In 2000, he was traded to Arizona Diamondbacks. He was there for two seasons, and both years he finished second in the ‘Cy Young Awards’ voting Johnson. In 2004, after two successful seasons in Arizona, he was traded to Boston Red Sox. He was there in Boston for four years, where he reunited with Terry Francona, his manager at the Phillies. During his time at the Boston, Red Sox won the World Series on two occasions.
With recurrent ankle injuries, Curt Schilling chose to retire in 2009 from the world of Major League Baseball. After retirement, he founded Green Monster Games. The company released several games but Curt had to let go off is staff because of the financial issues. As a radio personality, he was signed by Howie Carr radio to do a Saturday morning politics and sports talk.
Awards & Achievements
Curt Shelling was truly one of the best baseball pitchers in the world of Baseball. The list of his achievements is long and quite fascinating. He was in the ‘3000 strikeout club’. He won the World Series Most Valuable Player Awards in 2001. He is also the winner of ‘Babe Ruth Award’.
Curt’s talent as pitcher led him to three World Series Championships. Also, he was selected in MLB’s All-Star squad for six times. For his outstanding performance, he received ‘Roberto Clemente Award’ and twice ‘People Choice Awards’.
Net Worth of Curt Schilling
The estimated net worth of Curt Schilling is approximately $1.5 million. Till he was a baseball player, he made a hefty net worth for himself but lost almost everything after he took retirement. After opening a video game company, due to some bad financing decisions, Curt spent his entire $50 million in order to save the company.
Curt Shilling, an extremely talented pitcher, who was capable of reaching and sustaining speeds of 94 to 98 mph during the prime of his career is facing financial problems today. He spent his entire life saving to save his video game company. Curt is still married to his wife, and the couple is working their ways to get their old life back.