Lenny Dykstra– Net Worth, Salary, Family, Girlfriend and more


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Dykstra was a three-time All-Star player. Let us look at Lenny Dykstra’s net worth, career, records, and much more. 

Lenny Dykstra Facts 

Birth PlaceSanta Ana, California 
Father’s NameDennis Dykstra 
Mother’s NameMarilyn Dykstra-Decenzo
Star SignAquarius 
Net Worth (2023)Said to be negative with sources estimating $-25 million, at his peak he had a staggering $75 million net worth
Achievements 3-time All-Star, World Series Championship winner 
Date of BirthFebruary 10, 1963
SchoolGarden Grove High School 
WifeTerri Dykstra
ChildrenTwo Sons 
Social MediaInstagram 

Lenny Dykstra’s Net Worth and Salary

Lenny Dykstra had a net worth of around $75 million during his playing days. Most of his income comes from endorsement deals, football contracts, business ventures and other public appearances. 

However, now it has gone down to -$25 million mainly due to various financial and legal difficulties since his retirement. These issues have resulted in bankruptcy and jail time for the former baseball pro.

Lenny Dykstra Career 

Leonard Kyle Dykstra is an American former professional baseball centre fielder, who played in Major League Baseball for the New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies. 

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Lenny Dykstra is an American former professional baseball centre fielder (NY Times)

During his senior year, he hit .494 with 50 hits on the season, which was just two short of the state record. He tabbed a career total of 89 stolen bases, second best in state history at the time. He also recorded a hit in all 27 games of his senior season. He was named all-league, all-county, and all-state in both his junior and season seasons.

Lenny Dykstra’s career began in 1981 after he was signed by the Mets. He soon won the nickname “Nails” for his fearless style of play, and observers commented that he had “no concept of failure.” After playing his first season in the major leagues in 1985.

Dykstra hit a staggering number of home runs in 1986 and led the Mets to a World Series Championship. He was a three-time All-Star as well.

Eventually, the Mets traded Dykstra to the Philadelphia Phillies, a decision that Lenny later attributed to his “wild and crazy side.” After a drunk driving incident, Dykstra struggled with several injuries throughout the rest of his career. Lenny retired in the late 90s.

After retiring from baseball, Dykstra began an ambitious plan to start numerous businesses. These included a jet charter company, magazines, and other ventures. By 2009, it was clear that these businesses were not successful. 

Later in 2009, Dykstra filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy. The legal documents that followed confirmed that Lenny had just $50,000 in assets. 

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Lenny Dykstra was a legend for New York Mets (New York Post)

Lenny Dykstra Family and Personal Life

Lenny was born on February 10, 1963, in Sante Ana, California to parents Dennis Dykstra and Marilyn Dykstra-Decenzo. He had five siblings. He attended Garden Grove High School in California. 

He got married to his wife Terri in 1985. The couple has three children. Their son Cutter Dykstra has been married to “The Sopranos” actress Jamie-Lynn Sigler since 2016. Cutter and Jamie-Lynn have produced two grandsons for Lenny and Terri.

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Lenny Dykstra’s ex-wife Terri (New York Daily News)

However, their relationship didn’t last long as the couple got divorced in 2009. 

FAQs about Lenny Dykstra 

What is Lenny Dykstra’s net worth?
Lenny has a net worth of approximately -$25 million.
How old is Lenny Dykstra?
Lenny is 60 years old
Which club did Lenny make his MLB debut in
Lenny made his MLB debut in 1981 for New York Mets 
Who is Lenny married to?
Lenny Dykstra was married to Terri 
Does Lenny have any children?
Yes, three children

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