Melissa Griffey: The Woman Behind Baseball Legend Ken Griffey Jr.

Melissa Griffey: The Woman Behind Baseball Legend Ken Griffey Jr.

…By Larry John for TDPel Media. Melissa Griffey is an American celebrity wife, best known as the wife of former professional baseball outfielder Ken Griffey Jr.


Biography & Profile Summary:

Full Name: Melissa Griffey

Date of Birth: June 25, 1969

Age: 53 years


Horoscope: Cancer

Lucky Number: 11

Lucky Stone: Moonstone

Lucky Color: Silver

Best Match for Marriage: Taurus, Pisces, Scorpio


Gender: Female

Country: USA

Height: 5 feet 10 inches (1.78m)

Marital Status: Married

Husband: Ken Griffey Jr.


Eye Color: Brown

Hair Color: Brown

Birth Place: Florida

Nationality: American

Children: 3


Melissa Griffey Height And Weight:

Melissa Griffey maintains a good physical shape, standing at a height of 5 feet 10 inches and weighing more than 55 kg.

She has brown eyes and brown hair.


There is limited information available about Melissa Griffey’s professional and personal life, but it is known that she is a stay-at-home mom.

Her fame largely stems from her marriage to Ken Griffey Jr.

Ken Griffey Jr., a former professional baseball outfielder from the United States, played for teams like the Seattle Mariners, Cincinnati Reds, and briefly the Chicago White Sox.


He is a Baseball Hall of Fame inductee and a thirteen-time All-Star.

Known for his exceptional home run hitting ability, Griffey Jr. secured lucrative endorsement deals with global companies such as Nike and Nintendo.

After retiring as a player, he worked as a special consultant for the Seattle Mariners and was inducted into the Hall of Fame for both the Mariners and the Reds.

Griffey Jr.’s career highlights include being part of the first son and father duo to play on the same team in 1990 and 1991, becoming one of baseball’s premier power hitters in 2004, and hitting his 500th career home run in the same year.

He expressed his desire to return to the Seattle team if the opportunity arose.


In 2008, he signed a one-year contract with the Chicago White Sox and rejoined the Seattle Mariners the following season.

Throughout his outstanding outfielder career, Griffey Jr. won four American League home run titles, ten Gold Glove Awards, and seven Silver Slugger Awards.

Melissa Griffey Net Worth:

Melissa Griffey’s net worth is relatively low as she is a stay-at-home mom.

However, her husband, Ken Griffey Jr., has amassed considerable wealth during his baseball career.

As of June 2023, his estimated net worth stands at $82 million.


Melissa Griffey Husband, Marriage:

Melissa Griffey is married to Ken Griffey Jr., a former professional baseball player. They started dating in the early 1990s and tied the knot in 1992.

Melissa and Ken have three children together. While Ken was away competing in tournaments, Melissa took care of their children at home.

Their first child, Trey Griffey, is a wide receiver for Arizona University and also a member of the Seattle Mariners organization.

Their daughter, Taryn Kennedy Griffey, excels in basketball and has had a successful career in women’s basketball championships.

Their adopted son, Tevin Kendall Griffey, completes the family.


Frequently Asked Questions:

Who is Melissa Griffey?

Melissa Griffey is the wife of Ken Griffey Jr., a retired professional baseball player.

When was Melissa Griffey born?

Melissa Griffey was born on June 25th, 1969.

How long has Melissa Griffey been married to Ken Griffey Jr.?

Melissa Griffey has been married to Ken Griffey Jr. for over two decades.

Does Melissa Griffey have any children with Ken Griffey Jr.?

Yes, Melissa Griffey and Ken Griffey Jr. have three children together.

Their son Ken Griffey III, known as Trey Griffey, is a dual-sport professional athlete.



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