In the year 2012, he received a salary of $14 million. Adam Troy Dunn was produced on November 9, 1979 in Houston, Texas USA. After graduating from New Caney High School, Dunn was selected as another round pick from the Cincinnati Reds in the 1998 Major League Baseball Draft. In 2001, Dunn debuted into the MLB with the Reds. In August 2008, Dunn was traded to Arizona Diamond backs in exchange for Dallas Buck and two other future picks, Micah Owings and Wilkin Castillo. In February 2009, Dunn was signed by the Washington Nationals to a two-year, $20 million contract. A year later, the Chicago White Sox signed him to a four-year, $56 million contract. Now, Adam Dunn is married to his wife, Rachel Brown with whom he has a son, Brady.