If you are a sports lover, who loves watching all kinds of sports, then you must be familiar with the sportsmen belonging to their sports. If you like watching and playing baseball, then it is expected that you must be knowing about Alex Rodriguez. He is a well-known baseball sports player and a TV analyst too.
Alex is known to have played for American baseball teams including New York Yankees. He played around seventeen years ago for the latter team until in 2017. He announced his retirement after some years. Alex earned a lot from his professional sports career and endorsements.
His worst phase came when he was accused of consuming drugs in playing baseball. He even locked horns over his alleged role in the Baseball drugs scandal with the management team.
After saying goodbye to his sports career following his retirement, Alex entered into the media field and explored a new career in broadcasting on a sports channel. If you have watched episodes of the popular television business show, Shark Tank, then you must have seen Alex as one of the casting members.
He also had a membership in an American news channel. If you want to know more about his life, career, total earning, etc., then read this article till the end.
|Full Name:||Alexander Emmanuel Rodriguez|
|Stage Name:||Alex Rodriguez|
|Birthday:||27 July 1975|
|Place Of Origin:||Washington Heights, New York, United States|
|Age:||45 years old|
|Profession:||American former professional baseball shortstop and third baseman|
|Total Net Worth:||$380 million|
Alex was born in 1975, the United States in July. When he was a child his family moved to the Caribbean nation, but later moved to Florida. Once his father gifted him a sports bat and ball. He made it a habit to practice it daily, whenever he got the opportunity to do so. At the time of his stay in Miami, Alex’s interest got much drawn towards baseball with his close pals.
Very soon he got the chance to be a part of the baseball team. This sport became an essential part of his life. He joined a club and led a team to win the title at nationals. He grew up admiring the sports champion of the baseball game.
Alex earned the title of Junior Baseball player of the United States of the 90s decade. He was the only one who became a player of high school level in playing for the baseball team of the United States at nationals. Alex became the main hope of the country.
He signed a letter that reflected his determination to play for the reputed American university and was selected to play for a soccer team from the central point. But he rejected the offer and chose not to play again for colleges. Later he chose to play for the American baseball team, Seattle Mariners. He was just seventeen at that time.
Age & Appearance
According to his birth in 1975, Alex now ages 45. He stands tall at six feet two inches, weighing around 104 kg.
In the year 2001, a marriage was solemnized between Alex and Cynthia, but their relationship failed to last long, following with separation after divorce. But both of them are parents to two kids. In the later years, Alex came close with a beautiful singer-actress JLO, or Jennifer Lopez.
Alex made a special mark in being one of the successful players of baseball sports in the United States of America. He experienced playing for top American baseball teams in his entire sports career. Alex did become the recipient of multiple awards for his true sportsmanship. However, he also got surrounded by controversies that affected his sports career.
The baseball champ was chosen by the top Baseball league team (Seattle Mariners) during the 90s decade. He was lucky enough to grab the opportunities in starting in prime leagues at a very young age. Alex became the fielder who was placed between the 2nd and 3rd base. But later on, he joined the MLB league team. He made an opulent contract in the history of baseball sports.
He again got traded and this time with another baseball sports team. This time he became the fielder on third base. He played his last baseball game in August, and afterward put an end to his sports career following his decision of retirement. It was also because he suffered injuries on some of his body parts.
From Sports To Media
After he took retirement from his sports career, he ventured into the field of media and became the profession of broadcasting for a sports network. He also made an appearance as one of the casting members in a famous American television show.
Fame and controversies are part of the celebrities of diverse fields. Alex also became an example of it. He was accused of consuming drugs to enhance his performance while playing in the field.
Although he did not accept the charges during an interview, long ago in 2009, he did confess to his steroid use, at the time when he was playing for one of the MLB League teams. When he recovered from the injury he got on his hip area in 2013, he had a feud with his management team over the charges of drug usage. It did become a headline too.
The same year in August, he faced suspension from MLB for playing further baseball games. But when he appealed for penalization, he was allowed.
Had actual suspension would have sustained, then it would have become a long-term suspension in the history of Baseball sports. However, he got some relief when the 211 figure of suspension of barring him to play further baseball matches was deducted with 162 games. He was off the field for the whole season in 2014.
Net Worth Of Alex Rodriguez
According to 2021, $380 is supposed to be the estimated net worth of Baseball champ Alex Rodriguez. He has earned his wealth all due to his lucrative deals and contracts that became add on to his income at a higher level.