Alex Rodriguez

Alex Rodriguez

Personal Information

Full Name Alexander Emmanuel Rodriguez
Date of Birth July 27, 1975
Nationality American
Height 1.9 m
Role Shortstop

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Alex Rodriguez: A Brief Biography

Alex Rodriguez
Alexander Emmanuel Rodriguez. Source- gettyimages


Alexander Emmanuel Rodriguez was an American professional baseball player. He was born on 27 July 1975. Rodriguez played the position of shortstop and third baseman while he was active on the field. Throughout his career he played for three teams; Seattle Mariners, Texas Rangers and the New York Yankees. He is an immensely decorated player who is considered one of the best baseball players in the MLB.


Rodriguez is also known by the nickname ‘A-Rod’. His accomplishments are many. He is a fourteen times All-Star and a World Series Champion. A-Rod is also a ten times Silver Slugger Award winner. Rodriguez is also the youngest player to join the 500 home runs club. He has also signed two record-breaking contracts at that time with the Texas Rangers and later with the New York Yankees.


Alex Rodriguez's Personal Information


NameAlexander Emmanuel Rodriguez
Age47
DOB27 July 1975
NationalityAmerican
Mother NameLourdes Rodriguez
Father nameVictor Rodriguez
ProfessionBaseball, Businessman
Net Worth$410 million
Height1.9 meters (6.3 feet)
Weight104 kgs (230 Pounds)
EducationHigh School Graduate
Relationship StatusSingle


Alex Rodriguez's Early Life

Alex Rodriguez was born in Washington Heights, New York. His parents, Lourdes and Victor Sr. were both Dominican immigrants who had come to the U.S. Rodriguez also has two half-siblings from his mother’s first marriage named Joe and Suzy. He also has a half-brother from his father’s side. A-Rod had also lived in the Dominican Republic when he was four years old as his family had gone back there. However, he came back to the U.S. when he was in fourth grade and was living in Miami. A-Rod attended a school in Miami called Westminster Christian School. There, Rodriguez spent his youth playing baseball and honing his skills. He was pretty famous and was considered a superstar back then as well.


Alex Rodriguez's Personal Life

Rodriguez was raised by his mother. His father left him when he was only nine years old. His father also used to play for a baseball team in the Dominican Republic. He was the one who introduced A-Rod to baseball. Rodriguez didn’t meet his again father till he was 17 or 18 years old.


Rodriguez is also a successful businessman as well as a former baseball player. Rodriguez used to admire Keith Hernandez, Dale Murphy, and Cal Ripken Jr. when he was little. His favorite Major Leagues used to be the New York Mets. After his retirement, A-Rod developed a liking for golf and collecting art pieces.



Alex Rodriguez's Family Background

Alex Rodriguez’s mother, Lourdes used to work two jobs to support her family as their father had left them. She used to work as an immigrant secretary as a daytime job then she would also work as a waitress. Roriguez’s father, Victor Sr. used to play baseball as well. Suzy Dunand, Rodriguez's half-sister is a luxury real estate agent in Miami. A-Rod’s half-brother from his father's side, Victor Sr. is a decorated officer in the military. Alex Rodriguez has a nephew, Joe Dunand who is the son of Victor Sr. Joe is also a professional baseball player.



Alex Rodriguez's Wife/girlfriend


Alex Rodriguez
Source- Alex Rodriguez’s Instagram- @arod


Rodriguez's dating history is quite long. The man has dated quite a few famous people, from actresses and world-famous singers to Athletes.


He married Cynthia Scurtis in 2002 and then divorced in 2008. Scurtis was a psychology graduate and used to work as a high school psychology teacher when the couple met. The former couple met in a gym and from there onwards their love story began. It was Scurtis who filed for divorce citing 'emotional abandonment' and 'marital misconduct' as the reason for such a decision.


Another one of Rodriguez's most famous relationships was with Jennifer Lopez. The two started dating in 2017. In 2019, they announced their engagement. Unfortunately, they announced their separation in 2021.


Other women that the former Yankees player has dated and the timeline of their relationship are Madonna (2008), Bethenny Frankel (2009), Kate Hudson (2009), Cameron Diaz (2010 - 2011), Torrie Wilson (2011 - 2015), Anne Wojcicki (2016 - 2017), Jennifer Lopez (2017 - 2021). He is currently dating Kathryne Padgett, who is a fitness trainer.


Alex Rodriguez's Kids


Alex Rodriguez
Source- Alex Rodriguez’s Instagram- @arod


A-Rod has two daughters with his ex-wife Cynthia. Natasha Rodriguez, A-Rod’s first daughter was born on 18 November 2004. His second daughter, Ella Rodriguez was born on 21 April 2008.



Alex Rodriguez's Social Media

Alex Rodriguez has active social media accounts on Instagram, Youtube, Facebook, and Twitter. He has 4.1 million followers and is following 3302 accounts on Instagram. On Twitter, his follower count is 1.2 million and he follows 246 accounts. A-Rod’s Facebook account has 1.8 million followers. His Youtube channel has 257K subscribers and a total of 57 videos.





Alex Rodriguez's Net Worth


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Alex Rodriguez’s net worth is estimated to be around $410 million in the year 2023. According to Forbes, it is assumed that the former Yankees player has amassed a fortune of $400 million. He has also earned quite a bit from his two record-breaking contracts. His business A-Rod Corp also is extremely successful.


YearNet Worth
2022$370 million
2021$330 million
2020$290 million



Alex Rodriguez as Brand Ambassador

Rodriguez endorsed many brands before and after retiring such as Rolex, Mercedes-Benz, Pepsi, Topps, Rawlings, Credit Suisse, Vita Coco, and Nike. It is estimated that he made $35 million from endorsement deals.


Alex Rodriguez's Investments

Rodriguez company A-Rod Corp has invested in various other companies like TruFusion, Super Coffee, Rainbow Sports Global, and more



Alex Rodriguez's Career Stats


Alex Rodriguez
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His career stats truly confirm why Alex Rodriguez is considered one of the greatest baseball players.


Career Regular Season Stats
Home runs696
Batting average.295
RBI2086
Hits3115
AB10566
Stolen Bases329
OBP.380
OPS.930



Alex Rodriguez's Achievements

Alex Rodriguez has made his importance known through his playing and has many awards and accolades to his name. His achievement speaks for themselves making him one of the best players in the MLB.


Year Achievements
1996All-Star appearance, Silver Slugger Award, MLB batting champion
19972nd All-Star appearance
19983rd All-Star appearance, Silver Slugger Award
1999Silver Slugger Award
2000Silver Slugger Award, 4th All-Star appearance
2001Silver Slugger Award, 5th All-Star appearance, AL Hank Aaron Award, AL home run leader
2002Silver Slugger Award, 6th All-Star appearance, Gold Glove Award, AL Hank Aaron Award, AL home run leader, MLB RBI leader
2003Silver Slugger Award, 7th All-Star appearance, AL MVP, Gold Glove Award, AL Hank Aaron Award, AL home run leader,
20048th All-Star appearance,
2005Silver Slugger Award, 9th All-Star appearance, AL MVP, AL home run leader
200610th All-Star appearance
2007Silver Slugger Award, 11th All-Star appearance, AL MVP, AL Hank Aaron Award, AL home run leader, MLB RBI leader
2008Silver Slugger Award, 12th All-Star appearance
2009World Series Champion
201013th All-Star appearance
201114th All-Star appearance



Alex Rodriguez's Contract

Alex Rodriguez signed a contract with the New York Yankees in 2008, it was worth $275 million and had a duration of 10 years with a $10 million signing bonus, it was a record-breaking deal. In 2001, Rodriguez signed a deal worth $252 million which had the duration of 10 years with the Texas Rangers. The contract had a $10 million signing bonus; it also broke records at that time.


Alex Rodriguez's Diet

Rodriguez experiments with his meals a lot. He prefers a high-protein diet and takes protein in the form of turkey, apple sausage, chicken, and egg whites. He usually starts his day with green juice of spinach, cucumber, and celery.


Alex Rodriguez's House

The former Yankees star owns a mansion in Coral Gables, Florida. He is rumored to have built it in 2013. It is 11,000-square-foot and is sleek and gorgeous to look at. It also has a huge swimming pool.


Alex Rodriguez's Cars

Alex Rodriguez has at least six luxury cars. Some of them are:

  • Rolls-Royce Ghost

  • Ferrari 599 GTB

  • BMW 3 Series

  • Maybach 57 S.


FAQs

A. Currently, Rodriguez is not dating Kathryne Padgett who is a fitness trainer.

A. The two broke up mutually but it is rumored that Lopez couldn’t fully trust Rodriguez.

A. Rodriguez has two daughters, Natasha and Ella with Cynthia Scurtis.

A. A-Rod won a World Series in 2009.

A. In 2023, Alex Rodriguez’s net worth is estimated to be around $410 million.

A. A-Rod has made 696 home runs in his entire career.