Yordan Alvarez

Yordan Alvarez

Personal Information

Full Name Yordan Ruben Alvarez
Date of Birth June 27, 1997
Nationality Cuban
Height 1.96m
Role Designated Hitter
Past Team(s)

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Yordan Alvarez: A Brief Biography

Yordan Alvarez. Source - Getty Image
Yordan Alvarez. Source - Getty Image


Yordan Ruben Álvarez is a Cuban professional baseball player in the Major Leagues Baseball. He was born in Cuba on 27 June 1997 but defected in 2016. He is also affectionately known by his nickname ‘Air Yordan’.


Alvarez plays the position of a designated hitter and left fielder in the MLB. He was signed by the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2016. However, he was traded in the same year to the Houston Astros. Alvarez has been with the team since and he debuted his MLB career in 2019.

The twenty-six-year-old hitter has already managed to gather much acclaim in such a short time. He is two times All-Star and a World Series Champion. Alvarez was also third in the ALCS MVP voting for the 2022 season. Yordan is also known for his diligence, in 2022 in the history of postseasons he hit the first walk-off home run ever.


Yordan Alvarez Personal Information


NameYordan Ruben Álvarez
Age26
DOB27 July 1997
NationalityCuban
Mother NameMailyn Cadogan Reyes
Father nameAgustín Eduardo Álvarez Salazar
ProfessionBaseball
Net Worth$10 million
Height1.96 meters (6.5 feet)
Weight102 kgs (225 Pounds)
EducationNo Information Available
Relationship StatusMarried




Yordan Alvarez’s Early Life

Yordan Alvarez was born on 27 June 1997 in Las Tunas, Cuba. He is an Afro-Cuban. His parenst are Agustín Eduardo Álvarez Salazar and Mailyn Cadogan Reyes. He has a younger brother Yonder Álvarez Cadogan.


Yordar used to play Cuban National Series for the team; Leñadores de Las Tunas. During his time at the Cuban National Series, he had a batting average of .351. His batting average ranked second on the whole team.


However, he defected in 2016 and went to Haiti to take up residency there. This is where he met he met fellow MLB players who had also defected from Cuba, Yuli Gurriel and Lourdes Gurriel Jr. They had also defected from Cuba. He went to Florida and signed up with the Dodgers in the same year for $ 2 million. However, he was later traded for Josh Fields to the Houston Astros.


Yordan Alvarez’s Personal Life

There’s not much known about Yordan Alvarez’s personal life.


Yordan Alvarez’s Family Background

Yordan Alvarez’s family consists of parents Agustín Eduardo Álvarez Salazar and Mailyn Cadogan Reyes and his younger brother Yonder Álvarez Cadogan. His family saw him play professionally for the first time when he played a match against Minnesota Twins in August 2022.



Yordan Alvarez’s Wife/girlfriend


Source: Yordan Alvarez’s Instagram- yordan4342
Source: Yordan Alvarez’s Instagram- yordan4342


Yordan Alvarez is married to Monica Quiros Alvarez. She is also a native of Cuba and is from the Camaguey region. However, Monica’s parents moved to Tampa Bay, Florida when she was young. The couple got married in 2021 in a private ceremony. Monica likes to post little tidbits of their family on her Instagram. And seeing her Instagram status, it can be guessed that she is a faithful Christian.


Yordan Alvarez’s Kids


Source: Yordan Alvarez’s Instagram- yordan4342
Source: Yordan Alvarez’s Instagram- yordan4342


The Astros designated hitter has two children with his wife, a daughter named Mia who was born on 6th November 2018, and a son named Jordan who was born on 2nd July 2021.



Yordan Alvarez’s Social Media

Yordan Alvarez has an active social media account on Instagram. He has 154K followers and is following 412 accounts on Instagram. Yordan's posts usually are about his life as a player with little glimpses of his family that are thrown in.





Yordan Alvarez's Net Worth


`   Yordan Alvarez. Source - Getty Image
Yordan Alvarez. Source - Getty Image


Yordan Alvarez’s net worth is estimated to be between $5 million- $10 million in the year 2023. His net worth is so high primarily because of his massive contract and salary. Since Yordan started his career in MLB, his total career earning is estimated to be 1,59,36,607. This massive career earnings could easily be the reason for his amazing net worth in 2023.



Yordan Alvarez brand ambassador

Yordan Alvarez is currently known for endorsing two brands. These brands are Budweiser, which is a beer brand, and Under Armor which is a sportswear company.


Yordan Alvarez Investments

There isn’t enough information available about Yordan Alvarez’s investments.



Yordan Alvarez Career Stats


Yordan Alvarez. Source - Getty Image
Yordan Alvarez. Source - Getty Image


Yordan Alvare’s stats leave no doubt in people's minds why he is as highly acclaimed as a player. Alvarez’s reputation is also boosted by how he holds the record for the highest slugging percentage which was .655 by a qualified rookie in all of MLB’s history.



Career Regular Season Stats
Home runs115
Batting average.293
RBI338
Hits450
AB1532
Stolen Bases2
OBP.385
OPS.975



Yordan Alvarez Achievements

Yordan Alvarez’s achievements and accolades are listed below. He had managed to hoard quite a lot of achievements to his name despite only being in the MLB for five years.


Year Achievements
2019AL Rookie of the Year
2021ALCS MVP, All-MLB First Team
2022All-Star appearance, World Series Champion, All-MLB First Team, Silver Slugger Award
20232nd All-Star appearance



Yordan Alvarez’s Contract

Yordan Alvarez signed a contract with the Houston Astros in 2022, it has a duration of six years. It is worth $115 million. He even received a signing bonus of $5 million. His average salary is approximately $19.1 million. From the year 2026 to 2031, Yordan is guaranteed to receive $26 million worth of annual salary.


Yordan Alvarez’s Diet

The designated hitter has talked about how he has improved his diet to nutritious meals with the help of his wife. Not much else is known about his current diet.


Yordan Alvarez’s House

Yordan Alvarez has bought a mansion in Houston, Texas. It is estimated to be around $2 million. The mansion is rumored to be a two-story building and has a home theater, golf stimulator, and a swimming pool included in the property,



Yordan Alvarez’s Cars


Mercedes-Benz G-Class. Source-  mercedesbenzgclass
Mercedes-Benz G-Class. Source- mercedesbenzgclass


The designated hitter seems to like luxury cars and has built quite a collection of them. Currently, he has three cars in his amazing collection. They are:

  • Mercedes-Benz G-Class

  • Range Rover

  • Lamborghini Huracan


FAQs

A. Yordan Alvarez has been on the All-Star team twice, first in 2022 and then in 2023.

A. Yordan Alvarez was born in Las Tunas, Cuba.

A. Yordan Alvarez was drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2016. However, he was traded to the Astros.

A. Yordan Alvarez is 26 years old. He was born on 27 June 1997.

A. Yordan Alvarez plays the position of designated hitter and left fielder

A. The Astros traded Josh Fields to get Alvarez in 2016. This led to Yordan debuting his MLB career with the Astros even though initially he had signed with the Los Angeles Dodgers.

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