Born Alexander Emmanuel Rodriguez popularly known as A-Rod, Alex Rodriguez is a famous American professional baseball player born on July 27, 1975 in New York City to Victor Rodriguez and Lourdes Navarro.
Alex grew up alongside his two half-siblings namely Joe Dunand Sr., Victor M. Rodriguez and Suzy Dunand who are from his mother’s previous marriage.
His educational background
Alex attended the Christopher Columbus High School and Westminster Christian School. He was amongst the topmost brilliant student of his time.
Alex Rodriguez career
Alex played his first major League game in the 1994. In 2001, he signed a ten-year deal with with the Texas Rangers worth $250 million.
In 2017, he was a guest judge on the American business reality television series Shark Tank. He worked with ABC News network as a contributor to ABC World News Tonight, Good Morning America, and Nightline.
In 2018, he worked with ESPN as an analyst of the Saturday Night Baseball. He also became host of CNBC show known as Back in the Game that same year.He later became one of the judging panel for the Forbes’ Next 1000 list in July 2020.
In addition to his baseball and television career, he ventured into entrepreneurship. He owns a Mercedes-Benz dealership in Texas. Alex is also an investor who invests into the eSports team NRG Esport.
Awards and achievements
Alex is a 12-time AL All-Star winner and 19-time AL Silver Slugger Award winner. He won the Seattle Mariners Player of the year twice and also a 3-time Babe Ruth Home Run Award winner.
He was also named as the Seattle Mariners Minor League Player of the Year, Midwest League All-Star, The Sporting News Player of the Year, Hitter of the Tear, Pepsi Clutch Performer of the Year, and Baseball Player of the Year.
Alex Rodriguez marital status
Alex met his better half Cynthia Scurtis at an undisclosed location. After dating for a while, they officially got married in the year 2002.
The union was blessed with two lovely daughters namely Natasha Rodriguez, and Ella Rodriguez. After six years of successful marriage, Cynthia filled a divorce suit against her husband due to Alex’s marital misconduct such as extra marital affairs and emotional abandonment.
After their divorce, Alex moved on and began dating Jennifer Lopez in 2017. Later in March 2019, they announced their engagement but later called it off in April 2021.
Previously, Alexander dated many celebrities such as Cameron Diaz, Bethenny Frankel, Demi Moore, Torrie Wilson, Anne Wojcicki and Kate Hudson. Cynthia accused her husband of having an affair with pop queen Madonna whom Alex referred to as his soul mate in one of his interviews.
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Alex Rodriguez social media presence
Alex is currently active on social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube with many followers.
Alex Rodriguez physical stats
Alex stands at a height of 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighs at 104 kilograms. He has dark green eye and brown hair.
Alex Rodriguez net worth
Alex earn from his career in baseball, television appearance. His monthly income is over $2 million. He has an estimated net worth of $350 million.