|Net Worth:||$170 Million|
|Date of Birth:||January 16, 1980 (43 years old)|
|Height:||6 ft 2 in (1.905 m)|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
What is Albert Pujols’ Net Worth and Salary?
Albert Pujols is an American Professional baseball player who has a net worth of $170 million. He is well-known as one of the greatest and most consistent players in the league ever since he made his first appearance in the MLB.
The National League MVP has been named after Albert three consecutive times who has emerged winner of two World Series rings.
Albert Pujols Salary and Contracts
Albert Pujols earned a whopping $14.5 million while he was still with the Cardinals.
His most recent agreement with St. Louis was for $100 million spread over seven years. With the Angels, he earned a maximum of $28 million for each play.
During the peak of his career, he was paid an additional $7 million per annum for endorsement deals.Albert subsequntly signed a contract deal on December 8, 2011 with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim which in the next 10 years,he will be paid $254 million.
This contract happens to be the second-largest inthe history of baseball prior to Alex Rodriguez’s 10-year, $275 million contract with the New York Yankees.
Between June 2017 and June 2018, his endorsement and salary, has earned Albert over $30 million with the majority of his income coming from his pay.
In January 16,1980, Albert Bienvenido Pujlos was born in Santo Domingo, Dominion Republic, and groomed by his grandmother, uncles, and aunt.
At a very young age, he started playing softball where he uses limes as baseballs and a milk carton as a glove to practice baseball.
However in 1996, Albert alongside his father and grandmother migrated to New York City. But due to a gunshot he witnessed at a convenience shop not long after arriving, the family to relocated to Independence, Missouri.
Albert was schooled at Fort Osage High School, where he recieved the baseball All-State honor two consecutive times. Because of his striking skills, he was chosen to participate in different senior teams for 55 times.
Albert Pujols attended Maple Woods Community College while receiving a scholarship after finishing his high school education one semester early. His batting average at the conclusion of his rookie season was.461, and he declared for the Major League Baseball draft.
The St. Louis Cardinals made their selection of Albert as 402nd overall in the 1999 MLB Draft. He played a season with the Cardinals’ minor league team after accepting a $60,000 signing bonus. Albert made a major league team switch to the Cardinals in 2001.
Albert was named the title of National League Rookie of the Yeardue to his hit 37 home runs during his first campaign. The Cardinals still made it to the postseason even though they were disqualified early.
In every important batting metric in the NL in 2002, Pujols finished the season in the top 10. In his first two seasons, he became the only player in major league history to hit over.300 with at least 30 home runs, 100 RBI, and 100 runs scored.
Albert came in second place for the league MVP vote. Despite making it to the 2002 NL Championship Series, the squad fell to the San Francisco Giants.
The first of Albert’s eight consecutive seasons to make the All-Star Event came in 2003, when he was selected for the game. In the league MVP vote, Pujols came in second place once more. With 114 home runs in that campaign, he shared the record with Ralph Kiner for the first three seasons.
The $100 million contract extension that Albert signed in 2004 covered seven years. Despite being given a plantar fasciitis diagnosis, he had a number of standout performances and kept up his high level of performance.
First since 1987, the Cardinals qualified for the postseason and made it to the World Series. Boston Red Sox defeated them in a four-game sweep.
The next year, Pujols became the third-youngest player when he hit his 200th home run of his career.
Pujols is wed to his wife Deidre. Together they birthed five children; Albert Jr., Sophia, Ezra, Esther Grace, and Isabella.
Listed for $7.75 million in 2016, Pujols’ 9,200-square-foot property in Irvine, California, is where the pricey deal was made. A Spanish Colonial-style house was constructed in 2010.
The house has a rotunda entry with a spiral staircase, a gated courtyard with a fountain, and is accessible only by this entrance. The country home has five bedrooms, six bathrooms, and one half-bath, in addition to a center-island kitchen, formal living and dining rooms, and other features.
Initially, Albert paid $5.55 million for the house in 2012.
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