Born on July 27, 1975, Alex Rodriguez is an American professional baseball player, who has a net worth of $ 302 million. Apart from being an exceptional player, he is also one of the highest paid athletes whose annual salary exceeds $ 32 million. As reported by Forbes, the player made $ 300000 alone from various endorsements in 2015.
At present, he plays for The New York Yankees while earlier he also played for other teams such as the Texas Rangers and the Seattle Mariners. Many of fans regard his as the greatest baseball infielder of all time having a 297 batting average during his 20-year career.
|Nationality||The United States of America|
|Height||6 ft 2 in (1.9 m)|
|Annual Salary||$ 32 million|
|Alex Rodriguez net worth||$ 302 million|
Rodriguez spent his initial years in NewYork, although once he turned 4, his family moved to Miami, Florida. Showing early interest in sports, he played football and baseball during his school days. Soon he was selected for the national championship, which he even won in his junior year.
He began his professional career in the year 1993 when immediately after completing high school he was signed by the Seattle Mariners. On July 8, 1994, he made his major league debut while he was 18 years old.
Income from contracts:
|1994||3 year contract with Seattle Mariners ($ 1.3 million)|
|1996||4 year contract with Seattle Mariners ($ 10.6 million)|
|2000||10 year contract with Texas Rangers ($ 252 million)|
|2007||10 year contract with New York Yankees ($ 275 million)|
Charity and Social cause:
In 2003, the University of Miami renamed its baseball Stadium to “Alex Rodriguez Park at Mark Light Field”, after Rodriguez gave $3.9 million as a donation. The money was used for the renovation and betterment of the facilities given to the students.
As of now Alex is also an active member of the University of Miami’s Board of Trustees.