Albert Pujols Bio, Age, Height, MLB Network, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Wife

Albert Pujols Bio, Wiki

Albert Pujols is a Dominican-American former professional baseball first baseman and designated hitter working for MLB Network, serving as a studio analyst. Likewise, he is a Special Assistant to the Commissioner, consulting with MLB on a range of topics.

Albert Pujols Age

Pujols is 43 years old as of 2023. He was born José Alberto Pujols Alcántara in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republicon the 16th of January 1980.

Albert Pujols Height

Pujols stands approximately 6 feet 3 inches (1. 9 ) and weighs around 106 kg.

Albert Pujols Education

For his education, Albert attended Fort Osage High School in Independence, Missouri at the age of 16 before joining the University.

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Albert Pujols Career

Pujols serves as an analyst appearing across MLB Network’s programming, including the Emmy Award-winning flagship studio show MLB Tonight. Likewise, he is a Special Assistant to the Commissioner, consulting with MLB on a scope of topics, including player relations and issues about the Dominican Republic, his home country.

A 22-year Major League veteran and 11-time MLB All-Star, Albert collected 3382 hits, 2218 RBI, 1914 runs, 703 home runs, and 686 doubles in 3080 Major League games, during his playing career. He is also recognized as “The Machine,” and is 9th on the all-time hits list with his 3384 career hits which came during twelve prolific seasons with the St. Louis Cardinals, one season with the Los Angeles Dodgers, and a decade with the Los Angeles Angels. In 2022, the two-time World Series champion ended his career fourth in MLB history with 703 home runs, the most all-time by a player who was born outside of the United States.

Drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the thirteenth Round of the 1999 MLB Amateur Draft, Pujols would go ahead to spend 12 seasons with the Cardinals (2001-11 and 2022) prior to joining the Los Angeles Angels for a decade (2012-21) and the Los Angeles Dodgers (2021), earning three National League Most Valuable Player Awards along the way (2009, 2008 and 2005).

In 2006, Albert played for the Dominican Republic’s national team in the inaugural World Baseball Classic prior to being the 2008 beneficiary of MLB’s Roberto Clemente Award for excellence on and off the field, and ESPN’s Muhammad Ali Sports Humanitarian Award in 2022 for his helping work, notably through the Pujols Family Foundation.

Albert Pujols Net Worth

In Albert’s career as a sportscaster, he was able to amass a net worth between $ 100 Million and $ 170 million.

Albert Pujols Salary

Albert acquires annual earnings that range between $ 317, 765, and $ 451, 995.

Albert Pujols’ Parents and Siblings

Pujols relocated to the United States in 1996 at the age of 16. He was born and raised in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, mostly by his mom, America Pujols, and ten of his uncles and aunts. He is an only child of his father, Bienvenido Pujols, who was a softball pitcher and struggled with alcoholism. Growing up, Albert practiced baseball using limes for balls and a milk carton for a glove. However, an update about her mother will be done as soon as reliable details are out.

Albert Pujols Wife

Pujols is all set to tie the knot for the second time with Nicole Fernandez, the daughter of Leonel Fernandez, former president of the Dominican Republic. Previously, the former MLB star was married to Deidre for 22 years before they divorced. The duo tied the knot on Jan. 1, 2000, and have four children namely Albert Jr., Sophia, Ezra, and Esther Grace. Albert Jr. graduated from university, becoming the family’s first-generation college graduate.

Albert Pujols MLB Network

Pujols works at MLB Network, where he works alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists, such as;

  1. Bo Porter
  2. Yonder Alonso
  3. Greg Amsinger
  4. Ruben Amaro, Jr.
  5. A.J. Andrews
  6. Alex Avila
  7. Ron Darling
  8. Ryan Dempster
  9. Mark DeRosa
  10. Robert Flores
  11. Cliff Floyd
  12. Peter Gammons
  13. Lauren Gardner
  14. Jon Heyman
  15. Brian Kenny
  16. Al Leiter
  17. Mike Lowell
  18. Keiana Martin
  19. Pedro Martinez
  20. Cameron Maybin
  21. Kevin Millar
  22. Jon Morosi
  23. Kelly Nash
  24. Melanie Newman
  25. Dan O’Dowd
  26. Jake Peavy
  27. Hunter Pence
  28. Carlos Peña
  29. Harold Reynolds
  30. Bill Ripken
  31. Alanna Rizzo
  32. Christopher Russo
  33. Siera Santos
  34. Xavier Scruggs
  35. Lauren Shehadi
  36. Joel Sherman
  37. Jim Thome
  38. Matt Vasgersian
  39. Adnan Virk
  40. Tom Verducci
  41. Chris Young
  42. Jayson Stark
  43. Dan Plesac
  44. Matt Yallof
  45. Bob Costas

Albert Pujols Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

Pujols is vocal on his social media accounts, where he posts often. On his Twitter account, he has about 269.8K Followers 343K followers on his Facebook page, and 405K followers, on his Instagram account.