Alex Avila Bio, Age, Height, MLB Network, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Wife

Alex Avila Bio, Wiki

Alex Avila is an American former professional baseball catcher working for MLB Network, serving as an on-air analyst. During the 2021 Postseason, he initially served as a guest analyst on MLB Network.

Alex Avila Age

Avila is 36 years old as of 2023. He was born Alexander Thomas Avila in Hialeah, Florida, United States on the 29th of January 1987.

Alex Avila Height

Avila stands approximately 5 feet 11 inches (1. 8 ) and weighs around 103 kg.

Alex Avila Education

For his education, Alex enrolled in De La Salle Collegiate High School in Warren, Michigan for his sophomore year. After that, he moved back to Florida for his senior and junior years of high school.

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Alex Avila Career

Avila is a 13-year Major League veteran and 2011 MLB All-Star serving as an analyst appearing across MLB Network’s programming, including the Emmy Award-winning flagship studio show MLB Tonight. During his playing profession, he collected 714 hits, 297 RBI, 155 doubles, 352 runs, and 105 home runs in 1,052 Major League games. In 2011, Avila earned the Silver Slugger honor as a catcher by posting 137 hits, 82 RBI, 33 doubles, and 19 home runs in a career-high 141 games. Defensively in 2011, Alex was rated first in defensive games as a catcher (133), caught stealing as a catcher (40) and double plays turned as a catcher (14).

Drafted by the Detroit Tigers in Round five of the 2008 MLB Amateur Draft, Alex would go on to spend 8-years in Detroit (2009-15 & 2017) prior to joining the Chicago White Sox (2016), Arizona Diamondbacks (2018-19), Chicago Cubs (2017), Minnesota Twins (2020) and Washington Nationals (2021).

Avila had a standout profession for the University of Alabama, and made 6 different trips to the Postseason, including playing a key position on the 2012 American League champion Tigers. During the 2021 Postseason, he initially served as a guest analyst on MLB Network.

Alex Avila Net Worth

In Alex’s career as a sportscaster, he was able to amass a net worth between $5 Million and $ 8 million

Alex Avila Salary

Alex acquires annual earnings that range between $ 210, 697 and $ 306, 945.

Alex Avila Parents and Siblings

Avila was born and raised to parents in Hialeah, Florida, the United States. He is a 1st-generation Cuban American. Alex is the son of his mother, Yamile Avila (formerly Tejas), and his father is Al Avila. His father is the former general manager and executive vice president of baseball operations of the Detroit Tigers. He has a younger brother, Alan Avila, who was drafted by the Detroit Tigers in 2008 in the 47th round; he chose to play baseball at Nova Southeastern University instead of signing.

Alex Avila Wife

Avila is married to Kristina Avila (formerly Pérez). He met his wife in high school. The duo exchanged their marriage vows on December 10, 2010.

Alex Avila Kids

He and his wife are proud parents of two daughters, Avery Noelle and Zoey Gabrielle. Their firstborn was born on April 7, 2013, and their secondborn was born on March 4, 2015.

Alex Avila MLB Network

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

  1. A.J. Andrews
  2. Yonder Alonso
  3. Greg Amsinger
  4. Ruben Amaro, Jr.
  5. Ron Darling
  6. Ryan Dempster
  7. Mark DeRosa
  8. Robert Flores
  9. Cliff Floyd
  10. Peter Gammons
  11. Lauren Gardner
  12. Jon Heyman
  13. Brian Kenny
  14. Al Leiter
  15. Mike Lowell
  16. Keiana Martin
  17. Pedro Martinez
  18. Cameron Maybin
  19. Kevin Millar
  20. Jon Morosi
  21. Kelly Nash
  22. Melanie Newman
  23. Dan O’Dowd
  24. Jake Peavy
  25. Hunter Pence
  26. Carlos Peña
  27. Bo Porter
  28. Albert Pujols
  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

Alex Avila Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

Avila is vocal on his social media accounts, where he posts often. On his Twitter account, he has about 2,991 Followers 23K followers on his Facebook page, and 6K Followers, on his Instagram account.