Alex Rodriguez (born July 27, 1975) is an American Broadcaster, Former Professional Baseball Player and Social Media Personality from Washington Heights, New York. He is best known as Jennifer Lopez’s boyfriend. Furthermore, he considers one of the greatest baseball players of all time.
His real full birth name is Alexander Emmanuel Rodriguez. Furthermore, the player used to play as a Shortstop and third baseman for the New York Yankees. In his career, Alex performed in 22 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB).
Moreover, the former baseball player also played for teams like the Seattle Mariners and Texas Rangers. Rodriguez also won various titles like three-time American League (AL) winner, ten-time Silver Slugger Awards, two Gold Glove Awards, etc.
Alexander holds a world record for grand slams with 25. Also, he played his final game in professional baseball on August 12, 2016. Currently, Rodriguez works as a media personality and serves as a broadcaster for Fox Sports 1.
He is also cast member of Shark Tank and a member of the ABC News network. As of Wealth, the legendary player Alex Rodriguez’s Net worth is $350 million US Dollars, as of 2019.
Back in January 2018, the former player joined the broadcast team of Sunday Night Baseball. He officially made his debut on television after hosting a show called “Back In The Game” back in March 2018.
Early Life, Parents, Siblings & Profile
Star Baseball Player Alex Rodriguez was born on the 27th of July 1975 (age 44 years old, as in 2019) in Washington Heights, New York, United States. His father “Victor Rodriguez” and mother “Lourdes Rodriguez” immigrated from the Dominican Republic to New York.
Furthermore, the former player also has three half-siblings. He has two half-brothers named Joseph & Victor M. Rodriguez and a step-sister “Suzy Rodriguez”. She and Joseph were born to Lourdes from her previous marriage.
Victor is the child of Alex’s dad from his previous marriage. Moreover, the broadcaster belongs to Dominican-American ethnicity. He attended most of his school years at Christopher Columbus High School in Miami.
But after his freshman year, he moved to Westminster Christian School and graduated from there. During school, Alex was a star shortstop on the baseball team and also played quarterback on the football team.
Cal Ripken Jr. Keith Hernandez, Dale Murphy, etc are some of his favorite players while growing up. Later, Rodriguez initially enrolled at the University of Miami and intent to play for the college team.
However, Jennifer Lopez’s Partner opted against playing college baseball and started his professional MLB career. Alex made debut as a professional baseball player in 1994 as a minor league player with the Appleton Foxes of the Class A Midwest League.
Personal Affairs, Girlfriend & Partner
The 44-year-old Alex has a long list of past affairs and dated various famous celebrities. He started a relationship with his ex-girlfriend “Bethenny Frankel” (TV personality, author, and entrepreneur).
She also confirmed her love life with the star during a talk show “Watch What Happens”. Then, in 2002, he began seeing his future wife “Cynthia Scurtis” after meeting at a gym in Miami.
Wedding, Spouse & Children
They tied the knot with each other in a private ceremony in 2002. In addition, the couple also shares two children together. Rodriguez and Scurtis welcomed their first daughter named “Natasha Alexander Rodriguez” in November 2004.
In 2007, the former player’s married life faced a lot of difficulties due to Alex’s rumored affairs. They also parted their ways for a while but later reconciled their differences. In April 2008, Cynthia gave birth to their second child “Ella Alexander Rodriguez“.
Unfortunately, Alex and Scrutis filed for divorce in July 2008. Later, the ex-player had affairs with various partners like Joslyn Morse (2007), Madonna (2008), Kate Hudson (2009), Cameron Diaz (2010-2011), and Demi Moore (2012).
Fiancée & Engagement with Jennifer Lopez
Moreover, he also had a serious romantic link with Torrie Wilson from 2011 to 2015. In 2007, Alexander began his relationship with current fiancée “Jennifer Lopez”. He also confirmed their affair during his appearance on the morning talk show “The View”.
In Mach 2019, they announced their engagement on various social media. Recently, on Alex’s 44th birthday, Jennifer suddenly stopped while performing in her Miami concert to wish her fiancé onstage.
The event took place on July 27, 2019, when Lopez was on her “It’s My Party: The Live Celebration” tour. The singer bought a birthday cake decorated with her beau’s number-13 Yankee’s jersey and team logo.
Trivia & Quick Info
|Real Full Birth Name||Alexander Emmanuel Rodriguez.|
|Nick name||Alex, Pay Rod, E-Rod, A-Fraud, and A-Rod.|
|Profession||Former Professional Baseball Player and Social Media Personality.|
|Famous for||1. being one of the greatest baseball players of all time.
2. being in the relationship with his girlfriend Jennifer Lopez (American singer, actress, producer, businesswoman, and designer).
|Age (As of 2019)||44 years old.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||July 27, 1975.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Washington Heights, New York, United States.|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Leo.|
|House In||1. New York, USA.
2. Miami, Florida, USA.
|Social Media Account Stats||Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/arod/
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 6' 2".
Centimeters: 190 cm.
Meters: 1.9 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 104 Kg.
Pounds: 229 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Chest-waist-hips)||44-34-38.|
|Shoe Size (UK)||11.|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown.|
|Parents||Father: Victor Rodriguez.
Mother: Lourdes Rodriguez.
|Siblings||three half-siblings: Victor, Joe, and Suzy.|
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Dating History?||1. Bethenny Frankel.
2. Joslyn Morse (2007).
3. Madonna (2008).
4. Kate Hudson (2009).
5. Cameron Diaz (2010-2011).
6. Torrie Wilson (2011-2015).
7. Demi Moore (2012).
8. Anne Wojcicki (2016-2017).
|Girlfriend (Fiancee)||Jennifer Lopez (2017 - Present).|
|Wife/Spouse Name||Cynthia Scurtis (m. 2002 - div. 2008).|
|Daughter||1. Ella Alexander Rodriguez.
2. Natasha Alexander Rodriguez.
|Highest Qualification||High School Graduate.|
|School||1. Christopher Columbus High School.
2. Westminster Christian School.
|Alma Mater.||The University of Miami.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Johnny Depp (American actor) and Angelina Jolie (American actress).|
|Dream Holiday Destination||Switzerland.|
|Love to do||Watching movies, Traveling, and Listening to music.|
|Favorite Food||Continental Cuisine.|
|Net worth (approx.)||$350 million US dollars (As of 2019).|
|Salary, Income & Earnings||--|
|Mobile or Phone Number||--|
|Home Details||Will Update.|
|Email Address||Not found.|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Alex Rodriguez
- Wikipedia: At the age of 4, Jennifer Lopez’s fiancé spent some years in the Dominican Republic but his parents then moved to Miami, Florida.
- The star player also dated his ex-girlfriend “Anne Wojcicki” from 2016 to 2017. She is a biologist and billionaire entrepreneur.
- The former Baseball Player Alex Rodriguez’s height is 6 Feet 2 Inches (190 centimeters tall).
- Furthermore, he also maintains an athletic physique as he workout in the gym 5 days a week. His estimated body weight is around 104 kilograms (229 pounds).
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- On Instagram, Alexander entertains his followers by uploading his personal lifestyle pictures, family photographs, glimpses of vacation trips, etc.
- In 2003, he donated $3.9 million USD to the University of Miami to renew its baseball stadium.
- Alex is also the first Hispanic origin player to hit 696 home runs. In fact, he is also the first New York City-based player to achieve the goal.
- Moreover, in August 2013, he gained controversy after got suspended for 211 games by MLB for his involvement in the Biogenesis baseball scandal.