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Alberto Pujols is a Dominican-American professional baseball baseman and a designated hitter. Presently, he is married and a father of four kids.

Relationship Facts of Albert Pujols

Albert Pujols is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

Is Albert Pujols Divorcee?

Albert Pujols is a divorced man.

Pujols has been open about his personal life. He was married to his wife, Deidre on the first of January, 2000.

Together they gave birth to four children Albert jr., Sophia, Ezra, and Esther Grace.

In addition, Deidre had one child from her earlier relationship, Isabelle. Sadly, on April 4, 2022, Pujols divorced his wife after 22 years of marriage.

Who is Albert Pujols?

Alberto Pujols is a Dominican-American professional baseball baseman and a designated hitter.

Presently, he plays for the Los Angeles Angels in Major league Baseball (MLB).

Pujols is a ten-time All-Star player and a three-time National League Most Valuable Player.

He is the oldest active MLB player as of 2022.

Albert Pujols: Age, Parents, Siblings, Family, Ethnicity, Nationality

Pujols was born on January 16, 1980. He was born in Santo Domingo, the Dominican Republic as the only child of his parents.

His father’s name is Bienvenido Pujols. His father was a softball pitcher who introduced the game of baseball to Pujols.

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Caption: Albert Pujols’s Family (Source: Shalva)

Pujols is of Dominican-American nationality and belongs to the Dominican Republic ethnicity.

Albert Pujols: Education, School/College University

Although Pujols was born in the Dominican, his family emigrated in 1996 to New York City and later moved to Independence, Missouri.

Pujols studied his high school years at Fort Osage High School in Independence.

After graduating from high school, Pujols was given a baseball scholarship to Maple Woods Community College.

There he hit a grand slam and turned an unassisted triple play in the first game of his only college season.

Albert Pujols: Professional Life, Career

Pujols started his career in 2001 when he was promoted to the senior league for the team ‘St. Louis Cardinals’.

He played different positions such as third base, right field, left field, and first base.

He finished the season batting .329 (sixth in the league) with 194 hits (fifth in the league), 47 doubles (fifth in the league), 37 home runs, and 112 runs.

Hence, the Cardinals finished the season with a 93-69 record advancing into the playoffs as the National League wild-card team.

In 2002, Pujols started the season cleanup but was later on moved to the third spot, where he stayed for the rest of his Cardinals career.

In August, he hit his 30th homerun which made him the sixth Cardinal to have back-to-back 30 home run seasons.

Pujols signed a new $100 million extension contract for seven years with the Cardinals in 2004.

However, he also moved to first base following the departure of Tino Martinez.

In 2005, Pujols hit his 200th Homerun becoming the third youngest major league player to achieve that milestone.

In 161 games, Pujols batted .330 (second to Derrek Lee’s .335 average) with 195 hits (fourth behind Lee, Miguel Cabrera, and Jimmy Rollins), 38 doubles, 41 home, 117 RBI (tied with Burrell for second behind Jones’s 128) and 129 runs scored.

With his great performance, Pujols won the NL MVP award that season.

After a lot of successful years with the Cardinals, Pujols signed a $254 million worth contract for 10 years with the Los Angeles Angels.

Unfortunately, he had a rough few months starting with his new team but got into form after some time.

Since then Pujols has had decent seasons with the Angels.

Although his performance has had frequent dips, Pujols continues to play for the ‘Angles’ to date and is a strong contender for the ‘Hall of Fame.’

The Angels designated Pujols for assignment early in the 2021 season.

Pujols signed a one-year contract with the Cardinals on March 28, 2022, for his final season in the major leagues.

Albert Pujols: Awards, Nominations

Pujols has won a lot of awards throughout his career. He has bagged one NL rookie of the year award.

Similarly, he has received three NL MVP awards. Also, he has made the MLB All-star team nine times throughout his career.

He has got two Best international Athletes and four best MLB player awards.

Furthermore, he has won the World Series twice and the NL league thrice.

Albert Pujols: Net worth($170M), Salary($28M), Income

Albert Pujols is a well-decorated baseball player. There is no surprise that he has a huge net worth.

As of 2022, he has a huge net worth of $170 million. His salary is about $28 million.

He also earns an additional $7 million a year from endorsements.

Albert Pujols: Rumours and Controversies/Scandals

There is no available information about Pujols being in any scandal or controversy.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

Albert Pujols has a height of 6 ft 3 inches. Furthermore, he weighs about 107 kg.

He has black hair but he prefers shaving it and staying bald. His eyes are brown in color.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc

The nine-time MLB all-star player, Albert Pujols has a considerable fan base from all over the world.

As of 2022, he has 279k followers on his Instagram page.

Similarly, he has 255. 2k followers on his Twitter account. Also, his Facebook account has around 662k likes.

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