MLB player Carlos Pena is married and a father of five.
Quick Facts of Carlos Pena
|Age:||43 years 8 months|
|Birth Date:||May 17, 1978|
|Full Name:||Carlos Pena|
|Birth Place:||Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic|
|Net Worth:||$22 million US|
|Height / How tall :||5 feet 6 inches (1.68m)|
|Father's Name:||Felipe Pena|
|Mother's Name:||Juana Marisela Peña|
|Education:||Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Virgo, Cancer, Capricorn|
|Last Update:||January, 2022|
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Relationship Facts of Carlos Pena
- Carlos Pena is married to Pamela Pena.
- He is father of Two(Ocean King PenaVega and Kingston James PenaVega).
- Carlos Pena is not having an affair with anyone presently.
- His sexual orientation is straight.
More about the relationship
Carlos Pena married Pamela Pena in the year 2003 in a lavish wedding ceremony. On 4th December 2019, he wished his wife her birthday and shared a sweet message.
Together, they have three children.
- 1 Who is Carlos Pena?
- 2 Carlos Pena- Family Life, Education
- 3 Carlos Pena- Professional career
- 4 Carlos Pena- Net worth, Earnings
- 5 Body Measurement
- 6 Social Media
Who is Carlos Pena?
Carlos Pena is a Dominican former professional baseball first baseman in Major League Baseball.
Carlos played for the Texas Rangers, Oakland Athletics, Detroit Tigers, Boston Red Sox, and Kansas City Royals.
In the year 2009, he won All-Star Award.
As of February 2019, he was announced as part of the NESN broadcast team for the Red Sox 2019 season.
Carlos Pena- Family Life, Education
Carlos Felipe Pena was born on 17th May 1978 in Santo Domingo, the Dominican Republic to Felipe Pena, and Juana Marisela Pena.
His family moved here to the USA from the Dominican Republic when he was 12 years old and they lived with one of his uncles.
He has three brothers Andres Pena, Javi Pena, and Antonio Pena. Carlos attended Haverhill High School in Haverhill, Massachusetts, and graduated in 1995.
After that, he attended Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio but he returned home and attended Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts. He studied electrical engineering.
Carlos Pena- Professional career
In the year 1998, Carlos was selected in the first round by the Texas Rangers in the Major League Baseball draft. He was promoted to the Double-A Tulsa Drillers where he batted .299 with 28 home runs in 2000.
In the year 2001, he appeared in Baseball America’s top 100 prospects at number eleven and was the Rangers’ top prospect.
On 14th January 2002, he was traded to the Oakland Athletics by the Rangers and in 40 games with the A’s, Carlos hit .218 with 7 home runs and 16 RBIs.
Likewise, he was mentioned several times in Michael Lewis’ book Moneyball and was a minor character in the film based on the book.
New York Yankees
On 15th April 2006, he signed a minor league contract with the New York Yankees and played at the Triple-A level for the Columbus Clippers.
Tampa Bay Rays
On 1st February 2007, Pena signed a minor league contract with the Tampa Bay Devil Rays with an invitation to spring training. He finished the 2007 season with a .282 batting average, 46 home runs, and 121 RBIs.
Likewise, he was elected for the 2009 Major League Baseball All-Star Game, replacing Dustin Pedroia and participated in the 2009 Home Run Derby
Second Stint with the Rangers
On 17th June 2014, he signed a minor league deal to return to Rangers and played 18 games batting .136/.190/.237 with 2 runs batted in in 59 at-bats. After that, he retired.
After retirement, MLB Network announced that He had joined them as a studio analyst. As a studio analyst, he appeared on New England Sports Network.
In the year 2019, he was announced as part of the NESN broadcast team for the Red Sox’ 2019 season.
Awards, Career highlights
- 2003: CCBL Hall of Fame
- 2009: All-Star
- 2008: Gold Glove Award
- 2007: Silver Slugger Award
- 2007: AL Comeback Player of the Year
- 2009: AL home run leader
Carlos Pena- Net worth, Earnings
The estimated net worth of Carlos is $22 million US. As of 2019, his salary is estimated to be $100,000 US.
His total career earnings is around $60 million US. In 2007, he signed a three-year deal with Tampa Bay Rays worth $24.125 million US, and with Chicago Cubs, he signed a one-year deal worth $10 million US.
After that in 2012, he returned to Tampa Bay and signed a one-year deal worth $7.25 million US. He has a house in Windermere, Florida.
Carlos is 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs around 68 kg. He has dark hair and Brown eyes.
He has around 11.8k followers on his Instagram account.