Alex Rodriguez Net Worth : Books & Career

Former American professional baseball player Alex Rodriguez has a net worth of $350 million.

Alex was born on July 27, 1975, in Manhattan, New York City, USA.

He is also commonly known as A-rod. Alex started his career on July 8, 1994, for Seatle Mariners.

Alex Rodriguez
Alex Rodriguez

A-rod has a remarkable batting average of 0.295,  696 home runs, over 3000 hits,  2000 runs, and 300 stolen bases.

Alex is not only a professional baseball player but also a successful businessman.

Quick Facts

Full Name Alexander Enmanuel Rodriguez
Birth Date July 27, 1975
Birth Place Manhattan, New York City, the United States
Nick Name A-rod
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Ethnicity Dominican
Education Westminster Christian School
Horoscope Leo
Father’s Name Victor Rodriguez
Mother’s Name Lourdes Rodriguez
Siblings  Joe Dunand, Suzy Dunand, and Victor Rodriguez
Age 46 years old
Height 6 feet 3 inches
Weight 229 lbs (104 kg)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Hazel
Build Athletic
Profession MLB Player
Former Teams Seattle Mariners, New York Yankees, Texas Rangers
Position Shortstop, Third Baseman
Active Years 1994 – 2016
Marital Status Divorced
Partner Cynthia Scurtis
Kids  Natasha and Ella
Net Worth $350 million
Social Media InstagramTwitter
Merch Autographed baseball, Hat, Signed bat
Last Update June, 2022

Net Worth & Income

As of now, Alex Rodriguez’s net worth is around $350 million.

He has accumulated this net worth through professional contracts, investments, and endorsements.

Earnings through contract

Throughout his 22 seasons, A-rod has earned a total of $455,159,552 from his contract.

In 1993 Alex signed a three years contract worth $1.3 million with Seatle Mariners.

Moreover, his contract also included a $1 million signing bonus and other various bonuses. His average salary during the contract was $433,333.

In 1997, Alex signed an extended four-year deal worth $10,700,000. His average salary after contract $2,675,000.

 In 2000 he signed a ten-year contract worth $252 million with Texas Rangers.

Furthermore, his contract also included $10 million as a signing bonus.

However, in 2004, he was traded to New York Yankees.

In 2007 A-rod extended his contract with Yankees signing a ten years contract worth $275 million.

His  deal also included a multi-million dollar incentive for breaking down home run milestones.

According to Forbes, he was the 97th highest-earning athlete in 2016, with earnings of $21.1 million.

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Houses, Cars, Jets & Watch

Houses

New York Condo

Alex Rodriguez and Jennifer Lopez bought this 4,000 square apartment in February 2018 for $15 million.

However, they sold this Manhattan condo in 2019 for $17.5 million.

Malibu Beach house

This beautiful 4,400 square feet beach house is located in Malibu, California.

A-rod and Jlo bought this house in February 2019 for $6.9 million.

According to some reports, they have listed this beach house for sale at the price of around $8 million.

California house

Alex and Jennifer Lopez bought this luxurious property in July 2020.

It contains three bedrooms and two bathrooms.

Furthermore, it was built in 1948 and has red tiles roof and stucco exterior. There is also a rustic wooden ceiling throughout the interior.

Mediterranean style mansion

Alex and Jennifer bought this 14,764-square-foot mansion last summer for a whopping $32.5 million.

It is located on the Star Island situated on Biscayne Bay at Miami.

This glamorous mansion contains twelve bathrooms and ten bedrooms. This house has many luxuries like a pool, library, wine house, and guest house.

Florida House

A-rod purchased this 12,000 square feet property in 2013 for $2.69 million. It is located in Coral Gables, Florida.

This house possesses a pool, indoor basketball court, fireplace and theatre, and beautiful arts all over the place.

Cars

Alex has a passion for the car collection.

He was spotted with Rolls Royce Ghost in 2018 in Los Angeles. This car has an average price of $300,000.

Alex also drives BMW 3 series, known for his accessible and sporty ride. This luxury car costs about $42,750.

Furthermore, Alex possesses a Mercedes Maybach 57 S. A-rod paid around $300,000 for this luxurious car.

Jets

Previously, Alex had Learjet 60, which cost about $2.5 million to $4 million.

However, now he possesses Gulfstream IV, which has an average price of $40 million.

It is a ten-seater jet with a bedroom. The jet also has access to wifi, fancy food, and many other features.

Watches

A-rod has an extensive collection of watches.

Alex wears yellow gold Rolex GMT-Master II. It costs about $14,000.

Alex also has a Rolex watch, an 18k white gold with a white dial, as a part of the collection. It has a market price of about $95,000.

Similarly, he wears Cartier Santos 100 XL, which has an average value of $15,000.

Alex is also seen wearing Audemars Piguet, which has a price of $50,000.

Furthermore, Alex wears Rolex President’s day-state, made up of gold and platinum. This watch has an average value of $50,000.

Alex also possesses Patek Phillipe Aquanaut, which costs about $120,000.

Alex Rodriguez Lifestyle and Vacations

Lifestyle

Alex enjoys his life a lot and lives a luxurious lifestyle.

He has a hobby of art collection and has impressive arts all over South Florida home.

Being a former retired baseball professional, he knows the importance of being fit. Therefore, he always goes to the gym for workouts.

Alex has a strict diet plan. He prefers not to eat sugar, flour, butter oil.

He makes sure that he eats fresh and organic food rather than processed.

For breakfast, he devours white eggs, vegetable bacon, and Turkey bacon.

For lunch, he prefers chicken and salad.

Finally, Alex eats Mexican food for dinner.

To regain his energy, he uses supplements like BCAA’S and Protein Shakes.

Vacation

Alex Rodriguez loves vacation. Whenever he finds any free time, he goes on a trip with his family.

Alex-rodriguez-in-vacation
Alex-rodriguez-in-vacation

A-rod was seen with his family in many holiday destinations like Jerusalem, Paris, Monte Carlo, St Tropez, Bahamas.

Charity

In 2003, Alex donated $3.9 million to the University of Miami to renovate the baseball stadium.

Similarly, In 2010, he donated $1 million to Boy & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade for building a state-of-the-art educational center.

Alex further contributed $1 million to the Boys & Girls Club.

Moreover, he has provided scholarships to more than twenty-five students at the University of Miami.

 In 2007 Alex and A-rod corp donated $500,000 to the University of Miami School of Business Administration.

In 2015, Alex and Yankees together donated $3.5 million to the different foundations.

Out of $3.5 million, $1million was given to different organizations such as  Pitch In For Baseball, The Special Operations Warrior Foundation, and the Boys & Girls Club of Tampa.

Similarly, the remaining $2 million was donated to MLB Urban youth foundation. This foundation aims to increase youth participation in baseball.

In October 2019, Alex and Jennifer Lopez donated a year’s worth of meals to Tennessee elementary students.

Similarly, they provided 20,000 Tiller & Hatch meals to Miami hospitality workers and restaurant workers who lost their jobs during the covid pandemic.

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TV Shows, Investments, Endorsements & Book Publications

TV Shows

In 2017, Alex appeared as a judge in Shark Tank.

He also signed a contract with ABC news network to make an occasional appearance to Good Morning America, Nightline, and ABC World News Tonight.

Alex worked as a sports analyst for Fox Sports and ESPN.

Furthermore, Alex was the host of the show Back In The Game and was one of Forbes’ Next 1000 list judges.

Investment

Alex has developed a successful business portfolio over the years.

Alex is the founder of A-corp (a company that invests in real estate, technology, entertainment, and many more).

Similarly, Alex founded Monument Capital Management in 2012.

Alex has developed a successful real estate portfolio. As of 2019, this company has around $700 million of assets.

Furthermore, Monument Capital Management holds more than 15,000 apartments in 13 states.

Alex rodriguez as a chariman of presidente
A-rod as a chairman of beverage company Presidente

Similarly, A-rod corp has invested in companies like Snapchat, the coconut water brand, Wheels up, and Vita Coco.

Interestingly, Once A-corp had an investment in Mercedes-Benz but was sold in 2014.

Afterward, Alex, along with Shaquille O’ Neal and James Rollins, invested in NRG ESPORTS.

Rodriguez’s company also got the contract to build UFC branded fitness center across Southern Florida.

Furthermore, his company is a share-holder in beverage brand Dirty Lemon and Los Vegas-based fitness studio, Transfusion.

This company other investment includes Petros Pace Finance, Acorns, and, Nova Credit and Density.

Moreover, Alex is the chairman of Presidente, which is a Dominican beer company.

Based on different reports, Alex and Marc Lore have purchased NBA’s team Minnesota Timberwolves for a whopping $1.5 billion. 

Endorsement

Aaron has made roughly $30 million from his endorsement deals.

He has tied endorsement deals with many companies like PepsiCo, Nike, Giorgio Armani, etc.

According to some reports, he had signed a $1 million per year deal with Nike.

Book Publications

Wayne Stewart has published the book Alex Rodriguez: A Biography.

It discusses his childhood, struggle, career, and success.

A-rod also has written two children’s books. They are “Hit a Grand Slam” and “Out of the Ballpark.”

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Career

A-rod started his career with Seatle Mariners on July 8, 1994, as a shortstop.

Afterward, in 2000, he played for the Yankees until 2003. Alex finally ended his 22-year career with Texas Rangers in 2016.

Throughout his career, he has made several primary league records.

Some of his achievement are Most career grand slams (25), the highest runs in a season (141), most home runs scored (57) in a single season.

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Alex Rodriguez playing for New York Yankees

Alex has also been awarded American League All-star fourteen times, the Most valuable player three times. He also has won many other awards throughout his career.

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3 Facts about Alex Rodriguez

  • Alex was suspended for the entire season in 2014 due to the investigation of the use of performance-enhancing drugs.
  • His father left them when Alex was nine, and his mother raised him along with three children.
  • Alex had 696 home runs in total and ranked fourth in all-time highest home run-scorer.

FAQs

Is Alex Rodriguez Hispanic?

Yes, Alex is Hispanic. His parents are from the Dominican Republic.

Has Jenifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez broken up?

Yes, According to various sources, they have broken up and have called off their engagement.

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