José Alberto Pujols Alcántara is a Dominican-American professional baseball first baseman and designated hitter for the St. Louis Cardinals of Major League Baseball.
Albert Pujols Net Worth
|Net Worth:||$170 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Jan 16, 1980 (42 years old)|
|Height:||6 ft 2 in (1.905 m)|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
Pujols was born on January 16th of 1980 in Santo Domingo, Dominion Republic. He was raised mostly by his grandmother, uncles, and aunts. His father, Bienvenido Pujols, was a softball player but also struggled with alcohol. As a kid, Albert practiced baseball using limes for balls and a milk carton as a glove. In 1996, he immigrated to New York City with his father and grandmother. Shortly after arriving, Pujols witnessed a convenience store shooting, prompting the family to relocate to Independence, Missouri. Albert played baseball at Fort Osage High school and was named an All-State athlete twice. As a senior, teams were so scared of his hitting that they walked him 55 times. Pujols graduated high school one semester early and then went to Maple Woods Community College on a scholarship. He finished his freshman season with a .461 batting and entered the Major League Baseball draft.
In the year 2000, Pujols wed Deidre Pujols. Before getting divorced in 2022, the couple had five kids: Isabella, Albert Jr., Sophia, Ezra, and Esther Grace. The athlete launched Pujols 5 Westport Grill, a restaurant in Missouri, in 2006. Before they divorced, Pujols and his wife established the Pujols Family Foundation, a non-profit organization that supports people with Down syndrome and their families while raising awareness of the condition.
Pujols is married to his wife, Deidre. They have five children together, Albert Jr., Sophia, Ezra, Esther Grace, and Isabella.
Albert Pujols got many awards in his career: National League Most Valuable Player Award, Best Major League Baseball Player ESPY Award, and Best International Athlete ESPY Award. Albert was also nominated for awards like Best Male Athlete ESPY Award and Teen Choice Award for Choice Male Athlete.