Alexander Emmanuel Rodriguez, also known as A-Rod or simply Alex Rodriguez, is one of the richest baseballers in the history of American professional baseball. He has played 22 Major League Baseball for the Seattle Mariners, Texas Rangers, and New York Yankees.
Alex is known for signing two of the most highest-paying sports contracts in the sport's history and is amongst the highest paid athlete in baseball history which has played a major role in his overall net worth. Let's see how much A-Rod is worth to date.
Alex's net worth is estimated to be $300 million, which are all due to his successful baseball career. Let's find out about his house, cars , and other assets.
Alex, who was engaged to Jennifer Lopez, along with his two daughters, Natasha and Elle, reside in an 11,000-square-foot mansion in Coral Gables, Florida. The house accommodates a huge gathering room, a screening room, an indoor basketball court and a lounge.
The house boasts of a sprawling yard, an in-ground trampoline a swimming pool, and a freestanding bar. Alex bought the apartment in 2013 that is designed by renowned architects Paul Fischman and Ralph Choeff, and the interior is designed by Briggs Edward Solomon.
He also owns a 5,311sq foot condominium in New York, which features 5 bedrooms and several other luxury features.
He previously owned a Learjet 60, which costs around $1,295,000 and replaced it with a Gulfstream IV in 2017, which has a market price of $40 million.
Alex is a proud owner of his Mercedes Maybach 57s worth $366,934, an S-Class sedan by Mercedes. He also owns a Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren convertible for which he spent $500,000.
Alex has a Ferrari 575 Maranello, for which he paid $243,090. and a Porsche 911 Convertible $100 thousand.
Alex's endorsement deals also mark a huge part of his net worth. He was featured in a Pepsi Cola commercial as a truck driver and according to Forbes, his endorsement earnings as of 2014 is estimated to be $300,000.
Alex is one of the highest-paid athletes in the history of sports and baseball. He receives an annual salary of $21,000,000, which can be broken into a monthly salary of $1,750,000.
Let's find out about his earnings and career over the period of time.
Alex first got his major three year deal with Seattle Mariners, where he signed the contract worth $1,300,000 and continued to receive a salary of $442,333 up till 1996.
In 1996, his contract was extended and he signed a four-year contract of $10,600,000. His salary saw hike over the years and he received $1,062,500, $2,162,500, $3,112,500 and $4,362,500 respectively in fout years time.
After the end of his year four-year contract with the Mariners, Alex made a move towards Texas Rangers where he was a offered a ten-year deal of $252,000,000.
He received $22,000,000 as salary for the next four years until 2004 when he was traded to New York Yankees, and received $67,000,000 from the remaining $179 million left in his contract.
Alex started playing for New York Yankees in February 2004, and there he received $26,000,000, $21,700,000 and $22,710,000 as salary for the next three years until 2007.
His contract was then revoked for a ten-year term and signed a deal worth $275,000,000.
Alex received a clean $33,000,000 in salary up to 2011, and made $29,000,000 in 2012 and $28,000,000 in 2013.
Alex kept playing for the New York Yankees but was circled by many drug-related controversies and other injuries. He played his final game against the Rays on August 12, 2017, and as of August, he has remained as a special instructor and advisor for the Yankees.
Well, his net worth and salary might see further growth in near future.