Net Worth: $90 Million
Albert Pujols born on 16th January 1980 is a famous professional baseball player playing for the St Louis Cardinal since 2001. He was born in Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic. His net worth has been estimated to be $90 Million. This money has been accumulated by playing for the cardinals. Albert also plays baseball. He makes an estimated 7 million a year from the many endorsements.
Albert followed his father Bienvenido who was a softball pitcher. He immigrated to New York in 1996 with his family and played baseball at the prestigious Fort Osage High School. He graduated from his high school in 1998 and secured a scholarship to the Maple Woods Community College.
Albert turned down many offers before signing the contract with St Louis Cardinal for a bonus of $60,000. He made his debut on April 2nd. The Cardinals finished with an impressive 93-61 record, and advanced to the playoffs. Albert became the team’s star in the midseason. He received many awards during this time, including the “Most Valuable Player (MVP)” through voting. In 2004 he renewed his contract with the Cardinals for a 100 million seven year contract. His batting average is a striking .325 with doubles of 505 and with hits of 2,246 according to the 2012 statistics. Over the years, Albert has been a part of many matches and leagues and has won almost all of them.
Albert married Deidre on 1st January 2000 and has five children – Esther Grace, Albert Jr, Sophia, Ezra and Isabella. The couple is presently living in St Louis. Albert and his wife are both active supporters of people who are suffering from the Down’s syndrome.