Ivan Rodriguez is a former Puerto Rican professional baseball player who has a net worth of $65 million. Rodriguez was born in Manati, Puerto Rico on November 27, 1971 and made his Major League Baseball debut as catcher for the Texas Rangers on June 20, 1991. Otherwise known as “Pudge,” Rodriguez played for the Texas Rangers, the Florida Marlins, the Detroit Tigers, the New York Yankees, the Houston Astros, returned to the Texas Rangers, and ended his MLB career with the Washington Nationals with whom he made his last appearance on September 27, 2011.
Rodriguez attended Lino Padron Rivera High School and immediately signed to the Rangers after high school. He is a fourteen-time All-star, thirteen-time Gold Glove Award winner, seven-time Silver Slugger Award winner, 2003 World Series champion, 1999 AL MVP, and 2003 NLCS MVP. Throughout his career, he has upheld a batting average of .296, a total of 2,844 hits, 311 home runs, and a total of 1,332 runs batted in. He officially retired on April 18, 2012 and has three children by the names of Ivan Derrek, Amanda Christine, and Ivanna Sofia. The Minnesota Twins drafted Ivan Derrek in 2011. Rodriguez and his former wife founded the Ivan “Pudge” Rodriguez Foundation in 1993, which aims to aide families in Puerto Rico, Dallas, and Fort Worth.
|Net Worth:||$65 Million|
|Date of Birth:||1971-11-30|
|Height:||5 ft 8 in (1.75 m)|
|Nationality:||United States of America|