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Albert Pujols Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Albert Pujols Quick Info
Height 6 ft 3 in
Weight 107 kg
Date of Birth January 16, 1980
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Eye Color Dark Brown

Albert Pujols is a Dominican-American professional baseball player who is the first baseman and designated hitter for the St. Louis Cardinals of Major League Baseball (MLB). Nevertheless, Albert is popularly known under the nickname “The Machine”.

Born Name

José Alberto Pujols Alcántara

Nick Name

Albert, The Machine

Albert Pujols as seen in a picture that was taken in June 2020
Albert Pujols as seen in a picture that was taken in June 2020 (Albert Pujols / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Capricorn

Born Place

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Nationality

American

 

Education

Albert attended Fort Osage High School from where he graduated in December 1998. After that, he obtained a scholarship to study at Maple Woods Community College.

Occupation

Baseball Player

Family

  • Father – Bienvenido Pujols (Softball Pitcher)
  • Others – America Pujols (Paternal Grandmother)

Net Worth

Albert Pujols’ net worth was $170 Million according to ‘Celebrity Net Worth‘.

Build

Slim

Height

6 ft 3 in or 190.5 cm

Weight

107 kg or 236 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Albert has dated –

  1. Deidre Pujols (2000-2022) – Albert tied the knot with a girl named Deidre Pujols on January 1, 2000, with whom he has 5 children – Albert Jr., Sophia, Ezra, and Esther Grace of his own and a child named Isabella from a previous relationship. However, the couple legally parted ways on April 4, 2022, citing irreconcilable differences.
Albert Pujols as seen in a picture with his son Ezra in February 2021
Albert Pujols as seen in a picture with his son Ezra in February 2021 (Albert Pujols / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Hispanic

He is of Catalan, Dominican Republic, and Spanish descent.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Large muscular physical appearance

Brand Endorsements

Albert has appeared in commercials for several brands such as –

  • TikTok
  • The American Legion
  • StubHub

Religion

Christianity

Albert Pujols Favorite Things

  • Food – Rice, chicken, beans, empanadas, tostones (fried plantains), pineapple upside-down cake, and – especially — crème Brulee

SourceThe State Journal-Register

Albert Pujols as seen in a picture that was taken in July 2021
Albert Pujols as seen in a picture that was taken in July 2021 (Albert Pujols / Instagram)

Albert Pujols Facts

  1. Pujols was raised an evangelical Christian which he began following on November 13, 1998. He and his family attended the West County Community Church in Wildwood, Missouri.
  2. He was brought up in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic by 10 of his uncles and aunts and his grandmother.
  3. Albert is an only child.
  4. Growing up, he witnessed his father struggling with alcoholism. He would often have to take his father home after games as he would be drunk to do so himself.
  5. As a child, Albert played baseball using limes for balls and a milk carton for a glove.
  6. His parents relocated from Santo Domingo in 1996 to Washington Heights in New York City where they had planned on settling. However, while residing there, he witnessed a shooting that took place in a convenience store. Following the incident, Albert and his family moved to Independence, Missouri to live with relatives.
  7. While attending high school, Albert played baseball and was named All-State athlete twice.
  8. He was the 402nd overall pick by the St. Louis Cardinals during the 13th round of the 1999 Major League Baseball (MLB) Draft. However, initially, he turned down a $10,000 bonus to go and spent the summer playing for Jayhawk Collegiate League‘s Hays Larks.
  9. He became a U.S. citizen in 2007.
  10. He has been considered by many sportswriters as a strong sportsman to stand a chance to be inducted into the Hall of Fame.
  11. Albert and his family opened up a restaurant called Westport Grill, located in Westport Plaza of Maryland Heights, Missouri in 2006. Later, on November 2, 2011, he was presented with a 10-foot, 1,100-lb. statue of himself that is placed outside their restaurant. However, after he joined the Los Angeles Angels he changed the place’s name to St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame Grill.
  12. He is a close friend of fellow baseball player Plácido Polanco.
  13. The earliest post that Albert uploaded to his Instagram account was on May 13, 2017.
  14. Albert is one of the only four players to amass over 6,000 total bases as of July 2022.

Featured Image By Albert Pujols / Instagram

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