Alex Rodriguez

United States

Alex Rodriguez Bio

Who is Alex Rodriguez

Alexander Emmanuel "Alex" Rodriguez nicknamed "A-Rod", is an American professional baseball designated hitter for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball (MLB).

Early Life (Childhood)

Rodriguez was born in the Washington Heights section of New York City, to a Dominican parents Victor Rodriguez and Lourdes Navarro. He attended Westminster Christian School, a small private school in Miami.

Interesting Facts

New York Yankees’ third baseman Alex Rodriguez makes baseball’s highest yearly salary at $33 million a year. He played for the Seattle Mariners from 1994-2000, helping the Mariners to 3 Playoff appearances.

Personal Life

In 2002, Rodriguez married Cynthia Scurtis, a psychology graduate met at a gym in Miami, Florida. The couple's first child, Natasha Alexander, was born on November 18, 2004. On April 21, 2008, Cynthia gave birth to their second child, Ella Alexander, in Miami, Florida. They separated on 2008.


Rodriguez was 1996 American League Batting Champ. In 1999, he was named one of People magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People. In 2009, he won Babe Ruth Award. He was the youngest player ever to hit 500 home runs on August 4, 2007 and youngest to hit 600 home runs on August 4, 2010.


There is a rumors published in Us Weekly magazine, about a possible affair between Rodriguez and pop singer Madonna, which leads in separation with his wife Cynthia Scurtis.