- Birth Name Albertín Aroldis Chapman de la Cruz
- Birth Place Holguín
- Famous Name Aroldis Chapman
- Father Juan Alberto Chapman Benett
- Mother Maria Caridad De La Cruz
- Net Worth $30.25 million
- Salary $11.32 million
- Nationality Cuban
- Ethnicity Black
- Currently Married N/A
- Married to 1
- Affair with Raidelmis Mendosa Santiesteals
- Girlfriend Raidelmis Mendosa Santiesteals
Proficient and extremely talented, Aroldis Chapman is one of the most recognized names in the world of baseball. He earned his recognition by his continuous effort in the game of baseball. He was born on February 28, 1988, in Holguin Province, Cuba. Currently, he plays for the Chicago Cubs of Major League Baseball (MLB). Earlier he also played for Cincinnati Reds and New York Yankees of MLB. He played the maximum of his baseball career with Reds. Juan Alberto Chapman Benett and Maria Caridad De La Cruz are his parents.
He was born in the middle-class family. He stayed in three room house with his parents and two sisters. His father was a boxing trainer. His father also taught boxing to him. At the age of 15, he started playing baseball for a local club and teams. Later in 2006, he joined the Holguin Sabuesos of the Cuban National Series. He played outstandingly and his performances and playing styles noticed by the baseball experts. He also associated with the Cuban national team at the 2007 Pan American Games and the 2009 World Baseball Classic.
In the Year 2010, on January 10, he agreed to a long-term contract with the Cincinnati Reds. According to MLB sources, he made a six-year contract worth of $30.25 million with Reds. He played his debut game against the Milwaukee Brewers. In 2014 season, he suffered the injury while playing for the Reds. After playing 6 seasons with Reds, he was trade to the New York Yankees on December 28, 2015. He played one season with Yankees. On July 25, 2016, the Chicago Bulls picked him.
His personal life is not as perfect as his professional career. There are a lot of difficulties in his private life. When he has defected, he left his family including father, mother, sisters, her girlfriend Raidelmis Mendosa Santiesteals, and his newborn baby too. In the Year 2014, on June 30, his son Atticus was born in Cincinnati, Ohio. On 7 December 2015, news flashed in the market that he alleged in a domestic violence incident with his girlfriend Dave. The incident occurred at Chapman home at Florida on October 30, 2015. Later, he also blamed of smothering his girlfriend and firing eight gunshots. His lawyer presented a statement of rejecting all the accusations. However, he was not convicts but he banned for 30 games by MLB.
He is one of the identifiable faces of baseball. He has a terrific personality. He has a height of 6 feet and 4 inches. His body weight is around 200lb. His salary is extraordinary. His net worth is around $27 million. He is popular among his fans. His fans follow him on Instagram and Twitter. Moreover, detail info about his bio, life, and career can easily be seen on Wiki. He also has a tattoo on his body.