Edinson Volquez Biography

( 1983 - )
April 4, 2019
First published on:April 4, 2019
by Jorden

Facts of Edinson Volquez

Date of Birth: 1983, July 3
Age: 36 years old
Birth Nation: Dominican Republic
Height: 6 Feet
Birth Name Edinson Vólquez
Birth Place Barahona, Dominican Republic
Famous Name Edinson Vólquez
Horoscope Cancer
Father Danio Volquez
Mother Anna Volquez
Net Worth $40 million
Salary $2,000,000
Past Team Cincinnati Reds, San Diego Padres, Los Angeles Dodgers, Pittsburgh Pirates, Kansas City Royals, and Miami Marlins.
Siblings brother, Brandy
Contract 1 year / $2,000,000
Career Earnings $46,752,000
Position in Team Starting pitcher
Current team Texas Rangers
Nationality Dominicans
Ethnicity Mixed
Profession baseball player
Currently Working For Texas Rangers
Married to Roandy Volquez
Children twin daughters

Edinson Vólquez is a Dominicans professional baseball player who plays in the Major League Baseball (MLB). As of 2019, Edinson Vólquez currently plays for the Texas Rangers as their Starting pitcher. Edinson Vólquez has played for other teams like Cincinnati Reds, San Diego Padres, Los Angeles Dodgers, Pittsburgh Pirates, Kansas City Royals, and Miami Marlins.

As a Starting pitcher, Edinson Vólquez reportedly earns around $2,000,000 as his yearly salary from Texas Rangers. Further, Edinson Vólquez has an estimated net worth of over $40 million.

Edinson is married to his lovely girlfriend Roandy and has two twin daughters living with them.

How Much has Edinson Volquez Earned Until 2019?

As of 2019, Edinson Vólquez has an estimated net worth of over $40 million. In 2019 he is earning an annual average salary of around $2,000,000 from Texas Rangers.

In addition to this, he is said to have earned a sum of around $46,752,000 from his MLB career until 2019 and is projected to earn more in the near future.

Volquez Contract Details

Edinson Volquez reportedly signed a one-year contract worth $2,000,000 with Texas Rangers in 2019. Furthermore, the contract has a guaranteed sum of around $2,000,000 along with a basic salary in the range of $2,000,000.

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@jhuliotadeo asere que vuelta donde andan los niños de papi ??????????

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Volquez also has a good collection of cars including Rolls Royce, Mercedes, Range Rover, and several other brands which he often flaunts on his Instagram.

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El Niño la gloria es de Dios ????????????????

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Besides, he also owns a house. He also earns a good amount from various sponsorships.

Is Edinson Volquez Married Or Not?

Edinson Volquez is a married man. He got married to his charming and gorgeous girlfriend Roandy Volquez after being in a romantic affair for a very long time.

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Despidiendo mis princesas en el aeropuerto de Miami rumbo a RD

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Besides, the couple has welcomed two beautiful twin girls named Eylin and Aylin who were born on November 5, 2013. 

In 2010, Edison was suspended for the use of PEDs but he denied the claims and said that he had received a prescription in the Dominican Republic as part of fertility treatment to start a family with his wife.

He released a statement which read:

As a result, I tested positive when I reported to spring training. Although I understand that I must accept responsibility for this mistake and have chosen not to challenge my suspension, I want to assure everyone that this was an isolated incident involving my genuine effort to treat a common medical issue.

Who Is Edinson Volquez's Wife Roandy?

Roandy Volquez is the wife of the 36 years old MLB player Edinson Volquez. Furthermore, she is also a native of the Dominican Republic.

Exact details regarding his wife Roandy isn't yet available on the media but it is confirmed that they are currently residing in the United States. However, they often spend their holidays in San Diego where they have a home.

Edinson Volquez Height and Weight

The Famous MLB star is 6 feet in height and has a decent weight with a charming personality. Edinson Vólquez is not only a world-class athlete but also has a very attractive individual.

Other than being a famous MLB Starting pitcher, Edinson Vólquez is pretty famous in social media with a huge fan following.

Edinson Volquez's Childhood and Family

Edinson Vólquez was born on July 3, 1983, in Barahona, the Dominican Republic to parents Danio Volquez and Anna Volquez. As per his nationality, he is Dominicans and belongs to the Mixed ethnic group and his star sign is Cancer. He grew up along with his brother, Brandy.

Edinson started playing baseball from an early age since he always got support from his family. His father died on October 27, 2015, and later on, in January 2017 his brother Brandy was killed in the Dominican Republic.

Edinson Volquez MLB Career Until 2019

Edison started his MLB Career with the Texas Rangers in 2001 whereas his MLB debut was in 2005 against Chicago White Sox. Later on, He was traded along with Daniel Ray Herrera to the Cincinnati Reds in 2007.

During the National League, his scores of strikeouts tied Johan Sanatan who were behind the rate with the Tim Lincecum the winner of Cy Young. After playing over four seasons for the Reds, he was traded to San Diego Padres along with Yasmani Grandal, and Brad Boxberger and several others for Mat Latos.

In addition to this, he also played for several other teams including Los Angeles Dodgers, Pittsburgh Pirates, Miami Marlins, and Kansas City Royals. Currently, he is playing with the Texas Rangers again and joined the team on February 16, 2018

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