Esteban Loaiza

by John Max 27 Apr,2018
Esteban Loaiza
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Esteban Antonio Loaiza Veyna
  • Birth Place Tijuana, Mexico
  • Famous Name Esteban Loaiza
  • Father Luis Antonio Loaiza
  • Mother Maria del Socorro Veyna
  • Net Worth $40 million
  • Nationality Mexican
  • Divorce Jenni Rivera
  • Affair with Ross Labra
  • Girlfriend Yes

Esteban Antonio Loaiza Veyna is well recognized as Esteban Loaiza is a Mexican retired baseball pitcher and a TV personality too. He professionally played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Chicago White Sox, Los Angeles Dodgers, Oakland Athletics, Washington Nationals, New York Yankees, Chicago White Sox, Toronto Blue Jays, and Texas Rangers, having debuted through Pittsburgh Pirates in 1995.

 

Currently 47, Esteban Loaiza has an estimated net worth of $40 million. He was previously married to Jenni Rivera. As of now, he is dating girlfriend, Ross Labra. 

Esteban Loaiza's Net Worth and Endorsement

As of 2019, his net worth is estimated to be $40 million. Esteban Loaiza has earned his wealth widely through his professional baseball career. With a tremendous sum, he is living a lavish lifestyle.

 
 
 
 
 
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As per riding, he owns few world luxury car including Jeep Compas and Ferrari.

Esteban Loaiza's Personal Life

Moving into Loaiza’s private life, he tied the wedding knot with the Mexican-American singer, Jenni Rivera, in the year 2010. Also, he made several appearances in “I Love Jenni” reality TV series on mun2 which documents the personal and professional life of her wife and those close to her.

Nevertheless, Jenni filed divorced citing irreconcilable differences on 1st October 2012. Miserably she died when her private plane crashed on 9th December 2012, before the divorce was finalized.

Since 2018, he is involved in a romantic relationship with his girlfriend, Ross Labra. The couple often shares their mesmerizing pictures via their social networking site, Instagram. It seems that the duo is pretty serious about their love life and hopefully take their relationship to next level someday.

Esteban Loaiza's Early Life

Estaban Loaiza is a native of Tijuana, Mexico, born on 31st December 1971, to Maria del Socorro Veyna and Luis Antonio Loaiza. His birth sign is Capricorn. Regarding his nationality, he is a Mexican. He is a graduate of Mar Vista High School, where he initially began his baseball career.

Esteban Loaiza's Professional Career

Pittsburgh Pirates

On 21st of March 1991, Loaiza signed to Pittsburgh Pirates as an undrafted free agent. In the Rookie leagues, he started 5 games, finishing with a 5-1 record and a 2.26 ERA.

The following year, he switched to class A, Augusta. Further, he played for Salem and Carolina. Also, he represented the Mexico City Red Devils of the Mexican Summer League during the 1993 season.  

In 1995, he moved back to Pirates, making his major league debut against the Philadelphia Phillies on 29th April 1995. The first major league win of his career came when he worked 4 2/3 innings in the game, giving up 5 hits and 1 unearned run.

The following season, he back in the minor with the Triple-A Calgary Cannons. On 7th June of the same month, he was recalled to the majors.

Texas Rangers

On 17th July 1998, Loaiza was traded to Texas Rangers in exchange for Warren Morris and Todd Van Poppel. He played the two seasons with Texas, pitching both as a starter and a reliever for the Rangers.

Toronto Blue Jays

On 19th July 2000, Loaiza was traded to the Toronto Blue Jays for Darwin Cubillan and Michael Young. Through 2002, he pitched with Blue Jays.

Chicago White Sox

In 2003, Loaiza signed for the Chicago White Sox as a free agent. In his first season with Sox, he led American League pitcher in 207 strikeouts as well as ranked second behind Roy Halladay, ahead of Tim Hudson and Pedro Martinez. In 2004, Loaiza was voted to the All-Star games as a member of the White Sox.

New York Yankees

In mid-season of 2004, Loaiza was traded to the New York Yankees for Jose Contreras.

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During the regular season, he was moved to the bullpen due to his inefficiency performance. In the ALCS against the Boston Red Sox.

Washington Nationals

In 2005, Loaiza signed for the Washington Nationals agreeing on a 1-year deal as a free agent. In that season, he went 12-10 with a 3.77 ERA for the Nationals.

Oakland Athletics

Just before to the 2006 season, Loaiza arrived at the Oakland Athletics signed a 3-year contract for worth $21.4 million. He finished the season with a 4.89 ERA and a record of 11 wins with 9 losses.

Los Angeles Dodgers

On 29th August 2007, Loaiza was purchased by Los Angeles Dodgers with the remainder of his contract with his previous club.

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He made his Dodgers debut against the Chicago Cubs, working 7 innings and getting the win in an 11.4 victory, but struggled during the rest of the season, losing his last four decision.

Return to Chicago Sox

On 4th June 2008, Loaiza moved back to his former club, Chicago White Sox. Following three relief appearances and six weeks on the disabled list, he was released.

Esteban Loaiza's Legal Troubles

On 14th June 2006, Loaiza was arrested after being pulled over by police who clocked his Ferrari at 233km/h on a Hume freeway near San Lorenzo. Also, he failed a sobriety test. Following the incident, he was banned to consume alcohol in both the home as well as visitor clubhouse.

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However, this is not the only police incident of him. More, he was charged with felony counts of possession and transportation or sales of narcotics after he was caught with over 20 kilograms of cocaine on 9th February 2018.

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