Nivaldo Rodriguez

Charleen 02 Sep,2022

Facts of Nivaldo Rodriguez

Full Name
Nivaldo Apolinar Rodríguez
Birth Name
Nivaldo Apolinar Rodriguez
Famous Name
Nivaldo Rodriguez
Married to
Kiara Yriarte
Currently Married
No. of Instagram Followers


Career & Net worth

Baseball Player


Married to
Kiara Yriarte
Currently Married

Nivaldo Rodriguez is a professional baseball pitcher hailing from Naguanagua, Venezuela, who is currently a free agent. Before becoming a free agent, Rodriguez previously played for some teams in Major League Baseball. Meanwhile, Rodriguez's professional career started with the team of the Houston Astros.

Apart from being for clubs, Rodriguez has also represented the national baseball team of Venezuela as he was selected for the Venezuela national baseball team at the 2018 U-23 Baseball World Cup. Not to mention, Rodriguez made his major league debut on July 28, 2020, and he was with the team of the Houston Astros. 

Nivaldo Rodriguez Is Married To His Wife

Starting with his love life, Rodriguez is a married man, and he relishes a happy life with his beloved girlfriend turned wife, Kiara Yriarte. The cute couple began their romance a long time ago, and they dated for some time. Later, Rodriguez and his partner thought of taking their relationship to the next level and got engaged. 

The professional baseball player also shared some snaps of him proposing to his girlfriend turned wife on September 30, 2020. The lovely pair got engaged in Tucacas, Falcon, Venezuela. Later, Rodriguez and Yriarte tied the knot in the presence of their family and relatives. Their marriage ceremony was held privately in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

NivaldoNivaldo Rodriguez is married to his wife SOURCE: Instagram @nivaldorg16

On February 9, 2020, Rodriguez posted a moment of his wedding. Since then, Rodriguez and Yriarte have been sharing the relationship of the husband and a wife. The twosome is deeply in love with each other. For your information, the couple has tattooed each other's name on their lower side belly too. 

Furthermore, Rodriguez loves exploring various places with his wife, and he has also gone to many locations. For your information, Yriarte is a Digital creator who has a solid fan base on her Instagram handle. Her Ig bio shows that Yriarte is a Flight Attendant and Social Communication Student. She also runs a clothing brand under her name.

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How Rich Is Rodriguez Now?

Rodriguez is a professional baseball player, and he makes most of his gains from his profession. Currently, he is not associated with any teams, and he is a free agent. But in the past, he played for some teams with whom Rodriguez had an impressive deal.

According to Salary Sport, Rodriguez had a basic salary of $92,010 in 2021 while playing for Detroit Tigers in Major League Baseball. Being with the same team, he had a basic salary of $62,300 in 2020. So, it can be said that Rodriguez has earned a good amount of money from being a professional baseball player.

NivaldoNivaldo Rodriguez lives a lavish life SOURCE: Instagram @nivaldorg16

In addition to that, Rodriguez was also a part of the Venezuela national baseball team that participated in the 2018 U-23 Baseball World Cup. As per a report, the average salary of a baseball player in Venezuela is $400,000 annually. It is believed that Rodriguez may have earned in the same range during his professional career.

No doubt, Rodriguez lives a lavish life with his impressive earnings, and we can get updated on his lifestyle by following Rodriguez on Instagram.

Club & International Career

The professional baseball player began his career after getting signed on June 13, 2016, by the Houston Astros as an international free agent. Rodriguez spent the 2016 season with the DSL Astros. The following season, he split between the DSL and the GCL Astros. And in the 2018 season, Rodriguez played with the Tri-City ValleyCats.

Similarly, Rodriguez's 2019 season was with the Quad Cities River Bandits and the Fayetteville Woodpeckers. After the 2019 season, he was added to the Astros' 40-man roster, and on July 28, 2020, Rodriguez made his MLB debut by playing against the Los Angeles Dodgers. And Rodriguez was designated for assignment by the Astros on July 31, 2021.

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NivaldoNivaldo Rodriguez plays as a baseball pitcher SOURCE: Instagram @nivaldorg16

Moreover, Rodriguez was claimed off of waivers by the Detroit Tigers on August 2, 2021. Later, Rodriguez was assigned to the Triple-A Toledo Mud Hens. On November 19, 2021, he was outrighted off of the 40-man roster and was released on August 4, 2022. As said earlier, Rodriguez has also received a chance to be a part of the nation as he was selected for the Venezuela national baseball team at the 2018 U-23 Baseball World Cup.

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Short Details On His Age and Parents

Nivaldo Apolinar Rodriguez was born on April 16, 1997, in the County of Naguanagua, Venezuela making his age 25 years as of 2022. Rodriguez was raised by his beloved parents, and he shares a strong bond with them. However, he has not talked much about them in the media.

Sadly, Rodriguez faced a tragic incident when he lost his father, Nivaldo Rodriguez Sr. Back in February 2022, his father was ill, and he was admitted to the hospital. Later, he passed away at the age of 65. So, the professional baseball player also paid tribute to his late father by sharing a post on his Instagram handle on June 27, 2021.

NivaldoNivaldo Rodriguez sharing an image of his parents
SOURCE: Instagram @nivaldorg16

On the other hand, Rodriguez is also close to his mother, and we can find some of her snaps on social media. Back on May 10, 2020, Rodriguez shared a photo of his father and mother on the occasion of mother's day.

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Is Nivaldo Rodriguez Active On Instagram?

Yes, Rodriguez is an active Instagram user who is registered on Instagram under the username @nivaldorg16. Rodriguez has been using Instagram since making his first post on July 6, 2016. At the time of this writing, more than 9k people have followed him on the respective platform.

NivaldoNivaldo Rodriguez in one of his games SOURCE: Instagram @nivaldorg16

Apart from that, we can also follow his wife, Kiara Yriarte, on Instagram as @kiarayriarte. As said earlier, she has a massive fan following on Instagram, where Yriarte has amassed more than 75k followers. 

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