Odubel Herrera Biography

( 1991 - )
June 4, 2019
First published on:February 5, 2019
by John Max

Facts of Odubel Herrera

Date of Birth: 1991, December 29
Age: 27 years old
Birth Nation: Venezuela
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Birth Name David Odúbel Herrera
Birth Place Zulia, Venezuela
Famous Name Odúbel Herrera
Net Worth $5 million
Salary $6,100,000
Weight 91 kg
Nationality Venezuelans
Ethnicity Mixed
Profession MLB player
Currently Working For Philadelphia Phillies

Odúbel Herrera is a Venezuelans professional MLB player who plays in the Major League Baseball(MLB). As of 2019, Odúbel Herrera currently plays for the Philadelphia Phillies as their center fielder since 2015.

The twenty-seven years old, Odúbel Herrera reportedly earns around $6,100,000 as his yearly salary from Philadelphia Phillies. Further, Odúbel Herrera has an estimated net worth of over $5 million.

Odubel Herrera Salary and Net Worth in 2019

Odúbel Herrera has an estimated net worth of over $5 million, as of 2019, mostly earned through his NBA career.

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CAPTION: Odubel Herrera SOURCE: Answer

The highest-paid player of the Phillies is Jake Arrieta with an annual average salary of around $25 million.

Herrera reportedly signed a  five-year contract worth $30,500,000 with Philadelphia Phillies. Further, the MLB player has an average salary of $6,100,000 annually with a guaranteed sum of around $30,500,000.

Estimated career earnings and salary of Odubel Herrera is listed below:

YEAR TEAM SALARY
2008 Texas Rangers $160,000
2015 Philadelphia Phillies $507,500
2016 Philadelphia Phillies $528,000
2017 Philadelphia Phillies $3,000,000
2018 Philadelphia Phillies $3,000,000
2019 Philadelphia Phillies $5,000,000
2020 Philadelphia Phillies $7,000,000
2021 Philadelphia Phillies $10,000,000
2022 Philadelphia Phillies $2,500,000

The contract includes signing bonus of$1,750,000. Kept aside Odúbel Herrera financial earnings, his personal assets includes home and cars.

Further, the MLB Player Odúbel Herrera earns a good amount of money from various sponsorships.

Odubel Herrera's Personal Life; Is he Married?

Information regarding the affair/relationship of Odubel is not available.  Odubel is a career-focused man and he always stays away from rumors and controversies. Moreover, there is no news about him getting married or engaged and also about his wife/girlfriend.

Herrera always keeps his personal life low-profile since he never posts about his personal life on his social accounts.

The famous MLB star has a height of 5 feet and a weight of about 91 kg lbs. Not only is Odúbel Herrera a world-class athlete, but he is also a very attractive person.

His nickname is El Torito, The Little Bull which was given to him by his father when he was very young. His father also picked his son’s middle name — David — in honor of the great Venezuelan shortstop David Concepcion.

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Odubel Herrera's Early Life

Odúbel Herrera was born on December 29, 1991, in Zulia, Venezuela to father Odubel Sr. and mother Nerida. His father Odubel Herrera Sr. is a farmer by trade. He grows guava and passion fruits in San Jose, a town in eastern Venezuela but was once a baseball player in the local league. As per his nationality, he is Venezuelans and belongs to the Mixed ethnic group. 

The detailed information about the parents, siblings, educational qualifications of Odubel is not available on media. 

Herrera was known to be "strong and powerful when he was a child." His father, therefore, named him "El Torito"– Spanish for "the little bull".

Odubel Herrera's Professional Career

Odubel started his professional career in 2008 after signing with Texas as the international free agent and played in the Dominican Summer League. Later he was selected in the 2014 Rule 5 draft by the Philadelphia and made his Major League debut in 2015.

CAPTION: Odúbel Herrera SOURCE: MLB.com

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Odubel became the fastest player in the history of Phillies to achieve 500 career hits since 2007 on 7 May 2018. During his 476th career game, he recorded his 500th hit. 

Currently, he is playing with the Philadelphia Phillies as their center fielder.


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