Salvador Perez Biography

( 1990 - )
August 23, 2019
First published on:August 23, 2019
by Jorge

Facts of Salvador Perez

Date of Birth: 1990, May 10
Age: 29 years old
Birth Nation: Venezuela
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inch
Birth Name Salvador Johan Pérez Diaz
Birth Place Valencia, Carabobo, Venezuela
Famous Name Salvador Pérez
Horoscope Taurus
Mother Yilda Diaz
Net Worth $25 million
Salary $8,750,000
Contract 6 year / $52,500,000
Career Earnings $34,229,000
Weight 111 kg (244 lbs).
Position in Team Catcher
Current team Kansas City Royals
Nationality Venezuelan
Ethnicity Mixed
Profession Baseball player
Currently Working For Kansas City Royals
Currently Married yes
Married to Maria Gabriela
Children 3

Salvador Perez is a professional baseball player who currently plays as a Catcher for the Kansas City Royals of Major League Baseball (MLB). He made his MLB debut on August 10, 2011, playing for the Kansas City Royals. Moreover, Salvador is a six-time MLB All-Star and five-time Gold Glove Award winner. 

As of 2019, Salvador has an estimated net worth over $25 million. Also, he has collected $34,229,000 as entire career earnings. Besides, he is a married man and is married to his wife, Maria Gabriela. To know more about his life in detail, make sure you go through this article until the end.   

Salvador Perez Earnings; How much is his Net Worth?

As of 2019, Salvador has an estimated net worth over $25 million. Additionally, he has collected $34,229,000 as career earnings, playing nine seasons in MLB.

Salvador earns $8,750,000 as an annual average salary from his club Kansas City Royals. As per his contract with Royals, he signed six years/ $52,500,000 deal which included $6,000,000 as a signing bonus and $52,500,000 as a guaranteed amount.   

Salvador's career contract and earnings:

2006 Kansas City Royals $65,000
2011 Kansas City Royals $414,000
2012 Kansas City Royals $750,000
2013 Kansas City Royals $1,050,000
2014 Kansas City Royals $1,600,000
2015 Kansas City Royals $1,850,000
2016 Kansas City Royals $8,000,000
2017 Kansas City Royals $3,000,000
2018 Kansas City Royals $7,500,000
2019 Kansas City Royals $10,000,000

Moreover, Perez is one of the highest-paid players of the Royals, standing just behind Alex Gordon and Danny Duffy, who has an annual salary of $20,000,000 and $15,250,000 respectively.

He is the 110th best-paid player of MLB IN 2019 whereas Yoenis Cespedes and Justin Verlander are among the highest earners with an annual salary of $29,000,000 and $28,075,000 respectively.  

Moreover, his luxurious lifestyle is one of the examples which suggests that he has a massive fortune collected from his playing career.

Is Salvador Perez Married? Know about his Personal Life in details

Salvador Perez is among the athletes who belong to the married club. He is married to his beautiful wife Maria Gabriela, but the details about their wedding are still undercover. Although the information about their marriage is not in the media, their chemistry suggests that they have been together since long. Additionally, the couple is parents of 3 adorable children. 

Salvador Pérez and his wife on their wedding day SOURCE: Instagram

Additionally, their wedding ceremony was held in a  luxurious way in the presence of his friends and family and was witnessed by some of the famous personality such as Danny Duffy, Alcides Escobar, and Eric Hosmer.

Besides, Salvador was previously in a relationship with Maria Ruiz and shares two sons, Salvador Jr., and Johan Salvador Perez

Salvador Pérez with his children SOURCE: Instagram

As of now, he is living a happy life with his wife without any rumors of divorce or separation in recent time; instead, they are regularly spotted enjoying their romantic time together.

Besides, love affairs, he has a good soal life as he regularly spends his free time with his friends and family. Also, he is actively involved in social media, having almost 647 thousand followers. 

Salvador Perez Body Measurement (Height and Weight)

Salvador stands in the height of 1.91m (6 feet 2 inches) and weighs around 111 kg (244 lbs). 

Salvador Perez Early Life, Bio, Family, and Childhood

Salvador was born on May 10, 1990, in Valencia, Carabobo, Venezuela. Salvador was abandoned by his father and was raised by his mother, Yilda Diaz. Additionally, he holds Vanazulen nationality and belongs to the mixed ethnic group.

Also, Perez was born under the star sign Taurus. In his early days, Salvador used to support his family by selling homemade cakes, flan, and lasagna. Talking about his early career, he started his playing career from the baseball school in Valencia. 

Salvador Perez Professional Career

As of 2019, Perez currently plays as a Catcher for the Kansas City Royals of Major League Baseball (MLB). Additionally, he made his MLB debut on August 10, 2011, playing for the Kansas City Royals.

Moreover, Salvador is a six-time MLB All-Star and five-time Gold Glove Award winner. Perez signed a professional contract when he was just 16 years old, playing for a minor league team. In his entire 9 season career, he played for the single team, Kansas City Royals. 

Some of his career achievements include: 

  • 6× All-Star (2013–2018)
  • World Series champion (2015)
  • World Series MVP (2015)
  • 5× Gold Glove Award (2013–2016, 2018)
  • 2× Silver Slugger Award (2016, 2018)

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