Sam Tuivailala

Jorge 02 Apr,2019

Facts of Sam Tuivailala

Full Name
Sam Tuivailala
Birth Name
Samuel Jonathan Tuivailala
Famous Name
Sam Tuivailala
Vanessa Alvarez


Career & Net worth

Net Worth
$1 million
Currently Club
Seattle Mariners
Career Earnings


Vanessa Alvarez

Sam Tuivailala is an American professional Baseball player who plays in the Major League Baseball (MLB). As of 2019, Sam Tuivailala currently plays for the Seattle Mariners as their Pitcher. Previously, Sam Tuivailala has played for St. Louis Cardinals. 

As a Pitcher, Sam Tuivailala reportedly earns around $568,600 as his yearly salary from Seattle Mariners. Further, Sam Tuivailala has an estimated net worth of over $1 million.

Currently, he is in a romantic relationship with his beautiful girlfriend, Vanessa Alvarez. 

Sam Tuivailala's Net Worth in 2019; What is his Salary?

Sam Tuivailala has an estimated net worth of over $1 million in 2019. He reportedly signed a 1 year $568,600 contract, including $568,600 guaranteed with Seattle Mariners on March 5, 2019.

The MLB player has an average salary of $568,600 annually while Edwin Encarnacion is one of the highest earners of the team with an annual salary of $21,666,668.

Additionally, he has managed to collect $2,131,748 as his entire career earnings. 

Some of his career contracts and cash earnings: 

2010 St. Louis Cardinals $299,700
2014 St. Louis Cardinals $57,377
2015 St. Louis Cardinals $144,207
2016 St. Louis Cardinals $144,196
2017 St. Louis Cardinals $366,500
2018 Seattle Mariners $193,380
2018 St. Louis Cardinals $357,788
2019 Seattle Mariners $568,600

Further, he stands in 644th position in the list of Financial report of 2019. Moreover, he is a 183rd best-paid relief pitcher in 2019 while Wade Davis tops the list with annual earnings of $18,000,000. 

What Endorsement Deals does Tuivailala have?

Sam Tuivailala is also a brand ambassador at Sony through which he earns a convincing amount of money. Further, he hasn't dropped a hint about his endorsement deals. However, we believe that he must be earning a significant amount of money through the deals. 

Sam Tuivailala Relationship and Girlfriend; Is Tuivailala Married?

Sam Tuivailala, who is unmarried till date, isn't single. He is in a romantic relationship with his beautiful girlfriend, Vanessa Alvarez. The couple first announced about their relationship in October 2015 by posting a picture on Instagram. 

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Do it for the gram.

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Despite a long term relationship, Sam hasn't proposed his future wife for their wedding. However, they might be waiting for a perfect time to start a new journey of life. 

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Love to love these two ?????? #valentinesday2019 #seeyousoon

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Besides that, Sam and his love, both are a travel freak. Whenever they get time together, they go on vacations. Recently, they flew to Mexico for vacation. 

Who is Venessa Alvares?

Venessa Alvares is a beautiful to-be wife of Sam Tuivailala. She is the daughter of Jorge Alvarez and Lisa Rodriguez. Moreover, she is a native of San Jose, Calif. Reportedly, she is also an athlete who represented the University of California as a softball player and graduated in 2017.

Before the University of California, Vanessa attended Archbishop Mitty High School.  Additionally, she has an interest in pursuing a career in sports medicine. Also, she is passionate about art, music, and dance. 

Sam Tuivailala Body Measurement and Tattoos

Sam is a tattoo freak too and has tattoos over his right part of the body. However, he hasn't revealed any further information about the meaning of his tattoo.

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Inked up! Shout out to my man @sef_samatua #HumbleBeginnings #TeamTribal #Poly

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Talking about his body measurement, the famous MLB star is 1.91 m in height and weighs around 88 kg.

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Sam Tuivailala Bio and Early Life

Sam Tuivailala was born on October 19, 1992, in San Mateo, California to parents Sione Tuivailala and Julie Tuivailala. As per his nationality, he is American and belongs to the mixed ethnic group. Further, his star sign is Libra. He grew up along with his siblings, Bailey and Tanner.

As well as being a quarterback on the football team, he was a pitcher and infielder for the baseball team as well as playing basketball. He committed to playing Fresno State University's college baseball. He threw a no-hitter as a senior in which he hit 17 batters.

Sam Tuivailala Professional Career

In the third round of the 2010 Major League Baseball Draft, the St. Louis Cardinals drafted Tuivailala. He made his debut for Gulf Coast Cardinals. Tuivailala played in the organization of the Cardinals as outfield, shortstop and third base during his first two seasons.

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For 2015, Tuivailala was named a PCL All-Star, his first All-Star recognition in his career in the minor league. Tuivailala was shipped to the Seattle Mariners on July 27, 2018, in exchange for Seth Elledge. 


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