Willson Contreras

by John Max Sun Mar,2018
Willson Contreras
Body Stats
Height 6 Feet
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Willson Eduardo Contreras
  • Birth Place Puerto Cabello, Carabobo, Venezuela
  • Famous Name Willson Contreras
  • Net Worth $1 million
  • Salary $604,500
  • Nationality Venezuelan
  • Currently Working For Chicago Cubs
  • Affair with Andrea Villamizar
  • Girlfriend Yes

Willson Eduardo Contreras is best known as Willson Contreras, a Venezuelan renowned baseball catcher who plays for Major League Baseball side Chicago Cubs. A professional since 2016, Contreras won World Series championship in his debut year.

Willson Contreras' Early Life

Willson Contreras was born on 13th May 1992, in Puerto Cabello, Carabobo, Venezuela.  His birth sign Taurus. By his nationality, baseball star Contreras is Venezuelan.

He grew up alongside his brother William Contreras who currently plays side the Atlanta Braves organization.

Willson Contreras' Net Worth and Endorsement

Contreras, who stands six inches and 95 Kg is currently signed to  Chicago Cubs which is also his major source of earning. As of 2018, Contreras gets paid $604,500 per annum as his salary. His current net worth is estimated to be around $1 million.

 As of 2016, he used to get $507,500 as his annual salary.

With a tremendous amount of net worth, Contreras is living a lavish lifestyle. 

Willson Contreras' Professional Career

Early Career

In 2009, Contreras signed with Chicago Cubs as an international free agent. The same year, he made his debut with the Dominican Summer League Cubs. The entire season he played 29 games and batted .205.

The following year, he played overall 17 games and batted .313. Then he played 2011 and 2012 seasons with the Boise Hawk and Spent 2013 with the Kane County Cougars.

In 2014, Contreras joined the Daytona Cubs and subsequently moved to Tennessee Smokies the next year. After amassing .333/.413/.478 along with 8 home runs, he was named 2015 Cubs Minor League Player of the Year.

Chicago Cubs

On 17th June 2016, Contreras was promoted up to the Cubs major league team. Two days later, he made his debut, hitting a two-run home on the 1st pitch.

Contreras recorded a pinch-hit two-run single in the top of the 9th inning, tying the score at 5, in Game 4 of the 2016 National League Division Series against the San Francisco Giants with the Cubs having a 2-1 series lead. He was forced at 2nd by a Jason Heyward bunt but the Cubs scored the go-ahead run that inning, which leads Cubs to the National League Championship Series. 

Some of the other members of his current team are Jon LesterAnthony Rizzo, Joe Maddon etc.

Willson Contreras' Personal Life

Currently twenty-five, Contreras is neither married nor single. He is engaged to his longtime girlfriend Andrea Villamizar. He shared the information via Instagram with a romantic caption.

The couple often gives public appearances together. If we analyze Contreras’ Instagram account, he has shared a number of beautiful photos of them. 

It seems that the duo is pretty serious in their relationship and might take their relationship to new whole level someday. He was previously rumored to be in a relationship with Astrid Ochoa. But, the couple is believed to have separated at current.

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