- Date of Birth
- Age 30 Years Old
- Famous Name
- Country Cuba CU
- Birth Name Yasiel Puig Valdés
- Famous Name Yasiel Puig
- Father Omar Puig
- Mother Maritza Puig
- Net Worth $29 Million
- Salary $3,129,032
- Nationality American
- Ethnicity Afro
- Currently Married Yes
Cuban-born professional baseball player, Yasiel Puig Valdes is famous as Yasiel Puig who currently plays as a right fielder for the Cleveland Indians of Major League Baseball. Legendary Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully nicknamed him “The Wild Horse”.
The twenty-eight years old has an estimated net worth of $29 million and earns $3,129,032 per annum from Cleveland Indians.
How Much Is Yasiel Puig Net Worth In 2019? Know His Salary, Contract, and Endorsement
As of 2019, Yasiel Puig has an estimated net worth over $29 million. The significant source of his income is his professional football career as he has not revealed information regarding his endorsement deal and any other business.
In 2018, he signed a 1 year / $9,700,000 contract with the Cincinnati Reds, including $9,700,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $9,700,000. In 2019, he will earn a base salary of $9,700,000, while carrying a total salary of $9,700,000. As he is currently playing for Cleveland Indians, his adjusted salary with the club is $3,129,032.
As of 2017, Yasiel Puig earned $6.5 million as his annual salary from Los Angeles Dodgers. His 7-year contract with the club is estimated to be around $42 million, which includes a $12 million signing bonus.
House and Cars
In the year 2015, he bought 4,663 square feet house worth $1.9 million. While, back in 2013, he sold his Mediterranean-style home for $1.75 million that cost around $2.65 million then.
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Puig has a list of word best luxury cars but he is mostly seen in his Ford, Range Rover, and Audi.
Yasiel Puig Personal Life; Who is his Girlfriend?
27, Yasiel Puig is neither married nor single currently he is an open relationship with his girlfriend, Andrea Berenice de la Torre. The two started dating since 2014.
The pair welcomed their first child named Daniel Sebastian on 2nd February 2017. Furthermore, the couple has recently announced that they are expecting their second child.
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Puig has not revealed much information about his partner other than that Andrea has 2 brothers Diego and Edgar de la Torre.
Besides, Puig also has another son from his previous relationship, Diego Alejandro, born in December of 2013.
Yasiel Puig Early Life
A native of Cienfuegos, Cuba, Yasiel Puig was born on 7th of December 1990, to Omar and Maritza Puig. His father was an engineer by his profession and used to work in a sugar cane factory. Puig grew up alongside his younger sister, Yaima Puig.
At the age of 9, Puig began his baseball career. Talking about his nationality, he is a Cuban and he belongs to white ethnicity. His birth sign is Sagittarius.
Yasiel Puig Career
In the 2008 World Junior Baseball Championship, Puig represented Cuban national baseball team, winning a bronze medal. Then in the 2008-09 Cuban National series, he represented Cienfuegos team of the Cuban National Series. In his debut season, Puig batted .276 along with 5 home runs. He also, made his appearance in the “2011 World Port Tournament” being in the Cuban national team.
On 28th June 2012, Puig was signed by Los Angeles Dodgers for 7-year for a worth of $42 million. The club placed him on the 40-man roster and assigned him to their Arizona Rookie League team.
Puig got promoted up to the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes of the Class A-Advanced California League, on 13th October 2012. For Quakes, he played overall 14 games and hit .327. he then joined Mesa Solar Sox of the Arizona Fall League but did not play any game because he suffered from a staph infection in his right elbow required surgery and sidelined him for several months.
On 2nd June 2013, Puig was recalled from Dodgers. The next day, he made his Dodgers debut. In his first 15 games, Puig had 27 hits tied with Terry Pendleton and Joe DiMaggio. In his first 20th game he became the first player in the major league history to record at least 34 hits with 7 home runs.
Since 2013, Puig is representing the Los Angeles Dodgers. In 2014, he was awarded All-Star award.