Yuli Gurriel

by Jack Ol 08 May,2018
Yuli Gurriel
Body Stats
Height 6 Feet
Weight in KG 86 kg kg
Personal Info
  • Father Lourdes Gourriel
  • Mother Olga Lidia Castillo Fernandez
  • Birth Name Yulieski Gourriel Castillo
  • Net Worth $15 Million
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Birth Country Sancti Spiritus
  • Salary $10,000,000
  • Famous Name Yuli Gurriel
  • Children 1
  • Nationality Cuban
  • Ethnicity African-American
  • Currently Club Houston Astros

Yuli Gurriel is a well-known professional baseball from Cuba. He is best known for playing the first base position for the Houston Astros of the Major League Baseball (MLB). He is also popular to lead the Huston Astros to the franchise's first-ever World Series win. He has also played for numerous MLB teams including Sancti Spíritus and Yokohama DeNA BayStars.

The thirty-five-year-old is married and shares a baby girl with his wife. Further, he has an estimated net worth of $15 million and earns $10 million per annum as his salary from his team.

How Much Is Yuli Gurriel's Net Worth In 2021? Know His Salary and Contract

As of 2021, Yuli Gurriel has an estimated net worth over $15 million. The talented and popular baseball player, Yuli earns a good sum of money from his professional baseball career. 

Yuli recently signed a contract extension with the Astros that will pay him $6.5 million as an annual salary in 2021. The deal also includes a year option for 2022 with a payout worth $8 million. Previously, he was signed to a 5 year / $47,500,000 contract with the Houston Astros, including a $2,000,000 signing bonus, $47,500,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $9,500,000. As per the deal, in 2019, he earned a base salary of $10,000,000, while carrying a total salary of $10,400,000.

Back in 2018, he earned $12 million and is one of the highest-paid players in the team after Justin Verlander, Brian McCann, and Josh Reddick.

Overall, Gurriel has earned $51,009,557 playing four seasons in MLB. 

Besides that, he is fond of luxury cars and also owns several well-expensive cars like Ferrari bought for thousands of dollars.

Is Yuli Gurriel Married? Know His personal life

He is rumored to be married as his Instagram post indicates that he is married to his wife as he often posts pictures of himself with a child captioning "baby and papa".

Till date, He has not disclosed the name of his wife but some sources claimed that its Lianet Barrera. The sources have not revealed if the couple is married.

Yuli and his wife and son SOURCE: Wikinetworth

His son Jayden, was born on June 30, 2018. 

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He started his own clothing line named gurriel miami store. 

Moreover, he seems active on social networking sites like Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. He has more than 155k followers on his Instagram account and over 58.9k followers on his Twitter account. He regularly updates his social account by posting pictures and videos alongside leaving a positive message for young talents.

Yuli Gurriel's Early Life and Family

Yuli Gurriel was born on June 9, 1984, in Sancti Spiritus, as the son of Lourdes Gourriel and Olga Lidia Castillo Fernandez. Yuli is a Cuban by nationality and belongs to the mixed ethnicity of African-American. 

He was brought up by his parents alongside his two brothers Lourdes Gurriel Jr. and Yuniesky Gourriel. His younger brother, Lourdes is also a professional baseball player who plays for the Toronto Blue Jays.

Yuli Gurriel's Career

He began his playing career during the 2004-2005 Cuban National series. A year later, during his baseball debut, he truly dominated leading the series in RBIs, runs, and triples. During the time, he averaged .327 batting and a slugging percentage of .676.

Moreover, he also led the national team to win a gold medal in 2003, 2004 Summer Olympics, and the 2005 World Cup Baseball Championship. Similarly, he played for the Cuban National Baseball team in the 2006 World Baseball Classic followed by the 2008 Beijing Olympics, and the 2009 World Baseball Classic.

Later in 2014, he signed a year contract with Yokohama Dena Baystars. He played with the Baystars for almost two years. After that, he signed a five-year contract with the Huston Astros for of $47.5 million. Since then, he is playing for the Astros. Recently, he led the team to the World Series Champion and also became AL-Rookie of the Month.

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