About Adrian Gonzalez
Adrian Gonzalez is one of the most successful and wealthiest baseball players. It has been reported that the total estimate of Adrian Gonzalez net worth reaches 50 million dollars. In addition, there are some other sources, which have stated that his net worth has increased in the last years and currently reaches 60 million dollars. Adrian Gonzalez is playing in the position of the first baseman with the Los Angeles Dodgers of Major League Baseball and this team, thus, is considered as one of the current sources of increasing the total amount of Adrian Gonzalez net worth. The baseball player is nicknamed as Gonzo or A-Gon.
In 2000, he became a professional baseball player when he entered the Major League Baseball Draft, during which he was chosen as the first overall pick by the Florida Marlins. After that, Adrian Gonzalez joined the Texas Rangers. Then, he was traded to the San Diego Padres. As a member of the latter team, Adrian Gonzalez received a Golden Glove award two times and was chosen to the All-Star team four times. Thus, playing with these teams has made him recognized and also increased the total size of Adrian Gonzalez net worth by a mile.
Also, when he was playing with the San Diego Padres, Adrian Gonzalez was titled as the Most Valuable Player four times. After that, Adrian Gonzalez signed a contract with the Boston Red Sox. In 2012, he was traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers, where he is playing today.
Adrian Gonzalez has represented Mexico on quite a few occasions. For example, in 2006, 2009 and 2013, he played for Mexico at the World Baseball Classic. Therefore, his international career has also increased the total sum of Adrian Gonzalez net worth.
He was born in 1982 in San Diego, California. Both of his parents were from Mexico. Adrian Gonzalez was raised with his two older brothers. When Adrian Gonzalez was born, the whole family moved to Tijuana, where his father had his own business. In fact, his father was a player for the Mexican national baseball team, where Adrian Gonzalez and his brothers played baseball, as well. Thus, eventually this career became the main source of increasing the current amount of Adrian Gonzalez net worth. In 1990, they moved back to the United States, where they settled in Bonita, California.
After high school, Adrian Gonzalez became a professional baseball player and the first professional team to which he belonged was the Florida Marlins. In 2012, his parents became George and Barbara Bush Little League Parents of the Year. Adrian Gonzalez was studying at Eastlake High School in Chula Vista, California. In his senior year, he signed a contract with the Florida Marlins for 3 million dollars. As a member of this organization, Adrian Gonzalez belonged to the Carolina Mudcats, Gulf League League Marlins, Utica Blue Sox, Albuquerque Isotopes, Kaine County Cougars and Portland Sea Dogs. Adrian Gonzalez became the Most Valuable Player & Top Prospect in the Midwest League. Moreover, the baseball player appeared in the All-Star Futures Game.