Carlos Correa : Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children, Contract , Salary and Education
Carlos Correa is a Puerto Rican professional baseball shortstop for the Houston Astros know all about him in this article as like his Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children, Contract and Salary
|Name||Carlos Javier Correa|
|Birthdate ( Age)||22 September 1994|
|Place of Birth||Ponce, Puerto Rico|
Father - Carlos Correa, Sr.
Mother - Sandybel Oppenheimer
|Education||Puerto Rico Baseball Academy|
|Carlos Javier Correa|
|Net Worth||$7 Million|
|Last Update||Nonember 2021|
Carlos Javier Correa Oppenheimer is a Puerto Rican professional baseball shortstop for the Houston Astros of Major League Baseball (MLB). The Astros selected Correa with the first overall selection of the 2012 MLB draft.
Correa made his MLB debut in 2015, and won the American League (AL) Rookie of the Year Award.He was named to his second career All-Star Game in 2021.
Early Life and Family
Correa was born in Ponce, Puerto Rico, to Carlos Sr. and Sandybel Oppenheimer.Although the family's income was low, they had enough money to build a small house in Barrio Velázquez, a fishing village located in Santa Isabel, Puerto Rico, where Correa was raised. From an early age, Correa often played catch in an alley adjacent to his home, which prompted a neighbor to suggest enrolling him in a youth league, the parent-pitch category, when he was five years old.
Three years later, the family moved from Barrio Velázquez due to recurrent floods, but kept close ties with those who stayed behind. Joined by his brother, Jean Carlos, in baseball practices, the family once again was forced to work more odd jobs.Soon after, the Puerto Rico Baseball Academy and High School (PRBAHS) brought Correa in as a scholarship student.
Carlos Correa Wife
After winning the 2017 World Series, Correa proposed to his girlfriend, Miss Texas USA 2016 Daniella Rodriguez, on national television.Correa and Rodriguez were married in a courthouse ceremony on November 11, 2019.
Carlos Correa Net Worth
Carlos Javier Correa Oppenheimer is a Puerto Rican professional baseball shortstop for the Houston Astros has an estimated Net Worth around $7 Million in 2021.
Carlos Correa Contract and Salary
Carlos Correa signed a 1 year / $11,700,000 contract with the Houston Astros, including $11,700,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $11,700,000.
Despite being the youngest high-profile player to enter the 2012 Major League Baseball draft, in the months leading to the event the 17-year-old Correa was already projected as a top-ten pick by several major sources, including Sports Illustrated and ESPN.Correa signed with the Astros on June 7, 2012, agreeing to a $4.8 million signing bonus.
He chose to wear the number 12 in his introduction to the media, donning it in homage to Hall of Famer Roberto Alomar, but abandoned it afterwards.The organization assigned him to their extended spring training team in Kissimmee, Florida.He began his professional career with the Gulf Coast Astros of the Rookie-level Gulf Coast League, and was promoted to Greeneville Astros of the Rookie-level Appalachian League. He opened the 2013 season with the Quad City River Bandits of the Class A Midwest League.
On January 14, 2014, the Astros invited Correa to spring training as a non-roster player.They assigned him to the Lancaster JetHawks of the Class A-Advanced California League to start the 2014 season.On June 21, Correa fractured his right fibula, requiring surgery that ended his season. He batted .325 in 62 games for Lancaster.
In 2017 Correa was named the AL Player of the Month. He delivered a career-best five consecutive multiple-hit games from May 25–29, and totaled 14 such games on the month. In 26 games, he batted .386, eight doubles, seven home runs, 26 RBI and a 1.130 OPS. His batting average and RBI total led the AL, on-base percentage ranked third, hits and OPS fifth, and slugging tied for sixth.
Correa missed Opening Day in 2019 due to neck stiffness.On April 3, in a game against the Texas Rangers, he got the 500th hit of his career.Correa was placed on the injured list on May 29 after suffering a rib fracture during a massage at home.On July 12, he was transferred to the 60-day injured list; he was later activated on July 26.
On July 4, 2021, Correa was named a reserve to the MLB All-Star Game, his second career selection. He ranked fifth in the AL in OPS (.926) at the time.On September 21, Correa scored his 100th run on the season. He became the first Astro shortstop to ever score 100 runs in a season.In 2021 he batted .279/.366/.485 with 104 runs, 26 home runs, and 92 RBIs.
Following the regular season, the Houston chapter of the Baseball Writers' Association of America (BBWAA) named him the Astros' team Most Valuable Player, his first such award.On October 12, he moved into sixth all-time in postseason runs batted in (RBI) with 54 (tied with Albert Pujols) with his two-run single in Game 4 of the ALDS versus the Chicago White Sox.