Alexander Emmanuel Rodriquez was born on 27 July 1975 in Manhattan, New York City. He is an American former professional baseball player, businessman, and philanthropist.
He played as a shortstop and third baseman for three Major League Baseball teams; Seattle Mariners, Texas Rangers, and New York Yankees for 22 years.
Rodriquez is a shareholder of Minnesota Timberwolves in the National Basketball Association, the chairman of Presidente beer, and the chairman and CEO of A-Rod Corp.
Rodriquez, regarded as one of the greatest baseball players of all time, did not play collegiate baseball after signing a letter of intent with the University of Miami. He turned professional in 1994 and signed with the Seattle Mariners.
Upon retiring, Alex began a career in media, working for Fox Sports as a broadcaster, and as a cast member on Shark Tank. He hosted the CNBC-produced show Back In the Game which debuted in March 2018.
In 2003, Rodriguez gave $3.9 million to the University of Miami to renovate its baseball stadium.
Alex Rodriguez Siblings: Joe Dunand Sr., Victor M. Rodriguez, Suzy Dunand
Joe Dunand Sr., Victor M. Rodriguez, and Suzy Dunand are the siblings of Alex Rodriquez.
Victor M. Rodriguez is Alex’s paternal half-brother. He was born to Alex’s father and Pouppe Martinez. He is an officer of the US Air Force.
Alex and Victor only met for the first time in 2003.
Susy Arlene Dunand is Alex’s maternal half-sister. She works as a luxury realtor in Miami.
Joe Dunand Sr. is also his maternal half-brother. He is a businessman based in Miami. He has a son called Joe Dunand who plays baseball for Miami Marlins.