Manny Machado Bio, Age, Net worth, Height, Married, Nationality, Body Measurements, Career

Manny Machado is an American professional baseball player who plays at the third baseman/shortstop position for the San Diego Padres of Major League Baseball (MLB). In addition, Manny Machado signed a 10-year, $300 million contract with the Padres, at the time the richest contract in North American sport history.

Early life

Manuel Arturo Machado, better known as Manny Machado was born July 6, 1992, in Miami, Florida, United States of America. From now on he is 29 years old and is a citizen of the United States. He also belongs to the Dominican ethnic group and has the zodiac sign Cancer. He is also the son of Manual Machado (father) and Rosa Nunez (mother). He also has a sister named Yasmine Nuez.

Speaking about his academic education, he attended Brito Miami Private School in Miami. He later attended Florida International University and played baseball.

professional career

Manny Machado began his pro career in 2012 when he was selected third overall in the MLB draft by the Baltimore Orioles. That same year he won his first Gold Glove Award. The Orioles promoted him to the major leagues on August 9 from Double-A Bowie Baysox. He hit 50 batters and had 24 runs towards the end of the season. With 25 doubles in 2013, he led some major leagues. He injured his left knee on September 23 after a severe blow. As a result, he decided to have surgery on his left knee to reduce the risk of future dislocations. He returned the next year after fully recovering from his knee surgery.

Manny Machado

Caption: Manny Machado plays for the San Diego Padres of Major League Baseball (Source: Instagram)

On May 1, he overwhelmed the Pittsburgh Pirates in a doubleheader. He also injured his right knee again while preparing for a home game against the New York Yankees. Manny was initially diagnosed with a sprain, but after a few days the Baltimore Orioles announced he would miss the remainder of the season to undergo further surgery on his right knee. However, by June 2015 he had fully recovered and was ready to start the 2015 season. The Baltimore Orioles traded him to the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2018. In his debut game with the Dodgers (against the Milwaukee Brewers), he scored 1,000 hits.

On February 21, 2019, he signed a ten-year, $300 million contract with the San Diego Padres. The contract was initially the largest free agent contract in US sports history. However, it was stunned when the Philadelphia Phillies signed Bryce Harper to a 13-year, $330 million deal just two weeks later. He hit .256/.334/.462 in his freshman year in San Diego, with 32 homers and 85 RBIs, and led the league in 24 doubles.

COVID-19 and beyond

In 2020, his season was shortened to 60 games due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but he still hit .304/.370/.580 and finished third in the National League with 16 home runs and 47 RBIs. With a fielding percentage of .987, he led all qualified third basemen. In the NL MVP voting, he took third place behind Freddie Freeman and Mookie Betts. Additionally, he batted .278/.347/.489 with 28 home runs and 106 RBIs in the 2021 season. He led the National League with 11 sacrifice flies.

awards and fortune

In 2018 and 2020 he was recognized by the MLB Player of the Week Award. He was again awarded the MLB Play of the Week (Top Defensive Gem) in 2019.

Speaking of being net worth, his net worth is estimated at around $50 million. According to Forbes reports of 2019, Manny is the highest paid athlete in the world.

relationship status

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Caption: Manny Machado with his wife Yainee Alonso (Source: Instagram)

In 2014 Manny got married Yainee Alonso. Yainee is the sister of MLB player Yonder Alonso. As of now, there is no further information about their children. And he is not part of controversy or rumours.

Body Measurements and Social Media

This baseball player is standing 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighs about 98 kg. In addition, he has black hair with dark brown eyes and there is no further information on his other body measurements.

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Caption: Manny Machado’s body measurement (Source: Instagram)

On his Instagram Page has more than 704,000 followers. Likewise, there are more than 16,000 followers on Facebook and more than 19.1,000 followers on Twitter.

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