Recently, some authentic media sources claimed and estimated his net worth at $10 Million.
In this post, you will know about Correa’s current contracts, salary, net worth, and personal information.
Carlos Correa Early Life
Correa came from the poor family Barrio Velázquez, Santa Isabel, Puerto Rico. From an early age, he started playing in an alley adjacent to their house.
At the age of five, he used to play baseball and practice with his father during their free time. His father continued support made him more passionate about playing baseball. Later he received an honor student and a scholarship from the Raham Baptist Academy at the age of 11.
When he was sixteen, he competed in the Perfect Game BCS Finals and the WWBA PG Underclassman World Championships. At that time, he was coached by José Rivera and he appeared at the 2011 PG BCS Under-18 Finals.
Correa showed his capabilities and his outstanding performance was selected by the MVP in the Víctor Pellot Excellence Tournament.
After his graduation from the PRBAHS, he signed up with the University of Miami and became a member of the Puerto Rico National Baseball Team.
Carlos Correa’s MLB, Draft Career, Contracts & Salary
Carlos Correa started his professional career at the age of 17, as the first overall picked by Houston Astros with signed a $4.8 million signing bonus from the 2012 MLB draft. At that time, he was affiliated with the Gulf Coast Astros of the Rookie-level Gulf Coast League.
He became the first player in the history of the All-Star Futures Game to be selected by popular vote to complete the World Team. He also became the first-position player in the River Bandits’ history to be selected in his first year with the team.
He debuted in a 3–1 loss to the Chicago White Sox, going 1-for-4 with an RBI single off of Chris Sale. He set a franchise record for most doubles during his first 20 games, batting 9. Five home runs were also hit during this timeframe for a total of 14 extra-base hits, tied for the second-most since the 1993 MLB expansion.
Correa was selected as the Sporting News AL Rookie of Year. At the 2015 Players Choice Awards, he received the AL Outstanding Rookie Award. On November 16, 2015, MLB and the Baseball Writers’ Association of America (BBWAA) recognized Correa as the AL Rookie of the Year. He became the first Astro to win a Rookie of the Year award since Jeff Bagwell did in 1991.
He signed a three-year contract worth $105.3 million with the Minnesota Twins on March 22, 2022. The contract includes opt-out provisions after each season. The $35.1 million average annual salary became the highest for an infielder, topping Anthony Rendon’s $35 million annual salaries.
|Year||Base Salary||Yearly Cash|
Carlos Correa’s Achievements & Success
AL Rookie of the Year in 2015
World Series champion in 2017
2 All-Star in 2017 & 2021
All-World Baseball Classic Team in 2017
Gold Glove Award in 2021
Platinum Glove Award in 2021
Fielding Bible Award in 2021
Carlos Correa’s Net Worth in 2022
According to some authentic sources, his current net worth is estimated at about $10 Million. However, his salary with the Houston Astros this season was $11.7 million. And he signed a 3-year contract with the Minnesota Twins for $35 million base salaries, including $105 Million guaranteed for three years.
Carlos Correa’s Personal Life
On November 11, 2019, Correa married his girlfriend Daniella Rodriguez (2016 Miss Texas USA). And they have one baby boy born on November 29, 2021, and named “Kylo”.
|Full Name||Carlos Javier Correa Oppenheimer Jr.|
|Date of birth||September 22, 1994|
|Age||27 Years Old|
|Height:||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Sport Position||Bats: Right & Throws: Right|
|Team||Houston Astros (2015–2021)|
Minnesota Twins (2022–present)
|Base Salary||$35 million (2022)|
|Net Worth||$10 million (2022)|
|Wife||Daniella Correa Rodriguez (Instagram)|