Miguel Tejada Net Worth

They are the people kids idolise and see as role models. Most athletes are renowned for their competitiveness, athletic abilities and riches. Let’s talk about the latter, shall we? Miguel Tejada is a star as a Baseball athlete. Born in Baní, Dominican Republic on the May 25, 1974 this person had found his passion and talents where awards and recognition came soon afterwards. A proud Dominican, standing at 1.75 m, Miguel Tejada has received recognition for a lot of success on and off the field Best Major League Baseball Player ESPY Award. Throughout a decorated career, the nicknames of unknown have stuck. With regards to personal life Miguel Tejada has attended unknown. unknown Alejandra Tejada unknown are his family. So, what about the net worth? Well it is estimated that this athlete has a net worth of $45 Million.

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Miguel grew up in a state of extreme poverty, and so dreamed of a career in professional baseball. Eventually, he along with other Dominican players would go to the US despite speaking little English, to pursue their dreams by playing with minor league teams.

Tejada soon grew to become one of the top prospects in the Majors, and in 1997 was signed to the Oakland Athletics. The following year, he became their starting shortstop and would steadily improve. In 1999, the team had a solid 87 win campaign and Tejada helped them get their first American League Western Division title in eight years. They would go on to face the Yankees in the post-season but were defeated. In 2002, he had his breakout year as he lead the Athletics to their second Western Division title including an American League record 20-game winning streak.

Thanks to his performance, he was named the 2002 American League MVP. However, the team still struggled at the ALDS.

In 2004, Miguel signed a six year $72 million contract with the Baltimore Orioles, which increased his net worth to a high amount. The year would mark him winning the Century 21 Home Run Derby held in Houston, and he also led the league with 150 RBI in the same year. The following year, he became an All-Star, was also a starter for the AL, and would go on to become the All-star MVP.

IN 2006, he would appear in his 1,000th consecutive game, which would eventually reach 1,151 games until he broke his wrist in 2007.

Tejada was then traded to the Houston Astros in 2007, for five players. He scored his 1000th career run playing for the Astros and also participated in the All Star game. In 2010, he was given a one year deal with Baltimore which further increased his net worth, then traded to the San Diego Padres with whom he hit his 300th home run. In 2011, Tejada signed a one year contract with the San Francisco Giants, then had his third stint with Baltimore before signing a contract with the Kansas City Royals in 2013. He played his last game with the Miami Marlins before being released the following year.

For his personal life, Miguel has been married to Alejandra since 1995 and they have two children. He’s been the subject of allegations throughout his career, alleging steroid use early in his career. Later on, he would be charged for using performance enhancing drugs, including being suspended for 105 games for using amphetamines in 2013.

The family now have a chicken farm in Florida, although rumours of bankruptcy have circulated.

Structural info

  • Full Name: Miguel Tejada
  • Net Worth: $45 Million
  • Salary: 1.1 million USD
  • Date Of Birth: May 25, 1974
  • Place Of Birth: Baní, Dominican Republic
  • Height: 1.75 m
  • Weight: 99.8 kg
  • Profession: Baseball athlete
  • Nationality: Dominican
  • Spouse: Alejandra Tejada
  • IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1714108/
  • Awards: American League Most Valuable Player Award
  • Nominations: Best Major League Baseball Player ESPY Award
  • Movies: Frankenstein’s Army, Sundown, Screamers, Revenge of the Nerds, Screamers: The Hunting, Beyond Re-Animator, Faust: Love of the Damned, Revenge of the Nerds IV: Nerds in Love, The Lion King, Rottweiler, Dudes, Darkness

Facts

  • (December 12) Traded from the Baltimore Orioles to the Houston Astros. [2007]
  • Traded from the Baltimore Orioles to the San Diego Padres. Tejada rejoined the Orioles in January after spending the last two seasons with the Houston Astros. [July 2010]
  • Signed by the Oakland Athletics as an amateur free agent in 1993. Signed as a free agent with the Baltimore Orioles on 18 December 2003.

Filmography

Self
Title Year Status Character
Sunday Night Baseball 2000-2011 TV Series Himself – Oakland Athletics Shortstop / Himself – San Francisco Giants Third Baseman / Himself – Baltimore Orioles Shortstop / …
2009 MLB All-Star Game 2009 TV Special Himself
Historia del Béisbol Dominicano 2009 Documentary Himself
2008 MLB All-Star Game 2008 TV Special Himself – NL Shortstop, Houston Astros
2006 MLB All-Star Game 2006 TV Special Himself
This Week in Baseball 2005 TV Series Himself
2005 MLB All-Star Game 2005 TV Special Himself – AL Starting Shortstop: Baltimore Orioles
2004 MLB All-Star Game 2004 TV Special Himself – AL Shortstop: Baltimore Orioles
2002 MLB All-Star Game 2002 TV Special Himself – AL Shortstop: Oakland Athletics
Archive Footage
Title Year Status Character
Quite Frankly with Stephen A. Smith 2006 TV Series Himself