Alex Bregman is an American baseball player with Major League Baseball. He is a third baseman for the Houston Astros and he also plays the shortstop position.
Alex Bregman Education Details
He was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico where he studied at the New Mexico University. He started his major career in the year 2016 with the Astros and was the youngest member of the Team USA in baseball for the 2017 World Baseball Classic.
Alex Bregman Bio: Age, Early Life, Parents
Alexander David Bregman was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico on March 30th, 1994. Alex’s father, Sam, was a baseball player in his freshman year at the University of New Mexico with the New Mexico Lobos in 1982.
He was raised in the Northeast Heights Section of Albuquerque and during the times growing up, he was a part of the Congregation Albert in Albuquerque, giving a lot of importance to his Jewish religion.
At age 13 he publically said he wanted to be a baseball player and inspire others. He started having contact with the ball from a very young age since several people in his family have been in the world of baseball and even other sports.
When he was 10, he was the batboy for the baseball team at the University of New Mexico, and then again for the Arizona State University. He used to be friends growing up with another Major League Baseball colleague, Blake Swihart, the friendship they maintain so far.
After years of hard work, Bregman saw the Major League lights as a player for the first time in 2016 against the New York Yankees. He has stayed with his team during his entire career so far.
In 2020 he ended up the season with an AVG of .242.
Alex Bregman Girlfriend
During the off-season of 2020, Alex Bregman tied the knot with his girlfriend Reagan Elizabeth Howard. They got engaged early that year and the ceremony was on December 6th.
Alex Bregman Family Details
Alex Bregman is one of the sons of a Jewish family. His father, Sam Bregman, is a lawyer, and was a baseball player himself, playing in college with the team New Mexico Lobos with a baseball scholarship from the University of New Mexico.
His mother, Jacky de Oliveira, is also a lawyer and met Alex’s father in law school. He has 2 siblings, Jessica and Anthony, who are also part of the Houston Astros team as we have been selected in the 35th round of the 2018 Major League Baseball draft.
Alex’s grandparents come from Russian Jewish immigrants and have a large history with several United States sports teams, like the Washington Senators, Boston Redskins, among others.
Alex Bregman Net Worth
In 2019, Alex Bregman signed a new contract extension with his team, the Houston Astros for 100,000,000. This extension covers seasons 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, and 2024.
Alex Bregman Career Details
He started his career very young, at age 10, as a batboy for the teams of the University of New Mexico and the Arizona State University. By the time he was 14, he had his mindset place in becoming a baseball player.
When he was 15, in 2009, and while he was in Albuquerque Academy, he was the leader for his team as they achieved the pass to the state championship.
In 2010, he achieved the MVP Player at the COPABE Pan American Baseball Championship in Lagos de Mareno, Mexico. He was playing with the 16-and-under USA National Team.
In 2011 he led his team of 18-and-under to win the gold medal at the International Baseball Federation World Championships.
In 2012, instead of signing with the Boston Red Sox, he decided to go to college and he went to Louisiana State University to study sports administration and become the shortstop for the university’s team, LSU Tigers.
His MLB career started in 2016, and his first pay was against the New York Yankees.
During his career, he has been on the All Star team on 2 occasions. He has won 1 World Series in 2017 and he won the Silver Slugger award in 2019. Also, he was part of the 2017 United States men’s team for the World Baseball Classic, when the USA won the gold medal.
Alex Bregman Dating History
Apart from his now-wife, Reagan Howard, there is no knowledge about any former girlfriend of the talented sports player. Alex Bregman got married in December of 2020.
Alex Bregman Body Measurements
Alex Bregman’s height is 6 feet. His weight is 191 pounds.