Nolan James Arenado is a multi winner third baseman for the Major League Baseball team Saint Louis Cardinals. He started his professional career with the Colorado Rockies in 2013 and he is the only player from the MLB to win 4 platinum gloves.
Nolan Arenado Marriage Details
In 2019, Nolan Arenado got married to his long time girlfriend Laura Kwan, who he had been dating since 2009.
They got married in Laguna Beach on December 14, 2019.
Nolan Arenado Family Details
Nolan Arenado was born in Newport Beach, California, and raised in Lake Forest, Orange County, by his Cuban father, Fernando, and his mother, Millie, who has Cuban and Puerto Rican ancestors.
Baseball runs in Nolan’s family. His brother, Jonah, is a regular infielder for the San Francisco Giants, whilst his cousin, Josh Fuentes also plays as an infielder, but this time with the Colorado Rockies.
He also has another brother whose name is Fernando Jr.
Nolan Arenado Bio: Age, Early Life, Parents
Nolan James Arenado was born in Newport Beach, California, on April 16th, 1991. Son of father Fernando, and mother Millie, was raised in Lake Forest, Orange County, along with his 2 brothers, Fernando Jr., and Jonah.
Nolan Arenado Education Details
As a teenager, Arenado attends El Toro High school in Lake Forest. Right there he started his baseball career, by playing the shortstop position with the school’s baseball team and helping them win the California Interscholastic Federation Southern Section Championship and being named the All-Star leader after being on top of his division.
He assisted to El Toro High School in Lake Forest, where he met some of his future major league colleagues: Matt Chapman and Austin Romine.
He was a part of his high school’s baseball team, winning the California Southern Section championship and being named as the league’s All-Star.
He entered the Major League Baseball world in the year 2009 when he signed with Colorado Rockies. His first MLB game was in 2013 against Arizona Diamondbacks.
In February 2021, the Saint Louis Cardinals acquired Arenado from the Rockies for the 2021 season.
Nolan Arenado Career Details
Nolan’s career started very early. When he was in High School, at El Toro High School in Lake Forest, he was selected by the Colorado Rockies on their draft. Although he was chosen to get a baseball scholarship due to his amazing performance, he ditched the opportunity and signed with the Rockies instead.
He started with the Rookie Level Pioneer League’s team, Casper Ghosts, reaching an overall batting average of .300. He spent the next few years in different minor leagues, working on his defense and having excellent offensive numbers.
In April 2013, he was promoted to the major league’s team, for the game of Colorado Rockies vs. Arizona Diamondbacks, he went 0 for 3.
That season, Arenado was the first rookie in the National League of baseball to get the Rawlings Gold Globe as a third baseman, and the first one since 1957. He has won this important award ever since, packing 8 so far.
Arenado is also a great offensive player, winning the Silver Slugger Award 4 times, the home run leader on 3 occasions, and the RBI leader 2 times.
In February 2021, the Saint Louis Cardinals bought Nolan Arenado from the Colorado Rockies. The settlement was made in $50,000,000 and 5 players.
Nolan Arenado Net Worth
Nolan Arenado has become the highest-paid baseball player in Major League Baseball. During 2017, he was paid 29.5 million dollars to play for 2 seasons. Then, in 2019, he was offered 260 million dollars for an 8-year contract. This is 35 million dollars a year for the Newport Beach guy.
At this time, Nolan Arenado’s net worth is $40,000,000, which we will see increasing each year.
Nolan Arenado Dating History
Just like many other celebrities, Nolan Arenado likes to keep his life private. Although he was clear about the fact of having a girlfriend, he wouldn’t talk about her.
Later was known that her name was Laura Kwan. Rumors said that they met in high school in the year 2009, and have been dating ever since.
Although he wouldn’t confirm, nor deny the information, some photos leaked here and there, until in 2019 he confessed his relationship, and wedding, with this girl.
Nolan Arenado Body Measurements
Nolan Arenado weighs 216 pounds. His height is 6 feet, 2 inches. His measurements are 41-16-33 inches. He uses shoe size 11.
Nolan Arenado Cars And House
Right before the time he was traded to the Saint Louis Cardinals, Nolan Arenado lived in Denver in an apartment. There is no information regarding his new location now that he has been signed with a new team.
About his car, there is no information regarding the kind of car he drives.