Nicholas Castellanos Bio, Age, Education, Career, Wife

Quick Facts of Nicholas Alexander Castellanos

Net Worth$8 million
SalaryNot Known
Height6 ft 4 in
Date of Birth4 March, 1992
ProfessionAthletes

Nicholas Castellanos is an American professional baseball right fielder who has played for the Detroit Tigers, Chicago Cubs, and Cincinnati Reds in Major League Baseball and is noted for his strong hitting abilities.

Nicholas Castellanos’ Bio, Age

The professional baseball player was born on March 4, 1992, in Davie, Florida. As of 2022, he is 30 years old, and his zodiac sign is Pisces. Nick is of Caucasian ethnicity and possesses American nationality. His lucky number is 10.

In South Florida, he was raised by his parents, his father, George Castellanos, and his mother, Michelle Castellanos. Ryan Castellanos, his younger brother, is a soccer player with whom he spent his childhood. Nicholas Alexander Castellanos is his full name, and he is also known as Nick.

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In his sophomore year, he attended the American Heritage School in Plantation, Florida, and won the Florida state championship. He was also a member of the baseball team at his high school. Before his junior year, he enrolled at Archbishop Edward A. McCarthy High School in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He was named Gatorade Player of the Year for the state of Florida after leading his team to the Class 4A state championship with a.542 batting average, 34 runs scored, 41 RBIs, and 22 stolen bases in his senior season. On a baseball scholarship, he has committed to attend the University of Miami. From a young age, he was heavily involved in sports.

Nicholas Castellanos’ Height

Nick Castellanos stands 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 meters) tall and weighs around 95 kilograms (210 lbs). His eyes and hair are dark brown, and he has a usual body type.

Nicholas Castellanos’ Career

Castellanos was taken 44th overall in the 2010 Major League Baseball draft by the Detroit Tigers. Prior to the draft, Baseball America ranked him as the third-best power-hitting prospect and the fourteenth-best overall prospect. He signed with the Tigers and received a $3.45 million signing bonus, the largest ever awarded to a player selected beyond the first round at the time. That season, Castellanos played in seven games for Gulf Coast Tigers of the Rookie-level Gulf Coast League. Baseball America ranked Castellanos as the 65th greatest prospect in baseball prior to the 2011 season.

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Prior to the 2012 season, Baseball America ranked him as the organization’s second-best prospect and the 45th-best prospect in all of baseball. Castellanos was one of the players promoted to the Tigers when big-league rosters expanded on September 1, 2013, and he made his major league debut that day, playing left field. On September 7, Castellanos made his first major league start against Danny Duffy and got his first major league hit, an infield single. On April 9, 2014, Castellanos hit his first MLB home run off Josh Beckett of the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium, finishing his rookie season and earning him the 2014 Detroit Tigers/Detroit Sports Broadcasters Association Rookie of the Year award. Castellanos played for the Tigers until 2016, when he agreed to a one-year contract worth $3 million on January 13, 2017, and another one-year contract costing $6.05 million on January 17, 2018.

On January 11, 2019, the Tigers re-signed Castellation, extending the deal for another year at a cost of $9.95 million. On July 31, 2019, the Tigers traded Castellanos to the Chicago Cubs in exchange for Alex Lange and Paul Richan, as well as monetary considerations. In 2019, he had a.289 batting average, 27 home runs, 73 RBI, and an MLB-best 58 doubles. Castellanos’ 58 doubles were the tenth-most in MLB history and the most by any player since Todd Helton’s 59 in 2000, garnering him the nickname “Nicky Two Bags.”

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Castellanos signed a four-year, $64 million contract with the Cincinnati Reds on January 27, 2020. In a season cut short by the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, he hit just.225 in 60 games, with 14 home runs and 34 RBI. On defense, he had the lowest fielding percentage of all major league right fielders (.963). After opting out of his contract after the 2021 season, Castellanos is now a free agent.

In 2012, the player earned “The Larry Doby” award for the first time. He also received the “Tiger Rookie” award. Then, in 2018, he was named “Player of the Week,” which is an extension of the Baseball Player of the Month honor. He later earned the Player of the Week title in the year 2020.

Nicholas Castellanos’ Wife

Nicholas Castellanos is a husband and father. In the year 2015, he married Vanessa Hernandez, his high school love. Liam, the couple’s son, was born in August 2013 and is the couple’s second child. In 2016, the couple divorced. In the year 2017, he began dating Jessica Gomez after their divorce. After three years of dating, they married on February 8, 2021. As of now, the pair is living peacefully in their current situation with no interruptions.

Nicholas Castellanos’ Net Worth

Nick has an estimated net worth of around $8M from his profession. Castellanos earns a good sum as a professional baseball player and is currently living a lavish life with his family.

Nicholas Castellations in Social Media

Nicholas uses social media sites like Facebook and Instagram where he communicates with his fans and updates them. He has around 79.8 K followers on his Instagram.

 

 

 

 

 

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