Carlos Gonzalez Biography

Carlos Gonzalez

Quick Facts Of Carlos Gonzalez

Celebrated Name Carlos Gonzalez
Age 34 Years
Nick Name CarGo
Birth Name Carlos Eduardo Gonzalez
Birth Date 1985-10-17
Gender Male
Profession Baseball Player
Birth Nation Venezuela
Place Of Birth Maracaibo
Nationality Venezuelan
Ethnicity Amerindians
Education Liceo Udon Perez
Marital Status Married
Wife Indonesia Riera
Children Three
Daughter Carlota and Genova Gonzalez
Son Santiago (Adopted)
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Height 6 feet 1 inch
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Net Worth $ 36 Million
Salary $ 10.5 Million
Source of Wealth Baseball Career
Sexual Orientation Straight
Links Wikipedia, Instagram, Twitter 

The very much professional Carlos Gonzalez is one of the most prominent figures of the baseball. He is a Venezuelan professional baseball right fielder. He currently plays for the Chicago Cubs of Major League Baseball (MLB). He has also played for the Oakland Athletics, Colorado Rockies, and Cleveland Indians. He started his baseball career with Oakland Athletics in 2008. He also managed to win the Silver Slugger Award and Gold Glove Award (three times). Well in this article, we talk more about the baseballer and his successful career.

What is Carlos Gonzalez known for?

  • A Venezuelan professional baseball right fielder for the Chicago Cubs of Major League Baseball (MLB).
  • Has won two Silver Slugger Awards and is a three-time Gold Glove Award winner. 

Who are the parents of Carlos Gonzalez?

Back to his early life, Carlos Gonzalez was born in Maracaibo, Venezuela. He is Venezuelan. His ethnicity is Amerindians. His star sign is Libra. The information about his parents and siblings are yet to be disclosed. In the case of disclosed, we will let you know.

Regarding his education, Carlos joined Liceo Udon Perez, Maracaibo, Venezuela for his high school study. Subsequently, he saw himself stepping in the baseball field.

When did Carlos Gonzalez pursue his baseball career?

  • From his early age of life, Carlos Gonzalez has shown huge dedication and devotion towards baseball. On August 3, 2002, the Arizona Diamondbacks acquired him. He started his professional baseball career in 2003. He began his career with Missoula Osprey. In 72 games, he batted .258 with 6 home runs in 72 games.
  • On May 30, 2008, Carlos Gonzalez made his MLB debut against the Texas Rangers. On June 20, 2008, he hit his first career home runs by playing against the Florida Marlins. On Nov 12, 2008, the Colorado Rockies along with Huston Street and Greg Smith picked him.
  • On January 11, 2011, he agreed to a seven-year, $80.5 million contract extension with the Rockies. Through 2016 season, his batting average (.291), hits (1152), Home runs (201), Runs Batted in (654), a stolen base (114). Numerous awards and rewards have honored him for his professional achievements. 
  • Carlos’ stay at the Rockies ended in 2019 when he signed a minor league contract with the Cleveland Indians on 19 March. However, he again signed a minor league deal, this time with with the Chicago Cubs on 30 May 2019. In his debut for the Cubs, Carlos registered a hit and also a game-saving diving catch.

Who is Carlos Gonzalez's wife?

Opening some important pages of his personal life and biography, Carlos Gonzalez is a married man. He has a beautiful wife whose name is Indonesia Riera. His wife is Venezuelan.

Indonesia Riera is a successful model, actress and television personality of Venezuela. Since getting married to till date, the lovely couple is living happily together. They married in 2012. In 2014, she gave birth to twins named Carlota and Genova. However, the twins born at 30 months prematurely.

Apart from that, Indonesia has a son named Santiago from her previous relationship, whom Carlos adopted. Carlos loves spending quality time with his wife and kids, and they also are so much fond of him.

How much net worth is Carlos Gonzalez owns?

As per online sources, Carlos salary is impressive. As of 2019, his salary is 10.5 million USD. His net worth is around $36 million. He is an inspiration for upcoming generations.

How tall is Carlos Gonzalez?

Observing his body statistics, Carlos stands tall at the height of 6 feet and 1 inch. His weight is unknown. His other body information is yet to be disclosed. In the case of disclosed, we will let you know.

Did You Know?

  • He is also known by his nickname CarGo.
  • Carlos was rated at #32 on their top 100 prospect list by Baseball America in 2006.
  • His career highlights include 3 X All-Star (2012, 2013, 2016), 3 X Gold Glove Award (2010, 2012, 2013), and 2 X Silver Slugger Award (2010, 2015).

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