|Real Name/Full Name||Bartolo Colon|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Bartolo Colon|
|Birth Place:||Altamira, Dominican Republic|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||24 May 1973|
|Age/How Old:||49 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 180 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 9″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 120 Kg
In Pounds – 264 lbs
|Hair Color:||Dark Brown|
|Parents Name:||Father – Miguel
Mother – Adriana
|Kids/Children Name:||Bartolo Jr., Emilio, Wilder, Randy|
|Net Worth:||$60 million|
|Last Updated:||March 2023|
Baseball is a game that started in England in the 18th century. The game was popular among children before it was taken as a sport.
In the mid-19th century, the game was brought to America where it was modernized to what It is today. In the history of the game, many players have played the game becoming Major League Legends. One of those players is Bartolo Colon.
Bartolo colon or Big Sexy as he is nicknamed is a professional baseball player who has been playing professionally since 1997 when he joined the Cleveland Indians. Since then Bartolo has played for other MLB teams which include Chicago White Sox, Montreal Expos, New York Yankees, New York Mets, Oakland Athletics Texas Rangers and Minnesota Twins.
Well, how well do you know about Bartolo Colón? If not much, here is what we know about Bartolo Colón to date.
Biography and Early Life
Bartolo Colon was born on 24th May 1973 in the Dominican Republic in a city called Altamira. Most of his family and relatives still live in the Dominican Republic. He was born in a poor family where he faced a lot of hardship growing up. His mother is called Adriana and his dad is Miguel who used to work in coffee farms to make ends meet.
As a kid, Bartolo used to join his father in those farms working as a bean, fruit, and coffee harvester. He attributes his tuff childhood to his strong physique. Up to date, he is still so much connected to his community where he still helps with charity work.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Bartolo Colón in 2023 and what is his height and weight? Well, Bartolo Colón’s age is 49 years old as of today’s date 21st March 2023 having been born on 24 May 1973. Though, he is 5′ 9″ in feet and inches and 180 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 264 lbs in Pound and 120kg in Kilograms.
This is part of Bartolo’s biography that has remained hidden to the public. He joined school in Dominican Republic his home country but there is no information regarding the schools he attended as he rarely talks about it. There is also no information about the level of education he attained in his home country before coming to US.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Bartolo’s wife Rosanna is also a Dominican Republic native. The two met in their home country when they were young, with Bartolo by then being only 13 years old. The two were attracted to each other and since they have been inseparable. Their marriage is blessed with three boys, Bartolo Jr., Emilio, and Randy all of who live with their parents in New Jersey. After years of waiting, Rosanna was granted US citizenship on 30th September 2014.
Their marriage hasn’t been smooth sailing all through with Bartolo cheating on his wife at one time with a lady by the name Alexandra Santos. This resulted in siring a boy and a girl out of wedlock. After years of neglecting his children, his baby mama sued him for child support.
The two later came to an agreement with the agreement including how he will paying child support. Though his wife Rosanna was deeply hurt, she saved her marriage by staying put and standing with her husband.
Is Bartolo Colon Gay?
Bartolo is straight and has never been in a gay relationship. He is currently married to his childhood sweetheart.
His professional career started when he joined the Cleveland Indians in 1993 playing in their minor league. His MLB debut came on 4th April 1997 when he played against Anaheim Angels and ended his first season with a 5.65 ERA. After almost a decade playing for Cleveland, he was traded before the 2002 trade deadline to Montreal Expos. He played for Montreal Expos for only 2002 season was traded to Chicago White Sox.
The following season he became a free agent and eventually ended signing for the Anaheim Angels where he played for them until 2007. He signed with Boston Red Sox on 25th February 2008. His first game for the Reds came against Kansas City on 21st May 2008.
On September 2008, he left for his home country to handle some personal matters which led to him being put on the suspended list before being put in a restricted list. This led him to file for free agency and signed for the White Sox for one year. Other teams he has played for include New York Yankees, Oakland Athletics, New York Mets, Atlanta Braves, Minnesota Twins, and Texas Rangers.
With more than two decades of playing professionally, he has won several awards with the first coming in 2005 when he won the Cy Young Award. Since 1998, he has won MLB All-Star four times and Pitcher of the Month four times. Other awards include Player of week five times among other awards.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Bartolo Colon in 2023
Everything Bartolo owns today comes from his career as a baseball player. As of 2023, his net worth is estimated to be around $60 million.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- He is nicknamed Big Sex by his colleagues
- He has applied for a trademark on his nickname big sexy
Bartolo came to America with a dream and a vision to be successful. With hard work, he has seen that dream come to be. With his playing career almost coming to an end, he has lived his baseball career well and has no regrets.