Who Is AJ Pujols? Albert Pujols Son: Age And Wikipedia

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The renowned baseball player Albert Pujols is a father to a son named AJ Pujols. In contrast to many father-son duos in sports, AJ took a different athletic path.

Rather than playing baseball, he chose to pursue golf during his college years.

Moreover, Albert has supported his son highly, wholeheartedly celebrating AJ’s successes with him.

Former MLB Player Albert Pujols
Former MLB Player Albert Pujols (Source: Instagram)

Born on January 16, 1980, Albert Pujols is regarded as one of the greatest hitters in MLB history.

The 11-time All-Star played 22 seasons in MLB for the St. Louis Cardinals (2001-2011), Los Angeles Angels (2012-2021), Los Angeles Dodgers (2021) and a return to the St. Louis Cardinals in 2022.

Nicknamed ‘the Machine,’ he became a World Series champion twice in 2006 and 2011 and a three-time National League MVP in 2005, 2008, and 2009.

Before entering professional play, he attended Fort Osage High School and played collegiate baseball at Maple Woods Community College.

Albert Pujols Son, AJ Pujols

The Dominican Republic-born Albert previously tied the knot with Deidre Pujols on January 1, 2000.

He is the proud father of five children: Isabella (Deidre’s daughter from a previous relationship), Albert Jr., Sophia, Ezra, and Esther Grace.

Unfortunately, Albert and Deidre divorced after 22 long years of marriage.

Albert “AJ” Pujols Jr.: Age & Wikipedia

The eldest son in the family, AJ, was born on January 10, 2001, just a year after his parent’s marriage, and he is currently 23 years old.

Regarding his education, AJ attended Pacifica Christian High School.

He completed his bachelor’s degree in business administration and management from the Vanguard University of Southern California in 2023. Furthermore, he was a part of the university’s men’s golf team.

Upon graduation, his father proudly shared the news on his Instagram profile, emphasizing the significance of AJ becoming the first-generation college graduate in the family’s history.

Albert Pujols With His Son AJ Pujols
Albert Pujols With His Son AJ Pujols (Source: Instagram)

Additionally, he launched his YouTube channel in August 2021, garnering over 26k subscribers. On this platform, he shares engaging videos primarily focused on golf.

Moreover, in 2018, AJ took the initiative to organize his golf tournament, which went towards benefiting children with Down syndrome.

Per his LinkedIn, he has also worked as a food service worker at Open Gate Kitchen for five months (March 2020- July 2020).

On a personal note, he is currently in a relationship with Lexie, who also attended Vanguard University of Southern California, the same college as him.

Married To Nicole Fernandez

After undergoing a divorce in 2022, Albert Pujols entered into matrimony once again.

Albert and Nicole went public with their relationship in late 2022.

They then exchanged wedding vows on September 2, 2023, in a ceremony attended by close family and friends.

Albert Pujols & His New Wife Nicole Fernandez
Albert Pujols & His New Wife Nicole Fernandez (Source: Instagram)

Nicole is the daughter of Leonel Fernandez, the former president of the Dominican Republic.

It has been reported that she is a journalist. She can be found on Instagram under the handle @nicolefernandezpujols and has more than 267k followers.

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