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Albert Belle Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Place Of Birth
Shreveport, USA
Age
57 years old
Birth Date
August 24 1966

Albert Belle Facts

Child Star?
no
Occupation
MLB player
Education & Qualifications
Huntington High School
Net Worth
$25,000,000
Current Partner
Shreveport
Parents
Albert Belle Sr, Carrie Belle

About Albert Belle

Albert Belle was born on August 25, 1966.

Until 1990, Albert Belle was actually known as Joey Belle. Albert is a former American Major League Baseball outfielder.

He has played for the Chicago White Sox, Cleveland Indians as well as Baltimore Orioles. Albert Belle during the height of his career as a leading slugger, and eventually, in 1995, he also became the only player to hit 50 home runs and 50 doubles in a single season ever. Apart from that, he was also the first-ever player to break the $10 million every year contract for compensation in Major League Baseball.

Albert Belle (former Chicago White Sox player) is a five-time Silver Slugger awards winner and an all-star. When he eventually retired, he had an 0.295 batting average along with 120 RBIs every season between 1991 and 2000. He also had 37 home runs! One of his great achievements includes that he is only one of the six players in the history of MLB to have nine consecutive 100-RBI seasons.

Albert Belle Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Albert Belle's net worth?

Albert Belle was an all-star player, and hence he has amassed a lot of fan following as well as a net worth. Belle's total net worth is around $25 million. This is all due to his earnings from his career as a baseball player as well as a participant in the Junior Olympics.

How much does Albert Belle earn per year?

His current yearly salary is not known. However, it is a well-known fact that Albert Belle was one of the first players ever to earn more than $10 million per year during his career in Major League Baseball. During the peak of his career, the former Baltimore Orioles player was earning around $97 million in salary before the other fees and taxes.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Albert Belle?

As a baseball player, Albert Belle is quite tall. He is around 6 ft 2 in (188.9 cm) in height.

How old is Albert Belle?

The birthdate of Albert Belle is August 25, 1966. As of 2022, Albert Belle is 55 years of age.

Childhood And Education

Albert is a fraternal twin. The name of his twin is Terry Belle. They were born in Shreveport, located in Louisiana, USA. The name of his father is Albert Belle Sr. He was a football coach as well as a high school baseball coach. His mother is called Carrie Belle. She used to be a math teacher. Belle was also a member of the boy scouts, and he achieved the rank of Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America.

Albert Belle attended Huntington High school in Shreveport. He was a star baseball player and football player in the school. He was also a member of the National honor society as well as the vice president of the local Future Business Leaders of America. He was also studious and graduated sixth in his high school and made the all-state baseball team two times. He went to Louisiana state university and played college baseball.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Albert Belle's partner?

Albert Belle (former Chicago White Sox player) is married to Melissa Belle. The happy couple, Melissa Belle and Albert, got married in 2005. The pair also has one child together. They prefer to keep their personal life private, and hence much information about them is not available. His current status is also unknown.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

In five different seasons, Albert Belle (former Cleveland Indians player) was able to have his career highlights in RBIs, home runs, batting average, walks occurred, as well as runs scored. Hardball Times had published their findings on the statistical comparison of Albert's career with 60 of his former and current peers. They had ranked him as the prime value just behind Hall of Ralph Kiner and the recent inductee Frank Thomas. He has played for the Chicago White Sox, Cleveland Indians, and Baltimore Orioles. He retired early due to degenerative hip osteoarthritis.

What awards has Albert Belle won?

Albert (former Cleveland Indians player) has won many matches as well as awards in his career. He had the first team in the All-SEC in 1986 as well as 1987. He had also won the MVP of the year 1986 for the South one Regional Tournament. Apart from that, in 1986, his team also won the second-team All-America as well as the 1987 third-team All-America. One of his most outstanding achievements is that he became the fourth player in baseball ever to have eight straight seasons with 100 runs batted in as well as 30 home runs. He was also included in the famous Sports Hall of Fame in Louisiana in June 2005. He was also the AL leader during the season 1998 in runs created. He was also the AL leader in OPS+ in that same year (1998). In all, he was an AL leader in total bases for the years 1994, 1995 as well as 1998. 

Other Interesting Albert Belle Facts And Trivia

  • Albert Belle's house, located in Euclid located in Ohio, was egged by some teenagers after he had turned them away on Halloween for trick-or-treating. Albert Belle chased one of the kids in his car, and he was fined $100 for operating his vehicle recklessly.
  • In 2006, Albert Belle admitted to stalking one of his former girlfriends. Due to this, he was sentenced to 90 days of jail time and five years of probation.
  • The baseball player was arrested in Scottsdale in Arizona, on March 25, 2018, with indecent exposure and a DUI. In the following months, all of the charges were dismissed.
  • He changed his name to symbolize new beginnings.

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