All about Albert Pujols’ father, Bienvenido Pujols: his professional and personal life

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Bienvenido Pujols is a softball pitcher known as the father of Albert Pullos (aka Jose Alberto Pujols Alcantara). His son is a Dominican-American professional former baseball first baseman and designated hitter who played 22 seasons in Major League Baseball. Albert, named one of the greatest baseball players of all time, made several records on a team like the St. Louis Cardinals, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and Los Angeles Dodgers.

Apart from being a famous father, Bienvenido has been in the news lately when the news that he had molested an underage girl surfaced in the media. It was also reported that Pujols had turned himself in to the police and when this news hit the media, millions of Albert’s benefactors and the entire gaming fraternity became concerned about the matter. Did Albert’s father really molest underage girls or is it just a false rumour?

Learn everything about Bienvenido Pujols, including his early life, family, children and much more. We will also discuss in detail the news that he is harassing a girl. Stay with us till the end.

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Bienvenido Pujols surrendered to police in 2020; What happened?

In June 2020, Bienvenido, a native of the Dominican Republic, turned himself in to the Pembroke Pines Police Department after the warrant was issued for his arrest in South Florida.

What actually happened was that the famous father was accused of molesting an underage girl between 2008 and 2012. According to the police reports, Albert’s father abused his job as a babysitter and molested a 5-year-old girl. Later in 2015, the victim girl reported the past event to her mother, after which the authorities issued his arrest warrant.

According to the incident reported to the police by the victim, Albert’s father used to show her adult porn videos. He also forced her to kiss him, and also exposed himself to a girl. She also stated that when she cried, Pujols used to say,

“I don’t know why you’re crying. I know you like it.”

After the victim’s statement, the resident of the Dominican Republic denied the accusation. But he was examined. And later he was charged with sexual battery and lewd and lascivious molestation of a person under the age of 12.

Where is Bienvenido Pujols today?

In 2020, after the case came to light, Bienvenido was sent to Broward County Jail without bail. So until the case is completed, he will remain in prison.

So Albert Pujols’ father is probably still in prison at this point.

Father of Albert Pujols, Bienvenido Pujols Age and early life

Bienvenido Pujols is currently 69 years old. Though his exact birth rate is unknown, the famous father was born to his parents in that year 1953. He originally belongs to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

Bienvenido Pujols is currently in his late sixties
Bienvenido Pujols

Likewise, he grew up under the care of his mother America Pujols along with his 10 siblings in his hometown. To date, the information about his father has not been revealed.

By the way, Bienvenido belongs to Dominican ethnicity and probably holds dual citizenship, one Dominican and another American.

Bienvenido Pujols is a former athlete; What game was he in?

As mentioned earlier, Bienvenido Pujols was a softball pitcher in the Dominican Republic. It is not known which team he was associated with, but he was considered a great pitcher in his home country at the time.

Once in an interview with Sports Illustrated Vault, his now famous son Albert stated that his father as an athlete inspired him immensely. In fact, he considered his father his idol. Furthermore, the baseball player also said that he wore Bienvenido’s jersey and roamed the neighborhood of his hometown of Santo Domingo.

Was Bienvenido Pujols married? If so, who is his wife?

As the father of a son, Bienvenido Pujols had undoubtedly had a relationship with his child’s mother, Albert Pujols. But it is yet to be revealed whether he was married to his son’s mother or not.

To date, almost zero information about his personal life is revealed in the media. Further, despite having such a big name, Pujols’ son, Albert, never mentioned his mother or stepmother (in case his father remarried). And because of this, we cannot reveal Bienvenido’s married life.

The only son of Bienvenido Pujols is a well-known player

The former softball pitcher, Bienvenido, is the father of his only son Albert Pujols who was born on January 16, 1980, in Santa Domingo, Dominican Republic. As of 2023, he is 43 years old and now a retired baseball player.

The son of Bienvenido Pujols is a former professional baseball player
Bienvenido Pujols’ son, Albert Pujols

The now popular son of Pujols, Albert, began his professional playing career in the late 1990s after emigrating to the United States with his father and grandmother. A baseball player for over two decades, he made several records for which he was named MVP in 2005, 2008 and 2009, an 11-time All-Star, a six-time silver slugger, and others.

Furthermore, Bienvenido’s son is honored for his contribution as a baseball player with various awards, such as the Gold Glove Award and the Silver Slugger Award twice. He is also awarded the NL Hank Aaron Award, NL fighting champion, NL RBI leader and others.

Bienvenido Pujols is a grandfather

From the marriage of his son Albert to his ex-wife Deidra Pujols, Bienvenido is a grandfather to his four grandchildren. He has two grandsons named Albert “AJ” Pujols Jr. And Ezra Pujols. His eldest grandson Albert, 23, is a golfer and the younger Ezra, 13, is currently a school student. In the past, Ezra was also a baseball player like his father.

Bienvenido Pujols is a grandfather
Bienvenido Pujols’ grandchildren with their parents

He is also grandfather to his two granddaughters Sophia Pujols, 17 who is an aspiring gymnast. Also his youngest granddaughter Esther Grace Pujols is 11 years old. In addition, Bienvenido has a 25-year-old granddaughter Isabella Pujols, the adopted daughter of his son. She was born with Down syndrome.

Son of Bienvenido Pujols is super rich; What is his net worth?

At this point, the former softball pitcher’s net worth is under the radar of the media. Meanwhile, his son Albert Pujols has an estimated net worth of $170 million. Undoubtedly, he earned such a huge amount of money from his successful playing career.