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Yadier Molina Net Worth, Salary, Age. Wife Wanda Torres

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Yadier Molina Net Worth, Salary, Age. Wife Wanda Torres

Yadier Molina is a veteran baseball player of Puerto Rico, who played for 18 years with the St. Louis Cardinals in Major League Baseball. Molina is hugely known as among the most extensive defensive catchers in history as he bagged six Fielding Bible Awards and eight Gold Gloves.

The player has been blissfully married to his wife, Wanda Torres, for 15 years. Read about this beautiful couple here. Also, Let’s learn more about him with his personal life, age, and net worth. 

Real Name Yadier Benjamin Molina
Profession Baseball Catcher
Current Team St. Louis Cardinals
Date of Birth July 13, 1982
Place of Birth Bayamón, Puerto Rico
Nationality Puerto Rican
Ethnicity White
Net Worth $45 million
Wife Wanda Torres

 Who is Yadier Molina?

Yadier Molina got his skills from his father, Benjamin Molina Sr. Molina Sr is a renowned baseball legend and was inaugurated into the Puerto Rican Amateur Baseball Hall of Fame. And indeed, being a baseball player runs in the blood of the Molina family since his two siblings, Bengie and Jose, are also famous baseball catchers. 

Yadier Molina with his parents and siblings

Yadier Molina with his parents and siblings

During the 2000 MLB Draft, Yadier was picked in the fourth round by the St. Louis Cardinals. He pushed ahead into the minor leagues and had his first major league match against the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2004, replacing Mike Matheny. 

He has been dubbed the most outstanding catcher in St. Louis Cardinals’ record due to his unfluctuating accord and playoff supremacy. Yadier won the World Series champion twice, been the MLB All-Star six times (2009-2014), and was the Rawling Gold Glove Award winner for eight consecutive years (2008-2015). 

In the international playoffs, Molina played for Puerto Rico and brought home the silver medal during the 2017 World Baseball Classic. His achievements were acknowledged when he was tagged for the All-World Baseball Classic Team by a unanimous decision.

Net Worth & Salary

Yadi has accumulated an estimated net worth of more than $45 million, according to some reliable sources as of 2022. Thanks to his sustained and thriving career as a professional baseball player, those net worth were collected. Currently, he has been receiving a yearly basic salary of $9 million from the St. Louis Cardinals.

Yadier Molina with his two brothers, Bengie and Jose

Yadier Molina with his two brothers, Bengie and Jose

Age and DOB

Yadier Benjamin Molina was born in Bayamón, Puerto Rico on July 13, 1982. The baseball player is currently 39 years of age and will turn 40 this coming July 2022. He is of Puerto Rican nationality and holds white ethnicity.

Yadier Molina is Married to wife Wanda Torres since 2007

Yadier Molina has been committed to his wife, Wanda Torres, since 2007. The impressive thing about them is that they’ve known each other way back in their high school years. 

Yadier and his wife Wanda Molina established a non-profit organization, Yadier Molina Foundation 4, in 2010 that supports deprived children in Puerto Rico. 

Yadier Molina in wedding dress with his wife,Wanda Molina and Kids

Yadier Molina looking happy with his wife, Wanda, and Children

The couple is blessed with three kids – a daughter and two sons. Yadier and his wife, Wanda Torres, welcomed their first son in September 2008 and named him Yanuell Benjamin. Two years later, in July 2010, they had Arianna – their only daughter. And then their youngest son was born in February 2016, Daniel Benjamin.

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