Anthony Rendon - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 25, 2020

Anthony Rendon
Profession: Baseball player
Best Known For: Washington National, MLB
Salary: $35 million
Net Worth: $40 million

Personal Details

Born on : June 6, 1990 (age 30)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Anthony Michael Rendon
Birth Place: Houston, Texas, USA
Horoscope: Gemini
Father's Name: Rene Rendon
Mother's Name: Bridget Rendon
Siblings: 1

David Rendon (younger brother)

High School: Lamar High School
University: Rice University
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic
Nationality: American

Relationships

Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: November 25, 2017
Wife's Name: Amanda Rendon
Children: 1

Emma Kate Rendon (daughter)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.82 meter (5 feet 12 inch)
Weight: 88 kg (194.01 lb)
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Anthony Rendon?

Anthony Rendon is a baseball player by profession and American by nationality. He is currently signed to Los Angeles Angels, having played for Washington Nationals in Major League Baseball (MLB) and college baseball for the Rice University Owls.

Anthony Rendon – Bio, Age, Parents, Siblings

Anthony Rendon’s birth took place on June 6, 1990, in Houston, Texas, USA. He was born as Anthony Michael Rendon to father Rene Rendon and mother Bridget Rendon. He is not the only child of his parents and has a sibling, a younger brother named David Rendon.

Anthony Rendon (Image: Nationals 101)

Education, Ethnicity

For education, Anthony Rendon attended Hodges Bend Middle School and went on to study at George Bush High School before transferring to Lamar High School. He was drafted by the Atlanta Braves Major League Baseball Draft but turned it down to play college baseball for Rice University in 2009.

He has multi-ethnic background.

Anthony Rendon – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

Anthony Rendon married his longtime girlfriend Amanda Rodriguez on November 25, 2017.  The couple married at The Corinthian in Houston in front of family and friends.

Anthony Rendon, Amanda Rendon (Image: Dana Fernandez Photography)

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He and his wife Amanda Rendon welcomed daughter Emma Kate Rendon on July 26, 2018. Currently, they are raising their daughter together and living a blissful marriage without rumors of extra-marital affairs or divorce.

Moreover, they are very much active in philanthropic work. He has donated $150,000 to Nationals Youth Baseball Academy.

Anthony Rendon – Career

College Games

As a freshman, Anthony Rendon hit .388 with 20 home runs and 72 runs batted in, and started all of 61 games. However, in the last game of Baton Rouge Super Regional, he suffered an ankle injury and was in need of surgery. His sophomore season had hit .394 with 26 home runs and 85 runs batted in and starting all 63 of Owl’s games.

He was also invited to play for Team USA on the international circuit but suffered another right ankle injury in the first game against South Korea.

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Professional Career

Anthony Rendon was selected in the first round, with the sixth overall selection of the 2011 Major League Baseball draft by the Washington Nationals. Rendon began his 2013 season with Minor League team Harrisburg Senators. 

However, after Ryan Zimmerman was placed on the disabled list, he was called up and his MLB debut was made on April 20, 2013. After Zimmerman was taken off the sick list on May 3, Anthony Rendon was optioned back to the Harrisburg Senators.

Anthony Rendon (Image: True Blue LA)


His next MLB game began just a month later on June 15, 2013, having replaced the second baseman, Danny Espinosa. Rendon played for the team from to 2013 to 2019 season having played against Cleveland Indians, San Francisco Giants, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, Los Angeles Dodgers, etc.

At the end of 2019, Anthony Rendon was signed into Los Angeles Angels for $245 million and a 7-year contract.

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Anthony Rendon – Awards, Nominations

Anthony Rendon has won many titles including All-Star (2019), World Series champion (2019), NL Comeback Player of the Year (2016), and has won 2 Silver Slugger Award (2014, 2019).

Anthony Rendon – Net Worth, Salary

His net worth has been estimated to be around $40 million. His annual salary while with Washington Nationals was known to be $18 million. His contract with Los Angeles Angels reads 7 year / $245,000,000  including a $4,000,000 signing bonus, $245,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $35,000,000.

Anthony Rendon – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media, Rendon is active on Twitter with thousands of followers but the account has not tweeted since September 2017. He is absent from other handles such as Instagram and Facebook.

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