Julio Cesar Lugo was a Dominican professional baseball shortstop. Lugo was the older brother of baseball pitcher Ruddy Lugo.
He played in Major League Baseball for the Houston Astros, Tampa Bay Devil Rays, Los Angeles Dodgers, Boston Red Sox, St. Louis Cardinals, Baltimore Orioles, and Atlanta Braves.
Julio Lugo: Stats, Net Worth, Income, Salary, Career, Bio
|Net Worth:||$20 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Nov 16, 1975 (45 years old)|
|Height:||5 ft 9 in (1.778 m)|
Julio Lugo net worth: Julio Lugo is a Dominican retired professional baseball infielder who has a net worth of $20 million. Julio Lugo was born in Barahona, Dominican Republic in 1975 and moved to the U.S. when he was a child. Lugo attended high school in Brooklyn at Fort Hamilton High School and college baseball at Connors State College in Warner, Oklahoma.
This outstanding baseball player annual earnings, inclusive of prize money and sponsorships, is estimated to have a current net worth of $20 Million and an annual estimated salary of Under Review.
The Dominican athlete’s earnings remain impressive compared to other famous athletes like Andrew McCutchen and Rafael Soriano, who also rank in TheRichestCelebrity.com list.
Julio Lugo signed a 1 year / – contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers, including an annual average salary of -.
Lugo, who played 12 seasons in the majors, was 45. According to ESPN Deportes, he was taken to a hospital in Santo Domingo but upon arriving could not be revived.
A 43rd round draft pick, Lugo broke into the majors as a 24-year-old with the Houston Astros in 2000. He was released by Houston in 2003, after a domestic violence arrest for which he was later acquitted, then was signed by Tampa Bay. He was dealt in 2006 to the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Lugo and his wife, Surki, had one son and two daughters. He also had an older son with his former spouse.
On April 30, 2003, Lugo was arrested outside Minute Maid Park after an incident in which he allegedly hit his wife. He was formally charged with misdemeanor assault, and later acquitted after his wife testified he did not mean to hurt her.
Lugo died of a heart attack on November 15, 2021, a day before his 46th birthday.