Michael Brent Cuddyer, aka Michael Cuddyer, is a well-known professional former American baseball player who plays as an outfielder. He is celebrated for his appearance in 15 seasons of Major League Baseball (MLB).

Michael has played baseball for many baseball teams worldwide, including Minnesota Twins, Colorado Rockies, and New York Mets.

This right-hand batsman and bowler won one Silver Slugger Award in 2013. But, unfortunately, he got retired in the year 2015.

Quick Info
Full Name Michael Brent Cuddyer
Birthdate March 27, 1979
Age 44 years old (2024)
Birthplace Norfolk, Virginia, USA
Zodiac sign Aries
Parents Marcia Harris, Henry Cuddyer
Siblings N/A
Nationality American
Religion Christianity
Ethnicity White
Relationship Status Married
Wife(s)/Spouse(s)Claudia Rente
Net worth $ 35 million

Early Life and Family Background of Michael Cuddyer

Michael Cuddyer, who turned out to be a well-known baseball player, was born in 1979 on 27th March.

Currently, Michael is 44 years old with a birth sign Aries. With a zodiac element Ram and zodiac quality Cardinal, Michael tends to be very ambitious, honest, and self-assertive from his early days. His confidence is something that distinguishes him from others.

Michael seems a little hard to crack compared to other baseball players. He is easy to get through but often gets easily detached from people. This spontaneous and courageous personality is very competitive.

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Michael was born in Norfolk, Virginia, the United States of America as a son of a middle-class parent. Born and raised in a traditional household, Cuddyer grew up to make an irreplaceable bond with all his family members.

Other than that, Michael is often seen enjoying his vacations and special festival occasions with his members of family and folks.

Michael is the son of Marcia Harris and  Henry Cuddyer. He holds American citizenship, follows Christianity religion, and belongs to white ethnicity.

Concerning his academic journey, he attended Great Bridge High School of Chesapeake, Virginia, and got his graduation degree from there. In addition, Michael sharped his baseball skills in Great Bridge High School and stood out as a successful sportsman there.


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Along with being exceptionally well at sports and additional categorized activities, Michael has also been a great academic student. His way of getting through academic courses has made him one of the most exemplary students from his school and university.

His active participation in school, both academic and non-academic activities, made him grab many awards and accolades.


The career of Michael Cuddyer

Cuddyer started his career with Minnesota Twins after getting drafted in the first round of 1997. However, his initial commitment to playing college baseball for Florida State gave him more recognition and growth.

Michael signed a contract with Minnesota Twins allocated for the first years. After that, he resigned a 24 million three-year contract with Minnesota Twins again before 2008.

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He made a hit for a cycle on 22nd May of 2009 against the Milwaukee Brewers and consequently two home runs on 23rd August of 2009.

Cuddyer signed a three-year 31.5 million dollar contract with the Colorado Rockies, choosing his way to wear number 3 to honor Hall of Famer.

Michael joined New York Mets on 10th November of 2014, a whopping worth of 21 million dollars.

After almost a year there, Michael was put under the list of disabled players because of the bone bruise in his left knee.

Cuddyer announced his retirement as a baseball player on 11th December of 2015 through an article posted on The Players’ Tribune with ‘ Play Hard and Dream Big.’


Relationship Status of Michael Cuddyer

Michael Cuddyer was married to Claudia Rente on November 11, 2006, as the couple has been happily married till now. Both Michael and Claudia have given birth to three children – one son and two daughters. Their names are Casey Jonathan Cuddyer, Madeline Cuddyer, and Chloe Cuddyer.

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Net Worth of Michael Cuddyer

The focused and hard-working former American baseball player Michael has an estimated net worth of 35 million dollars. Cuddyer lives a luxurious life with his family members and is often seen hanging out with them for his vacations in luxurious places.


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Social Media of Michael Cuddyer

Michael Cuddyer or @mcuddy5_3_23 on Instagram and @mcuddy23 on Twitter are famous baseball players. He has also verified his social media account. He has 33.8K followers on Instagram and 85.9K followers on Twitter. His tweets and retweets are fun to read.


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