Jorge Cantú Bio, Career, Age, Height, Education & Net Worth

Biography

Jorge Cantú is an American-born Mexican professional baseball infielder for the Diablos Rojos del México of the Mexican League. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Tampa Bay Devil Rays, Cincinnati Reds, Florida Marlins, Texas Rangers, and San Diego Padres, and in the KBO League for the Doosan Bears.

Jorge Cantú bats and throws right-handed. He was born in McAllen, Texas, went to Sharyland High School, but was raised and makes his home in Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico.

Full NameJorge Luís Cantú Guzmán
ProfessionBaseball Player
Date of BirthJanuary 30, 1982
Age37 years
Birth PlaceMcAllen, Texas, United States
Zodiac SignAquarius
NationalityMexican

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurements

37 years old famous Baseball Player Jorge Cantu height not available right now. We will update Jorge’s Height, Weight, Body Measurements, Eye Color, Hair Color, Shoe & Dress size as soon as possible.

Physical Status
HeightNot Known
Weight91 kg
Body MeasurementsNot Available
Eye ColorNot Available
Hair ColorNot Available
Shoe SizeN/A
Dress SizeN/A

What’s His Relationship Status?

As per the different social media, Cantú is currently married. He does not have a girlfriend and is not dating anyone. Cantú tied a knot to Cynthia Urías (m. 2014). We don’t have much information about his past relationship and any previous engagement.

Jorge Cantú
Jorge Cantú

Family

According to our Database, Cantú has no children. And our team is unknown to his father, mother, and siblings.

Family
FatherNot Known
MotherNot Known
SiblingNot Known

Education

He graduated from Sharyland High School.

SchoolSharyland High School
College/UniversityN/A

Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

There are no rumors and scandals about Jorge Cantu.

Career

Cantú was spotted by a scout while playing in a Junior Olympic tournament in Mexico City while in high school and offered a contract with the Tampa Bay Devil Rays at age 16. In 2003, Jorge Cantú played for the Mexico national team in the regional Olympic qualifying tournament. His team defeated the U.S. team, eliminating them from the 2004 summer games in Athens.

Cantú made his major league debut with the Tampa Bay Devil Rays in the 2004 season, batting .301 with two home runs and 17 runs batted in in 50 games played. In 2005, Cantú began the season expecting to play a utilityman role, but due to the retirement of second baseman Roberto Alomar during spring training, he became the full-time second baseman.

Jorge Cantú showcased his talents, having a breakout year, and was named the Devil Rays Most Valuable Player by Tampa Bay sportswriters, after hitting .289 with 28 home runs, 117 RBIs, 40 doubles, and 171 hits in 150 games (80 at second base, 63 at third). Jorge Cantú was a valuable young player for the rebuilding Devil Rays, who finished last in the American League that season.

Jorge Cantú
Jorge Cantú
  • Cincinnati Reds

On July 28, 2007, Cantú was traded to the Cincinnati Reds along with minor league outfielder Shaun Cumberland for pitchers Brian Shackelford and Calvin Medlock. With the Reds, he hit .298 with 1 home run and 9 RBI. During the 2007 season, he played primarily first base (as opposed to second base) as he played 21 games at first base, 2 games at second base and 1 game at third base (combined with Tampa Bay and Cincinnati). The Reds released him during the offseason on December 5 of that year.

  • Texas Rangers

On July 29, 2010, Cantú was dealt with the Texas Rangers (with $600,000 cash) for Evan Reed and Omar Poveda. Though he was a good home run and RBI hitter when in Florida, Jorge Cantú did not hit a single home run or RBI in his first 83 plate appearances for the Rangers.

However, on September 25, he got his first RBI, and later his first home run, the latter giving his team a 4–3 lead, which turned out to be the final score, clinching the Rangers’ their first divisional title since 1999. That year he played in the World Series with the Rangers.

  • San Diego Padres

Cantú signed a one-year deal with the San Diego Padres on January 26, 2011. He was designated for assignment on June 15 and released on June 21.

  • Colorado Rockies

On July 30, 2011, Jorge Cantú was signed by the Colorado Rockies to a minor league contract. Cantú played in 30 games for the Colorado Springs Sky Sox but was never called up to the Majors.

  • Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

On January 6, 2012, Cantù signed a minor league contract with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.he played in 24 games for the Salt Lake Bees. He was released on April 30, 2012.

Where One Can Follow Him?

Cantú seems active on Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube. He frequently uploads his pictures, post, and videos in his authentic Facebook and Twitter account.

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What is Jorge Cantu’s Net Worth?

Jorge Cantu’s net worth has been growing significantly in 2019-20. So, how much is Jorge Cantu worth? We have estimated his net worth, money, income, and assets for 2019-20 below:

Jorge Cantu’s Net Worth: $1 million – $5 million

According to Forbes, Wikipedia & IMDB, he is a Baseball Player, who has a net worth of $1 Million – $5 Million at the age of 37 years old. Similarly, Cantu’s income source is mostly from being a successful Baseball Player.

Net Worth in 2020$1 Million – $5 Million
Net Worth in 2019Pending
Source of IncomeBaseball Player
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