Esther Grace Pujols became well-known because she is the child of Albert Pujols, a very famous baseball player. Right from the day Pujols was born, she was in the spotlight because of her dad's fame.
Esther Grace Pujols Wiki/Bio
Esther Grace Pujols is now 10 years old. Pujols was born on September 16, 2012, in Kansas City, Missouri. Although her family lived mainly in St. Louis, also in Missouri, they had a house in Kansas City too. They were there because Albert Pujols' team, the Los Angeles Angels, had a game in Kansas City.
It was thought that Pujols would be born in the first week of October, around October 3rd. But she surprised everyone by coming a bit earlier. She was born at 3:30 a.m. on Sunday, September 16, 2012. She weighed 7.3 pounds and was 19½ inches long when she was born.
Esther has a special mix of Dominican and American heritage. She's a citizen of the United States and also has Dominican roots. Her famous dad, Albert Pujols, comes from the Dominican Republic, a country in the Caribbean.
Albert was born and raised in Santo Domingo, the capital of the Dominican Republic. In 1996, Pujols, along with his dad and grandmother, moved to the United States and settled in Washington Heights, New York City. After witnessing a shooting at a store, they moved to Independence, Missouri, which became Albert’s new home.
Albert went to Fort Osage High School, played baseball, and later got a baseball scholarship to Maple Woods Community College. Albert didn't become a U.S. citizen until February 2007 when he aced his citizenship test and was sworn in by U.S. District Judge E. Richard Webber.
Esther’s mom, Deidre Pujols, has always been a U.S. citizen. She grew up in Roeland Park, a city in Kansas, United States.
Esther Grace Pujols Education
Esther Grace Pujols goes to school in St. Louis, Missouri, although the name of her school isn't widely known. Even though she's a famous family's child, not everything about her life is public. Because her dad is famous, her parents choose to keep certain parts of her life private, including details about her and her siblings.
We don't know her exact school, but based on her age, Pujols is most likely in Grade 5. This is usually the last year of elementary school or the first year of middle school. Esther still has a lot of growing up to do. Right now, she's focused on her education and spending time with her friends, family, and relatives.
Esther Grace Pujols' Parents Split When She Was Nine Years Old
Esther Grace Pujols' parents, Albert Pujols and Deidre Pujols, shared a marriage of 22 years but went their separate ways when she was just nine years old. As the story goes, Pujols' parents crossed paths in 1999, meeting for the first time at a Latin dance club in Kansas City. Their connection was strong, and they fell deeply in love, leading to a speedy marriage on January 1, 2000.
Initially seen as a content couple with a happy family, the news of their separation after more than two decades of marriage came as a shock. Albert, Pujols' father, filed for divorce on April 4, 2022, and the divorce was finalized within the same month. The reason for their split was cited as irreconcilable differences.
Despite the separation, both parents are committed to co-parenting their children. Although Esther might find it tough that her parents are no longer together, she maintains a positive relationship with both of them.
Esther Grace Pujols' Siblings
Esther Grace Pujols is the youngest among her four older siblings. She has two brothers, Albert Pujols Jr. and Ezra Pujols, and two sisters, Isabella and Sophia Pujols. Isabella is the eldest sibling and Esther's half-sister from her mother's side.
Isabella was born to Pujols' mother, Deidre Pujols, from a previous relationship before Deidre married Albert. After their marriage, Albert adopted Isabella and raised her as his own. The identity of Isabella's biological father is not publicly known.
The couple's first child together is Sophia, born five years into their marriage on November 5, 2005. She is currently 17 years old and attends college, where she participates in the gymnastics team.
Following Sophia, the couple welcomed their first son, Albert Pujols Jr., whose exact age isn't specified but he celebrates his birthday on January 10th. Albert is interested in golf, fitness, and photography. Their second son, Ezra Pujols, was born on February 5, 2010, making him 13 years old. He is currently in high school.