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Nolan Arenado Wife Laura Kwan and Kids, Untold Facts On Family Life


Arenado competed for the American national baseball team and won the gold medal at the World Baseball Classic. ( Source : forbes )


Nolan Arenado is an American professional baseball player; he married his high school girlfriend, Laura Kwan, in December 2019.

Arenado and his wife Laura welcomed their first baby on August 2022. Arenado is among the league's best third basemen due to his power, average, and outstanding defensive abilities.  

After making his MLB debut in 2013 with the Colorado Rockies, he was transferred to the Cardinals. Arenado played in two All-Star Futures Games throughout his minor league career and led the minor leagues in RBI in 2011 with 155 over 163 games.

In 2016, he hit 100 home runs, making him the youngest player in Rockies team history to do it. He participated in the 2017 World Baseball Classic (WBC) for the American national team, helping his country win its first gold medal ever in a WBC competition.

Quick Facts About Nolan Arenado:

Date Of BirthApril 16, 1991
Palce Of BirthNewport Beach, California
WifeLaura Kwan
ProfessionBaseball Player
MotherMillie Arenado
FatherFernando Arenado
Instagram@nolanarenado


Who Is Nolan Arenado's Wife, Laura Kwan?

Laura Kwan is well-known as the wife of famous baseball player Nolan Arenado. Laura has always stayed at her husband's side, encouraging him through each stage of life.

Nolan Arenado and his wife Laura Kwan
Nolan Arenado and his wife Laura Kwan ( Source : pinterest )

Laura Kwan is from a mixed-ethnicity family, her mother, Susan Matthews Kwan, is American, and her father, Edward Kwan, is Chinese-American.

She has received a lot of admiration from baseball fans for being the wife of a famous baseball player. Nolan and Laura both went to El Toro High School in California.

Since the beginning of their school years, they two have been friends. Later, the two started dating, but they never talked openly about their relationships.

However, they were seen dating and vacationing together. They began dating in 2009, and on December 14, 2019, in Laguna Beach, California, they got married.

Some Facts About Laura Kwan:

1. Laura has known Nolan since high school, as they both attended the same high school in California.

2. Laura is a private person, but Nolan's parents have frequently posted pictures of their son Nolan and daughter-in-law's picture on social media.

3. She is Asian-American since her mother is American and her father is Chinese-American. She also has a sister named Rachel Kwan.

Nolan Arenado And Laura Kwan Welcomed Their First Child

Laura Kwan and baseball player Nolan Arenado welcomed their daughter Levi into the world on August 2022.

Nolan left Chicago and missed the game against the Cubs to be with his wife Laura in St. Louis. 

The pair keeps their personal lives private, and they don't often utilize social media. Therefore, not much is known about their daughter.

Inside Baseball Player's Family

Nolan Arenado was born in Newport Beach, California, to his parents, mother Millie Arenado, and father Fernando Arenado.

He was born and raised in Laguna Hills, an Orange County city, and Lake Forest, a town between Irvine, Mission Viejo, and Laguna Hills.

Nolan Arenado pictured with his family
Nolan Arenado pictured with his family ( Source : sportblis )

His mother, Millie, a native of Queens, New York, is of Cuban and Puerto Rican descent, while his father, Fernando, is of Cuban descent.

Nolan's younger brother Jonah was a corner infielder with the San Francisco Giants, and he has an older brother named Fernando Jr.

He played shortstop for El Toro High School in Lake Forest with teammates future major leaguers Austin Romine and Matt Chapman.

Arenado was selected for the Los Angeles Times All-Star squad after topping his division with a.456 average, 32 runs batted in (RBI), and 33 runs scored.

Nolan Arenado's Younger Brother Jonah Was Corner Infielder

Nolan with his brother Jonah
Nolan with his brother Jonah ( Source : twitter )

Quick Facts About Jonah Arenado

Date Of BirthFebruary 3, 1995
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityMixed (Cuban & Puerto Rican)
ReligionChristian
High SchoolEl Toro High School, Lake Forest, California
ProfessionBaseball Player
PositionThird Baseman, First Baseman, and left fielder
Instagram@jonaharenado

Jonah Arenado attended El Toro High School, the same school as his older brother Nolan. His high school baseball performance prepared him for his professional baseball career when the San Francisco Giants selected him in the 16th round of the 2013 amateur draft.  

Jonah was selected by the San Francisco Giants in the first round of the 2013 MLB Draft out of El Toro High School because of his professional recognition, physical strength, and potential for power development.

Later on, the same year, he started his professional baseball career with the AZL Giants, a team that competes as a rookie-level affiliate of the San Francisco Giants. Jonah was observed by Brad Cameron.

Nolan's Bond With Jonah Arenado

There will be comparisons as the brothers work in the same field.  Nolan is always there to support his younger sibling. 

Nolan had the opportunity to compete against some of the finest players in the world and learn their catching, batting, and defensive strategies during the World Baseball Classic.

Jonah also benefited from the game because his sibling shared everything. During spring training in 2018, the two brothers first came into contact on the field.

How Much Does Baseball Player Earn?

Nolan Arenado has a net worth of $40 million, according to Celebritynetworth. 

He agreed to a $29.5 million, two-year contract in 2017. Arenado became one of the highest-paid baseball players in the world in 2019 after agreeing to an 8-year, $260 million contract with The Rockies. His annual pay increased to $35 million starting in 2019.

Arenado has a base salary of $35,000,000 and a total salary of $35,000,000 in 2022. His adjusted annual salary with the St. Louis Cardinals is $29,429,500.

Career Earning:

YearTotal Salary
2022$29,429,500
2021$20,595,500
2020$12,987,963
2019$26,050,000

Awards And Achievements:

Nolan receives three Platinum Glove Awards
Nolan receives three Platinum Glove Awards ( Source : purplerow )

* All-Star Futures Game selection (2011, 2012)    

* Arizona Fall League Joe Most Valuable Player Award (2011)    

* Colorado Sports Hall of Fame Professional Athlete of the Year (2015)

* Fielding Bible Award at third base (2015–2017, 2020)

* Major League Baseball All-Star selection    (2015–2019, 2021)    

* Players Choice Award for Majestic Athletic Always Game Award (2017)    

* Rawlings Gold Glove Award at third base (2013–2021)

* Rawlings Platinum Glove for the National League  (2017–2021)

* Silver Slugger Award at third base (2015–2018)    

* Wilson Defensive Player of the Year at third base (2015–2017)

Colorado Rockies Selected With Selection Of 2009 MLB Draft

The Rockies selected Nolan in the 2009 draft after graduating high school. Nolan Arenado was selected by Colorado in the second round of the 2009 MLB Draft due to his tremendous hitting at Los Angeles' El Toro High School.

Arenado made the 2011 All-Star Futures Game after making an impression in the minor leagues.

He was ranked among the top 100 baseball prospects that year by Baseball-Reference. He was selected as the Arizona Fall League MVP later that year.

Some Interesting Facts About Nolan Arenado

Nolan Arenado has won six gold gloves
Nolan Arenado has won six gold gloves ( Source : kdvr )

1. Nolan has nine Gold Glove Awards because of his oversized baseball glove. 

2. He has received the Silver Slugger Award and has been selected for four MLB All-Star games.

3. He participated in the World Baseball Classic in 2017 and helped the US national team win the gold medal.

4. He is the only third baseman in Major League Baseball history to have a Gold Glove in his first five seasons.

5. Arenado holds the record for the biggest contract in Rockies history. Before the 2019 season, he agreed to an $80-million, eight-year contract.



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