Julio Lugo Net Worth: How Rich Julio Lugo at the Time of his Death?

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Julio Lugo was born in Barahona, Dominican Republic, and was best known for playing in the Major League Baseball (MLB) for the professional

baseball teams, Houston Astros, Los Angeles Dodgers, Tampa Bay Devil Rays, and many more. He is an older brother of baseball pitcher Ruddy

Lugo. He was born on November 16, 1975, and died on November 15 due to a heart attack. His net worth at the time of his death is reported to

be around $20 million.

Early Life

Julio Lugo was a native of Barcelona, Dominican Republic. He was born on November 16, 1975, and studied at the Forth Hamilton High Scholl

based in Brooklyn, New York.  He is the older brother of baseball pitcher Ruddy Lugo.  He has not provided detailed information on his early life and parents.

Julio Lugo Net Worth and Career

Julio Lugo was drafted in the 43rd round of the 1994 Major League Baseball draft by the Houston Astros and signed with them in May 1995. In

April 15, 2000, he made his Major League Baseball debut for the Astros.  In 2003, Lugo was imprisoned for assaulting his wife which made him

fired by the Astros.  Lugo signed with the Tampa Bay Devil Rays after being released from the Astros and has hit 15 home runs in a season.

On December 5, 2006, he signed a four-year, $36 million contract with the Boston Red Sox. Lugo focused on his hitting performance in July 2007

and compiled a 14 game hitting streak on 25th July 2007. Lugo later appeared in all 14 games for Boston in the postseason of 2007. Lugo had to

be absent from work for three or four weeks since he underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right knee on March 17, 2009, to repair the torn

meniscus.

Lugo has a rough start when he return to work and on May 23, 2011, he signed a minor league contract with Atlanta Braves.  July 26, 2011, he was

involved in a controversial game against the Pittsburgh Pirates which is why he was suspended. While playing for the Braves, he was involved in a

controversial play that ended the game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 19th inning. Then, in January 2021, he agreed to sign a minor league

contract with the Cleveland Indians. Though, after a few days, the contract fell apart, and Lugo remained a free agent.  Though, after a few days,

the contract fell apart, and Lugo remained a free agent. In 2013, he played for the Peoria Explorers of Freedom Pro League. On September 2, 2011, he

was released by the Braves

After he completed his career at Dominican Ball, he was appointed the team’s Special Operations Assistant in  2017 and became also a

commentator on Hector J. Cruz’s La Hora Del Porte.

Death and Family

Julio Lugo died on November  15, 2021, due to a heart attack. With his wife, Mabel, Julio Lugo raised sons named Julio and Josmael.

Lugo is survived by four children. The retired player had construction businesses and investments in multiple business projects. He was also a

commentator on the program La Hora del Deporte, by Héctor J Cruz.He was exercising in a gym in the Dominican capital in the morning and

suffered cardiac arrest as he drove home with his driver. He felt fine and suddenly he felt dizzy and had a heart attack. He had also construction

businesses and investments in multiple business projects.

Julio Lugo Net Worth

He had earned a net worth of $20 million before he passed away on November 15, 2021. He had estimated total earnings of $56,880,946.