Who Is Wander Franco – Age, Height, Biography, Net Worth, Career

Who Is Wander Franco – Age, Height, Biography, Net Worth, Career

Wander Franco Aybar Sr., better known as “El Patron”, is a renowned baseball athlete from the Dominican Republic. He’s the current shortstop for the Tampa Bay Rays in MLB. Having initiated his MLB career in 2021, Wander earlier showcased his prowess in the minor leagues under the Tampa Bay Rays banner. When he was just 17, Franco stepped into the limelight.

In 2023, Wander represented the Dominican Republic in the World Baseball Classic, marking his international debut. On July 4, 2023, he got his maiden All-Star game call, replacing Aaron Judge.

Wander Franco Biography

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Real NameWander Samuel Franco Aybar Sr
Nick NameEl Patron
BirthplaceBani, Dominican Republic
Date of BirthMarch 1, 2001
Zodiac SignPisces
ProfessionProfessional Baseball Shortstop

Wander Franco Age

At present, in 2023; Wander Franco is 22 years old.


2017 Wander signed a contract with Tampa Bay Rays as a top-class international player. By 2018, he was making waves with the Princeton Rays. At 17, he was honored by the 2018 Appalachian League Player of the Year. His impressive stats included a.374/.445/.636 line with 11 home runs in 245 appearances.

2019 was another fantastic year for Franco. He was hailed as the fourth-best prospect in baseball. His splendid season was adorned with accolades, including a spot in the 2019 All-Star Futures Game. He ended that year with a remarkable score.327,398, and.487.

By 2020, Wander was on everyone’s radar, gaining recognition as baseball’s top prospect. In September, he became part of the Rays’ player pool for the MLB postseason.

In 2021, after his significant league spring training invitation, he began with the Durham Bulls in Triple-A. His stats gleamed with a.315/.367/—586 line in just 39 games.

A stint with Tampa Bay Rays

Wander’s major league announcement came on June 20, 2021, preceding a game against the Boston Red Sox. By August 25, he had played 26 continuous games, creating a record. That year, he inked an eleven-year deal with Tampa worth $182 million. His feats continued in 2022 and 2023, with him being a highlight in several matches.

Physical Stats

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Height (approx.)Height in centimeters: 185 cm
Height in meters: 1.85 m
Height in feet and inches: 5 foot 9 inches    
Weight (approx.) 79 kg
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack


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MotherNancy Aybar
BrotherWander Alexander Franco and Wander Javier Franco


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Marital StatusMarried
WifeNot Disclosed

Educational Qualification

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SchoolingNot Disclosed
CollegeNot Disclosed
UniversityNot Disclosed
DegreeNot Disclosed


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Does Wander Franco, Consume Alcohol?Not Disclosed
Does he, Smoke?Not Disclosed
Does he, Drive?Yes
Does he Smoke?Yes
Does he know cooking?Yes
Is he a Yoga Practitioner?Yes
Does Gym?Yes
Is Wander Franco a Jogger?Yes
Eating Habit?Does Wander Franco Swims?


AttributeFull Information
Net Worth$7-8 Million Dollars
Income SourcesProfession and Brand promotion

 Social Media Status

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A globally recognized baseball player.

He is 22 years old as of 2023.

He stands at 5 feet 9 inches.

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