• Cynthia Scurtis is a former psychology teacher, who gained public recognition after she married Alex Rodriguez, a former professional baseball player.
• She was raised in Coconut Grove by her Greek parents and attended Gulliver Prep School, Ohio State University and Nova Southeastern University.
• She was married to Alex Rodriguez for six years, before filing for divorce in 2008 citing ‘emotional abandonment’, extramarital affairs and marital misconduct.
• Alex Rodriguez was born in New York City, and started his professional baseball career at the age of 17.
• Alex is considered to be one of the best baseball players in history, and has been involved in many commercials, as well as being a philanthropist.
Who is Alex Rodriguez’s ex-wife? Cynthia Scurtis Wiki Bio
Cynthia was born in Coconut Grove, Miami, Florida USA, on 28 December 1972 – her zodiac sign is Capricorn and she holds American nationality. She is a former psychology teacher, who gained public recognition after she married Alex Rodriguez, a former professional baseball player.
Childhood and education
Cynthia was raised in Coconut Grove by her parents John and Evangeline Scurtis, and is of Greek ethnicity as both her parents are originally from Greece; her grandfather was a Greek Orthodox priest.
Cynthia grew up alongside her brother Constantine and sister Anastasia, and attended Gulliver Prep School, where she was physically very active, playing volleyball and was a cheerleader. After matriculating, she enrolled at Ohio State University, and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in psychology in 1994. She continued her education at Nova Southeastern University, from which she obtained her Master’s degree in 1996.
Career as a psychology teacher
Cynthia started off as a psychology teacher at a university, which is the job she held until she divorced her husband in 2008.
She has since left the job, and it’s believed that she has become an investor and a businesswoman after her divorce settlement.
Love life and marriage with Alex Rodriguez
Cynthia and Alex met at a gym in Miami in Florida where they both had their training sessions – Alex was already a famous baseball player. They went on to date for two years before marrying in 2002. Cynthia gave birth to their first daughter Natasha Alexander on 18 November 2004 while their second daughter Ella Alexander followed on 21 April 2008. Alex missed Ella’s birth by 15 minutes as he left to attend an event hosted by Madonna in New York.
First rumors regarding Alex’s infidelity began spreading in March 2007, stating he was secretly seeing Joslyn Noel Morse, a former Playboy model. While Cynthia blamed paparazzi for spreading false rumors, she went on to file for divorce on 7 July 2008, citing ‘emotional abandonment’ as well as marital misconduct and extramarital affairs. Alex was also accused of having cheated on Cynthia with Madonna, and didn’t deny cheating on his wife, but stated that their marriage was already ‘irretrievably broken’. Their divorce was finalized on 31 October 2008, with Cynthia receiving their mansion valued at $12 million, and guaranteed spousal and child support.
Their divorce is believed to be one of the most expensive divorces for a professional player. In February 2017, Alex began dating Jennifer Lopez, an American actress, singer, dancer and a producer, and the two became engaged in March 2019. Although Cynthia appears to be single, there are rumors that she is currently seeing a businessman named Laszlo Fazekas.
Hobbies and other interests
Cynthia has been physically active since she was a teenager as she played volleyball and did gymnastics at both high school and college. After graduation and when she started working, Cynthia went to the local gym and has to this day has several training sessions each week.
She enjoys watching movies and TV series in her spare time, with some of her favorite actresses and actors being Katharine Hepburn, Meryl Streep, and Jack Nicholson while her favorite movies include “The Silence of the Lambs”, “The Devil Wears Prada”, and “Out of Africa”. She is a bit of a shopaholic, and often goes shopping for clothes with her daughter. Cynthia grew up being a fan of rock music, and she has to this day been a fan of rock bands such as Aerosmith, Guns ‘n’ Roses, and The Scorpions, attending concerts of each of these bands.
Appearance and net worth
Cynthia is 46 years old. She has long blonde hair and brown eyes, is 5ft 9ins (1.75m) tall, and weighs around 150lbs (58kgs).
As of early 2020, her net worth is estimated at over $10 million, and Alex’s at over $350 million.
Who is Alex Rodriguez?
Alex Rodriguez was born on Manhattan, New York City USA, on 27 July 1975, so his zodiac sign is Leo and he holds American nationality. He is a former professional baseball shortstop and third baseman, who played for 22 years in Major League Baseball (MLB). Alex was raised on Manhattan by immigrants from the Dominican Republic Victor and Lourdes Rodriguez, alongside his two half-siblings named Joe and Suzy from his mother’s first marriage.
At the age of four, he moved with his family to the Dominican Republic before returning to the US and settling in Miami in Florida. Alex grew up watching baseball on TV – his favorite team was the New York Mets, while his favorite players were Keith Hernandez, Dale Murphy, and Cal Ripken Jr. He attended Cristopher Columbus High School in Miami, then switched to Westminster Christian School where he was the best shortstop on the baseball team, while he also played football. He became the US Baseball Junior Player of the Year and Gatorade’s National Baseball Student Athlete of the Year.
Instead of accepting the University of Miami’s baseball scholarship, Alex decided not to enroll at college but started his professional baseball career at the age of 17, when he signed a three-year contract worth $1.3 million plus $1 million signing bonus with the Seattle Mariners. After the 2000 season he became a free agent and eventually began playing for Texas Rangers, after signing a 10-year contract worth $252 million (or $367 million in 2019). However, Rangers let Alex go in 2003, and in February 2004, he started playing for the New York Yankees, where he played until 2017, when he became a special advisor to Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner.
— Alex Rodriguez (@AROD) December 31, 2019
Alex is considered to be among the best baseball players in the history of this sport. He was the owner of a Mercedes-Benz dealership in League City, Texas and is currently working as an investor for eSports team NRG Esports. In his spare time, Alex buys and collects art, mostly focused on old and expensive paintings. He is a philanthropist though, and in 2003 donated $3.9 million to the University of Miami for the renovation of their baseball stadium, which was then renamed to “Alex Rodriguez Park at Mark Light Field”.
Alex could have been seen in many commercials for brands and names such as Pepsi Cola and Guitar Hero World Tour.