Who is Charlise Castro?

Charlise Kristine Castro was born on 13 May 1992 under the sign of Taurus, in Saugerties, New York State USA, and is a 27-year-old model and personal fitness trainer. However, she is probably best recognized for being the wife of George Springe, a professional Major League Baseball (MLB) player.

How rich is she, as of now? Charlise Castro Net Worth

Charlise Castro’s net worth is over $1 million, earned from her brief career as a softball player, but mostly as a professional personal fitness trainer. Moreover, she probably shares the fortune of her famous husband George Springer, which is estimated at over $8 million.

Early Life, Nationality, Ethnicity

Charlise Castro spent her early years in New York, where she was raised by her father, Angel Castro, and her mother, Jenelle Castro. She also has a brother, named Andre Castro. Her nationality is American, and she belongs to white ethnicity.

Educational Background

Charlise went to Kingston High School. Upon matriculation, she enrolled in the University of Maryland-Eastern Shore, but later transferred to the University of Albany. Although Charlise was initially interested in Psychology, she eventually graduated her degree in Communications in 2014. Thereafter, she attended the University of Saint Rose, from which she earned a Master of Business Administration degree.

Softball Player – High School

Charlise Castro developed her love for playing softball very early. While in high school, she became a part of the school’s team as catcher and/or first base, and was eventually promoted to captain of the team in 2010. Charlise played basketball and volleyball as well, all of which led her to receive a Division I scholarship, and to being chosen to represent Puerto Rico as a member of its national team at the World Cup of Softball in 2012.

College Career

Thereafter, she continued to play softball at Maryland-Eastern Shore, and was named the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Rookie of the Year.

?‍♀️Come hang with me today @4:45 before Game2 of the World Series. Feel free to wear as much blue and orange as you want ???#jamsAreBack #takeitback

Posted by Charlise Springer on Wednesday, October 23, 2019

After transferring to Albany, she won her second significant recognition, named the 2012 American East Conference Player of the Year, which led her to become the second player in the history of the conference to win the league’s triple crown with .461 average, 13 home runs, and 53 RBIs.

Professional Career as a Personal Fitness Trainer

Although she received many offers to further pursue her career as a professional softball player, Charlise turned all down, and devoted herself to helping people to health and fitness. She currently works as a personal fitness trainer and wellness educator at SWEAT 1000, a gym located in Houston, Texas, and frequently shares workouts and various healthy recipes with her fans.

Appearance and Vital Statistics

  • Long dark brown hair
  • Dark brown eyes
  • Height – 5ft 10ins (1.78m)
  • Body Type – Hourglass
Charlise Castro

Engagement to Professional MLB Player

Charlise Castro met professional MLB player George Springer while she was playing softball internationally. They soon started dating, and in December 2016 announced their engagement. He prepared her a surprise when he proposed to her by writing the question “Will You Marry Me?” in the sand in San Jose del Cabo, Mexico, where they were on vacation. Later, the Houston Astros shared a photo of the proposal on their official Twitter account.

Glamorous Wedding

Charlise Castro and George Springer eventually tied the knot at a glamorous outdoor wedding ceremony on 20 January 2018 at the luxury Resort of Pelican Hill, located in Newport Beach, California.

She wore a mermaid-style wedding dress with lace. According to “Inside Wedding”, Charlise walked down the aisle to the theme song of “Game of Thrones”.

Who is Her Husband? George Springer Short Wiki/Bio

George Chelston Springer III was born on 19 September 1989 under the sign of Virgo, in New Britain, Connecticut USA, of Panamanian and Puerto Rican ancestry. There he was raised by his father, George Jr., who played American Football at college for the UConn Huskies, and participated in the 1976 Little League World Series in baseball, and his mother, Laura, who was a top-level gymnast. He has two sisters named Lena and Nicole, both of whom were softball players at college.

Amateur Career

George went to New Britain High School, but after a year transferred to Avon Old Farms School in Avon, Connecticut, and joined the school’s baseball team. Although chosen in the 48th round of the MLB Draft in 2008 by the Minnesota Twins, George turned down the offer as he didn’t consider himself ready. Instead he enrolled into the University of Connecticut, and continued playing baseball for the Connecticut Huskies team. Distinguishing himself as a player, George was eventually named to First Team All-American, and won the 2011 Big East Conference Player of the Year Award.

Professional Career – Minor Leagues

George’s professional playing career began when he was selected as the 11th overall pick in the first round of the 2011 MLB Draft by the Houston Astros. After signing a contract with the team, George played in minor leagues, and in the Texas League All-Star Game, and won its Most Valuable Player (MVP) award, and was named the Texas League Player of the Year.

Professional Career – Major Leagues

In 2014, George made his MLB debut for the Astros in the game against the Kansas City Royals. He finished his rookie season with 78 games played, batting average .231 with 20 home runs, 51 RBIs, and 114 strikeouts. In the following year, they won the MLB wild card and competed at the 2015 American League Division Series.

During the 2016 season, George improved his skills and played in all 162 games, scoring 116 runs, 29 home runs, and 88 walks. In 2017, he was shifted from the position of right field to center field, and soon was named as the American League Player of the Week. During the same year, George played his first MLB All-Star Game, and finished the season winning the Silver Slugger Award. Moreover, he has made two more MLB All-Star appearance – in 2018 and 2019 – and won the 2019 Silver Slugger Award.

Stuttering

George Springer is also known for stuttering. He developed various techniques which help him talk fluently. In fact, George currently serves as the spokesperson at the Stuttering Association for the Young.

Author

Benjy is currently a reporter for BiographyPedia based in Adelaide, Australia. Prior to joining BiographyPedia in July 2019, he was a Bizarre TV reporter and theatre critic at TheSun. Benjy has also written for DailyMail and TMZ. Benjy studied journalism at Goldsmiths University of London, graduating in 2009. You can contact him at [email protected]

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