Isabella Pujols is recognized as the adopted daughter of a Dominican-American former professional baseballer Albert Pujols. Her father is the first baseman and designated hitter who played in Major League Baseball for 22 seasons for the St. Louis Cardinals, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, and Los Angeles Dodgers.
Isabella was just two years old kid when her father Albert officially adopted her. Well, if that’s the case, who is Isabella Pujols’ biological father? Was she born with Down Syndrome? Besides, where is she today?
In this article today, we have come up with some interesting facts about the star kid. So, here we go.
Short Bio On Albert Pujol’s Child
|Full Name||Isabella Pujols|
|Date Of Birth||November 26, 1997|
|Famous For||Albert Pujols’ Adopted daughter|
|Ethnicity/ Nationality||Mixed/ American|
|Biological Father/ Mother||N/A, Deidra Pujols|
Isabella was Born with Down Syndrome; Know Her Age And Early Life
She was born with Down syndrome on November 26, 1997, in the United States of America. As of 2023, she is 25 years of age.
At the time of her birth, he mom Deidra Pujols was just 21 and already a single mother. Regarding this, Deidra once tweeted,
At 21, I wondered how I could raise a child w/ DS. 2day I wonder how I can live w/o her. Have faith n your situation!
So, until Isabella turns three, she was single-handedly raised by her mother. After that, her mom got married to a baseball player Albert Pujols and then she grew up alongside her mom and her husband in their hometown.
Besides, the celebrity daughter is of mixed ethnical background and holds American nationality.
Isabella Has Four Half-Siblings
From her mom’s marriage with Albert, Isabella has four half-siblings named Albert “AJ” Pujols Jr., Sophia Pujols, Ezra Pujols, and Esther Grace Pujols.
Among the four, Albert is her first younger brother born on January 10, 2001. He is currently 23 years of age and is majoring in Business Administration at Vanguard University. Apart from studying, he is also a golfer at University. Further, Isabella’s sister Sophia, 17 born on November 5, 2005, is also into the sports world just like her father and elder brother. She is a gymnast.
Likewise, Ezra is Pujols’s 13 years old half-brother who was born on February 5, 2010. Lastly, Esther is the youngest of all Isabella’s siblings. She came into this world on September 16, 2012, which made her 11 years of age in 2023 and at present, Esther must be a middle school student.
Isabella Pujols’ Dad filed for divorce after her mom’s Brain Surgery
When Isabella was just two years old, her mom Deidra married the athlete Albert. They walked down the aisle on January 1, 2000, in a private wedding ceremony. Since then, the couple had a graceful marital life. From their great marriage, Albert and Deidra welcomed their four children together.
But unfortunately, in the year 2022, the two-decade-long the couple decided to separate. It was Albert who filed for a divorce from his partner Deidra right after her successful brain surgery. In this regard, the St. Louis Cardinals star told,
“Sadly, after 22 years of marriage, I have made the decision to file for divorce from my wife, Deidre,”
Isabella’s dad further stated,
“I am thankful for the five beautiful children that we brought into this world and remain committed to raising them in a loving and safe environment, “I ask that you please respect our privacy and the privacy of our five children during this time.
Their divorce case was filed on April 4, 2022, citing irreconcilable differences.
Isabella Pujols Is The Adopted Daughter Of Albert Pujols; Who is Her Biological Father?
Regarding her biological father, there is no information available. But following her mom and Albert’s marriage in 200o, she was adopted officially by her dad Albert. Since her adoption, Albert Pujols embraced Isabella as his own.
The father-daughter share a beautiful relationship together. Daddy Pujols keeps praising his baby girl on his social media account. On World Down Syndrome day on March 21, 2016, he dedicated a post to Isabella which said,
This is Isabella. She is my daughter.She is smart. She is spontaneous. She loves to laugh. She has an unlimited ability to love. She sees people for who they are and not for what they do. She is not judgmental. She lives in the moment. She never holds a grudge. She never worries about tomorrow. She is the best teacher I have ever known.
She is perfectly created by God with an extra chromosome.She is my daughter and I am so proud to be her daddy.
She Is the Inspiration Behind Her Parent’s Organization Pujols Family Foundation
In 2005, her parents Deidra and Albert founded a charity organization named Pujols Family Foundation. The organization was launched with the only purpose to raise awareness of Down Syndrome, which in fact was greatly influenced by Isabella’s condition.
On her 23rd birthday, her beloved father open up about the real reason behind launching a foundation. It was actually Isabella who inspired him to think of this charitable organization. By wishing her on her birthday, the sportsman wrote in a caption,
Her life has been an inspiration to many and the catalyst for us creating the Pujols Family Foundation in 2005. – Happy Birthday, Bella! Today, I have much to be thankful for: Especially you!
Further, not only in an initiation of a foundation but Isabella has been an inspiration to her father Albert in person in many ways. Her innocence and different capability has taught her dad so much. Once on his Facebook, Albert put a status with praising words for Isabella. He wrote,
Isabella came into my life when I was just 18 years old. I cannot imagine my life without her. She has taught me so much about acceptance, patience, tolerance and seeing past first impressions.
Isabella Is An Athlete; She Is A Swimmer
Though she is a child born with a condition called Down Syndrome, this hasn’t let her stop to show her ability to the world. The star kid Isabella started showing her talent in swimming at a very young age. She is a gold-medalist swimmer.
In April 2016, her famous dad, Albert shared his kid’s accomplishment on his Twitter. By sharing Pujols’ innocent picture with a medal, Albert wrote,
Congrats to my amazing daughter Bella on winning 2 Gold medals today at her first Special Olympics swim meet!!
Her current stats in swimming is not known however we like to believe that Isabella hasn’t given up on swimming.
Where Is Isabella Pujols Today? Is She In A Relationship?
As of today, no update regarding her condition has been revealed. So, being an adult with Down syndrome, Isabella must be still under the care of her parents. With the fact that her mom and dad are divorced now, we believe that, at the moment, Isabella resides with her mom Deidra.
Further, about her being in a relationship, it’s not unusual for a 25-year-old lady to have a love life. And also a case like Down syndrome never is a barrier for an individual to choose their special one. So, assumptions can be made that she may be in a relationship with her boyfriend but we are not so sure until any authentic source reveals her dating status.
Is Isabella On Instagram?
According to several sources, Isabella is on Instagram with the username, @isabella.rosario24. But, while scrolling through her Insta picture, it seems like the Insta account doesn’t belong to Albert Pujols’ daughter, especially when we compared it with the pictures of Isabella that are shared by Albert on his social media account.
Her famous father Albert Pujols has shared her pictures on his Facebook which has 668k followers. Just once, Isabella appeared on her dad’s Instagram which has 359k followers in total.
Isabella’s Father is a rich man
Though Isabella is in her 20s, there is no update on her professional life. So, it’s obvious that her net worth is also under the wrap. Meanwhile, her famous father has an estimated fortune of $170 million as of 2023.