Nicky Lopez is an American professional baseball player who currently plays as second baseman for Kansas City Royals at the MLB. He had an amazing college and high school career and made his professional debut in 2016. Ever since then, he is relentless and everyday trying to improve his overall game.
Nicky was born on 13th March 1995 in Naperville, Illinois. He was born in a Hispanic family and believes in Christianity. His parents Bob Lopez and Angela Lopez have three children and Nicky is known to have grown up with his two brothers named Anthony and Bobby. He started playing baseball when he was three. Nicky has completed his high school graduation from Naperville Central High School and was known to have also been part of the school baseball team. He later attended Creighton University to continue with college baseball.
Nicky Lopez Career
Nicky started his career in high school where he was part of the school team and later continued with the collegiate level game. He managed to have an excellent college and high school record over the years and came off as a great MLB prospect. Nicky started his professional career in 2016 when he was drafted in the 163rd overall pick by Kansas City Royals. He started playing with a minor team, the Burlington Royals in his first year, and the following year, he played for the Wilmington Blue Rocks and Northwest Arkansas Naturals. The same year, he also played with Surprise Saguaros in the Arizona Fall League.
In 2018, he played with Northwest Arkansas and Omaha Storm Chasers after which he officially made his professional debut with the Kansas City Royals in the MLB in 2019. He played his first-ever game against Texas Rangers and maintained his form during the season. In 2020, he was nominated for the Gold Glove but could not win the wards. In the 2021 season, he injured himself and appeared as a Royals shortstop but could not compete due to another injury. He was listed in the All-Star Ballot for a hitter position in 2021 even though he was unable to play the season.
Nicky Lopez Biography
|Real Name||Nicholas Lopez|
|Birth Date||13 March 1995|
|Age (as of 2021)||26 Years|
|Birth Place||Naperville, Illinois, United States|
|Height||in feet inches – 5’ 11” – in Centimeters – 180 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 79 kg – in Pounds – 174 lbs|
|Chest Size||40 inches|
|Waist Size||34 inches|
|Biceps Size||16 inches|
|Shoe Size||10 (U.S.)|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|School||Naperville Central High School|
|Marital Status||In Relation|
Nicky has not shared much about his personal life and relationships but is currently believed to be in a relationship with Sydney Lamberty. She is a year older than Nicky and is also his best friend. The two have had a long relationship and have been together for the past 6 years. They are also rumored to get married soon.
Nicky currently has a huge following of 15.2k on his Instagram account while on his Twitter account, he has a following of 10.1k. He also uses the Cameo calls platform to connect with his fan club.
Nicky Lopez Net Worth
Nicky is known to have played baseball since he was in high school and has won several matches. He earlier earned through price money and rewards but he now has a regular income as a professional player. His net worth as of 2021 is estimated to be around $1.5mllion.
- He is also known by the nickname Shorts.
- Nicky recently switched his jersey number from 1 to 8 to enable Jarrod Dyson to wear number 1.
- He was injured in the finals of Spring Training and ended up on the injured list in 2021.
- He loved playing basketball and football also.
- His father was also a baseball player who played for the national team and is also honored in the Chicago hall of Fame.
- He used to play softball with his father.
- He calls himself a two-sport person.
- His father was ASA’s first-team all-American from 1988 to 2003 and USSA all-American in 1994.