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Who is David Ortiz?
Many people have gained massive popularity due to their outstanding skills in sports like cricket, football, baseball, basketball and many more. David Ortiz also falls in the same category as an American-Dominican former baseball player.
He is known worldwide by millions of people as the player who used to play in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a designated hitter (DH). Moreover, David is the first sportsman who played 20 seasons with the Boston Red Box and the Minnesota Twins. Although his real name is David, he is known by his nickname ‘Big Papi’.
|Full Name||David Ortiz|
|Popular For||Designated hitter at MLB|
Birthday and Zodiac
|Age (As in 2021)||46 years old|
|Date of Birth||November 18, 1975|
|Birth Place||Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic|
|School/University||Estudia Espaillat High School|
|Height||6 feet 3 inches|
|Estimated net worth||$22 million|
Family and Relationship
|Father||Americo Enrique Ortiz|
|Mother||Angela Rosa Aries|
|Children||D’Angelo, Jessica, and Alexandro Ortiz|
Early Life and Educational Qualifications
David Ortiz was born on November 18, 1975 and raised by his parents Americo Enrique Ortiz, his father and Angela Rosa Aries, his mother in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. However, he is not the only child of his parents. He grew up with two brothers whose names are unknown and a sister named Albania Ortiz. When talking about his race, David holds an American nationality and is of black ethnicity.
Now talking about his educational qualifications, he completed his primary education at Estudia Espaillat High School.
Moving towards his career, he began his career in 1994 by playing for the club “Seattle Mariners” in the Arizona League. After staying four years in the club, he moved to “Minnesota Twins” in 1996. His first match in the Minnesota Twins was in 1992 and a decade after leaving the club. Finally, in 2003, David became a permanent DH for the club after he signed a contract with the “Boston Red Sox”. Due to his outstanding skills and capabilities, he was victorious in the Homerun Derby contest at the all-star game in 2010.
Moreover, in 2011, he became the 5th player to hit 300 home runs as a member of the Red Sox. Furthermore, David shot his 400th career home run in 2012. After he shot his 500th career double, he passed Harold Baines to become the all-time leader for hits by a DH in 2011. We can find detailed information about his stats and hall of fame on several online sources such as Wikipedia. Moreover, we can buy David Ortiz’s jersey on many online platforms.
Now moving next to his personal life, David is a married man who tied the marriage knot with his wife, Tiffany Ortiz, on November 16, 2002. David and Tiffany are blessed with D’Angelo, Jessica, and Alexandro Ortiz. However, in 2013 due to some personal reasons, the duo decided to have a separation, but they changed their mind, and now they are living a happy married life with their children. On June 9, 2019, David Ortiz was shot and severely wounded at a bar in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
Height, Weight, and Body Measurements
Born on November 18 1975, David Ortiz’s age is currently 46 years old. David is a tall man who stands at the height of 190 cm, which equals 6 feet 3 inches and weighs around 140 kg. Moreover, David is a fitness freak, so he does regular exercise and workouts to maintain his fit body. In addition to this, he looks beautiful with his black eyes and black hair. His other body measurements include approximately 44 inches chest, 35 inches waist, and 38 inches hips.
Net Worth and Social Media
David is a successful man who has established a successful career as a baseball player. According to some reports, he has amassed a considerable net worth of around $22 million, with which he lives a luxurious life.
Unlike other celebrities, David is very active on social media platforms such as Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. David has over 2 million followers on his personal Instagram account, where he shares lovely photos and videos. Moreover, we can also find him on Twitter under the username @davidortiz.
- He has over 2 million followers on his personal Instagram account, where he shares lovely photos and videos.
- We can find detailed information about his stats and hall of fame on several online sources such as Wikipedia.
- David is a married man who tied the marriage knot with his wife, Tiffany Ortiz, on November 16, 2002.
- On June 9, 2019, David Ortiz was shot and severely wounded at a bar in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
- David and Tiffany are blessed with D’Angelo, Jessica, and Alexandro Ortiz.
- Moving towards his career, he began his career in 1994 by playing for the club “Seattle Mariners” in the Arizona League.