David Americo Ortiz Arias aka David Ortiz was popularly known by the nickname “Big Papi”, is a Dominican- American professional baseball player. He played as the designated hitter in MLB. He also played for the ‘Minnesota Twins’.
He was the first baseman who played 20 seasons with Boston Red Box. A retired professional baseball player, David Ortiz’s net worth estimated at $55 million. He accumulated this huge net worth from his baseball playing career.
Here is everything you need to know about David Ortiz.
David Ortiz was born on November 8, 195, in Santo Domingo, the Dominican Republic to parent Americo Enrique Ortiz and Angela Rosa Aries. He was the oldest child of his parents and has two brothers and one sister.
Talking about his education, Ortiz attended Estudia Espaillat High School in his hometown. He started playing baseball during his young age of childhood.
David Ortiz started his career by playing baseball for his school team. He started his professional baseball career on November 18, 1992, after he was picked by Seattle Mariners in 1994 in Arizona League.
After playing for four years in the club, he joined ‘Minnesota Twins’ in 1996. He debuted in the year 1997 and played for five years.
In 2002, he lost his mother and due to disturbance, he could not play a whole season.
In 2003, he signed a contract with Boston Red Sox. He became a regular designated hitter at the club. He led the American League in RBIs and finished second in home runs. He was called ‘The Greatest Clutch-Hitter” in the history of the Boston Red Sox.
He signed a one-year contract extension for the 2015 season on the club which was worth $16 million. In 2017, he retired from baseball.
He has won three-time “World Series Championship” and also a nine-time All-Star Winner.
Net Worth and Earnings
According to Celebrity Net Worth, David Ortiz’s net worth estimated at $55 million as of 2019. He has earned a good sum of money from his playing career.
He also earns a good sum of money from his endorsement deal with Reebok.
Personal Life and Relationship
Talking about the personal life of David Ortiz, he was married to Tiffany Ortiz. Tiffany Ortiz is an American humanitarian and entrepreneur.
The couple first met in Wisconsin when Ortiz was attending the Seattle Minor League. After dating for eight years, David and Tiffany tied the knot. The couple together has three lovely children. The couple lives along with the family in Weston, Massachusetts.
Their first child a daughter Jessica Ortiz was born on 23 October 1996, whereas their second daughter Alexandra Ortiz was born on 22 March 2001. The couple welcomed their son D’Angelo Ortiz on July 101 2004.
After living together of 13 years, the couple failed to continue their relationship and decided to file a divorce.
However, they reunite again after a few months. As of now, there are no rumors related to their divorce and they are living happily together.
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