David Ortiz Biography

(Former Baseball Player, Brand Endorsement)

Award winner David Ortiz AKA Big Papi is a former Major League Baseball player.

More about the relationship

David Ortiz is currently married.

On November 16, 2002, Ortiz tied a knot with a Tiffany Ortiz, who is a humanitarian and entrepreneur. She is from Kaukauna, Wisconsin.

Together they have three children, Jessica Ortiz, D’Angelo, and Alexandra Ortiz. He and his family resided in Miami. In 2013, Ortiz said that he is going to split up from his wife. However, their relationship restores in 2014.

Relationship Facts of David Ortiz

  • David Ortiz is married to Tiffany Ortiz {Compare Couple}.
  • David Ortiz married on November 16, 2002.
  • 💑 Anniversary in 141 days 💑
  • She is mother of Three(Jessica, Alexandra, and D'Angelo).
  • David Ortiz is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • Her sexual orientation is straight.

Who is David Ortiz?

Seven-time Silver Slugger Award winner David Ortiz AKA Big Papi is a former Major League Baseball player.

He became designated hitter and a first baseman to play 20 seasons in MLB.

David Ortiz- Birth Age, Family, Education

David Ortiz was born on November 18, 1975, in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

He is Dominican-American who born to father, Americo Enrique Ortiz, and mother, Angela Rosa Arias. He is the eldest child among four children of his parents.

Ortiz graduated from Estudia Espaillat High School, located in the Dominican Republic.

To talk about his ethnicity he is first Dominican. Later, On June 11, 2008, he received a United State Citizenship at John F.Kennedy Library in Boston.

David Ortiz- Career

Professional MLB Career

Ortiz started his baseball career from the Seattle Mariners club on November 18, 1992.

On September 2, 1997, Ortiz made his first MLB debut for the Minnesota Twins. In his second game, he gets a first major-league hit. Similarly, his first home run was on September 14, match against Texas Rangers. He stayed in this club for five years.

Boston Red Sox

In 2003, he signed a contract with Boston Red Sox, an American Professional baseball team. He played a total of 14 seasons for this team. He made history as a greatest clutch-hitter, the Boston ever had. In 2010, he won the Homerun Derby contest. Moreover, he was a ten-time All-Star as well as a three-time World Series Champion. He also received a Silver Slugger Award for seven-time.

On October 2, 2016, he appeared in MLB for the last time. After that, he officially retired from 2017.

David Ortiz- 2019 gun Shot Incident

On June 9, 2019, Ortiz was shot by a gun, in his back. This incident took place at the Dial Bar and Lounge in East Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. As from the camera footage, two men came on a motorcycle. Then, one man got off and shot him in the back.

After that incident, he was immediately taken to the nearer clinic called Abel Gonzalez. Then three Physicians perform a six-hour-long operation to save him. Later, he moves to the Massachusetts General Hospital for his further treatment.

On June 19, It was found that Ortiz is not the intended victim. The intended victim was Sixto David Fernandez. This crime was ordered by the Sixto cousin Gomez Vasquez.

In July 2019, he was discharged from the Massachusetts General Hospital.

Net worth, Salary, Rumor

Ortiz is a former MLB player. He accumulated a good sum of money from his overall career. According to the source, his estimated net worth is $55 million as per 2022’s data. In the last season of 2015 and 2016, his salary was reached 16 million.

Ortiz also endorsements with various companies such as Coca-Cola, Dunkin’ Donuts, MasterCard, Jet Blue, New Balance, and Marucci, etc. From where he earned millions of dollars. Yearly, he received around $4.5 million in endorsements.


Ortiz and his wife Tiffany both are active in social work as well as in charity. In 2007, he established The David Ortiz  Children’s Fund. In the following year, he opened his own Charity Wine label. The wine helps him to lift $150 thousand for charity.

Body Measurement, Height, Weight

Ortiz is 6 feet 4 inches tall and his weight is 95 kg. He has dark brown eyes and black hair.

In January 2002, Ortiz’s mother died due to a car accident. So, he has a tattoo of his beloved mother’s on his biceps.

Social media

Ortiz has 2.2 million followers on Instagram. He already has been posted more than 1026 posts on his Instagram wall.

He also joined the Twitter community in April 2009 and has 1.5 million followers on it.

Besides, he is also active on Facebook and more than 1.9 people follow him on his Facebook Account.

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