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

Relationship Facts of David Ortiz

David Ortiz is married to Tiffany Ortiz {Compare Couple}.
David Ortiz married on November 16, 2002.
💑 Anniversary in 267 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.

How many children do they share?

David Ortiz is currently married.

On November 16, 2002, Ortiz tied the knot with 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.

Who is David Ortiz?

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

He became a 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 was born to his father, Americo Enrique Ortiz, and his mother, Angela Rosa Arias. He is the eldest child among the 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 with 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 his first major-league hit.

Similarly, his first home run was on September 14, a 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 the 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 in 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 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 Sixto’s 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 reached 16 million.

Ortiz also has endorsements with various companies such as Coca-Cola, Dunkin’ Donuts, MasterCard, Jet Blue, New Balance, Marucci, etc.

From where he earned millions of dollars. Yearly, he received around $4.5 million in endorsements.

Philanthropy

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 on his biceps.

Social media

Ortiz has 2.2 million followers on Instagram. He already has 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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