(professional baseball outfielder and designated hitter)
Quick Facts of J. D. Martinez
|Age:||34 years 2 months|
|Birth Date:||August 21, 1987|
|Full Name:||J. D. Martinez|
|Birth Place:||Miami, Florida, United States|
|Net Worth:||$ 110 million|
|Salary:||23.75 million USD (2018)|
|Height / How tall :||6 feet 3 inches (1.91m)|
|Profession:||professional baseball outfielder and designated hitter|
|Father's Name:||Julio Martinez|
|Mother's Name:||Mayra Martinez|
|Education:||Flanagan High School, Nova Southeastern University|
|Hair Color:||Dark Brown|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Sagittarius, Gemini, Aries|
|Last Update:||September, 2021|
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Relationship Facts of J. D. Martinez
- J. D. Martinez is not having an affair with anyone presently.
- His sexual orientation is straight.
More about the relationship
J. D. Martinez is currently in a relationship with former cheerleader Ariana Aubert. The pair attended Flanagan High School together. They do not have any children from this relationship.
Who is J. D. Martinez?
J. D. Martinez is an American professional baseball outfielder and designated hitter. Currently, he plays for the Boston Red Sox of Major League Baseball. Additionally, he has also played in MLB for the Detroit Tigers, Arizona Diamondbacks, and Houston Astros.
J. D. Martinez’s Early Life, Childhood, and Education
Martinez was born as Julio Daniel “J. D.” Martinez in Miami, Florida on August 21, 1987. He was born to parents Julio Martinez and Mayra Martinez. Additionally, he developed a keen interest in the world of baseball since his childhood years. He is of American nationality. Furthermore, there are no details available about his ethnicity at present.
Talking about his education, Martinez attended Flanagan High School in Pembroke Pines. Additionally, he attended Nova Southeastern University and played college baseball for the Shark.
J. D. Martinez’s Career, Salary, Net Worth
After graduating in 2006, Martinez was selected by the Minnesota Twins in the 36th round, with the 1,086th overall selection. However, he did not sign but instead played college baseball for the Sharks from 2007 through 2009. Additionally, he was later selected by the Houston Astros in the 20th round of the 2009 Major League Baseball draft. In his three years at Astros, he hit .251 with 24 home runs. Furthermore, in the 2014 season, the Detroit Tigers signed Martinez. In addition, in his first 17 games, he hit 10 home runs and drove in 22 runs.
In the 2015 season, Martinez was a finalist for his first Gold Glove Award in right field. Later, he signed to a two-year, $18.5 million contract extension with the Tigers. Furthermore, more recently, in the 2017 season, he batted .305 with 16 home runs, 39 RBIs, and a 1.018 OPS. he joined the Arizona Diamondbacks for Dawel Lugo on July 18, 2017. Additionally, he signed a five-year, $110 million, contract with the Boston Red Sox on February 26, 2018. In the 2018 World Series, he hit a home run in the seventh inning to increase the Red Sox lead to 4-1.
Martinez won the Houston Astros Minor League Player of the Year in 2010. In addition, he has won 8 MLB Player of the Week. In 2015, he won the Silver Slugger Award. Furthermore, he also won the Hank Aaron Award in 2018.
Martinez’s current salary is 23.75 million USD. He has an estimated net worth of around $ 110 million at present.
J. D. Martinez’s Rumors and Controversy
Martinez became part of a controversy in 2013 after he posted on Instagram a quote that the anti-gun control advocates have falsely attributed to Adolf Hitler. At present, there are no rumors concerning Martinez’s life and career.
J. D. Martinez’s Body Measurements
Talking about his body measurement, Martinez has a height of 1.91 m. Additionally, he weighs around 99.8 kg. Furthermore, his hair color and eye color is dark brown.
J. D. Martinez’s Social Media
Martinez is active over the social media. He has a huge number of followers on social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter as well as Instagram. He has more than 135k followers on Twitter. In addition, he has more than 280k followers on Instagram. Similarly, his Facebook page has more than 10k followers.
References: (baseball-reference.com, espn.com, mlb.com, rotoworld.com)
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