David Ortiz net worth and salary: David Ortiz is a Dominican-born professional baseball player who has a net worth of $55 million. David Ortiz has earned his net worth from his position of designated hitter for the Boston Red Sox of Major League Baseball, and from his former position with the Minnesota Twins team from 1997-2002. He is a seven time All-Star player who also holds the Red Sox single season record for total number of home runs in a regular season with 54. Ortiz was awarded in 2005 with a plaque announcing he was "the greatest clutch-hitter in the history of the Boston Red Sox", by the Red Sox owners. David Ortiz nicknamed "Big Papi", was born on November 18, 1975 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, however he became a US citizen in Boston on June 11, 2008. Ortiz was signed by the Seattle Mariners in 1992, after graduating from Estudia Espallat High School in the Dominican Republic. He played baseball for the Mariners farm team the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers until 1996, and he was then traded to the Minnesota Twins. He made his Twins debut in September 1997, after completing six seasons with the Twins; Ortiz hit 58 home runs and 238 RBI. Ortiz and his wife Tiffany have three children: Jessica, Alexandra, and D'Angelo. His wife Tiffany comes from Kaukauna, Wisconsin so since the two have been married David has become a Green Bay Packers football fan. The sporting goods company Reebok revealed their new shoe called the Big Papi 10M Mid Baseball cleat, in April 2007. Ortiz first used the cleat during the 2007 MLB All Star Game in San Francisco, California. Ortiz is very active in charity work he founded The David Ortiz Children's Fund in 2007. This fund supports many different causes, and it allows Ortiz to donate to children who are in the most need. He also released his own Charity Wine label in 2008 with all the proceeds going to the David Ortiz Children's Fund. The wine called Vintage Papi proceeded to raise $150,000 for charity.
David Ortiz Net Worth
Date of Birth
Nov 18, 1975 (40 years old)
Baseball player, Actor
6 ft 4 in (1.95 m)
230 lbs (104.33 kg)
David Américo Ortiz Arias, David Americo Ortiz, Big Papi, The Big Cat
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David Ortiz Earnings
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- Boston Red Sox (2013-14)$14,000,000
- Boston Red Sox (2012-13)$14,575,000
- Boston Red Sox (2011-12)$12,500,000
- Boston Red Sox (2010-11)$13,000,000
- Boston Red Sox (2009-10)$13,000,000
- Boston Red Sox (2008-09)$13,000,000
- Boston Red Sox (2007-08)$13,250,000
- Boston Red Sox (2006-07)$6,500,000
- Boston Red Sox (2005-06)$5,250,000
- Boston Red Sox (2004-05)$4,587,500
- Boston Red Sox (2003-04)$1,250,000
- Minnesota Twins (2002-03)$950,000
- Minnesota Twins (2001-02)$260,000
- Minnesota Twins (2000-01)$220,000
- Minnesota Twins (1998-99)$170,000
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