David Ortiz Net Worth
David Ortiz Net Worth and Salary: David Ortiz is a Dominican-born retired professional baseball player who has a net worth of $55 million. David Ortiz is most famous for playing for the Boston Red Sox of Major League Baseball. He is a seven time All-Star player who also holds the Red Sox's single season record for total number of home runs in a regular season with 54. In 2005 Ortiz was awarded with a plaque naming him "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. 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 when he was then traded to the Minnesota Twins. He made his Twins debut in September 1997. During his time in Minnnesota, David Ortiz hit 58 home runs and had 238 RBI. His time with the Boston Red Sox would prove highly successful and solidified his status as a baseball legend. David helped the Red Sox win the World Series three times; in 2004, 2007 and 2013. He was a 10 time All-Star.
Salary Highlights: During his time in baseball, David Ortiz earned a little under $160 million in salary. His peak salary was the $16 million he earned in both of his final two seasons, 2015 and 2016. He also earned tens of millions from endorsements with companies like MasterCard, JetBlue, Coca-Cola and Buffalo Wild Wings, Dunkin' Donuts, New Balance and Marucci.
Personal Life and Philanthropy: David Ortiz and his wife Tiffany have three children: Jessica, Alexandra, and D'Angelo. His wife Tiffany comes from Kaukauna, Wisconsin. They are both very active in charity work. He founded The David Ortiz Children's Fund in 2007. 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.
|Net Worth:||$55 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Nov 18, 1975 (44 years old)|
|Height:||6 ft 4 in (1.95 m)|
|Profession:||Baseball player, Actor|
David Ortiz Earnings
- 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