Shohei Ohtani Bio: Age, Parents, Siblings, Wife, Children, Net Worth

Shohei Ohtani
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Shohei Ohtani Bio: Age, Parents, Siblings, Wife, Children, Net Worth—

Shohei Ohtani is a Japanese professional baseball pitcher and designated hitter for the Los Angeles Dodgers of Major League Baseball (MLB).

He has previously played in MLB for the Los Angeles Angels and the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters of Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB).

Internationally, Ohtani represented Japan in the 2023 World Baseball Classic, winning the MVP Award for the tournament following Japan’s victory over the USA.

The final game was one of the most-watched baseball games in history, culminating with Ohtani striking out Angels teammate and USA captain Mike Trout on a full count, securing a 3–2 win and Japan’s third title.

Ohtani was listed in Forbes 30 under 30 Asia class of 2018 in the field of Entertainment & Sports.

Shohei Ohtani
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Shohei Ohtani Age

Shohei Ohtani was born on July 5, 1994, in Mizusawa (now part of Ōshū), Iwate, Japan. He turns 29 years old in 2023.

Shohei Ohtani Parents

Ohtani parents are Kayoko Otani and Toru Otani. His mother was a national-level badminton player in high school

His father worked at a local automobile manufacturing plant and was an amateur baseball player who played in the Japanese Industrial League.

Shohei Ohtani Siblings

Ohtani has two siblings: an older sister, Yuka Ohtani , and an older brother, Ryuta Ohtani , who is also an amateur baseball player in the Japanese Industrial League.

Shohei Ohtani Wife

Shohei Ohtani announced that he got married to a “Japanese woman”. However, he did not reveal her identity.

While he didn’t say when he got married, the 29-year-old did reveal that the pair got engaged last year, and his now-wife lives in Japan but joined him in the United States for spring training, the Los Angeles Times reported.

The Dodgers star described her as a “normal Japanese woman” and not some type of celebrity.

“To all my friends and fans throughout, I have an announcement to make: Not only have I begun a new chapter in my career with the Dodgers, but I also have begun a new life with someone from my native country of Japan who is very special to me and I wanted everyone to know I am now married,” the post read.

Shohei Ohtani Children

As of the time of publishing this article (March 2024), Shohei Ohtani has no children.

Shohei Ohtani Net Worth

As of March 2024,Shohei Ohtani’s net worth is estimated to be roughly $50 Million.

In addition to his $2 million baseball salary, Shohei earns $40-50 million per year from endorsements.

His endorsement deals have been with such brands as Seiko Watch, Panini, Oakley, Fanatics, Hugo Boss, and Topps.

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