Shohei Ohtani Wife, Age, Career Stats, Net Worth, and More

Shohei ohtani biography
Shohei Ohtani biography
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Shohei Ohtani is a Japanese national professional baseball pitcher who currently plays for the Los Angeles Dodgers in the MLB. In recent times, Ohtani has been widely regarded as the best modern baseball player by both fans and experts alike. 

Today, at Know Your Celebrity, we’ll take you on tour around the complete biography of Shotime Ohtani.

Wiki/Stat

Real Name/Full NameShohei Ohtani/Ōtani Shōhei/大谷 翔平
NicknameShotime
ProfessionBaseball Player

Body Measurements and Physical Stats

Height1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight210 lbs
Hair Color and Eye ColorBlack and Black

Personal Life and Birth Info

Date of BirthJuly 5, 1994
Age (As of 2024)29 Years
BirthplaceŌshū, Iwate, Japan
NationalityJapanese
Zodiac SignCancer
Current HometownŌshū, Iwate, Japan
QualificationHigh School graduate
SchoolAnetai Elementary School Oshu, Oshu City Mizusawa-Minami Junior High School, Hanamaki Higashi High School
ReligionChristianity
EthnicityJapanese
Blood GroupNA
HobbiesReading Manga, Japanese Comics, Working Out
Controversies (If Any)ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith faced criticism for saying Ohtani shouldn’t be the face of baseball because he needs an interpreter. People found this insensitive, especially due to anti-Asian violence. Smith apologized later.
Ohtani’s contract with the Dodgers broke records. Some debated if the deferral structure was fair and legal and how it might affect the league’s fairness.
Ohtani’s $700 million contract with the Dodgers included an “opt-out” clause, sparking mixed opinions from fans.
When the Toronto Blue Jays showed interest in Ohtani, it caused controversy. People discussed how he would balance pitching and hitting, adapt to a new culture, and the financial implications.
During a game, an umpire checked Ohtani’s equipment for foreign substances, adding to discussions about his performance.
TattooNone
AddressUSA
Current HabitatUSA
Phone NumberNA
Fun Fact: Despite belonging to a Japanese ethnicity (where people follow Shintoism), Shohei Ohtani and his family members practice Christianity.

Baseball Career: Style, Stats, and Achievements

Batting HandLeft
Pitching HandRight

International Stats

CategoryCareer (As of 2023)
WAR34.7
AB2483
H681
HR171
BA.274
R428
RBI437
SB86
OBP.366
SLG.556
OPS.922
OPS+148

MLB Stats

StatsBatting
BattingCareer Batting
SEASONTEAM20182019202020212022
LAALAALAALAALAA
Season Averages
GP10410644155157
AB326384153537586
R59512310390
H9311029138160
2B212062630
3B25086
HR221874634
RBI61622410095
BB3733229672
HBP2202611
SO10211050189161
SB101272611
CS431109
AVG.285.286.190.257.273
OBP.361.343.291.372.356
SLG.564.505.366.592.519
OPS.925.848.657.965.875
OPS+
Expanded Batting
SEASONTEAM20182019202020212022
LAALAALAALAALAA
P367425175639666
PA1455168373925942546
P/PAXB3.963.964.224.063.82
H4543138070
XBH18419456318304
BB2602014
HBP20045
GDP32076
SF00000
SH14023
CS0002612
SB%0.710.800.880.720.55
Advanced Batting
SEASONTEAM20182019202020212022
LAALAALAALAALAA
WAR2.72.5-0.14.93.4
OWAR2.72.4-0.14.93.5
RC65.466.417.4118.4107.0
RC/277.36.23.77.66.5
ISO.279.219.176.335.246
SEC.411.328.359.544.372
AB/HR14.821.321.911.717.2
BB/PA0.1010.0780.1260.1500.108
K/BB0.360.300.440.510.45
GO9913851139184
FO12614052211244
GO/FO0.81.01.00.70.8
Pitching
SEASONTEAM20182020202120222023
LAALAALAALAALAA
Season Averages
GP102232823
GS102232823
W4091510
L21295
W%.667.000.818.625.667
WAR1.2-0.54.16.14.0
ERA3.3137.803.182.333.14
WHIP1.166.601.091.011.06
IP51.21.2130.1166.0132.0
K/BB2.90.43.55.03.0
K/9839.111.810.2
HR197464446
ER3889812485
SV190464546
HLD190464332
BS00000
Opponent Batting
SEASONTEAM20182020202120222023
LAALAALAALAALAA
PTB85380202726292094
FP-TB21116533660531
OBA.203.375.207.203.200
OOBP.289.688.286.258.280
OSLG.332.375.351.316.332
OOPS.6211.063.637.574.612
2B60232315
3B00020
HR60151418
TB623166193154
RBI176364147
BB1010211
SAC00200
SF10431
IB00200
BB00200
Expanded Pitching
SEASONTEAM20182020202120222023
LAALAALAALAALAA
P85.340.088.193.991.0
SP16.548.015.615.815.9
IP11.016.210.811.911.4
QS50141612
CG00001
SHO00001
OGS48.633.058.562.7
CG%502150165
SHO%753173229
HLD0.70.70.90.70.8
IR00000
IRS50245
W00000
L00000
SV00000
BS00000
Fielding
SEASONTEAM20182020202120222023
LAALAALAALAALAA
POSPPDHPLF
GP10240231
GS10240230
INN51.71.70.0130.31.0
TC700180
PO700180
A00000
E00000
DP00010
FPCT1.000.000.000.944.000
SB10010
CS10000
CS%0.000.944
ER
ADJ FLD %
Source: ESPN

MLB Awards

AwardYears
2× American League Most Valuable Player2021, 2023
Commissioner’s Historic Achievement Award2021
4× American League Player of the MonthJune 2021, July 2021, June 2023, July 2023
7× American League Player of the WeekApril 8, 2018; September 9, 2018; June 20, 2021; July 4, 2021; June 18, 2023; July 2, 2023; July 30, 2023
3× Major League Baseball All-Star Game selection2021, 2022, 2023
American League Rookie of the Year2018
Hank Aaron Award2023
2× Silver Slugger Award at Designated Hitter2021, 2023
3× Edgar Martínez Outstanding Designated Hitter Award2021, 2022, 2023
3× Los Angeles Angels Player of the Year2021, 2022, 2023
2× Nick Adenhart Pitcher of the Year Award2021, 2022
Players Choice Award for Player of the Year2021
2× Players Choice Award for American League Outstanding Player2021, 2023

Media Awards

AwardYears
2× Associated Press AP Athlete of the Year2021, 2023
2× Baseball America Major League Player of the Year2021, 2023
Baseball America Rookie of the Year Award2018
Baseball Digest Player of the Year2021
Sporting News Athlete of the Year2021
Sporting News MLB Player of the Year Award2021
Sporting News Rookie of the Year Award2018
3× ESPY Award winner (Best Major League Baseball Player)2021, 2022, 2023
ESPY Award winner (Best Male Athlete)2022
Topps All-Star Rookie Team2018
CategoryHome runs leaderOn-base percentage leaderSlugging percentage leaderOn-base plus slugging leaderTotal bases leaderIntentional base on balls leaderTriples leaderAt bats per home run leaderPower–speed number leaderWins above replacement leaderWin probability added leaderStrikeouts per nine innings pitched leader
Times111111111211
Seasons2023202320232023202320212021202120212021, 202320212022

Family, Relationship, Affairs

Marital StatusMarried
WifeNot Yet Disclosed
ParentsKayoko Ohtani, Toru Ohtani
SiblingsYuka (Elder Sister), Ryuta (Elder Brother)

Did you know? Shohei Ohtani comes from an athletic family tree! His mother was a national-level badminton while his father was an amateur baseball player. Professionally, though, he used to work at an automobile manufacturing plant.

Net Worth and Salary

Net Worth$17 million (As of 2023), Expected $50 million+
Source of IncomeInternational, League Games and Endorsements
Instagramhttps://www.instagram.com/shoheiohtani/
Twitter/Xhttps://twitter.com/shoheisaveus
Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/LAAShoheiOhtani/
YouTubeNA
SnapchatNA
LinkedInNA

Social Media Followers

Instagram Followers7.6M
Twitter/X Followers157.5K
Facebook Followers83K
YouTube SubscribersNA
Snapchat SubscribersNA

Facts About Shohei Ohtani Worth Knowing

  • At the early stages of his career, Shohei Ohtani could have joined top baseball teams in high school. Surprisingly, he chose to stay local.
  • He attended the same school where his idol pitcher, Yusei Kikuchi, used to study.
  • At Hanamaki Higashi High School, Ohtani participated in both baseball and swimming.
  • His high school coach, Hiroshi Sasaki, believed Ohtani had the potential to qualify for the Olympics due to his swimming abilities.
  • On October 21, 2012, Ohtani announced his decision to pursue a career in Major League Baseball (MLB) rather than playing professionally in Japan.
  • Ohtani was selected as the first overall pick by the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters in the 2012 draft.
  • He played for the Fighters in the Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) league from 2013 to 2017.
  • Ohtani contributed to the Fighters’ victory in the 2016 Japan Series.
  • His remarkable performance during the MLB season led to him being recognized as one of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People of 2021.
  • In 2023, Ohtani achieved a historic feat by becoming the first MLB player to record 10 wins and 40 home runs in a single season.

What is a Shohei Ohtani height and weight?

Ohtani is 193cm tall and weighs around 201 lbs.

How many wins does Ohtani have?

In NPB, Shohei Ohtani has 42 wins. While in the MLP, he has 38 wins against his name.

What culture is Shohei Ohtani?

Shohei belongs to an ethnic Japanese culture but follows Christianity.

Is Shohei Ohtani a US citizen?

Ohtani Shohei is a Japanese national.

Is Shohei Ohtani married?

Yes, Shohei Ohtani is married. He announced his marriage via a social media post on February 29th, 2024.

Who is Shohei Ohtani wife?

The name of Shohei Ohtani wife isn’t disclosed yet. As per him, she is an ordinary Japanese woman.

That is it for today. Hope you’ve liked our detailed fact and stat-based Shohei Ohtani biography. Remember, the career stats are sourced from official web pages. These are subject to change with every passing season. Either check in here or browse the official sites for updated info.