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Shohei Ohtani Height, Weight, Age, Girlfriend, Family

Shohei Ohtani Quick Info
Height 6 ft 4 in
Weight 95 kg
Date of Birth July 5, 1994
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Eye Color Dark Brown

Shohei Ohtani is a Japanese professional baseball pitcher, designated hitter, and outfielder who as of July 2023, had been playing for the Los Angeles Angels of Major League Baseball. Previously, Shohei had played for the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters of Nippon Professional Baseball‘s (NPB) Pacific League. He is particularly known for his batting and pitching resemblance to that of prominent players Babe Ruth and Bullet Rogan.

Born Name

Ōtani Shōhei

Nick Name


Shohei Ohtani at the Tomodachi Charity Baseball Camp held March 21 at the Tokyo Dome
Shohei Ohtani at the Tomodachi Charity Baseball Camp held March 21 at the Tokyo Dome (U.S. Army Garrison Japan / Flickr / Public Domain)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Ōshū, Iwate, Japan





Shohei opted to attend and play baseball for Hanamaki Higashi High School in Iwate Prefecture, Northern Japan. In high school, Ohtani was coached by Hiroshi Sasaki.


Baseball Player


  • Father – Kayoko Ohtani
  • Mother – Toru Ohtani
  • Siblings – Ryuta Ohtani (Older Brother) (Baseball Player), Yuka (Older Sister)

Net Worth

Shohei Ohtani’s net worth was ‘$10,000,000’ according to ‘Celebrity Net Worth’.




6 ft 4 in or 193 cm


95 kg or 209.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Shohei has dated –

  1. Kamalani Dung – Rumored
  2. Ice Spice – Rumored
  3. In February 2024, Shohei announced that he had tied the knot with someone from his native country of Japan. However, he didn’t reveal his wife’s name.
Shohei Ohtani #17 Los Angeles Angels in a picture taken on July 8, 2022
Shohei Ohtani #17 Los Angeles Angels in a picture taken on July 8, 2022 (Mogami Kariya / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Race / Ethnicity


Shohei has Japanese ancestry.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Straight eyebrows
  • Thin lips
  • Towering physical appearance

Brand Endorsements

Shohei has appeared in commercials for several brands such as –

  • Loan Depot
  • Sony Interactive Entertainment
  • SiriusXM Satellite Radio

Shohei Ohtani Favorite Things

  • Anime Character – Goro Shigeno


Shohei Ohtani #17 Los Angeles Angels in a picture that was taken in July 2022
Shohei Ohtani #17 Los Angeles Angels in a picture that was taken in July 2022 (Mogami Kariya / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Shohei Ohtani Facts

  1. Ohtani was born in Mizusawa which is now a part of Ōshū to parents who were athletically inclined. His mother was a high school national-level badminton player whereas his father played an amateur baseball player in the Japanese Industrial League.
  2. Shohei earned the nickname “yakyū shōnen” meaning “a child who lives, eats, and breathes baseball”.
  3. It was his father who began to coach at an early age and had already developed skills in the sport by elementary school.
  4. He attended the same school as pitcher Yusei Kikuchi and also admired his work.
  5. Aside from baseball, Shohei was also a swimmer in high school. He was described by his coach Hiroshi Sasaki to be a fast swimmer.
  6. At the age of 18, Shohei threw a 160 km/h (99 mph) fastball pitch.
  7. He made his debut with Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters in their season-opening game on March 29, 2013.
  8. Some of his career highlights include three MLB All-Star awards (2021–2023), two All-MLB First Team (2021,[b] 2022[c]), two All-MLB Second Team (2021,[d] 2022[e]), a Silver Slugger Award (2021), two Edgar Martínez Award (2021, 2022), Commissioner’s Historic Achievement Award (2021), and AP Athlete of the Year (2021).
  9. He knows Spanish and English. However, he is not fluent in them both.
  10. Shohei was chosen to be an ambassador for Porsche Japan as part of their ‘Porsche Driving Athlete’. He has also partnered with various international brands including Fanatics, Topps, Panini, Asics, Descente, Hugo Boss in Japan, FTX, Kowa, Mitsubishi Bank, and Salesforce.
  11. He became an ambassador for New Balance in 2023.
  12. In December 2023, Shohei signed a 10-year deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers for $700 million. As of December 2023, this was the largest deal in MLB history.
  13. In December 2023, Shohei gifted a Porsche to Dodgers’ teammate Joe Kelly’s wife Ashley on Christmas. She had allegedly campaigned on social media to get Shohei to sign with the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Featured Image By Mogami Kariya / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0

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