David Américo Ortiz Arias or better known as David Ortiz nicknamed “Big Papi“, is a Dominican-American professional baseball player. Ortiz is a designated hitter who occasionally plays first base for the Boston Red Sox of Major League Baseball.
David Ortiz was born on November 18, 1975, in Santo Domingo, the capital city of the Dominican Republic. The oldest of four children, David was always the calming influence in his family. Easygoing and easy to poke fun at, the youngster had a wonderful sense of humor. He made friends everywhere he went.
Ortiz married Tiffany, from Kaukauna, Wisconsin, a town between the cities of Green Bay and Appleton. The couple has three children together. In 2013, he announced that he is separating from his wife.
Family of David Ortiz
- Spouse: Tiffany Ortiz (m. 2003)
- Children: Alexandra Ortiz, D’Angelo Ortiz, Jessica Ortiz