Shohei Ohtani – Biography, Facts & Life Story

Shohei Ohtani
Nickname Shotime
Gender Male
Age 28 years old (in 2022)
Date of Birth July 5, 1994
Full Name Shohei Ohtani
Profession Baseball Pitcher, Designated Hitter, Outfielder
Nationality Japanese
Birthplace Oshu, Iwate, Japan
Religion Christianity
Zodiac Sign Cancer

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Body Measurements 43-34-16 inches
Bodytype Athletic
Height 6 feet 3 inches (1.93 m)
Weight 92 kg (203 lbs)
Waist 34 inches
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
Shoe Size 11 (US)

Shohei Ohtani is professionally known by his nickname “Shotime”. He is a Japanese professional baseball pitcher, designated hitter, and outfielder for the Los Angeles Angels of Major League Baseball (MLB).

Previously, he played for the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters of Nippon Professional Baseball’s (NPB) Pacific League.


Shohei Ohtani has played at the national and international levels. He has made a broad career in the field of sports. He was so active during his school and college days and that’s the reason, he was so passionate about pursuing it as a career. Since then, he has been playing and taking part in various competitions and tournaments.

On the professional side, Shohei Ohtani started his career in 2013 and has been giving his best since then. Ohtani was selected to Japan’s Under-18 National Team that finished sixth at the 18U Baseball World Championship in Seoul, Korea.

In 2015, Ohtani was honored with a bronze medal with the Samurai Japan National Baseball Team at the Premier12.

Ohtani made two appearances as the number one starter for Japan against the Republic of Korea, winning Game 1 in the opening round and getting a no-decision in the semifinals. In addition, Ohtani was named the 2015 WBSC Baseball Player of the Year and the 2015 WBSC All-World Team.


Among various notable achievements, the professional player has won innumerable awards including the American League Most Valuable Player (2021), Commissioner’s Historic Achievement Award (2021), and 2× American League Player of the Month (June 2021, July 2021).


Shohei Ohtani Education

Qualification: Oshu City Mizusawa-Minami Junior High School, Anetai Elementary School Oshu, Hanamaki Higashi High School

Shohei Ohtani Career

Profession: Baseball Pitcher, Designated Hitter, Outfielder

Known For: Los Angeles Angels (#17 / Pitcher)

Net Worth: $3 Million Approx

Family & Relatives

Father: Toru Otani

Mother: Kayoko Otani

Brother: Ryuta Otani

Marital Status: Single

Shohei Ohtani Favorites

Hobbies: Video Game, Painting, Hiking, Travelling

Favorite Destination: Austria, Mexico

Favorite Food: Tacos, Ketchup

Favorite Color: Dark Gray, Green

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