Fernando Tatís Jr.

by MKhanal 30 Dec,2021
Fernando Tatís Jr.
Body Stats
Height 6 Feet 3 Inch
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Fernando Gabriel Tatís Medina Jr.
  • Birth Place San Pedro de Macoris
  • Famous Name El Nino
  • Father Fernando Tatis
  • Mother Maria Tatis
  • Net Worth $50 Million
  • Salary $25 Million
  • Nationality Dominician
  • Ethnicity Mixed
  • Profession baseball player
  • Currently Working For San Diego Padres
  • Religion Christian

Fernando Tatis Jr. is a well-known Dominican professional baseball player. He is currently playing in Major League Baseball for the San Diego Padres as a shortstop and outfielder. Fernando won the Silver Slugger Award in 2020 and was named at the All-Star in 2021. 

Fernando Tatis Jr. was born Fernando Gabriel Tatis Medina Jr on January 2, 1999, in San Pedro de Macoris. He is among the two children born to Fernando Tatis and his wife, Maria Tatis. His father is a Dominican former professional baseball third baseman and Minor League Baseball (MiLB) manager. Talking about his physical appearance, Tatis Jr stands six feet three inches tall and weighs 98 kg. 

Fernando Tatis Jr's Career Earnings, Net Worth and Salary

Fernando Tatis Jr has an estimated net worth of more than $50 Million. He has earned most of his net worth through his contract and salary with San Diego Padres. In early 2021, Fernando signed a 14-year, $340 million contract extension, and this is the longest contract signed to date in MLB history. Also, The third-richest in MLB history, behind deals signed by Mike Trout and Mookie Betts.

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Fernando received a base salary of $1 Million, $714,286 as his signing bonus and several other amounts totaling $11,000,000 as his salary. In 2022, Tatis will take home an amount of $16,000,000 as his salary. The player will earn an average salary of $24,285,714 with the franchise over the next thirteen years. 

Who is Fernando Tatis Jr Dating? Know About His Relationship Status and Girlfriend

Fernando is an active social media user. He shares most of his events on his social media. Following his timeline, we can confirm that The Dominican player is single as of late 2021. His timeline is filled with photos of his games, training and family. Tatis love to spend his free along with nature and keeps going trekking. Fernando is very close to his family. 

Fernando Tatis Jr's Rise in the MLB

Fernando started playing baseball and his father in their home and signed as a free agent with Chicago White Sox in 2015. Fernando got traded to Padres in early 2016 and played with the Arizona League Padres. The following season, He played in 117 games for the Fort Wayne TinCaps Class A Midwest League. In 2019, Tatis was named for the Major League debut and hit his first major league home run in April 2019. 

Fernando finished the season hitting .317/.379/.590 with 22 home runs, 61 runs, and 106 hits over 84 games. In 2020, The player had the highest average exit velocity (95.9 MPH) and earned the Silver Slugger Award, making it into the All-MLB First Team. He finished in fourth place for the National League MVP Award for the season. 

In early 2021, Fernando signed a 14-year, $340 million contract extension with the Padres. In April, He sustained an injury but returned shortly in the game and hit two grand slams in one inning. Tatis Jr won his second consecutive Silver Slugger Award in 2021 and finished the season as the NL home run leader. 

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