Ryuta Ohtani (Shohei Ohtani’s Bro) Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Wife, Net Worth, Stats, MLB

Ryuta Ohtani
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Ryuta Ohtani Biography and Wiki

Ryuta Ohtani is a Japanese renowned baseball player and internet personality. He is famously known as the brother of the acclaimed professional baseball pitcher Shohei Ohtani. Shohei serves as the chosen hitter for MLB’s Los Angeles Angels baseball team.

Unlike his brother, Ryuta plays amateur baseball for the Japanese Industrial League as well as the Toyota Motor East Japan Inc. team.

Ryuta Ohtani Age and Birthday

Ryuta was born on March 20, 1988, in Ōshū, Iwate Prefecture, Japan. He is 35 years old as of 2023. His birth sign is Pisces. The celebrity turns 36 years old on March 20, 2024.

Ryuta Ohtani Height and Weight

He stands at a height of 6 feet 1 inch (Approx, 1.87 meters) and weighs about 95 kg (205 lbs). Similarly, his brother Shohei is 6 feet 3 inches (193 cm/1.93 m) tall.


Ohtani attended and graduated from a local high school in Ōshū, Iwate Prefecture. From there he enrolled in a local club and made a decision to be a baseball player. More details regarding his academic credentials will be updated soon.

Ryuta Ohtani Family, Parents, Siblings

Ryuta was born in Ōshū, Japan to his parents Kayoko Ohtani (mother) and Toru Ohtani (father). His dad worked at a local automobile manufacturing plant and was an amateur baseball player as well.

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On the other hand, his mom was a national-level badminton player in high school. He grew up alongside his sister Yuka Ohtani and Shohei Ohtani. Additionally, further information concerning his family background will be updated soon when disclosed.

Shohei Ohtani

Shohei Ohtani alias “Shotime” is a renowned professional baseball pitcher and media celebrity. He is the designated hitter of the Los Angeles Angels of the Major Baseball League (MLB). Shohei is vastly recognized for his pitching and batting skills.

The renowned pitcher was born in Ōshū, Iwate Prefecture, Japan as Ōtani Shōhei, on July 5, 1994. He is 29 years old as of 2023. His birth sign is Cancer. Shohei was also known as a “yakyū shōnen” which translates to —a kid who lives, eats, and breathes baseball.

Most noteworthy, Shohei represented his birth country, Japan in the 2023 World Baseball Classic, emerging the MVP Award winner. He was also voted American League Most Valuable Player unanimously.

Ryuta Ohtani
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Unfortunately, the star player was benched after suffering an ulnar collateral ligament tear in his right elbow. As a result, Ohtani will not be able to pitch for the rest of the 2023 season and the 2024 season.

Ryuta Ohtani Wife, Is He Married?

In regard to his marital life, the amateur baseballer prefers keeping his love life details private and discreet. However, it’s unclear if Ryuta is single, married, or in a relationship. We are keeping tabs and will update his partner’s details soon.

Ryuta Ohtani Net Worth

Ryuta has an estimated net worth of $100,000 to $500,000. This amount is from his extensive career as a baseball player among other investments. On the other hand, his brother Shohei has an estimated net worth of $50 million.


Ohtani plays amateur baseball for the Japanese Industrial League as well as the Toyota Motor East Japan Inc. team.

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