Birth Name: David Américo Ortiz Arias
Place of Birth: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Date of Birth: November 18, 1975
Ethnicity: African-Dominican Republic
David Ortiz, also known as Big Papi, is a Dominican-American professional baseball player. He was born and raised in Santo Domingo, and began playing baseball in the U.S. in the 1990s. He has become a U.S. citizen.
David is the son of Ángela Rosa Arias and Enrique (Leo) Ortiz. He is married to Tiffany, with whom he has three children.