Net Worth and Salary

Net Worth and Salary

Baseball Player

Fernando Tatis Jr.

Fernando Tatis Jr.

Fernando Tatis Jr.- Biography

Fernando Tatis Jr. is a Dominican professional baseball shortstop who plays for the San Diego Padres of Major League Baseball (MLB). He made his major league debut with the Padres in 2019. Fernando Tatis Jr. was named Padres MVP in 2021 and won the hearts of Padres fans with his outstanding performances.

Fernando Tatis Jr.- Birth, Parents, Siblings & Education

Fernando Tats Jr. was born on January 2, 1999, in San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic, to Fernando Tats Sr. and Maria Tats. His father, who played in the Major League Baseball for 11 years, is also a baseball player.

In 1999, the year Fernando Jr. was born, his father made history by hitting two grand slams in the same inning while playing for the St. Louis Cardinals. Fernando also has a younger brother named Elijah, who signed with the Chicago White Sox organization in 2019. Fernando played a variety of sports from a young age, but baseball was his favorite due to his father’s influence.

Fernando Tatis Jr.- Net Worth & Salary

Fernando has done brand endorsements for companies such as Adidas, Bolt24, Jack in the Box, PS5, XBOX, and others.

His net worth was estimated to be around $3 million US dollars as of January 2021, but on February 18, the young player was in the spotlight to sign a 14-year contract extension worth $340 million with the Padres, which is set to be one of the top three deals in MLB history.

Fernando Tatis Jr.
Fernando Tatis Jr. posing for a picture. Source: sportsnaut

Fernando Tatis Jr. Biography

Real Name Fernando Gabriel Tatís Medina
Birth Date 2 January 1999
Age 22 Years
Birth Place San Pedro De Macoris, Dominican Republic
Nationality Dominican
Profession Baseball Player
Religion Roman Catholic
Sun sign Capricorn

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 6’ 3” – in Centimetres – 190 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 98 kg  –  in Pounds –  216 lbs
Chest Size 44 inches
Waist Size 36 inches
Biceps Size 17 inches
Shoe Size 12 (U.S.)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
Body Type Athletic


Father Fernando Sr.
Mother Maria Tatis
Sister Maria Fernanda Tatis
Brother Elijah Tatis


School Private high school, Dominican Republic
College Not Known

Relationship Status

Marital Status Single
Affair No
Who is his girlfriend? None

Fernando Tatis Jr.- Relationship Status

The 22-year-old baseball player appears to be overly focused on his baseball career. Currently, he appears to be single and not in a romantic relationship in public, but he may be dating someone in private.

Tatis Jr. was involved in a controversy in 2020 when he swung at a 3-0 pitch in the eighth inning while hitting against the Texas Rangers. Some chastised him for breaking the unwritten rules, but given that the Padres were already up by seven runs, many defended him.

He keeps in touch with his fans via his official and verified Instagram and Twitter accounts, which have over 724k and 84.6k followers, respectively. He is frequently seen posting his previous game highlights, personal life, and endorsements.

Fernando Tatis Jr.- Professional Career

The Chicago White Sox signed Fernando as an international free agent from the Dominican Prospect League in 2015. A year later, he was traded to the Arizona Padres of the Arizona League in exchange for James Shields. He appeared in 55 games, batting.273 with four home runs and 25 runs batted in (RBIs).

In 2017, he played 117 games for the Fort Wayne TinCaps of the Class A Midwest League and 14 games for the San Antonio Missions of the Class AA Texas League, totaling a.278 batting average, 22 home runs, 75 RBIs, and 32 stolen bases.

Fernando emerged as one of the top minor league players in 2018, but after nearly 88 games, he underwent season-ending surgery for a broken left thumb and ligament damage. Despite this, he returned from Estrellas to play for the winter season.

The following season, Tatis was ranked as one of the top three prospects in baseball, and he made his debut with the San Diego Padres on March 26, 2019, becoming the Padres’ first player to start on Opening Day. Fernando was a part of the Padres’ four-game winning streak in the 2020 season, and he also helped his team by putting them back in the lead by hitting two home runs against the Dodgers.

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Quick Facts of Fernando Tatis Jr.

  • Fernando Tats Jr. is a Major League Baseball professional baseball player.
  • He was born in the Dominican Republic.
  • He agreed to a 14-year contract extension worth $340 USD.
  • Fernando finished fourth in the National League MVP voting for the 2020 season.
  • Tats was the cover athlete of MLB The Show 21 at the age of 22, making him the youngest player ever to appear on the cover.
  • In 2020, he was awarded the Silver Slugger Award.