Who is Shohei Ohtani’s wife Mamiko Tanaka?

LA Dodgers star Shohei Ohtani finally reveals his wife's name, much to the surprise of the baseball community.

Who is Shohei Ohtani’s wife Mamiko Tanaka?

Shohei Ohtani and his wife Mamiko Tanaka [Image Credit: Imago/X]

Shohei Ohtani, the popular baseball star has kept amazing fans since his debut in Major League Baseball (MLB) in 2018. Whether it be on the field or off the field, fans can’t seem to catch a break as ‘Sho-Time’ continues to shock the world with astounding news. His 10-year $700 million contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers dropped as a bombshell of an announcement on social media in December 2023.

However, he now seems to have gained something even bigger than that. Sho-Time recently took to his Instagram account to announce his marriage to a Japanese girl in February. Although the fans were curious to find out more about his mysterious wife, no news on her was made public till now. In the latest X post, it was revealed that Shohei Ohtani walked down the aisle with Mamiko Tanaka, a Japanese basketball player.

Yes, that’s right, Ohtani is now married. The 29-year-old stunned the baseball community when he informed them about his marriage. This massive announcement from him comes just two days after he made his Dodgers debut against the Chicago White Sox.

Fans on social media are in uproar over the news of his wife. Some called them the “best athlete couple in the world,” while some tweeted, “Their children gonna be invincible.” Nevertheless, they are happy to celebrate the milestone with Ohtani as the whole baseball community congratulates them on a new chapter in their life.

Who Shohei Ohtani’s wife Mamiko Tanaka?

Ever since the news of Shohei Ohtani getting married broke out, fans have taken social media by storm. The question on the mind of everyone is who exactly is his wife? Ohtani is known for keeping his personal life private. Despite achieving superstardom, fans have never been able to truly learn about his life outside of baseball. But finally, they have their answers!

Shohei Ohtani and his wife Mamiko Tanaka [Image Credit: X]
Shohei Ohtani and his wife Mamiko Tanaka [Image Credit: X]

At first, the baseball star only mentioned that his wife is Japanese and she is from his native country. However, nothing much was revealed till now. According to the latest X post, Shohei Ohtani has exchanged rings with Japanese basketball player Mamiko Tanaka.

This is though not the first time he has been tight-lipped on his dating life. He was previously rumored to be dating softball pitcher Kamalani Dung. Despite the heavy speculations, she herself later claimed that they were never in a relationship.

Not only have I began a new chapter in my career with the Dodgers but I also have began a new life with someone from my Native country of Japan who is very special to me and I wanted everyone to know I am now married
Shohei Ohtani announcing his marriage on Instagram.

During Ohtani’s wedding announcement on social media, he noted that his wife was someone “very special” to him. Various speculations are going on in social media as of now, one of them being, whether the current X post is true or not. Nevertheless, it seems the LA Dodgers star is happily spending time with his wife, as Spring training continues its course. His family now increases to three with his dog, Decoy, being their pet.

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