Who is Shohei Ohtani ?

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Shohei Ohtani is a Japanese professional baseball pitcher, designated hitter and outfielder for the Los Angeles Angels of Major League Baseball (MLB).

Ohtani has previously played for the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters of Nippon Professional Baseball’s (NPB) Pacific League.

Ohtani was the first pick of the Fighters in the 2012 draft. He played in NPB for the Fighters from 2013 through 2017 as a pitcher and an outfielder. On October 16, 2016, Ohtani recorded the fastest pitch in NPB history at 165 kilometres per hour (102.5 mph).

Later, the record was broken by Thyago Vieira five years later, but he still holds the Japanese record.

The Fighters posted Ohtani to MLB after the 2017 season, and he signed with the Angels. He won the 2018 American League (AL) Rookie of the Year Award and the 2021 AL Most Valuable Player Award.

2021 season was one of the best seasons for Sohei Ohtani as he was formally recognized as “historically significant” and a “major impact on the sport” by MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred, as he became the first two-way player in the history of MLB.

Sohei achieved 10+ home runs and 20+ stolen bases as a hitter and 100+ strikeouts and 10+ pitching appearances as a pitcher in the same season while also holding at least a share of the major league lead in home runs in fourteen starts.

He was also the first player in MLB history to be an All-Star as both a pitcher and a hitter, as Ohtani was a starter in the 2021 All-Star Game in both capacities, as the AL’s manager-selected starting pitcher and fan-elected starting designated hitter (as the leadoff hitter).

In 2022, Ohtani became the first player in the modern era to qualify for both the hitting and pitching leaderboards in one season, reaching the limits of 3.1 plate appearances and one inning pitched per game with 586 at bats against 166 innings pitched.

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Who is Shohei Ohtani wife Kamalani Dung ?

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Shohei Ohtani’s rumoured girlfriend, Kamalani Dung was born on 5 March, 1997 in Waianae, Hawaii. As of 2022, Dung is 25 years old.

Dung is an American Softball pitcher, model, actress, and philanthropist as well.

Shohei Ohtani Wife parents are Honey Rodrigues and Lance Dung. She also has a younger brother is Lancen Dung.

Dung attended the Kamehameha School for her primary education.

Later, Dung joined Fresno State and Majored in Business Communications. She then enrolled herself in the University of Berkley in 2017 and majored in Sociology.

How did Kamalani Dung career began ?


Shohei Ohtani Wife Kamalani Dung was fond of Sports from a very young age and as a result she started playing competitive softball in Hawaii around the age of 10.

Shohei Ohtani Wife is a self-taught pitcher who learned to throw pitches unconventionally from YouTube.

Popularly called the ‘YouTube’ pitcher after coaches learning that she had no prior professional pitching lessons.

Dung was a four-year varsity starter and captain at Kamehameha Kapalama High School. As a four-year varsity athlete at Kamehameha-Kapalama High School in Honolulu, Hawai’i.

Dung logged an ERA of 0.82 with 86 strikeouts, seven shutouts and an 11–1 record during her senior campaign.

Dung led the team as ace pitcher and captain and also won three Division I conference championships.

Dung made a debut as a D1 collegiate athlete in the NCAA on October 22, 2015, in an exhibition game against the professional team USSSA Pride at the Margie Wright Diamond

As a Sophomore, Dung earned the All-Region Third Team in 2017. The prestigious Mountain West Pitcher of the Year award. All-MW 1st Team.

Shohei Ohtani Wife also won the MW Pitcher of the Week in back-to-back weeks (May 2 & May 9).

Dung currently holds the All-Time Mountain West Conference record for most Batters Struck Out by a sophomore in a single season with 99.

Shohei Ohtani Wife also ranks top 5 in All-Time MW Games Pitched in a single-season with 13, and Games started in a single-season with 17.

After joining the University of Berkley in her junior year, 2017, Dung made her debut in the Pac-12 Conference for Cal. The Cal Golden Bears were highest ranked no.15 that year.

Shohei Ohtani Wife Dung quickly found her place as an ace pitcher during her first season with the bears.

Shohei Ohtani Wife made a total of 33 appearances with 27 starts and ranked through the top 10 in all major pitching categories in the PAC 12: ERA (1.96), wins (19), batters struck out (186), innings pitched (160.2), opposing batting average (.181).

In 2020, Dung signed to play professionally in the National Pro Fastpitch with Los Angeles based California Commotion and the Chicago based Athletes Unlimited Softball league.

Dung played semi-professionally for the city of Juncos in 2018 for the Puerto Rican Higher League.

Shohei Ohtani Wife Dung was selected to the roster for the 2019 World Cup of Softball, 2019 Canada Cup, 2019 Pan American Games, and 2019 Tokyo 2020 Americas Olympic Qualifier.

In the 2019 World Cup Dung collected 3 of the team’s 4 wins against Philippines, Chinese Taipei, and No.5 Mexico.

Dung and Puerto Rico won the bronze medal at the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru.

Shohei Ohtani Wife Dung led her team with 18 strikeouts in 8.2 innings which also ranked in the top 5 of the tournament, and also held a 0.81 ERA.

As of now , Dung professionally in the United States for the Athletes Unlimited Professional Sports League.

What is Kamalani Dung Net Worth ?

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The softball player is a rising superstar in the Sports industry as she has won many awards and allocades with her play. According to Forbes, Shohei Ohtani Wife Kamalani Dung has a Net Worth of approximately $5 millions.

How did Kamalani Dung and Shohei Ohtani meet ?

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Kamalani Dung and Shohei Ohtani both are professional athletes and have achieved major success in their respective sports. According to some reports, it is still unknown how the duo met or are they even dating or not.

Shohei Ohtani and Kamalani Dung both hasn’t disclosed anything yet.

When did Kamalani Dung and Shohei Ohtani got married ?

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Softball player, Shohei Ohtani Wife Kamalani Dung and Baseball pitcher, Shohei Ohtani are both single and unmarried as of now. It is still unknown if the duo are dating eachother or anyone else currently as they haven’t disclosed anything about their personal life.

Who are the Kids of Shohel Ohtani and Kamalani Dung ?

As of now, neither Shohei Ohtani nor Kamalani Dung are parents to any children, as a matter of fact both are still very young and are focusing onto building their own respective careers.

It still remains a secret if, Kamalani Dung and Shohei Ohtani are dating eachother or not.

Interesting facts about Kamalani Dung ?

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We have gathered some interesting facts about Shohei Ohtani’s rumoured girlfriend, Kamalani Dung;

• Shohei Ohtani Wife Kamalani Dung was originally born and raised in Waianae, Hawaii. She is of Hawaiian, Puerto Rican, and Chinese descent.

• Apart from softball, Kamalani Dung is also an actress, model and Philanthropist.

• Shohei Ohtani Wife Kamalani Dung is very active on social media platforms, She has approximately 31.7K followers on her Instagram Account. She goes by the username @kama.dung.