Who Are Julio And Mayra Martinez? JD Martinez Parents

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As JD Martinez emerges as the best player in baseball, people are curious about his parents, Julio and Mayra Martinez, whom he considers his ultimate strength.

The American professional baseballer plays for the Los Angeles Dodgers of MLB as an outfielder and designated hitter.

Previously, he played with several MLB teams- Houston Astros, Detroit Tigers, Arizona Diamondbacks, and Boston Red Sox.

Martinez spent almost two years proving himself in Minor Leagues before debuting in the Major Leagues. The 36 year-old player made his MLB debut in 2011, playing with Houston Astros.

JD Martinez On The Field
JD Martinez On The Field (Source: Instagram)

Proving his worth on the baseball field, Martinez hit four home runs in a single game on September 4, 2017.

During the Red Sox 2018 World Series, Martinez won the Hank Aaron Award as the league’s top hitter, leading the team toward the title.

Moreover, the baseball outfielder has achieved three Silver Slugger Awards, one in 2015 and two in 2018. He has even won the 2018 Players’ Choice Award for Player of the Year.

As an exceptional player, he has won 10 MLB Player of the Week Awards and is a five-time MLB All-Star selection.

JD Martinez Parents

MLB player JD Martinez was born on August 21, 1987, to Mayra and Julio Martinez in Miami, Florida.

His parents initially lived in Cuba and later immigrated to South Florida. Since his parents are from Cuba, they are fluent in Spanish.

In an interview, his father stated that baseball was always part of their family. He even mentioned that Martinez’s grandfather rebuilt the stadium in his hometown, Matanzas, Cuba.

JD Martinez With His Father
JD Martinez With His Father (Source: Instagram)

Today seeing Martinez play baseball, his parents are proud of him. Martinez believes his parent’s guidance and sacrifice drive him toward success.

Moreover, Martinez grew up alongside his five older sisters. Since childhood, he has been close with all his sisters and considers them his biggest supporters.

Further information on the MLB player’s parents is yet to be out.

JD Martinez Injuries

Throughout his baseball career, JD Martinez had to deal with multiple injuries, which caused him to miss a few games.

On June 16, 2016, he suffered from a non-displaced fracture in his right elbow in a game against Kansas City Royals.

JD Martinez Playing Baseball
JD Martinez Playing Baseball (Source: Instagram)

In 2017, during the spring training season, Martinez suffered from a lisfranc (midfoot) sprain in his right foot. It took him at least 3-4 weeks to recover.

Moreover, in 2019, he had to put up with a back injury and missed pivotal matches.

Likewise, in April 2023, Martinez suffered from lower back tightness and missed 15 games.

Despite all, Martinez has made his name in baseball from his impressive and professional playing skills.

Net Worth & Earnings

Talented player JD Martinez owns an estimated net worth of $80 million as of 2023. Martinez adds value to his income, mainly from his professional career.

Martinez makes an annual income of $10 million through his baseball contract with Los Angeles Dodgers.

JD Martinez Smiling
JD Martinez Smiling (Source: Instagram)

Additionally, he generates earnings through various brand and sponsorship deals. He makes income by promoting and advertising those brands on his social media handles. 

Martinez has multiple endorsement deals with brands, including Franklin Sports, Modelo, Planet Oat, DUNKIN, and Bank of America.

Utsana Thapa
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