Ketel Marte is a professional baseball player and he is from the Dominican Republic. He plays for the team Arizona Diamondbacks of Major League Baseball as a second baseman and outfielder. In 2023 he played exceptionally well and his performance caught the attention of the fans.
By his leadership, He took his squad to the National League Championship Series. The Seattle Mariners were his former team. Marte joined the Mariners for his Major League Baseball debut in 2015, and in the 2016–17 offseason, he was dealt to the Diamondbacks. In 2019, Marte was an All-Star.
Ketel Marte Bio, Age, Height, Parents, Wife, Contract, Net Worth,
Ketel Marte was born on the 12th,1993 in Nizao, Dominican Republic. For baseball, he had the passion from his childhood days and he always used to play baseball with his brother. He was supported by his family for becoming a baseball player. In the year 2010 he signed for Seatle Mariners as a free agent.
In the year 2011, he played his first professional match for the team the Dominican Summer League Mariners. He played his MLB first match with the Mariners in 2015. The Mariners felt confident enough in him to trade fellow shortstop Brad Miller because of his performance.
In the season 2016-2017 season he was traded to Diamondbacks. In the year 2019, he became a star. It was his best season in previous years. He has Marte has been valuable for the team Diamondbacks.
During Game 3 of the 2023 National League Championship Series, Marte hit a winning single, and the Diamondbacks won 2-1. He got three hits that night. In Game 7, Marte extended his impressive hitting streak to 16 games in the postseason, setting a new record.
Because of his great performance with a .387 batting average, he won the 2023 NLCS MVP award. He kept going strong in Game 2 of the 2023 World Series, reaching an 18-game hitting streak, setting another MLB record.
Ketel Marte Biography
|Real Name||Ketel Ricardo Marte Valdez|
|Birth Date||12 October 1993|
|Age (as of 2023)||30 Years|
|Birth Place||Nizao, Dominican Republic|
|Height||in feet inches – 6’ 1” – in Centimeters – 185 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 95 kg – in Pounds – 210 lbs|
|Who is his wife?||Elisa Marte|
|Children||Five (Kelly, Mahienson, Keyden, Keycha, Kadmiel)|
Ketel Marte married to Elisa Guerreo. Ketel Marte met his wife in Venezuela. At that moment he was playing a winter ball game. The couple also has two beautiful children, Ketel jr and Kelianny. His wife supports him a lot in his games.
Ketel is on Instagram and Twitter. He has around 215k followers on Instagram where he shares pictures of his family and games. On his Twitter account, he has around 4.5 followers where he shares about his games and baseball.
Ketel Marte Contract & Net Worth
Marte and the Diamondbacks agreed to a five-year, $76 million contract agreement on March 29, 2022. He had a.240 average at the end of the 2022 campaign. His net worth is around $20 million. He earned all the revenue from playing the game of baseball. Ketel also gets a salary from which his income is generated. He has signed contracts with a team which has increased his net worth.