Johan Alexander Santana Araque who is mostly known as Johan Santana, he is a Venezuelan former professional baseball starting pitcher.
Johan Santana was born on March 13, 1979 and he is presently 43 years old.
Johan Santana pitched in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Minnesota Twins for about seven years, from 2000 to 2007. He then played for the New York Mets from 2008 to 2012.
He is also the two-time CY Young Award winner with the Minnesota Twins, a four-time All-Star and further earned a pitching triple crown back in 2006.
Celebrity Net Worth shows that, Johan Santana’s net worth is estimated to be over $70 million. The Venezuelan professional baseball is estimated to have a salary of $23.145 million.
Johan was drafted in the Rule 5 draft by the Florida Marlins, however, the team worked out a deal with the Minnesota Twins. Johan made his debut in April 2000 with the Twins.
The baseball pitcher played with the Twins from 2000 to 2007 and joined New York Mets in 2008. He missed the entire 2011 season following shoulder surgery.
He returned in 2012 but again missed the 2013 season, recovering from another shoulder surgery. Later the Mets bought out his option for 2014 and paid him $5.5 million.
Before Minnesota Twins, the athlete was named the Tovar Merida Athlete in 1999. While originally a center fielder, Johan was converted to a pitcher at the academy due to his arm speed.
Johan and Yasmile Garcia Santana are happily married, since 1998. He has known Yasmile since he was nine years old.
Johan and Yasmile are living blissful life alongside their three children. The pair are blessed with two daughters and a son and live happily together, with no rumors of any conflict between the couple.
After the 1999 primary league season, the athlete was left unprotected by the Houston Astros and eligible for the Rule 5 draft. Santana made his debut with the Minnesota Twins on April 3, 2000.
In his rookie year, Santana put up a 6.49 ERA in 86 innings pitched in 2000. In 2004, the athlete enjoyed one of the great second halves of modern times. He became the first baseball pitcher since 1961 to five up four or fewer hits in 10 straight starts.
Santana’s 13-0 impressive record broke the old Major League second-half mark shared between Burt Hooton and Rick Sutcliffe.
Johan Santana is among the five children of his parents. He was the second of five children. Johan is the son of Jesus Santana Burguillos, who played semi-professional baseball as a shortstop.
The athlete’s primary profession was an engineer, and when he tried out for youth baseball for the first time, the coach told him he was dressed inappropriately and sent him back.
The next day, Johan returned wearing his father’s baseball jersey, and his coach knew who his father, Jesus Santana, was and treated and trained him better after that.
Johan is a married man and happily resides with his wife, Yasmile Garcia Santana. He has two daughters, Jasmily Santana and Jasmine Santana, and a son, Johan Sahnata Jr., in the Miromar Lakes community in Estero, Florida, in Lee County.
Johan Santana is active on instagram @thejohansanatana.