Ben Rortvedt

Ben Rortvedt
usaUnited States
Current Team
New York Yankees
September 25, 1997


Ben Rortvedt is an American professional baseball catcher who joined MLB in 2021. He currently plays for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball. Before signing with Yankees, Rortvedt also played for Minnesota Twins, who picked him in the 2021 MLB draft.


Summary GP AB HR R 2B 3B SO
2023 (Regular Season) 21 42 1 3 1 0 11
Career 60 131 4 11 2 0 40

Early Life & Career

Ben Rortvedt was born on September 25, 1997, in Madison, Wisconsin, U.S. He spent his childhood in his hometown and played baseball locally. He attended Verona Area High School in Verona, Wisconsin. After a successful school baseball career, he played college baseball at the University of Arkansas. 

Rortvedt throws right and bats left. He was drafted into the MLB on April 30, 2021 (picked by Minnesota Twins). On March 13, 2022, the Twins traded Rortvedt to New York Yankees. Unfortunately, he began the season on the injured list.

Quick Facts

Birth Place Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.
Parents Kim O’Leksy and Eric Rortvedt
Siblings Connor Rortvedt (Brother)
Taylor O’Leksy (Sister)
School Verona Area High School
College University of Arkansas
Net Worth $3.6 Million
Earning Source Professional Baseball, Brand Endorsements
Salary $700k
Girlfriend Not Publically known
Marital Status Single
Favorite Athlete Bryce Harper
Favorite Sports Team Milwaukee Brewers
Favorite Actor Leonardo DiCaprio
Favorite Actress Kate Elizabeth Winslet
Favorite Movie American Sniper
Favorite Singer J. Cole
Favorite Food Steak
Zodiac Sign Libra
Religion Never Told
Pet A Dog
MLB Draft 2021 by Minnesota Twins
Smoking No
Alcohol No
Instagram No
Twitter No

Frequently Asked Questions about Ben Rortvedt

How Old is Ben Rortvedt?

As of 2023, Ben is 25 years old.

How Tall is Ben Rortvedt?

The officially listed height of Ben Rortvedt is 5’9”.

Which College did Ben Rortvedt go to?

He attended the University of Arkansas.

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