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The Radiant Life of Nina Altuve

The Radiant Life of Nina Altuve

January 11, 2021 | Liam Evans

Table of Contents

  • Nina's Professional Career
  • Net Worth
  • Nina and Jose's Relationship
  • Who is Jose Altuve?
  • More About Nina and Jose

Nina Altuve is one of those wives who rose to fame after marrying public figures. Nina is known as the wife of the Major League Baseball player Jose Altuve. Even though she married at a very young age, her husband committed his life to her every day since the beginning of their relationship. Nina was born as Gianna Elizabeth Cimetta Sandoval on February 2, 1992, but she prefers to be called Nina. She is 28 years old as of the moment. She was born and raised in Maracay, Aragua, Venezuela. Baseball is very popular in the place where she grew up.

Her parents were Venezuelan; however, she did not disclose any information about them. But she did share the name of her two brothers, whom she grew up with. Her brothers' names were Alfredo David and Justo Emilio. In terms of her educational background, there is also little information about the institutes where she studied. But Nina graduated from college at the University of Carabobo, Venezuela. There she got her bachelor's degree in Bioanalytics. 

Nina Altuve is blessed with a beautiful face and a finely built physique. She is astonishing with her light brown hair and black-colored eyes. But she was not blessed with a tall height. She is at 5 feet 4 inches, which is equivalent to 1.63 meters. But this is just something she cares the least about. She is even 2 inches shorter than her husband, Jose Altuve, who is at 1.68 meters. Jose is the all-time second shortest MLB player in its history. He even was sabotaged by his height, almost taking away his chance to play for the Astros. But he proved that his height is never the basis to claim success in a baseball journey. 

Nina chooses to stay low-key life which explains why she has no active accounts on any social media sites other than Instagram. There she posts all the adventures and happy moments that she shares together with her beautiful family. 

Nina's Professional Career

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Nina studied hard to achieve her degree in Bioanalytics. Practically, bio analysts are into basic and applied research to acquire more timely and relevant knowledge about living organisms. They also manage natural resources, and they work on ways to develop new practices and products in the field of medicine and agriculture. However, there are still no known reports whether Nina has already practiced her profession or not. But currently, she is a proud stay-at-home mom who focuses on taking care of her small family.

Net Worth

Nina is currently not practicing her studied profession, so she is dependent on the income of his husband. And because they are married, Nina has access to his earnings and does quite well for herself. So, in the discussion of her net worth, the focus will be on his husband's estimated income. Jose Altuve's net worth is estimated to be over $20 million as of 2019. Annually, he earns a salary of $29 million from his MLB career. In 2020, Jose signed a new contract, and it will boost his salary to $29 million from 2021 to 2024. So, his net worth at that point will reach over $175 million. This is from his MLB career alone; he also has an endorsement deal with New Era. And this will most likely increase his salary more.

Nina and Jose's Relationship

It may seem unbelievable, but these two married at a very young age. Reckless? Maybe. But their marriage is still going strong up to this day, and they did not even have any issues all throughout their relationship. That's just pure love right there. The couple started dating when they were still teenagers. They were so madly in love that they couldn't wait to finish even high school first.

The couple was said to have made their vows when Nina was 14, while Jose was 16. The wedding ceremony happened on November 20, 2016. Their wedding was beautiful yet intimate with only immediate families and very close friends. According to FabWags, the two are indeed inseparable for a very long time now. They are going strong as years have passed by. The couple just celebrated their 14th year of marriage last year. 

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After their marriage, Nina did not withdraw from her studies. She continued until she completed her bachelor's degree. At the same time, Jose was building his career as a rising baseball star. In 2016, the couple announced that they were going to have their first child. They were thrilled about the new addition to their family, which made Nina do some maternity photoshoot.

This is a step done by Nina to take part in the awareness among women to not be ashamed of their bodies during pregnancy. The photos were posted on Jose's Instagram account. In October of the same year, their healthy baby girl was born. They named her Melanie A. Altuve. This new chapter of their lives just made Jose fonder of his wife. On Melanie's 3rd birthday in 2019, the couple announced that they were expecting another daughter in the family. 

Who is Jose Altuve?

Jose Altuve or "Astro Boy Tuve" is known as a Venezuelan professional baseball second baseman. He was born on May 6, 1990, in Maracay, Aragua, Venezuela, the same place where her wife was raised. His family consists of his parents and a younger brother. They chose to stay away from the limelight after Jose has earned his popularity as a baseball player. His father, Carlos Altuve Sr., is the greatest influence that contributed to his passion for the game. Carlos is a retired engineer but was a massive fan of baseball. He used his knowledge of the game to teach Jose in their backyard. 

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Jose's professional baseball career formally started in the 2007 season in the Venezuelan Summer League. He then moved to the U.S in 2008 and was successful in every game. Since then, he was playing from the side of the Greeneville Astros in the rookie-level Appalachian League. He earned a spot on the league All-star team and got the chance to be hailed as the Most Valuable Player. His success went on and on until he became the first Venezuelan after Johan Santana and the first Astro to receive Baseball America's Major League Player of the year award. He also received the Player's Choice award for Major League Player of the Year, AL Outstanding Player, and Silver Slugger Award at second base. These and a lot more were awarded to Jose, emphasizing his massive success in his chosen field.

More About Nina and Jose

Nina and her husband love to travel, especially in tropical countries. One of their destinations was in Paris, France, where they posed in front of the Eiffel Tower. Nina is also into thrilling adventures like paragliding and always wants to hang out at the beach. In 2014, they were seen vacationing in Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic. And a few months later, they were at Walt Disney in Orlando, Florida. In 2016, Nina Altuve was found in the list of Hottest WAGS of the year's MLB players in the Busted Coverage magazine.

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The top priority of the couple is their children. They always want to maintain a low-key life, away from the stressors of the media. So, Nina decided to set her Instagram account in private mode even though it is where she frequently shares their joyful moments. She continues to be a supportive wife as his husband works hard in his baseball career to provide the most satisfying life he could offer to the whole family.

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