Who is José Altuve's wife? Nina Altuve's biography and facts

Who is José Altuve's wife? Nina Altuve's biography and facts

Helix Odhiambo
updated at June 19, 2023 at 5:07 AM

Jose Carlos Altuve is a Venezuelan baseball star who is a second baseman for the Houston Astros in Major League Baseball (MLB). He is married to his long-term girlfriend, Nina Altuve. The two lovebirds first met during their teenage years. This article digs into Nina Altuve's biography, nationality, and relationship with the MLB star.

Nina Altuve's age
Nina Altuve is known as the wife of Houston Astros' second baseman José Altuve. The couple have lived together for over a decade. Photo: @neenaa27 (modified by author)
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What is Nina Altuve's age? Jose's wife is 31 (as of June 2023). She was born on 2 February 1992 in Maracay, Aragua, Venezuela. Her birth name is Gianna Elizabeth Cimetta Sandoval. Nina Altuve's nationality is Venezuelan. She is a bio analyst who rose to face after marrying the MLB star.

Nina Altuve's profile


Giannina Elizabeth Cimetta Sandoval

Known as

Nina Altuve

Birth date

2 February 1992


31 (as of June 2023)

Birth place

Maracay, Aragua, Venezuela






The University of Carabobo


Beatriz Sandoval


Alfred David, Justo Emilio


1.62 m (5'4")


57 kg (125 lbs)

Hair colour

Dark brown

Eye colour





Jose Altuve




Bio analyst

Net worth


Social media


Where is Nina Altuve from?

The skilled bio analyst hails from Sandoval in Maracay, Venezuela. She has two brothers, Alfredo David and Justo Emilio. Their mother is Beatriz Sandoval, but there are no details regarding their father.


After completing high school, Nina pursued higher education at the University of Carabobo. She graduated with a bachelor's degree in bioanalytics.

How tall is Nina Altuve?

Nina Altuve's husband
Nina Altuve is shorter than her husband, José Altuve. The couple has two daughters. Photo: @neenaa27 (modified by author)
Source: Instagram

Nina Altuve's height is 1.62 m (5'4") tall. She is two inches shorter than her husband, who stands at 1.68 m (5'5"). Jose is widely known as the shortest player in MLB history, alongside Tony Kemp of Oakland Athletics.

What does Nina Altuve do?

Jose's wife is a bioanalyst. She has also dedicated her time to charitable causes like cancer research and children's healthcare. Nina also likes staying at home to take care of their children. She has a deep passion for travelling and adventures. She has travelled to several destinations with her family for vacation, including Florence, Milan, Madrid, Paris, and the USA.

Jose and Nina Altuve's relationship

Nina and Jose have been together since their teenage years and even attended the same high school. They dated for several years before tying the knot at a ceremony attended by close families and friends on 20 November 2006. The couple's deep understanding of one another and strong chemistry have strengthened their relationship.

Does Altuve have any children?

Nina Altuve's daughter
Jose Altuve (27) of the Houston Astros poses with his wife, Nina, and his daughter after defeating the Boston Red Sox 5-0 in Game Six of the American League Championship Series on 22 October 2021 in Houston, Texas. Photo: Elsa
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She has two daughters with her husband, Jose. Nina Altuve's daughter, Melanie Andrea, was born in November 2016. The younger daughter was born in 2020, but her name remains unknown. Nina Altuve's family of four resides in Houston, Texas and the Southern United States.

Who is Jose Altuve?

He is a Venezuelan baseball player born on 6 May 1990 in Maracay, Venezuela. Nina Altuve's husband has spent his MLB career with the Houston Astros since signing as an amateur free agent in 2007. He made his MLB debut as a second baseman on 20 July 2011. Jose led the Astros to their first World Series title in 2017.

Jose and Nina Altuve
Jose Altuve (27) of the Houston Astros hops over Alex Kirilloff (19) of the Minnesota Twins during the seventh inning at Minute Maid Park on 29 May 2023 in Houston, Texas. Photo: Carmen Mandato
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Jose is also a five-time All-Star, a four-time Silver Slugger winner, and a three-time American League batting champion. The Astros' star has also won the Hank Aaron and Gold Glove awards. In 2018, she got ranked in Forbes 30 Under 30 list of young people who impacted the world through their careers.

What happened with Altuve?

The second baseman suffered a setback during their 6-0 defeat to Milwaukee Brewers on 24 May 2023. Jose was pulled from the game in the sixth inning for feeling sick. He had also missed the first 43 games of the season while recovering from a fractured right thumb.

Nina Altuve's net worth

She has an estimated net worth of $400,000 from her career. Her husband, Jose, has a net worth of $60 million from his baseball career. He takes home an annual salary of $26 million in the MLB. His cumulative league salary is nearly $109 million. Jose also receives additional income through endorsement deals.

Social media

Nina Altuve's images and her family have made rounds on the internet. You can also access some photos on Nina Altuve's Instagram account, which has 27.4k followers as of June 2023. Her spouse also has an Instagram account with 1.2 million followers. However, details of Nina Altuve's Twitter and Facebook accounts do not exist.

Charity work

Where is Nina Altuve from?
Nina Altuve and her husband Jose have supported many children's initiatives through donations. Photo: @neenaa27 (modified by author)
Source: Instagram

In 2020, the bioanalyst and her spouse, in partnership with the Astros Foundation, donated 60,000 meals to Kids Meals Inc., a Houston-based charity that delivers free meals to preschool-aged children in the city. The couple also hosted the second-annual Uncork for a Cause charity wine event in July 2022. The event has raised over $200,000 for the Astros Foundation.

Jose and his wife also hosted a toy drive to benefit Venezuelan children in November 2022. Their continued support for children has touched many hearts.

Nina Altuve's personal life and achievements inspired many generations. She is a role model to many people who admire her hard work and commitment towards transforming lives. The bioanalyst also takes care of her daughters and supports he husband in his career.

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Helix Odhiambo is an award-winning Kenyan journalist and content creator with over 6 years of experience. In 2016, he won the Goal Blaze Correspondent Award for young writers.