Nina Altuve

Nina Altuve

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Nina Altuve got the spotlight as the wife of baseball player Jose Altuve. Jose Altuve is a popular right-handed batter and thrower for Venezuela.

Early life

On February 2, 1992, Giannina Elizabeth Cometta Sandoval aka Nina Altuve was born in Maracay, Aragua, Venezuela. As of now, she is 29 years old and her sun sign is Aquarius. According to the nationality, she is an American but, her ancestry is still not revealed. She was born to her father Beatriz Sandoval but her mother’s name is not revealed. Additionally, she was raised alongside her 2 brothers named Alfredo Davis and Justo Emilio. Likewise, she attended the University of Carabobo. Later, she graduated from the university with a degree in bioanalytics.


Nina Altuve has not yet revealed about her professional life yet. As she has got attention as celebrity wife of baseball player Jose Altuve. Jose has been trained for baseball since an early age. Thus, his father told him, “You’ve got to make it to the major leagues.” At the young age of 9, with his fellow future major league Salvador Perez, he crossed paths.

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Caption: Nina Altuve’s husband Jose with his team. Source(Instagram)

When he was only 16, he played second base for the Venezuelan 16-and-under national team. Later, he attended the Houston Astro’s tryout camp in Maracay. Unfortunately, he got rejected due to his height. And, later, on March 6, 2017, he impressed the team and signed the contract as an undrafted free agent.

Then, in 2011, he returned to Lancaster and he hit .408 with 19 steals in 52 games. During the period, to the Corpus Christi Hooks of the Class AA Texas League, he was promoted. Additionally, he was the Astros’ representative at the All-star game. Thus, he also played at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. Moreover, this was Altuve’s first career selection.

More about career

Similarly, on 1 May, in Major league history, he faced the tallest player, Jon Rauch, New York Mets reliever. Additionally, it was believed to be the biggest between pitcher and batter. Further, he was hitting 280 with 21 stolen bases, 15 doubles, and 28 RBI. In the same year, he signed a 4-year extension. Thus, the deal was for a $750,000 bonus. Also, he was ranked by sports as the #2 player in baseball. He dealt with contract expansion of span 2020-24 seasons worth $151 million, on March 16.

Personal life

Nina Altuve is a married woman and happily living. She is married to baseball player Jose Altuve. When she was 14 years old, she met Jose in her high school. Fortunately, they both fell in love with each other’s and married at an early age. On November 20, 2006, she married Jose. At the time Jose was 16 years and she was 14 years. Thus, the couple has been sharing their pictures on their social media walls.

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Caption: Nina Altuve with her husband and child. Source(Instagram)

In 2016, she gave birth to a daughter named Melanie Adera Altuve. After the birth of their daughter, Jose has been plating well and gives all the credits to her daughter.  In the 2019 American League, Jose created a suspicion if he is wearing a signal transmitting buzzer. In the game, he hit a home run and he clutched his collar as he rounded the 3rd base yelling Don’t Rip My Shirt. Later, he stated that he has an unfinished tattoo on his left collarbone, And, Jose didn’t want to expose it.

Body measurement and Social media

Nina Altuve is very pretty and beautiful. Thus, she stands 5 feet 7 inches tall (170 cm/ 1.70 m). But, her weight, body measurement, dress size, shoe size, etc is not revealed yet. Likewise, she has black eye color and dark brown hair color. She is also not seen active in any social media accounts.