Jose Altuve is a Venezuelan professional baseball second baseman for the Houston Astros of MLB.
The Astros signed Altuve as an amateur free agent in 2007, and he made his major league debut in 2011.
Jose Altuve Age
Jose Carlos Altuve was born on the 6th of May, 1990, in Maracay, Venezuela. He celebrated his 33rd birthday in 2023.
Jose Altuve Parents
Jose Altuve’s parents are Carlos Altuve Sr. and Lastenia Linares. They are natives of Maracay, Venezuela, and have supported his baseball passion since childhood.
Carlos Altuve Sr. is the father and mentor to Jose Altuve, teaching him the basics of baseball in the backyard of his house. Jose’s father is a retired engineer who enjoys being a big fan of his son’s game.
Lastenia Linares is the mother of Jose Altuve. She prefers to stay out of the limelight but has silently supported her son’s career, often attending baseball matches.
Carlos Altuve Jr. is the younger brother of Jose Altuve. Carlos is very supportive of his elder brother and often attends baseball matches. He was an ex-trainer at Mariner’s Academy and now earns his living as a sports coach.
Jose Altuve Wife
Nina Altuve is the wife of professional baseball player Jose Altuve. Like Jose Altuve, Nina also hails from Venezuela, and her full name before marriage was Giannina Elizabeth Cimetta Sandoval.
Nina Altuve, the wife of Jose Altuve, was born on February 2, 1992, in Maracay, Venezuela. She celebrated her 32nd birthday in 2024.
According to Nina’s Instagram bio, she has been a bioanalyst since 2012. She also works as a purchasing specialist and calls herself a “full time mommy.”
Although based in Houston, Nina often posts photos of herself on vacation both overseas and in the U.S. In June 2022, she posted a photo of herself back in her native Venezuela, which the couple often visit.
Along with her husband, Nina is involved in a lot of charity work. In April 2020, in partnership with the Astros Foundation, the couple donated 60,000 meals to Kids Meals Inc., a Houston-based charity that delivers free meals to preschool-aged children in the city.
Jose Altuve Children
Jose Altuve has two daughters with his wife Nina Altuve. They are:
Melanie Andrea Altuve, born in October 2016. She is the couple’s first child and Jose calls her his “little princess” who inspires him on the field.
The Houston Astros helped celebrate Melanie’s birth by sharing a photo of the family of three on Facebook, writing, “Congratulations to Jose Altuve and his wife Nina on the birth of their daughter, Melanie Andrea!”
Antonella Altuve, born in 2020. She is the couple’s second child and was born during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Speaking to the Houston Chronicle, Jose explained that he didn’t leave the house “in probably months” as “my wife was pregnant, so I had to do it.”
Jose has spent his entire MLB career with the Houston Astros, signing as an amateur free agent in 2007 and making his major league debut in 2011.
The family of four resides in Houston and recently worked with interior designer Nina Magon to decorate their home. The “Miamiesque enclave” is complete with a wine room, a room full of sports memorabilia, a media room and an outdoor entertaining area.
Jose Altuve net worth
According to celebrity net worth Jose Altuve has a net worth of $60 million and an annual salary of $26 million.
Contracts & Earnings
After signing a one-year deal worth $483,000 in 2012 and a one-year deal worth $505,700 in 2013, Jose Altuve and the Houston Astros came to an agreement on a long-term contract extension in July of 2013 on a four-year, $12.5 million contract.
The contract included options for 2018 worth $6 million and 2019 worth $6.5 million. He ended up earning $9 and $9.5 million in those seasons with bonuses and milestones.
In March of 2018, Altuve signed a five-year, $151 million deal keeping him in Houston through the year 2024 and boosting his annual salary to $26 million.
Jose Altuve has made nearly $109 million in salary alone over his MLB career with those numbers topping $160 million in 2024.
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