Jose Altuve Salary and Net Worth : A Venezuelan professional baseball player and five times MLB All-Star player, Jose Altuve salary is estimated to be $6 million according to spotrac. His net worth is also estimated to be $20 million. Currently Jose is playing for Houston Astros, an American professional baseball team based in Houston, Texas.
Jose Altuve was born on May 6, 1990 in Maracay, Venezuela where he grew up also. He is right handed batter and thrower and shorted active player in the Major League Baseball. In 2017 he won American League Most Valuable Player Award and AL Hank Aron Award. He has won four Silver Slugger Award, one Rawling Gold Glove. Altuve is also fifth player to selected in The Sporting News Major League Player of the Year for two consecutive years.
Jose begin his professional baseball career at the age of 16 from American professional baseball team Houston Astros. In an evaluation period, Altuve impresses team officials and they offered and signed him a contract with Houston Astros. At the beginning scouts of Astros didn’t allow him to participate due to his height. But on July 19 2011, Altuve was promoted to Major League for the first time. Till now he averaged .346 with 1250 hits, 84 home runs, 403 runs battled in, 234 stolen bases.
Jose Altuve Height :
Jose Altuve height is 5 feet 6 inches (1.68m). He is shortest active player in the Major League Baseball since Freddie Patek retired after following 1981 season. Freddie was shortest player in Major League Baseball in his time standing with height of 5 feet 5 inches.
Jose Altuve Wife :
Jose Altuve is married to Nina Altuve, who is a bio analyst achieved her degree from the University of Carabobo in Venezuela. Jose and Nina started dating when Jose was 16-27 years old. And they have been in a relationship for about 11 years. Last November they celebrated their 10th anniversary. On November 1, 2016 Jose and Nina gave a birth to their first child, a girl named Melanie Andrea.
Jose Altuve Salary and Net Worth Timeline :
|Jose Altuve Salary and Net Worth 2017||$6 Million||$20 Million|
|Jose Altuve Salary and Net Worth 2016||$5.5 Million||$18 Million|
|Jose Altuve Salary and Net Worth 2015||$4.5 Million||$15.5 Million|