Jovi Nicole Engbino is a personal trainer, Instagram model, and beauty consultant also known as the gorgeous spouse of American football linebacker Manti Te’o who has played for the San Diego Chargers and New Orleans Saints. Jovi became an online media sensation following her romantic affair with Te’o who was a victim of catfishing during his final season at Notre Dame.
Profile summary of Jovi Nicole Engbino
- Full Name: Jovi Nicole Engbino Te’o
- Date of Birth: January 15, 1988
- Age: 34 years old (in 2022)
- Place of Birth: Hawaiian, Filipino
- Ethnicity: Mixed
- Nationality: Japanese
- Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
- Education: Arizona State University
- Profession: Fitness Programs, Beauty Consultant
- Net Worth: $500,000
- Height: 5 feet 4 inches (163cm)
- Weight: 48kg (105 lbs)
- Marital Status: Married
- Jovi Nicole Engbino’s Husband: Manti Te’o
- Sibling: 1 brother
- Children: Hiromi Nawai Anelalani Te’o
- Instagram: @jovinicolefitness
- Twitter: @ FitnessJovi
- Tiktok: jovinicole
Who is Jovi Nicole Engbino?
Jovi Nicole Engbino is of mixed ethnicity as she was born to a Japanese father and a Filipino mother. She took birth on 15 January 1988 in Hawaiian, Filipino. According to her date of birth, her birth sign is Capricorn, and she is of Japanese nationality. Though the exact identity of her parents is unknown, she occasionally shares pictures of them on her social media page.
Jovi Nicole Engbino is the oldest of the two children born to her parents, she has a younger brother who she revealed during a lip sync battle on her Instagram page. Aside from pictures and videos she shares of herself and her younger brother, not much else is known about him including his name.
Regarding her educational background, she completed her high school education at a local private high school in her hometown after which she enrolled in Arizona State University where she graduated in 2007 with a bachelor’s degree in business administration and management. According to her Instagram bio, She is currently pursuing a career as a nurse.
Jovi Nicole Engbino Married Manti Te’o on August 29, 2020
Jovi Nicole Engbino rose to the spotlight after she began dating Manti Te’o. The NFL linebacker’s private life has incited the public’s curiosity after the 2012-2013 catfishing incident. Jovi reportedly started dating Manti Te’o in 2016 when Manti was playing for the San Diego Chargers.
The details of how they met or where they met is still a mystery as the couple remained tight-lipped about it. Nevertheless, since they began dating they have been quite open about their relationship as they often share pictures and videos on their social media page.
Four years after courtship, Manti popped the question in February 2020, and the couple got engaged. Months later, they exchanged marriage views in a small, private ceremony held on the beach in La Jolla, California on August 29, 2020. Although the couple had earlier planned on having a lavish and glamorous wedding attended by their friends and family, they eventually settled for a small wedding due to the Covid 19 Pandemic which unfortunately coincides with the date of the wedding. The couple is currently living a happy and wealthy life.
Jovi Shares a Daughter with Manti
Shortly after their union on August 20, 2020, the pair welcomed a beautiful baby daughter named Hiromi Nawai Anelalani Te’o on August 12, 2021. Jovi, the new mother happily took to her social media page to share a picture of herself with her newborn. According to her social media post, Baby Hiro was born on August 12, 2021, at 1:01 pm weighing 8 lbs. 4 oz. and 19 inches tall.
The birth of “Hiro” brought immense joy and happiness to the new parents with Jovi Nicole embracing the mother within her. Her social media page reflects the love she has for her daughter. She is currently living a happy and luxurious life with her husband and daughter.
Jovi Have Both Been in Scandals
Before they met and tied the Knot in 2016, Jovi and Manti were subjects of scandals that attracted the public’s attention. In 2012, Manti made headlines after it was revealed that his then alleged girlfriend Lennay Kekua, who he claimed died after fighting a deadly terminal disease, did not exist. It was further revealed that the pictures which he claimed to be Kekua’s were in fact that of a 22 years old Californian lady who said she had never met Manti.
Jovi on the other hand has been arrested and charged. In 2014, she was arrested in Maricopa County, Arizona, and charged with Marijuana possession/use and drug paraphernalia possession/use. After her release from custody, she seems to have gotten her life back on track and has left the unlawful life behind her.
Jovi Nicole Works as a Fitness Trainer and Beauty Consultant
Jovi is a professional fitness trainer and beauty consultant. She works as a personal trainer at Point Loma Sports Club situated in San Diego, California. She is quite passionate about fitness and physical training as she once confessed to spending most of her time either on the beach or in the gym.
Her Instagram page is packed with her workout routine, the personal records she’s set for herself in the gym, and the fitness advice she has for her followers. Before her fitness career, she worked as a salesperson for “Scottsdale Sports Car Group.”
As a beauty consultant, she has worked with numerous skin care companies including Skin and Skinner, a cosmetic surgery office offering up awake liposuction, lip injections, and other cosmetic procedures. Besides being a personal trainer, she is a two-time nationally qualified NPC Bikini contestant.
What is Jovi Nicole Engbino Net Worth?
The fitness model and beauty consultant has an estimated net worth of around $500,000. She is an industrious woman who is very passionate about her professional career as well as her personal life. Her spouse Manti Te’o on the other hand has amassed a massive net worth of around $3.5 million which he earned from his career as an American professional football player.
Jovi Nicole Engbino Height Compared to Her Husband
Jovi Nicole Engbino stands at 5 feet 4 inches, which is 163 cm. Her body weight is 48 kg and her body measurement is 34-25-35 inches. She is more than 7 inches shorter than her husband Manti who is 6 feet or 185 cm tall. He further weighs around 255 lbs.
Jovi is a gorgeous young lady with great stature. Being a fitness trainer, she has maintained her body with different body exercises and a severe eating regimen that includes squats, weightlifting, and pile squats.