Meet Jovi Nicole Engbino, Wife of Football Star Manti Te

The new documentary about the footballer Manti Te’o and his fake girlfriend is getting viewers’ attention. Here we examine his relationship with his wife, Jovi Nicole Engbino.

After a decade has passed since Manti Te’o fell for one of the most renowned catfish scams, Netflix has started a show that will tell Te’o’s story and reveal who his current girlfriend is.

While the new show is gaining view, the football player shares exciting news about his wife, Jovi Nicole Engbino, and his family.


Who is Jovi Nicole Engbino?

Jovi Nicole Engbino, born on January 14, 1988, is the wife of Manti te. She graduated from Arizona State University with a bachelor’s degree in business administration and management.

Jovi has work experience as a sales support expert. Her occupation includes working as a beauty consultant, social media model, and fitness trainer. Through her Instagram page, Jovi frequently posts exercise videos. She even filmed her fitness journey from the beginning of her first pregnancy.


In her Instagram bio, Jovi has written as a “future nurse injector,” and she just finished her fourth semester of nursing school. The age difference between the footballer and Jovi is three years. His wife is younger than Manti.

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Manti and Jovi’s wedding

On August 28, 2020, Manti and Jovi exchanged vows in a small beach ceremony in La Jolla, California. The couple shared an Instagram post where Manti stated, “I couldn’t offer you everything, but I think I did better. I gave you my last name, Mrs. Te’o, and it works for you.”

Jovi Nicole Engbino and Manti Te
Jovi Nicole Engbino and Manti Te (Instagram/mteo50 )

The caption of a collection of pictures showed the newlyweds strolling down the beach in their wedding dress. The couple has been married for two years. They have a daughter named Hiromi, born in August 2021.

Manti announced that he and Jovi are excepting their second child following the birth of their daughter.
“I am a devoted spouse, and my wife is wonderful. In an interview

with CBS Mornings, he stated, “I have a daughter, and we are expecting a son.

Untold: The Girlfriend Who Didn’t Exist

Manti Te’o rose to fame in 2013, but regretfully not necessarily for his skill on the football field. Manti Te’o, a linebacker for Notre Dame, is a featured character in the two-part Netflix original series Untold: The Girlfriend Who Didn’t Exist.

Te’o was the target of one of the most well-known catfish scams ever. He made the unfortunate mistake of believing a lie and courting a fictional woman.

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