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Manti Te’o Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Manti Te’o Quick Info
Height 6 ft 1¼ in
Weight 109 kg
Date of Birth January 26, 1991
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Spouse Jovi Nicole

Manti Te’o is a professional American Lineback footballer who has played for major NFL teams such as the San Diego Chargers, New Orleans Saints, and the Chicago Bears.

Born Name

Manti Malietau Louis Te’o

Nick Name


Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o taken in 2010
Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o taken in 2010 (Neon Tommy / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Laie, Hawaii





Manti attended middle school at Punahou School, Honolulu. Later, he committed to the University of Notre Dame in 2009. He chose Fighting Irish and was coached under the guidance of Charlie Weis, over Brigham Young and Southern California.

Also, he trained at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida.


Football Player


  • Father – Brian Te’o
  • Mother – Ottilia Te’o
  • Siblings – BrieAnne Te’o (Sister), Tiare Te’o (Sister), Eden Te’o (Sister), Maya Te’o (Sister), Manasseh Te’o (Brother)

Net Worth

Manti Te’o’s net worth was $3.5 Million according to ‘Celebrity Net Worth’.




6 ft 1¼ in or 186 cm


109 kg or 240.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Manti has dated –

  1. Jovi Nicole (2020-Present) – Manti got engaged to personal trainer and beauty consultant Jovi Nicole Engbino in February 2020. Later, on August 29, 2020, they got married in San Diego, California. Together, the couple has a daughter named Hiro Te’o (b. August 12, 2021).
Manti Te'o as seen in a picture with his wife Jovi Nicole and their child in December 2022, in Lehi, Utah
Manti Te’o as seen in a picture with his wife Jovi Nicole and their child in December 2022, in Lehi, Utah (Manti Te’o / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity


Manti is of Samoan descent.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • His strong jawline

Brand Endorsements

Manti has been featured in commercials for several brands such as Nike.



Manti Te'o, a player on the National Football League in January 2016
Manti Te’o, a player on the National Football League in January 2016 (Jeffrey Beall / Wikimedia / CC BY 3.0)

Manti Te’o Facts

  1. He started his varsity career in 2006 and during his sophomore career, he earned a place on the second-team all-state roster.
  2. Te’o had a 3.5 grade-point average in high school and even worked as a volunteer at Shriners Hospital, Head Start.
  3. Manti was recognized as “state defensive player of the year” by the Honolulu Advertiser and the “state player of the year” by Gatorade in 2007. During his senior year, he was considered to be one of the most celebrated players of his time.
  4. He was presented with the Butkus Award in 2008, at a high school level.
  5. Manti has an arm length of 32½ in and a hand span of 9½ in.
  6. Originally, Manti is from Laie, Hawaii.
  7. Manti was the first USA Today “Defensive Player of the Year” to commit to the Irish since Kory Minor in 1995.
  8. In November 2008, Manti became an Eagle Scout.
  9. He committed to play with the Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team from 2009 to 2012.
  10. Manti was accused of catfishing in 2013, after he had previously told the media that his grandmother and girlfriend a Stanford University student Lennay Kekua had passed away on September 11, 2012. However, it was reporters Timothy Burke and Jack Dickey who decided to conduct an investigation during which they discovered that Lennay Kekua did not exist. During that time, Manti was reported to be in a hoax relationship with now-transgender Ronaiah “Naya” Tuiasosopo. Further, it was found that the pictures of Lennay were of a girl named Diane O’Meara, who was a former high school classmate of Tuiasosopo.
  11. In August 2022, a documentary was released on Netflix titled Untold: The Girlfriend Who Didn’t Exist which documented the entire catfishing incident.
  12. He is a practicing member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
  13. Manti has a dog named Prince.

Featured Image By Manti Te’o / Instagram

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