JJ Altobelli (born 9 December 1990) is an American baseball player and coach from Newport Beach at California City in the United States. He holds the position of scout at Boston Red Sox.
Altobelli has also played for the Oregon Ducks team. Because of his best performance in the field, he earned the Brooks Wallace Shortstop of the Year Award and Outstanding Defensive Player title. He is well known as the son of the famous Baseball coach “John Altobelli”.
Sikorsky S-76 Helicopter Crash
On 26 January 2020, his dad, sister, and his stepmother died in a helicopter crash accident. It was a very painful time for him.
The victims in the Sikorsky S-76 Helicopter accident is:
- Kobe Bryant.
- Ara Zobayan (Pilot).
- Alyssa Altobelli.
- Sarah Chester.
- Gianna Bryant.
- John Altobelli.
- Christina Mauser.
- Keri Altobelli.
- Payton Chester.
Early Life, Parents, Siblings & Education
John James Altobelli was born to his parents on Sunday in 1990 (age 29 years, as in 2019) in Newport Beach of California. JJ Altobelli celebrates his birthday on 9 December every year.
He is the son of his dad’s first wife named “Barbara Jean Woo-Sam”. His dad “John Altobelli” was a professional baseball coach of the Orange Coast College. His step-mother “Keri Altobelli” was a homemaker.
There are three siblings in his family including him. He has two younger sisters named “Alexis Altobelli” and “Alyssa Altobelli”.
Alyssa died in the crash. He completed his education from Woodbridge High School in Irvine, California. After that, he joined Oregon College. He starts playing football from childhood. He played baseball professionally in the college.
Personal Life, Wife, Girlfriend & Children
The 29-year-old player lives a very low key life. He mainly focuses on his career. According to the media, JJ Altobelli is engaged with his girlfriend (name not known). He also sets display pictures of his social media accounts with her.
Moreover, he does not give any confirmation about his love life and affair. If I found the proper information about his affairs and relationship, I will update it shortly. He is quite active in social activities.
Some Lesser Known Facts About JJ Altobelli
|Real Full Birth Name||John James Altobelli.|
|Profession||Baseball player and coach.|
|Famous as||The Son of John Altobelli.|
|Age (As of 2019)||29 years old.|
|Date of Birth||9 December 1990.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Newport Beach at California city in the United States.|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 6' 1".
Centimeters: 185 cm.
Meters: 1.85 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 86 Kg.
Pounds: 190 lbs.
|Hair Color||Dark Brown.|
|Shoe Size (UK)||9.|
|Parents||Father: John Altobelli (1963-2020).
Mother: Barbara Jean Woo-Sam.
Step-Mother: Keri Altobelli.
|Sisters||1. Alexis Altobelli (2006).
2. Alyssa Altobelli (2007-2020).
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Girlfriend/Fiance||Will Update Soon.|
|Social media||Instagram: @jjaltobelli (546 + followers).
Twitter: @jj_altobelli (267 + followers).
|Highest Qualification||College Degree Completed.|
|School||Woodbridge High School in Irvine, California.|
|Alma Mater||Oregon College.|
|Combined Net worth (approx.)||$350 million (as of 2020).|
Baseball Career, Matches & Net worth
James took training in baseball from his dad. He starts playing professionally from the college days. He played three seasons with three different teams in high school. JJ played under the head coach “Tim Murray”.
He played for the Sea View League team. He scored so many home runs in the seasons. In the fifth season, he hits 29 scores with 17 RBI. in 2018, he played under the coach “Sy Petro” for two seasons.
In 2009, he got selected in the Milwaukee Brewers teams and played the first year of Major League Baseball. In the year 2010, he attends Oregon College and starts playing in the first year as a freshman for the Oregon Ducks team.
In 2011, he played the sophomore season and earned the title of 2011 Team Awards: Outstanding Defensive Player.
He played as the infielder for Oregon Ducks. Besides playing, he became the scout of the Boston Red Sox baseball team. The combined Net worth of Altobelli is around $350 million US Dollars (as in 2020).
- In 2010, his name was mentioned in the Honorable Pac-10.
- J. J. Altobelli has a fair height of 6 feet 1 inch (in pounds 1.85 m).
- Due to proper exercise, he maintained his body weight around 190 lbs (86 kg).
- He has private accounts on social media but he uses it sometime.
- His father influenced him to play baseball.
- In the 2nd season of Oregon Ducks, he holds the position of Volunteer Assistant.
- He is the right-handed batsman.
- His dad “John Altobelli” holds the position of Baseball coach for 24 years.