Joaquim Valente, a Brazilian jiu-jitsu instructor, moved to Florida in 2007 for his higher studies. He rose to fame after being spotted with Gisele Bundchen. Gisele is a well-known Brazilian model and the ex-wife of Tom Brady, an American football player for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the (NFL).
Currently, Joaquim is a teacher along with his brothers in Miami Beach, Florida, at the ValeBrothers’ headquarters. He also trained Gisele and her children in jiu-jitsu.
Joaquim Valente Early Life:
Joaquim was born in November in Brazil; his birthdate and year are still unavailable in the media. In Portuguese, Valente means brave.
Joaquim, along with his brothers, began learning martial art from the age when they were just 2 years old. They took the training from Grandmaster Hélio Gracie at the Gracie Academy in Rio de Janeiro.
Joaquim Valente Family Background:
Joaquim has two elder brothers named Pedro Valente and Gui Valente. All brothers run a jiu-jitsu school in Miami. In 1993, Pedro began the classes in Miami, and after five years, he launched the family’s full-time academy.
During this time, when Pedro opened the school, Joaquim was working with his Grandmaster in Brazil. Throughout history, Joaquim’s ancestors have been into Martial arts, and many family members have been successful in this career line.
Joaquim Valente Education:
Joaquim attended a K-12 school in Rio de Janeiro from 1990 to 2007. Further, in 2007, he enrolled at Barry University in Miami and, in 2011, graduated with a degree in criminology.
Joaquim Valente Physical stats:
Joaquim should be between 6 feet to 6’2″ feet, and he should weigh around 85 or 90kgs. Further, his dark brownish short hair, dark brown eyes, and amazing smile all make his facial features attractive. Joaquim has healthy and fit physics due to his profession. Overall, he has a charming personality.
Joaquim Valente Birth Signs:
According to Joaquim’s social profiles, he is born in the first week of November, so he comes under the Scorpio zodiac sign. This zodiac is ruled by the planet Pluto, which governs destruction and transformation. Further, people born under this zodiac are goal-oriented, driven, dedicated, fierce, passionate, loyal, intense, and emotional depth.
Scorpio men’s characteristics make them protective and gentle at the same time. Once in love, they show the best qualities a man can have and are devoted, loving, and faithful partners. Scorpio man takes time to see and analyze things; they only commit when they see a worthy reason to stay.
Joaquim Valente Net worth:
Joaquim estimated it should be between $3 million and $5 million as he is a member of the jiu-jitsu academy and has trained several students of different ages and professional backgrounds.
Joaquim Valente Relationship Status:
Joaquim is currently officially single, but recently after he was spotted having dinner with Gisele Bundchen, he may be in a new relationship. Gisele is already in the news after his divorce from Tom Brady was announced in October 2022, and in November 2022, she was with Joaquim on a dinner night.
Joaquim Valente Spotted With Gisele Bündchen
On Saturday, Gisele Bündchen was spotted with a new man named Joaquim Valente, a jiu-jitsu instructor. She has been in the news for two weeks as of her recent divorce from Tom Brady.
Gisele and Joaquim grabbed dinner at Koji in Provincia de Puntarenas with Valente’s co-trainer Jordan and the model’s two children, Benjamin(12) and Vivian (9).
Gisele was wearing a stomach-cropped top and flowing black pants on dinner night. Further, Joaquim was in casual half-pants and a T-shirt. He has been the instructor of Gisele and the children for the past year and a half.
Gisele has lived in Florida since Tom signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2020.
In 2021 Gisele Bundchen and the Valente brothers for Dust magazine went on a photo shoot. On 2nd February 2022, Gisele uploaded a video on her Instagram featuring her as she took jiu-jitsu classes with Joaquim.
In February, the model tried jiu-jitsu, calling Joaquim and his brothers “awesome teachers” via her Instagram post. She also added that she feels stronger, empowered, and more confident since she started practicing self-defense and feels it’s an important skill to learn, especially for women.
Joaquim Valente Career:
Joaquim is a member of the Valente Brothers self-defense center in North Miami Beach (https://valentebrothers.com/). Valente Brothers also support the United States Military.
While growing up, Joaquim trained at Gracie Academy, located in Rio de Janeiro, under Grandmaster Hélio Gracie, Royler, and Rolker Gracie. In 2007, Joaquim received the Professors’ Diploma from Grandmaster Hélio. It was a great accomplishment and honor as, in 75 years, only 27 people have received this diploma from Grandmaster Hélio.
Joaquim Valente Social Appearance:
Joaquim has an Instagram and Twitter profile with more than 10K and 900 followers, respectively. His Instagram account is locked, but on his Twitter, he has expressed his love towards his family; In November 2018, he celebrated his father’s birthday and tweeted, “Today the greatest man was born. My best friend, mentor, and father. Thanku you for always being by my side. So many great memories.” Further, in February 2019, Joaquim gave tribute to his eldest brother and wrote, “Your dedication, commitment, and self-discipline are admirable. Thanku you for being a great example to me since the day I was born.”