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Nick Alto
Nick Alto.png
Gender Male Male
Age TS3-Adult.png Adult
Life state CAS Human icon.png Sim
An utterly ruthless businessman, Nick Alto, along with his wife, has plotted the misfortune of almost everyone they've met.
Education and employment
Career Business career icon.png Vice President
Family/Families Alto family
Siblings Bert Alto Brother
Marital status Married
Romances Vita Alto Wife
Children Holly Alto Daughter
Traits Trait Workaholic small.png Workaholic
Trait Family-Oriented small.png Family-Oriented
Trait Hydrophobic small.png Hydrophobic
Trait Ambitious small.png Ambitious
Trait Mean Spirited small.png Mean Spirited
Lifetime wish LTW The Emperor of Evil.png The Emperor of Evil
Favorites Fav Classical.png Classical
Fav Ratatouille.png Ratatouille
Fav Red.png Red
Hair color Haircolor5-TS3.jpg Black
Eye color Eye-blue.png Blue
Skin color Light skin-TS3.png Light
Body shape Fat Fat
Other information
Game TS3 Icon.png The Sims 3
Playability Playable
World Sunset Valley

Nick Alto is a pre-made adult Sim residing in Sunset Valley, the neighborhood shipped with The Sims 3. He is the husband of Vita, brother of Bert Alto, and father of Holly. When the family is first played, Nick is 16 days away from being an elder. He starts the game as a Vice President in the Business career track. Though Nick is far advanced in the Business career, he actually wishes to join the Criminal career. Initially he has 4 athletic skill points and 2 handiness skill points. He has a very muscular body and large build and he loves to work out, strength workouts in particular. In his inventory are a laptop and a mystery novel, Game of Thorns.

Although he shares a good relationship with his wife, he and his daughter are little better than strangers. He starts out as an acquaintance of his wife's friends Gunther and Cornelia Goth as well as their son Mortimer. He is old enemies with Geoffrey and Nancy Landgraab, but shares a neutral relationship with the couple's son Malcolm Landgraab.

He is in a feud with the Landgraabs. It seems likely that this business feud involves Nancy Landgraab in particular. Both Nancy and Nick are ambitious workaholics who are vice-presidents in the Business career, and they appear to be in competition to become the next CEO. Also, in the description for the vice-president position, it mentions that "the competition to become the next CEO is stiff", which could refer to their race to get to the top.

He is noted, along with his wife, for being one of the evil Sims in the neighborhood, and for being the unofficial owner of most of the shops and businesses. He does not have the evil trait like his wife does, however; he is mean spirited instead. He and his wife Vita Alto get ahead by pushing others down, as it says that they have "plotted the misfortune of almost everyone they've met". The Altos have a swimming pool, but Nick doesn't use it because he is hydrophobic.

Nick's lifetime wish is to be the Emperor of Evil, but to make his wish come true would mean forcing Nick to quit his current high-level career in Business to join the Criminal career at the entry-level position of Decoy. Nick will also boo at any Sim who works as the Emperor of Evil despite being mean spirited; this is because of Nick's family-oriented trait.

Aside from his brother Bert, Nick also has potential relatives in Lunar Lakes, Sunlit Tides and Isla Paradiso.


Image Skill Level
Professional Sports career icon.png Athletic 4
Handiness skill icon.png Handiness 2

Image Name Relationship level
Vita Alto (The Sims 3).jpg Vita Alto Good Friend
Holly Alto (Sunset Valley).png Holly Alto Acquaintance
Gunther Goth (The Sims 3).png Gunther Goth Acquaintance
Cornelia Goth (The Sims 3).png Cornelia Goth Acquaintance
Mortimer Goth (The Sims 3).jpg Mortimer Goth Acquaintance
Malcolm Landgraab (The Sims 3).jpg Malcolm Landgraab Acquaintance
Nancy Landgraab (The Sims 3).png Nancy Landgraab Enemy
Geoffrey Landgraab (The Sims 3).png Geoffrey Landgraab Enemy

Image Item Value
Xs4258plaptopfromlandgraabindustries.png XS 4258p Laptop from Landgraab Industries §65
Book General Mystery.png Game of Thorns §405


Alto Family
Nick - Vita - Holly - Bert
Jareth - Trenton - Eleanor
Alfonso - Lopita - Ashley