Starting bodybuilding at the age of 15 Arnold Schwarzenegger kissed success with Mr. Universe title at the age of 20. At 23 he won most prestigious bodybuilding award Mr. Olympia which he goes on to dominate with seven wins in a row. This Austrian born American didn’t know proper English, but his persistence in learning made his unlikely breakthrough in Hollywood movies. Arnold has an outstanding professional career; he is known to be an actor, producer, businessman, investor, author, philanthropist, activist, politician, and former professional bodybuilder. He also served as Governor of California from 2003 to 2011. Financially he has made over $300M of net worth as of 2023.
Besides a flourished career Arnold enjoys a family of five children; eldest four of them are from his ex-wife and the youngest one from his extramarital affair with a woman named Mildred Patricia Baena who worked in Arnold’s household. In this article, we will bring everything you need to know about his wife and children.
Arnold Schwarzenegger Children
Katherine Schwarzenegger is first of four children between Arnold and his divorced wife. She was born on December 13, 1989, in Los Angeles, United States. While she hasn’t made into Hollywood like her multi-talented father but she has indulged her presence with the guest appearance in numerous TV shows like Late Night with Seth Meyers, Fab Life, The Talk, The Queen Latifah Show.
Caption: Arnold’s daughter Katherine(R) and Christina (L) Schwarzenegger
Professionally she is an author with credit on few notable works. Based on her life journey she wrote “‘Rock What You’ve Got: Secrets to Loving Your Inner and Outer Beauty from Someone Who’s Been There and Back” in 2010. Her another work in 2014, “I Just Graduated … Now What? Honest Answers from Those Who Have Been There” advises the fresh graduate student. More recently in 2017, she published children picture book “Maverick and Me” introducing the culture of adopting and raising dogs among children. Katherine graduated in communication from the University of Southern California in 2012.
Katherine married Chris Pratt, a popular actor known for his roles in Guardians of the Galaxy, Jurassic World, and The Lego Movie, 0n June 8, 2019. They met through Katherine’s mother in 2018. They had a romantic wedding in Montecito, California.
Katherine and Chris have two daughters together: Lyla Maria, who was born on August 10, 2020, and Eloise Christina, who was born on May 21, 2022. They announced the birth of their second daughter on their Instagram accounts, saying that they felt “beyond blessed and grateful”. Katherine also became a stepmother to Chris’s son Jack, who was born in 2012 from his previous marriage to actress Anna Faris.
Christina Schwarzenegger was born on July 23, 1991. She has grown with looks of her mother. This girl has even followed the path of her Journalist mother. She graduated with a degree in communication from Georgetown University in 2013. Every parent dreams of their kids following their path and Shriver certainly enjoyed her kids success even posted a mother-daughter moment on her facebook and twitter account following the graduation.
She made her debut as a producer in 2018 with the Netflix documentary ‘Take Your Pills’, which explores the use and abuse of prescription stimulants like Adderall among students, athletes, and professionals. She was inspired by her own experience of taking Adderall since she was a teenager and becoming addicted to it. She eventually quit the drug with the help of her family and therapy.
She also worked as an editor for Gwyneth Paltrow’s lifestyle brand Goop, where she wrote articles on topics such as beauty, fashion, and wellness. She used the platform to raise awareness about the Adderall epidemic and promote her documentary.
She is currently working on other projects as a producer and actress. She has not revealed much about her personal life or relationships.
Patrick Schwarzenegger: The third child and eldest son Patrick Schwarzenegger is a multifaceted personality who has made his mark as an actor, model, investor, and entrepreneur. He was born on September 18, 1993, in Santa Monica, California. He grew up in Los Angeles with his two sisters, Katherine and Christina, his brother, Christopher, and his half-brother, Joseph. He inherited dual citizenship from his father, who was born in Austria. He also learned to speak some German and maintained a strong connection to his father’s native country.
Patrick showed an interest in acting from an early age. He had a small role in the comedy film The Benchwarmers when he was twelve years old. He also practiced acting with his father and took weekly classes at Nancy Banks Studio. He attended Brentwood School and graduated. He then enrolled at the University of Southern California, where he majored in business and minored in cinematic arts. He graduated in 2016.
While pursuing his education, Patrick also pursued his passion for modeling and entrepreneurship. He signed with LA Models and appeared in campaigns for Ralph Lauren and Armani. He also launched his own clothing line called Project360 when he was 15 years old. The line features apparel with messages that raise awareness for various social causes. Patrick also invested in several businesses, such as Blaze Pizza, electrolyte drink mix company Liquid I.V., protein coffee brand Super Coffee, vegan chicken company Nuggs, and others.
Caption: Arnold with his sons Patrick(L) and Christopher Schwarzenegger
Patrick’s acting career took off after he graduated from college. He landed supporting roles in films such as Stuck in Love, Grown Ups 2 and Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse. He also appeared in TV shows such as Scream Queens and The Long Road Home. His first leading role was opposite Bella Thorne in the romantic drama Midnight Sun, which was released in 2018.
Patrick continued to challenge himself as an actor by taking on diverse roles in different genres. He starred in the horror film Daniel Isn’t Real and in the crime thriller Echo Boomers. In 2021, he also appeared in the Netflix comedy-drama Moxie. Patrick’s most recent projects include the TV series Gen V, The Terminal List, Staircase.
Patrick Schwarzenegger has been in a steady relationship with model Abby Champion for over 7 years. The couple met in 2015 and made their romance public in 2016. Since then, they have been inseparable, sharing their love on social media and supporting each other’s careers.
Christopher Schwarzenegger: The fourth and last children of Arnold and his divorced wife Shriver is Christopher Schwarzenegger. He was born on 27 September 1997 in Los Angeles, California.
Unlike his family, who had a background in entertainment and politics, Christopher did not show much interest in those fields. He focused on his education and personal development.
He attended Brentwood School in Los Angeles. He graduated from high school in 2016 and enrolled at the University of Michigan. He completed his bachelor’s degree in 2020 and moved back to Los Angeles.
Christopher also embarked on a weight loss journey that transformed his appearance and health. He started working out and eating better, with the guidance and encouragement of his father. He lost several pounds and gained confidence and self-esteem.
Christopher is currently living a low-profile life in Los Angeles. He has a private Instagram account and does not seek media attention.
Joseph Baena: He is a multifaceted personality who has achieved success in various fields such as acting, bodybuilding, real estate, and dancing. He was born on October 2, 1997, in Los Angeles, California, to Arnold Schwarzenegger and Mildred Patricia Baena, who was a former household staffer for Schwarzenegger and his then-wife Maria Shriver. Joseph is the biological son of Schwarzenegger, but he was legally adopted by Mildred’s husband Rogelio Baena at the time of his birth.
Caption: Arnold with his son Joseph Baena
Joseph grew up in Bakersfield, California, where he attended Frontier High School. He was a good student and an avid sportsman, playing football and running track. He also developed an interest in bodybuilding from a young age, inspired by his father’s achievements. He started working out at the gym and following a strict diet regimen. He also received guidance and support from his father, who gave him a copy of his book The Encyclopedia of Modern Bodybuilding. He also featured on the cover of Men’s Health magazine in March 2022.
After graduating from high school, Joseph enrolled at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California, where he majored in business administration. He graduated with honors in 2019 and shared his convocation photos on his Instagram account. During his college years, he also participated in various extracurricular activities such as fraternity events, charity drives, and social gatherings. He also continued to pursue his passion for bodybuilding and fitness, posting regular updates on his social media platforms.
Joseph has also pursued a career in acting, following his father’s footsteps in Hollywood. Joseph made his acting debut in 2016, when he starred in a short film titled Terminator 2 Remake with Joseph Baena: Bad to the Bone. Since then, Joseph has appeared in several other films and TV shows, such as Scam Squad, Chariot (2022), Bully High (2022), Called to Duty: The Last Airshow (2022), Lava (2022), Dish Nation (2016), Entertainment Tonight (2019), and The Craig Caddell Show (2023).
Apart from acting and bodybuilding, Joseph has also ventured into the real estate business In 2021. He joined Aria Properties, a luxury real estate firm based in Los Angeles. He announced his new venture on his Instagram account in May 2021. He also shared his contact details and invited his followers to reach out to him for any real estate needs.
In 2022, Joseph showcased another talent of his: dancing. He participated in the 31st season of Dancing with the Stars, where he was paired with professional dancer Daniella Karagach. The duo impressed the judges and the audience with their performances and finished in 11th place of the competition.
Joseph is currently dating Nicky Dodaj. The couple has been together since 2019 and often posts pictures of their romantic moments on social media. They also support each other’s careers and hobbies and enjoy traveling together.
Joseph Baena is a young man who has inherited not only his father’s genes but also his spirit of excellence. He has proven himself to be a versatile and talented individual who can excel in any field he chooses. He is also a humble and respectful person who values his family and friends. He has a bright future ahead of him and is surely destined for greatness.
Arnold Schwarzenegger wife
Introduced by Tom Brokaw Arnold and Maria Met in 1977. Nine years later on April 26, 1986, the two tied the knot in wedlock. While Arnold bares a mixed of fortune in his marriage, he got a wife who loved a family at some point even sacrificed her profession to support her husband politics career.
Caption: Arnold Schwarzenegger ex-wife Maria Shriver
Born on born November 6, 1955, Maria Shriver is an American journalist and activist. She is related to 35th President of the United States John F Kenedy through her mother side. After she came to know about her husband extramarital affair with household employ Mildred Patricia Baena and had children with her, the couple separated in 2011. Later Arnold confessed to his relationship and child with her. The difference in marriage didn’t let couple deterred from parenting. Shriver bought a $10 M house not far from her ex-husband house so that she could be near her children. The divorce finalized in December 2021.