Who are Arnold Schwarzenegger’s children?

Arnold Schwarzenegger is not only an actor, bodybuilder and former governor of California, but he is also the father of a HUGE group of children.

The Hollywood superstar has five children and only found out about one of them in 2011.

Arnold Schwarzenegger with his children Christina, Patrick and Katherine - with their mother Maria Shriver (second from right)


Arnold Schwarzenegger with his children Christina, Patrick and Katherine – with their mother Maria Shriver (second from right)Photo credit: Getty Images – Getty

Who are Arnold Schwarzenegger’s children?

Katherine Eunice Schwarzenegger

Katherine was born on December 13, 1989 to parents Arnold and his wife Maria Shriver, a journalist, author and member of the Kennedy family.

Katherine is a published author who has written self-help books on body image and other topics.

She published her first book in 2010.

Katherine graduated from the University of Southern California in 2012 before writing a graduate self-help book called I Just Graduated. . . What now? in 2014.

She has been dating American actor Chris Pratt since 2018.

Katherine and Chris announced their engagement in January 2019 and married in June 2019.

They have two daughters, Lyla Maria Schwarzenegger Pratt and Eloise Christina Schwarzenegger Pratt, born August 2022 and May 2022 respectively.

Christina Maria Aurelia Schwarzenegger

Arnie’s second child, Christina, was born on July 23, 1991.

She is an actress and social media personality.

Christina also served as Executive Producer on Take Your Pills – a Netflix documentary exploring the positives and negatives of taking psychostimulant drugs like Adderall.

Patrick Arnold Shriver Schwarzenegger

Born on September 18, 1993, Patrick is Schwarzenegger’s firstborn son.

He followed in his father’s footsteps and became a model and actor.

Patrick began his acting career at the age of 10 in the 2006 film The Benchwarmers.

He was subsequently signed by LA models and took part in campaigns for Ralph Lauren and Armani.

Patrick has had other supporting roles in films such as Grown Ups 2, Stuck in Love, Midnight Sun and most recently the HBO series The Staircase.

He dated Miley Cyrus from 2014 to 2015.

Christopher Sargent Shriver Schwarzenegger

Christopher was born on September 27, 1997 and is the youngest child of Arnie and Marie.

After graduating from Brentwood High School in Los Angeles, Christopher transferred to the University of Michigan to pursue a bachelor’s degree.

Former California First Lady Maria Shriver divorced Arnold Schwarzenegger in 2011 after it was revealed her husband was having an affair with his housekeeper, resulting in a son being born just five days after their youngest son, Christopher.

Joseph Baena

Joseph Baena is Schwarzenegger’s fifth child and only child with Mildred Patricia “Patty” Baena, whom he then employed as a housekeeper in the family home.

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Joseph was born on October 2, 1997, and his Guatemalan-born mother kept his paternity a secret until 2011, when the resemblance between father and son became too great to ignore.

Baena works as a real estate agent and is an aspiring actress and bodybuilder.


CELINE CASTRONUOVO is a Dailynationtoday U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. CELINE CASTRONUOVO joined Dailynationtoday in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing: celine@dailynationtoday.com.

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