Being part of a family whose name is known worldwide is never easy, especially with all the fame and attention that comes with it. Fame has a way of following even generations, and Christopher Schwarzenegger is no stranger to that fact. Even though he isn’t in the news often, the youngest child of the former California governor still pops up in pictures and websites on the internet. People are interested in knowing about him, and if you’re reading this it means that you are as well. So sit tight as we give you details about Christopher Schwarzenegger, Arnold Schwarzenegger’s son.
Christopher Schwarzenegger’s Age and Early Life
Christopher was born on the 27th of September, 1997 in Los Angeles, California to Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver. By virtue of birth and the identities of his parents, he’s a Caucasian American national.
He went to Brentwood High School in Los Angeles and completed his high school education in 2016. He moved on to the University of Michigan where he is currently an undergraduate student pursuing his bachelor’s degree.
Christopher Schwarzenegger stands tall at a height of 5 feet 11 inches (180 cm) and he has a body weight of 105 kg (232 pounds). Right from birth, Christopher has always been overweight. A cheerful fella, he sports blue eyes and brown hair.
What to Know About His Siblings
The Schwarzeneggers are a popular celebrity family, and that has become so thanks to Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger. He used to be a popular bodybuilder, pushing his career when he moved to the US. From there, he got into acting and gained widespread fame for his role as The Terminator in the James Cameron directed movie Terminator.
Christopher Schwarzenegger is the youngest child of four children born to the same parents. He has two sisters, a brother, and a half-brother called Christina, Katherine, Patrick, and Joseph respectively. His half-brother came about when his father had an extramarital affair with his housekeeper Mildred Patricia Baena.
The eldest child is Katherine, an author, and a University of Southern California graduate. Born Katherine Eunice Schwarzenegger on the 13th of December, 1989, she is an ambassador of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty. She got engaged to actor Chris Pratt in January 2019.
Next is elder brother Patrick. He was born Patrick Arnold Shriver Schwarzenegger on the 18th of September, 1993. He is an actor and a model, and also went to high school at Brentwood. In 2012, he entered the University of Southern California. By the year 2016, he graduated from the USC Marshall School of Business with a minor in Cinematic Arts. He practiced acting alongside his father in his early years. His first foray into television was a minor role in the 2006 movie The Benchwarmers. Not only that; he also has a clothing line he launched when he was 15 years old. He is signed to LA Models.
Christina is Christopher Schwarzenegger’s immediate elder sister. She was born on the 23rd of July, 1991. She has made a career as an actress, producer, and social media personality. She is also an author, blogger, and activist. In her acting career, she has appeared in The Doctors and Access Hollywood. Her most recent production credit is a March 2018 Netflix documentary Take Your Pills.
Christopher Schwarzenegger’s half-brother is Joseph Baena. Joseph was born on the 2nd of October, 1997. This means that Christopher is older than Joseph by five days. Joseph is the son of Mildred Patricia Baena, the housekeeper with whom Arnold Schwarzenegger had an extra-marital affair. The affair ended up with Christopher’s parents ending their marriage. His father did not know Joseph was his son until the boy turned eight years old. This revelation pushed Maria Shriver to file for divorce in 2008, which was finally settled on the 9th of May, 2011.
Maria Shriver is a famous author, and journalist. She was born on the 6th of November, 1955 in Chicago, Illinois. She was born as the only daughter of Sargent Shriver and Eunice Kennedy Shriver, a politician and an activist respectively. She went to Westland Middle School in Maryland and in 1973, graduated from Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart. She graduated from Georgetown University in Washington D.C. with a BA in American studies in June 1977.
Christopher Schwarzenegger’s Net Worth
Christopher Schwarzenegger has not gone into any business or career path, so as of the time of this writing, he has no known net worth; though his father is estimated to be worth a stunning $400 million though.