Meet Christopher Schwarzenegger: Untold Facts About Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Son


Christopher Schwarzenegger is best known as the son of Arnold Schwarzenegger. His father is a famous actor, businessman and former professional bodybuilder. Likewise, his mother Maria Shriver is an American journalist and author.

Despite being born into a celebrity family, the star child is very private regarding his personal life. So very little is known about Arnold’s youngest son in the media. Lately, however, Christopher has been in the media for his incredible weight loss, where he shared before and after photos on his brother Patrick’s 29th birthday.

Moreover, there was a lot of curiosity about his career, age, love affair, relationship with his parents and much more. Well, in this article, we’re going to reveal everything you’ve always wanted to know about Arnold Schwarzenegger’s son, Christopher Schwarzenegger.


Who is Christopher Schwarzenegger? A little insight into Arnold Schwarzenegger’s son

He was born on September 27, 1997 in California, United States, to father Arnold Schwarzenegger and mother Maria Shriver. Speaking of his age, he is 24 years old as of 2022. Christopher will celebrate his upcoming 25th birthday on September 27 this year. Likewise, his zodiac sign is Libra.

Christopher Schwarzenegger with his family.
The famous son with his father, mother and three siblings.

Furthermore, he has a mixed ethnic background where his mother is a mix of German and Irish descent and his father is a mix of Austrian and Czech descent. He is an American by nationality.

In addition, his paternal grandparents are: Gustav Schwarzenegger and Aurelia Schwarzenegger and his maternal grandparents are Robert Sargent Shriver and Eunice Kennedy Shriver.

He has a good educational background

Like his older brother, Christopher completed high school at Brentwood High School. He later joined the University of Michigan, graduating in May 2020. His father shared a post on his Instagram account to show his love and appreciation for his son, where he quoted:

“Christopher, you are a champion and I love you. I know graduating from Michigan wasn’t the big party you’ve dreamed of for years, but walking on stage isn’t what makes me so proud of you: it’s your compassion, your hard work, your vision, your critical thinking and your selflessness that makes me burst with pride.”

The brilliant actor also said he can’t wait to see him reach new heights and achieve more in life.

Christopher Schwarzenegger suffered a serious injury while surfing

At the age of 13, Christopher suffered a life-threatening injury in 2011. Supposedly the former first lady’s son was boogie boarding, unfortunately some things didn’t go as planned and he suffered multiple fractures including broken ribs and punctured lungs. He was on the beach and was immediately rushed to the Los Angeles hospital, where he was treated in the ICU.

Christopher Schwarzenegger loves surfing
He suffered a dangerous injury while surfing when he was 13 years old.

Many of the fans prayed that he would get well soon and were also curious about his current condition. So to give an update on his situation and to thank all the staff, his parents released a statement saying:

“A few days ago our son Christopher had an accident on the beach. Although it has been a very scary week, Christopher is surrounded by his family and friends. He is a brave boy and is expected to make a full recovery.”

to add:

“On behalf of our entire family, we would like to sincerely thank the paramedics and lifeguards who responded so quickly, as well as the doctors, nurses, emergency room and hospital staff who looked after our son. They were extraordinary to him and to us. We thank everyone for their thoughts and prayers and ask for respect and privacy for Christopher and our family.”

Likewise, his brother and eldest sister thanked their benefactors and assured them that he will make a speedy recovery.

His siblings are doing well in their respective careers

Christopher is the youngest child of Arnold and his wife Maria Shriver. He has two older sisters and an older brother. Likewise, he also has a younger half brother from his father’s affair with their housekeeper.

His older sister Katherine Schwarzenegger Pratt was born on December 13, 1989. She is a graduate of the University of Southern California and is an author and ambassador of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty.

So is his sister Christina Schwarzenegger was born on July 23, 1991. She is an author, blogger and activist. Likewise, she is also an aspiring actress, producer, and social media influencer. Christina starred in many series, including: The doctor, access to hollywood, and a Netflix documentary series Take your pills.

His brother Patrick was also born Patrick Arnold Shriver Schwarzenegger on September 18, 1993. He completed high school at Brentwood High School and earned a degree in Cinematic Arts from the University of South California. Patrick is an up and coming actor and model. He first appeared on television in the movie The Bench Warmers. In addition, he also has his clothing line and is signed to LA Models.

Christopher’s younger half brother Joseph Baenac was born on October 2, 1997. He completed his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Pepperdine University. He is also an actor, real estate agent and bodybuilder.

Christopher Schwarzenegger Weight Loss Journey: How Did He Change His Way of Life?

Maria’s youngest son was obese for most of his life. He was not like his father and brothers who exercised and followed a strict diet to stay fit and healthy. Instead, Christopher loved eating junk food and gained a lot of weight over the years. Many of his fans and well-wishers were also deeply concerned about his health.

But moving to the present, fans are shocked to see Arnold’s son’s drastic weight loss. While shirtless, he was first spotted in Los Angeles on October 14, 2021, showing his stripped-down body. It has surprised people and they want to know the reason behind its transformation.

Christopher Schwarzenegger body transformation before and after photos
Arnold’s son shocked the world with an impressive body transformation.

According to his mother, he wanted to get in shape before graduation and made it his goal to get healthier. Likewise, when asked about his motivation, a close source told the daily mail,

“He started exercising and making better food choices. He went to school for a few years and lived like a typical student, but he is now growing up and ready to take better care of himself.”

Furthermore, the insider also explained that Christopher lost his weight the old way by avoiding junk food and working out hard at the gym, but not on a fad or crash diet.

As of 2022, the star boy has lost significant weight and his father and brother are quite impressed with him. Showing his appreciation via his Instagram, Arnold said:

“Between your boxing classes, your weightlifting classes, your stretching classes, your cycling classes and so on, I can’t even keep up with you!”

Likewise, his brother Patrick said he is proud of him and can’t wait to see what this year will bring. Furthermore, he also appeared on his brother’s 29th birthday on September 18 in Nobu Malibu, looking incredibly fit and healthy.

Does Christopher Schwarzenegger have a girlfriend? His relationship status

He is a very private person when it comes to talking about his personal life. He has not shared any details about his love life. However, many tabloids confirmed that the 25-year-old was dating a girl from his high school. But as of 2022, he will be single and will not have any girlfriends.

Christopher is currently not dating anyone and the college graduate is currently concentrating on his career. We hope he will have great success in his future endeavors and also want to know who Arnold’s son will be dating soon.

Christopher’s father had an affair with the housekeeper

The former governor of California had an illegitimate relationship with his housekeeper Mildred Patricia Baena. Every time his mother went to work, according to… different sourcesMildred would carry her things and jump into bed with him.

Christopher Schwarzenegger's father had an affair with his housekeeper
Arnold was having an affair with his housekeeper.

She even gave birth to a child a few days after Christopher was born. At that point, the child began to look more like Arnold than Rogelio Patricia’s ex-husband. It made everyone in the household suspicious of the relationship. Later, Arnold and the housekeeper opened up about their relationship to everyone’s shock.

His mother filed for divorce after learning about the extramarital affair

After the incident, Christopher’s mother filed for divorce in July 2011 with seven times Mr. Olympia. However, the divorce was ratified 10 years later on December 28, 2021. She wanted joint custody, spousal support and payment for her lawyer.

Christopher’s father is an actor and businessman

Arnold Schwarzenegger is a very famous actor, businessman and former bodybuilder. He started his career as a bodybuilder lifting weights at the age of 14. Determined to reach new heights, he became Mr. Universe.

Likewise, he is also a seven-time Mr. Olympia title winner. He has gained much name and fame through his bodybuilding career and to commemorate his achievements, a competition under his name Arnold Classic has been held from 1989 to the present day.

Christopher Schwarzenegger's Dad Arnold During His Bodybuilding Days
He is an actor, entrepreneur, politician and former bodybuilder.

In addition to his career as a bodybuilder, Arnold is also known as an action hero. He starred in many films, including: Hercules in New York and Conan the barbarian. However, he is best known for his role in the terminator and Predator.

Likewise, he has also won many notable awards including Golden Globe Award, Golden Camera Award, Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards and Golden Raspberry Awards. Likewise, he is also the former 38th Governor of California (2003-2011).

What is Christopher’s Net Worth?

The famous son has not shared any career details, but many tabloids estimate his net worth at around $500,000.

On the other hand, his father Arnold Schwarzenegger is estimated to have a total net worth of $450 million. He has amassed wealth through his career as an actor, businessman and former bodybuilder.


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