Who is Cristiano Ronaldo?
Cristiano Ronaldo is a professional Portuguese player currently playing for the Premier League club, Manchester United, and captains the Portugal national team. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest and most-accomplished football players of his time with many awards to his name. He is fondly referred to as “CR7” and “Ronaldo” by his fans.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s full name is Cristiano Santos dos Santos Aveiro. He was born on February 5, 1985, in Funchal, Madeira, Portugal. He is 37 years old as of June 2022. Ronaldo grew up in the nearby parish of Santo António, a town on the Island of São Tomé and Príncipe.
Cristiano Ronaldo is the youngest child of his parents. Cristiano’s father, José Dinis Aveiro, worked as a municipal gardener and part-time kit man while his mother, Maria Dolores dos Santos Viveiros da Aveiro (or simply Dolores Aveiro) worked as a cook. Unfortunately, Ronaldo’s father passed away in September 2005 as a result of an alcoholism-related liver condition.
Cristiano Ronaldo has three siblings who are all supportive of his career. They include, an older brother named Hugo dos Santos Aveiro and two older sisters named Elma dos Santos Aveiro and Liliana Katia Aveiro. According to reports, the name “Ronaldo” was inspired by his father’s favourite actor, Ronald Reagan who was the United States president in 1985. 1985 is also the year Cristiano Ronaldo was born.
About Cristiano Ronaldo’s siblings
a. Elma dos Santos Aveiro is the eldest of Cristiano Ronaldo’s siblings. She is a businesswoman and a passionate supporter of her brother’s career.
b. Liliana Katia Aveiro is a singer, businesswoman, and digital influencer who has been overly outspoken on matters about her brother.
c. Hugo dos Santos Aveiro, on the other hand, is the manager of Ronaldo’s museum in Madeira, Portugal.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s marriage and wedding
As of June 2022, Cristiano Ronaldo is unmarried and does not have a wife. In fact, the football star has never been married. According to information gathered by DNB Stories Africa, Cristiano Ronaldo has been in a long-term relationship with his current girlfriend, Georgina Rodríguez.
List of Cristiano Ronaldo’s girlfriends
Before the time of his relationship with Georgina Rodríguez, Cristiano Ronaldo has been romantically linked with several women. According to reports, Cristiano Ronaldo has had or hooked up with over 10 girlfriends.
Here is the full list of Cristiano Ronaldo’s girlfriends and past dates. This list includes his current girlfriend, Georgina Rodríguez.
- Jordana Jardel and Cristiano Ronaldo dated in 2003.
- Merche Romero dated Cristiano Ronaldo from 2005 to 2006.
- Soraia Chaves and Cristiano Ronaldo dated in 2006.
- Gemma Atkinson and Cristiano Ronaldo dated in 2007.
- Bipasha Basu and Cristiano Ronaldo briefly dated in 2007.
- Nereida Gallardo and Cristiano Ronaldo linked up in 2008.
- Paris Hilton briefly dated Cristiano Ronaldo in 2009.
- Kim Kardashian and Cristiano Ronaldo briefly dated in 2010.
- Irina Shayk and Cristiano Ronaldo’s five-year relationship began in 2010.
- Rita Pereira dated Cristiano Ronaldo in 2012.
- Lucia Villalon and Cristiano Ronaldo sparked romance rumours in 2015.
- Georgina Rodríguez and Cristiano Ronaldo started dating in 2016.
About Cristiano Ronaldo and Irina Shayk’s relationship
Irina Shayk is a Russian actress and model born on January 6, 1986, in Yemanzhelinsk, Russia. She is 36 years old as of June 2022. Irina Shayk and Cristiano Ronaldo first met on the set of an Armani Exchange ad campaign in 2010. The pair started dating shortly after.
According to reports, Cristiano Ronaldo proposed to Irina Shayk on Valentine’s day in 2011 and they got engaged. Their relationship which started in 2010 came to an abrupt end in 2015. According to reports, the reason for their split was that Irina Shayk did not get along with Ronaldo’s mom which proved to be a big issue. Rumours have it that Cristiano Ronaldo dumped Irina Shayk after she failed to attend the surprise birthday party organized for Ronaldo’s mom in 2015 when she turned 60. However, neither Irina Shayk nor Ronaldo addressed these rumours to confirm or disprove them.
It is also speculated that Irina Shayk could be the mother of Ronaldo’s oldest son, Cristiano Jr, who was born in San Diego, California, United States in 2010 the same year, Irina Shayk and Ronaldo started dating. However, Ronaldo has revealed that he would never tell anyone who the mother of his oldest son is, and he never will. After going their separate ways, Irina Shayk dated American actor, Bradley Cooper with whom she bore a daughter named Lea De Seine Shayk Cooper. The couple split in 2019, and as of June 2022, Irina Shayk is romantically linked to American Rapper, Kanye West.
About Kim Kardashian and Cristiano Ronaldo’s relationship
Kim Kardashian is an American socialite, model and entrepreneur born on October 21, 1980, in Los Angeles, California, United States. She is 41 years old as of June 2022. Kim and Cristiano Ronaldo met in Los Angeles in 2010 after Ronaldo heard that Kim watched him play in Spain. Thereafter, they were reportedly spotted on a lunch date in Madrid, Spain. Although there were no photos of their meeting, according to reliable sources, the pair were reported to be affectionate towards each other. The relationship was short-lived, as the two reportedly broke up for reasons best known to them.
About Cristiano Ronaldo and Paris Hilton’s relationship
Paris Hilton is an American media personality, socialite, model, and singer. She was born on February 17, 1981, in New York, United States. She is 41 years old as of June 2022. Details of Paris Hilton and Cristiano’s relationship surfaced after the pair were seen getting cosy at a nightclub in Los Angeles in 2009. At first, Paris denied their relationship, referring to Ronaldo as an incredible athlete and a good friend. Later on, it was reported that their relationship was short-lived and the two went their separate ways after Paris Hilton revealed that Ronaldo was far from all the qualities she desires in a man.
About Cristiano Ronaldo and Rita Pereira’s relationship
Rita Pereira is a Portuguese actress and model born on March 13, 1982, in Cascais, Portugal. She is 40 years old as of June 2022. Details about Rita Pereira and Ronaldo’s relationship surfaced between 2008 and 2010 after they started making headlines in the Portuguese press. Though it was speculated that their relationship was a fling, neither of them reacted to the reports.
About Cristiano Ronaldo’s relationship with his current girlfriend – Georgina Rodríguez
Georgina Rodríguez is an Argentinian model, dancer, and social media influencer born on January 27, 1994, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Georgina Rodríguez and Cristiano Ronaldo met in 2016 at a Madrid Gucci store where Georgina worked as a sales assistant. According to the story, a co-worker had asked Georgina Rodríguez if she could stay past her closing time for a client. She eventually agreed and the client turned out to be Cristiano Ronaldo who walked into the store with his oldest son and a few friends. Ronaldo later became a personal shopping client of hers, and later on, they both connected after going to a Dolce & Gabbana event together.
Although they both kept their relationship private for the first few months, immediately people found out, there was always a large turn-out at the Gucci store where Georgina worked. Fear gripped the store manager who thought the large turn-out would put off their rich client. As a result of this, Georgina Rodríguez was dismissed and with the help of Ronaldo’s connections, she got another job in a famous Spanish department store.
In January 2022, the couple became a subject of a new Netflix reality series titled “I Am Georgina”. The show follows details of the early days of their romance with its main focus on Georgina Rodríguez. It was on this show that Ronaldo stated that he would get married to Georgina Rodríguez, adding that it would happen very soon.
It could be in a year, or six months or even in a month. I am 1000 percent sure that it would happen.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s children
As of June 2022, Cristiano Ronaldo has five children (three girls and two boys). Two of them were born to his current girlfriend, Georgina Rodríguez, and the other two were born as twins by a surrogate mother. The identity of the mother of Cristiano Ronaldo’s oldest son is currently unknown. Rumours have it that Cristiano Ronaldo’s ex-girlfriend, Irina Shayk could be the boy’s mother. Other reports claim the boy was also born by a surrogate mother.
List of Ronaldo’s children
- Cristiano Ronaldo Jr
- Eva Maria dos Santos Aveiro
- Mateo Ronaldo
- Alana Martina dos Santos Aveiro
- Bella Esmeralda dos Santos Aveiro
|Child’s Name||Nature||Age||Gender||Mother/Baby Mama|
|Cristiano Ronaldo Jr||Single||12||Male||Unknown|
|Eva Maria dos Santos Aveiro||Twin||5||Female||Surrogate|
|Alana Martina dos Santos Aveiro||Single||4||Female||Georgina Rodríguez|
|Bella Esmeralda dos Santos Aveiro||Twin||2 m.o||Female||Georgina Rodríguez|
About Cristiano Ronaldo’s children
a. Cristiano Ronaldo Jr is the eldest son of Cristiano Ronaldo. He was born on June 17, 2010, in San Diego, California, United States. He is 12 years old as of June 2022. He is fondly referred to as “Cristianinho” which means “Little Cristiano”. He is also following in his father’s footsteps, having joined the Manchester United football academy. Though the identity of his mother is not known, rumours have it that he was either born by a surrogate mother or by Cristiano’s ex-girlfriend, Irina Shayk. Ronaldo has maintained that he will not reveal the identity of his son’s mother to the public but will make sure he tells his son when he feels he is old enough to know the truth.
b. Eva Maria dos Santos Aveiro is one-half of Ronaldo’s first set of twins who were born to a surrogate mother. She was born on June 8, 2017, in Sharp Grossmont Hospital, La Mesa, California, United States. She is 5 years old as of June 2022.
c. Mateo Ronaldo is the other half of Ronaldo’s first set of twins. He was also born on June 8, 2017, to a surrogate mother. He is 5 years old as of June 2022.
d. Alana Martina dos Santos Aveiro is Ronaldo’s first daughter with his current girlfriend, Georgina Rodríguez. She was born on November 12, 2017, at the University Hospital Quironsalud Madrid, Spain. She is 4 years old as of June 2022.
e. Bella Esmeralda is the youngest of the Ronaldo family and the one-half of Ronaldo’s twins by Georgina Rodríguez. Bella was born on April 18, 2022, a few hours after her twin brother died shortly after his birth. She is 2 months old as of June 2022.
About Ronaldo’s son’s death
In December 2021, Cristiano Ronaldo and Georgina Rodríguez announced they were having twins and revealed the sex of the twins. Unfortunately, on April 18, 2022, they both announced the death of their son who passed away a few hours before their daughter Bella was born. They also took their Instagram page to post a statement which reads:
It is with the deepest sadness we have to announce that our baby boy has passed away. It is the greatest pain any parent can feel. Only the birth of our baby girl gives us the strength to live this moment with some hope and happiness. We would like to thank the doctors and nurses for all their expert care and support. We are all devastated at this loss and we kindly ask for privacy at this very difficult time. Our baby boy, you are our angel. We will always love you.