Maria Shriver & Arnold Schwarzenegger

Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver

Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver  


Maria Shriver and Arnold Schwarzenegger were married for 31 years. They dated for 8 years after getting together in Aug 1977 and married on 26th Apr 1986. 31 years later they divorced in Sep 2017.

They had 4 children, Katherine Eunice (31), Christina Maria Aurelia (30), Patrick Arnold (28) and Christopher Sargent Shriver (23).


Maria Shriver is a 66 year old American TV News. Born Maria Owings Shriver on 6th November, 1955 in Chicago, Illinois, USA, she is famous for Married to Arnold Schwarzenegger. Her zodiac sign is Scorpio.

Arnold Schwarzenegger is a 74 year old Austrian Bodybuilder. Born Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger on 30th July, 1947 in Thal, Styria, Austria, he is famous for The Terminator Film Series, Governor Of California, From 2003-2011, "I'll Be Back".. His zodiac sign is Leo.


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Relationship Statistics

DatingAug 1977 - 26th Apr 1986 8 years, 9 months
Married26th Apr 1986 - Sep 2017 31 years, 4 months
Total Aug 1977 - Sep 2017 40 years, 1 month

(26 April 1986 - present) (filed for divorce) (4 children)
On April 26, 1986, Schwarzenegger married television journalist Maria Shriver, niece of the past President of the United States John F. Kennedy in Hyannis, Massachusetts. The Rev. John Baptist Riordan performed the ceremony at St. Francis Xavier Roman Catholic Church.
They have four children: Katherine Eunice Shriver Schwarzenegger (born December 13, 1989 in Los Angeles, California); Christina Maria Aurelia Schwarzenegger (born July 23, 1991 in Los Angeles, California); Patrick Arnold Schwarzenegger (born September 18, 1993 in Los Angeles, California); and Christopher Sargent Shriver Schwarzenegger (born September 27, 1997 in Los Angeles, California).
Arnold met Maria at the Robert F. Kennedy Tennis Tournament in August 1977. He was already dating hairdresser Sue Moray, and dated both women for about a year. He then was dating Maria, but there was a bump in the relationship when he fell for his Red Sonja costar Bridgette Nielsen and began a relationship with her. Shriver issued an ultimatum, and he ended up proposing and married her in 1986.
Maria File for Divore. July 1, 2011
Maria Shriver is moving on.
California's former first lady filed for divorce from Arnold Schwarzenegger Friday in Los Angeles Superior Court, a source confirms, two months after the actor's public admission that he fathered a child with the couple's longtime housekeeper.
Citing irreconcilable differences, Shriver is seeking shared custody of their minor children, Patrick, 17, and Christopher, 13. The couple also have two daughters, Katherine, 21 and Christina, 19. Shriver is also seeking spousal support from Schwarzenegger and that he pay her attorney fees.
Schwarzenegger's rep Adam Mendelsohn had no comment on the filing.
According to a source, one of the reasons Shriver had confronted housekeeper Mildred Baena was because it became more and more apparent over the years that Baena's son, Joseph, 13, bore a striking resemblance to Schwarzenegger.
"While Maria may not have been as angry at Mildred as she was at Arnold, her instinct would be to protect her family," a source close to the family previously told PEOPLE. "Whatever she did in the aftermath was about taking care of her kids, trying to shield them and trying to minimize the repercussions."
Shriver, 55, most recently attended the Special Olympics in Athens, Greece, accompanied by her four children.
It remains to be seen what sort of relationship Schwarzenegger, 63, plans to have with Joseph, although a source says the actor has been providing for the boy for many years.
In early May, the couple announced their split as they contemplated the state of their 25-year marriage.
"At this time, we are living apart, while we work on the future of our relationship," the couple said in a statement at the time. "We are continuing to parent our four children together. They are the light and the center of both of our lives."

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Relationship Timeline

September, 2017 - Divorce

9th May, 2011 - Breakup

May, 2011 - Breakup

27th September, 1997 - Child

18th September, 1993 - Child

23rd July, 1991 - Child

13th December, 1989 - Child

26th April, 1986 - Marriage

August, 1977 - Hookup

Couple Comparison

Maria Shriver
Arnold Schwarzenegger
Maria Shriver
Arnold Schwarzenegger
Age (at start of relationship)
5' 11" (180 cm)
6' 2" (188 cm)
TV News
Hair Color
Brown - Dark
Brown - Light
Eye Color
Roman Catholic
Roman Catholic


Katherine EuniceFemale13th December, 198931 years old
Christina Maria AureliaFemale23rd July, 199130 years old
Patrick ArnoldMale18th September, 199328 years old
Christopher Sargent ShriverMale27th September, 199724 years old



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