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Everything You Need About Maria Shriver's Children

Alizeh Published On Wed Feb 26 2020   Modified On Sun Mar 21 2021
Everything You Need About Maria Shriver's Children

If you didn't already know Maria Owings Shriver is an American journalist, author, former First Lady of California, and the wife of former Governor of California and actor Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Schwarzenegger and Shriver announced their separation after 25 years of marriage, and Shriver moved out of the couple's Brentwood mansion and filed a divorce in 2011.

Maria, subject to plastic surgery speculations, works as an executive producer in The Alzheimer's Project, Shriver earned two Emmy Awards and an Academy of Television Arts & Sciences award for developing a "television show with a conscience".

How many children do Maria have?
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Regardless of the problems in their marriage, the pair is very much involved in their children's life. If you don't already know about the couple's children, keep scrolling.

Maria Shriver's Children

Maria and Arnold have 4 children together; 2 daughters and 2 sons. Eldest daughter Katherine Schwarzenegger (Age 30), second daughter Christina Schwarzenegger (Age 28), third son Patrick Schwarzenegger (Age 26) and youngest son Christopher Schwarzenegger (Age 22).

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Maria's children.
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Shriver's eldest daughter Katherine went to USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism and is an American Author, occasional TV host, and lifestyle blogger.

Katherine also promotes sponsored content for brands: Kate Spade, Kenneth Cole, Bumble, Burt's Bees, Rothy's shoes, Dawn dish soap, Curel lotion, TJ Maxx through her social media. 

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Katherine's Book.
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Over the years, Katherine's published multiple books including: 'I just graduated now what?', 'Maverick and me,' and 'Rock what you've got.' She's the fiancée of Chris Pratt, the "Jurassic World," "Guardians of the Galaxy," and "Lego Movie" star.

Although Schwarzenegger has been steadily building her brand for years, her relationship with Pratt, 39, has made her a new and frequently photographed tabloid staple.

The two announced their engagement in mid-January.

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Katherine with husband Chris Pratt 
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"My sweet love. Wouldn't want to live this life with anyone but you," Schwarzenegger captioned an Instagram photo to her 560,000 followers, which showed a perfect angle of her enormous diamond ring with her arms around Pratt's neck.

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Christina Schwarzenegger is the second child of Maria. Christina is an American producer, following her father's footsteps in the movie industry, Christi chose the same field. 

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Christina with mother Maria.

Christina was taking Adderall, a drug that is used for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and narcolepsy since she was quite young. As she grew up, it became an addiction for her. She eventually managed to come off the medication.

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Christina talking about the Netflix show 'Take your Pills'
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In 2018, she produced the Netflix documentary 'Take Your Pills.' Directed by Alison Klayman, the film shows the major issue that Adderall has become in the modern world. Christina is very active on various platforms of social media.

Maria's third son Patrick Schwarzenegger is an American actor and model. At the age of ten, Schwarzenegger had a small role in the movie The Benchwarmers. Throughout his childhood, he practiced acting with his father. At age 15, he started a clothing line. 

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Maria's third child Patrick Schwarzenegger 
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Patrick's done a lot of different movies; his latest being Daniel isn't real. From a very young age, Patrick was into acting; spending hours on his dad's movie set was his favorite thing to do. 

Watch" Patrick's movie trailer 

Apart from acting Patrick also sprouted into an entrepreneur when in 2014, Schwarzenegger franchised his own Blaze Pizza at The Grove in Los Angeles. 

Shriver's youngest son Christopher Schwarzenegger is 22. Christopher joined the University of Michigan as he secured quite the marks in high school tests and exams. He is currently working on getting his bachelor's degree. 

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Young Christopher with father Arnold
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Although Maria's children are all grown up and living on their own now, she's managed to maintain a close relationship with every one of them.

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Maria with Katherine.
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According to Page Six, the holder of $100 million net worth Shriver found two houses across the street from one another near the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles—one costing over $2 million, the other over $3 million—but eventually withdrew her bid because the prices were getting too high.

Page Six quotes an "insider" as saying,

Maria was doing the shopping, looking for Patrick and his older sister so they would be close to each other in a good, safe neighborhood. Although it proved unfruitful in the end— they'll be back.

Regardless of the turmoil in Maria and Arnold's relationship, the pair's maintained a good relationship with their kids, providing them everything they require for a healthy growing up. 

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Arnold's song Joseph 
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Arnold has a love child Joseph Baena, who is an exact lookalike of the former governor of California. The actor hid the relationship for years because of which he has a problematic relationship with his children, as they are reluctant to accept their stepbrother.

Watch: Maria talk about her children

While Baena continuously tries to be in touch, but Schwarzenegger's ignore his efforts, more specifically the half-sisters.

We hope these half-siblings find their way to come together as one and show support for each other. And that's the only thing we can hope for now.

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