Mother of Arnold Schwarzenegger's Love Child Confirmed

Mother of Arnold Schwarzenegger's Love Child Confirmed

Details on the "Governator" scandal including a 14 year old child, divorce papers and more.

Published May 19, 2011

The mother of ex-California governor and action star Arnold Schwarzenegger’s love child has been revealed. ABC News reported that Mildred Patricia Baena is the former family maid and mother of Schwarzenegger's fifth child. The troubled star confirmed Tuesday in a statement that he had fathered a love child with a household staffer more than a decade earlier.


News of a break up between Arnold and his wife, former TV journalist and Kennedy heiress Maria Shriver, was shocking enough to fans of the longtime couple. Then came word that the discovery of infidelity and a secret child was to blame for the fallout of their marriage. Schwarzenegger managed to keep his secret from his family and the press for more than a decade. In addition, the child is allegedly 14-years-old, not 10, as previously reported. To make matters worse, the child is said to have been born five days after his other son, Christopher.  


Steve Mindel, an expert on California family law, told the Washington Post, he suspects Baena was married to another man at the time of child’s birth. Now, with paternity confirmed he suspects a “high net-worth individual," the former movie star would pay $15,000 to $30,000 a month in child support.


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Written by Michael Arceneaux


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