Quick Facts of Antonella Roccuzzo
- Full NameAntonella Roccuzzo
- Net Worth$20 million
- Date of Birth1988 /02 /26
- NicknameAntonella Roccuzzo
- Marital StatusMarried
- BirthplaceSanata Fe, Rosario
- Active Year2008-present
- Eye colourHazel
- Hair colourBlack
- Height5 ft 2 inch
- Weight62 kg
- EducationUniversity of Argentina
- Online PresenceInstagram, Facebook
”Behind every successful man, there is a woman.” This statement perfectly fits the life of Antonella Roccuzzo, wife of World greatest footballer Lionel Messi. She is a professional model and media personality who works in a contract with Shoe designer Ricky Sarkany. Her husband is the fifth time ballon dor winner and has won 34 trophies in his career.
Antonella is well respected by football fans for loyalty and constant support to her husband Messi. To find out continue reading the article below:
Antonella Roccuzzo was born in Santa Fe, Rosario Argentina on 26th February 1988. Her long black hair and skin color is the reason why her parents gave her the name. Born to father Jose Roccuzzo a businessman and mother Patricia Blanko a homemaker. She grew up in a humble background in the football city of Rosario alongside sisters Paula Roccuzzo and Carla Roccuzzo.
Additionally, the 32 years old completed her basic education from one of the high schools in her hometown. Upon completion, she enrolled at the University of Argentina where she studied Odontology in order to fulfill her dreams to become a dentist.
After attending the University she decided to study Social Communication so as to enhance her social media skills. As of now, she is continuing her study and studies Nutrition due to her interest in good health. Also, she is learning English and Social Communication.
Husband Lionel Messi
Antonella is an ideal woman to look forward to when it comes to love life. She married love her life, Lionel Messi, on 30 June 2017 at a luxury hotel named Hotel City Center in Rosario in the presence of VIP guests such as James Rodriguez and other 260 high profile personalities. Despite tieing the knot recently, the couple lived together for over a decade. Initially, Roccuzzo knew Leo when he was five years old since she was the cousin of his best friend Lucas Scaglia who is also a footballer.
Antonella knew Leo from childhood but they officially started dating since 2008. Her partner confirmed the news of them dating in media in January 2009 during the carnival in Sitges after the derby between Barcelona and Espanyol.
Upon marriage, the couple is close than ever and can often be seen together during events and football games. She is a huge supporter of her husband can be seen wearing Barcelona Jersey with his name in the back. As of now the couple is happily married and shares three children together from their marriage.
Antonella is a mother of three sons from her marriage to Lionel Messi. The duo became parents for the first time on November 2, 2012, with a son Thiago Messi. Prior to his birth, Leo celebrated his partner’s first pregnancy by placing the ball under his shirt after scoring in Argentina’s 4–0 win against Ecuador. Thiago was born in Barcelona where his father missed the training session to be with Antonella during the birth time.
Furthermore, Antonella became a mother for the second time after she gave birth to Mateo Messi on September 11, 2015, in Barcelona. After the birth of Mateo, the couple decided to tie the knot. Also after tieing the knot, they became parents for the third time after the marriage with a son named Ciro Messi on March 10, 2018.
Net worth-$20 million
Antonella has a net worth of $20 million. She works as a model and social media personality. She might be earning around $50,000 as a model thanks to her image which attracts top brands to cast her as their brand face. However, her major chunk of income comes from managing her husband’s fortune of $640 million.
Antonella’s husband is in no 1 position in the highest-paid Athlete in the world alongside Cristiano Ronaldo Jr father and Georgina Rodriguez partner Cristiano Ronaldo. He tops the list with earnings of $127 million between his salary of $92 million and an endorsement of $35 million. Also, he has a lifetime deal with Adidas worth $12 million. He also extended his contract with FC Barcelona from which he receives $33 million per year.
Furthermore, the mother of three families got into controversy related to money after Leo and his father tried to hide the earning from deals with Pepsi-Cola, Proctor & Gamble and Adidas. As a result, they were sentenced to 21-month prison which replaced with a fine of $2 million. As of now, the Messi family lives in the neighborhood of Bellamar with the house he bought in 2009 for $2 million. The house’s current market price is $7 million after renovation.