Antonella Roccuzzo is an Instagram influencer and model and is the wife of famous soccer player Lionel Messi and mother of their three sons Thiago, Mateo, and Ciro. She was first introduced in media in 2008 when Messi openly declared their relationship.
She was born on February 26, 1988, in Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina, and has two sisters, Carla, and Paula Roccuzzo. Her father was Jose Roccuzzo. He was a businessman while her mother was Patricia Blanko and was a homemaker.
She was given the nickname “La Negra” by her parents due to her black hair and brown skin color.
Antonella Roccuzzo Dating History And Marriage Details
Antonella was Messi’s childhood sweetheart. They stayed connected after he left to play football in Spain at the age of 13. They started a romantic relationship in the late 2000s. She is a model and a dietician.
They both have the same tattoo on their ring finger: XXX-VI-XVII that is the date of their wedding, 30-6-17. Leo and Antonella, together have three sons. Thiago, their first, was born on November 2, 2012, Mateo, their second was born on September 11, 2015, and in 2018 they welcomed Ciro.
Antonella first met Messi at the age of 5 as she was the cousin of Messi’s best friend “Lucas Scaglia”. They spent most of their childhood together. She moved to Spain when Messi started his career at Barcelona. She is a student of Nutrition science and later continued her education after moving to Spain.
Lionel Messi, the forward and captain of the Argentina football team and FC Barcelona club, moved from Rosario for career reasons but kept on seeing Antonella during the holy Christmas vacations. It’s not made public the exact time when they started as a couple but it is assumed that their bond becomes stronger when Messi flew back to Rosario to offer his support to Antonella when her friend died. Messi declared their relationship publicly in 2008 when asked about his dating life in a TV show. After that, the couple was spotted together on several occasions including vacations in South Barcelona and Brazil, where they were seen having a great time together.
The couple got engaged in 2010 and later got married in a ceremony hosted at Hotel City Center in their hometown Rosario, Argentina. Their marriage ceremony was attended by famous footballers including Messi’s teammates Luis Suarez and Neymar Jr. The beautiful couple has been spotted several times driving around in an Audi car.
She was spotted vacationing with her footballer beau “Lionel Messi” in South America’s largest country Brazil.
Antonella Roccuzzo Net Worth
Antonella has an approximated net worth of $20 million. She is also known for her striking beauty and more significantly, for being the childhood sweetheart and longtime girlfriend of the Argentine soccer star Lionel Messi. She has earned most of her wealth from her career as an Instagram star from Argentina. She also makes money from other undiscovered sources mainly modeling. She also started her footwear brand with Luis Suarez’s wife Sofia Balbi.
Antonella Roccuzzo Social Media Presence
She avoids paparazzi and limelight despite being a model. She also doesn’t have a Facebook or Twitter account but rather is an Instagram account with 12 million-plus followers. She often shares her family vacation pictures on her account.