Joseph Baena

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, U.S.

Date of Birth: October 2, 1997

*biological father – Austrian, some Czech
*mother – Guatemalan

Joseph Baena is an American actor, bodybuilder, model, and real estate agent.

Joseph’s biological father is Austrian-born actor and politician Arnold Schwarzenegger, who was Governor of California, from November 17, 2003 to January 3, 2011. His mother is Mildred Patricia Baena, who worked as a housekeeper for his household, and had had an affair with his father at the time. Mildred was born in Guatemala City, Guatemala. His legal father is Rogelio Baena.

Among Joseph’s half-siblings are author Katherine Schwarzenegger and actor, model, and entrepreneur Patrick Schwarzenegger.

Joseph’s paternal grandfather was Gustav Schwarzenegger (the son of Karl Schwarzenegger, born Carl Mach, and of Cecelia/Cecilia Hinterleitner). Gustav was born in Weiz, Weiz District, Styria, Austria. Karl was born in Neuberg an der Mürz, the son of Wenzel/Václav Mach, who was born in Kočov, near Tachov, Pilsen, in the Czech lands; and of Kunigunde Schwarzenegger. Karl later took on his mother’s name Schwarzenegger. Cecelia was the daughter of Peter Hinterleitner and Regina Ehmann.

Joseph’s paternal grandmother was named Aurelia Jadrny (the daughter of Maria Jadrny). Aurelia was born in Gloggnitz, Neunkirchen District, Lower Austria. Maria was born in Alservorstadt, now part of Vienna, the daughter of Marie Jadrná, or Maria Jadrny in German. Joseph’s great-great-grandmother Marie was Czech, from Svratka, Žďár nad Sázavou, Vysočina, and was the daughter of Ignác Jadrný and Terezie Novotná.

Joseph’s maternal grandmother was named Reyna Peña de Leon. Reyna was born in Coatepeque, Quetzaltenango, Guatemala.

Sources: Article about Joseph’s Czech ancestry –

Genealogy of Joseph Baena –

Genealogy of Joseph’s father –

Genealogies of Joseph’s paternal grandparents, Gustav Schwarzenegger and Aurelia (Jadrny) Schwarzenegger –

1 Response

  1. Manila says:

    Update his paternal grandmother’s ancestry.

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