Patrick Schwarzenegger

Patrick Schwarzenegger at Variety's Power of Youth, Universal St

Schwarzenegger in 2013, photo by s_bukley/

Birth Name: Patrick Arnold Shriver Schwarzenegger

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: September 18, 1993

*father – Austrian
*mother – Irish, as well as German, small/distant amounts of Scottish, English, Dutch, and French Huguenot

Patrick Schwarzenegger is an American actor, model, and entrepreneur. He starred in the film Midnight Sun (2018).

His father is Austrian-born actor and politician Arnold Schwarzenegger. His mother is journalist Maria Shriver. His maternal grandfather, politician Sargent Shriver, had German, Irish, and small amounts of Scottish, English, Dutch, and French Huguenot, ancestry. His maternal grandmother, a sister of President John F. Kennedy, was of Irish, and distant Scottish, descent.

Among his siblings is author Katherine Schwarzenegger. Katherine is married to actor Chris Pratt. Patrick is also a great-nephew of politicians Robert F. Kennedy and Ted Kennedy, and activist and humanitarian Jean Kennedy Smith, who was Ambassador to Ireland, from June 24, 1993 to September 17, 1998; all of whom were his grandmother’s siblings. Patrick’s first cousin, once removed, was journalist John F. Kennedy, Jr., and Patrick’s second cousins are politician Joe Kennedy III and Jack Schlossberg.

Patrick’s paternal grandfather was Gustav Schwarzenegger (the son of Karl Mach/Schwarzenegger and Cecelia/Cecilia Hinterleitner). Gustav was born in Weiz, Weiz District, Styria, Austria. Karl was the son of Wenzel Mach and Kunigunde Schwarzenegger. Cecelia was the daughter of Peter Hinterleitner and Regina Ehmann.

Patrick’s paternal grandmother was named Aurelia Jadrny. Aurelia was born in Gloggnitz, Neunkirchen District, Lower Austria.

Patrick’s maternal grandfather was Sargent Shriver (Robert Sargent Shriver, the son of Robert Sargent Shriver and Hilda Shriver). Patrick’s grandfather Sargent was born in Maryland, and was the 21st United States Ambassador to France, the 1st Director of the Peace Corps, and the Democratic Party’s nominee for Vice President of the United States in 1972. Patrick’s great-grandfather Robert was the son of Henry Shriver and Sarah Sargent Van Lear Perry. Hilda was the daughter of Thomas Herbert Shriver and Elizabeth Rosalia/Rosalie Lawson.

Patrick’s Shriver line can be traced back to Lorenz Schreiber, who was born, c. 1630, in Enkenbach-Alsenborn, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany.

Patrick’s maternal grandmother was Eunice Kennedy Shriver (born Eunice Mary Kennedy, the daughter of Joseph Patrick Kennedy and Rose Elizabeth Fitzgerald). Eunice was born in Massachusetts. Joseph and Rose were of Irish descent, and Patrick’s grandfather also had remote Scottish roots. His Kennedy line traces back to Scotland, and Patrick had Scottish-born ancestors in the 1600s. Patrick’s great-grandfather Joseph was a businessperson, investor, and politician, who was the son of P. J. Kennedy (Patrick Joseph Kennedy), a businessperson and politician, with roots in Dunganstown, and of Mary Augusta Hickey, whose roots were in Cork, Munster, and Rossearbery. Patrick’s great-grandmother Rose was a philanthropist and socialite. Rose’s father, John Francis Fitzgerald, was a politician, who served as Mayor of Boston (from 1906 to 1908, and again from 1910 to 1914), and as a Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Massachusetts (from 1895 to 1901, and in 1919). John’s roots were in Co. Limerick, including Lough Cur. Rose’s mother was Mary Josephine “Josie” Hannon, whose roots were in Lough Cur and Bruff.

Sources: Genealogy of Patrick Schwarzenegger –

Genealogy of Patrick’s father –

Genealogy of Patrick Schwarzenegger (focusing on his mother’s side) –

Genealogy of Patrick’s mother –

Genealogies of Patrick’s maternal grandparents, Robert Sargent Shriver and Eunice Mary Kennedy –

Genealogy of Patrick’s mother (focusing on her mother’s side) –

Genealogy of Patrick’s maternal great-great-great-grandfather, Joseph Shriver –

Patrick’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Elizabeth Rosalia/Rosalie Lawson, on the 1880 U.S. Census –

Genealogy of Patrick’s maternal grandmother, Eunice Mary Kennedy –

Genealogy of Patrick’s maternal grandmother, Eunice Mary Kennedy (through Eunice’s brother, John F. Kennedy) –

Genealogy of Patrick’s maternal grandmother, Eunice Mary Kennedy (through Eunice’s brother, John F. Kennedy) (focusing on Eunice’s father’s side) –

Patrick’s maternal great-grandmother, Rose Elizabeth Fitzgerald, on the 1900 U.S. Census –
Rose Elizabeth Fitzgerald on the 1910 U.S. Census –

Notes on the ancestry of Patrick’s maternal great-grandmother, Rose Elizabeth Fitzgerald –

4 Responses

  1. Ardor says:

    Looks very feminine. Can’t believe that he is Arnold’s son.

  2. gel says:

    I think Germans tend to have heavier features (like his father) – he has the lighter Irish features.

  3. Racial Realist says:

    He has the head of a 9 year old on an adult man’s body.

  4. Marseille says:

    He has beautiful skin.

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