Antonella Rocuzzo, wife of the ace footballer, Lionel Messi. She is a notable dietician and model, however she is more at the center of attention for her drawn out relationship with Lionel Messi. She has additionally collabed with numerous incredible wellness brands and organizations including Adidas and Stella McCartney. She’s likely to have focused on raising her three children over the past few years but also does have plenty of business interests, including her line of footwear.  Sofia Balbi, the wife of Luis Suarez, is the partner of Antonella in her Footwear business. Antonella always stays away from the spotlight – though she has amassed over 33.7 million followers on Instagram.

Antonella Rocuzzo? All About Lionel Messi's Wife

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Early Life

Antonella Roccuzzo was born on February 26, 1988, in Santa Fe, Rosario, Argentina. She was raised along with her two sisters Paula and Carla Roccuzzo. Antonella’s parents are Jose Roccuzzo and Patricia Blanko.

Being raised in the same area, Antonella Rocuzzo’s cousin became a friend  of Messi, who  introduced him to Antonella. She met Messi before he became a football star. Before Antonella’s enrollment at the University of Argentina to study Odontology to make her dream accurate of becoming a dentist, Antonella completed her primary education at a high school in Rosario. Later, she chooses to study Social Communications to develop her social media skills.

Regardless of the lengthy history together, Antonella and Lionel parted ways to make their dreams come true, only to reconnect later in 2007. It all happened when one of Antonella’s close good friends died in a car crash, and Lionel Messi came all the way to Argentina to be with her. In those days, Antonella realized that she started loving Messi.

Antonella Roccuzzo’s Career

Antonella Rocuzzo’s career path has started growing since she first started dating one of the best footballers, Messi. She started training to be a dentist, as per her childhood dream. While many celebrities’ wives thrive off their fame, income, and achievements, Antonella has proved to be independent and hardworking and also continually promotes feminism. Growing up, Antonella dreamt of becoming a health nutritionist as well as a dentist. This acted as motivation throughout her childhood. 

She succeeded in her elementary and high school studies and went to university and studied nutrition and dietetics. With a great vision and drive, she made decisions of odontology and social communication. However, after moving to Spain- Barcelona, her passion changed.

After she got engaged to Messi, she developed her interest in modelling, something that would later make her personality better and grow her character. She has magnificent beauty and fineness, something that has contributed to her success in the fashion industry. She has mastered the art of being decent while still creating her unique style.

Aside from that, she has collaborated with many popular fashion brands both in Argentina and Spain, where she has both modeled and done advertisements. Still, most of her fame comes from being married to Messi, who has over the years landed himself many brand advertisement deals.

Before the couple was together, Messi dated the Argentine singer, model, and actress, Luciana Salazar. Nevertheless, it doesn’t come as a surprise that Antonella has also turned out to be one. Most footballers have often chosen to marry models or actresses.

Antonella Rocuzzo’s Marriage With Messi 

Lionel Messi’s wife Antonella Rocuzzo is a famous Argentina model. They’ve been childhood sweetheart. She comes from the same city as Messi. Initially, they were in a long-distance relationship. However, a tragedy brought them closer together. They’re quite inseparable since then.

Antonella and Messi come from the same city as Rosario. They’ve known each other since the age of five. She was a cousin of his friend. They used to visit each other’s homes as children.

In 2007, Antonella’s friend passed away in a car crash. Messi was in Barcelona to make his football career. However, he did not leave his friend in this state. He’d constantly visit her place to support and comfort her. Their relationship reached a new level after this incident.

In 2009, Lionel Messi and Antonella Roccuzzo announced their relationship in an interview before they made it official by attending a carnival in Sitges after a Barcelona- Espanyol derby. In 2017, they married in a grandiose marriage in their hometown of Rosario, which was dubbed ‘ Argentina’s wedding of the century ’ by the media. Only 260 guests attended their wedding ceremony including Neymar, Luis Suárez, Gerard Piqué and his ex-wife, Shakira. 

Their beautiful marriage was graced by some dignitaries including football stars; Sergio Aguero, Carles Puyol, Cesc Fabregas, and Samuel Eto, among others. 

Antonella Rocuzzo Children

The couple is blessed with 3 children, who all resemble them and could one day become as popular as their parents. The surprising bit is that the first two children were born while the couple was still dating, while the third baby came soon after their marriage.

In June 2012, in celebration of his victory against Ecuador, Messi placed the ball under his shirt to portray a pregnant woman, a clear message to his fans and the world that they were expecting a baby. Later in November of that same year, Thiago, their first son was born.

The couple shared the news on social media, and many fans congratulated them and gave blessings to their baby.

 The second son of Roccuzzo and Messi was born on 11, September 2015. They named him Mateo. But he was not their last baby. Two years after the couple married (2017), they announced the good news of their another baby boy named Ciro. 

She has a few pieces of tattoo art on her body. She has the tattoo of her both sons’ names on the back of her hands, and she and Messi also have matching crown tattoos. To honor and commemorate their relationship, Antonella shows her unconditional love for her Argentinian love by getting a tattoo that matched the one he already had. Messi got a tattoo of the king’s crown before the couple married. Later, to match Messi, his wife also got a Queen Crown tattoo.

Antonella Rocuzzo Net Worth

Roccuzzo has made great wealth through her hard work. Her estimated net worth is to be around $ 20 million. Antonella Roccuzzo has made a great fortune with her net worth ranking in millions of dollars. Her primary source of wealth comes from her modeling work and business. She has worked with many popular brands such as Stella McCartney, Adidas, and most recently Alo and many more.

Comparatively, there’s a fortune difference of $ 580 million between Messi and his wife’s net worth. While Roccuzzo’s net worth is $ 20 million,  on the other hand  Lionel Messi has a net worth of$ 600 million and earns$ 75 million in a year. Messi is one of the highest-paid athletes in the world.

Social Media

Besides being successful business women she is also a model who endorsed many brands on social media. On Instagram She has around 15 million followers. She frequently shares her personal and professional life on Instagram by posting photos and videos. Antonella’s profession is modeling and she has become a social media sensation due to her sizzling photos floating around on the web.

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