Who is Maceo Robert Martinez?
Maceo Robert Martinez was born on 5 October 2013, in Los Angeles, California USA, and is best known as the son of actress Halle Berry through her marriage to French actor Olivier Martinez. Both of his parents have storied careers in the entertainment industry.
The Net Worth of Maceo Robert Martinez
How rich is Maceo Robert Martinez? As of early-2019, sources inform us of a net worth that is over $1 million, gained mostly through the success of his parents. His mother has an estimated net worth of $80 milllion, while his father has an estimated net worth at $20 million. Time will tell if Maceo’s future endeavors will add to the wealth his family already has.
Early Life and Family
The name Maceo given to him by his mother means “gift of God”, and was likely a reference to how Halle was already in her late 40s when she gave birth. He is not her first child, however, as he grew up with an older sister – his mother giving birth earlier in her life also meant that she had a higher chance of a successful pregnancy even during her late 40s. His older sister is a half sibling from her mother’s previous relationship to Gabriel Aubry.
Mother – Halle Berry
Halle Maria Berry is an Academy Award winner, Best Actress for her performance in the film “Monster’s Ball” which aired in 2001; she is the only African-American woman to have won the award. She was one of the highest paid actresses during the 2000s, she was a model prior to transitioning to acting. Other known roles she’s had include “Introducing Dorothy Dandridge”, for which performance she won several awards.
With her Oscar win, she continued to gain prominent roles, playing Storm in “X-Men”, reprising her role in “X2”, “X-Men: The Last Stand”, and “X-Men: Days of Future Past”. She appeared in the James Bond film “Die Another Day” as the Bond girl Jinx, and also in films such as “Swordfish” and “Cloud Atlas”, and is set to appear in the film “John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum” alongside Keanu Reeves. Other projects she’s had in recent years include “Kings” in which she starred alongside Daniel Craig, and “Kingsman: The Golden Circle” which earned a good amount at the box office.
Father – Olivier Martinez
Olivier began his career in the 1990s, gaining prominence through his role in the French film “Un, deux, trois, soleil” which earned him the Cesar Award for Most Promising Actor. He continued his roles throughout the 1990s in projects such as “The Horseman on the Roof” and “The Chambermaid on the Titanic”. He transitioned to more Hollywood films in the 2000s, appearing in “Before Night Falls”, “Unfaithful”, and the crime thriller “S.W.A.T.” playing the role of a French drug lord.
His roles were less in entering the 2010s, but his work was still consistent to make him a known name in Hollywood. He had roles in “Blood and Chocolate”, “Taking Lives”, and an uncredited appearance in “Knight and Day”. He also tried his hand on television, playing the role of Pascal LeMarchal in the series “Revenge” which aired in 2014. A few of his latest projects include “Texas Rising”, and “Mars” which is a science fiction television series based on the book “How We’ll Live on Mars”. He also played the role of Mauritius, prefect of Mamertine Prison in “Paul, Apostle of Christ”.
Relationship and Marriage
According to several sources, Berry and Martinez met while on the set of the film “Dark Tide” in 2010, which was being shot in South Africa. The two started dating then and shortly afterwards, Maceo’s mother became involved in a highly publicized custody battle for her daughter in efforts to help her daughter move to France into the home of Martinez. Gabriel Aubry, the father of the child objected on the grounds that it would interfere with the joint custody agreement. Just a few weeks afterwards, Aubry and Martinez were both treated at a hospital for injuries as the result of an altercation at Berry’s home. Martinez performed a citizen’s arrest on Aubrey after a fight had broken out. Eventually, a custody settlement was agreed and Berry agreed to pay $16,000 a month in child support which amounted to $200,000 a year.
In 2012, Halle and Olivier became engaged and married the following year in France. However, the marriage was also short lived, as three years after Maceo was born, his parents announced that they were divorcing. No information has been released as to the reason for the divorce, but it was finalized nearing the end of 2016.
Personal Life and Social Media
For his personal life, at five years of age it is known that Maceo Robert is not involved romantically with anyone; he is being raised by both his parents who split their time to take care of the child. Despite the highly publicized careers and personal lives of his parents, he manages to stay away from any media attention. In 2018, Halle Berry finally decided to show her son to the world by posting a picture of him on the website Instagram. The post gained a lot of attention and was even covered by several news publications.