Who is Rogelio Baena? Meet Mildred Baena’s First-Husband

By Aarone Hernandez | Published on: February 13, 2024 | Updated on: February 13, 2024
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Rogelio Baena fully Rogelio de Jesus Baena is the ex-husband of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s ex-mistress Mildred Baena. He is also the legal father of Mildred and Arnold’s son Joseph Baena, an actor and real estate agent.

 Key Takeaways

  • Rogelio Baena is native of Colombia.
  • He met his former wife Mildred at a nightclub in 1987.
  • His ex-wife worked as a housekeeper and was married before.

Who Is ?

Born in 1951, Rogelio is a native of Colombia who worked as a butcher. Also, Rogelio is well-known as the husband of the former housekeeper Mildred Baena who used to work for former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Unfortunately, the details regarding Rogelio’s family background are yet to be revealed.

Met Mildred Baena In 1987

The couple first met each other at a nightclub in 1987 and they soon get connected. The former flames didn’t take much time to take their relationship to the next level. And they decided to tie the knot the same year they came across.

Rogelio de Jesus Baena and His Ex-Wife Mildred’s Wedding

The two exchanged their vows on November 14, 1987, in a beautiful wedding venue in front of their friends and family. The couple’s marriage was extremely joyful and everything was according to their wedding plan.

As a matter of fact, prior to marrying him, his wife Mildred was married to Humberto Rozo in 1980. The exes also had two kids together, a daughter Jackie and Jerry Rozo.

They separated in 1997

The couple separated after ten years of their marriage after Mildred gave birth to her son named Joseph in 1997. While many thought that Joseph was the son of Rogelio, the real truth came out later and the fact that Joseph is the child of Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Rogelio and his ex-wife Mildred reportedly split after her extra-marital affair with the actor Schwarzenegger. It was in Feb 2008, Mildred formally filed for divorce in Los Angeles before her son’s paternity was made known to the public.

When Did Found The Truth About Joseph?

He found the truth about Joseph from his sister in 2011. Rogelio’s sister found the truth about Mildred and Arnold’s child Joseph in the television news and immediately called her brother.

Knowing the truth, Jesus felt betrayed and was very angry. It was a heartbreaking moment to find out that his son was not truly his son.

He Is The Legal Father of Joseph

Though Rogelio is not Joseph’s biological father, his ex-wife listed him as the legal father of Joseph on his birth certificate. He has never doubted his wife and loved Joseph as his own child. However, whenever the bitter truth came out, it truly devasted him.

In an interview with Entertainment Tonight, Jesus stated to his legal son ‘I am your father. That’s all.’

How Is Rogelio’s Relationship With Joseph?

Neither Rogelio nor Joseph has ever talked about their relationship openly. But, considering their social media posts, they even don’t seem to be in touch as they haven’t shared a single photo of each other on their handles. Rather, Joseph often shares his biological dad Arnold’s photos on his profiles.

Net Worth

He has an estimated fortune of $500k. On the other hand, his son Joseph has a net worth of $3 million.