The shocking Truth About Matias Messi Early Life

Matias Messi

Matias Messi is well-known as the elder brother of Argentine professional footballer Lionel Messi.

Quick Facts

Full NameMatias Messi
First NameMatias
Last NameMessi
Date of BirthJune 23, 1981
Age42 years
ProfessionCelebrity Brother
Birth CityRosario
Birth CountryArgentina
Father NameJorge Messi
Mother NameCelia Maria Cuccittini
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseRoxana Vallejos
No Of Children2
SiblingsRodrigo Messi, Lionel Messi, and Maria Sol Messi

Born into a middle-class household.

His parents are Jorge Messi and Celia Maria Cuccittini. His father was a steel mill manager, while his mother worked in a magnet manufacturing company. He grew up in a typical family with siblings. They formerly resided in Rosario.

Matias Messi
Matias Messi (Source: Google)

He is the eldest of three siblings, with two brothers and one sister. Rodrigo, Lionel, and Maria Sol Messi are their names. His whole family was a football fans. His father used to coach them when they were younger. His parents are shown alongside his brother’s family.

He married his high school girlfriend.

Around 2001, his family relocated to Barcelona. He returned to Rosario after just a few months living there with his mother and brother. That was the moment he discovered how much he loved his partner. The exciting part is that they started dating when he was just eleven years old. Roxana Vallejos is her name. They’ve known each other since they were kids.

However, he is now married to his long-term partner for many years. The couple has not yet announced the wedding date. They have two children together, one of whom is a male (Tomas) and the other of whom is a girl (Luana). The pair is happy and lives together.

Several enterprises failed.

He has tried his hand at various enterprises, but none have succeeded. He had to deal with failure in several companies, including running a GYM called ‘Casa Amarilla’ and a bar called ‘VIP.’ Initially he ran a greengrocer’s store and a Kiosk in the city. Then, together with his brother Leo Messi, he ventured into marketing.

The startling truth about his childhood

He was detained by police for nine hours in 2008 for unlawfully carrying a pistol. When one of his neighbors protested and reported him for having a 32-caliber handgun, the authorities learned about it. He then did not object, instead handing the fully-loaded rifle to the authorities.

Matias Messi
Matias Messi (Source: Google)

Matias has been arrested several times for various legal accusations such as threat, theft, bodily assault, etc. If stories are to be accepted, he was a drug addict in the past. His name has been tied to several criminals. In 2011, it was revealed that he narrowly evaded an assassination attempt at his residence. Most of the time, he makes headlines for the wrong reasons.

Matias Messi’s Net Worth in 2024

Matias Messi’s net worth is about $2 million as of January 2024. On the other hand, his brother Lionel Messi is projected to have a net worth of $400 million. His weekly compensation is roughly 500,000 Euros. Lionel Messi is one of the world’s highest-paid athletes. Football contracts, investment agreements, and sponsorships are his principal sources of revenue.

He has a luxurious home in Castelldefels, a municipality outside of Barcelona. He drives vehicles such as the Ferrari F430 Spider, the Audi R8 Spyder, and the Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale. Matias travels on his aircraft, which has 16 seats that can be converted into bedrooms, a kitchen, and two bathrooms. He has been reported to spend every summer with his family aboard a boat that costs $50,000 per week. The family must have a comfortable lifestyle.