Maria Dolores dos Santos Aveiro has done everything for her son Cristiano Ronaldo to become a successful footballer. She played an inspiring role in achieving a dream of her son.
Her Wiki: Family; Husband, Children
Maria Dolores dos Santos was born on 31 December 1954 as a daughter of Jose Vivieros and Maria Angela Spinola. She was raised with her working-class family in Machico, Madeira, Portugal.
Maria Dolores dos Santos Aveiro pictured with her sons and daughters on the occasion of the New Year 2020 (Picture: Cristiano Ronaldo’s Instagram)
Dolores married José Dinis Aveiro, who was a municipal gardener in Funchal. But sadly her husband died due to a liver-related condition on 6 September 2005. She gave birth to her son Ronaldo on 5 February 1985 in Hospital Dr. Nélio Mendonça, Funchal, Portugal. However, in the 2015 film documentary “Ronaldo”, she revealed that Ronaldo was an unwanted baby and she wanted to abort. But, she stated that God did not want that to happen.
They have four children including Ronaldo; a son named Hugo dos Santos Aveiro, and daughters Katia and Elma Aveiro. Katia, aged 43 is a Portuguese singer. Maria is also a proud grandmother of nine grandchildren.
Her Job, Net Worth
Maria prefers spending time with her family; her children and grandchildren. She is often appeared attending several events with her son and family. Aveiro now owns a restaurant in Brazil named the “Casa Aveiro by Dolores”. She inaugurated the restaurant along with her daughter Katia in June 2018.
Aveiro deserves to enjoy the net worth of her successful footballer son. Ronaldo has amassed a net worth of an estimated $460 million. Moreover, he earns a base salary of $64 million per year. Similarly, he makes money of more than $40 million from brand endorsements, sponsored posts on Instagram and more.
Who Is Maria Dolores dos Santos Aveiro’s Boyfriend?
Maria is reportedly dating a man named Jose Andrade. She often shares pictures with her boyfriend Jose on her Instagram. She has not remarried after the death of her husband.
Maria Dolores dos Santos Aveiro with her boyfriend Jose Andrade (Picture: Andrade’s Instagram)
Meanwhile, Jose is also active on Instagram with more than 150k followers. He frequently attends several events along with Maria and her family. The numerous Instagram posts evince that he has maintained a sound intimacy with her family.
As Maria has not revealed her actual height, she looks a bit shorter than her son, Cristiano Ronaldo. Meanwhile, Cristiano stands at a towering height of 6 feet 2 inches (1.87 meters).
Some Interesting Facts About Maria Dolores dos Santos Aveiro
- Maria is already a social media celebrity with more than 2 million followers on her Instagram.
- She was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2007 and completely recovered after several cycles of radiation therapy.
- Dolores appeared along with other family members on her son’s 2015 film documentary entitled Ronaldo.
- She lent her voice to a character in an animated feature movie titled ‘Snow’ in 2018.