Maceo Robert Martinez is the son of Hollywood actress Halle Berry and her third husband Olivier Martinez. Most of the time, people recognize Maceo’s father as Halle’s husband only, but Martinez is also a French actor. Olivier is best known for his role in a number of French films including Un, deux, trios, soleil, The Horseman on the Roof, and many more.
Besides, as we all know the actress Halle is one of the victims who fought sexism within her family. In the era of gender stereotypes people, at one point, Halle Berry’s son Maceo was also influenced by these kinds of beliefs. Thankfully, Halle is teaching her son to respect the power of women.
Here are several other exciting facts about Maceo. Let’s have a look!
How Old Is Halle Berry’s Look-Alike Son Maceo Robert Martinez in 2023? His Parents and Bio
The star kid Maceo was born on October 5, 2013, in the USA. As of 2023, Maceo is 9 years old. The previous year, Halle shared a rare photo of her son. He was exactly looking like his mom. In fact, many people in the comment section also said the same thing.
She came up with a caption,
“this little dude is 8 today! Happy Birthday THUNDER! ❤️”
Many fans couldn’t help but notice the cute pic and the bond a mother-son duo shared. One person commented, “Even from this pic you can tell he looks just like you…geesh.” Likewise, other users commented with the same sentiment, from which many read, “Wow, your twin!”
Besides, Maceo belongs to French, and Spanish from Olivier, and is of African-American, English, some German and Irish, and distant Dutch descent from his mom’s side. In addition to this, his maternal grandparents are Judith Ann Hawkins and Jerome Jesse Berry. Martinez’s paternal grandparents are Rosemarie Martinez and Robert Martinez.
Halle Berry’s Son Maceo’s Bio and Full Summary
|Date of Birth
|5th October 2013
|Maceo Robert Martinez
|Los Angeles, California
|half-sister Nahla Ariela Aubry
Maceo Has Two Siblings
The nine-year-old celebrity child is the younger half-brother of Nahla Ariela Aubry. She was born on March 16, 2008, in Los Angeles, CA, to her mom Halle and her ex-boyfriend Gabriel Aubry.
Similarly, Maceo has one stepbrother named Drake. His elder stepbrother is the son of Halle’s current boyfriend Van Hunt.
Meaning Behind Maceo’s Full Name
His first name ‘Maceo’ means “Gift of God,” TMZ reports. His name was famous in the 9th through 14th centuries. Similarly, Maceo is also the Spanish version of Matteo or Matthew. As per the site, his middle name is a tribute to his paternal grandfather whose first name stands Robert.
According to Us Magazine, his parents probably chose the name as a respectful gesture of thanks to the famous soul and funk sax player Maceo Parker.
Maceo Robert Martinez’s Parents Were in a Relationship For Just Two Years
Maceo’s parents officially walked down the aisle on July 13, 2013, at Chateau des Conde in Vallery, France. They first exchanged their vows in a civil ceremony at around 4:15 p.m., performed by a local mayor. Ultimately, they had a religious ceremony in the chapel on the grounds of the Chateau at 5:30 p.m.
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The wedding was attended by around sixty guests including Maceo’s paternal uncle Vincent Martinez and grandmom Rosemarie. As per the US Magazine, a local told Halle and her husband’s wedding was decorated with white marquees.
Similarly, the pair were able to get everyone’s attention as they planned a star-studded wedding. It also made use of a number of white limousines. In the end, the nuptial was pretty down-to-earth.
Prior to their marriage, they were together since 2010. Halle and her ex-husband Olivier first met in South Africa while filming Dark Tide. Gradually, they began dating and after two years, their engagement was confirmed in March 2012. But, for some time, they kept their engagement behind closed doors.
Besides, Halle’s relationship with her ex-husband had been full of unexpected surprises. As per Halle, the most unanticipated moment was her pregnancy.
She told the journalist, Alina Cho,
“This has been the biggest surprise of my life, to tell you the truth. Thought I was kind of past the point where this could be a reality for me. So it’s been a big surprise and the most wonderful.”
Maceo’s Parents Halle and Olivier Are Still Good Friends After The Divorce
His mom Halle and French-born actor dad Olivier led a blissful marital relationship for only two years. Who could’ve thought the one-time happily married couple will one day part ways? However, in 2015, the couple made an announcement of their separation.
As per reports, their divorce was finalized in December 2016. Although there were some unresolved feelings between the two after their separation, they reunited on the occasion of Maceo’s fifth birthday. They are best friends now and are also providing a healthy parental environment to their children.
Further, the two even pulled out all the stops for Maceo. The then-five-year-old boy enjoyed activities from Mini & Me Crafts, cupcakes by Blue Cupcake, and special guests from Reptacular Animals. Also, his mom has captured the fun and shared it on Instagram stories.
The Actress Halle And Her Ex-Husband Came up With A New Custody Arrangement For Maceo In 2021
When it comes to an end of a marriage, obviously the custody battle for their child goes on. But, in Halle and Olivier’s case, it’s a little bit of a difference. As per The Blast, the exes have agreed to grant each party that they can take their child outside the state during vacations.
Similarly, they have to exchange airline and transportation information regarding their son’s summer travel and shall cooperate with each other when they are on a trip. They applied for this new custody arrangement in 2021. However, the custody agreement was only for the summer season, and their regular custodial arrangement was resumed in September of that year.
Besides, if Halle or her ex-husband Olivier wants to make any changes to their current paperwork then they must agree and confirm those changes in writing through text or email.
Maceo’s Mother Is Now In A Healthy Relationship With Her Partner
After several short-lived relationships, it seems like Maceo’s mom has found someone of her type. In fact, since 2020, Halle, the sister of Heidi Berry-Henderson is dating Van Hunt. Her boyfriend Van is a Grammy-winning American musician. On April 9, 2021, the actress, 56, even shared a black & white picture where the actress was seen hugging her beau while Wan was jamming his guitar. Berry also came up with a sweet caption,
“I”ll be ya groupie baby, cause you are my superstar…..”
The caption is also the lyrics from Usher’s song “Superstar.” Her caption further reads, “Who’s gonna watch BRIC Jazz Fest with me tomorrow?” At the time, Hunt was going set to perform at the 2021 BRIC Jazz Fest in the presence of drummer Nate Smith.
The effort in Halle’s current relationship is not only seen from her side, but Hunt also has the same love for her. In an interview with Entertainment Tonight, Hunt told that he was “a completely different person” since meeting Berry.
“I can say it like that, and I think that it’s improved every aspect of my life.”
It has been over two years and nothing seems bad in Halle’s relationship. So, it is safe to say that the couple is leading a healthy relationship.
Maceo Robert Martinez Is Living A Lavish Life: How Rich Is His Parents?
Maceo is still too young to start earning money for himself. Besides, his mom Halle Berry is estimated to have a net worth of $90 Million. She has earned all of her money as an actress. On the other hand, his dad Olivier Martinez has a total fortune of $30 million. Like Robert’s mom, his dad is also into the film industry, and Olivier is making money from there.
Born in 2013, the star kid Maceo is 9 years old.
At present, Halle Berry’s son resides in Malibu, a city in California. There, her mother bought a 5,000-square-foot mansion in 2004 for a whopping $8.5 million.
However, there are no specific reasons why the two broke their marriage. They were married from 2013-2016.
Maceo Berry’s dad Olivier Martinez is a French actor. He first landed his acting role as Rollo in Navarro in 1990, followed by several hit movies like Revenge, Texas Rising, and Loot. Maceo’s father has also appeared in several TV shows including Before Night Falls, Unfaithful, Dark Tide, and more.