Claudia Villafane

MKhanal 05 Jul,2018

Facts of Claudia Villafane

Birth Name
Claudi Villafane
Famous Name
Claudi Villafane
Roque Nicolás Villafañe
Ana María Elía


Claudia Villafane is an Argentine actress well recognized for her appearances in TV series like Escape perfecto, Maradona by Kusturica, and Wild Angel. Besides as an actress, Villanfane is also popular as the ex-wife of one of the greatest footballers, Diego Maradona, an Argentine retired professional football player and manager.

Claudia Villafane's Net Worth in 2022; How much is her Salary?

The significant source of Villafane's income is the entertainment industry, as she has been fully involved in the field since her divorce. As of 2022, her exact figure salary is under review. 

Her ex-husband Diego Maradona currently had around $100 thousand as reported by Celebrity Net Worth.

Claudia Villafane's Personal Life; Is she Married?

Claudia Villafane married her childhood sweetheart, Diego Maradona, on November 7, 1984, in Buenos Aires. The two met in a poor neighborhood in Buenos Aires before Maradona rose to prominence.

Late Maradona and his wife Claudia SOURCE: Daily Pakistan

 The couple became proud parents for the first time following the birth of their daughter, Dalma Nerea, on April 2, 1987. After two years, they welcomed their second daughter Gianinna Dinorah.

Maradona's Family SOURCE: El País

However, Villafane and Maradona could not carry their marital affair well and ended divorcing in 2004 and remained on friendly terms. In Maradona's autobiography, he admits he was not always faithful to Claudia, even though he refers to her as the love of his life.

During the divorce proceedings, Maradona admitted to being the father of Diego Sinagra. Also, Maradona is a father with a young son named Diego Fernando and another daughter named Jana.

Maradona with his son Diego Sinagra SOURCE: Daily Express

In 2006, the ex-couple traveled to Naples for a series of homages and were seen together on other occasions, including the Argentina game during the 2006 World Cup.

After the divorce, Villafane is reported to be single and unmarried, whereas Maradona has been involved in several romantic relationships with different women. In 2012, Maradona started dating Rocio Oliva and engaged her in February 2014.

In 2015, her former husband, Diego Maradona, accused her and her two daughters of stealing nearly $9 million from his bank account and using the cash to buy property in the U.S.

Meanwhile, as of 2018, she is not only a mother but also a grandmother of Benjamin Aguero Maradona. Benjamin is the son of Giannina Maradona and her ex-husband Sergio Aguero, an Argentine striker who plays for Premier League club Manchester City.

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Claudia Villafane's Early Life

Claudia Maradona was born in Argentina, to Roque Nicolas Villafane and Ana Maria Elia. Her exact date of birth is under review. Also, there is not much information about her childhood.

Claudia Villafane's Professional Life

Claudia Villafane made her acting debut, starring in a TV series, Wild Angel, in 1999. Further, she made her guest appearance in three episodes of the family TV series Sabado Bus.  

Her other acting credit includes:

  1. Wild Angel (1998)
  2. Maradona by Kusturica (2008)
  3. Escape perfecto (2014)

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