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Leonel del Castillo


Facts of Leonel Del Castillo

Full NameLeonel Del Castillo
First NameLeonel
Middle NameDel
Last NameCastillo
ProfessionCelebrity Father
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseAdriana Aguero
No Of Children6

Leonel del Castillo is known as the father of Argentine professional footballer, who plays as a striker for Premier League Club Manchester City Sergio Aguero.

He is also in the Argentine national team.

He Was A Taxi Driver

Leonel del Castillo was married to his wife Adriana Aguero more than three decades ago.

However, their wedding details are remained hidden to date. 

The couple lived a very simple life and only came into limelight because of their son, a world-known footballer.

Leonel del Castillo with his wife, Adriana Aguero.
Leonel del Castillo with his wife, Adriana Aguero. Source: Instagram

He was a taxi driver by occupation, whereas his wife was a housewife.

They lived a very struggled life in the early days of their life as the source of income was very limited in the family.

He was the single one earning for the entire family.

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Embraced Parenthood In Teenage

The couple together shared six children. Although now it seems a huge thing but back then, it was normal. 

Providing food and education to six children by earning alone in the family was very tough for him as a father.

Also, they conceived a child when they were in their teenage days

Days in which people are meant to be studied and lived their life freely, they were having a child and were about to welcome their first-born baby.

The name of all his children is not known yet except his footballer son Sergio Aguero.

It has been said that when Sergio was born, the situation became even worst.

His parents struggled to fulfill even the basics needs of the family.

His family shifted to Florencio Varela from Buenos, Aries, Argentina, when he was two years old.

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Played Football When He Was Young

He also played football when he was young, but he never thinks of becoming a professional footballer.

However, that was not the case with his son. He was passionate about the game since he was nine years old.

However, he could not afford to send him to the football academy because of the family's financial issues. 

In 2003, he made his official debut as a football player at Argentina Independiente and became the youngest player to play as he was 15 years old only.

Since then, his achievements have only become bigger and bigger.

Married To The Daughter Of Diego Maradona 

His son Sergio Aguero is married to the daughter of football Legend Maradona (Giannina Maradona).

He and Giannina Maradona tied the knot to each other in the year 2009.  

The couple together went on to have one child.

Their son Benjamin Aguero Maradona was born on the 19th of February 2009

Leonel del Castillo's son, Sergio Aguero with his grandkid.
Leonel del Castillo's son, Sergio Aguero with his grandkid. Source: Instagram

After only four years of being together, the couple called off their relationship

The couple got divorced in the year 2012. Although the main reason behind their divorce is still not known.

Currently, if rumors are to be believed, then he is in a relationship with Sofia Calzetti.

See: Juan Pere Lo Celso, father of Giovani Lo Celso

She is a model and social media star. The couple even do not hesitate to post their adorable pictures online.

Leonel del Castillo's son, Sergio Aguero with his girlfriend, Sofia Calzetti.
Leonel del Castillo's son, Sergio Aguero with his girlfriend, Sofia Calzetti. Source: Instagram

Net Worth 

Year Net Worth Annual Salary 
2020$80 Million$23.5 Million

His net worth is not available.

However, his son Sergio Aguero is estimated to have a net worth of $80 Million, enormous wealth.

His annual salary is around $23.5 Million.

Source Of Income

His primary source of income is a professional footballer.

He has done endorsements deal with brands like Puma, Pepsi and Electronics Arts, etc.

The family lives in Manchester and living extravagant life.


  1. His age is not available as of now.

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Updated On Mon Oct 10 2022 Published On Mon Oct 12 2020 By shaumya

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