Mother: Maria Dolores dos Santos Aveiro, a cook
Children: Cristiano Ronaldo Jr., June 17, 2010 (mother's name unavailable publicly)
Portugal's all-time top international goalscorer.
Winner of the Ballon d'Or, footballer of the year award, three times (2008, 2013, 2014) and the European Golden Shoe four times (2007-08, 2010-11, 2013-14 and 2014-15).
One of his acts of charity
was paying for the brain surgery of a 10-month-old boy. Other acts have including raising money for the 2004 Indonesian tsunami
and paying for treatment for a 9-year-old cancer patient.
His father named him after Ronald Reagan.
Early 1990s - Joins local amateur team Andorinha.
Late 1990s - Joins Clube Desportivo (C.D.) Nacional da Madeira, one of Portugal's leading professional football clubs.
Early 2000s - Signs with Sporting Clube de Portugal.
August 12, 2003 - Signs with Manchester United for £12.24 million, or $19.7 million.
August 20, 2003 - Debuts for Portugal's national team.
June-July 2004 - Represents Portugal in the UEFA Euro and scores a goal in the tournament opener. This is his first major international tournament.
July 2004 -
Plays for Portugal during the Summer Olympics.
Portugal is eliminated in the group stage.
2005 - Wins the FIFPro Special Young Player of the Year award.
October 2005 - Comes under investigation for an alleged sexual assault, but is not charged.
June 17, 2006 -
Scores his first World Cup
goal against Iran. Portugal wins 2-0.
2008 - Wins the FIFA World Player of the Year award.
March 2008 - Breaks the Manchester United goals for a right wing in a season with his 33rd goal. He ends the season with 42 goals.
2009 - Transfers to Real Madrid. The deal has a £80 million (more than $130 million) transfer fee.
July 3, 2010 -
Announces that he has become a father
. The baby was born on June 17th.
December 15,2013 -
Opens a museum dedicated to his football career in his hometown of Funchal, Portugal.
January 6, 2014 - Scores 400th career goal.
January 20, 2014 -
Is named Grand Officer of the Order of Prince Henry.
2014-2015 season -
Scores 77 goals in 115 appearances to tie with Lionel Messi as the all-time leading goalscorer in the European Champions League.
October 17, 2015 -
Officially becomes Real Madrid's all-time leading goalscorer in the club's 3-0 victory over Levante at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium.
November 9, 2015 -
The documentary film "Ronaldo
" premieres in London.
June 2016 -
Is ranked number one
on Forbes' list of the the world's highest paid athletes.