Who is Pelé’s daughter Celeste Nascimento? age, career, net worth

Celeste Nascimento

Who is Celeste Nascimento?

Celeste Nascimento is a celebrity daughter who became famous for being the child of former Brazilian professional football striker Edson Arantes do Nascimento, better known as Pelé, he was acknowledged as one of the best players of all time and crowned “the greatest” by FIFA.

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Celeste Nascimento: Bio Summary

Full nameCeleste Nascimento
Date of birth September 28, 1996
Age 28 years old as of 2024
Place of birthSão Paulo maternidade São Luiz, Brazil
Sex Female
ParentPelé, Assíria Nascimento
GrandparentCeleste Arantes, Dondinho
Great grandparent Ambrosina Rosa da Conceição
Uncles Zeca Nascimento
Aunt Maria Lúcia Nascimento
Siblings Joshua NascimentoJennifer Nascimento, Flávia, Kelly Cristina Nascimento, MORE


Celeste Nascimento was born on September 28, 1996, to Pelé and  Assíria Nascimento in São Paulo maternidade São Luiz, Brazil. She is 28 years old as of 2024. She has a twin brother, named, Joshua Nascimento. She is also not the only child of her parent, she has five other siblings. Not much information is known about her personal life.

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What is Celeste’s chosen career?: There is not much information available concerning her chosen career.

Who are Celeste’s siblings?

Celeste Nascimento is not her parent’s only child; she has a twin brother, Joshua Nascimento (born September 28, 1996), She also has half-siblings: Sandra Regina Arantes Do Nascimento, Kelly Cristina Nascimento (born January 13, 1967), Flávia Christina Kurtz Nascimento, Edson Cholbi Nascimento (born in 1978), and Jennifer Nascimento (born on Aug 27, 1970)

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Celeste’s parents: Meet Pelé and Assyria Nascimento

Assyria is Pelé’s second wife. Pelé married on 30 May 1994. Assyria Nascimento works as a psychologist and gospel singer. The soccer star learned his first lesson from his previous marriage, as there was no rumored infidelity during his marriage to Assyria. Two years after they got married, the couple welcomed twins: Celeste and Joshua. Assyria and Pele divorced in 2008 after 14 years of marriage.

Their twin children were born prematurely in the 30th week of pregnancy. The babies were test tubes because he had previously had a vasectomy. He was present during the C-section and “cried more than the infants.”

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Summary of her father Pelé’s early career

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Edson Arantes do Nascimento, best known as Pelé, the son of Fluminense footballer Dondinho and Celeste Arantes, was born on October 23, 1940, in Três Coraçes, Minas Gerais, Brazil. He was the eldest of two brothers and sisters. He was named after Thomas Edison, an American inventor. His parents chose to delete the ‘i’ and call him “Edson,” but there was an error on the birth certificate, so many records show him as “Edison,” rather than “Edson,” as he is.

His relatives first referred to him as “Dico.” During his school days, he was given the nickname “Pelé” supposedly due to his mispronunciation of the name of his favorite player, local Vasco da Gama goalie Bilé, which he misspoke but the more he complained, the more it stuck. Pelé confessed in his memoirs that he and his old friends had no idea what the moniker signified. Aside from the allegation that the name is derived from Bilé and that it is Hebrew for “wonder,” there is no acknowledged Portuguese meaning for the phrase. He grew up in the impoverished hamlet of Bauru, So Paulo state.

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Controversies surround her father Pelé

Pelé had a volatile relationship before marrying. In 1964, he had an affair with a maid named Anizia Machado. When Anizia accused him of fathering Sandra Regina Machado, her kid, he denied the affair for decades. Sandra underwent a lengthy legal battle as she grew older to be recognized as his daughter. She sued him in 1991, and DNA tests revealed that she was his daughter, which he refused to acknowledge until 1998. She was never compensated for growing up without the advantages his other six children received. Sandra died without being compensated in October 2006.

What is Celeste Nascimento’s net worth?

Celeste Nascimento’s net worth is unknown, however, her father, Pele, is reportedly worth approximately $100 million.

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