His father rose to international renown for both his club play in Italy's Serie A and international play as a member of Italy's national team.
He has played as part of AC Milan's youth academy. His father became the most prolific player in the history of Serie A as of May 2017, after appearing in more than 640 matches.
He has one older brother named Christian. His mother is former Venezuelan model Adriana Fossa. His grandfather is the late Cesare Maldini.
He has frequently been featured in Italian tabloids and on social media alongside his father Paolo Maldini.