His wife's name is Dalia Soto del Valle they met in 1961 in a literacy campiagn for when Dalia was a secretary in the Sugar Workers' Union. He has a five sons and one adopted son and another daughter. Their names are Angel, Antonio, Alejandro, Alexis,Alex, Fidel Castro Diaz-Balart, and Alina Fernández-Revuelta. He lived in the residence in the Western part of Havana in a modest two-home complex with a tennis court and basketball court.