Quintus Haterius Antoninus
His paternal grandfather was the influential orator and senator Quintus Haterius. His maternal grandparents were consul Lucius Domitius Ahenobarbus and Antonia Major. Antonia was a daughter of Triumvir Mark Antony and Octavia Minor, sister of Emperor Augustus.
Antoninus was a first cousin of Empress Valeria Messalina, consul Marcus Valerius Messala Corvinus, consul Faustus Cornelius Sulla Felix and Emperor Nero and a second cousin to Emperor Caligula and Emperor Claudius. He was among the two male descendants of Antony to carry a form of the name Antonius. The other descendant of Antony's who carried a form of his name Antonius was King Polemon II of Pontus whose birth name was Marcus Antonius Polemon Pythodoros.
Antoninus was consul in 53. By 57-58, he had as a senator had squandered his inheritance through extravagances. According to Seneca the Younger, he was considered by some as a professional legacy hunter.
- Tacitus - Annals of Imperial Rome
Faustus Cornelius Sulla Felix,
and Lucius Salvius Otho Titianus
|Consul of the Roman Empire
with Decimus Junius Silanus Torquatus
Manlius Acilius Aviola,
and Marcus Asinius Marcellus