Aphrodite is the goddess of love and beauty. She is the daughter of Zeus and Dione. Aphrodite is the wife Hephaestus. Aphrodite was the rival of Persephone who was the queen of the underworld. She was born from the Aphros. Zeus was scared that all the male gods would want to marry Aphrodite so he made her married to Hephaestus who was the god of smith.