In the last couple of days, Ana Obregon has been in the spotlight due to her decision to become a mother at the age of 68. The Spanish television personality recently welcomed her child via a surrogate. In March 2023, she posted a cover of the Spanish magazine Hola which showed her cradling her newborn baby outside a hospital in Miami, United States.
2020 was a very tough year for Obregon as she lost her 27-year-old son that year. Her son died because of cancer. Not long ago, she took to her Instagram and announced the arrival of her newborn baby girl. “We’ve been caught! A light full of love came to my darkness. I will never be alone again. I’M BACK TO LIFE ❤️,” she wrote in the caption of the post while referring to the death of her only other child, a son.
Soon after, Obregon’s decision to welcome a baby via surrogate sparked controversy on social media, and then, the netizens and Spanish government officials entered the picture to talk about the ethics of surrogacy. Irene Montero, Spain’s Minister of Equality and a member of the left-wing Podemos party said, “Surrogacy is a practice that is not legal in Spain. It is legally recognized in our country as a form of violence against women.”
As per The Guardian, Montero mentioned that there was a “clear poverty bias” against women who become surrogate mothers. She went on to say, “We can’t forget the reality of these women in precarious situations or who are at risk of, or in, poverty.” So, who is Ana Obregon? Keep scrolling further to learn everything about the life of the Spanish TV star including her early life, background, personal life, and her decision to become a mom at the age of 68.
Here’s all you need to know about Ana Obregon (including her age, early life, and more)
Ana Obregon is a Spanish actress, television presenter, and socialite who was born on March 18, 1955, to Antonio and Ana Garcia. At the moment, she is 68 years old. As per Daily Mail, her father Antonio left school at the age of 12 and took a job cleaning pigsties. Later on, he made a big fortune by founding the construction company Jotsa. She grew up with her four siblings. She has rarely talked about her childhood publicly.
Earlier this year, Obregon paid a heartfelt tribute to her father Antonio on social media. Then, she wrote, “I was lucky to have an exceptional, hardworking, loving and demanding father. Thank you dad for opening me and mom the doors of life. Thank you @alessandrolequiosr for giving me our son, the love of my life. Congratulations to all parents 365 days of the year. ❤️”
When we shed some light on Ana’s career as an actress, she is best noted for her performances in the Spanish television series A las once en casa and Ana y los 7. In addition to this, her role as Bo Derek’s sidekick in 1984’s Bolero made her a familiar name among U.S. audiences.
Over the years, Obregon has been a part of many American and European movies. She is well-known by fans for her high-profile personal life. She also appeared in Jules Verne’s Mystery on Monster Island (1981) and the 3-D action adventure film Treasure of the Four Crowns (1983) with Tony Anthony. Back in the day, she also starred in an episode of Who’s the Boss?, as Ana, Tony Micelli’s Italian cousin.
On the other hand, when we talk about the educational qualifications of the Spanish actress, she received a Masters degree in biology (specializing in zoology) from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid which is one of the oldest operating universities in the whole wide world.
Ana Obregon’s dating history explored
Ana is also quite popular in Spain and Britain due to her past relationship with Croatia striker Davor Šuker. In the 1990s, she garnered the attention of the Spanish media when news of her affair with King Juan Carlos’ nephew Alessandro Lecquio came out. Back in the day, Obregon got pregnant with their son, Aless, while the Italian aristocrat was still married to his model wife Antonia Dell’Atte, Lecquio and Antonia share a son named Clemente.
In the year 2003, the Spoiled Children actress sparked a controversy when she alleged that she slept on a bed with the former football player David Beckham, who was around 20 years younger than her. At that time, Beckham played for the team Real Madrid. The father of four denied the claims made by Ana.
Ana Obregon welcomed a baby girl via surrogacy in 2023
Now, Ana is back in the limelight after announcing her baby girl’s arrival via a US surrogate. Earlier this year, the Spanish socialite welcomed a baby girl via surrogate just 2 days after turning 68 years old. At the moment, it is illegal to use surrogates in Spain. Her new bundle of joy has come into her life nearly 3 years after she lost her son Aless to cancer.
Ana Obregon remembered her late son Aless on her 68th birthday
Ana remembered her late son Aless on the occasion of her 68th birthday on March 18. At that point in time, she shared a series of beautiful pictures of herself and her son on her Instagram feed. In the first snap uploaded by Obregon, she and her son can be seen smiling. The next two pictures showed the mother-son duo posing with a birthday cake.
“BDAY I celebrated my first birthday the day you were born. , and the last birthday was that March 18, 2019, when it seemed like cancer had given you a break. I never ever celebrated it again. I’ll keep your smile, your love and what you wrote in that post. ❤️ One more year is one year less to be together my love. 🙏🏽 Above and here on earth we are moved and moved by all your congratulations, love and empathy.
THANK YOU FROM THE HEART. ❤️❤️,” she wrote alongside the slideshow of snaps.
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