The Limited Times

Now you can see non-English news...

Who is Ana Obregón: The heartbreaking drama she experienced before becoming a mother at 68


The moving story of the Spanish actress and host. Chronicle of a life full of success, love and tragedies.

Ana Obregón's life could well become a movie script.

One of those that mixes

beauty, success, love and tragedy


It is that the Spanish has really gone through everything.

And more.


age 68

, today the actress and presenter is in the news for having become the mother of a baby through surrogacy in Miami, United States.

However, what motivated this decision, as personal as it was controversial, was one of the worst tragedies a human being can experience: the

death of a child



May 2020

, while the world was on hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, news shocked Spain: Álex Lequio, Obregón's eldest son, had died

at the age of

27 , after

having battled cancer

for just over a year. .

Ana Obregón is in the news today for having been a mother at 68 by surrogacy.


Who is Ana Obregon?

Ana Victoria García Obregón

was born in Madrid on March 18, 1955. Active and an excellent student, she received a

degree in Biology

, for 10 years she studied classical ballet at the Conservatory, took piano and Drama classes, and took modern dance courses. and jazz in the United States and Great Britain.

But as a child, her health was going to play a trick on her.

When she was 13 years old, she had a

tumor in the duodenum

from which she recovered well;

However, at 28, her illness put her through a test again with a

tumor in the uterus

, something that she also successfully overcame, according to


After trying her luck as a model in England,

she made her film debut in 1979


From that moment on, her career hurried forward without pause.

She participated in dozens of movies and in 1984 she shot "Bolero" with

Bo Derek

and settled in Hollywood to make her way into the mecca of stars.

Bo Derek with Ana Obregón in "Bolero", a 1984 film. Photo: Web

A year later, fate took her to



There she had a role in the series "Give me a dream", with

Gianni Morandi,

and she worked again in 1987 in the film "Sound", together with

Peter Fonda


On television he also participated in great successes from the mid-80s to the present day;

but it was 

"What do we bet?"

(1993), the entertainment program that she hosted with Ramón García, which definitely catapulted her to fame. 

The great loves of Ana Obregón

Ana Obregón's love life

has also been

, for decades, the protagonist of the covers of the most important gossip magazines in Europe.

Their passionate and intense ties have covered hundreds of pages in these media.

It is that

she was in a relationship with personalities

as famous or more famous than her and the press went crazy every time they discovered her with someone.

Ana Obregón and Alberto de Mónaco, one of their partners.

Photo: Web

Miguel Bose


Alberto de Mónaco

and soccer player

Davor Suker

are the best-known names, according to the aforementioned site.

But there were also rumors of a relationship with David Beckham


, with whom he had some meetings in Madrid in 2001.

After the tragic death of her boyfriend, the basketball player Fernando Martín, in a traffic accident,

Ana Obregón

began a relationship with Count

Alessandro Lequio

, cousin of King Juan Carlos I. With him,

she had her first son, Álex

, who was born on June 23, 1992. 

The couple separated shortly after, in 1994, after some


that the Italian aristocrat would have committed became known.

The worst pain: the death of Alex Lequio

"My son is the great man of my life,"

Ana Obregón

always responded

when asked about him.

Optimistic, cheerful and hard-working, from the first minutes of his life

Álex Lequio

grew up among photos and news headlines.

In 2018, what started with what seemed to be, in his words, 

"just a strained back"

 ended up becoming Ewing's sarcoma, a so-called rare cancer that affects the bone or soft tissues around them.

Ana Obregón and Alex Lequio, the first child of the actress, who died in 2020. Photo: Instagram @ana_obregon_oficial

Soon after, the young man began a seven-month treatment at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York. 

Dedicated in body and soul to accompany her son during treatment,

Ana Obregón did not leave his side for a minute

during the entire treatment that she later continued in Spain.


young man died on May 13, 2020

in Barcelona and that was, without a doubt, the hardest blow the actress received in her life. 

"My dear son, I know that you have never liked that I speak of you publicly, forgive me, my heart asks me and now that I have a little strength, I had to thank you for the hundreds of thousands of messages of love and admiration for you," he wrote

. her in her networks a few weeks after her death. 

Álex Lequio with Ana Obregón and her father.

Photo: Instagram

And she added, moved:

“Your first words were: 'I alone' before dad and mom.

And you alone have wanted to live a discreet life, without prominence despite your famous parents.

"My Álex, it has been and is a real privilege to be your mother. I love you always and forever. Eternally, mom,"

he concluded in the extensive and moving farewell.

more pain and joy

Shortly after the loss of his son, the death of his mother


and a few months later that of his


as well .

Thus, in little more than two years, her life was marked by absences and the presenter was immersed in the

most absolute sadness


Something that she, even, she manifested publicly.

It was precisely this anguish that led her to make the decision to

be a mother again at the age of 68.

The cover of Hola in which Ana Obregón (68) appears with her baby.

Photo: EFE


A light full of love came to my darkness. I will never be alone again. I have lived again," she

posted on her Instagram account when presenting the baby who was born in the United States since surrogacy is not authorized in Spain . 

The little girl was born on March 20 and is called 


, like the actress and her mother, a name that means "pious, merciful, blessed by God."

A whole symbol.

look too

Controversy: the Spanish actress Ana Obregón was a mother at the age of 68

Ana Obregón says goodbye to her son Alex Lequio on Instagram: "My life went out"

Source: clarin

All news articles on 2023-03-30

Similar news:

You may like

News/Politics 2023-04-05T09:31:49.025Z

Trends 24h

News/Politics 2023-09-28T14:30:06.048Z


© Communities 2019 - Privacy

The information on this site is from external sources that are not under our control.
The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.