To many of us, Audrey Hepburn is an iconic actress — but to her two sons, she was just “mom.”
She starred in the most legendary films of all time, from the 1961 classic Breakfast at Tiffany’s to 1964’s My Fair Lady, and she even inspired beauty and fashion trends that transcended time. But now, it’s been 24 years since the Hollywood starlet passed away and her sons Luca Dotti and Sean Ferrer are doing everything they can in order to preserve their mother’s legacy while keeping her memory alive.
Keep reading below to find out more about what Audrey’s children are up to today!
Audrey Hepburn with her first husband Mel Ferrer and Sean Ferrer.
Luca is her youngest son.
Audrey shared him with her ex-husband Andrea Dotti, and now her youngest son is 47 years old. He was last spotted in 2016 at the launch party for the book The Italian Dream: Wine Heritage Soul at Maison Assouline in London.
He is currently married to Domitilla Dotti and the couple lives in Rome with their three children. In 2015, he wrote a book about his mother’s favorite recipes titled Audrey at Home: Memories of My Mother’s Kitchen and he is the current chairman of his mother’s charity, The Audrey Hepburn Children’s Fund.
She also had an older son, Sean.
On July 17, 1960, Audrey welcomed her first child with her first husband, actor Mel Ferrer, after suffering two miscarriages.The 57-year-old followed in his parents’ footsteps and forged a career in show business, and he now enjoys a career as a film producer.
Sean Ferrer and Luca Dotti in 2011.
He also wrote a book about him mom, titled Audrey Hepburn: An Elegant Spirit. Sean is currently married to his third wife, Karin Hepburn Ferrer, and has three children from previous marriages — daughter Emma Ferrer and sons Gregorio Ferrer and Santiago Ferrer.
For the first-time ever, they’re auctioning off her most treasured possessions.
Working together with Christie’s in London, fans will now be able to own a part of the starlet’s legacy. The list of items include her Burberry trench coat from the final scene in Breakfast at Tiffany’s and an annotated script from 1963’s Charade, and they’re set to go on sale this fall.
“In an effort to include all those who have felt affection towards her, we have selected a collection of items to share with her ever-growing base of admirers,” Luca and Sean said in a joint statement. “It is with great joy that we seek to share her spirit, through this sale, and its related previews, with all of those who have enjoyed her films and her sense of style, and who have followed her humanitarian legacy.”