Susan Sarandon, a mother of three children and grandmother of three, recently turned 76 years old.
Despite everyone attempting to discourage her and calling her insane, the actress had her first child at 39 and raised it with love.
At age 68, she gave birth to her first grandchildren and prioritized their needs.
The “Beautiful Baby” actress supported her daughter when she filed for divorce while expecting their third child.
On October 4, actress Susan Sarandon turned 76 and couldn’t be happier about the occasion. In contrast to many actresses her age, she claims something is fulfilling about getting older and remaining inconspicuous.
Despite everything she has accomplished, Sarandon is most appreciative of her family. The actress from “The Stepmom” is a grandmother to three gorgeous grandchildren. She enjoys her family, who were happy to wish her well on her special day.
Susan Sarandon, Eva Amurri, and family during “The Lord of The Rings: The Two Towers” Premiere in New York City, New York, United States. | Source: Getty Images
He thanked her for being his mother and praised her for being brave, devoted, and caring in the message.
With the caption “Love you, mum,” her daughter Eva Amurri shared two pictures of Sarandon on her Instagram stories, one of the actresses wearing a crown and the other showing Sarandon holding a young Eva.
Everyone thought she was insane when she initially became pregnant with her first kid at the age of 38, and the only way she survived was by ignoring their advice.
Many referred to her as crazy for being pregnant at age 38.
Years had passed since Chris Sarandon and Sarandon’s 12-year marriage ended. Sarandon recounts how she ended up in the hospital while filming “The Hunger” She was given the heartbreaking news that she had endometriosis and would never be able to have children without having surgery.
Susan Sarandon and Franco Amurri on January 18, 1986, | Source: Getty Images
She stopped using birth control for years because she didn’t have a partner with whom she wanted to start a family. But she later traveled to Italy to work on a film about Mussolini with Anthony Hopkins. While there, she began dating the legendary Italian director Franco Amurri. She says, after spending some time outside: “I was 38… I found myself pregnant. Everyone’s telling me, ‘You are crazy. You know your career is going so well, and you can’t have a baby now.'”
Even though she hardly knew Amurri, she decided to keep the child. She told him, “I’ve decided that I’m gonna have this baby,” regardless of Amurri’s desire to be a part of their lives.
She only knew that she would do everything in her power to seize the opportunity that life had given her to become a mother. Eva was born to the couple in 1985, but sadly they could not wed because of their separation. She claims that the rest is history and adds, “I never had any regrets.”
Susan Sarandon and Tim Robbins with (from clockwise) sons Jack Henry and Miles and daughter Eva Amurri at the Film Society of Lincoln Center | Source: Getty Images
The “Arbitrage” actress and actor Tim Robbins met while filming “Bull Durham” in 1988, and they hit it off right away. Their youngest kid, Miles, was born in 1992 after the birth of their first child together, a son named Jack, in 1989. The couple remained married until their separation in 2009 and raised their blended family together.
The actress’s children are now grown up and look up to their mother because she greatly impacted their lives. She has a unique relationship with her daughter Eva as well.
When Sarandon became a grandmother, she was overjoyed.
Sarandon has always put her family first, despite having a successful career in show business, and she was overjoyed to become a grandmother for the first time.
Eva Martino, who was married to soccer star and NBC sportscaster Kyle Martino, was due around August 20, 2014, but she gave birth 11 days earlier on August 9.
She dialed her mother’s number immediately, and the woman left everything behind, including a planned trip to the Burning Man event in Nevada, to be by her daughter’s side.
After having her second child, son Major, two years later, Eva gave Sarandon her second grandchild. Eva brags that she learned everything there is to know about motherhood from her mother, who also happens to be a working mother. Eva continues, “I think just being a working mom and showing me that you can be everything you want to be unapologetically and being an example for that, so I could see that as I kind of formulated my method in parenting, which was helpful.”
After being divorced, the actress helped support her daughter during Pregnancy
When Eva and Martino announced their separation after eight years of marriage, everything seemed to be going well. Although aware that her daughter’s marriage was in peril, Sarandon continued to support her.
The fact that Eva was expecting her third child at the time of the announcement made it even more shocking. Despite their spat, the pair declared they would continue to be cordial and raise their three children as close friends and deeply committed partners. “After much consideration and work on our relationship, we have made the difficult decision to lovingly part ways as a couple.”
Thankfully, Eva had her mother’s support—the one person who never wavered throughout her life. According to a source who spoke to Closer Weekly, Sarandon fully backed her daughter.
The actress from “Three Generations” now takes her role as a grandma seriously and adores her three adorable grandchildren, Marlowe, Major, and Mateo.
She taught her kids everything they know and is now teaching her three lovely grandkids the same things. She gushed over them and said: “They are thriving. Marlowe is just so funny. She’s a fierce little clown and so articulate. And Major’s showing his personality. They’re divine. I love them.”
Although Sarandon acknowledges that being a grandmother is simpler than being a mother, she still enjoys spending time with her grandchildren, who call her “Honey” rather than “Grandma.”
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