Film House of Gucci tells the true story of the assassination Maurizio Gucci (played by Adam Driver) who was the director of the luxurious Italian fashion house, which is his family’s name.
The murder made headlines especially when it was revealed to be plotted by Gucci’s ex-wife Patrizia Reggiani. The motive?
The story goes, she was worried she would not inherit her estate if Maurizio was to marry his long-time girlfriend, Paola Franchi. Reggiani (who plays Lady Gaga in the movie) was found guilty of a crime and sentenced to 29 years of prison. She was released early due to her good behavior in 2016after having served 18 years in prison. Reggiani is now liberated.
However, two people you may not have heard of are the former couple’s daughters, Allegra and Alessandra Gucci. They’ve kept their profile low throughout the years, yet they’re still a major character in the tale, entangled by betrayal, love and eventually death.
Who Are Allegra and Alessandra Gucci?
Before Patrizia Reggiani’s and Maurizio’s separation in the year 1991 The pair had twin daughters, Allegra and Alessandra Gucci. The girls were born in 1977. Alessandra is the oldest of the couple’s two children. Allegra was born the following year, in 1981.
How Are They Involved in the Story?
The sisters were only 16 and 20 respectively when Patrizia was arrested for ex-husband’s murder. At first, the daughters fought for a retrial, claiming that their mother’s tumor in her brain affected her personality. Allegra was even attending the law college in Milan University to learn the abilities required to advocate for her mother’s release.
Do They Still Keep in Touch With Their Mother?
The simple answer is there is no evidence to suggest that it’s the case. Although the sisters were very close to their mother during growing up, their relationship took turns for the worse as they grew older. In a 2016 interview Reggiani admitted that her daughters have cut the ties completely with her. “We are in difficult times right currently,” she said. “They aren’t understanding my situation and have stopped my financial assistance. I’m left with nothing and haven’t seen my two grandchildren.”
Allegra and Alessandra tried to stop their mother from receiving annuities from the estate of Maurizio. they brought the case to the court. Patrizia wonand, as a result, she receives $1.47 million per year through her Gucci estate.
Where Are Allegra and Alessandra Gucci Now?
According to The Guardian, Allegra and Alessandra are currently married, have children, and reside in Switzerland. According to various reports, they’re extremely wealthy following the inheritance of their father’s fortune, believed to be worth around $400 million. They own the family’s historic yacht called Creole (the largest wooden sailing vessel on the planet) and properties situated in New York, Saint Moritz and Milan. They have chosen to lead relatively quiet lives, mostly away from the spotlight.