- Damon Welch, Raquel Welch’s son, confirmed his mother’s death. Raquel Welch rose to fame as a s*x symbol in the 1960’s. At the time of her death, she was 82.
- Damon revealed that his mom died on 15th, February, Wednesday at her home in Los Angeles after a brief illness.
- Welch gave birth to her first child, a son named Damon Welch, on November 6, 1959.
Raquel Welch rose to fame as a s*x symbol in the 1960s and left an indelible mark on society. On 15th, February, Wednesday 2023, her son Damon Welch confirmed that his mom had passed away after a brief illness at her home in Los Angeles.
“She passed away with no pain,” said Damon, adding that he was proudest of his mother’s involvement in the USO tours alongside Bob Hope during the late-60s and early-70s.
He shared that it meant missing Christmas with her for three years – an act of dedication she believed to be worth it. In addition to her illustrious career, Raquel also leaves behind her two children, Damon Welch and Tahnee Welch.
She will be remembered as a trailblazer and an inspiration for many generations to come.
Who is Damon Welch?
Raquel gave birth to her first child, Damon Welch, on November 6, 1959, along with her then-husband, James Welch. Over the years, Damon made multiple appearances alongside his mother.
Damon accompanied his mother to the 46th Academy Awards in April 1974. This was one of Damon’s earliest public appearances.
He went with her to many additional award ceremonies and premieres, such as the Crocodile Dundee II Hollywood premiere in 1988 and the 39th Annual Emmy Awards in September 1987.
Damon wed Rebecca Trueman, a cricketer for England and the daughter of Fred Trueman, in June 1991.
Welch chose a low-cut black dress for the wedding, and several media outlets reported that Damon and Rebecca were at odds with Welch over the attire decision at the time.
Damon wed Rebecca Trueman, the child of England cricketer Fred Trueman, in June 1991. Welch chose a low-cut black dress for the wedding, and several media outlets reported that Damon and Rebecca were at odds with Welch over the attire decision at the time.
Years later, Welch’s ex-daughter-in-law clarified the situation.
She told Daily Express, “Everyone gets furious because she wore a black dress that exposed her cleavage, but the reality is that she donned a lovely embroidered jacket over the outfit to enter the church.
“She was trying to honour English tradition and sought to wear an English dress and jacket combo. I genuinely felt she looked quite trendy and attractive on the day, ” she added.
But of course, when she took off her jacket for the reception, everyone’s attention was drawn to her most recognizable feature, her chest.
In 1996, when Raquel received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, her son, Damon, was by her side.
The mother-son duo posed for photos during the ceremony and shared an embrace.