Luna Thurman-Busson is the third child of Uma Thurman, a renowned American actress known for her films like Sweet Lowdown (1996) Beautiful Girls (1996), Pulp Fiction (1994), and Dangerous Liaisons (1988). Her father Arpad Busson is a multi-millionaire and a capitalist who works as a financier in the U.S.
A Glimpse at Some Charming Facts About Luna Thurman-Busson
1. Luna Was Given Five Names at Birth
Luna Thurman Busson was born Rosalind Arusha Arkadina Altalune Florence on 15 July 2012 in Boston, Massachusettes to her parents Uma Thurman and Arpad Busson.
Naming Luna was a debate between her parents because they couldn’t agree on a name for her, but they ended with “Luna” as a short version. According to her mother, she will be the last child she would bear and they decided to name her all the names they wanted.
2. Her Parents Were Never Married
Luna’s parents met after Luna’s mother had her divorce from the Stranger Things actor, Ethan Hawke. Her mother began dating Arpad Busson, Luna’s father in 2007 and got engaged the following year.
The engagement lasted for six years before they called it off in April 2014, two years after Luna’s birth.
3. The Celebrity Kid’s Parents Battled For Her Custody
Following her parents’ separation, Arpad Busson filed for an emergency order for the custody of the then-2-year-old.
Her father filed the order at the Manhattan Supreme Court under the Jurisdiction of Justice Matthew Cooper. The case lasted for 3 years, ending in 2017.
During the trial, Luna’s father on several occasions skipped the hearing and Uma claimed that she faced a lot of difficulties while they dated and he pulled a lot of tantrums in front of her older kids.
According to Uma, “He got meaner and meaner” she recalled an episode that occurred in 2009, when she canceled their trip due to a fatal accident that involved her eldest daughter, Maya. He had an aggressive outburst in front of her kids and yelled throughout the house.
Also, when she was pregnant with Luna, he said the baby won’t bare her last name, will not be a U.S. citizen, will not have a U.S passport, and will be raised Catholic.
Subsequently, the court settled the case with Uma having custody of her daughter and the two agreed to adhere to the rules made by the court to raise their daughter.
4. Thurman-Busson Has Two Half Siblings From Each of Her Parents
Florence has four half-siblings from her parents’ previous relationships. She is currently the youngest of both Uma and Arpad children’s.
From her father’s side she has two older brothers, Arapad Flyn Alexander Busson, a 26-year-old who is currently, modeling, and Aurelius CY Andrea Busson a 21-year-old who is also model. The boys share an adorable relationship with their little sister ‘Lulu,’ as they fondly call her.
Similarly, her maternal half-siblings, Maya Hawke,25-year-old who is an actress, model, and singer-songwriter and Levon Roan Hawke 22-year-old is a musician and a rising actor. Just like Busson’s kids they have a good relationship with their kid sister and are often together when they visit their mother.
5. Florence’s French-born Father is a Social Worker and a Philanthropist
Despite Florence’s father’s rage during her custody trials, he has a heart for giving and helping others.
Her father who is a french-born and Swiss-educated learned fundery in the U.S has been organizing fundraising for kids. He had a party sometime in 2008, where he raised funds for Absolute Return for Kids (Ark), at the Royal Naval College in Green which.
He has encouraged people to give irrespective of the hard times and says it’s comfortable taking profits from his work but does not enjoy eating it personally. Again he said, “The billionaire who sits on his money and doesn’t do anything for the common good- I’m not interested in the person”.
Busson has helped in funding treatment for AIDS patients in Africa, taking care of children in Bulgaria and Romania, and given educational opportunities for children in India
Rosalind’s father is the patron of the Elton John Aids Foundation and a member of Theodora Children’s Trust.
6.The Boston-Born’s Mother is an Academy Award Nominee
Rosalind’s mother is an actress that was nominated once at the 67th Academy Awards in 1995. She earned a nomination in the category of Actress in a Supporting Role in Pulp Fiction. Although she didn’t win it was an honor to be recognized for her good acting roles by the academy.
In regards to her mother’s acting, Uma has also been nominated and won some awards that include
- Broadway.com Audience Award for Favourite Leading Actress in a Play in the film The Parisian Woman which she won in 2018
- Nominated for 62nd Golden Globe Award for Best Actress Drama in Kill Bill part 2 (2005)
- Nominated by MTV Movie Awards for Best Female Performance in the movie Kill Bill part 2 (2005)
- Won 30th Saturn Awards for Best Actress for the film Kill Bill prt1 2004
- Won Gloden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Miniseries or Television Movie in the film Hysterical Blindness 2003
7. Rosalind is a Good Swimmer
The celebrity kid is a good swimmer that learned swimming from her mother. She was taught while she was still crawling on all fours. Uma posted a rare picture of Luna, while she was a toddler in a body of water floating.
Likewise, Her mother has shared a couple of pictures and videos of herself and Luna swimming in the Hudson River, and at the poolside while they had fun.