The daughter of Antonio Banderas and Melanie Griffith, born Stella del Carmen Banderas Griffith, requested to remove his mother’s last name
Stella, 25, cited the reason for the change as wanting “shorten my name by removing the additional last name”, that is to say, that of the famous actress from “Working Girl”.
“Also, I don’t normally use ‘Griffith’ when referring to myself or in documents. So removing the name would match my usual usage.”he added in the presentation.
According to reports, like Page Six, the decision it is only due to administrative issues and does not have to do with a problem with his mother.
Stella was born in Marbella, Spain, in September 1996 and grew up in Los Angeles. She is the granddaughter of the iconic Tippi Hedren and is the half-sister of actress Dakota Johnson.