Anna Maria Ferchichi
Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier is the godfather of his triplets
Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has assumed honorary patronage of Anna-Maria Ferchichi and the Bushido triplets Leonora, Naima and Amaya.
Special day for triplets Leonora, Naima and Amaya: The three youngest children of Bushido, 43, and Anna-Maria Ferchichi, 40, now have Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, 66, as godparents of honor.
Federal President Steinmeier assumes honorary patronage of Anna-Maria Ferchichi’s triplets
“Today the Federal President resumed honorary sponsorship of our triplets,” the rapper announced in an Instagram Story. He shows one of the three documents signed by Steinmeier in a photo. “A big thank you to the deputy mayor of the district for the beautiful reception,” continues Bushido.
“We are very happy about the honorary patronage, because the federal president represents a completely different level, with which you have practically no interface as a citizen”, explains his wife Anna-Maria Ferchichi to RTL.the RTL broadcaster in a report. “It fills us with pride that our triplets each have a certificate from the Head of State. It has great emotional value for us.”
Honorary sponsorship is intended to reinforce the social prestige of large families
The family received “no further treatment,” as Ferchichi points out in his Instagram Story. Because the Federal President assumes the honorary sponsorship of the seventh child of a family if the parents request it.
“Honorary sponsorship is above all symbolic. It cannot be compared to baptism sponsorship”, it is written on the official website of the Federal President. The honorary patronage emphasizes “the special importance that families and children have for our community” and should “contribute to strengthening the social prestige of large families”.
“We had to submit the request in an official and very bureaucratic way and fulfilled all the conditions”, explains Anna-Maria Ferchichi RTL. The Ferchichis donated the godfather’s gift, according to the family 1,500 euros. Last year, the Federal President accepted 414 honorary patronages, since 1949 there have been a total of around 82,100.
Leonora, Naima and Amaya were born on November 11, 2021. Bushido and Anna-Maria Ferchichi previously had four children together, including twins. She brought a son into the marriage. The two have been married since 2012.
Sources used: instagram.com, rtl.de, bundespraesident.de