Who is Monica Bellucci: age, career, husbands, private life of the Italian diva

Who is Monica Bellucci, age, children, private life and career of the Italian diva guest on Domenica In in the episode of 19 December 2021.

The actress, returning from a sparkling presence as a dancer, together with Simone Di Pasquale, in the last episode of Dancing with the Stars will be the protagonist of a long interview in Mara Venier’s Sunday lounge. 

Where and when she was born, age, height: biography of Monica Bellucci

Monica Bellucci was born in Città di Castello, in the province of Perugia, on 30 September 1964, under the zodiac sign of Libra. She is 57 years old, 173cm tall and weighs 64kg.

After the classical high school she began working as a model, to pay for her studies in Law at the University of Perugia. She leaves the university and moves to Milan, devoting herself full time to fashion and acting. 

Husbands, Vincent Cassel, boyfriend, daughters: Monica Bellucci’s private life

Monica Bellucci married very young with the Italian photographer of Argentine origin Claudio Carlos Basso. The marriage lasts only a few months. Since 1990 she has been in a six-year relationship with the Italian actor Nicola Farron. 

On the set of the film Appartement she met the French actor  Vincent Cassel. They married in 1999 in Montecarlo and from their union two daughters were born: Deva, born in 2004 and Léonie in 2010. Monica Bellucci and Vincent Cassel separate in 2013 after 14 years of marriage. Since then, the actress has lived in France with her daughters but she has also bought a house in Lisbon, where she says she wants to move.

In 2018 Monica Bellucci began a relationship with French production designer Nicolas Lefebvre, 18 years younger than her, which ended after a year. At the moment, at least officially, the actress is single.

Monica Bellucci, la careera da modella

Since 1988 Monica Bellucci has been parading on the most important catwalks under contract with Elite Model Management. She gained fame the following year in New York and Paris. You pose for the Pirelli Calendar in 1997, for that of the Max magazine in 1999 and for the GQ calendar the following year. 

Parade for all the most important brands in the world, including Dolce & Gabbana and Fendi. She earns the cover of the French magazine Elle and that of Vogue. In 2003 for Dolce & Gabbana she is testimonial of the Sicily perfume, in 2007 for Intimissimi in the short film Heart Tango shot by Gabriele Muccino and the same year for Cartier in the Délices jewelry line. 

In 2008 Monica Bellucci is the testimonial of the Rouge Dior lipstick and in 2010 she plays the role of Eva for the Hypnotic Poison perfume ad. 

Monica Bellucci, career

Monica Bellucci made her debut as an actress in the television miniseries Vita coi figli, by Dino Risi, in 1990. The following year she made her film debut in the film La Riffa . In 1992 she made her debut in an English-language film, Bram Stoker’s Dracula directed by Francis Ford Coppola. 

In 1996, already famous for her modeling career, she conquers French cinema with the film Appartement. She followed other French-made films before arriving to star in the thriller Under Suspicion alongside Morgan Freeman and Gene Hackman. The success as an actress arrives, however, in 2000 with the film Malèna by Giuseppe Tornatore. 

She stars in many successful films: Gaspar Noé’s controversial and controversial Irréversible,  The Last Dawn  with Bruce Willis, Matrix Reloaded and Matrix Revolutions, she plays Mary Magdalene in Mel Gibson’s The Passion of the Christ, wins the Silver Ribbon for the film  Remember me  by Gabriele Muccino, Agents Secrets by Spike Lee, Manual of love 3 alongside Robert De Niro, Specter by Sam Mendes, twenty-fourth chapter of the James Bond saga. 

Monica Bellucci polyglot

In addition to Italian, Monica Bellucci is fluent in French and English. You also know Spanish and Portuguese. In her acting career she has acted in Aramaic, Persian, Serbian, Latin, in a southern French dialect and in several Italian dialects.