Monica Bellucci is a fashion model and an Italian actress. She was born in 1964, in Italy. She was an only daughter for Brunella Briganti and Pasquale Bellucci. She was raised in San Giustino where her father had Transport Company. She studied law in the University of Perugia and she became a model to pay for the school fees.
She started to model when she was still 13 years old when she sent the picture to the local photo enthusiasts. Bellucci went to the fashion center Milan and she signed with Elite Model management. She becomes a fashion model in the Paris and around Atlantic. She worked with French Elle and Dolce & Gabbana. She started to take acting classes in 2001 and she started her acting career at the same time. She featured into the Maxim or Men’s Health where she was nominated among 100 hottest women. Ask Men called her number one for the most desirable women. Her career in New York City started with Elite+ and she was called the Italian sex symbol. She was a face for Dior products since 2006 and 2010. She works for D’management group found in Milan and also for Storm Model Management found in London.
In 2004, she was pregnant and she posed nude for the Vanity Fair magazine in Italy. This was protesting against the laws in Italy that prevents the use for the donor sperm. She also posed semi nude for the same magazine in another issue.
Monica Bellucci started her acting career in 1990s and she played in the role of La Riffa in 1991 and in the Bram Stoker’s Dracula. She has been nominated for the Cesar Award in 1996 because of playing Liza within the Apartment. This strengthened the position she wanted to play as an actress. She played other movies like Irreversible, Under Suspicion, Brotherhood of the Wolf and Melena. She also played in other films in both Hollywood and Europe such as Passion of the Christ, Don’t Look Back, the Sorcerer’s Apprentice and The Matrix Reloaded.
Monica Bellucci met another actor Vincent Cassel from France while playing The Apartment movie. They got married during the year 1999 and they have two daughters together Leonie and Deva. Bellucci and her husband announced that they are separating in 2013. Monica Bellucci can speak four languages which are Persian, English, French and Italian.
Monica Bellucci has 45 million dollars as net worth. She started to earn her money when she became a model and when she was 16. She earned her money by appearing in many movies with her husband Vincent Cassel. She also judged at Cannes Film Festival for its 59th time.
Even if many critics may compare Monica Bellucci with other beauties from Italy, she is incomparable because she is unique. With different roles that she is able to take, she has proven that she has both ethereal and earthy beauty at the same time that she is a star and actress. She continued to act in the projects which are of high profile like Brothers Grimm, Shot them up and Sorcerer’s Apprentice.
|Birth Date:||30 Sep, 1964|
|Birth Place:||Città di Castello|
|Education:||University of Perugia|
|Description:||Italian actress and model|