Monica Belluci

Monica Belluci started out as model when she was just 13. She has appeared in movies like “Bram Stoker’s Dracula,” “Malena,” “The Matrix: Reloaded,”

“The Passion of the Christ” and “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice.”

Carla Bruni

Carla Bruni started out as a model when she was just 19 years old. She was chosen to appear in advertising campaigns for Guess jeans.

Giada de Laurentiis

Giada de Laurentiis is the granddaughter of the noted director Dino de Laurentiis. She originally aspired to be a pasty chef. She was a chef for Spago, a restaurant owned by the renowned Wolfgang Puck.

Maria Grazia Cucinotta

Maria Grazia Cucinotta has been appearing in various movies and television shows since 1990. She made her acting debut in films like “Vacanze di Natale”.

Aria Argento

Her official name is Aria Argento, as the registry office in Rome refused to acknowledge that Asia was a proper name for a baby. Nevertheless, she decided to use the name Asia Argento when she became a professional actress.

Sara Tommasi

Sara Tommasi is a model and actress that sports fans are probably familiar with. She once dated footballers like Balotelli when he was playing for Inter Milan.

Caterina Murino

Caterina Murino started out as a beauty pageant contestant that placed fourth in the 1996 Miss Italy competition.

She moved to London after the contest where she got introduced to the theater.

Elisabetta Canalis

Elisabetta Canalis was George Clooney’s main squeeze from 2010 to 2011. She started out as a showgirl for the Canale 5 show “Striscia la Notizia.”

Melita Toniolo

Melita Toniolo started out as a model. She became a television actress in 2006 when she appeared in “Distraction” and “Reservoir Dogs,” of which were aired on Italy1.

Sara Varone

Sara Varone is television host and actress. She made her television debut in 2006 when she appeared in the afternoon show of Canale 5 entitled “Buona Domenica.”