Famous Italian Models

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Find out more about the greatest Italian Models, including Monica Bellucci, Patrizia Deitos, Isabella Rossellini, Carla Bruni and Beatrice Borromeo.
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Monica Bellucci
(Italian Actress, Model and the 'Oldest Bond Girl' in the History of the Franchise)
Monica Bellucci
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Birthdate: September 30, 1964
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Città di Castello, Italy

Monica Bellucci is one of the most popular actresses from Italy. Her popularity in the West helped her become the oldest woman to play a Bond girl in the history of the James Bond film franchise. Known for her hourglass figure, she has been regarded as a sex symbol and has appeared in lists like 100 Hottest Women of All-Time.

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Michele Morrone
(Actor, Model)
Michele Morrone
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Birthdate: October 3, 1990
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bitonto, Italy

Rising to international fame following the success of his 2020 erotic romantic drama 365 Days, Italian actor and model, Michele Morrone, is a man who oozes sex appeal and charisma. Also a professional guitarist and singer, he has a channel on YouTube that has accumulated over one million subscribers. He runs a clothing line as well.

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Donatella Versace
(Fashion Designer and Chief Creative Designer of the Luxury Fashion House 'Versace')
Donatella Versace
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Birthdate: May 2, 1955
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Reggio Calabria, Italy
Donatella Versace, sister of the founder of the Italian fashion brand Versace, Gianni Versace, inherited the company after Gianni’s murder in 1997. Donatella is now the company’s chief creative officer. She supports Elton John’s AIDS Foundation and was the first woman to win the GQ Designer of the Year award. 
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Carla Bruni
(Singer, Supermodel & Spouse of the ex-French President 'Nicolas Sarkozy')
Carla Bruni
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Birthdate: December 13, 1967
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Turin, Italy

Carla Bruni is an Italian-French fashion model and singer-songwriter. She gained international recognition after marrying the then president of France Nicolas Sarkozy in 2008. Also known for her political activities, philanthropy, and charity work, Bruni established the Carla Bruni-Sarkozy Foundation in 2009; the foundation helps promote access to knowledge for all. She also supports organizations, such as PETA.

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Antonio D’Amico
(Italian Model and Fashion Designer)
Antonio D’Amico
4
Birthdate: January 20, 1959
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mesagne, Italy

Antonio D'Amico is an Italian fashion designer and model. After working as a designer for the luxury fashion company Versace, D'Amico went on to found his own fashion design company. Also known for his long-term relationship with Gianni Versace, D'Amico is often depicted in films and TV series that talk about the founder of Versace

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Allegra Versace
(Italian Heiress, Director of ‘Gianni Versace S.p.A.’ and Daughter of Fashion Designer Donatella Versace )
Allegra Versace
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Birthdate: June 30, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Milan, Italy
Italian-American socialite Allegra Versace is the heiress of the international fashion line Versace. Daughter of designer Donatella Versace and model Paul Beck, Allegra has previously worked as a theatrical dresser and is the director of Gianni Versace S.p.A. She has had a long battle with anorexia.
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Antonio Sabato Jr.
(Model, Actor)
Antonio Sabato Jr.
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Birthdate: February 29, 1972
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Italian-American actor Antonio Sabàto Jr. was once a Calvin Klein model. He soared to fame with the role of Jagger Cates in the soap General Hospital and has also part of the reality show But Can They Sing? In the 2018 U.S. elections, he contested as a Republican candidate.
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Anita Pallenberg
(Actress Best Known for Her Romantic Links to Three of the 'Original Rolling Stones')
Anita Pallenberg
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Birthdate: April 6, 1942
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: June 13, 2017

Known as the Rolling Stones muse, for her affairs with at least two of the iconic rock band’s members, Anita Pallenberg was an actor-model. The Rolling Stones tracks such as You Got The Silver and Angie were inspired by her. She had also studied fashion designing after recovering from drug addiction.

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Pietro Boselli
(Italian Model, Engineer, and Former Mathematics Lecturer Known as ‘World’s Sexiest Maths Teacher’)
Pietro Boselli
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Birthdate: December 3, 1988
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Negrar, Italy

While he had been an Armani Junior model at 6, Pietro Boselli later earned a mechanical engineering degree, completed his PhD, and taught math. After a student posted a photo of him on Facebook and it went viral, Boselli became a sensation, gaining fame as the world's hottest math teacher.

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Lory Del Santo
(Italian Television Personality and Actress )
Lory Del Santo
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Birthdate: September 28, 1958
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Povegliano Veronese, Veneto, Italy

Born in a stable in Verona, Lory Del Santo lost her father in an accident later and was raised by her mother. Beginning her TV career at 16, she later also participated in the Miss Universe contest. She gave birth to Eric Clapton’s son but lost the child in a freak accident.

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Matilda Lutz
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Birthdate: January 28, 1992
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Milan, Italy

Born to a fashion photographer father and a fashion PR mother, who were both models previously, Matilda Lutz began modeling quite early in life. She moved to Los Angeles after dropping out of university and initially worked in an Italian eatery to sustain herself. She later appeared in movies such as Rings.

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Mădălina Diana Ghenea
(Romanian Model and Actress)
Mădălina Diana Ghenea
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Birthdate: August 8, 1987
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Slatina, Romania

Mădălina Diana Ghenea is a Romanian model and actress. Apart from acting and modeling, Ghenea also participates in fashion shows around the world. She achieved international fame in 2016, when she became the face of a luxury brand called Vanitas.

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Elettra Lamborghini
(Singer, Model)
Elettra Lamborghini
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Birthdate: May 17, 1994
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bologna, Italy

Elettra Lamborghini began her career with TV reality shows such as Gran Hermano VIP and Super Shore. She later soared to fame with her chart-busting track Pem Pem, which was viewed over 4 million times in its debut week. Her track Tócame from Twerking Queen featured Grammy Award-winning rapper Pitbull.

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Maria Grazia Cucinotta
(Actress Known for Her Roles as Bond Girl in the James Bond Film 'The World Is Not Enough')
Maria Grazia Cucinotta
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Birthdate: July 27, 1968
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Messina, Italy

Best known for her role as the Cigar Girl in the James Bond flick The World Is Not Enough, Maria Grazia Cucinotta initially made a name for herself in the Italian TV industry. She was also appreciated for her role in the comedy-drama movie Il Postino and has a star on Toronto’s Italian Walk of Fame.

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Beatrice Borromeo
(Italian Journalist and Fashion Model)
Beatrice Borromeo
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Birthdate: August 18, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Innichen, South Tyrol, Italy

Beatrice Borromeo is an Italian fashion model and journalist. She has worked for major publications like Newsweek. She has also walked for luxury fashion brands like Trussardi, Valentino, and Chanel. In 2021, Beatrice Borromeo was made the ambassador for Dior.

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Elisabetta Gregoraci
(Italian Fashion Model and TV Personality)
Elisabetta Gregoraci
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Birthdate: February 8, 1980
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Soverato Marina, Soverato, Italy

Known for her high-profile marriage to former Formula One manager Flavio Briatore, Elisabetta Gregoraci is a popular dancer and model in her own right. She gained a lot of flak for reportedly offering sex in exchanged for a job at RAI. She has also campaigned for Wonderbra and posed nude for Maxim.

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Nicole Trunfio
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Birthdate: March 16, 1986
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Merredin
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Gloria Guida
(Actress, Model best known for starring in commedia erotica all'italiana, particularly the La liceale series, and also in erotic coming-of-age-drama films in the mid-1970s)
Gloria Guida
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Birthdate: November 19, 1955
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Meran, Italy
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Mariacarla Boscono
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Birthdate: September 20, 1980
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
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Elsa Peretti
(Jewelry designer, Fashion model)
Elsa Peretti
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Birthdate: May 1, 1940
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: March 18, 2021
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Veronica Franco
(16th Century Italian Poet and Courtesan)
Veronica Franco
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Birthdate: March 25, 1546
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Venice, Italy
Died: July 22, 1591

A significant Venetian figure, Veronica Franco wasn’t an ordinary courtesan but was educated and a talented poet, too. She defended herself successfully against charges of witchcraft. Born to a courtesan, she was married to a doctor briefly and later became a sex worker to sustain herself and her children.

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Elsa Martinelli
(Actress and Model)
Elsa Martinelli
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Birthdate: January 30, 1935
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Grosseto, Italy
Died: July 8, 2017
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Eva Herzigová
(Czech-Italian Supermodel and Actress)
Eva Herzigová
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Birthdate: March 10, 1973
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Litvínov, Czechia

Czech supermodel-actor Eva Herzigová was quite a sports lover in her younger days. She deviated to modeling after winning a pageant at 16. Known for her iconic Guess and Wonderbra campaigns, Herzigová, who is now a mother of three, has won hearts with her classic smile and blue-green eyes.

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Simonetta Vespucci
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Birthdate: 1453 AD
Birthplace: Genoa, Italy
Died: April 26, 1476
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Kasia Smutniak
(Polish-Italian Actress and Model)
Kasia Smutniak
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Birthdate: August 13, 1979
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Piła, Poland

Kasia Smutniak began her modeling career at 15. The Polish-Italian actor-model was initially known for her campaigns for the Italian phone company TIM. Known for her roles such as that of Caroline in the action-thriller From Paris with Love, she also boasts of a glider pilot's license.

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Miriam Leone
(Actress)
Miriam Leone
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Birthdate: April 14, 1985
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Catania, Italy
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Raffaella Fico
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Birthdate: January 29, 1988
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cercola, Italy
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Kára McCullough
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Birthdate: September 9, 1991
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Naples, Italy

Miss USA 2017, Kára McCullough also boasts of a BS in radiochemistry. She has previously worked for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Born to a mother who worked with the US Navy, McCullough spent her childhood in places such as Sicily, South Korea, and Japan. She supports the natural hair movement.

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Ambra Gutierrez
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Birthdate: May 15, 1992
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Turin, Italy

Italian-Filipina model Ambra Gutierrez made headlines when it came to light that she had been sexually assaulted by Harvey Weinstein back in 2015. Born to a ballerina mother, she had started her career as a beauty contest participant at 14 and had then taken to modeling at 19.

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Alice Pagani
(Actress)
Alice Pagani
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Birthdate: February 19, 1998
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ascoli Piceno, Italy
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Vanessa Hessler
(Model, Actress)
Vanessa Hessler
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Birthdate: January 21, 1988
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
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Lilli Carati
(Former Actress whose greatest success came with Avere vent'anni ("To Be Twenty") by Fernando Di Leo in 1978)
Lilli Carati
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Birthdate: September 23, 1956
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Varese, Italy
Died: October 20, 2014
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Alena Šeredová
(Czech Actress and Model)
Alena Šeredová
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Birthdate: March 21, 1978
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Prague, Czech Republic

Alena Šeredová is a Czech actress and model best known for her work in Italy. Over the years, Šeredová has appeared on the covers of popular magazines like Playboy Europe, Penthouse Europe, Quo, and Spy. Her popularity increased in 2011 when she got married to Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon; they separated in May 2014.

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Bianca Balti
(Supermodel known for being one of the faces of Dolce & Gabbana, Hermes, Donna Karan, and Christian Dior)
Bianca Balti
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Birthdate: March 19, 1984
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lodi, Italy
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Linda Morselli
(Model, Television personality)
Linda Morselli
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Birthdate: November 15, 1988
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Giussano, Italy
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Gabriel Garko
(Actor and former fashion model)
Gabriel Garko
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Birthdate: July 12, 1972
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Turin, Italy
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Sarah Felberbaum
(Actress, Model)
Sarah Felberbaum
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Birthdate: March 20, 1980
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London, England
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Luisa Casati
(Socialite,Model)
Luisa Casati
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Birthdate: January 23, 1881
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Milan, Italy
Died: June 1, 1957
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Miriam Giovanelli
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Birthdate: April 28, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
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Eva Henger
(Television Personality, Model, and Former Pornographic Actress)
Eva Henger
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Birthdate: November 2, 1972
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Győr, Győr-Moson-Sopron, Hungary

After winning beauty pageants such as Miss Teen Hungary and Miss Alpeadria, blonde Hungarian beauty Eva Henger moved to Italy and became a hit porn star. She has previously been a handball player and is also trained in the piano. She is now married to producer Massimiliano Caroletti.

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Sylva Koscina
(Yugoslav-born Italian Actress Best Known for Her Portrayal of 'Iole' in the Movies 'Hercules' and 'Hercules Unchained')
Sylva Koscina
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Birthdate: August 22, 1933
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Zagreb, Croatia
Died: December 26, 1994

Sylva Koscina was a Yugoslav-born Italian actress best remembered for her portrayal of Iole in the movies Hercules and Hercules Unchained in the late 1950s. She was also seen playing an important role opposite Paul Newman in the 1968 American comedy war film The Secret War of Harry Frigg. Sylva Koscina is also remembered for posing for the Playboy magazine.

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Valeria Bilello
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Birthdate: May 2, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sciacca, Sicily, Italy
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Claudia Romani
(Italian American Model)
Claudia Romani
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Birthdate: April 14, 1982
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: L'Aquila, Italy
Claudia Romani is an Italian American model who has appeared on covers of GQ, Maxim, and other popular magazines. She was voted one of the 100 Sexiest Women in the World in 2006. Her most famous works on the screen include TV seies Emigratis, docufilm Vacanze a Miami, and reality show Secret Story. Romani is also known for her work in commercials for Samsung, Toyota, and Ford. 
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Manuela Arcuri
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Birthdate: January 8, 1977
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Anagni, Italy
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Vittoria Ceretti
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Birthdate: June 7, 1998
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brescia, Italy
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Cecilia Gallerani
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Birthdate: 1473 AD
Birthplace: Siena, Italy
Died: 1536 AD
Patrizia Deitos
4
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Sveva Alviti
(Actress, Model)
Sveva Alviti
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Birthdate: July 14, 1984
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Rome, italy
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Elodie
(Singer, Model)
Elodie
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Birthdate: May 3, 1990
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
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Giorgia Palmas
(Television personality)
Giorgia Palmas
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Birthdate: March 5, 1982
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cagliari, Italy

Giorgia Palmas is an Italian model and TV personality best known for her work in the popular television show Striscia la notizia. Palmas began her media career in 2000 when she took part in the Miss World pageant, where she lost in the final round to Miss India, Priyanka Chopra. Since then, Palmas has appeared in magazines and reality shows.