Famous Italian TV Presenters

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 1 Jason Acuña

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Famous As: Stunt performer, TV presenter
Birthdate: May 16, 1973
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pisa, Italy

Better known as Wee Man, the 4-foot American stunt man Jason Acuña is a professional skater and now a well-known TV personality. Suffering from a form of dwarfism called Achondroplasia, he uses a mini skateboard. Known for his appearance on Jackass, he now also owns an LA restaurant.

 2 Adriano Zumbo

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Famous As: Chef
Birthdate: November 6, 1981
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Coonamble, New South Wales, Australia

Adriano Zumbo is an Australian television presenter and pastry chef. He is known for appearing as a guest on the TV show MasterChef Australia. He also hosts his own baking competition show Zumbo's Just Desserts and appears as a judge on Netflix's baking reality television series Sugar Rush. Thanks to his popularity, Zumbo has garnered several nicknames including Sweet Assassin.

 3 Raffaella Carra

Raffaella Carra
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: June 18, 1943
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bologna, Italy
Died: July 5, 2021

Raffaella Carra was an Italian singer, television presenter, dancer, and actress. She achieved immense popularity across Europe and Latin America during the peak of her illustrious career. An icon of women's liberation, Raffaella Carra supported the LGBT movement and was honored at the 2017 World Pride Madrid with the Gay Icon award.

 4 Elisabetta Canalis

Elisabetta Canalis
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 12, 1978
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sassari, Italy

Elisabetta Canalis is an Italian showgirl and actress. Renowned for her impressive physique and good looks, Canalis has been a popular model in Italy, appearing on publications like Vogue and Harper's Bazaar. She has also modeled for Roberto Cavalli and was featured in the Max nude calendar in 2003. In 2010, she was ranked the seventh-most beautiful woman on Maxim.

 5 Federica Masolin

Federica Masolin
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: May 7, 1985
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Milan, Italy

Federica Masolin is an Italian television presenter and sports journalist. She currently works for Sky Sport where she is the main presenter of the network's coverage of Formula One racing. Masolin has also covered other important sporting events like the 2011 Copa América, Games of the XXX Olympiad, and the 2014 Winter Olympics.

 6 Luisa Ranieri

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Famous As: Actress, Television presenter
Birthdate: December 16, 1973
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Naples, Italy

Luisa Ranieri is an Italian actress best known for her portrayal of American-born Greek singer Maria Callas in the 2005 TV film Callas e Onassis, which is the only movie ever made to exclusively depict the close friendship and emotional relationship between Maria Callas and Greek shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis. Ranieri achieved international prominence after appearing in Letters to Juliet.

 7 Ilary Blasi

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Famous As: Showgirl
Birthdate: April 28, 1981
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rome, Italy

Italian model, showgirl and television personality Ilary Blasi began her career as a child artist, appearing in four films till the age of nine. On growing up, she reentered the showbiz as a model, taking up all kinds of assignment before joining Miss Italia as a contestant, shortly gaining recognition as a popular television host and a successful model.  

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 8 Gigi Proietti

Gigi Proietti
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 2, 1940
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: November 2, 2020

Gigi Proietti was an Italian actor, comedian, musician, and singer. He loved to sing from an early age and performed in nightclubs as a young man. He attended the University Theater Center and began his career as a theater actor. He soon branched out into movies as well and appeared in hit films like The Appointment and The Wedding. 

 9 Elisa Isoardi

Elisa Isoardi
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Famous As: TV Host
Birthdate: December 27, 1982
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cuneo, Piedmont

Elisa Isoardi first gained attention after winning the Miss Cinema title at the 2000 Miss Italia pageant. She later hosted shows such as Unomattina and Effetto Sabato. She has also previously dated Lega Nord leader and former Italian deputy prime minister Matteo Salvini, though they split later.

 10 Maria De Filippi

Maria De Filippi
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Famous As: Television host
Birthdate: December 5, 1961
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Milan, Italy

Maria De Filippi is an Italian TV host who is often counted among the most popular presenters in Italian television. De Filippi currently runs the popular production company Fascino PGT, which was founded by her husband Maurizio Costanzo. Over the years, Maria De Filippi has won several Telegatto awards for her contribution to Italian television.

 11 Ambra Angiolini

Ambra Angiolini
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Famous As: Actress, Singer
Birthdate: April 22, 1977
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rome, Italy

Ambra Angiolini is an Italian TV host, actress, and singer. One of the most critically acclaimed actresses of her generation, Angiolini won several prestigious awards like the David di Donatello Award and the Nastro d'Argento for her portrayal of Roberta in her debut film Saturn in Opposition. Since then, Angiolini has played important roles in many films like The Choice.  

 12 Giorgia Palmas

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Famous As: Television personality
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.

 13 Claudio Amendola

Claudio Amendola
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 16, 1963
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Rome, Italy

Claudio Amendola is an Italian actor, director, and television presenter. Although he is best known for his portrayal of Angelo Mandolesi in the 1993 crime film The Escort, Amendola has achieved immense popularity as a television actor. Claudio Amendola, who has played important roles in comedies and drama films, is also known for his versatility.

 14 Luke Mockridge

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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: March 21, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bonn, Germany

Luke Mockridge is a television presenter and comedian best known for presenting the popular German TV program NightWash. Mockridge has also appeared in other TV shows like TV total and Quatsch Comedy Club. In 2013, he launched his own show titled Occupy School. In the same year, Mockridge was honored with the Best Newcomer Award at the German Comedy Awards.         

 15 Maurizio Costanzo

Maurizio Costanzo
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Famous As: Television host
Birthdate: August 28, 1938
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rome, Italy

Maurizio Costanzo is an Italian journalist, television host, film director, and screenwriter. He has also contributed as a managing editor for the popular weekly women's magazine Grazia. Over the course of his career, Costanzo has hosted popular TV shows, such as Bontà loro and The Maurizio Costanzo Show. As a screenwriter, he has contributed to the success of many films.

 16 Luca Barbareschi

Luca Barbareschi
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Famous As: Film actor
Birthdate: July 28, 1956
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Montevideo, Uruguay

 17 Francesco Facchinetti

Francesco Facchinetti
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Famous As: Disc jockey
Birthdate: May 2, 1980
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Milan, Italy

 18 Heather Parisi

Heather Parisi
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Famous As: Dancer
Birthdate: January 27, 1960
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

 19 Gerry Scotti

Gerry Scotti
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Famous As: Television presenter
Birthdate: August 7, 1956
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Miradolo Terme, Italy

 20 Lino Banfi

Lino Banfi
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Famous As: Film actor
Birthdate: July 9, 1936
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Andria, Italy

 21 Fabrizio Frizzi

Fabrizio Frizzi
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Famous As: Television presenter
Birthdate: February 5, 1958
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: March 26, 2018

Fabrizio Frizzi was an Italian voice actor and television presenter best remembered for voicing Woody in the Italian version of the Toy Story series of films. Frizzi is also known for his work in television; throughout his career, he presented several variety shows, game shows, and talent shows across Italy. 

 22 Alba Parietti

Alba Parietti
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Famous As: Television presenter
Birthdate: July 2, 1961
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Turin, Piedmont, Italy

 23 Afef Jnifen

Afef Jnifen
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: November 3, 1963
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ben Gardane, Tunisia

 24 Jenny Tamburi

Jenny Tamburi
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Famous As: Actress, Television presenters
Birthdate: November 27, 1952
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: March 1, 2006

 25 Simona Ventura

Simona Ventura
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Famous As: Television presenter
Birthdate: April 1, 1965
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bentivoglio, Italy

 26 Enzo Ghinazzi

Enzo Ghinazzi
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: September 11, 1955
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ponticino, Tuscany, Italy

 27 Selen

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 17, 1966
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rome, Italy

Selen is the stage name of Luce Caponegro, an Italian actress and TV presenter. She received training in singing and classical dance as a child. She began her career as a porn star and found considerable success in the adult film industry. She, later on, entered mainstream cinema and TV as well. Her love for animals is well-known. 

 28 Loretta Goggi

Loretta Goggi
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: September 29, 1950
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Rome, Lazio, Italy

 29 Serena Rossi

Serena Rossi
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 31, 1985
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Naples, Campania, Italy

 30 Luciana Littizzetto

Luciana Littizzetto
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 29, 1964
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Turin, Piedmont, Italy

 31 Milly Carlucci

Milly Carlucci
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Famous As: Television presenter, Actress
Birthdate: October 1, 1954
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Sulmona, L'Aquila, Italy

 32 Fiammetta La Guidara

Fiammetta La Guidara
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: September 29, 1970
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: February 23, 2021

 33 Pippo Franco

Pippo Franco
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: September 2, 1940
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rome, Italy

 34 Teresa Mannino

Teresa Mannino
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Famous As: Comedian, Actress
Birthdate: November 23, 1970
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Palermo, Italy

 35 Silvia Toffanin

Silvia Toffanin
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Famous As: Television presenter
Birthdate: October 26, 1979
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bassano del Grappa, Italy

 36 Giuseppe Fiorello

Giuseppe Fiorello
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 12, 1969
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Catania, Italy

 37 Corrado Augias

Corrado Augias
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: January 26, 1935
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Rome, Italy

 38 Sonia Grey

Sonia Grey
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 30, 1968
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rho, Lombardy, Italy

 39 Sammy Barbot

Sammy Barbot
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Famous As: Singer, Television presenter
Birthdate: September 1, 1954
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Martinique

 40 Isa Bellini

Isa Bellini
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 19, 1922
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mantua, Italy
Died: February 5, 2021