Monica Bellucci is an Italian actress and model. Bellucci began her career as a fashion model, modeling for the likes of Dolce & Gabbana and Dior, before making a transition to Italian films and later Hollywood films and French films. She is often considered among the most beautiful women in the world. She is perhaps best known to American audiences for her role as Persephone in the 2003 science-fiction films The Matrix Reloaded and The Matrix Revolutions.

Birth Name

Monica Anna Maria Bellucci

Nickname

Monique, Bellucci

Profession

Actress, Fashion Model

Nationality 

Italian

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Monica Bellucci was born on September 30, 1964 in Citta di Castello, Umbria, Italy.

Age

She is currently 54 years old.

Sun Sign

Libra

Ethnicity

White

Religion

Agnostic

Education

Monica Bellucci attended the University of Perugia.

Family Details

  • Father – Pasquale Bellucci
  • Mother – Brunella Briganti
  • Siblings – Unknown

Marital Status

Married

Boyfriend / Spouse

Monica Bellucci has dated –

  • Claudio Basso (1989 – 1990) – Monica commenced dating Claudio Basso in 1989. The couple got married on January 3, 1990, but they lived happily only for 5 months and got divorced on June 25, 1990.

  • Vincent Cassel (1996 – 2013) – Bellucci and Vincent met on the set of L’ Apartment in 1996After dating for 3 years, they got married on August 3, 1999. The couple got divorced in August 2013. Monica and Vincent have two children, Deva (born September 12, 2004) and Leonie (born May 20, 2010).

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 7 inches
  • In centimeters – 170 cm
  • In meters – 1.70 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 64 kg
  • In Pounds – 140 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 37-25-36
  • Bust – 37 inches
  • Waist – 25 inches
  • Hip –  36 inches
  • Bra Size – 34C

Body Build

Voluptuous

Eye Color

Brown

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Dress Size

Her dress size is 6 (US).

Shoe Size

She wears a size 8 (US) shoe.

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Monica is considered to be one of the most beautiful women that have ever lived. She is known for her great looks and her perfect body. Despite her natural beauty, she is also known for her acts in the movies Malèna (2000), The Matrix Reloaded (2003) and The Passion of the Christ (2004).

Film Debut

Monica first gained notice in the TV movie Vita Coi Figli in 1990, playing as Elda.

Television Debut

Bellucci appeared in the TV series Platane (2011) playing as herself.

Brand Endorsements

Monica had signed endorsement contracts with the fashion houses Dolce & Gabbana, Diorand Bloomingdales.

Awards & Nominations

YearAwardCategoryNominated WorkResult
2003Italian National Syndicate of Film JournalistsSilver Ribbon for Best Supporting ActressRicordati di meWon
2005Globo d’oroEuropean Golden GlobeWon
1997César AwardsBest Promising ActressThe ApartmentNominated
2001European Film AwardsAudience Award for Best ActressMalènaNominated
2003Saturn AwardBest Supporting ActressBrotherhood of the WolfNominated
2003Cinescape Genre Face of the Future AwardBest FemaleThe Matrix Reloaded and The Matrix RevolutionsNominated
2003David di Donatello AwardsBest Supporting ActressRicordati di meNominated
2003Teen Choice AwardsChoice Movie Female Breakout StarThe Matrix Reloaded and Tears of the SunNominated
2004MTV Movie AwardsBest KissThe Matrix ReloadedNominated
2005Italian National Syndicate of Film JournalistsSilver Ribbon for Best Supporting ActressThe Passion of the ChristNominated
2007Italian National Syndicate of Film JournalistsSilver Ribbon for Best Supporting ActressNNominated
2017Italian National Syndicate of Film JournalistsEuropean Nastro D’ArgentoOn the Milky RoadWon

Monica Bellucci Favorites

  • Favorite Movie – A Special Day (1977)
  • Favorite Poem – A Silvia
  • Favorite London Pub – The Butcher’s Hook in Fulham
  • Favorite Stone – Diamond
  • Favorite Jewelry Brand – Cartier

Monica Bellucci Net worth

Monica Bellucci has an estimated net worth of $45 million dollars as of 2019.

Social Media Portfolio

Some Lesser Known Facts About Monica Bellucci

  • She has fluency in English, Italian, French, Persian and Spanish.
  • Monica began modeling to pay her university tuition fee.
  • In 1988, Bellucci moved to one of Europe’s fashion centres, Milan, where she signed with Elite Model Management.
  • In 1998, Monica appeared in a calendar for the Italian magazine Max.
  • The actress was ranked #6 in Maxim magazine’s Hot 50 Women in 1999.
  • In 2002, Bellucci was ranked number 1 in Askmen’s – Top 99 Most Desirable Women.
  • In 2003, she was featured in Maxim. Men’s Health also named her one of the “100 Hottest Women of All-Time”, ranking her at No. 21.
  • She has an apartment at King’s Road, London, England.
  • In one interview, Monica said that she was inspired for acting by Sophia Loren and Claudia Cardinale.
  • She enjoys watching the Italian national football team.
  • Monica has a statue made of wax, in the Gervin’s Museum in Paris.
  • Rockin’ Squat is her brother-in-law, and Cecile Cassel her sister-in-law.
  • In 2006, she was a jury member at the Cannes Film Festival.
  • In 2012, she became the new face of Dolce & Gabbana. She is managed by Elite+ in New York City. Bellucci is signed to D’management Group in Milan and also to Storm Model Management in London.
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