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

Year Award Category Nominated Work Result
2003 Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists Silver Ribbon for Best Supporting Actress Ricordati di me Won
2005 Globo d’oro European Golden Globe Won
1997 César Awards Best Promising Actress The Apartment Nominated
2001 European Film Awards Audience Award for Best Actress Malèna Nominated
2003 Saturn Award Best Supporting Actress Brotherhood of the Wolf Nominated
2003 Cinescape Genre Face of the Future Award Best Female The Matrix Reloaded and The Matrix Revolutions Nominated
2003 David di Donatello Awards Best Supporting Actress Ricordati di me Nominated
2003 Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie Female Breakout Star The Matrix Reloaded and Tears of the Sun Nominated
2004 MTV Movie Awards Best Kiss The Matrix Reloaded Nominated
2005 Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists Silver Ribbon for Best Supporting Actress The Passion of the Christ Nominated
2007 Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists Silver Ribbon for Best Supporting Actress N Nominated
2017 Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists European Nastro D’Argento On the Milky Road Won

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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