Monica Bellucci is an Italian actress and model who has gained worldwide recognition for her beauty and talent. With a career spanning over three decades, she has starred in numerous films and television shows, becoming one of the most iconic actresses of our time.

Early Life

Born on September 30, 1964, in Umbria, Italy, Bellucci initially pursued a career in law before deciding to become a model. She studied at the University of Perugia and worked as a waitress while modeling part-time.

Modeling Career

Bellucci quickly rose to fame as a model, appearing on magazine covers such as Elle and Esquire. In 1988, she moved to Milan to pursue her modeling career full-time and signed with Elite Model Management.

Acting Career

Bellucci made her film debut in the Italian thriller "La Riffa" (1991) but it was her role as Malena Scordia in the film "Malena" (2000) that brought her international attention. She also appeared in Hollywood productions like "The Matrix Reloaded" (2003), "The Passion of Christ" (2004), and "Spectre" (2015).

Personal Life

In 1999, Belluci married Vincent Cassel after they met on set while filming the movie "L'Appartement". They have two daughters together but got divorced in 2013. She later married French businessman Nicolas Lefebvre.

Awards & Achievements

Over the course of her career Monica Bellucci has won several awards including Best Actress at Cannes Film Festival for her role in "Under Suspicion" (2000). She was also awarded by Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by France's Minister of Culture for contributions made to arts.


Monica Bellucci is an incredible talent who has left an indelible mark on both the modeling and acting world. Her stunning looks, combined with her talent have made her an icon in the entertainment industry.