Monica Anna Maria Bellucci (born September 30, 1964) is an Italian model and actress.
She began her career as a fashion model for Dolce & Gabbana and Dior before moving on to Italian films and, later, American and French films.
Monica Bellucci’s Net Worth
Monica Bellucci is an Italian actress and model with a net worth of $45 million.
Monica Bellucci is best known for her roles in films such as “Bram Stoker’s Dracula,” “Irreversible,” and “The Passion of the Christ.” She has also appeared in the big-budget action films “The Matrix Reloaded,” “The Matrix Revolutions,” and “Spectre.”
Bellucci has also appeared in several Italian and French films, including “Malèna,” “Sanguepazzo,” “The Wonders,” and “The Best Years of a Life.”
|Net Worth:||$45 Million|
|Born:||September 30, 1964|
|Height:||1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)|
|Country of Origin:||Italy|
|Source of Wealth:||Professional Actress|
|Last Updated:||August 2, 2022|
Monica Bellucci was born in 1964 in Città di Castello, Umbria, Italy, and spent the majority of her childhood in Lama with her parents, Brunella and Pasquale Bellucci.
Monica began modeling at the age of 13 and worked at the University of Perugia as a young adult until 1988 when she relocated to Milan and signed a contract with Elite Model Management.
Within a year, Bellucci was modeling for high-end brands Dolce & Gabbana and French Elle, and she quickly rose to prominence in Paris and New York City.
Bellucci began acting in the early 1990s, making her feature film debut in 1991 in the Italian film The Raffle, as a betrayed widow named Francesca.
She landed her first American film role in 1992, playing one of Dracula’s brides alongside Gary Oldman and Winona Ryder in Bram Stoker’s Dracula.
Other Italian films followed her success until 1996 when she starred in The Apartment, a French film that became one of her most critically acclaimed roles.
Monica Bellucci rose to international prominence in the early 2000s when she co-starred in Under Suspicion with Gene Hackman and Morgan Freeman, as well as the Oscar-nominated erotic comedy-drama Malena.\
She had another box-office success in 2004, when she played Mary Magdalene in The Passion of the Christ, a role that earned her a lot of praise.
Monica Bellucci Facts
- Monica Bellucci is multi-lingual and fluent in Italian, English, Spanish, French, and Persian.
- In 2002, AskMen’s Top 99 “Most Desirable” list named Bellucci the No. 1 woman.
- Bellucci served on the jury at the Cannes Film Festival in 2006.
- Maxim magazine ranked Bellucci No. 6 on their Hot 50 Women 1999 list.
- In 2004, Bellucci posed nude while pregnant for Italy’s Vanity Fair to protest an Italian law prohibiting fertility treatments for single women and same-sex couples.
Monica Bellucci married photographer Claudio Carlos Basso when she was 20 years old, but the couple divorced after only six months.
Bellucci met Vincent Cassel on the set of The Apartment in 1996, and the couple married in Monaco in 1999, with Monica giving birth to their two daughters, Deva in 2004 and Leonie in 2010.
Bellucci has lived in Italy, France, England, and Brazil, but has called Paris home since 2015.