Everyone probably is already familiar with name of Monica Bellucci. The Italian actress and fashion model, who is also known as one of the most beautiful women in the world has many roles in both movies and dramas. Her appearances in the public are often full of critics from media and audience. However, her skills and achievements in the entertainment industry are indeed amazing. Thus, she always gains popularity from year to year. In order to know more about your star Monica Bellucci, in this article we will discuss about her career, personal life and sharing few awesome hot Monica Bellucci photos.
Profile of Monica Bellucci
Monica Bellucci or Monica Anna Maria Bellucci was born on 30th September 1964 in Citta di Castello, Italy. She is the only child of Brunella Briganti and Pasquale Bellucci. Her father ran a lorry company and her mother is a housewife. Monica grew up in San Giustino. She is very tall. Her height is about 171 cm. She also has ideal weight that makes her proportion perfect.
Monica Bellucci began her career as a model at age 13 when posing for a local photo enthusiast. She then moved to Milan in 1988, in order to join Elite Model Management. She started to become a famous model in Paris and New York City in 1989. She did several works for Dolce & Gabbana and French Elle. She made appearances in several prominent magazines such as Maxim and Esquire. She even got the 21st rank as one of the “100 Hottest Women of All-Time” by Men’s Health magazine. She also did some nude photo shoots for some magazines like Vanity Fair. Monica Bellucci also became the icon of several products of Dior from 2006 to 2010. She was the new face of Dolce & Gabbana in 2012. She also did some nude photo shoot for some magazines like Vanity Fair. Bellucci also became the icon of several products of Dior from 2006 to 2010. She was the new face of Dolce & Gabbana in 2012.
She started her transition to acting carrer by taking acting classes in 1989. Her career in acting began in the early 1900s. She started it by playing some minor roles in movies like La Riffa (1991) and Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992). Bellucci got a César Award as best supporting actress for her role in “The Apartment”. The award made her acting career more popular around the world. Following the success of her portrayal in previous movie, she then got many roles in both Europe and Hollywood movies. some of her popular movies are Tears of the Sun (2003), The Matrix Reloaded (2003), The Passion of the Christ (2004), The Brothers Grimm (2005), Le Deuxième souffle (2007), Shoot ‘Em Up (2007), Don’t Look Back (2009), and The Sorcerer’s Apprentice (2010).
Bellucci also was listed as one of “The Sexiest 25 Characters in Cinema – The Women” by Empire magazine. In this list, she got the 21st rank for her role in the Matrix series. Bellucci also got a role as a Bond girl for the James Bond movie, Spectre in 2015. This made her the oldest Bond girl in history as she was already 50 at that time.
Monica Bellucci married an Italian photographer, Claudio Basso in 1990. They have spent their time together for four years before then divorced in 1994.
Several years later, Bellucci married her fellow actor Vincent Cassel in 1999 whom she met during the making of The Apartment movie back in 1996. The wedding ceremony was hold in Monaco, in French Riviera. This marriage was the second for Bellucci. They have two daughters, Deva and Léonie who were born in 2004 and 2010.
Cassel is also so popular in his country, France for the movie “La Haine”. He is one of the most successful French actors. The combination of their charisma was so suitable for each other. For this reason, Bellucci and Cassel were named as super couple of the European film industry by the media and audience.
Unfortunately, after 14 years together, media started to catch some unpleasant rumors about their marriage. After weeks of speculation about Bellucci and Cassel relationship, the couple officially announced the end of their relationship on 26th August 2013. Monica Bellucci and Vincent Cassel worked in both Hollywood and European film industry. Their activities often kept them away from each other. This is probably one of the strongest reasons of their split. The media also said that it had something to do with Vincent and actress Lea Seydoux rumor. The rumor was spread as the two caught in the camera together in the making of a new movie. It was never confirmed or denied by the two people. However, both Bellucci and Cassel stated that they had ended their marriage by mutual agreement. They even had lived independently for several years in different places. Bellucci’s apartment was in Rome while Vincent was in Paris. They also still continue their relationship as parents for the two daughters.
The Italian beauty, Monica Bellucci is not only beautiful but also smart. At Toronto International Film Festival press conference for the Iranian movie Rhino Season in 2012, Bellucci once said that she can speak four languages. They are Italian, French, English and Farsi.
In addition, there was a rumor about Bellucci regarding plastic surgery. People had always talked about Belluci which was rumored to have some work done for her lips. However, her father said that her daughter’s lips have always been that way since she was a kid. He then supported his statement by showing some awesome childhood photos of Bellucci.