The Hottest Italian Women Of All Time

We really like to list uber beautiful women from countries.  Yup, we had listicles about Thai, Japanese, Russian, etc.  And it’s fun to read about hotties that are from a specific country (or at least have a little ancestry from a given country), really.  As in super fun.  Now, how about we head to Europe and show you super gorgeous, Italian women?  Oh, you’d love that.  And yes, also on this list are those with Italian ancestry as well.  Yup, not just based on Italy.  So here, folks.  In no particular order…

Melissa Satta

American-born Italian presenter who first rose to fame as a showgirl on the satirical series Striscia la notizia.  She then went on to become a face for TRL Italy, Italy 1’s Primo e ultimo, and Rete 4’s Controcampo.

Hailing from Sardinia, Melissa Satta‘s career began in fashion at the age of sixteen.  A year later, she made it to the finals of Miss Wall, an Italian beauty contest, and won the title of Miss Extreme.  The year 2005 saw the start of her career as a TV presenter and a TIM advertising spokesperson.

Melissa Satta

Moreover, Melissa made cameo appearances in two Italian movies in 2007.  Aside from that, she showcased her beauty in a swimsuit issue of Sports Illustrated.  Melissa is also one of the most sought-after Milanese models.

Cristina Buccino

Cristina Buccino is famous for her appearance on the Italian reality series L’Isola Dei Famosi (Island of the Famous.)  She appeared during the show’s 10th season in 2015 and was the 7th evicted from the house.

Cristina Buccino

From a young age, Cristina was incredibly passionate about modeling.  She took part in various catwalk shows and appeared in print advertisements at the tender age of 17.   From there, she adorned the pages of top magazines and took part in numerous modeling campaigns.  As an actress, she starred in such movies as SMS Squadra Molto Speciale, Sto Classico, and Caduta Libera.   She is also an influential Instagram model.

Elisa Sednaoui

Elisa Sednaoui model and actress who has appeared in various films including Eastern Drift and Remember Now and has modeled in fashion campaigns for Chanel Eyewear and Giorgio Armani.

Elisa is a unique mixture of Egyptian, French, and Italian heritage.  What’s more, she had spent her childhood living in both Italy and Egypt, as well as France.  She made her acting debut in the movie Eastern Drift, toward the end of 2010.  Moreover, she appeared in such movies as La Baie du Renard, Bus Palladium, and Remember Now.  Speaking of movies, our readers can experience Elisa’s beauty full-on in the 2012 movie L’amour Dure Trois Ans.

Elisa Sednaoui

As for her work as a director, she directed Kullu Tamam along with Martina Gili.  The film is a homage to her Egyptian descent, prominently featuring Luxor, where Elisa spent much of her childhood.

Cosima Coppola

Cosima is a model actress who is known for her performances on mini-series such as Carabinieri 4, Il Sangue e la Rosa, and Rodolfo Valentino – La leggenda.

Even though she grew up in Fragagnano, she moved to Rome at the age of 19, where she worked as a dancer.

Cosima Coppola

As an actress, she made her debut appearance in Un Posto al Sole, an Italian soap opera.  From there, she went on to star in various TV series such as Viso d’angelo, Carabine 4, and Furore – Il Vento della Esperanza.  Most notably, she played the role of Melina Bastianelli in L’onore e il Rispetto, a series that has run for six years.

Laura Torrisi

This actress was born and raised in Sicily and has participated in the Italian version of the reality show Big Brother.

Laura Torrisi

Laura landed her first acting role in 1998, and soon after, she made it to the finals of the Miss Italia beauty contest.  A year later, she starred in Massimo Ceccherini’s movie, Lucignolo.  Aside from acting in several other movies, she also appeared in five TV series.

Silvia Mazzieri

Silvia Mazzieri was born in Abbadia San Salvatore but moved to Rome at the age of 18.  There, she shared a flat with a few friends, doing chores for a living.  What’s more, she also used to be a competitive athlete.  In 2010, Silvia took part in the Miss Italy beauty pageant.  That same year, she won the title of Miss Cinema.

Silvia Mazzieri

Her acting career took off with the success of Braccialetti Rossi, an award-nominated Italian TV series.  Soon after, she starred in La Strada di casa, as well as the second season of Paradiso delle Signore.

Vanessa Hessler

She is a fashion model who worked with brands including Calvin Klein, Georgia Armani, and Ferrero SpA.

Vanessa Hessler spent most of her early childhood in Rome.  Then, at age 8, she moved to Washington to live with her father.  She also lived in Rockville, Maryland during her early teenage years.

The year 2002 saw Vanessa making a debut as a model, upon her return to Italy.  Her career wasn’t limited to her native country though she was the face of Alice, a DSL service in both France and Germany.  Moreover, she made regular appearances in advertisements for L’Oréal and more.

Vanessa Hessler

Her acting career includes appearances in such movies as Natale a Miami and as Irina, the Greek princess from the 2008 movie Astérix aux Jeux Olympiques.

Olivia Culpo

For those who don’t know (which isn’t a lot), Olivia here is a model and actress who won both Miss USA 2012 and Miss Universe 2012.  She also won Miss Rhode Island 2012.

Olivia Culpo is half-Italian (father side) and was born in Cranston, Rhode Island. Olivia is one of five children born to Susan and Peter Culpo, who co-owns several Boston restaurants.  She graduated from Boston University, and she also used to play the cello in several philharmonic orchestras.

Olivia Culpo

Olivia made her modeling debut in 2010 in cooperation with Maggie, Inc, a Boston modeling agency.  Olivia has also modeled for Kipling and L’Oréal. Moreover, she appeared in the 2018 swimsuit issue of Sports Illustrated.

Bianca Balti

Bianca is an Italian-born model known for being one of the faces of Dolce & Gabbana.  She has also appeared in campaigns with Hermes, Donna Karan, and Christian Dior.

Bianca Balti

Bianca began as a cover girl for L’Officiel.  From there, she went on to enrich the covers of such magazines as Marie Claire, Playboy, Vogue, and Harper’s Bazaar.  Bianca also played the role of an exotic dancer in the movie Go Go Tales.  Interestingly enough, in 2012, she joined the Italian legend Monica Bellucci as the new face for D&G.

Fabiana Tambosi

Fabiana is a famous cosmetics model of Italian descent, who was born in Brazil.  She is famous for her work with such brands as Elizabeth Arden, Sephora, and Clarins.

Fabiana Tambosi

Aside from being a cosmetics model, Fabiana also appeared in a Victoria’s Secret catalog.  Furthermore, she was also a La Vie en Rose lingerie model in 2012.

Elisabetta Gregoraci

Elisabetta is a model and TV presenter from Soverato, Italy.  Elisabetta began quite young when she was only six years of age.  However, she made her first debut at 17, when she won the title of Miss Calabria.  Soon after that, she took 24th place in the finals of Miss Italy.  Despite her ranking, she won the title of Miss Smile.

Aside from being a model, Elisabetta is also a professional dancer.  In fact, she graduated from the IALS National Center of Modern Dance. From there, she went on to appear in various Italian TV shows, such as Ciao Darwin.

Elisabetta Gregoraci

Elisabetta is no stranger to acting as well, as she has starred in eight movies and four TV series.  Also, throughout her career, she has showcased her beauty in advertising campaigns for such brands as Goodyear, Fanta, and Wind.

Giorgia Palmas

Giorgia Palmas is a model and television personality who hails from Cagliari, Italy. She is perhaps most famous for her stint on the satirical show Strsica la Notizia, as well as CD Live and Paperissima Sprint. She won Celebrity Survivor in 2011.

Giorgia Palmas

In 2000, Giorgia entered the London Miss World competition, as the first runner-up to Miss India.  A year later, she made her first TV appearance in ‘125 million caz..te’, a TV show hosted by Adriano Celentano.

Claudia Romani

This Italian model best is known for her work in magazines like FHM, Maxim, and GQ and in commercials for Samsung, Toyota, and Ford.

Claudia Romani

Toward the end of her teenage years, Claudia Romani left her home in L’Aquila and moved to Denmark.  In addition to that, she also studied in England.  In 2006, she was chosen as one of the 100 Sexiest Women in the World by FHM Denmark.  She was also voted Miss Internet and included on the list of 10 Most Beautiful Italian Women.

Emily Didonato

Emily Didonato is a Sports Illustrated swimsuit model who became the face of Ralph Lauren’s 2009 Rugby campaign and a Guess? girl.

Emily DiDonato

She is the perfect combination of Irish, Native American, and Italian ancestry.  At the tender age of 10, Emily was discovered by a modeling agent named Tina Kiniry.  Around seven years later, in 2008, Tina introduced her to Request Model Management.  Emily has worked for Maybelline New York and Victoria’s Secret.

Elena Santarelli

Notable for her cover modeling work for Maxim-Italy and for her runaway work for Emporio Armani and Laura Biagiotti.  Elena Santarelli is also known for her acting work in films such as Vita Smeralda (2006) and Baciato Dalla Fortuna (2011).

Elena made her television debut in L’eredità, an Italian quiz show.  Later on, she became a host for Stadio Sprint, a sports program.  What’s more, 2005 saw her as one of the participants of the Italian reality show called L’Isola Dei Famosi.

Cristina Chiabotto

Cristina Chiabotto is an Italian model and television presenter best recognized as a face for Juventus Channel and as a previous host of Italia 1’s Real TV.  She has also been a voice for Radio Kiss Kiss’s Pronto chi sei?

At 18, she won Miss Italia and soon landed a job at RAI, an Italian broadcasting company.  After her small role in Zecchino d’Oro, she went on to win Ballando con le stelle, a dance competition.  She has also appeared in countless advertising campaigns for companies like Superenalotto, Deborah, and Chateau d’Ax.

Cristina Chiabotto

Cristina also had a short career as a theater actress and a radio personality.

Giusy Buscemi

Giusy Buscemi is an actress and former model who became a star in Italy through her roles on series like Ladies’ Paradise and in films like Fratelli Unico (2014).

She finished high school in Menfi.  Then, she enrolled at the Faculty of Literature, Music, and Performing Arts in Rome.

Giusy Buscemi

In September 2010, she won the national beauty pageant, and two years later, she became Miss Italy.  Giusy was also cast in several TV series.  She landed her most prominent role in Il Paradiso delle signore.  In fact, she appeared in 40 episodes.

Alice Taticchi

Another stunner on our list of the most beautiful Italian women is Alice Taticchi.  This raven-haired model is a frequent beauty pageant contestant.  Interestingly enough, Alice had a strong desire to become a model since she was a teenager.  Her father had disapproved of it at first.  Still, she has competed in various beauty pageants.

Alice Taticchi

At first, Alice was shy because of her height.  Still, she gained the necessary confidence in 2009. That year, she represented her homeland at the Miss World beauty pageant.  Due to her discipline and hard work, Alice managed to become Italia’s Next Top Model.  Her determination and elegance impressed both the judges and the public.

Federica Ridolfi

Italian dancer and TV host known for her 70-episode run on Quelli Che: il Calcio from 2004 to 2007.  During that time, she also hosted Quelli Che: Ultimo Minuto and Quelli Che: Aspettano.

Federica Ridolfi

At age 17, Federica Ridolfi got into ballet.  Her career began when she joined the dance group Bagaglino.  Together with the group, she appeared on a variety of shows, such as Buffoni, Creme Caramel, and Rose Rosse.  Aside from her performances with the group, she also landed two acting roles.  One was a mini-series called La casa Delle Beffe, and another was a direct-to-TV movie called La Palestra.

So that’s it, folks! Watch out for our next listicle.

 

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