World's Famous Italian Celebrities

Italy is renowned for an excellent pasta, pizza, Ferrari and fine arts. But only few can know some famous people who have been born Italian. Here are some of the few celebrities and world-renowned entertainment form.

Monica Bellucci - In real life, the Hollywood actress
Monica Anna Maria Bellucci was born in Citta di Castello, Umbria, Italy. She began modeling in 1988 and became an important model after a year. His first appearance on the big screen in Vita Coi Figli (Life with the children) as "Elda", followed by numerous Italian films and some Hollywood films such as Tears of the Sun, two of The Matrix series and the acclaimed The Passion of the Christ.

Tony Bennett - popular jazz singer Tony Bennett was born in Astoria, Queens, New York. His father emigrated from Podargoni, a rural district in the southern Italian city of Reggio Calabria. He began singing at the age of 10 years and worked as a singing waiter in Italian restaurants in Queens, New York, where he was discovered by a record executive. His record albums produced worldwide hits like "Cold, Cold Heart," "Rags to Riches," "I Left My Heart in San Francisco," among others.

Robert de Niro - Oscar winner for Best Actor Robert De Niro was born in New York. De Niro's father was Italian and Irish descent. Robert de Niro is famous for his role as Vito Corleone in Godfather II and as Travis Bickle in Taxi Driver.

Al Pacino - Born Alfredo James Pacino, Al Pacino grew up in East Harlem, New York by Italian parents. He worked as a messenger, janitor and postal worker in order to finance his studies in acting. Al Pacino was discovered by Francis Ford Coppola when he played a heroin addict in 1971's "Panic in Needle Park," which he played Michael Corleone in The Godfather, "which gave him his first Golden Globe Award for Best Actor.

Madonna - Madonna Louise Ciccone was born in Bay City, Michigan. His parents were of French and Italian. Madonna once worked as a waitress at Dunkin Donuts, while leading a rock band called The Breakfast Club. Later in front of a band called Emmy, who impressed a record producer and signed an agreement as a pop artist.
Other famous Italian artists featured are: Sophia Loren, Terence Hill, Bud Spencer, Luciano Pavarotti, Andrea Bocelli, Asia Argento, Enzo Ferrari, Ruggero Deodato and Al Capone.


there is no doubt that Italy is luck about it that many Italian celebrities are well known in all over the world, and i think your should post about more celebrities of Italy, however its informative and encourage able post.