Monica Bellucci was bornon 30 September 1964 in Città di Castello, Umbria, Italy, Italian, is Actress, Model. Monica Bellucci is one of the thriving Italian model-turned-actress of the industry. Attuned to take up law as a profession, destiny played its role as young Bellucci soon realized her true calling as a model. A fashionista by heart, she started modelling as a part-time vocation to fill in for the monetary requirement to complete her legal degree. However, her life witnessed a new verve as she settled to make her part-time profession a full time vocation! Taking a leap further she relocated to Milan, Europe’s centremost fashion hub to pursue her modelling career seriously. In not time, she earned herself contracts with some of the top brands of fashion, namely, ‘Dolce & Gabbana’, ‘Christian Dior’ and ‘French Elle’. Acting ideally became the next big step which Bellucci took to make her mark in the world of showbiz. She started off with minor roles and was seen playing significant supporting roles in the heavy budget, big banner and super successful films like, ‘The Matrix Reloaded’, ‘The Matrix Revolutions’, ‘The Passion of Christ’, ‘Tears of the Sun’, ‘The Brothers Grimm, ‘The Sorcerer Apprentice’ and so on.
In 2015, at the age of 50, she became the oldest Bond girl ever, when she portrayed the character of Lucia Sciarra in the James Bond movie 'Spectre'
It is due to this reason that the two have announced their separation in August 2013
In 2012, she became the new face of Dolce & Gabbana
From 2006 to 2010 she served as the face of a range of Dior products
Acting apart, she has even done voice roles for French and Italian releases of the film ‘Shoot 'Em Up’ and for the video game ‘Prince of Persia: Warrior Within’, and for the 2005 animated film ‘Robots’
This Italian actress cum model posed nude for the Italian Vanity Fair Magazine twice, once in 2004 and later in 2010
Year 1996 was a significant year in the career graph of this model-turned-actor as she tasted her first major success with the film, ‘The Apartment’
In 1988, she moved to the epicentre of Europe’s fashion, Milan and signed a contract with the Elite Model Management