What is Monica Bellucci Net Worth?
Monica Bellucci is an Italian actress and model who has a net worth of $45 million. Monica Bellucci is especially known for her performances in films such as “Bram Stoker’s Dracula”, “Irreversible” and “The Passion of the Christ”. She also appeared in the big budget action films ‘The Matrix Reloaded’, ‘The Matrix Revolutions’ and ‘Spectre’. In addition, Bellucci starred in numerous Italian and French films, “Malena”, “Sanguepazzo”, “The Wonders” and “The Best Years of a Life”.
The town hall of life and the beginnings of modeling
Monica Bellucci was born on September 30, 1964 in Citta di Castello, Umbria, Italy, and grew up in Lama. She is the only child of Pasquale and Brunella. Bellucci started modeling at the age of 13. Later, as a young adult, he worked as part of the law faculties of the University of Perugia. In 1988, he left this position and moved to Milan, where he was signed to Elite Model Management. By the following year, Bellucci had gained prominence as a fashionista in Paris and New York City, posing for the likes of Dolce & Gabbana and French magazine Elle.
Film career, part 1
In the early 90s, Bellucci made the transition to acting. She made her feature film debut in the 1991 Italian film The Raffle, in which she played a betrayed widow named Francesca. The following year, Bellucci had her first role in an American film, playing one of Dracula’s brides in Francis Ford Coppola’s gothic horror film Bram Stoker’s Dracula. Several Italian films followed, including “Ostinato Destino”, “Briganti – Amore e liberta”, “The Heroes”, “Snowball” and “Bits and Pieces”.
In 1996, Bellucci had one of her most acclaimed roles to date in the French film The Apartment, for which she earned a Cesar Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress. She went on to appear in many Italian and French films throughout the rest of the 90s, including Stressati, Dobermann, Mauvais genre and Kaputt Mundi.
Bellucci began gaining more international fame in the 2000s. She starred alongside Gene Hackman and Morgan Freeman in the thriller Under Suspicion and starred in the acclaimed Oscar-nominated erotic drama Malena. Her star continued to rise in 2002 when she starred in the violent and controversial psychological thriller Irreversible, directed by Gaspar Noe. Leading roles followed in ‘Remember Me, My Love’ and the action thriller ‘Tears of the Sun’ in 2003. In the same year, Bellucci played the character Persephone in the sci-fi sequels ‘The Matrix Reloaded’ and ‘The Matrix Revolutions. “
In 2004, she starred in another box-office phenomenon, “The Passion of the Christ”, in which she played Mary Magdalene.
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Film career, part 2
Bellucci went on to have a prolific film career following her breakthrough in the early 2000s. Her credits include a wide mix of films in English, French and Italian. In English-language cinema, she starred in films such as Spike Lee’s She Hate Me; Terry Gilliam’s adventure fantasy “The Brothers Grimm”; the action film “Shoot ‘Em Up”; romantic drama The Private Lives of Pippa Lee; action fantasy “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice”; the James Bond film “Spectre”; sci-fi comedy “Nekrotronic”; and the spy thriller “Spider in the Web.”
Bellucci’s credits in French cinema include “Secret Agents”, “How Much Do You Love Me?”, “Sheitan”, “Don’t Look Back” and “The Best Years of a Life”. In Italian cinema, he starred in films such as “Sanguepazzo”, “L’uomo che ama”, “Baaria – La porta del vento”, “Manual of Love 2” and “Manual of Love 3” and “The Wonders”. .” Bellucci has also been in many multinational co-productions, including the Franco-Italian-Swiss drama “A Burning Hot Summer,” the Kurdish-Iranian docu-film “Rhino Season,” and the 2020 Oscar-nominated drama “The Man Who- sold Leather.”
On the small screen, Bellucci made her debut in the 1990 Italian television film Vita coi figli. Later in 1995, she portrayed Pharaoh’s wife in the TNT biblical miniseries “Joseph” with Ben Kingsley, Paul Mercurio, Martin Landau and Lesley Ann Warren. Bellucci did not return to American television until 2015, when she appeared in five episodes of the Amazon streaming series “Mozart in the Jungle”. She went on to appear as herself in the episode of “Twin Peaks: The Return” and the French series “Call My Agent!”
Later modeling career
Bellucci maintained her modeling career while working as an actor. In February 2001, she appeared on the cover of Esquire magazine. Two years later, she was featured in Maxim. While pregnant with her first daughter in 2004, Bellucci posed nude for the Italian edition of Vanity Fair; she did this to protest the law in Italy that severely restricted fertility and surrogacy options for couples and single women. In 2010, she again posed pregnant and nude for the publication’s April issue.
From 2006 to 2010, Bellucci served as the face of various Dior products. In 2012, she became the face of Dolce & Gabbana. For the brand, she walked the catwalk during Milan Fashion Week Spring 2019.
In 1990, Bellucci married Italian photographer Claudio Carlos Basso; they divorced after 18 months in 1992. Later in 1999, Bellucci married French actor Vincent Cassel, whom she had met while they were both filming The Apartment in 1996. Together, they had two daughters named Deva and Leonie. The couple divorced in 2013.