Claudia Cardinale is a beautiful actress from Tunisia. She is mainly popular for her appearance in movies like Rocco and His Brothers, Girl with a Suitcase, The Leopard and so on. The 81 years old film actress has collected hefty money from her professional career which was on the peak during the 1960s and 1970s.
Born In La Goulette
One of the most talented and beautiful women alive, Claudia Cardinale was born Claude Joséphine Rose Cardinale on 15th April 1938 in La Goulette, Tunisia. She was born to Yolande Greco and Francesco Cardinale.
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She is of Italian and French descent. Her nationality is Italian as well as Tunisian.
Claudia was enrolled at Saint-Joseph-de-l'Apparition school along with sister, Blanche. Later on, she joined Paul Cambon School for her high school study.
Partner Died In 2017
Claudia is married twice. She was reported to have tied the knot with Franco Cristaldi, who was an Italian film producer. Sources reported that they had a marriage party but were never married. As time passed by, the pair detached.
After separating from Franco, she tied the knot with Zeudi Araya. She, however, kept every of her relationship away from the media.
After divorcing Zeudi, she started living with an Italian film director and screenwriter, Pasquale Squitieri. The pair lived together for 42 years old from 1975 to his last breathe. He died on 18th February 2017, at the age of 78.
Claudia is the mother of two children; Patrick and Claudia.
Professional Career And Net Worth
Claudia initially dreamt of becoming a teacher but after watching And God Created Woman, she induced her interest in acting. Her first appearance as an actress was in the short movie Anneaux d'or.
In 1958, she appeared in the French-Tunisian film Goha. That year she also appeared in an Italian criminal-comedy film Big Deal on Madonna Street.
In late 1950, she also starred in several movies like Vento del sud, Il magistrato, Venetian Honeymoon and many more.
She got her rise in fame with the start of the 1960s and that was for her role in the movie Rocco and His Brothers.
Speaking up about her career life, she claimed that she is proud of never showing her body.
She has also appeared in several television shows and series in her life which is the main source of income. As of 2020, her net worth is reported to be around $10 million.