Elisabetta Canalis Biography

Updated On Aug 06, 2019 Published On Aug 06, 2019
Facts of Elisabetta Canalis
Date of Birth: 1978 , September-12
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
Name Elisabetta Canalis
Father Cesare
Mother Bruna
Nationality Italian
Birth Place/City Sassari, Sardinia, Italy
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor, Model
Working For TV show, Movie, Modeling
Net Worth $13million
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Brown
Body Measurements 34-25-35
Breast Size 34
Waist size 25
Hip Size 35
Shoe Size 8.5
Weight in KG 57kg
Affair with Christian Vieri, Gabriele Muccino
Married Brian Perri
Married to Brian Perri
Children Skyler Eva
Education ''classical'' high school.
Movies Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo, Virgin Territory, and Fratelli Benvenuti.
TV Show Leverage, Fratelli Benvenuti
Sisters Luigi
Siblings Luigi
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Italian actress, singer, and model Elisabetta Canalis is widely famous for her role in TNT's show Leverage and her high profile relationship with American actor George Clooney. She is also known for appearing in films Deuce Bigalow European Gigolo, Virgin Territory, and Fratelli Benvenuti.

Elisabetta Canalis' Early Life, Wiki, and Education: Bio

The Italian model was born in Sassari, Sardinia, Italy, on 12 September 1978 with sun sign Virgo. She is the daughter of father, Cesare who is a radiologist in the Unversity of Sassari's clinic and daughter of her mother Bruna who is an Italian based teacher.

Elisabetta CAPTION: Elisabetta Canalis SOURCE: bornrich.com

Her sibling Luigi is also a radiologist and was involved in a Switzerland debt scandal.

Moving on to Elisabetta's education she was schooled in her hometown Sassari where she joined the ''classical'' high school.

Later, Canalis decided to go to Milan for studying a foreign language at Universita Degli Studi di Milano. When she reached the age of 21 she started to work as a dancer for Silvio Berlusconi's TV channel Canale 5 because of her work she never got her graduation.

She is of Italian nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity.

Elisabetta Canalis' Acting and Modeling Career

From years 1999-2002 Elisabetta has been a dancer on the Canale 5 TV shows called Striscia la Notizia.

She has appeared in the films Deuce Bigalow European Gigolo (2005) directed by Mike Bigelow alongside Rob SchneiderCarlos PonceFederico Dordei, and more.

Another appearance she made was in Virgin Territory directed by David Leland alongside Ryan CartwrightHayden ChristensenMischa Barton, and more.

Canalis also had a role in the TNT season 3 series Leverage of 2010. Not to mention, she once co-hosted the most important Italian song contest, Sanremo Music Festival with Gianni Morandi and Belen Rodriguez.

She also hosted the Trofeo Birra Moretti of 2008 which is a major summer football competition played between famous Clubs like Napoli, A.C Milan and Juventus.

Elisabetta was appointed the goodwill ambassador of UNICEF Italy in the year 2015, March.

Modeling Career 

In 2003 Canaslis got featured in Max nude calendar. From years 2006-2009 she has been a spokeswoman and runway model for the fashion brand like ''Hollywood Milano'', a Milan-based disco club.

Elisabetta CAPTION: Elisabetta Canalis modeling career SOURCE: vanityfair.it

Elisabetta has appeared in a photoshoot of the Spanish version of Vogue in June 2011. In the following year, she modeled for Roberto Cavalli.

She was also the cover girl for the third time on Vanity Fair on June 2010 in the following years. Canalis is Vanity Fair for the Italian version and also made her name in the list of the most beautiful women of 2010.

Canalis has also appeared in the advertisement of PETA in July 2012 for Milano Fashion Week where she modeled on the runway for Philipp Plein. She became a testimonial for the sportswear brand DEHA in 2016.

Personal Life: Husband, Children, and Marriage

Canalis was formerly engaged to a famous footballer Christian Vieri. Before that, she had a short-term relationship with Gabriele Muccino who is a film director.

Elisabetta CAPTION: Elisabetta Canalis' Personal Life and Affair SOURCE: luxefair.com

She was also spotted dating with a well-known football player named Reginaldo Ferreira da Silva but later the broke up. The actress also dated an American actor George Clooney for two years long and broke up in 2011. 

As of now, she is a married woman to Brian Perri. Their marriage took place in Alghero (Sardinia) on 14 September 2014. Following their marriage, the well known Italian singer Bianca Atzei sang a version of Ave Maria in a Sardinian dialect.

The duo shared happiness welcoming their first baby daughter named Skyler Eva on 29 September.

Elisabetta Canalis' Net Worth

The Italian actress and model has a net worth of around $13 million as of 2019. Her main source of income is from modeling, films, and reality shows.

Canalis' CAPTION: Canalis' Net worth SOURCE: hellomagazine.com

One of her movie Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo had the gross USA of $22,264,487,2 and was made under the budget of $22,000,000.

Elisabetta has also appeared in many reality shows like Leverage, Fratelli Benvenuti, and The Ellen Show with that appearance she does have paid pretty well.

With such huge net worth, the model is currently living a lavish life along with her family.

Age, Height, Weight, and Body Measurements

40 years old Italian actress has a height of 5 feet, 7 inches (1.70m) and weighs around 57kg (125Ibs). Her body measurements are 34 breast inches-24 waist inches-35 hips inches.

Elisabetta has a very attractive slim body type and got dark brown eyes along with brown hair. She wears a shoe size of 8.5 and 4 sizes of the dress. 

Elisabetta Canalis facts on timeline

Born in Sassari, Sardinia, Italy

September 12 , 1978

Elisabetta was born in Sassari, Sardinia, Italy, on 12 September 1978 with sun sign Virgo. She is of Italian nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity.

Debut in Deuce Bigalow European Gigolo


She has debuted in the film (2005) Deuce Bigalow European Gigolo directed by Mike Bigelow alongside Rob Schneider, Carlos Ponce, Federico Dordei, and more.

Appeared in advertisement of PETA


She has also appeared in the advertisement of PETA for Milano Fashion Week where she modeled on the runway for Philipp Plein.

Married to Brian Perri

September 14 , 2014

Elisabetta Canalis is a married woman to Brian Perri their marriage took place in Alghero (Sardinia). The couple also shares happiness welcoming there first baby daughter named Skyler Eva on 29 September.

Net Worth is $13 million


She has a net worth of around $13million as of 2019. Her main source of income is from modeling, films, and reality shows.