Ornella Muti

Ornella Muti
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Ornella Muti Biography

Ornella was born in Rome, Italy. Her father was from Napoli, Italy and her mother was Estonian. Ornella (with a Spanish producer) had a daughter -- they named her Naike Rivelli, born on October 10, 1974 in Munich, Germany. Naike grew up to be an actress; she and her mother Ornella costarred in "The Unscarred" (1999). In 1975, Ornella married actor Alessio Orano. They had costarred in 3 movies with sensual titles: "The Most Beautiful Wife" (1970), "Summer Affair" (1971) and "Experiencia prematrimonial" (Spanish for "Premarital Experience") (1972). The couple divorced in 1981. Then Ornella married Federico Facchinetti in 1988, and they had 2 children: Carolina and Andrea. Later, the couple separated. Since 1998, Ornella has been living with Stefano Piccolo, an Italian plastic surgeon. Ornella has one grandchild: in 1996, her daughter Naike gave birth to Akash (an Indian name meaning "sky").

Ornella Muti Awards

YearAwardCategoryForResult
2007 Golden Globes, Italy Won
2006 Capri, Hollywood Won
2003 Taormina International Film Festival Won
2002 Art Film Festival Won
2001 Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists Best Supporting Actress Tomorrow (2001). Nominated

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Ornella Muti Trivia

  • Mother of Naike Rivelli
  • Voted "The Most Beautiful Woman in the World" in a world wide poll of readers in 1994 by the magazine Class.
  • Has a twin sister, Claudia.
  • Had her first daughter, Naike Rivelli, with a Spanish producer whose name she never revealed.
  • Her father was from Napoli, Italy and her mother was Estonian.
  • She had been engaged to Federico Facchinetti for 11 years before getting married.
  • Since 1998, she's been living with Stefano Piccolo, an Italian plastic surgeon, 8 years younger then herself.
  • 2 children with Federico Facchinetti: a girl, Carolina and a boy, Andrea.
  • One grandchild born in 1996 from her daughter Naike, Akash (an Indian name meaning "sky").


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    61st Annual Berlin International Film Festival - Cinema for Peace Gala 2011 - Arrivals

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    61st Annual Berlin International Film Festival - Cinema for Peace Gala 2011 - Arrivals

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    61st Annual Berlin International Film Festival - Cinema for Peace Gala 2011 - Arrivals

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    2010 amfAR's Cinema Against AIDS Gala - Arrivals

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