Asia Argento - Updated May 2024

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Rome, Italy
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Rome, Italy

Asia Argento

Asia Argento is an Italian Actress, Model, DJ, Singer, and Director famous for her role in numerous European movies. Asia Argento has also appeared as Yelena in the American spy thriller movie xXx as well as appeared in horror movies such as Transylvania, Demons 2, and Dracula 3D.

Early Life and Childhood

Asia Argento, an Italian Actress, Model, Singer, DJ, Director, and Writer was born ( age 48 years) on September 20, 1975, in Rome, Italy. Her full name is Aria Maria Vittoria Rossa Argento.

The name of her father is Dario Argento, who is also a Film director, Producer, and Screenwriter. Her mother’s name is Daria Nicolodi. She has two siblings named Fiore Argento and Anna Ceroli. She belongs to a Mixed (Italian-Ashkenazi Jewish) ethnicity and follows the Christian Religion. Her birth sign is Virgo.

She mentioned in interviews that she does not have a close relationship with her father. Her father was absent when she was a child and has also mentioned that, because of this, she had a sad childhood.

Kirsten Vangsness – Net Worth 2024

Multi-talented has an estimated net worth of around $18 million. She earns a salary of $1 million annually. She earns a lot of money from other movies, TV shows, and ads.

Professional Life

Asia is a multi-talented star with acting, Modeling, Directing, Singing, and writing skills. Argento began her acting career at the age of nine. She has numerous amount of movies played and directed in her career. Some of the highlights of her career are as follows.

She officially made her debut on television in 1985 in “Sogni e bisogni” and appeared indifferent movies like “Zoo” in 1988 The church and “Redwood Pigeon” in 1989. In the year 1994, she appeared in the Italian comedy “Perdiamoci di Vista” and the French film “Charlotte de Sauve La Reine Margot”.

The same year, Argento also made two short films, namely “A Ritroso” and “Prospettive”. In 1996, she acted in the drama film “Compagna di Viaggio”. Then after, she appeared in English films, starting with the 1998 movies “New Rose Hotel” and “B. Monkey“. Recently in 2017, she worked in the film “The Executrix“.

In 2000, Asia wrote and directed her first fiction feature flick titled “Scarlet Diva“. In 2004 Argento directed her second feature film titled “The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things2004. She grabs attention with her role as the undercover spy Yelena in the American action movie ‘xXx’. In 2007, she starred in the period drama “The Last Mistress”. Then she wrote and directed “Misunderstood” in the year 2014.


Asia has acted in different TV Series such as “Milady” in 2004, and “Rodolfo Valentino” in 2014, and “Ballando con le Stelle” in 2016. She had been featured in a Video game also in “Mirror’s” role as Faith in 2008 to now and featured in “Edge” in 2009. In 2008, she released her debut album, “3 Sad Core” and released “Total Entropy”  in 2013. She has released different articles and novels throughout her career.

Moreover, she has been part of the Legendary Tiger Man’s project Femina. It was released on 14 September 2009. She even appeared on the song “Life Ain’t Enough for You”, which was released as a single along with the B-side “My Stomach is the most violent of all Italy”, in which she provides vocals.

In May 2013, her debut album, entitled Total Entropy was released by Nuun Music. In 2014, she appeared in a supporting role in the British film Shongram.

Brand Endorsements

The Italian actress has also been involved in endorsing brands. She is the brand ambassador for CoverGirl Cosmetics.


Throughout her career, the multi-talented star has won different awards such as Diamant 13 on Capri Arts Award in 2009, she won Best Actress on Compagna di Viaggio in 1996, Best Actress for Perdiamoci di Vista in 1994 at the David di Donatello Awards. As well as, Best Actress for La sindrome di Stendhal in 1996 at Golden Ciak Awards.

Likewise, she won Best Actress for Zoo in 1988 at Bronze Gryphon. She also won Best Actress for Isole in 2011 and a Golden Globe in 2012 and won Scarlet Diva in 2000 for Best Actress. She also won De Generazione in 1994 at the Audience Award.

Personal Life

Asia Argento’s personal life doesn’t seem to be very smooth. She had been in a relationship with Italian Rock and roll musician Marco Castoldi. Their first child was Anna Lou in 2001.

She has been in a long relationship with Italian film director Michael Civetta. They married on 27 August 2008 in Arezzo and had a child Nicola Giovanni Civetta. The couple divorced in 2013. Argento was in a relationship with Chef Anthony Bourdain, who committed suicide in Kaysersberg-Vignoble, France on 8 June 2018.

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Caption: Asia Argento and Anthony Bourdain (Sources: Variety)


Likewise, the successful actress has been in controversy after Jimmy Bennett had a case in a film about sexual harassment. Both of their lawyers are talking about settling the case and Bennett wants a hefty amount of compensation. She is popular for another controversy. In 2017, she filed a case against actor Harvey Weinstein. It is rumored that she hasn’t had a healthy relationship with her father when she ran out of home at age 14.

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Caption: Asia Argento blasts Harvey Weinstein (Sources:

Body Measurements

Asia Argento has a height of 5 ft 6 inches (1.67m) and a weight of 55 kg (121 lbs). Furthermore, her body measurement is 34-26-35 inches. She has black eye color with black hair. Currently, she sports short blonde hair. She also has several tattoos on her body like on her arms, shoulders, hips, and chest among other parts.

Kirsten Vangsness – Social Media

Asia Argento is not active on social media. Similarly, she doesn’t have official accounts on Facebook and Twitter. But she has an Instagram account with the username @asiaargento which has 617k followers. is pretty unusual for a celebrity like her.