Ornella Muti (Francesca Romana Rivelli) - Updated May 2024

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Ornella Muti (Francesca Romana Rivelli)

Ornella Muti is an Italian actress and model. Ornella Muti is famous for her work on Flash Gordon, Oscar, and The Most Beautiful Wife.

Early Life

Ornella Muti was born on 9 March 1955. Her birth name is Francesca Romana Rivelli. She is originally from Rome, Italy, and has Italian nationality. She is presently 69 years old and her zodiac sign is Pisces. Moreover, she was born to a Neapolitan father and an Estonian mother, Ilse Renate Krause. Her father is a journalist and her mother is a Baltic German sculptor. Moreover, she has an older sister named Claudia Rivelli, an actress.

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Caption: Ornella Muti’s teenage picture. Source: Instagram


Ornella started modeling as a teenager. Then, she made her film debut in the year 1970 in ‘La moglie più bella’. Primarily, she has worked in Italian films but she made her British film debut in ‘Flash Gordon’ (1980). She has also appeared in American movies which include Oscar, Love, and Money, Once Upon a Crime, Casanova, A Season of Giants, Somewhere in the City, Wait Until Spring, Bandini, and To Rome with Love.

This actress is famous for appearing in a TV commercial for ‘Giovanni Panzani pasta’ to the French. In the year 1994, by a worldwide poll of readers of the magazine Class, this model was voted “The Most Beautiful Woman in the World”. Likewise, in the year 2008, she introduced her line of jewelry. Therefore, she opened new shops in Rome, Paris, Moscow, Milan, Riga, and Almaty.

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Caption: Ornella Muti, Sylvester Stallone, and Marisa Tomei in the movie ‘Oscar’. Source: IMDb

Personal Life

This actress has been married twice. Therefore, she first married an actor, Alessio Orano, from 1975 to 1981. Then, for the second time, from 1988 to 1996, she married Federico Fachinetti. She has three kids namely Naike Rivelli (fashion model, singer, and actress), Andrea, and Carolina. Naike’s father was believed to be Spanish film producer, José Luis Bermúdez de Castro Acaso. But after a DNA test, it was found that the two were not relatives. Ornella stated that she didn’t know Naike’s father’s identity.

Moreover, Andrea and Carolina’s father is Federico Fachinetti. Furthermore, since the year 1998, she has been living with a plastic surgeon, Stefano Piccolo. She has grandsons named Akash and Alessandro from her daughter Naike. Similarly, she has a granddaughter named Giulia from her daughter Carolina.

Additionally, she announced the intention to have Russian citizenship when she visited the island of Sakhalin in September 2016. Therefore, she also owns a permanent residence in Russia and applied for citizenship the same year.

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Caption: Ornella Muti and her daughter Naike Rivelli’s selfie. Source: Instagram

Body Measurements

Ornella Muti stands tall at a height of 5 feet 6 inches and weighs around 55 kilos. She has a slim and sexy body figure measuring 34-24-33 inches including chest, waist, and hip respectively. She has blonde hair and blue eyes. Furthermore, her shoe size is 5.5 (UK) or 8 (US) and her dress size is 6 (US) or 8(UK). Additionally, she insured her breasts for $350,000.

Ornella Muti – Social Media

Her Instagram page ‘@ornellamuti’ has earned over 281K followers. Ornella Muti has earned over 307K followers on her official Facebook page. Similarly, her ‘@muti_ornella’ Twitter account has gained over 18.9K followers.

Ornella Muti – Net Worth 2024

This actress earns a great amount of money through her acting and modeling profession. However, as per sources, her net worth as of 2021 remains at around $15 million.

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