Stunningly beautiful, extremely talented and elegant, Francesca Romana Rivelli, known as Ornella Muti was born in Rome, Italy.

Her grandparents were from Leningrad to Estonia. They provided Francesca not only with Russian roots but also with a never-give-up attitude.
“I’m proud of my Russian roots. You know, no matter how much you’ve achieved, never forget where you started. And never forget your roots.”
She has appeared in more than 110 films, on more than 100 different magazines, won 15 Awards. She was voted “The Most Beautiful Woman in the World” in 1994.
Ornella speaks five languages: Italian, Spanish, French, German and English.
She is a happy mother of three children. “My children are the most precious Awards I have ever received in my life.” she always says.