- Birthday12th Sep, 78
- Birth PlaceItaly
- Marital statusSingle
Elisabetta Canalis is a well-known Italian actress, television personality and model. She started her career in the glamor industry by landing a meaty role in the popular Italian television sitcom “Striscia Ia Notizia”. Canalis was one of the participants in the 13th season of the hit reality series “Dancing with the Stars”. The artist has also graced the 2003 edition of the Max calendar. The actress has also tried her luck in movies and played cameo roles in films like “Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo'” and “Virgin Territory”. Iconic fashion magazines of the ilk of Maxim and Vanity Fair consider her to be one of the most beautiful women in the world.
Elisabetta’s talents in diverse fields have turned her into a very rich woman and today she is worth around ‘$9 million’. Almost half of this wealth has come from her successful acting stints in television sitcoms. She charges a large amount of money for making cameo appearances in movies. Canalis modeling avatar was highly successful and she was one of the hottest models in the endorsement circuit. The lady has starred in advertisement campaigns for glamorous cosmetics brands like L’Oreal, Hollywood Milano and Pantene. The actress has appeared on the cover of fashion magazines like Vogue and Maxim.
Canalis’s impressive personal wealth has enabled her to lead a very luxurious lifestyle. The actress loves to stay in big mansions and owns a large sea facing villa valued at millions in Tuscany province in Italy. The actress loves fast cars and is frequently photographed behind the wheels of her BMW. Elisabetta spends her free time by vacationing in exotic holiday locales like Mexico. The glamorous lady is a passionate animal rights campaigner and has appeared nude in an advertisement for PETA to raise awareness about the need to avoid products made from animal fur. Cancer charities like the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center have benefited from her fundraising efforts.
Elisabetta Canalis was born in a middle-class family and had the benefit of growing up in a stable family envirnmnet. Her mother was a teacher while father worked in a clinic. She has one sibling brother named Luigi. The actress’s personal life has been the subject of much media attention in Italy. Canalis has been involved with many high profile celebrities like footballers Christian Vieri , Didier Drogba and actors Stephen Glover and Mehcad Brooks. The model’s most hyped relationship till date was with Hollywood heartthrob George Clooney whom she dated in the year 2009. Unfortunately the couple broke up in June 2011 owing to irreconcilable differences in their relationship. Canalis got embroiled in a nasty controversy a few years back when it was alleged that she took part in former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi’s sex parties but fortunately a Milan court cleared her name and exonerated her of any wrongdoing.
Family & relationships
Elisabetta Canalis loves to take out her metallic black colored Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG on long drives. The $75,000 car is powered by a 6.2 liter V8 engine that produces 481HP of output along with 443 lb-ft of torque. Speed is the USP of this car and the C63 is capable of clocking a speed of 100km/hour after start in just 5.2 seconds. Top speed attainable is approximately 250 km/hour. The interiors are very spacious, comfortable and the seats have been upholstered in high end calf skin leather. Other luxury features include the COMAND multimedia interface and the Harman/ Kardon stereo system.
Cabo San Lucas Vacation
Italian bombshell Elisabetta Canalis spent a week vacationing in the beach resort of Cabo San Lucas. The actress ushered in the 2011 New Year by holidaying with her then boyfriend, Hollywood hot shot George Clooney and her sister Gabriella. Canalis made optimal use of her time off by taking leisurely strolls on the beach clad in a two piece bikini along with her boyfriend. The beautiful lady also utilized the hot sun to tan her perfectly toned body.
Location: Cabo San Lucas is one of the largest cities in the Mexican province of Baja California Sur.
Accommodation: The city offers close to two dozen luxury hotels to locate a place of stay. Five star hotels of the class of "Casa “Dorada Los Cabos Resort and Spa","Grand Solmar Land's End Resort and Spa" and "Hacienda Beach Club and Residences" can charge up to $750 to let out a suite for a day during the peak tourist season.
Main Attractions: Cabo is most famous for it's pristine beaches which receive abundant sunshine for most part of the year making it an ideal holiday destination. The beaches possess excellent facilities for aquatic pastimes like scuba diving and snorkeling. Quite a few beach-side restaurants offer a good selection of fresh seafood like shrimps, lobsters and sea fishes. Venturing deep into the ocean can bring rewards in the form of watching whales and dolphins in their natural habitat. The exotic marine life in the seas can also be viewed by taking a ride in a mini submarine.
Show off her bikini body
Enjoying vacations with partner
Enjoying the vacations
Elisabetta Canalis spent four days vacationing in Mexico in November 2009. The actress was accompanied by her then boyfriend, Hollywood heartthrob George Clooney and the couple's family friend, supermodel Cindy Crawford who brought along her husband Rande Gerber for company. The group had a great time switching between exotic Mexican holiday destinations like Cozumel and Cancun. Elisabetta spent a lot of time tanning her body under the sun by the poolside of her hotel donning a two piece bikini.
Location: Mexico is situated in the North American continent and is the next door neighbor of the United States of America.
Accommodation: Cancun boasts of more than three dozen luxury hotels. Five star hotels like the “Oasis Sens” and “ME Cancun” can charge up to $2,000 for a suite on a per night basis. Cozumel hotels like the “Grand Riviera Princess” and “Encanto El Faro Deluxe Beachfront Condo Hotel” can charge up to $1,000 to let out a room for a day.
Main Attractions: Cancun is famous for it's fantastic sea beaches and several historical sites dating back to the ancient Mayan civilization. Cozumel boasts of some of the best scuba diving infrastructure in the world and tourists prefer diving below the sea in Cozumel to view some of the most exotic marine life in the world in their natural environment.
Elisabetta Canalis had a real hot and fun vacation alongside star Sacha Baron Cohen in Cannes as photographers had a field day shooting her playful moods on a yacht docked right opposite to the Hotel Du Cap Eden Roc on May 16th, 2012. It was part of a publicity stunt and a spoof for the Cannes Film Festival. She relaxed, sunbathed and made the most of the lovely weather in this beautiful city, south of France.
Location: The city of Cannes is located in the French riviera. It is a commune which is situated in the Alpes-Maritime department.
Accommodation: No problems for accommodation here! There are a host of hotels available at the airport, the city center, the Antibbes and in Le Cannet among other areas - for the budget traveler, the luxury traveler and those in between too!
Main Attractions: This picturesque city located in the French Riviera is most known for the annual Cannes Film Festival that carries great prestige, show and merriment. If you are in time for that, it will be a glorious week indeed. For the lovers of art, the museum Musée de la Castre with kits wonderful sculptures, paintings and unique art from many cultures will be a fascinating find. Cannes is also home to a number of famous and architecturally wonderful churches - Notre-Dame de Bon Voyage, Notre-Dame de l'Espérance and the unusual Eglise Orthodoxe Russe. Many little islands surrounding the place lend themselves to exploration and discovery. The Mediterranean beaches are lovely to say the least and offer beautiful relaxation and sporting opportunities. Apart from sailing, swimming and yachting, one could also go shopping and attending events that are regular here.
On the yacht
Getting ready for bath
Enjoying the vacations
Canalis has posed nude supporting PETA's anti-fur campaign. Established in 1980 it has more than 3 million members making it one of the leading worldwide animal rights organizations. It defends the right of all animals suffering from medical experimentation or misused for entertainment purposes by their vigorous campaigns educating people against animal abuse.
Roberto Cavalli Spring 2012 Pleated Leopard Print Short Dress
Standing up for animals at a PETA charity, Elisabetta Canalis looked like a graceful feline in a leopard print short dress. The crepe dress with a zip closure, V neckline and pleated detailing arrives as part of the Spring 2012 collection of Florence-based, Italian designer Roberto Cavalli
Prada Spring 2011 Mandarino and Nero Madras Leather Bag
Trust Prada to come up with amazingly long and unique names for its bags! And trust unique personalities to make use of them too. That was the case when Ms Canalis picked up a Madras-flap, Mandarino and Nero bag from Prada's Spring 2011 collection. The bag has a detachable strap, a snap-lock closure, zipper pockets, cellphone pockets and a leather lining.
Ugg Australia Classic Tall Boots
Elisabetta Canalis in tall boots looks towering and handsome one must say. As she walked on the pavement she had the precision-cut, classic tall boots from Ugg covering her soles. The shoes from the Australian brand are made of twin-faced sheepskin with a beautiful bomber finish that has a weathered appearance.
When given the chance to host the 2011 San Remo festival at the Ariston Theater, Ms.Canalis picked up a stunning, red chiffon Atelier Versace, one-shoulder gown. She literally swept everyone away with her looks even as the Swarovski crystals-studded gown swept the floor with grace.