Italian Descent – When we think of pizza and ice cream, Italy is the first country that pops to mind.
Italy is known for its tremendous contributions to the world of art, architecture, fashion, opera, literature, design, food, and film.
In its several contributions to pop culture, the country has produced world-renowned celebrities who continue to shape today’s entertainment industry.
Donatella Versace was born on May 2, 1955, in the town of Reggio Calabria, Italy.
Not only is she a designer, but she has marked her place in history as one of the most well-known names in fashion.
The fashion gene runs through the family, as she and her late brother Gianni Versace got it from her mother who had a tailoring business.
Versace, the designer brand was founded by his brother, Gianni Versace, and after his death in 1997, Donatella inherited 20% of the company and became its CEO.
Versace designer clothes are admired in all over the world. In 1986 Versace married model Paul Beck and together the couple had two lovely children, Allegra and Daniel, before filed a divorce.
Robert De Niro
Robert Anthony De Niro Jr is one of the famous, greatest and prominent actors of all time. He is an American actor, philanthropist, film producer, and director, born August 17, 1943, in Manhattan, New York. It was born of the artists Virginia and Robert De Niro Sr.
His grandfather was of Italian descent, and his other ancestors are Irish, English, Dutch, German and French.
He has received numerous honours for his work, including two Oscars, a Golden Globe Award, to name a few. He has appeared in films such as “Taxi Driver”, “The Godfather: Part II”, “Raging Bull”, “Awakenings” and “The Intern”.
Giorgio Armani is an Italian fashion designer famous for his powerful costumes. In the 1980s, wearing Armani became a symbol of success for many professionals.
It was after his powerful jumpsuits were recognized for dressing most of the Miami Vice cast and for dressing American Gigolo’s Richard Gere.
He founded his own company, Armani, in 1975, which eventually branched out into music, sports and hotels. He developed his empire to include restaurants and hotels.
Hotels have become Armani’s newest venture. In 2010, it opened its first hotel in Dubai, and another is expected to open one in Milan.
Dylan and Cole Sprouse
Dylan and Cole Sprouse are popular actors born in Arezzo, Tuscany, Italy to American parents, Melanie (Wright) and Matthew Sprouse. They were born on August 4, 1992, and grew up in Long Beach in their native California.
Identical twins began their acting career at the young age of six months.
They are best known for their roles in Disney’s The Suite Life of Zack & Cody and its spin-off, The Suite Life on Deck.
Dylan Thomas Sprouse is also the co-founder of a New York meadery called the All-Wise Meadery. In their adult lives, the twins assumed acting roles that were distinct from each other.
In 2016, Cole returned to the world of theatre head-first when he accepted a role in the successful CW Network series Riverdale, where he played iconic character, Jughead Jones.
When Dylan was asked, he thought he and his brother would one day shoot more TV shows or movies together, Dylan told Teen Vogue, “This should be a, really, really great project.
It’s easy to stereotype twins in any role.
There aren’t many significant twin roles that are written and often when there are they are given to a single actor who screens himself in both places. “
Mario Balotelli is not a new name for football fans around the world.
The professional football player was born on August 12, 1990, in Italy to Ghanaian parents.
He plays as a striker for the Serie A Brescia club and the Italian national team. Mario kept his number forty-five jersey at all the football clubs he has played for, including Inter Milan, Manchester City, AC Milan, and Brescia.