Elisabetta Canalis Biography, Career, Divorce, TV Shows, Daughter, Husband, Latest News, Age, And More

Elisabetta Canalis is an Italian actress and showgirl.  In February 2011, along with Gianni Morandi and Belen Rodriguez, she organized the most important song contest in Italy, the Sanremo Music Festival. Even though she wears animal fur, in July 2012, she appeared in a PETA commercial.

Elisabetta Canalis Biography

Elisabetta Canalis Personal Life

Elisabetta Canalis was born on 12 September 1978 in Sassari, Sardinia, Italy to Bruna Canalis, a teacher, and Cesare Canalis, a radiologist in the University of Sassari’s clinic. She has a brother named Luigi, who is also a radiologist and was involved in a Switzerland debt scandal.

During her university days, she began working as a dancer for Silvio Berlusconi’s TV channel Canale 5 at the age of 21.

Elisabetta Canalis Career


Elisabetta Canalis was a dancer in the Canale 5 TV show Striscia la Notizia from 1999 to 2002. Canalis had small roles in Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo and the Roberto Cavalli-produced comedy Virgin Territory.

In 2005, she replaced the busy Michelle Hunziker in Love Bugs 2, the second season of the sitcom Love Bugs. In 2007, she hosted the annual Italian music festival Festivalbar, but the TV show was closed. In 2009, she replaced the pregnant Elena Santarelli in the Italian version of Total Request Live on MTV Italia. Elisabetta hosted the Birra Moretti Trophy 2008, S.S.C. summer soccer competition. Naples, A.C. Milan, and Juventus.

In 2010, she played a recurring character in Season 3 of the TNT series Leverage. In February 2011, along with Gianni Morandi and Belen Rodriguez, she organized the most important song contest in Italy, the Sanremo Music Festival. She gave an interview at the Robert De Niro Festival. Canalis appeared on the 13th season of Dancing with the Stars. She was paired with Valentin Chmerkovskiy and was eliminated as runner-up on September 27, 2011. She was interviewed on The Ellen DeGeneres Show in September 2011.

Although she wears animal skin bags and shoes, in 2011 she posed for PETA’s “I’d rather be naked than wear fur” campaign. She performed at the 2012 Sanremo Music Festival for the second time in two nights and played with the singer. Adriano Celentano as “Confused Italy”.


Canalis was featured in the 2003 Max nude calendar. She was a spokesperson and runway model for the Milanese disco fashion brand “Hollywood Milano” from 2006 to 2009. In a spot recorded in New York, she promoted the city’s new limousine, the Musa “5th Avenue”.

In June 2011, she participated in the shooting of the Spanish version of Vogue and in September 2011 in the Arabic version of Harper’s Bazaar. In the same year, she worked as a model for Roberto Cavalli. Canalis was the June 2010 cover girl of Vanity Fair for the third time. In the same year, she is the fourth most beautiful woman in 2010 in the Italian version of Vanity Fair. She was the 7th most beautiful woman in Maxim and in the top 50 for DT Spain magazine in 2010.

Thanks to Clooney, she received a contract as a representative of Pantene. In the Netherlands, she is the spokesman for Auping. She was the cover girl of Sportweek Dreams, a special edition of La Gazzetta dello Sport, in June 2012. Filming took place in Santo Domingo. In July 2012, she appeared in a PETA commercial. During Milan Fashion Week of the same year, she worked as a model for Philipp Plein and the new Miss Bikini collection. In 2016, he became an endorser of the sportswear brand DEHA.


“One of the reasons I wanted to get in the ring was to help kickboxing get more coverage in the media,” Elisabetta Canalis explained at the event’s press conference.

On June 18, 2022, Elisabetta made her in-ring debut on the 12th episode of Night of Kicks and Kicks. She stepped into the ring for her first competitive kickboxing match and challenged 21-year-old Rachel Muratori. At the end of three 90-second matches, Elisabetta Canalis emerged as the winner.

Elisabetta Canalis Net Worth

Canalis has a net worth of $15 million. She earns by being an actress, television presenter, and model. She also earns from brand endorsements of the brads like Tissot, Auping Bed Mattress, Ferrero Giotto, PETA, Roberto Cavalli, Lancia Musa 5th Avenue, Miss Bikini, CeraVe Skincare, STRONG by Zumba, and many others.

Elisabetta Canalis Relationship

Elisabetta was in a relationship with Italian soccer player Christian Vier from 2001 to 2004. At that time, Vieri played as a center forward for Inter Milan soccer club. While dating, they got engaged, but Christian’s womanizing ways eventually led to their split in 2004.

She later had a brief relationship with film director Gabriele Muccino after his divorce. Elisabetta gained instant worldwide fame after dating Oscar-winning actor George Clooney in 2009. Reports of their romance began to surface in July 2009 after the duo was spotted enjoying a bike ride together in Italy. George reportedly asked mutual friends to introduce the two after watching him on Italian television. The pair made their first official appearance at the premiere of Clooney’s Men Who Stare at Goats at the Venice Film Festival in September. Hollywood bachelor George famously said he would never marry or have children, but the media constantly bombarded the couple with rumors of imminent nuptials. After almost 2 years together, the couple announced their separation in a joint statement in June 2011.

Canalis married orthopedic surgeon Brian Perri on 14 September 2014 in Alghero, Sardinia. Elisabetta walked down the aisle in a beautiful wedding dress designed by Alessandro Angelozzi. Italian singer Bianca Atzei sang a version of Ave Maria in the local Sardinian dialect. Elisabetta suffered a miscarriage in June 2014, but luckily the couple welcomed a baby girl named Skyler Eva Perri on September 29, 2015. In March 2023, the couple split after almost a decade of marriage due to irreconcilable differences.

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Elisabetta Canalis Education

Canalis studied in Sassari, where she attended the “classical” high school (Liceo Classico), and then moved to Milan to study foreign languages ​​at the Università degli Studi di Milano, although she never graduated because she started working as a dancer.

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Elisabetta Canalis Physical Stats

Height 5feet 7 inch
Weight 58 kg
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Hazel

Elisabetta Canalis Wiki/Bio

Name Elisabetta Canalis
Full Name Elisabetta Canalis
Date Of Birth 12 September 1978
Age 44 (as of 2023)
Birthplace Sassari, Sardinia, Italy
Profession Actress and showgirl
Nationality Italian
Religion Christianity
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Gender Female
Parents  Bruna Canalis, Cesare Canalis
Siblings Luigi Canalis
Partner N/A
Spouse Brian Perri (m. 2014 – d.2015)
Children Skyler Eva

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