Top 15 Most Beautiful Italian Actresses (2023 List)

The beauty of Italian women is world-renowned. Their actresses especially have been capturing hearts for as long as they have been around and are known for their grace and charm. So, to appreciate more of that, we have brought you a list of the Top 15 Hottest Italian actresses of all time.

(Please note that this is a LIST and not a ranking of any sort, & and the actors mentioned here are based on personal preference.)

Most Beautiful Italian Actresses (List)

15) Monica Bellucci

Monica Anna Maria Bellucci is an Italian actress and model. She started off as a model for Dolce & Gabbana and Dior before shifting to acting. Monica is a very popular Italian actress renowned worldwide for her beauty & has acted in several American and French films as well.

Considered an Italian s*x symbol, Monica was also named one of the “100 Hottest Women of All-Time” and the number one most desirable woman.

Age: 58

Starred in: Malena (2000), Irreversible (2002), The Matrix Reloaded (2003), Tears of the Sun (2003), The Man Who Sold His Skin (2021)

14) Emanuela Postacchini

Best known for her role in The Alienist, Emanuela Postacchini is an Italian actress. She is considered extremely beautiful and has made a name for herself in her home country with her talent and hard work.

Although much isn’t known about her, it is unquestionable that Emanuela is one of the most beautiful Italian actresses currently.

Age: 31

Starred in: Titanic: Blood and Steel (2012), Le mani dentro la città (2014), The Man Who Was Thursday (2016), The Alienist (2018), Better Days (2019)

13) Anna Safroncik

Anna Safroncik is a Ukrainian-born Italian actress. She made her stage debut at the age of just four performing in a Russian opera.

Anna later moved to Italy and soon won the beauty contest Miss Toscana in 1998 and ranked eighth at Miss Italia the same year. The actress made her film debut in 2000 and soon started gaining recognition for her roles in upcoming films & shows.

Age: 41

Starred in: La matassa (2009), Il falco e la colomba (2009), Il ritmo della vita (2010), Opposites Attract (2015), Le Verità (2017)

12) Giusy Buscemi

Giuseppina Buscemi, also known as Giusy, is an Italian actress and former model. She won the 73rd edition of Miss Italia, making her the winner for 2012, hence easily making her one of the most attractive actresses on this list. Giusy is best known for her role as Teresa Iorio in Il Paradiso delle Signore.

Age: 29

Starred in: Unique Brothers (2014), Beauty and the Beast (2014), The Lady with the Black Veil (2015), The Ladies’ Paradise (2015), C’era Una Volta Studio 1 (2017)

11) Laura Chiatti

Doubtlessly one of the top actresses currently, Laura Chiatti is an Italian actress, model, singer, and voice actress. She has starred in several hit films, including The Family Friend, which entered the 2006 Cannes Film Festival. Laura even voiced Rapunzel in the Italian dub of Tangled.

Age: 40

Starred in: I Want You (2007), Me, Them and Lara (2010), Loving Only You (2015), Il professor Cenerentolo (2015), The Bachelorette Party (2021)

10) Carolina Crescentini

Originally wanting to be a film critic, Carolina Crescentini expressed her interest in acting at 19. She then made her big screen debut in 2006 with the film H2Odio.

Carolina continued to work in movies like the box office hit Parlami d’amore, which brought her the first David di Donatello Award (Italian Oscars) nomination.

Carolina also posed for the Italian edition of Playboy in 2009 and is currently one of the sexiest Italian actresses of all time.

Age: 42

Starred in: The Night Before the Exams Today (2007), Unique Brothers (2014), Ignorance Is Bliss (2017), There’s No Place Like Home (2018), Disconnected (2018)

9) Alice Pagani

Extremely talented & skilled at everything she does, Alice Pagani is an Italian actress, model, and author. Making her acting debut in 2017, Alice is best known for her role in the Netflix series Baby.

In 2021, Alice appeared on Vanity Fair and showed support for banning discrimination against women, g*y and transgender people. She also is the author of the autobiographical coming-of-age novel Ophelia.

Age: 24

Starred in: Classe Z (2017), Loro 2 (2018), Ricordi? (2019), The Poison Rose (2019), Don’t Kill Me (2021)

8) Vittoria Puccini

Vittoria Puccini is definitely one of the most popular and beautiful Italian actresses on this list. She made her acting debut in 2000 and has garnered a lot of praise and appreciation for her work.

Vittoria received the Best Actress award at the 2010 Shanghai International Film Festival as well as Best Actress at the 2014 Busto Arsizio Film Festival. She also hosted the 68th Venice International Film Festival.

Age: 40

Starred in: Once Upon a Time the City of Fools (2010), Kiss Me Again (2010), Tutta colpa di Freud (2014), The Place (2017), 18 Presents (2020)

7) Miriam Leone


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Winner of the 2008 Miss Italia beauty contest, Miriam Leone is an Italian actress, model, and presenter. She is one of the extremely well-known actresses not only in Italy but also overseas.

Miriam was a host and presenter before starting her acting career in 2010 with a cameo in the film Parents and Children: Shake Well Before Using. She also hosted the 2011 Nastro d’Argento award ceremony.

Age: 37

Starred in: At War for Love (2016), The Invisible Witness (2018), Put Grandma in the Freezer (2018), Diabolik (2021), Marilyn’s Eyes (2021)

6) Elisabetta Canalis

Elisabetta Canalis is a well-renowned Italian actress, model, and showgirl. She started off as a dancer for a TV show and soon started getting minor roles in films and shows.

Elisabetta even hosted the Trofeo Birra Moretti and Sanremo Music Festival, as well as posed for PETA’s “I’d Rather Go Naked than Wear Fur” campaign.

She was the spokeswoman and runway model for “Hollywood Milano” from 2006-2009 and posed for magazines like Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, and Roberto Cavalli. Elisabetta was also appointed Goodwill Ambassador UNICEF Italy.

Age: 44

Starred in: Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo (2005), Natale a New York (2006), La seconda volta non si scorda mai (2007), A Natale mi sposo (2010), Fratelli Benvenuti (2010)

5) Caterina Murino

Formerly wanting to be a doctor, Caterina Murino found her calling after she was placed fifth in the 1997 Miss Italia contest. She is an Italian actress, model, and showgirl known worldwide for her beauty and talent.

Caterina studied drama at Duse International and then made her debut in 2002. She is very popular all around the world and is a perfect representation of the beauty of Italian women.

Age: 45

Starred in: The Corsican File (2004), Casino Royale (2006), Antigang (2015), Voice from the Stone (2017), Veneciafrenia (2022)

4) Gaia Bermani Amaral

Gaia Bermani Amaral is a Brazilian-Italian actress, model, and TV presenter. She was born in Brazil but later moved to Milan, Italy, where she studied and then started working as a model and spokesperson.

She worked as a TV Presenter for several years before making her film debut in 2005 and has since worked in many hit shows and films. Gaia is very attractive and is praised for her beauty all around the world.

Age: 42

Starred in: The Days of Abandonment (2005), The Fourth S*x (2006), Woman of My Life (2010), One Step from Heaven (2011), The Last Paradiso (2021)

3) Lodovica Comello

Known internationally for her memorable role in the Argentine Disney series Violetta, Lodovica Comello is an Italian actress, TV presenter, singer, and dancer.

Despite not knowing Spanish, Lodovica got the part in Violetta due to her sheer hard work. She carried on with her acting career while also making it big in the music industry.

Age: 32

Starred in: Violetta (2012), Francesca’s Videoblog (2012), Poor but Rich (2016), Poor but very rich (2017), ExtraVergine (2019)

2) Ana Caterina Morariu

Ana Caterina Morariu is a Romanian-born Italian actress. She started her acting career in 2002 and quickly became known in a few years through her roles in various films and series.

Ana is extremely beautiful and has a bubbly persona. She was also nominated for David di Donatello in the “best actress” category in 2006.

Age: 41

Starred in: Hidden Children (2004), The Holy Family (2006), My Best Enemy (2006), Tutto l’amore del mondo (2010), Si accettano miracoli (2015)

1) Cristiana Capotondi

Born in Rome, Cristiana Capotondi was born in a mixed Italian Catholic and Italian Jewish family. She graduated from the University of Rome with a degree in communication studies.

Cristiana started her acting career at the age of just thirteen and has since starred in several movies and films as the main character. She was also the spokeswoman for the 2011 Giro d’Italia.

Age: 42

Starred in: The Night Before the Exams (2006), The Worst Week of My Life (2011), The Mafia Kills Only in Summer (2013), Beware the Gorilla (2019), The Ignorant Angels (2022)

With that, we conclude the list, and it is unfortunate that we weren’t able to mention all the deserving and beautiful actresses here. Once again, this is based on a personal preference and not any official ranking. Remember to check out the movies and dramas mentioned.

Until next time then!

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