Raoul Bova

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Raoul Bova
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Bova during the promotion of Ever Been to the Moon? (2015)
Born
Raoul Bova

(1971-08-14) 14 August 1971 (age 47)
Occupation Actor
Years active1984present
Spouse(s)Chiara Giordano (2000-2013), 3 children
Partner(s)(2013-present), 1 child

Raoul Bova (born 14 August 1971) is an Italian actor.

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Biography

Bova was born in Rome to a father from Roccella Ionica in Calabria and a mother from Acerra in Campania.[ citation needed ] He is of Arbëreshë descent.[ citation needed ] At the age of 16 Bova became a local champion in the 100 meter backstroke.[ citation needed ] At the age of 21 he joined the Italian Army and performed his military duty in the Bersaglieri (sharpshooters) corps.[ citation needed ] He enrolled in the ISEF, the Italian Institute of Physical Education, but dropped out to pursue a career in acting. He studied at the school of Beatrice Bracco in Rome and also studied acting with Michael Margotta.[ citation needed ]

Rome Capital city and comune in Italy

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Roccella Ionica Comune in Calabria, Italy

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Calabria Region of Italy

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In March 2000, he married Chiara Giordano. They have three children, Alessandro Leon, Francesco and Sophia. [1] In 2013, Bova and Giordano separated. [2] That same year he started dating actress Rocio Muñoz, after the two met on the film set of Immaturi - Il viaggio (2012). [3] They had their first child, daughter Luna, in December 2015, the same month their film All Roads Lead to Rome was released. [3]

<i>All Roads Lead to Rome</i> (film) 2015 film by Ella Lemhagen

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On 15 October 2010, Raoul Bova was nominated Goodwill Ambassador of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).

FAO Goodwill Ambassador

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Filmography

Film

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Bova in Scusa ma ti chiamo amore (2008)
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As voice actor

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References

  1. NNDB: Raoul Bova
  2. Raoul Bova in Armani for Vanity Fair Italia, Italy Magazine, 11 October 2013
  3. 1 2 Saltalamacchia, Stefania (2017-05-15). "Raoul Bova, nozze in famiglia". Vanity Fair Italia . Retrieved 2017-11-26.