Born and raised in Rome, Vanessa Hessler is an Italian-American model and actress. In the professional career. In her professional career, she has appeared in the advertisement campaign of Calvin Klein, GUESS, L’Oreal, and many more. In addition, she also appeared as a runway model in the Prada show in 2010.
The Italian-American model was born on January 21, 1988, in Rome, Lazio, Italy. She was born to father John Hessler and mother Grabiella Hessler. As for siblings, she has four brothers; Albert, Patrick, David, and Christian.
Hessler holds the dual nationality of the United States and Italy. Her father is the descendant of German & American ancestry while the mother is of Italian descent. Her birth sign is Aquarius. As for her education, not many information are available.
She grew up in Rome until she was eight and later moved to Washington D.C., her father’s birthplace. She spent her teenage in Rockville, Maryland.
Vanessa married Hollywood based Italian film producer Gianni Nunnar who is 29 years older than her. The couple held a wedding ceremony in 2014 and are together ever since. They are now the parents of a daughter; Catarina who was born in November 2015. The family is now residing in Malibu, California.
She was previously in a relationship with boyfriend Al Mu’tasim Billah al Gaddafi in 2007. He was the fourth son of Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi. In an interview, Vanessa revealed her four years of a romantic relationship with Gaddafi. Unfortunately, the Libyan dictator and his son were shot dead by the rebels.
The Italian-American model then had an intimate relationship with Italian actor, Francesco in 2011. The couple dated for two years until they parted their ways in 2013.
Additionally, she is the fluent speaker of Italian, English and French languages.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Hessler has accumulated an estimated net worth of $6 million as of 2019. The main source of her earnings is from making appearances in television commercials.
In addition, she worked as a runway model for various international brands including Giorgio Armani. Although her salary is unknown, as a prominent model, she must have hefty up to millions of dollars per year.
Vanessa started her professional career as a model for Donna sotto le stelle and Notte Mediterranea appearing on television. Later, she appeared as a model for the ad campaign of Korff and Alta Roma Atta Moda, the Roman fashion week in 2004.
After moving to Washington, she worked in the commercials of Nara Camicie, Gilli, and Baby Star. She also appeared on the advertisement campaign for various international brands including L’Oreal, Ferrero SpA, Calvin Klein, and GUESS.
In March 2006, she made her television debut as the host at the Festival di Sanremo alongside Claudia Cedro, Francesca Lancini, and Marta Ceccheto. Furthermore, Hessler worked as a runway model in 2010 Prada show in Milan in February 2010.
In addition to modeling, the Italian-American model made a film debut in Christmas in Miami alongside Christian De Sica in 2005. Since then, she appeared in three other films such as Asterix at the Olympic Games (2008), Per una notte d’amore (2008), and Cenerentola (2011).
Vanessa Hessler is an Italian-American model and actress, who came into limelight for her captivating looks and appearing in the 2010 Prada fashion show.
Vanessa Hessler is 31 years old as of 2019.
Vanessa Hessler is 5 feet 10 inches or 1.78 meters tall.
Vanessa Hessler has a net worth of $6 million as of 2019.