In the Monegasque princely family, Béatrice Borromeo quickly made a name for herself. And on this Thursday, August 18, the latter celebrates its 37th birthday. A special day during the busy writing of Gala.fr offers you a quick retrospective on the life of the wife of Pierre Casiraghi.
Béatrice Borromée is a well-known personality. Indeed, at 37 years old on Thursday August 18, the mother of Stefano and Francesco – born of her union with Pierre Casiraghi – is not only a member of the main family of Monaco but also a glamorous icon. Because during her many public appearances, the gentle aristocrat always caused a sensation. That is why, Gala.fr invites you to discover 5 important things to know about it!
1. Béatrice Borromée was born in Italy
Béatrice Borromeo was born on August 18, 1985 in San Candilo, Italy. Even if her husband, Pierre Casiraghi comes from the princely family of Monaco (since he is the second son of Caroline of Monaco and the Italian businessman Stefano Casiraghi), the latter is from an illustrious Italian aristocratic family, the Borromeos. It is also one of the oldest families of aristocrats. She is the daughter of Count Carlo Ferdinando Borromeo and Paola Marzotto… Only, Beatrice Borromeo unfortunately did not no title of nobility since his parents are not married.
2. She comes from a famous family of aristocrats
Beatrice Borromeo has an older brother, Carlo Ludovico Borromeo Arese Taverna as well as three half-sisters, namely: Isabella Borromeo Arese Taverna, Lavinia Ida Borromeo Arese Taverna and Matilde Borromeo Arese Taverna. These three half-sisters were born from a previous relationship between Count Carlo Ferdinando Borromeo and the model of German origin, Marion Sybil Zota. To this, his maternal grandmother was Marta Marzotto, ex-wife of Count Umberto Marzotto. Her uncle, Count Matteo Marzotto was the former president and director of the fashion house Valentino.
3. She graduated in journalism
Passionate about politics, Béatrice Borromée quickly applied herself to journalism studies and more particularly to reporting. In 2006, she worked as a host for the Rai 2 channel and even co-presented the program, AnnoZero: a talk show launched after the defeat of Silvio Berlusconi in the legislative elections the same year. Then, and for almost two years, she denounced many political scandals and was able to interview personalities now known to everyone, such as Ingrid Betancourt for the Italian daily Fatto Quotidiano. Finally, in 2012, she graduated in journalism from Columbia University (USA).
4. She got into modeling
When she was only 16, Beatrice Borromeo entered the world of modeling. A brief experience that she provided in parallel with her studies. Only, following her passion for journalism, the latter soon after abandoned this career. However, nearly twenty years later, to see her outfits and looks, everything suggests that she has kept her good taste in clothing.
5. She has been married for seven years to Pierre Casiraghi
On the private side, Beatrice Borromeo has been married to Pierre Casiraghi, the son of Caroline of Monaco, since 2015. A man she met on the benches of the Bocconi faculty in Milan and with whom she has been in a relationship since 2008. As a reminder , the two lovers were united on July 25, 2015, during a civil marriage in Monaco. then on August 1, 2015, on the shores of Lake Maggiore, in Lombardy during a religious ceremony. From their union was born the young Stefano in 2017 then Francesco in March 2018.
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