1. Carla Bruni-Sarkozy
Carla Bruni is the wife of a former President of France, Nicolas Sarkozy. Her husband Nicolas served as of France from May 16, 2007, to May 15, 2012.
Bruni is a former model turned singer who ascended to international popularity after marrying then-French President Nicolas Sarkozy in 2008 and is blessed with two children: Aurelien Enthoven and Giulia Sarkozy.
This 55-year-old beauty began modeling as a teenager and quickly rose to become one of the highest-paid models due to her excellent beauty and gracious personality. During her peak years, she worked for reputed brands such as Christian Dior, Givenchy, John Galliano, and Versace. She intended to be an architect at first, but changed her mind and decided to become a model instead. Further, she modeled from 1987 to 1997 and gave it up when her passion for music took over.
She published her debut album in 2003 named Quelqu'un m'a dit which eventually stayed 34 weeks in the top 10 of the French Albums Chart. At the 2004 Victoires de la Musique, Bruni received the Victoire Award for Female Artist of the Year. Overall, Bruni has released five albums and sold 5 million albums during her career.
Carla was born on 23 December 1967 in Turin, Italy. Her biological father and mother are Maurizio Remmert and Marisa Borini. Her mother is an Italian concert pianist and her father, Maurizio, is an Italian-born Brazilian grocery magnate. However, her legal father is an industrialist and classical composer Alberto Bruni Tedeschi. Bruni was born in Italy and moved to France at the age of seven.
She grew up with a sister named Valeria Bruni Tedeschi who is an actress and movie director. Carla had a brother named Virginio Bruni Tedeschi who died from complications of HIV/AIDS. This lovely lady has been active in humanitarian and philanthropic efforts. She is an outspoken advocate for HIV/AIDS research, having lost a brother to the disease. Her grandfather founded the tire manufacturing business CEAT, and she grew up in a wealthy industrial household.