Vanessa Hessler is an Italian-American actress, model, and social media influencer. Let’s find out what she is all about.
Why Is Vanessa Hessler Famous?
Vanessa is famous for her roles in Asterix at the Olympic Games (2008), One Thousand and One Nights (2012) and La figlia del capitano (2012). She is also famous for being Muammar Gaddafi’s son Mutassim until his death when his father’s government was toppled by rebels.
Date Of Birth
21 January 1988
Rome, Lazio, Italy
Her father, John, is American while her mother, Gabriela, is Italian. They lived in Rome until the age of 8 when she moved with her family to Washington D.C., United States.
During her teenage years, she lived in Rockville, Maryland.
She has two children.
She loves traveling and hanging out with her family.
Who Is Vanessa Hessler Dating?
Her spouse is Gianni Nunnari with whom they have a daughter who was born in 2015.
Vanessa Hessler Dating History
From 2007 to 2011, Mutassim Gaddafi was her partner. She claimed that she had a “very beautiful love story” after being with Muammar Gaddafi’s son.
He was killed with his father after the UN-sanctioned airstrike on Gaddafi’s convoy in Libya in 2011.
Vanessa Hessler Social Media
On her Instagram page, she loves to post about her glamorous life as a model and an actress. In many of her posts, she can be seen posing with her daughter and son. Her posts get an average of about 4k likes each.
About Vanessa Hessler
Vanessa has been modeling since she was 15 years old. She has been in several famous magazines in Italy, Germany, and France.
She has also been in commercials for brands like Gilli, Baby Star, and Nara Camicie. Other brands she has worked for include Guess, Calvin Klein, Giorgio Armani, and L’Oreal among others.
Vanessa also had intentions of working in television. However, her desire to replace Alessia Marcuzzi as the host of Le Lene failed when she lost to Christina Chiabotto.
Her personal connections to the Gaddafi family and her public support of them after they were deposed led her to lose her contract with Telefonica Europe. They decided that she did not “distance herself from her comments on the conflict in Libya.”
Vanessa had said that the West was mistaken in supporting rebels that had deposed Gaddafi’s family.
She has also had some acting roles. Vanessa was in the film, Christmas in Miami, which grew her popularity. Vanessa was once ranked among the Top 99 Most Desirable Women of 2006 on Ask Men’s website.