Adriano Celentano
Adriano Celentano (Photo Source: Napolike)

Legends are made after constant effort and passion towards their work. Adriano Celentano is a legend who has ruled the Italian music and movie scene for more than three decades.

He has sold over 150 million records worldwide and is the second-best-selling Italian artist. His most famous song is ‘Prisencolinensinainciusol’. He has starred in more than 35 films which are mostly comedies.

When Was Adriano Celentano Born?

Born on January 6, 1938 (age 85) at Milan,14 Via Cristoforo Gluck, Adriano Celentano is an Italian musician, composer, singer, actor, and filmmaker. His zodiac sign is Capricorn. His mother’s name is Giuditta Giuva. His father’s name is Vincent Celentano. He was born to a large family with a total of five children. He is the brother of Adriana Celentano who unfortunately passed away when she was just 9 years old due to leukemia.

He is also known as ‘il Molleggiato’ (the flexible one) because of his dancing according to the wiki. His parents were originally from Foggia in Apulia who later moved north for work. He dropped out of school early to start working various jobs. He was a watchmaker before he got into the entertainment industry.

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What Is Adriano Celentano Famous For?

Celentano’s singing career started in 1959. He was a member of the rock and roll band along with Giorgio Gaber and Enzo Jannacci. He has recorded many hit songs including, ’24.000  baci’, ‘Si è spento il Sole’, and ‘II tuo bacio è come un rock’. He has released 40 albums which include 29 studio albums, 3 live albums, and eight compilations. 

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He is the singer and writer of the world-famous song ‘Prisencolinensinainciusol’ which was a complete gibberish song made to mimic the way English sounds to non-English speakers. He has a record label named Clan Celentano which he founded in 1962 with other performers. He debuted as an actor in a 1959 Italian musical film named Ragazzi del Juke-Box. He has directed many films and appeared in numerous TV shows and movies.

Who Is Adriano Celentano Married To?

Celentano is married to Claudia Mori since July 14, 1964. His spouse, Mori is known as an Italian producer, former actress, and former singer. Their love story began on the set of the comedy Uno strano tipo in 1963. She became his moral support both in his personal and professional life.

Claudia with her children

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Together they have three children named Rosita, Giacomo, and Rosalinda Celentano. His daughter Rosalina is mostly known for her role as Satan in Mel Gibson’s The Passion of the Christ. He is a vegetarian since 2005 and advocates animal rights. He is a fan of Inter Milan football team.

Did Adriano Celentano Have An Affair?

Celentano had an affair with actress Ornella Muti. They met during the filming of ‘The Taming of the Shrew’ and their cinematic passion turned into real love. Although they did not talk about their relationship, everyone around them knew it well and the news of Mori leaving home with her children added fuel to the rumor.

After the filming of the film, Muti divorced her husband Allesio Orano, and was expecting the same from Celentano. But he did not see Muti as a wife material so he soon reconciled with his wife Mori. After a year, Celentano publicly admitted the scandal but Muti was offended by his remark as they had promised to keep their affair a secret.

What Is The Net Worth Of Adriano Celentano?

Celentano has released numerous albums and written many songs over the years. He has many gold-certified singles. He has sold over a million copies of the single ‘La coppia piu' bella del mondo’.  He is equally active as an actor, screenwriter, composer, and film director. He has accumulated a total net worth of $50 million.

How Tall Is Adriano Celentano?

Celentano has a towering height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.78m). He weighs around 71 kg. He has beautiful big dark browned eyes. He has grey hair. He has a thin hairline. He has a chiseled face. He has a big wide smile.

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