CARLA BRUNI Biography - Craftmen, artisans and people from other Occupations


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Name: Carla Bruni                                                                   
Born: 23 December 1967 Turin, Italy                                                 
Carla Gilberta Bruni Tedeschi (born 23 December 1967) is an Italian-French           
songwriter, singer and supermodel, and the wife of French President Nicolas         
Heiress to the Italian tire manufacturing company CEAT founded in the 1920s by       
her grand father Virginio Bruni Tedeschi and sold by her step-father Alberto in     
the 1970s to Pirelli (the brand lives on via its Indian subsidiary, founded in       
1958), she was born in Turin, Italy. The family moved to France in 1973,             
reportedly to escape the threat of kidnapping by the Red Brigades, a Marxist-Leninist
terrorist group active in Italy in the 1970s. Carla grew up in France from the       
age of five and later attended boarding school in Switzerland. She eventually       
returned to Paris to study art and architecture, but left school at 19 to become     
a model full-time.                                                                   
She is the daughter of Italian concert pianist Marysa Borini and step-daughter       
of industrialist and classical composer Alberto Bruni Tedeschi. Her sister is       
actress and movie director Valeria Bruni Tedeschi. She also had a brother named     
Virginio Bruni-Tedeschi (1959 - 4 July 2006), who died unmarried and without         
children. Her biological father is Maurizio Remmert, an Italian businessman who     
now lives in Brazil.