LAETITIA CASTA Biography - Craftmen, artisans and people from other Occupations


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Name: Laetitia Casta                                                                 
Born: May 11, 1978  Pont-Audemer, Normandy, France                                   
Laetitia Marie Laure Casta (born May 11, 1978 in Pont-Audemer, Normandy) is a         
French supermodel and actress.                                                       
Casta's mother, Line Blin, is from Normandy. Her father, Dominique Casta, is         
from Corsica. She has an older brother, Jean-Baptiste, and a younger sister,         
On October 19, 2001, she gave birth to her daughter Sahteene. The father is her       
former boyfriend Stéphane Sednaoui. Casta is engaged to Italian actor Stefano       
Accorsi. They have one son together, Orlando, born on September 24, 2006.             
Casta's career reportedly began when she was discovered by a photographer during     
a family holiday in her father's native Corsica, at age 15.[citation needed]         
Casta was the official face of L'Oréal, Dior, and Chanel. She was featured in       
Guess? Jeans, Tommy Hilfiger, Miu Miu and XOXO ad campaigns. Casta has appeared       
on over 100 magazine covers including Victoria's Secret catalogs, ELLE magazine,     
and Vogue magazine, and has been credited, along with Tyra Banks, with bringing       
back voluptuous models. She also appeared in three consecutive Sports                 
Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, Rolling Stone, and a Pirelli Calendar.                   
She once had a close relationship with designer Yves St. Laurent, whose outfits       
she would regularly wear at public appearances.