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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 11 May 1978Pont-Audemer, Eure, France
Birth NameLaetitia Marie Laure Casta
Height 5' 6½" (1.69 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Born in Pont-Audemer, France, Laetitia Casta spent her childhood in the lush countryside of Normandy. At age 15, she was approached by an agent of Paris' Madison Models while building sand castles on a beach in Corsica. After her father agreed to let the agency take some test photographs, Laetitia's wondrous natural beauty impressed the founder of Madison models as well as the director of the French magazine Elle. Modeling contracts ensued and in 1993 Laetitia signed on with Guess? Jeans for a very successful advertising campaign.

In 1996, Laetitia became one of the lead models of Victoria's Secret and from there was featured in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition for three consecutive years. She has appeared on over 100 covers of fashion magazines such as Cosmopolitan and Glamour, as well as doing commercials for the cosmetics company L'Oreal. Laetitia made her feature film debut in Asterix and Obelix vs. Caesar (1999), the most expensive French film ever made and a smash hit in Europe. Her acting career gained momentum when she starred in the TV movie The Blue Bicycle (2000), set in WWII France.

Laetitia currently owns a flat in London and enjoys painting, writing, rollerblading, going to the cinema, and dancing in her spare time.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Paul Agius <paul299@hotmail.com>

Trade Mark (5)

Blue eyes
Full, curvaceous figure
Dazzling smile
Charm
Lovely french accent

Trivia (16)

Once invited a homeless man for dinner in her hotel while in London.
Net worth $5.3 million dollars
Has appeared in over 80 covers of different magazines around the world.
Has a brown belt in judo.
Enjoys driving go-carts.
Has an older brother and a younger sister.
Discovered at age 15 while lying on the beach with her family
Has been the "Guess Girl" in numerous ad campaigns for Guess jeans Cover appearances for "Elle, " "Mademoiselle, " "Seventeen, " "Cosmopolitan, " and "Glamour" magazines Sizzled in several Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issues
Daughter, with boyfriend, fashion photographer Stephane Sednaoui, Sahteene Sednaoui (b. Paris, (19 October 2001)
Engaged to Stefano Accorsi
Her father, Dominic Casta, is Corsican and her mother, Line Casta, is a native of Normandy, France.
Is the current 'Marianne'. In France there is a tradition that in every town hall is the bust of the most beautiful woman in a decade. Marianne is the symbol of liberty and republic in France and since January 2000 that role is on Laetitia for the next ten years.
Gave her stage debut in Jean Giraudoux's play "Ondine" (2004).
Son, Orlando, born September 21st, 2006. Father is her fiancé 'Stefano Accorsi'.
Announced she's expecting, in August 2009, her third child, the second with companion Stefano Accorsi.
Her second child with Stefano, daughter, Athena, was born 29 August 2009.

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