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Carla Bruni-Sarkozy. She was born in Italy on Dec 23, 1967. Her first appearance in the entertainment world was in 1987, she was discovered by Paul Marciano and signed for a campaign with Guess Inc.
Carla Bruni’s professional life has garnered prestige. By the age of 22, she was already one of the highest paid models. Bruni has worked with the top designers and fashion houses, such as Chanel, Christian Dior and Givenchy. While being the face for such revered fashion brands, her status has reached a high level in the fashion industry.
After 10 years reaching the heights in the fashion world, she decided to follow her inherited calling as a songwriter and musician. Bruni started writing songs at the age of six years old. The first song that she ever wrote was called “slipper”.
Her music career has reached prominence as well. Before her debut album in 2003, she collaborated with Julien Clerc in the album called “Si j étais elle”. Bruni’s lyrics also contributed in the creation of six of his tracks.
Bruni’s debut album “‘Quelqu’un m’a dit”, was a hit and sold 2 million copies. This album was released in Europe and produced by Louis Bertignac. In 2004, Carla Bruni won an EBBA award, as recognition of her success as an emerging artist who reached beyond their country’s recognition.
Carla Bruni’s personal life has been interesting as well. She surprised many when
Bruni revealed to Vanity Fair that her biological father is not Albert Bruni Tedeschi. Instead, her biological father is Maurizio Remmert, which she revealed at the same year she married who at that time was the President of France, Nicolas Sarkozy.
Today, the artist lives in France with her beloved husband and daughter.