Unfortunately, the Italian movie star Gina Lollobrigida is no longer with us. She passed away at the age of 95 on January 16, 2022, Monday. As per the Italian news agency Lapresse, she died in a clinic in Rome.
The Hunchback of Notre Dame actress was one of the biggest stars in the 1950s and 60s European cinema. Keep scrolling further to know more about Gina’s acting career and her net worth.
What was the net worth of Gina Lollobrigida?
According to a report by Celebrity Net Worth, the estimated net worth of the Italian actress Gina Lollobrigida was a hefty $45 million at the time of her passing. Her good fortune was the result of her income from 3 different careers. She was an actress, photojournalist, and politician.
During her initial days, Gina was a model and she took part in beauty pageants. She bagged her first credited role in her kitty in the year 1946. However, it was her performance in the 1953 movie Bread, Love, And Dreams that caught the eye of the viewers.
The turning point in Lollobrigida’s acting career came when she turned to English-speaking cinema in the year 1953. At that point, she starred in the movie Beat The Devil, alongside Humphrey Bogart and Jennifer Jones.
Throughout her impressive career which spanned over 5 decades, Gina worked with many top stars like Errol Flynn, Tony Curtis, and Frank Sinatra. She appeared in films such as The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Solomon and Sheba, Come September, A Tale of Five Cities, and Bread, Love, and Dreams.
The Italian actress was the recipient of three David di Donatello awards, two Nastro d’Argento, and six Bambi awards. She won her first Golden Globe in the year 1961. She received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in February 2018.
Later on, Gina pursued a career in photojournalism and politics
The actress did not only spill the magic on the screen, but she also showed her talent in other fields like photojournalism as well as politics. At the end of the 70s, she kicked off her career in photojournalism.
By the year 1973, Gina published her work in a collection called Italia Mia. Audrey Hepburn and Ella Fitzgerald were her subjects for her collection. She even got the golden opportunity to interview Fidel Castro, the leader of Communist Cuba.
Nearly 2 years after her last film project, Gina stepped into the world of politics. She ran for election as a candidate for the Italian Democrats party in 1999. Back in the day, she became the third Italian actress to venture into politics.
In August 2022, Lollobrigida at the age of 95 tried to become a senator with the Sovereign and Popular Italy party (ISP) because she was “fed up with quarreling politicians”. Sadly, she failed to win after getting only 1 percent of the votes in her constituency.
Sending love, light, and strength to the loved ones of the Italian movie star Gina Lollobrigida during this tough time. Don’t forget to stay tuned with us for the latest updates from the world of showbiz.