Alberto Mondi

Alberto Mondi (born 17 January 1984) is an Italian who lives and performs in South Korea as a television personality and businessman. He is currently a cast member in the talk show Non-Summit.[1][2][3] He is a former footballer of Serie D.[4]

Alberto Mondi
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Mondi in 2019
Born (1984-01-17) 17 January 1984 (age 38)
Mirano, Veneto, Italy
OccupationTelevision personality, businessman
WebsiteAlberto Mondi on Instagram

Personal lifeEdit

Education and work in South KoreaEdit

He attended Kangwon National University and was a Teaching Assistant there between September 2008 – July 2010. Also in 2008, he was a trainee at the Embassy of Italy in Seoul for four months. From September 2010 – June 2011 he was a Research Analyst for The Korea Institute of Public Finance.[5] Between June 2011 and September 2013, he was a Brand Ambassador for SABMiller's Peroni Nastro Azzurro beer.[6]

He has been with Fiat Chrysler as a Sales Area Manager since October 2013,[7] and a member of the board of directors of the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Korea since April 2013.[6][8] He has written articles for the Korea and the World Economy Journal, the Korea Institute of Public Finance publications, and Newsweek Korea.[6][9]

In October 2016, Mondi was awarded the Order of the Star of Italy as recognition for his contributions to both Italian and Korean cultures.[10]

In addition to his native Italian language, he speaks Korean, English and Chinese.[6]

Broadcast and acting careerEdit

In 2015, he wrote a column for the JoongAng Ilbo newspaper on topics like clothing fashion,[11] tourism,[12] and food.[13]

Celebrity and endorsementsEdit

He is a model for Mr. Pizza.[14] As a popular TV personality he is photographed on the celebrity scene in Seoul.[15]


Television seriesEdit

Year Title Network Role Notes
2014–2017 Non-Summit JTBC Himself cast member[2][3]
2015 Happy Together 3 KBS Himself guest, 1 Episode[16]
2015–2016 Where Is My Friend's Home JTBC Himself cast member[17][18][19]
2015 Witch Hunt JTBC Himself cast member[20]
2015 Amazing Recipe KBS Himself co-host, pilot series[16]
2015 China is Do-ol JTBC Himself cast member
2017–present Welcome, First Time in Korea? MBC Himself host
2018 Stray Directors SBS
2021 Falling for Korea - Transnational Couples MBN


Year Title Role Notes
2013 The Suspect foreign reporter


Year Title Station Role Notes
2015 Lee Hyun-woo's Music Album KBS Cool FM Himself host, Italian music segment


  1. ^ Kim, Slater (27 August 2014). "이런 비정상 G11 때문에 월요일이 기다려지다니, 이런 나 비정상인가요?" (in Korean). Naeil Shot Magazine. Archived from the original on 3 September 2014. Retrieved 1 September 2014.
  2. ^ a b Khelil, Nawael (5 January 2015). "Alberto Mondi Admits He Wouldn\'t Like His Dad To Be Too Much Of A Philanthropist". Yahoo! News Singapore/BNT News. Retrieved 7 May 2015.
  3. ^ a b Ahn, Woorim (20 April 2015). "Alberto Mondi, "There is a tour course for Americans to see Italy's mafia"". Yahoo! News Singapore/BNT News. Retrieved 7 May 2015.
  4. ^ Hwang, Ji-young (22 July 2014). "'비정상회담' G11-신해철, 꿈보다 행복이 우선" (in Korean). TVreport. Retrieved 24 November 2014.
  5. ^ "History – The Korea Institute of Public Finance (KIPF)". The Korea Institute of Public Finance. Archived from the original on 18 May 2015. Retrieved 7 May 2015.
  6. ^ a b c d "Alberto Mondi". LinkedIn. Retrieved 7 May 2015.
  7. ^ Shin, Dong-yoon (30 October 2014). ""마성의 알차장이에욥"…비정상회담 伊대표로 활약 중인 알베르토 몬디 피아트 크라이슬러 차장" (in Korean). Herald Economics. Retrieved 24 November 2014.
  8. ^ "ITCCK Organization and History". The Italian Chamber of Commerce in Korea. Retrieved 7 May 2015.
  9. ^ Mondi, Alberto. "Archived copy" 피자 주문도 못하는 이탈리아 남자 December 2011 (in Korean). Newsweek Korea. Archived from the original on 25 September 2015. Retrieved 8 May 2015.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  10. ^ "Instagram". Archived from the original on 24 December 2021. Retrieved 24 October 2016.
  11. ^ Mondi, Alberto (5 February 2015). [알베르토 몬디의 비정상의 눈] 왜 이탈리아인은 옷을 잘 입을까 (in Korean). JoongAng Ilbo. Retrieved 8 May 2015.
  12. ^ Mondi, Alberto (12 March 2015). [알베르토 몬디의 비정상의 눈] 한국은 구석구석이 숨어 있는 보석이다 (in Korean). JoongAng Ilbo. Retrieved 8 May 2015.
  13. ^ Mondi, Alberto (7 May 2015). [알베르토 몬디의 비정상의 눈] 식당·수퍼 식재료 절반을 그 지역 생산물로 채워라 (in Korean). JoongAng Ilbo. Retrieved 8 May 2015.
  14. ^ Lee, Minha (4 September 2014). "미스터피자, 신제품 '오솔레' 피자 모델 '알베르토 몬디' 선정" (in Korean). The Korea Economic Daily. Retrieved 24 November 2014.
  15. ^ "Alberto Mondi poses for photographs during the Lolita Lempicka 3rd cocktail party at Y1975". Getty Images. 2 October 2014. Retrieved 7 May 2015.
  16. ^ a b Kim, Sarah (6 May 2015). ‘비정상회담’ 알베르토, KBS 파일럿 ‘대단한 레시피’ 공동MC 발탁[출처] 본 기사는 조선닷컴에서 작성된 기사 입니다 (in Korean). The Chosun Ilbo. Retrieved 7 May 2015.
  17. ^ Ghim, Sora (29 January 2015). "JTBC Show 'Where Is My Friend's House' Releases Official Posters". Yahoo! News Singapore/BNT News. Archived from the original on 3 February 2015. Retrieved 2 February 2015.
  18. ^ 네팔 수잔-'비정상회담' G12, "'네팔 지진' 기도해주세요" (in Korean). CJ E&M ENews24. 4 May 2015. Retrieved 7 May 2015.
  19. ^ ‘내친구집’ 이번엔 이탈리아로 떠난다..로빈, 막내로 합류 (in Korean). Ten Asia. 4 May 2015. Retrieved 7 May 2015.
  20. ^ Hong, Hye-jin (13 April 2015). "Choi Hyun-suk and Alberto Mondi to guest star on 'Witch Hunt'". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 7 May 2015.

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