Carlo Natale Marino Conti (born 13 March 1961), simply known as Carlo Conti, is an Italian television presenter.

Carlo Conti
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Born (1961-03-13) 13 March 1961 (age 60)
Florence, Italy
OccupationTelevision presenter
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)

Life and careerEdit

Born in Florence, Conti graduated in accountancy, then he was a bank teller from 1981 to 1986.[1] After some experiences in radio as a presenter and a DJ, he debuted as a television presenter in 1985, hosting the Rai 1 musical show Discoring.[2]

He later hosted several successful TV programmes, including Aria fresca, L'eredità, I migliori anni, Tale e Quale Show, Domenica in and five editions of Miss Italia.[1][2]

In 2014, Conti was named as a host and the artistic director of the Sanremo Music Festival for 2015. He continued in these roles for the 2016 edition of the festival and did so again in 2017.

On 15 June 2011, an asteroid was named after him, 78535 Carloconti.[3]


  1. ^ a b Giorgio Dell’Arti, Massimo Parrini. Catalogo dei viventi. Marsilio, 2009. ISBN 978-88-317-9599-9.
  2. ^ a b Aldo Grasso, Massimo Scaglioni, Enciclopedia della Televisione, Garzanti, Milano, 1996 – 2003. ISBN 881150466X.
  3. ^ Alberto Anile (18 April 2012). "Carlo Conti, ecco il mio nuovo show senza pianti né litigi". TV Sorrisi e Canzoni. Archived from the original on 16 January 2014. Retrieved 16 January 2014.

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