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Raoul Bova (born 14 August 1971) is an Italian actor.

Raoul Bova
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Bova during the promotion of Ever Been to the Moon? (2015)
Raoul Bova

(1971-08-14) 14 August 1971 (age 48)
Years active1984–present
Spouse(s)Chiara Giordano (2000-2013), 3 children
Partner(s)Rocio Muñoz (2013-present), 1 child


Bova was born in Rome to a father from Roccella Ionica in Calabria and a mother from Acerra in Campania.[citation needed] At the age of 16 Bova became a local champion in the 100 meter backstroke.[citation needed] At the age of 21 he joined the Italian Army and performed his military duty in the Bersaglieri (sharpshooters) corps.[citation needed] He enrolled in the ISEF, the Italian Institute of Physical Education, but dropped out to pursue a career in acting. He studied at the school of Beatrice Bracco in Rome and also studied acting with Michael Margotta.[citation needed]

In March 2000, he married Chiara Giordano. They have three children, Alessandro Leon, Francesco and Sophia.[1] In 2013, Bova and Giordano separated.[2] That same year he started dating actress Rocio Muñoz, after the two met on the film set of Immaturi - Il viaggio (2012).[3] They had their first child, daughter Luna, in December 2015, the same month their film All Roads Lead to Rome was released.[3]

On 15 October 2010, Raoul Bova was nominated Goodwill Ambassador of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).




As voice actorEdit


  1. ^ NNDB: Raoul Bova
  2. ^ Raoul Bova in Armani for Vanity Fair Italia, Italy Magazine, 11 October 2013
  3. ^ a b Saltalamacchia, Stefania (15 May 2017). "Raoul Bova, nozze in famiglia". Vanity Fair Italia. Retrieved 26 November 2017.

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