|Born||2 November 1974|
|Occupation||Showgirl, model, television personality and actress|
|Years active||1992 – present|
|Height||178 cm (5 ft 10 in)|
|Weight||56 kg (123 lb)|
|Spouse(s)||Carlo Marini Agostini|
|Children||Sveva Lucia |
Barbara Chiappini (born 2 November 1974) is an Italian model, showgirl and actress.
Life and career
Born in Piacenza, Chiappini studied violin for four years at the conservatory of her city. In 1993 she won the beauty contest "An Italian for Miss World" and she subsequently entered the Miss World competition, winning the title of "Miss Photogenic". The same year, she made her television debut as a regular in the variety show Buona Domenica. She was active on fotoromanzi and appeared in three sexy calendars in 2002, 2003 e 2004. She participated in the soap opera Un posto al sole and to the first edition of the Raidue reality show L'Isola dei Famosi. She is also active in films, TV-series and on stage.
- Giorgio Dell'Arti, Massimo Parrini. Catalogo dei viventi. Marsilio, 2009. ISBN 978-88-317-9599-9.
- Gianfranco Gramola (4 July 2002). "Da regina dei fotoromanzi a star della tv". Interviste Romane. Retrieved 14 April 2014.
- Giorgia Camandona (12 November 2002). "Chi fa da sé...La Chiappini ci riprova". Libero. Retrieved 14 April 2014.