Fabio Volo

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Fabio Volo
Fabio Volo, 2013 6.jpg
BornFabio Bonetti
(1972-06-23) 23 June 1972 (age 48)
Calcinate, Italy
OccupationNovelist, actor, presenter, screenwriter, drummer, singer, philosopher.

Fabio Volo, pseudonym of Fabio Bonetti,[1] (born 23 June 1972) is an Italian writer, actor, radio and television presenter, screenwriter, drummer, singer and philosopher.[2]


Fabio Bonetti was born in Calcinate, Italy on 23 June 1972. After attending middle school, he worked in his father's bakery (which is now an ice-cream shop in Brescia) and did other casual jobs (like modeling and nightlife related). In 1996 he became a leading figure at Radio Capital, an Italian radio station.[3] As from 1998, he anchored three edition of the TV program Le Iene.[3]

In 2000 he began to anchor his own radio broadcast "Il volo del mattino" on Radio Deejay[3] and he published his first book entitled "Esco a fare due passi". This was followed by "È una vita che ti aspetto", "Un posto nel mondo", "Il giorno in più", "Il tempo che vorrei", "Le prime luci del mattino" and "La strada verso casa".[2]

In 2002 he debuted as an actor in Alessandro D'Alatri's movie "Casomai". He was nominated for Best Actor at the David di Donatello for his role in this film.[4] In 2006 and 2008 Fabio Volo anchored "Italo Spagnolo" and "Italo Americano" on MTV. In 2010 he won the "Premio Letterario la Tore Isola d'Elba", an ingenuity and excellence award.[5] In 2011, Volo starred in "Il giorno in più", the movie based on his eponymous book.[6] In 2012 he returned in television with "Volo in diretta" on Rai 3.

Internationally, Volo has served as the voice of Po in the Italian version of the Kung Fu Panda film series.



With his novels he has sold over 5 million copies only in Italy.[7] Up until today, he has written 9 books:[2]

  • "Esco a fare due passi" (2001)
  • "È una vita che ti aspetto" (2003)
  • "Un posto nel mondo" (2006)
  • "Il giorno in più" (2007)
  • "Il tempo che vorrei" (2009)
  • "Le prime luci del mattino" (2011)
  • "La strada verso casa" (2013)
  • "È tutta vita" (2015)
  • "Quando tutto inizia" (2017)


  1. ^ "Fabio Volo" (in Italian). Movieplayer.it. Retrieved 7 January 2012.
  2. ^ a b c Fabio Volo on Librimondadori.it[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ a b c Biography on deejay.it
  4. ^ Fabio Volo David di Donatello
  5. ^ Premio La Tore Isola d'Elba - Official site
  6. ^ "Il giorno in più" on MYmovies.it
  7. ^ "Fabio Volo, ecco perché i suoi libri sono un successo" (in Italian). Panorama. 19 October 2011. Archived from the original on 6 October 2013. Retrieved 12 September 2013.

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