Loredana Lecciso

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Loredana Lecciso (born 26 August 1972) is an Italian entertainer. She is also known for appearances on tabloid talk shows.[1][2][3] She became famous as the girlfriend of celebrated Italian singer Albano Carrisi, with whom she had a daughter and a son. They separated after several public frictions and then got back together after some time.[4]


Her television career began in Lecce, at the local television station "Canale Otto".[5]

In 2004 she was part of the cast of the first season of the reality show La Fattoria,[6] the Italian version of The Farm. In the next months, with her twin Raffaella, she appeared as a dancer in shows such as Domenica In and I Raccomandati.[7]

In 2005, she released her first music single "Si vive una volta sola" (literally We only live once) published by BMG Records.[8] In 2006 this single was also released in Spain and in the Spanish speaking nations of South America with the title "Se vive una ves sola".[9]

In October 2005 her boyfriend Albano Carrisi was a contestant on L' Isola dei Famosi, the Italian version of Celebrity Survivor, when she announced their separation through an article in the Italian magazine Gente;[10] Albano was notified of the decision during the weekly live broadcast of the show[11] and decided to leave the show. Lecciso also was a contestant of this reality show, in the 2010 edition.[12]

As a singer she recorded three singles:

  • "Si vive una volta sola" (2005)
  • "Tuka Kulos" (2007) - this single was not sold commercially, but broadcast by radio stations and on the internet.
  • "Se mi lasci non vale" (2009) - a cover of a Julio Iglesias song.[13]


  1. ^ (Italian) Aldo Grasso, Enciclopedia della televisione (terza edizione), page 414, Garzanti Editore, ISBN 978-88-11-50526-6
  2. ^ (Italian) Michele Serra, Nella televisione del trash anche la Lecciso fa carriera, La Repubblica, 21 November 2004
  3. ^ (Italian) "Lecciso, quando il trash fa ascolto", TgCom, Mediaset online newspaper, 13 November 2004
  4. ^ (Italian) Albano Carrisi: “Sì, sposo Loredana Lecciso” – Intervista e audio esclusivi, from Oggi (magazine), 30 July 2013
  5. ^ (Italian) Canale 8, article from Storia radio tv
  6. ^ (Italian) La Lecciso fuori dalla «Fattoria» «Ora voglio tornare dai miei figli», article from Corriere della Sera, 14 April 2004
  7. ^ (Italian) Al Bano, le gemelle Lecciso e il trash a reti unificate, article from Corriere della Sera, 24 November 2004
  8. ^ Si vive una volta sola, from discogs.com
  9. ^ (Italian) Lecciso "assalta" il mercato latino, article from TGCOM, 24 January 2006
  10. ^ (Italian) Lecciso ad Al Bano: «Me ne vado coi bimbi», article from Corriere della Sera, 12 October 2005
  11. ^ (Italian) Loredana Lecciso lascia Albano in diretta dall'Isola dei famosi, article from la Repubblica, 13 ottober 2005
  12. ^ (Italian) Lory Lecciso sbarca sullIsola': "Vado... e non so nemmeno nuotare", article from Adnkronos, 10 November 2010
  13. ^ (Italian) Musica: Loredana Lecciso si lancia in una cover di Iglesias , article from Agenzia Nazionale Stampa Associata, from the website Ticinonline, 22 May 2009

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