Mădălina Diana Ghenea

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Mădălina Diana Ghenea
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Born Mădălina Diana Ghenea
8 August 1987 (1987-08-08) (age 28)
Slatina, Romania
Residence Milan, Italy
Nationality Romanian
Education National College "Ion Minulescu"
Occupation Actress, Model
Height 1.8 m (5 ft 11 in)
Partner(s) Leonardo DiCaprio[1]
Gerard Butler[2]
Michael Fassbender[3]
Website madalinagheneaofficial.com

Mădălina Diana Ghenea (Romanian pronunciation: [mədəˈlina diˈana ˈɡene̯a]; born 8 August 1988) is a Romanian actress and model.[4]


Ghenea started her career in modelling when she was 15 years old, and started presenting for the designer Gattinoni in Milan, Italy. She has participated in fashion shows in Romania, Italy, Germany, Japan, Austria, Spain, France and South Africa. She has appeared in several advertisements including Peroni, New Yorker and Quelle.[5]

After being selected for the international calendar along with two other models from MRA agency, Catrinel Menghia and Carmen Prodan, Ghenea appeared in a video for Eros Ramazzotti's album "The New Best" of Eros Ramazzotti – Il tempo tra di noi". Ghenea has attracted the Romanian media's attention with the release of "Il tempo tra di noi" video song, where she appeared as the girlfriend of the singer.[6]

In 2010, Ghenea appeared on the television programme Ballando con le stelle, her partner becoming Simone Di Pasquale. Since 2011, she has been the image of TRE-Italy mobile company, and has appeared in a commercial with Raoul Bova. Also in the same year she became the image of dance clothing DEHA and vintage racing cars Mille Miglia.

In 2011, she made her debut actress in the role of Irina, in the Italian film I soliti idioti and in 2013 she appeared in Dom Hemingway alongside Jude Law.[4] In 2015, she appeared as Miss Universe in Paolo Sorrentino's drama film Youth. She co-hosted and supported Carlo Conti for the 2016 edition of Sanremo Music Festival.[7][8]

Personal life[edit]

Ghenea is fluent in Romanian, Italian and English.[9]

She has joined the organisation "Artists for Peace and Justice" for Haiti relief. In Romania she donated money for the renovation of the Maternity section of the main hospital in her hometown Slatina.[10][11]

Political views[edit]

Ghenea stated on Instagram: "Ceausescu was leading a regime, but everyone had something to eat and there wasn't, like now, the abyss between poor and rich".[12][13]



Year Title Genre Role Notes
2011 I soliti idioti: Il film Comedy Smutandissima
2012 The Mongrel Drama Dorina
2013 Dom Hemingway Comedy, crime, drama Paolina
2015 Youth Drama Miss Universe
2016 Zoolander 2 Comedy Exotic woman
2016 Smitten! Comedy Post-production




  1. ^ "Leonardo di Caprio îşi aniversează ziua de naştere alături de iubita sa, Mădălina Ghenea". Antena 3. 11 November 2011. 
  2. ^ Antonella Rossi (10 February 2016). "Madalina Ghenea, tutto quello che forse non sapete di lei". Vanity Fair (in Italian). 
  3. ^ Lily Harrison (16 January 2014). "Michael Fassbender Reportedly Dating Gerard Butler's Ex-Girlfriend Madalina Ghenea". E!. 
  4. ^ a b "Madalina Ghenea | Official Website". Madalinagheneaofficial.com (in (Italian)). Retrieved 2016-07-07. 
  5. ^ "Luxury Adventure - Lust for Life: Madalina Diana Ghenea - una dintre cele mai frumoase femei din lume!". Ioanabudeanu.com. 1988-08-08. Retrieved 2016-07-07. 
  6. ^ "Madalina Diana Ghenea : Biography". IMDb.com. Retrieved 2016-07-07. 
  7. ^ "Madalina Ghenea a facut senzatie la festivalul de muzica de la Sanremo. Ce a spus pe scena despre copilaria ei din Romania". Stirile Pro TV. 10 February 2016. 
  8. ^ "Mădălina Ghenea, ravisantă la Sanremo. Un atu? Coafura retro". Libertatea. 10 February 2016. 
  9. ^ http://www.famouswhy.ro. "Madalina Ghenea Biografie, Poze, Imagini, Videoclipuri, Filmulete - FamousWhy.ro". Biografii.famouswhy.ro. Retrieved 2016-07-07. 
  10. ^ "Mădălina Ghenea vrea să doteze Maternitatea din Slatina cu". Rtv.net. Retrieved 2016-07-07. 
  11. ^ "Madalina Diana Ghenea : Biography". IMDb.com. Retrieved 2016-07-07. 
  12. ^ "Instagram". Instagram. 2015-12-30. Retrieved 2016-07-07. 
  13. ^ "Mădălina Ghenea, declaraţie scandaloasă despre Ceauşescu: "A condus un regim comunist, dar.."". Realitatea.net. Retrieved 2016-07-07.