Raoul Bova

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Raoul Bova
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Born Raoul Bova
(1971-08-14) 14 August 1971 (age 45)
Rome, Italy
Occupation Actor
Years active 1984–present

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


Bova was born in Rome to a father from Roccella Ionica in Calabria and a mother from Acerra in Campania. At the age of 16 Bova became a local champion in the 100 meter backstroke. At the age of 21 he joined the Italian Army and performed his military duty in the Bersaglieri (sharpshooters) corps. 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.

In March 2000, he married Chiara Giordano. They have three children, Alessandro Leon, Francesco and Sophia.[1] In 2013, Bova and Giordano separated.[2]

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



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