Raoul Bova is an Italian actor who first achieved fame by playing Nino Di Venanzio in the 1995 Italian crime-action film Palermo-Milan One Way, directed by Claudio Fragasso. He played Sebastian De Rosa in the 2004 film Alien vs. Predator. His other notable film appearances include: Viva l’Italia, All Roads Lead to Rome, Buongiorno papà, Unique Brothers, Do You See Me?, Ever Been to the Moon?, and The Choice. His television credits include Karol: A Man Who Became Pope, What About Brian, The Company, I Cesaroni, Intelligence – Servizi & segreti, and Medici: Masters of Florence. He also provided a voice for the 1999 movie Hercules. Born on August 14, 1971 in Rome, Lazio, Italy, to parents Rosa and Giuseppe Bova, he is of Arbëreshë descent. He has two sisters: Tiziana and Daniela. He studied at the Italian Institute of Physical Education and joined the Italian army when he was 21. He married Melanie Lynn Cates in 1995, and the couple had three children before getting separated in 2013. He later started dating actress Rocio Muñoz, with whom he has a daughter named Luna.
Raoul Bova Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 14 August 1971
Birth Place: Rome, Italy
Birth Name: Raoul Bova
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Race/Ethnicity: White (Arbëreshë)
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Blue
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Raoul Bova Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 170 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 77 kg
Height in Feet: 6′ 0″
Height in Meters: 1.83 m
Body Build/Type: Athletic
Shoe Size: N/A
Raoul Bova Family Details:
Father: Giuseppe Bova
Mother: Rosa Bova
Spouse/Wife: Chiara Giordano (m. 2000–2013)
Children: Sophia Bova, Luna Bova, Alessandro Leon Bova, Francesco Bova
Siblings: Daniela Bova (Sister), Tiziana Bova (Sister)
Partner: Rocío Muñoz (2013)
Raoul Bova Education:
Beatrice Bracco Acting School
Italian Institute of Physical Education
Raoul Bova Facts:
*He was born on August 14, 1971 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.
*His mother is an housewife and his father is an employee of Alitalia Airlines.
*He was named Raoul after his great grandfather.
*He became a local champion in the 100 meter backstroke at the age of 16.
*He was a swimming champion with S.S. Lazio team of Rome.
*He was nominated Goodwill Ambassador of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in October 2010.
*He is good friends with designer Giorgio Armani, Italian politician Emma Bonino, actors George Clooney, Alessandro Gassman and Maria-Grazia Cucinotta.
*He loves to collect Bonzai trees.
*His favorite writers are Luis Sepúlveda and Paulo Coelho.
*His favorite singers are Pino Daniele, Jovanotti and Laura Pausini.
*His favorite actors are Robert De Niro, Dustin Hoffman, Al Pacino, Daniel Day-Lewis, Brad Pitt, Edward Norton, Paul Newman and Catherine Zeta-Jones.
*He has two dogs: Ofelia and Jackie.
*Follow him on Facebook and Instagram.