Asia Argento - Bio, Net Worth, Age, Husband, Family, Height, Awards

Asia Argento

Facts About Asia Argento

Celebrated Name Asia Argento
Nick Name Asia Argento
Birth Name Asia Argento
Gender Female
Profession Actress
Net Worth $15 million USD
Parents Dario Argento and Daria Nicolodi
Children 2 - Anna and Nicola Giovanni Civetta
Husband Michele Civetta (ex-husband) and Marco Castoldi (ex-boyfriend)
Weight 60 Kg
Height 5 feet 6 inches
Home Town Rome, Italy
Ethnicity Mixed
Nationality Italian
Place Of Birth Rome, Italy
Birth Nation Italy
Body Measurement 35-23-31 in
Bra Cup Size 40B
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Hazel
Shoe Size 9 US
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Entertainment Industry
Siblings Fiore Argento and Anna Ceroli
Religion Christian
Horoscope Virgo
Links Wikipedia Instagram

Asia Argento is an Italian actress, model, writer, and filmmaker. Being the daughter of filmmaker Dario Argento, she has had roles in several of her father's features and achieved mainstream success with appearances in XXX (2002), Land of the Dead (2005), and Marie Antoinette (2006). Her other notable acting credits include Queen Margot (1994), Let's Not Keep in Touch (1994), Traveling Companion (1996), Last Days (2005), and Islands (2011). Her directorial credits include The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things (2004) and Misunderstood (2014).

Moreover, she is the recipient of several accolades, including two David di Donatello awards for Best Actress and three Italian Golden Globes.  

What is Asia Argento Known For?

  • Asia Argento is an actress, singer, and director
  • She is known for her work in films such as Perdiamoci di vista (1994), Traveling Companion (1996), XXX (2002), Land of the Dead (2005), and Marie Antoinette (2006). 

Where is Asia Argento From?

Asia Argento was born on September 20, 1975. She is from Rome, Italy. Her birth name is Aria Maria Vittoria Rossa Argento. Her father, Dario Argento is a film director, producer, and screenwriter whereas her mother, Daria Nicolodi is an actress and screenwriter. Her mum passed away on 26th November 2020.

She has two siblings namely, Fiore Argento (Older Half-Sister) (Actress, Costume Designer), and Anna Ceroli (Older Half-Sister) (d. September 29, 1994). She holds Italian nationality and mixed (Italian- Ashkenazi Jewish) ethnicity. One of her great-grandmothers was a French pianist of Jewish origin. Her birth sign is Virgo.

When Argento was born, the city registry office in Rome refused to acknowledge "Asia" as an appropriate name, and instead officially inscribed her name as "Aria" (a name accepted by the city registry). She went by the name Asia, which she later used professionally. She has said that as a child she was lonely and depressed, owing in part to her parents' work.

At age eight, Argento published a book of poems. At the age of 14, she ran away from home. In an interview with Filmmaker magazine, she stated that, at one time, "I was sick for a while; I was agoraphobic. I was afraid to go out of my apartment for a long time, I could only go out to work." Her present age is 47 as of 2022. 

How did Asia Argento start her career?

  • Asia Argento began her acting career at the age of nine when she was cast in a minor role in a movie by Sergio Citti. 
  • At the age of 16 in 1993, she starred in her father’s film "Trauma".
  • In 1994, she appeared in the Italian comedy "Perdiamoci di vista" and in the French film "La Reine Margot". 
  • She made two short films namely "A ritroso" and "Prospettive" (both 1994).
  • In 1996, she acted in the drama film "Compagna di Viaggio".
  • Also, she appeared in English-language movies, such as B. Monkey and New Rose Hotel (both 1998).
  • She has written a number of stories for magazines such as Dynamo and L'Espresso, while her first novel, titled I Love You Kirk, was published in Italy in 1999. She has also modeled for the denim jeans brand Miss Sixty.
  • In 2000, she wrote and directed her first fiction feature flick titled "Scarlet Diva".
  • In 2002, she achieved wider recognition with her portrayal of the undercover spy Yelena in the American action movie "XXX" alongside Vin Diesel.
  • She next directed her second feature film titled "The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things" in 2004. In 2007, she starred in the period drama "The Last Mistress". 
  • She dubbed the Italian version of the video game "Mirror's Edge" in the role of the runner Faith Connors, from 2008 to 2009.
  • She then became a part of the project "Femina". 
  • In May 2013, she released her debut album, "Total Entropy".
  • In 2014, Argento played a supporting role in the British film "Shongram". In the same year, she directed her third feature film, titled "Misunderstood". 
  • After that, she appeared in Shadow (2017), Alien Crystal Palace (2018), Agony (2020), Sans soleil (2021), Dark Glasses (2022), and Padre Pio (2022). 
  • She published her autobiography, Anatomy of a wild heart, in 2021.

Asia Argento Awards and Achievements

  • 1988, Giffoni Film Festival, Best Actress
  • 1989, Best Actress (Migliore Attrice), Golden Goblets, Italy
  • 1994, Best Actress (Migliore Attrice Protagonista), David di Donatello Awards
  • 1994, Best Actress, Flaiano International Prizes
  • 1994, Best Actress (Migliore Attrice Protagonista), Golden Ciak Awards
  • 1996, Best Actress (Migliore Attrice Protagonista), Golden Ciak Awards
  • 1996, Best Actress (Migliore Attrice), Golden Goblets, Italy
  • 1997, Best Actress (Migliore Attrice Protagonista), David di Donatello Awards
  • 2001, Best New Director, Williamsburg Brooklyn Film Festival
  • 2003, Best Actress, Melbourne Underground Film Festival 

What is Asia Argento's Net Worth?

Asia Argento is a successful actress who has appeared in many movies and TV series to date. As of 2022, the net worth of Asia is estimated to have $15 Million as per sources whereas her exact salary is still to get disclosed yet but there is no doubt in the mind of her followers that she is getting a considerable amount of salary from her present work.

Her main source of wealth comes from the entertainment industry and she is living a lavish lifestyle from her earnings at present. She owes her fortune to smart stock investments and substantial property holdings. She had been featured in a TV commercial for Renault Max automobiles (2000). 

Who is Asia Argento's Husband?

Asia Argento was a married man. At present, she is assumed to be single as there is no news about her affairs or relationship with anyone. She does not have a boyfriend at the time of writing. She is enjoying her single life happily. Her sexual orientation is straight. 

Asia Argento and her ex-husband, Michele Civetta

Previously, she was in a relationship with musician Marco Castoldi (2000-2006). The couple has a daughter named Anna Lou (b. June 20, 2001). After breaking up with Castoldi, she started dating Italian film director and multi-media artist Michele Civetta in June 2007 and they got engaged in April 2008. They got married on August 27, 2008, in a ceremony in Arezzo, Tuscany, Italy. They have a son together named Nicola Giovanni Civetta (b. 2008). They eventually parted ways in 2013.

Next, she dated popular celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain. He died of an apparent suicide on 8 June 2018. Bourdain became outspoken alongside Argento during her allegations against Harvey Weinstein, and the time after those events. Bourdain's relationship with Argento is noted as a contributing factor to his suicide in 2018. 

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How tall is Asia Argento?

Asia Argento is a beautiful actress who has a height of 5 feet 6 inches and her body weight consist of 60Kg. Her body measurement is 35-23-31 inches and her bra size is 40B. Her hair color is dark brown and her eyes color is hazel. She often tends to dye her hair blonde or light brown. She wears a shoe size of 9 (US). She has a slim body type. She has elaborate tattoos on her upper chest, both arms, both thighs, and back. 

Trivias About Asia Argento You Need To Know.

  • Virgo is her zodiac sign.
  • She had published a book of poems when she was just 8 years old.
  • She had run away from home at the age of 14 due to her anxiety issues.
  • Her father is Dario Argento, an Italian filmmaker known for his work in the Italian giallo genre and for his influence on modern horror and slasher movies.

Frequently Asked Questions About Asia Argento.

What is the net worth of Asia Argento?

The net worth of Asia Argento is $15 million USD.

Where was Asia Argento born?

Asia Argento was born in Rome, Italy.

What is the color of Asia Argento's hair?

Asia Argento hair color is Dark Brown.

What is the color of Asia Argento's eye?

Asia Argento eye color is Hazel.