Laetitia Casta (full name Laetitia Maria Laure Casta) was born on May 11, 1978 in Pont-Audemer, France. She is a French supermodel.
Biography and Career :
She is the middle child to father Dominique and mother Line. Her childhood was spent in Normandy's countryside playing in the rivers and the woods with her older brother. Back then, she was such a tomboy that she was often mistaken for a little boy.
Nowadays, Laetitia Casta represents an ideal feminine beauty. Standing 5'7" with a curvy frame, she has little in common with typical models.
When she was fifteen, she was discovered while vacationing with her family on a beach in Corsica, also named "the island of beauty" in France.
She was making sand castles with her little sister when a photographer and model booke
r for 'Madison Models' agency approached her.
They handed her father a business card and an invitation to bring his daughter to Paris for some test shots. Suspicious at first, her parents eventually caved to Laetitia Casta's pleas.
Within weeks of her first shot, she was walking the runway for Jean-Paul Gaultier.
Having never worn make-up, she screamed when she caught her reflection in the mirror.
By the time she turned sixteen, Laetitia Casta had landed three magazine covers.
On a trip to Paris in 1994, Paul Marciano saw her photos and launched her career in the United States as a 'Guess Girl.'
In a short period of time Laetitia Casta became one of the most popular new models. Laetitia Casta ranked second in Maxim Magazine's "50 Most Beautiful Women" issue.
She made her big screen debut in a French film, Asterix et Obelix with co-star Gerard Depardieu.
She appeared in the controversial Chris Isaak video for "Baby Did a Bad, Bad Thing", shot by Herb Ritts.
A book of photographs and one new acting role, in a French TV movie "The blue cycle", begin at year 2000. For now, Laetitia Casta concentrates on her modeling career, hoping to one day marry and raise a large family.
Until she turned 21, Laetitia Casta lived at home with her parents. Now (2006) she shares an apartment in London with her older brother, Jean-Baptiste.
Since first being discovered, Laetitia Casta has worked her way into a net worth in the multi-million dollar range.
Why is Laetitia Casta famous?
Laetitia Casta is famous because she is a talented actress and model. She is a beautiful woman who made a lot of furors in the entire world. She is famous because appeared at many modeling presentations and in many movies near famous actors. She is a sexy French woman!
Why do we like Laetitia Casta?
We like Laetitia Casta because is a beautiful woman who made a great career like model an actress in the same time. We like her because is a normal woman with a happy and beautiful family. She is one of the most loved models from the entire world.
Name: Laetitia Maria Laure Casta
Born place: Port au de Mer, Corsica
Born date: May 11, 1978
Parents: The mother Line Blin and the father Dominique Casta
Brothers/Sisters: An older brother, Jean-Baptiste, and a younger sister, Marie-Ange
Eye color: Blue
Hair color: Brown
Height: 1.69 m (5 ft 6+1⁄2 in)
Weight: 125.4 lb (57 kg)
Spouse: No husband, engaged with Stefano Accorsi
Children: Sahteene born on October 19, 2001, Orlando born on September 21, 2006 and Athena born on August 29, 2009
Occupation: Model and actress
- Her favorite activities include painting, writing, rollerblading, going to the movies, go-carting with her brother and dancing to disco music.
- Proving not to be just a pretty face, she holds a brown belt in Judo.
- Height: 5'7''/170 cm.
- Je te mangerai (2006)
- "Luisa Sanfelice" (2004) (mini) TV Series
- Errance (2003)
- Rue des plaisirs (2002)
- Ames fortes, Les (2001)
- Gitano (2000)
- "Bicyclette bleue, La" (2000) (mini) TV Series
- Asterix et Obelix contre Cesar (1999).
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