Asia Argento is a very renowned Italian actress, model, filmmaker, and writer. She has appeared in many European films and has garnered a lot of praise for her character, Yelena in the American Spy thriller movie xXx. The daughter of the famous filmmaker, Mr. Dario Argento, is a well-known name in the world of Italian Cinema. She has also been featured in her father’s movies as well as also achieved success in mainstream cinema.
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Early Life Of Asia Argento
When she was born to Mr. Dario Argento and Daria Nicolodi, she was named Asia earlier but the city registry office in Rome did not approve this name as an appropriate name and officially gave her the name Aria. But she preferred to retain her original name Asia in her film career but it was pronounced differently.
It has been believed that as a child, she could not live her childhood fully because of her loneliness and depression. She ran away from home at the age of 14. When she was a child, she used to listen to her father’s horror movie scripts as well as bedtime stories. When she was eight years old, she also got a chance to publish a book of poems about herself.
|Full Name||Asia Maria Vittoria Rossa Argento|
|Profession||Actress, Director, Writer, Model|
|Date of Birth and Age||20th September 1975 (46 years old as per 2022)|
|Place of Birth||Rome, Italy|
|Known for the character||Yelena|
|Body Type or Physique||Hourglass|
|Height||5 feet and 6 inches I.e. 1.67 m|
|Weight||55 kg I.e. 121lbs|
|Waist Size||26 inches|
|Hip Size||35 inches|
|Dress Size||6 (US)|
|Net Worth||USD $1 Million approximately|
Professional Life Of Asia Argento
At the age of nine, she started acting in movies by bagging a small role in a film by Sergio Citi. At the age of sixteen, she got a chance to act in her father’s film named ‘Trauma’. She also acted in the movie “Perdiamoci di vista” for which she was awarded the academy award of Italy. She has acted in numerous movies like Compagna di Viaggio which gained her a Grolla d’Or award, for the movies B.Monkey and New Rose Hotel in the year 1998. She also acted in the movie “Charlotte de Sauve La Reine Margot” in 1994.
She has also been a director of short movies like Prospettive and A Ritroso in the year 1994. Similarly, she also directed a documentary on her father’s life in the year 1996 along with the movie Abel Ferrara in the year 1998. In the year 2000, for the first time, she turned into a writer for a fiction feature movie named Scarlet Diva which was co-produced by her father.
Asia Argento – Family And Partner
Asia Argento’s mother and father’s name is Daria Nalcodi and Dario Argento, respectively. Her sister’s name is Anna Ceroli. She was also involved in a romantic relationship with Marco Castoldi, Michael Civetta, and Anthony Bourdain. Aisa is Divorced from Michele Civetta ( M. 2008) (D. 2013). She has 2 children; Nicola Giovanni Civetta is the name of her son and Anna Lou Castoldi is the name of her daughter.
Social Media Life Of Asia Argento
Asia Argento has also remained too vocal on various social media platforms such as Instagram and Twitter. At present, she has around 672K followers on Instagram.
Asia Argento – Rumors And Controversies
Controversies, rumors, and scandals are a part and parcel of lives. In October 2017, she alleged that she was sexually assaulted by Harvey Weinstein in the 1990s. There was also a scene in the movie Scarlet Diva where a film executive accosted her character by which was also a reference to Weinstein. In the year 2021, in January, She again alleged filmmaker Rob Cohen of drugging her with gamma-Hydroxybutyric acid as well as raping her at the time of the filming of xXx. But later one of the representatives of Rob Cohen refuted such allegations to be true.
Even she was alleged that she has sexually assaulted actor Jimmy Bennet in 2018. This news was believed to be from 2013 when Bennet was 17 years old. Previously in the year 2004, Bennet also played the role of her son in the movie “The Heart is Deceitful Above All Things”. However, later on all such allegations were refuted by Asia Argento. This news was even published in the New York Times.
● We all want to know the personal details about our favorite stars and we also want to know about their likes and dislikes too. Celebrities are human too and they also have their personal life. Similarly, Asia Argento also has a hobby of her own. She loves shopping and traveling.
● Along with that her favorite actor is Johnny Depp and her favorite actress is Jennifer Aniston. She is a huge lover of seafood.
● As she has mentioned that she loves traveling and we can also find that her favorite destination is London. She also loves pink.
● Her favorite shows on TV are X Factor (Italy), Les Miserables, Sangue Caldo, Rodolfo Valentino, La Leggenda, and Forte Forte Forte. She also loves the movie Scarlet Diva.
In the year 2012, Asia Argento was also mentioned in the retrospective Argento: II Cineme Nel Sangue at the Museum of Arts and Design in the city of New York. It celebrated the influence as well as the contribution of the Argento family in the history of acting and filmmaking across the world. The contribution of Italian movies was highlighted. Around 10 national and international level awards have been awarded to her.
Net Worth Of Asia Argento
Being a very popular actress, director, filmmaker, producer, singer, and model in the Italian Film fraternity, it has been estimated that her net worth is around $1 million and it can be even more than that because she has been an avid actor since she was around 9 years old.