Laetitia Casta

Laetitia Casta Biography

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Laetitia Casta was born in 1978 in Normandy, France and is one of the most successful French models and actresses of all time.

Laetitia’s modeling career began when photographer Frederic Cressaux discovered her while on a family holiday in Corsica, aged 15. From this moment Laetitia worked as a high profile model for some of the most reputable fashion houses in the industry from Yves Saint Laurent, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Chanel, Louis Vuitton and Givency to Roberto Cavailli and Vivienne Westwood.

As expected of any top model Laetitia has appeared on the cover of many fashion magazines including Cosmopolitan, Vogue, Rolling Stone, Elle and Glamour.

As well as becoming a respected model Laetitia is also an established actress, she was nominated for a Ceasar Award for her role in the film ‘Gainsbourg (A heroic life)’ and has also starred in films ‘Face’ and ‘Blue Bicycle’.

Laetitia is to this day a prominent figure in the fashion industry; she has worked as the L’Oreal Paris brand ambassador since 1998. Victoria’s Secret have also honored Laetitia by featuring her in their annual fashion show in ’97,’98,’99 and 2000. Laetitia was also shot by one of the most iconic fashion photographers of all time, Mario Testino for D&Gs Pour Femme campaign in 2012.

Laetitia has one daughter, Sahteens with French photographer, Stephane Sednaoui in 2001, the couple since split up and Leatitia is now engaged to Italian actor Stefano Accorsi and together they have two children, Orlando and Athena.

Laetitia Casta Biography

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Written by Roanna Price

Roanna Price, fascinated by the escapism, imagination and conversation that can be conjured in the glossy page of fashion writing. Journalism graduate in Liverpool Roanna is responsible for our Top Model Biographies section.

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