Carla Bruni

Sarkozy's Wife + Model + Singer
Born Dec 23, 1967

Carla Bruni, now known by her name of use Carla Bruni-Sarkozy is an Italian-French singer, songwriter and former model. She married the then President of the French Republic Nicolas Sarkozy in February 2008.

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    Huffington Post - Jan 21, 2014
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    Business Insider - Jan 10, 2014
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    Carla Bruni's Sister, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Appears Alongside Model In Elle (Photo)
    Huffington Post - Oct 31, 2013
  • Tres Brooklyn: Jean Paul Gaultier At The Brooklyn Museum And Tres Chic: Grace Kelly Celebrated
    Huffington Post - Oct 30, 2013


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Carla Bruni.


1967 Birth Born on December 23, 1967.
1975 7 Years Old The family moved to France in 1975, purportedly to escape the threat of kidnapping by the Red Brigades, a Communist terrorist group active in Italy in the 1970s and 1980s. … Read More


1987 19 Years Old Bruni signed with City Models in 1987, aged 19. … Read More


1997 29 Years Old In 1997, Bruni quit the world of fashion to devote herself to music.


1999 - 2002 2 More Events
2004 36 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2004 Carla Bruni won an EBBA Award. … Read More
2005 37 Years Old In 2005, she wrote the lyrics for ten out of twelve songs for Louis Bertignac's new album Longtemps, and performed two duets with him on the album, Les Frôleuses and Sans toi.
2006 38 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2006, Bruni recorded "Those Little Things", an English-language translation of the Serge Gainsbourg song "Ces petits riens" for the tribute album Monsieur Gainsbourg Revisited.
Her second album, No Promises containing poems by William Butler Yeats, Emily Dickinson, W. H. Auden, Dorothy Parker, Walter de la Mare, and Christina Rossetti, set to music, was released in January 2007. … Read More


Following her marriage to Sarkozy, in February 2008, Bruni continued accompanying him on state visits, including to the United Kingdom in March 2008, which created a sensation in the international press and for the public in both Britain and France. … Read More
Bruni sang for Nelson Mandela's 91st birthday on 18 July 2009 at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. … Read More
In January 2010, her song "L'amoureuse" was featured in an episode of NBC's Chuck, "Chuck vs. First Class".
2011 43 Years Old 1 More Event
The film, Midnight in Paris, was released in 2011; Bruni appeared as a guide at the Musée Rodin, who discusses sculptor Auguste Rodin with the leading characters.
2013 45 Years Old In April 2013 Bruni's fourth album Little French Songs was released.
2014 46 Years Old On the 28 April 2014 episode of the Ellen DeGeneres Show, she confirmed that she still holds Italian citizenship.
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