Following on the heels of our article about the 10 hottest Italian men that are breaking the internet, we decided to pay homage to the hot Italian women as well.

They say “beauty is in the eye of the beholder”, but there is no denying that ladies such as screen star Sophia Loren is amongst the A-list of beautiful Italian women.

People, start your engines and read our article about the top 10 hottest Italian women on the net!

Anita Pallenberg

Anita likes to have her finger in many different Timpanos. Not only is she part of the sisterhood of gorgeous Italian women, but she is also very creative too!

She has business dealings as an actress, designer, and model. She used to be intimate with one of the band Rolling Stones’ founders, Mr. Brian Jones. True to her nature, the relationship didn’t last, and now she is cozying it up with base guitarist Keith Richards. Wowzer!

Claudia Romani

Claudia Romani, one of the Hottest Italian Women - The Proud Italian
Claudia Romani in Miami. Author: HaithamEssam, source: own work

This hot Italian girl is part-model, part-beauty queen. She is very popular amongst fashion magazines, and her breezy personality attracts many fans from across the globe.

Currently, this brunette beauty has 1.3 million followers on Instagram!

Elisabetta Canalis

She started her long career by acting in a line up of Italian films. She has a devil-may-care-go-getter-personality that makes her the envy of many.

Canalis has even tried her hand at dancing and participated in the Dancing with the Superstars fame.

Federica Ridolfi

This gorgeous Italian female specimen started her ballet career at just 17 years of age. Since then, she has graced the TV screens in Italy as a co-presenter in many shows.

She is still very much active in the modeling hemisphere today.

Isabella Rossellini

Isabella Rossellini and Anthony Hopkins - The Proud Italian
Isabella Rossellini and Anthony Hopkins on location at Tempelhof Airport in Berlin to shoot some scenes for the movie “The Innocent”. Author: Towpilot, source: own work

With famous parents Ingrid Berman and Roberto Rossellini, it is only natural that Isabella was the ultimate creation when it comes to being one of the most beautiful Italian women.

She enjoyed an illustrious career in the Italian modeling scene and also starred in a few movies, such as Death Becomes Her.

Melissa Satta

This Sardinian born beauty entered the modeling scene at the tender age of 16. She continued being a successful runway dweller for many years in Milan and then dabbled in TV and films next.

With her beautiful features, warm personality, and legs for days, it is no wonder that she was the ultimate Italian woman stereotype to date. So much so, she caught the attention of AC Milan soccer legend Kevin Boateng!

Monica Bellucci

Monica Bellucci, one of the hottest Italian women - The Proud Italian
Monica Bellucci by Eric Nehr. Author: Eric Nehr, source: own work

Monica is no stranger to both the modeling and the movie world. She ranks high on the A-list of stars who have enjoyed walking the runway, like many other Italian models for luxury brands such as Dior and Dolce & Gabbana.

She can be seen in movies such as The Matrix Franchise and The Brothers Grimm. She is even Italy’s own vampire in Dracula! This gorgeous Italian woman makes us go GRRRRRR!

Wanna learn how to dress like Monica? Read our article on a girl’s guide to Italian fashion!

Nicola Minetti

Both beauty and brains make Nicola a force to be reckoned with. She was first a runway star in the modeling field. She got close to Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi and subsequently became a regional councilor as a result thereof.

Raffaella Fico

This hot Italian woman gained overnight fame for her appearance in the Italian version of Big Brother. She has dated famous Serie A Football stars, such as Christiano Ronaldo. After this didn’t work out, she moved on to date and ultimately married Mario Balotelli – another soccer icon in Italy.

Do you love soccer? Then read our article here about the top ten highest-paid Italian Footballers in the Serie A-League.

Sophia Loren

Sophia Loren, one of the hottest Italian women - The Proud Italian

Sophia Loren during the recording of the film “The Fall of the Roman Empire”. Author: unknown, photo by Mondadori Portfolio via Getty Images, source

This actress is one of the most famous Italian women to have graced the big screen. Loren’s career kicked off in the 60s, and she was the first female recipient of an Academy Award for a foreign film.

Thanks to her curvy body, she is still considered to be one of the sexiest Italian women in history. Naturally, this is the reason she is on our listicle as well! (wink-wink).

The Final Say

After this informative article, we are sure that the eye-candy will convince you that hot Italian women are to Italy what Robin is to Batman, or is it the other way around?