Luca Marinelli

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Actor (1984)
Sun Jan 17 2021
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Quick Timeline Of Luca Marinelli

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Wife : Alissa Jung
Luca Marinelli Married To Alissa Jung

Luca Marinelli one of the well-known Italian actors. He received international acclaim for appearing in movies like Don't Be Bad, They Call Me Jeeg, Martin Eden, and The Old Guard. Marinelli is the recipient of several prestigious awards including the Pasinetti Award, Volpi Cup, Nastro d'Argento, etc among others.

Luca Marinelli was born on October 22, 1984, in Rome, Italy. His father, Eugenio Marinelli is an actor, voice actor, and dubbing director. There is not much information about Luca's mother. He has two sisters, Giorgia (voice actress) and Francesca Marinelli. Luca graduated from the Silvio D'Amico National Academy of Dramatic Art in 2009.

Luca Marinelli's Wife is a German Actress

In the 2012 Italian-German tv movie, Mary of Nazareth (Maria de Nazareth), Alissa Jung played Mary of Nazareth, while Luca played Joseph. They first met on the set and who knew the on-screen husband and wife would be real-life couples. Meanwhile, it is not known when Luca tied his wedding knot with Alissa.

Luca Marinelli is married to German actress, Alissa Jung.
Image: Luca Marinelli and his wife, Alissa Jung have been together since 2012.
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Well, Marinelli has been living together with the German actress since 2012. However, the couple mostly lived away from the spotlight and gossip newspapers. Besides, their first public appearance as a couple was at the 76th Venice International Film Festival in 2019.

It has been eight years since Marinelli and his wife, Jung have been together. The pair lives in Berlin and has yet to welcome a child. Do you know besides being an actress Alissa is a physician?

Alissa Jung is the chairwoman of Pen Paper Peace Association.
Image: Alissa and her husband, Luca actively works for philanthropic causes.
Source: Instagram@alissa_jung_

Luca and Alissa are active on social works. Jung has been serving as the chairwoman of the Pen Paper Peace association since 2011. The organization aims to raise awareness of social responsibility in young Europeans and provides free education for young people.

Know about Alissa Jung

The 39-year-old, Alissa Jung is a German actress who began her career in theater. After being discovered at 16 during a theatrical performance, Jung debuted in a German soap opera, In aller Freundschaft.

Alissa has appeared in several film and television productions. She gained international recognition after appearing in Mary of Nazareth and the 2016 movie, Open my Eyes.

Alissa Jung.
Image: German actress, Alissa Jung has appeared in numerous tv shows and movies.
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Before marrying Marinelli, Alissa lived with her longtime partner tv host, Jan Hahn until they split in 2006. They shared two children, Lenius and Julina.

Luca Marinelli Net Worth

Marinelli has an estimated net worth of $5 million as of 2021. One of the versatile actors, Luca has appeared in successful films and tv shows. Further, he earns a hefty sum of money from his acting career. Meanwhile, his wife, Alissa has a net worth of $4 million.

Here, take a look at some of his movies' box-office collections.

YearMoviesBox-Office Collection
2013The Great Beauty$24.16 million
2015They Call Me Jeeg$7.2 million
2019Martin Eden$2.9 million

Marinelli's acting career dates back to 2006 when he began playing dramas in the theater. His breakout performance came with his debut movie The Solitude of Prime Numbers in 2010. Since then the actor has established himself as a talented artist. His popularity is rising in the U.S. and other countries as well. Luca isn't active on Instagram.

Luca Marinelli Excellent Performances

The actor has given Oscar-worthy performances in some of his career's best movies. Take Martin Eden for example where Luca plays the titular character. For his role, he won the Volpi Cup for Best Actor Award at the 76th Venice International Film Festival.

Marinelli's Oscar-worthy performance in the 2019 movie, Martin Eden!

In 2020, Marinelli played Nicolo di Genova in the Netflix American superhero film, The Old Guard. In the movie, he appeared alongside Charlize Theron, Kiki Layne, Micheal Ward, among others. Likewise, he appeared as Primo in the 2018 tv series, Trust.

Luca will appear as Diabolik in the upcoming Italian action crime movie, Diabolik. The film's release date was postponed due to the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in Italy. It was originally set to be released on December 31, 2020.

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