Who is Virginia Raffaele? The famous Italian imitator and radio presenter, known for her parodies of Belen Rodriguez, Sabrina Ferilli and Ornella Vanoni among others
Let's find out more about the beautiful and talented imitator, Virginia Raffaele, which managed to make space in the Italian show business thanks to its parodies.
Who is Virginia Raffaele
Born a Rome, 27 September 1980. After graduating in 1999 from the European Theater Academy of the International Integrated Theater and having studied classical and modern dance at the National Academy of Dance, she debuted in 2000s in theater together with Danilo De Santis and Francesca Milani, with whom he creates the comic trio Two whole and one reduced. Always in the theater he also takes part in numerous works together with Lillo & Greg.
He arrived on TV in those years, with Bla Bla Bla on Rai 2, Lillo and Greg – The movie !, Those that football and Never say Big Brother 2009, and in radio with 610 – SEIUNOZERO on Radio 2 e Fur and counter-hair on Radio Kiss Kiss. He also participates in numerous fictions, such as Incantesimo, Marshal Rocca and Carabinieri.
In 2009 he joined the cast of Never say Big Brother Show successfully interpreting various parodies of characters, while from September 2010 he joined the cast of Those that football as an imitator. In 2012 and 2013 he participates in the finals of Friends as a comedian, imitating Belén Rodríguez.
In 2016 she is co-host of the 66th Festival of Sanremo, together with Carlo Conti, Gabriel Garko and Madalina Ghenea. During the Festival it imitates Sabrina Ferilli, Carla Fracci, Donatella Versace and Belén Rodríguez.
From May 18, 2017, her first TV show hosted and conceived by herself, airing on Rai 2, will be broadcast Let's do that I was, while in 2019 leads again the Sanremo Festival alongside Claudio Baglioni and Claudio Bisio.
Private life and curiosity
The only known report by Virginia Raffaele is the one she had with her colleague Ubaldo Pantani, with which it was for five years. After the breakup, Virginia confessed, during an interview with Vanity Fair, to miss Pantani's daughter.
In a recent interview for The newspaper, the Raffaele confided to be still single and he admitted that finding a man to stand by, especially if he does the same job, is a difficult task.