Born in Slatina in 1988, Madalina Ghenea studied as a ballet dancer from an early age. Beautiful and talented, in 2016 she was chosen to act as co-presenter together with Carlo Conti of the Sanremo Festival.
Career as a model
After starting his modeling career at 15, he moved to Milan to follow the fashion shows of the designer Gattinotti. He then participated in fashion shows in Romania, Italy, Germany, Japan, Austria, Spain, France and South Africa, also appearing in numerous advertisements including Peroni and New Yorker.
After being selected for the international Peroni calendar along with two other models from an agency, Ghenea appeared on video for the first time in the video of the song The time between us, for Eros Ramazzotti's album The New Best.
After numerous appearances on television, among all we remember the performance in Dancing with the stars alongside Simone Di Pasquale, from 2011 was the image of the telephone company TRE, appearing in a commercial of the same alongside Raoul Bova.
The film debut took place in 2011, when he played the role of Irina in the comedy The usual idiots, directed by Enrico Lando.
Directed by Alessandro Gassman in his directorial debut Razzabastarda, in 2013 alongside Jude Law and Richard E. Grant in the black comedy Dom Hemingway directed by Richard Shepard.
Beautiful and almost ethereal, it will be the disturbing presence of Miss Universe Youth of Oscar winner Paolo Sorrentino. Here, the young Madalina shows herself without a veil in a scene that is both tragic and erotic.
In 2016 in the cast of Zoolander 2 alongside Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson and an eccentric Penelope Cruz. In the same year he will be the co-star in the film Smitten!, directorial debut of Barry Morrow, Oscar winner for the screenplay of Rain man – The rain man.
After a brief relationship with the actor Leonardo DiCaprio, Madalina made a steady pair with Gerard Butler, known in Dubai during the promotion of a new razor for the Super Max brand. Later he had an affair with the Irish actor Michael Fassbender, known during the Toronto International Film Festival in September 2013, finished in January 2014.