Swiss-Italian hostess, actress, model and singer.
Hunziker was born in Sorengo (Lugano), in the Italian-speaking part of Switzerland. After moving with her mother to Milan, she decided to become a model and was hired by Riccardo Gay, a renowned agent. Though they were classified as too heavy and short, she was known for labels like Armani, Rocco Barocco, La Perla, Colmar, Fuerte Ventura, Lovable and Swish. She has appeared in the musicals produced by Saverio Marconi The Sound of Music (the role of Maria von Trapp) and Cabaret (plays the role of Sally Bowles), both of which had great success in Italy.
She was married from 1998 to 2002 with the Italian singer Eros Ramazzotti and has therefore also the Italian nationality. They parted in 2002 and they have a daughter, Aurora Sophie (born December 5, 1996). Hunziker announced her engagement to Trussardi’s heiress Tomaso Trussardi in 2013 and together they have two daughters, Sole (born 9 Oct. 2013) and Celeste (born March 8, 2015)