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Luca Guadagnino Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Luca Guadagnino Quick Info
Height 6 ft
Weight 80 kg
Date of Birth August 10, 1971
Zodiac Sign Leo
Eye Color Hazel

Luca Guadagnino is a successful film director, producer, screenwriter, and an interior designer from Italy. He is known for creating films like The Protagonists, Melissa P, I Am Love, Padroni di casa, Antonia., A Bigger Splash, Call Me by Your Name, and Suspiria. He received several critical appreciations for his film Call Me by Your Name and a nomination for Academy Award for ‘Best Picture’, Nastro d’Argento for ‘Best Director’, and BAFTA Award for ‘Best Direction’.

Born Name

Luca Guadagnino

Nick Name


Luca Guadagnino as seen in February 2017
Luca Guadagnino as seen in February 2017 (Maximilian Bühn / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Palermo, Sicily, Italy


Crema, Cremona, Italy


Italian nationality


Luca Guadagnino graduated with a degree in Literature from the University of Palermo, Italy. He also studied History and Critics of Cinema at the Sapienza University of Rome and did a thesis on the American filmmaker, Jonathan Demme.


Film Director, Producer, Screenwriter, Interior Designer######


  • Father – He was a History and Italian Literature at a Technical School in Addis Ababa.
  • Siblings – He has 2 older siblings.


Luca Guadagnino is managed by William Morris Endeavor Entertainment, Talent and Literary Agency, Beverly Hills, California, United States.




6 ft or 183 cm


80 kg or 176 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Luca Guadagnino has dated –

  1. Ferdinando Cito Filomarino (2017) – In 2017, Luca was said to be in a relationship with Italian film director, Ferdinando Cito Filomarino. Ferdinando has often worked for him as the 2nd unit director. Luca has not shared much information about their relationship.
Luca Guadagnino (Left) and André Aciman at the Berlin Film Festival 2017
Luca Guadagnino (Left) and André Aciman at the Berlin Film Festival 2017 (Franz Richter / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Race / Ethnicity

Multiracial (White & Arabic)

He is of Sicilian and Algerian descent.

Hair Color

Salt and Pepper

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Receding hairline
  • Keeps a messy beard
  • Deep intense eyes
Luca Guadagnino posing for the camera
Luca Guadagnino posing for the camera (Hoppípolla – Surprise Box / Instagram)

Best Known For

  • His works in films such as The Protagonists (1999), Melissa P. (2005), I Am Love (2009), Padroni di casa (2012), A Bigger Splash (2015), Call Me by Your Name (2017), and Suspiria (2018)

First TV Show

In 2007, he made his first TV show appearance as a guest in the talk show, Trailers from Hell.

Personal Trainer

Luca Guadagnino has followed the following diet plan –

  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday – These 3 days are strictly focused on protein-rich diet. He starts with yogurt in the morning, prosciutto at midday, and chickpeas and prosciutto for the rest of the day and fish.
  • Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday – His breakfast consists of brown bread with honey and some fruit. His next meal is a small portion of pasta and vegetables and some fruit, and then he eats fish.
  • Sunday – He eats whatever he likes on Sunday.

Luca Guadagnino Favorite Things

  • Restaurant In Italy – Reale by Niko and Cristiana Romito in Casadonna
Source – Fine Dining Lovers
Luca Guadagnino smiling in a picture
Luca Guadagnino smiling in a picture (Luca Guadagnino / Instagram)

Luca Guadagnino Facts

  1. Parts of his childhood were spent in Ethiopia.
  2. In 1977, his family moved back to Italy.
  3. He can speak in Italian, English, and French.
  4. He has worked on numerous projects with actress Tilda Swinton, Italian film editor Walter Fasano, and French cinematographer Yorick Le Saux.
  5. In 2012, he created a creative agency and production company called Frenesy.
  6. He has also worked with the Italian fashion house, Fendi.
  7. In 2010, at the 67th Venice International Film Festival, he performed duties as one of the members of the ‘Official Competition’ jury.
  8. He received several nominations for the film Call Me by Your Name (2017) including the Academy Award for ‘Best Picture’, Nastro d’Argento for ‘Best Director’, and BAFTA Award for Best Direction.
  9. His work as a writer includes Here (2012), Chronology (2010), I Am Love (2009), Melissa P. (2005), Cuoco contadino (2004), Au revoir (2001), The Protagonists (1999), and others.
  10. His production work includes Suspiria (2018), Call Me by Your Name (2017), Ombre dal fondo (2016), A Bigger Splash (2015), A Rose Reborn (2014), Adele’s Dream (2013), Walking Stories (2013), Bertolucci on Bertolucci (2013), The Landlords (2012), Diarchy (2010), I Am Love (2009), and Delfinasia (2007).
  11. He cannot swim.
  12. He has a fear of snakes.
  13. Luca does not smoke or drink or do drugs.
  14. He loves cooking for guests.
  15. He likes collecting clothes.
  16. Luca loves decorating and designing houses and got the commission to do the interiors of the house in Como.
  17. His dream project includes remaking Disney’s ‘Bambi’, making a film on Thomas Mann’s novel ‘Buddenbrooks’, and a film about terrorist Salah Abdeslam.
  18. His comfort food includes bread and butter, his grandma’s ‘ciambellone’ (a traditional Italian ring cake), and chicken legs.
  19. Three things he can’t tolerate in a restaurant are pretentious attitude, bad service, and a lack of respect for seasonal and local products.
  20. According to his friends, the best food he can cook is the Venetian-style liver and savoring.
  21. He has also performed duties as an opera director at the Teatro Filarmonico in Verona, Italy for Giuseppe Verdi’s Falstaff in December 2011.
  22. During the 2022 Venice Film Festival, Luca was honored with the “Silver Lion for Best Director” award.
  23. Luca Guadagnino does not have any verified social media account.

Featured Image by Maximilian Bühn / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0

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