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Virna Lisi Height, Weight, Age, Net Worth, Biography

Virna Lisi Quick Info
Height 5 ft 6¼ in
Weight 57 kg
Date of Birth November 8, 1936
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Eye Color Blue

Virna Lisi was an Italian actress known for her international appearances in films such as How to Murder Your Wife (1965), Not with My Wife, You Don’t! (1966), The Secret of Santa Vittoria (1969), Beyond Good and Evil (1977), and Follow Your Heart (1996).

Born Name

Virna Lisa Pieralisi

Nick Name


Virna Lisi as seen in a picture that was taken in March 18, 2011
Virna Lisi as seen in a picture that was taken on March 18, 2011 (fagna81 / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)


Virna was born on November 8, 1936.


Virna Lisi died on December 18, 2014, at the age of 78, in Rome, Italy due to lung cancer.

Sun Sign


Born Place

Ancona, Kingdom of Italy


Italian nationality





  • Father – Ubaldo Pieralisi (Businessman)
  • Siblings – Esperia Pieralisi (Sister)
  • Others – Stefania Graziosi (Neice), Franco Graziosi (Brother-In-Law)

Net Worth

Virna Lisi’s net worth was $5,000,000 according to Celebrity Net Worth.




5 ft 6¼ in or 168 cm


57 kg or 125.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Virna had dated –

  1. Franco Pesci – Virna was married to Italian property developer and architect, Franco Pesci for 53 years until his death, just a year before hers. Shortly after her marriage, she briefly retired from acting. She is survived by a son Corrado Pesci (b. July 1962), and grandchildren – Franco (b. 1995), Federico, and Riccardo (b. 2003).

Race / Ethnicity


Virna had Italian ancestry.

Hair Color


Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Her electric eyes

Virna Lisi Facts

  1. She was discovered during her teenage years in Rome by Neapolitan producers, Antonio Ferrigno and Ettore Pesce.
  2. Virna made her debut as an actress in Maria Mariani in Naples Sings in 1953.
  3. She was photographed while ‘shaving’ her face which was featured on the March 1965 cover of Esquire magazine.
  4. For her work in La Reine Margot, she was presented with the “Best Actress at Cannes” and the César Award for “Best Supporting Actress.”
  5. Virna was named for the titular character of Barbarella (1968), but she rejected it and returned to Italy.
  6. She considered French activist and former actress Brigitte Bardot to be the most beautiful woman in the world.

Featured Image By fagna81 / Flickr / CC BY 2.0

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