Greta Scacchi

Greta Scacchi is an Italian-Australian actress. She has been active in her career since 1981 to date. She rose to fame in 1987 after portraying a role in “White Mischief.” In the years that followed, she continued to appear in more films, including “Presumed Innocent,” “The Player, “Emma,” and Looking for Alibrand” in 1990, 1992, 1996, and 2000 respectively. She won a BAFTA nomination for the lead role she played in the 1983 film “Heat and Dust.”

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Biography and Early Life

Greta Scacchi is a duo citizen being an Italian and Australian. She was, however, born in Milan, Italy, on 18 February 1960. She is the daughter of an Italian art dealer and painter, Luca Scacchi, and an English dancer and antiques dealer, Pamela Risbey. Her parents divorced when she was only four years and moved in with her mother together with her elder brother to London, England, then to Haywards Heath, West Sussex. After her mother remarried, they moved to Perth, Western Australia, to be with their step-father, who was a visiting professor at UWA.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Greta Scacchi in 2021 and what is her height and weight? Well, Greta Scacchi’s age is 61 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 18 February 1960. Though, she is 5′ 9″ in feet and inches and 175 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 154 lbs in Pound and 70 kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Blue and hair color is Blonde.


Concerning her educational background, she graduated from Hollywood Senior High School. She enrolled at UWA’s University Dramatic Society. While here, she made her theatrical debut at New Dolphin Theatre in Edward Bond’s play “Early Morning,” which was directed by Arne Neeme.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Scacchi has been married three times, and none of the marriages has been successful. Her first relationship was with a New Zealand musician, Tim Finn, from 1983 to 1989. After they broke up, she got into a relationship with Vincent D’Onofrio, an American actor. They were married from 1989 to 1993. They had one daughter together, Leila George, an actress and is married to actor Sean Penn. She got into another relationship in 1997 with Carlo Mantegazza, his first cousin, and had one son named Matteo.

Is Greta Scacchi Lesbian?

No. Greta is straight as far as sexual orientation is concerned. She is neither lesbian nor gay and has never had such rumors. She has been married thrice and is blessed with two grown-up children. Currently, she is not dating anyone.

Professional Career

Scacchi returned to England in 1977 to study at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School and studied together with Miranda Richardson and Amanda Redman. She made her first on-screen role in the first season finale of “Bergerac” in 1981. She played the role of the girlfriend of an international criminal who was being pursued by powerful detectives.

She had an appearance the following year in the German movie “Das Zweite” (The Second Face). Her first leading role was in the 1983 British movie (Heat and Dust) opposite Julie Christie and Shashi Kapoor. She had several other versatile performances in films like The Ebony Tower, The Coca-Cola Kid, White Mischief, Presumed Innocent, The Player, and Country Life.

She portrayed the role of Empress Alexandra Fyodorovna of Russia in “Rasputin: Dark Servant of Destiny.” This role was nominated for the Golden Globe award and other awards and also won Emmy Award.  Due to her fluent English, German, Italian, and French, she has severally been considered by European casting directors.

She has appeared in Times Like These (Bristol Old Vic) and Cider with Rosie (Phoenix Arts Theatre, Leicester). She returned to Pld Times, which was directed by Aarne Neeme in 2001. After returning to Australia in 2008, she played the role of Queen Elizabeth in “Schiller’s Mary Stuart,” which was nominated for Sydney Theatre Best Actress Award.

Other films she has appeared in include Bette and Joan, The Seagull, among others. She joined Headlong Theatre Company in 2015 and starred in “The Glass Menagerie” as Amanda.


Scacchi has received various awards in her acting career. She was nominated for BAFTA Award for her role in Heat and Dust as the Best Newcomer to film. She won Primetime Emmy Award for her portrayal in Rasputin: Dark Servant of Destiney. She also earned a Golden Globe nomination as the Best Supporting Actress for the same role. She is also a recipient of Screen Actors Guild Award nomination, AFI Award, and several Emmy Awards nominations.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Greta Scacchi in 2021

Scacchi is considered one of the highest-paid actresses. As of 2021, She has an estimated net worth of $5 million. The primary source of her income is an actress. She is not yet done with her career, which is an indication that she will continue increasing her career.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • She wanted to become a British citizen after she turned 18, but her request was refused. She is, however, a citizen of Italy and Australia.
  • She supports campaigns and organizations that promote environmental preservation.

Greta Scacchi is a very talented lady since her childhood days. She has appeared in numerous films from her outstanding performance. In return, she has received a lot of awards and is one of the highest-paid actresses.


Facts of Greta Scacchi

  • Gender Female
  • full nameGreta Scacchi
  • birthplaceMilan, Italy
  • Date of Birth February 18, 1960
  • Age 64 years 3 months
  • Horoscope Aquarius
  • Lucky Number 9
  • Lucky Stone Amethyst
  • Lucky Color Turquoise
  • Best Match for Marriage Aquarius, Gemini, Sagittarius
  • nationalityItalian-Australian
  • religionChristianity
  • net worth$5 million
  • professionActress
  • weightIn Kilograms – 70 Kg, In Pounds – 154 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 175 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 9″
  • hair colorBlonde
  • eye colorBlue
  • high schoolHollywood Senior High School

Written by Joel S. Elkins


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