Date of Birth11 May 1978, Pont-Audemer, Eure, France
Birth NameLaetitia Marie Laure Casta
Height5' 6½" (1.69 m)
Early lifeLaetitia Casta was born in Pont-Audemer, Normandy, France. Her mother, Line Blin, is from Normandy. Her father, Dominique Casta, is from Corsica. She has an older brother, Jean-Baptiste, and a younger sister, Marie-Ange. She spent her childhood in Normandy, Corsica and Noisy-le-Grand.
Mini BiographyBorn in Pont-Audemer, France, Laetitia Casta spent her childhood in the lush countryside of Normandy. At age 15, she was approached by an agent of Paris' Madison Models while building sand castles on a beach in Corsica. After her father agreed to let the agency take some test photographs, Laetitia's wondrous natural beauty impressed the founder of Madison models as well as the director of the French magazine Elle. Modeling contracts ensued and in 1993 Laetitia signed on with Guess? Jeans for a very successful advertising campaign.
In 1996, Laetitia became one of the lead models of Victoria's Secret and from there was featured in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition for three consecutive years. She has appeared on over 100 covers of fashion magazines such as Cosmopolitan and Glamour, as well as doing commercials for the cosmetics company L'Oreal. Laetitia made her feature film debut in Asterix and Obelix vs. Caesar (1999), the most expensive French film ever made and a smash hit in Europe. Her acting career gained momentum when she starred in the TV movie "The Blue Bicycle" (2000), set in WWII France.
Laetitia currently owns a flat in London and enjoys painting, writing, rollerblading, going to the cinema, and dancing in her spare time.
TriviaOnce invited a homeless man for dinner in her hotel while in London.
Net worth $5.3 million dollars 
Has appeared in over 80 covers of different magazines around the world.
Has a brown belt in judo.
Enjoys driving go-carts.
Has an older brother and a younger sister.
Discovered at age 15 while lying on the beach with her family
Has been the "Guess Girl" in numerous ad campaigns for Guess jeans Cover appearances for "Elle, " "Mademoiselle, " "Seventeen, " "Cosmopolitan, " and "Glamour" magazines Sizzled in several Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issues
Daughter, with boyfriend, fashion photographer Stephane Sednaoui, Sahteene Sednaoui (b. Paris, (19 October 2001)
Measurements: 35C-24-35 (Source: Celebrity Sleuth magazine)
Engaged to Stefano Accorsi
Her father, Dominic Casta, is Corsican and her mother, Line Casta, is a native of Normandy, France.
Is the current 'Marianne'. In France there is a tradition that in every town hall is the bust of the most beautiful woman in a decade. Marianne is the symbol of liberty and republic in France and since January 2000 that role is on Laetitia for the next ten years.
Gave her stage debut in Jean Giraudoux's play "Ondine" (2004).
Son, Orlando, born September 21st, 2006. Father is her fiancé 'Stefano Accorsi'.
Announced she's expecting, in August 2009, her third child, the second with companion Stefano Accorsi.
Her second child with Stefano, daughter, Athena, was born 29 August 2009.
Personal lifeOn 19 October 2001, Casta gave birth to her daughter, Sahteene. The father is her former boyfriend Stéphane Sednaoui. Casta is engaged to Italian actor Stefano Accorsi. The couple have two children, a son named Orlando, born on 21 September 2006, and a daughter named Athena, born on 29 August 2009.
|Hélène Fillières||First movie of the film director|
|Arbitrage||Julie Cote||Nicholas Jarecki||Her first American movie|
|2011||La nouvelle guerre des boutons
(New War of the Buttons)
|Derrière les murs
(Behind the Walls)
|First French movie in 3D|
|Sophie||Kamen Kalev||Her first Bulgarian film
First film with English dialogue
Cannes 2011 The Directors' Fortnight in competition
Sarajevo Film Festival July 2011 out of competition
|Rio||Perla (Jewel)||Carlos Saldanha||Voice of Jewel (French version)|
|2010||Gainsbourg, vie héroïque
(Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life)
|Brigitte Bardot||Joann Sfar||Nominated for the César Award for Best Supporting Actress
Performs Gainsbourg's songs on the soundtrack
|Te Amo||Rihanna's lover||Anthony Mandler||Music Video|
|Salomé||Tsai Ming-Liang||Cannes Film Festival: official selection in competition|
|Fleurs dans le miroir, lune dans l'eau
(Flowers in the mirror, moon in the water)
|herself, Salomé||François Lunel||Making of Visage|
|2008||Nés en 68
(Born in 68)
|Cabourg: Golden Swann of the Best Actress|
|La jeune fille et les loups
(The Maiden and the Wolves)
|Angèle Amblard||Gilles Legrand|
|2007||Le Petit Monde De Charlotte
|Charlotte A. Cavatica||Gary Winick||Voice of Charlotte (French version)|
|2006||Le grand appartement
(The Big Apartment)
|Francesca Cigalone||Pascal Thomas|
|La Déraison du Louvre
(The Irrationality of the Louvre)
|The young woman||Ange Leccia||Short film without dialog shot in the Louvre museum|
|The naiad||Ange Leccia||Short film inspired by the Corsican waterfall of the veil of the bride|
|2004||Luisa Sanfelice||Luisa Sanfelice||Paolo Taviani
|TV film for France2, RAI Uno|
|2002||Gitano||Lucia Junco||Manuel Palacios|
|Rue des plaisirs
|Marion||Patrice Leconte||Performs on the soundtrack|
|2001||Les âmes fortes
|Thérèse||Raoul Ruiz||2001 Cannes Film Festival: official selection out of competition|
|2000||La Bicyclette Bleue
(The Blue Bicycle)
|Léa Delmas||Thierry Binisti||TV film for France2|
|1999||Baby Did a Bad, Bad Thing||The young woman
above the seventh sky
|Herb Ritts||Music video of the Chris Isaak's song|
|Astérix et Obélix contre César
(Asterix and Obelix vs Caesar)
|Falbala||Claude Zidi||Her very first movie|
Awards and recognition
|2011||Chevalier dans l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres
(Knight in Order of Arts and of Letters)
|France Minister of Culture and of Communication|
|Nominated for the César Award of the Best Supporting Actress
as Brigitte Bardot in Gainsbourg a heroic life
|2008||Golden Swann of the Best Actress
as Catherine in Born in 68
|Cabourg Film Festival|
|2001||Ranked #1 Top 50 Most Beautiful Women||Askmen.com|
|1999||Marianne for the 21st century||82nd congress of AMF, the French Mayors Association|
|2008||Elle t'attend (She is waiting for you)||Anna||Florian Zeller||Florian Zeller||Theatre of the Madeleine||Paris 8th|
|2004||Ondine||Ondine||Jean Giraudoux||Jacques Weber||Theatre Antoine||Paris 10th|