Pugliese DOC and last Miss Italy of the second millennium, today she is a mother and TV and radio host
Born in Foggia on 10 October 1977 and a former student of Medicine and Surgery (she dropped out of her fifth year after 40 exams), Manila Nazzaro made herself known to the general public in 1999 when, inheriting the crown won the year before by Gloria Bellicchi, has become Miss Italy. Strengthened by this important milestone, he subsequently perfected his training in the field of acting, following courses at the Action Theater in Rome.
Among the most important stages of his career it is possible to mention the debut on the theater stages with a very famous text, namely Henrik Ibsen's Doll House. Subsequently, he was part of the cast of shows such as La Casa di Bernarda Alba, a theatrical adaptation of a text by Garcìa Lorca, and Le Tre Sorelle by Anton Čechov.
Manila Nazzaro has also worked a lot on TV. Once the experience of the beauty contest par excellence was archived, it was sent to Quelli who football from 2000 to 2002 and, a few years later, covered the same role for Mezzogiorno in Famiglia, becoming presenter in 2016.
The last Miss Italy of the second millennium also worked in Telenorba leading a fashion program and, in 2019, she was a columnist in the Live – Non è la D’Urso lounge. In the same year, she returned to the place that made her famous: Manila Nazzaro was in fact part of the jury of the 2019 edition of Miss Italy, won by Carolina Stramare.
During his long career, Manila Nazzaro has also worked on radio. Among the programs that have seen her on the microphones, it is possible to mention Pane, Amore and Zeta, the broadcast of the Radio Zeta program (she was also host of the weekend version). Also not to be overlooked are the experience of Zeta in Pois and the commitment to RTL 102.5 with #SocialCorner.
Present on Instagram with a profile followed by more than 118 thousand people in whose bio he defines himself as "Apulian DOC", in 2005 he was married to the former football player Francesco Cozza (today in charge of the Reggina scouting area). From their union two children were born: Francesco Pio, who came into the world in 2006, and Nicolas, who arrived five years later. Manila Nazzaro participates in the 2020 edition of Temptation Island with her boyfriend Lorenzo Amoruso, a former footballer of his countryman who has played in various teams, from Bari to Mantua, ending his career in 2008.