Carla Bruni
Name: Carla Bruni
Hobbies/Interests: animals
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Charities: Global Fund To Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

Carla Bruni is one of the world's most photographed models, and one of the most financially successful. Her string of high-profile romances with the likes of Mick Jagger, Eric Clapton and Donald Trump also made her a regular in gossip columns. She is married to French president Nicolas Sarkozy.

Born in Turin, she grew up in France then later in Switzerland where she attended Bparding school. She eventually returned to Paris to study art and architecture, but left school at 19 to become a model full-time. By 1988 she was among the 20 highest-paid fashion models, earning $7.5 million a year.

In 1998 Bruni quit the world of fashion, and has since devoted herself to chanson. She sent her lyrics to Julien Clerc in 1999, based on which he composed seven tracks on his 2000 album Si j'?Štais elle.

In 2002 her debut album Quelqu'un m'a dit, produced by Louis Bertignac, was released in Europe to great success. Her second album, No Promises containing poems by Yeats, Dickinson, and Auden set to music, was released in January 2007.