The famous Italian designer Roberto Cavalli has become a father again at the age of 82, after his partner, the Swedish Sandra Nilsson-Bergam, 38, gave birth to little Giorgio, the stylist’s sixth child, the Italian media published today .
“I have named him Giorgio in honor of my father, who was shot by the Nazis in the Cavriglia massacre when I was 4 years old,” Cavalli explained.
The news was announced exclusively on his social networks by the gossip journalist Roberto Alessi, a close friend of the designer and director of the entertainment magazine Novella 2000.
One of the most acclaimed Italian designers of recent decades, Cavalli rose to the top of the fashion world between the 1990s and early 2000s, when he dressed the likes of Cindy Crawford, Charlize Theron and Sharon on the Hollywood red carpet. Stone.
The love story between Bergam and Cavalli, which began 15 years ago, was born with doubts from the press about its viability due to the great age difference between the two.
A former Playboy model, Bergam began winning beauty titles at age 14 and won recognition as Miss World Bikini Model, Miss USA, and Miss Hawaiian, as well as being named Sweden’s Most Beautiful Woman in 2006.
Decades ago, Cavalli had been the father of Tommaso and Cristiana, born from his first marriage to Silvanella Giannoni, which ended in 1974, as well as Robert, Rachele and Daniele, who were born from a second marriage to Austrian model Eva Düringer.
The designer parted ways with the fashion brand “Roberto Cavalli” by selling it to an investment group in 2014, the year in which the firm registered losses of 12 million euros despite its turnover of 210 million.