Romina Power is a singer, actress, television personality and writer known for being the wife of Al Bano and his artistic partner. Remembered for songs like Ci Sara and Felicità, she returned to Sanremo in 2020 with Al Bano playing Collect the Moment, written by Cristiano Malgioglio.
Who is Romina Power?
- First name: Romina Power (born Romina Francesca Power)
- Age: 68 years
- Date of birth: 2 October 1951
- Height: 178 Cm
- Weight: 70 Kg
- Zodiac sign: Lion
- Profession: Singer, actress, television personality and writer
- Birth place: Los Angeles (California)
- Tattoos: Romina Power has a tattoo on her right wrist that appears to represent a small stylized anchor (it is thought to be dedicated to her daughter Ylenia, who passed away in 1993)
- Official Instagram profile: @rominaspower
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Romina Power was born on October 2, 1951 in Los Angeles (California). Daughter of two film actors, Tyrone Power and Linda Christian, she lost her father in 1958. She moved in with her younger sister Tyrin in Mexico where she is looked after by her grandmother. Its name derives from the father’s love for Rome (the parents got married in the Basilica of Santa Francesca Romana). At nine, with his sister, his mother and stepfather Edmund Pudrom, he moved to Italy where he finished elementary school. Complete his schooling in London, where he moves with his mother. During the 1960s he frequented the art scene in Rome, London and Los Angeles and took LSD regularly for a time.
Meet in Rome in 1967 Albano Carrisi who will be his life partner for 29 years and with whom he will share his artistic career. Currently, after moments of difficulty and great suffering due to the disappearance of his daughter Ylenia, in 1993 and due to divorce, currently is experiencing a renaissance thanks to the birth of the second granddaughter given to the light by her daughter Cristel and her husband Davor Luksic.
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Work and Career
Romina Power is an Italian singer, actress, television personality and writer. He made his debut at age 13 in cinema, participating in 14 films in just 4 years (also playing erotic roles at the age of 16). During the processing of the film In the sun in 1967 he met Albano Carrisi at the height of his career.
Romina Power began her career as a solo singer by getting a record deal with ARC in 1966, with the song When angels change their feathers. Wins the Festivalbar in 1969 with Sea water (written by Al Bano). After the wedding with Carrisi, he participates with Harmony to A Disco for the Summer where he returns in 1972 with the song Nostalgia. The first participation in Sanremo in 1972 with Not Two. After a couple of record failures, he regained fame with With a pair of blue jeans, even if the song that will give her more notoriety is The dance of the here that despite the frivolous and carefree text, hides a satirical message towards political power.
Romina Power and Al Bano
Romina Power participates with Al Bano at the Eurovision Contest in 1976 and 1985. Together they win Sanremo in 1984 with It will be and obtained second place in 1982 and two third places in 1987 and 1989. Always with Al Bano he participated in the parody of The Betrothed (playing Lucia) made by the Quartetto Cetra. With the separation from Al Bano and the divorce decree made official in 2012, he has slowly reduced his television appearances preferring a more private life, preferring to live in Sedona Arizona where he bought a house in 2007.
Romina Power retirement from the scene
Romina Power does not leave the artistic scene definitively, in fact she dedicates herself to painting and writing. Very attached to her father and having suffered a lot for his untimely death, she writes Looking for my father in 1998. From 1998 to 2000 she leads For all life…?, with Fabrizio Frizzi, a program that also hosted Eva Grimaldi and Gabriel Garko. On San Valentino in 1998 she was exceptionally replaced by Rita Dalla Chiesa, then Frizzi’s wife. In 2002 he joined Mara Venier in A bridge between the stars – The befana of children victims of wars and terrorism. Make a cameo in Go Go Tales in 2007 and wins in 2010 Ciak… let’s sing! musical variety conducted by Pupo, Emanuele Filiberto and Cristina Chiabotto. Back to release an album in 2012, entitled From Away, registered several years earlier and only available for purchase on Amazon and iTunes.
Romina Power reunited with Al Bano
Romina Power back to duet with Al Bano in 2013 (after 16 years) singing seven songs during three concerts in Russia, where Pupo, Riccardo Fogli and others also participate. Immediately afterwards, in 2014, they organized theAl Bano & Romina Power Reunion Tour 2014 which continues until 2016. They return to Sanremo as guests in 2015 (edition in which Malika Ayane and Enrico Nigiotti participate), receiving the award Ambassador plaque of the Sanremo Festival in the world. They lead in 2016 So Far So Close (edition previously conducted by Al Bano and Paola Perego). They return to Sanremo, this time as competitors in 2020 with Collect the Moment written by Cristiano Malgioglio. According to some rumors, Romina Power should have led a segment of Domenica In (a program over the years also conducted by Lorella Cuccarini) alongside Mara Venier who later denied.
Romina Power Private Life
Romina Power married the singer Albano Carrisi (current husband of Loredana Lecciso and father of Jasmine Carrisi). The two will have four children: Ylenia (1970), Yari (1973), Cristèl (1985) and Romina Jr Yolanda (1987). The eldest daughter Ylenia disappeared under mysterious circumstances on January 31, 1993 during a stay in New Orleans. The two singers separated in 1999 and officially divorced in 2012. It is said that their artistic rapprochement has on many occasions infuriated Loredana Lecciso. Lately it also seems that Romina Power has left Italy not only because of the premature death of her sister, but also because of the rapprochement between her ex-husband and Lecciso.
Romina Power Vs Loredana Lecciso
Romina Power and Loredana Lecciso they have never been on good terms. At the end of May 2020 it seems that Loredanna organized a lunch on the occasion of Albano’s birthday, which was also attended by Albano Junior and Jasmine Carrisi but to which Romina Power was not invited. This would have been the reason why Romina Power would have left Puglia. This rudeness is added to that committed by Al Bano who a Sunday In, guest of Mara Venier, he refused to read the letter sent to him by Romina, as he is not very respectful towards his partner Loredana.
- Romina Power meets India during her artistic career, from there she begins to practice yoga and meditation, giving up alcohol and becoming a vegetarian;
- Currently she seems to have moved to Croatia from her daughter Cristèl after having lived for a period in Arizona with her daughter Romina Jr;
- Romina attended for about three years in Palm Spring her mother Lindra Christian suffering from colon cancer. From this experience the book was born I take you by the hand;
- In 2014 she was accused of being a fascist due to her performance in the film The Secret of Italy;
- Romina Power she is a very good friend of Mara Venier who often hosts the singer in her Venetian home;
- son Yari, had an affair with Naike Rivelli;
- took part in All the dreams in the world, miniseries (2003), with Serena Autieri.
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