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Who is Samantha De Grenet: Age, Husband Luca, Noble Origins and Instagram

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Who is Samantha De Grenet: Age, Husband Luca, Noble Origins and Instagram

Samantha De Grenet it’s a Italian showgirl, known to the public for its television activity above all between the 1990s and early 2000s. Is married with Luca Barbato and is the mother of a child named Brando. After overcoming breast cancer and Covid positivity, she returned to TV in December 2020 as one of the new Big Brother VIP 2020 contestants.

Who is Samantha De Grenet?

  • Art Name: Samantha De Grenet
  • Date of birth: November 9, 1970
  • Zodiac sign: Scorpio
  • Age: 50 years
  • Birth place: Rome
  • Profession: Showgirl
  • Height: 176 cm
  • Weight: 62 kg (approx.)
  • Tattoos: No Visible Tattoos
  • Official Instagram profile: @samanthadegrenetSamantha has 450,000 followers on Instagram.
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Samantha De Grenet was born in Rome in 1970, has noble origins as he is a descendant of the Senator of the Kingdom Francesco Grenet therefore belongs to an aristocratic family. Parents are called Mario de Grenet and Gabriella Marina, also the mother is of aristocratic origin being the grandson of Ugo (de Grenet) and of Amalia de Sangro, princess of Fondi. The grandmother being therefore a princess has always been very attentive to etiquette, and Samantha stated that as a granddaughter she had to stay very attentive to form. Samantha began her career as a model very young at the age of 14 and then embarked on a career first in fashion and then in television. Samantha gets married twice, the first very young with Pierfrancesco Picara but the marriage is canceled and then (twice) with the love of his life and father of his son Luca Barbato. Samantha at the age of 48 found out he had cancer: as he told in an interview her biggest fear was to leave her son alone but she managed to get through the difficult time thanks to the love of her loved ones and her family. Samantha also had Coronavirus and told how she lost her taste and smell.


Samantha De Grenet has a long and varied career, television appearances as a model, reporter, juror and host. In particular, he is running the column in 1996 – 1997 Beauty Case Who is there … there is on Rete 4, in the 1998-1999 season she is co-host of the program Flying carpet on Telemontecarlo and then Seven for one on Rai Uno. Five minutes with Samantha… is the program where we see her in 1998 and then continue with Beach Party, 30 hours for life, Beach Soccer, the 44 Castrocaro Festival. In 2004 he competed in the reality show “The mole” but this was not her only appearance in a reality show: in 2017 she is in fact a competitor of the Island of the Famous 12. In 2012 Samantha also publishes a book From December 2020 is a new competitor of the Big Brother VIP.

Big Brother VIP

Samantha De Grenet is a competitor of the Big Brother VIP. Samantha enters the house with the second wave of entries together with: Mario Ermito, Andrea Zenga, Ginevra Lamborghini (sister of Elettra Lamborghini), Sonia Lorenzini, Filippo Nardi, Cecilia Capriotti, Carlotta Dell’Isola. In the house they find the remaining competitors from the eliminations: Elisabetta Gregoraci, Dayane Mello, Stefania Orlando, Adua Del Vesco, Maria Teresa Ruta, Andrea Zelletta, Pierpaolo Pretelli, Francesco Oppini, Tommaso Zorzi, Selvaggia Roma, Giulia Salemi, Giacomo Urtis, Cristiano Malgioglio. Subsequently, on January 29, the last competitor Alda D’Eusanio also enters the house.

After the episode in which De Grenet entered, she found herself in the midst of a heated discussion with gieffina Stefania Orlando who accused her of not giving her immunity. Samantha and Stefania Orlando they are not on good terms: the two quarrel constantly and cannot tolerate or esteem each other.

Over the days Samantha de Grenet is increasingly integrated into the dynamics of the house: he gets along very well with Dayane Mello (with whom we remember he had also participated in L’Isola dei Famosi), with Cecilia Capriotti, with Rosalinda and Sonia Lorenzini. Samantha has declared in the house of little lover of this type of dynamics created by Big Brother and that she feels unsuitable for this type of reality show. Samantha has repeatedly spoken, without much esteem, of the influencer Carima Dultiedipiu: the girl, often a guest of Barbara D’Urso, responded by social media to Samantha and a comparison between the two is not excluded during one of the episodes of Big Brother VIp.

In the house of the Big Brother Samantha also has two strong confrontations with the columnist on the show Antonella Elia: the first when the day of her entry, while the other in an episode of early January 2021 where Antonella returns to the house and the situation between the two is not at all pleasant. There are some misunderstandings between women and Alfonso Signorini himself then later apologized for this type of show.

Samantha De Grenet was eliminated from the reality show during the semifinal on February 26 after a lightning televoting against Stefania Orlando who will therefore be one of the finalists together with Tommaso Zorzi, Pierpaolo Pretelli, Andrea Zelletta and Dayane Mello.

Private life

Samantha De Grenet she is romantically linked to her husband Luca Barbato, 5 years younger than her. Luca Barbato is a civil engineer and the two got married for the first time in 2005 and the second time in 2015. In the meantime, in fact, Samantha and her husband were separated for a few years to then meet again and celebrate the wedding a second time. On 27 October 2005 Samantha and Luca Barbato gave birth to their first and only son, Brando, who is now 15 years old. The birth of Brando, as Samantha also told Come Da Me, does not always unite couples. For her and Luca, in fact, it was instead a reason for separation. Samantha is deeply attached to her son Brando to whom she dedicated beautiful words also on Instagram and with whom she gave an interview to the weekly “Chi” in September 2020.

samantha and her husband luca barbato


  • Samantha’s father Mario had an affair with the countess Patrizia De Blanck before meeting Samantha’s mother. The countess speaks very highly of this man who would have conquered her with his class.
  • Samantha loves her dog, a Labrador
  • He has a house by the sea in Tuscany and precisely in Porto Santo Stefano: here he spends his summer holidays with his family.
  • He declared that at the age of 50 he regained the lightness he had as a young man and that his life balance is positive.


The interview that Samantha De Grenet did to Come Da Me with Caterina Balivo

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