Elisabetta Canalis was born on 12 September 1978 in Sassari, Sardinia. Elisabetta Canalis is an Italian model and actress. Elisabetta Canalis’ father worked in University of Sassari’s clinic and her mother was an Italian teacher. She has a brother named Luigi. She was educated in Sassari, where she attended the “classical” highschool (Liceo classico), and then moved to Milan to study foreign languages at Università degli Studi di Milano, though she never graduated because she started to work at the age of 21.