List of Famous people born in Tuscany, Italy
Rósa Arianna McGowan, better known as Rose McGowan, is an American actress and activist. After her film debut in a brief role in the comedy Encino Man (1992), McGowan achieved wider recognition for her performance in Gregg Araki's dark comedy The Doom Generation (1995), receiving an Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Debut Performance. She had her breakthrough in the horror film Scream (1996) and subsequently headlined the films Going All the Way (1997), Devil in the Flesh (1998) and Jawbreaker (1999).
Cole Mitchell Sprouse is an American actor. He is known for his role as Cody Martin on the Disney Channel series The Suite Life of Zack & Cody (2005–2008) and its spin-off series The Suite Life on Deck (2008–2011). In his early career, he appeared in various projects alongside his twin brother Dylan Sprouse. In 2017, Sprouse began starring as Jughead Jones on The CW television series Riverdale.
Gianluigi "Gigi" Buffon is an Italian professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Serie A club Juventus. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest goalkeepers of all time, and by some as the greatest ever. Buffon holds the record for the longest streak without conceding a goal in Serie A history of over 12 league matches; he went unbeaten for 974 consecutive minutes during the 2015–16 season, achieving the most consecutive clean sheets (10) during that run. Buffon also holds the record for the most clean sheets and most appearances in Serie A, and with the Italy national team. He is one of the few recorded players to have made over 1,000 professional career appearances.
Andrea Bocelli is an Italian opera tenor and multi-instrumentalist. He was diagnosed with congenital glaucoma at 5 months old, and became completely blind at age 12, following a football accident. After performing evenings in piano bars and competing in local singing contests, Bocelli signed his first recording contract with the Sugar Music label. He rose to fame in 1994, winning the preliminary round of the 44th Sanremo Music Festival performing "Miserere", with the highest marks ever recorded in the newcomers section.
Giorgio Chiellini is an Italian professional footballer who plays as a defender and captains both Serie A club Juventus and the Italy national team. He is a physically strong and aggressive defender, and is considered one of the world's best centre-backs; he is also capable of playing as a left-back, both in a three or four-man defence.
Dylan Thomas Sprouse is an American actor and entrepreneur. He is the twin brother of Cole Sprouse and is known for his role as Zack Martin on the Disney Channel series The Suite Life of Zack & Cody and its spin-off, The Suite Life on Deck.
Massimiliano Allegri is an Italian football coach and former player who last managed Juventus.
Augustin Hadelich is an Italian-German-American Grammy-winning classical violinist.
Luciano Spalletti is an Italian football manager and a former player, who was most recently the manager of Serie A club Inter Milan.
Emanuele Giaccherini is an Italian professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Serie B club Chievo.
Matteo Renzi is an Italian politician who served as Prime Minister of Italy from 2014 to 2016. He has been an Senator for Florence since 2018. Renzi has been described as a centrist and as a liberal by political observers. Renzi has served as the leader of Italia Viva since 2019, having been the Secretary of the Democratic Party from 2013 to 2018, with a brief interruption in 2017.
Federico Bernardeschi is an Italian professional footballer who plays as a winger or attacking midfielder for Serie A club Juventus and the Italy national team, although he has also been deployed in other roles on occasion, including as a central midfielder.
Andrea Barzagli is an Italian former professional footballer who played as a centre-back. A four-time member of the Serie A Team of the Year, Barzagli is regarded as one of the best and most consistent defenders of his generation.
Niccolò "Nico" Mannion is an Italian-American professional basketball player for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association (NBA), on a two-way contract with the Santa Cruz Warriors of the NBA G League. He played college basketball for the Arizona Wildcats. He attended Pinnacle High School in Phoenix, Arizona, where he was a consensus five-star recruit and one of the top point guards in the 2019 class. Although he mainly grew up in the United States, Mannion represents his birth country of Italy in international competitions.
Jason Shannon Acuña, better known by his stage name Wee Man, is an American stunt performer, television personality, skateboarder, and actor. He is one of the stars of Jackass and the host of Fox Sports Net's skateboarding show 54321.
Lorenzo Musetti is an Italian tennis player. Musetti trains at La Spezia TC and Tirrenia.
Nicolò Zaniolo is an Italian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Serie A club Roma and the Italy national team.
Daniele Rugani is an Italian professional footballer who plays as a centre back for Serie A club Cagliari, on loan from Juventus, and the Italy national team.
Eliot Paulina Sumner is an English musician, actor, and electronic music producer. Their debut album, The Constant (2010), was released under the band name I Blame Coco, while their solo work has been released under the name Eliot Sumner. They are the child of musician Sting and actress Trudie Styler.
Martina Trevisan is an Italian tennis player. She is the younger sister of Matteo Trevisan who is a professional tennis player on the ATP World Tour.