Giannina Facio

Inside Biography

Giannina Facio is a Costa Rican-born actress and producer and the significant half of British filmmaker Sir Ridley Scott. She has appeared in movies like Gladiator, Hannibal, Black Hawk Down, Matchstick Men, Kingdom of Heaven, Body of Lies, Robin Hood, Prometheus, and Exodus: Gods and Kings

How Old Is Giannina Facio Now? More On Parents & Family Background!

Born on September 10, 1955, in San Jose, Costa Rica, Facio is a Costa Rican by nationality. As of early 2022, the Gladiator actress is 66 years old. She has a height of 5 feet 8 inches. 

She is the daughter of Gonzalo Facio Segreda, a late Costa Rican lawyer, politician, and diplomat, & his second wife Ana Franco Calzia. They divorced & later Gonzalo married his third wife Julia Nubia Salmerón Mejía.

Reportedly, Giannina's father was a graduate of the University of Costa Rica and New York University. He was a Costa Rican amba s sador to the United States (1956-58, 1962-66 & 1990-94). Mr. Facio Segreda died on 24 January 2018 at the age of 99.

Giannina Facio has 2 sisters: Ana Catalina and Carla; she also has 3 older half-siblings (Sandra, Alda and Rómulo) from her father's first marriage to María Lilia Montejo Ortuño.

Third Wife Of Ridel Scott- When Did They Marry? Any Children?

Facio is the third wife of Academy Award-winning British filmmaker Sir Ridley Scott. Her husband directed & produced many famous movies including Alien, Blade Runner, Thelma & Louise, Gladiator, Black Hawk Down, and The Martian.

Reportedly, Giannina and Ridley began dating in 2000 but exchanged vows only after 15 years of relationship; they married in June 2015

CAPTION: Giannina Facio & her husband Ridley Scott SOURCE: Instagram@ridleyscottfre

The two are yet to share any children.

Other the other, her spouse Ridley Scott is the father of three from previous two marriages. Firstly, the  Prometheus director/producer was in a marital relationship with Felicity Heywood. They married on March 2, 1964, but divorced on December 15, 1975.

While together, the two welcomed two sons: Jake and Luke Scott- both of them work as film directors.

Then, Scott married his second wife Sandy Watson, an advertising executive, on May 24, 1979, 2 years after welcoming her daughter Jordan Scott (b. 1977). They divorced a decade later on January 12, 1989.

Did you know? Prior to Ridley Scott, Giannina was in a year-long relationship with David Keith (1984 - 1985) and Julio Iglesias (1980 - 1981).

Acting Career Since The 1980s- How Much Is Net Worth of Giannina Facio?

Even though online sources claim that Facio has an estimated net worth of $20 million as of 2022, but being the wife of a multi-millionaire accounts for her riches way more probably. According to Celebrity Net Worth, her filmmaker husband Ridley Scott owns $400 million net worth as of 2022.

Scott made a hefty sum as a director & producer of many box-office blockbusters- Giannina has made a brief appearance in almost all his films. Moreover, the British film director & producer owns a production company Ridley Scott Associates which makes $100 million a year in revenue.

Giannina Facio made her on-screen debut as Lola in the 1984 action-thriller feature film Poppers. She has appeared in all but three movies (namely American Gangster, The Martian, and Alien: Covenant) directed by Ridley Scott.

The movies include White Squall, G.I. Jane, Gladiator, Hannibal, Black Hawk Down, Matchstick Men, Kingdom of Heaven, A Good Year, Body of Lies, Robin Hood, Prometheus, The Counselor, Exodus: Gods and Kings, and All the Money in the World.

Throughout her career, the Costa Rican-born actress shared the screen with many Hollywood stars like Jeff BridgesDemi MooreAnthony Hopkins, Julianne Moore, Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Noomi Rapace, among others.

 In addition to being an actress, Facio is also a producer and produced movies like Matchstick Men, Tristan & Isolde, Concussion, and Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House.         

Moreover, with her husband Ridley Scott, she co-produced the film House of Gucci (2021) co-starring Lady Gaga, Adam Driver & Jared Leto. It made $156.7 million in the box office over the budget of $75 million. 

Most-Asked Questions About Giannina Facio Answered

How Old is Giannina Facio?

Giannina Facio was born Giannina Facio Franco on September 10, 1955. She is 66 years old as of March 2022.  

Who is Giannina Facio's Husband, Sir Ridley Scott?

Giannina Facio has been married since June 2015 to the British filmmaker Sir Ridley Scott, the visionary behind such movies as Alien, Blade Runner, Thelma & Louise, Gladiator, Black Hawk Down, and The Martian

Who Are Giannina Facio's Parents?

Giannina Facio is one of three daughters born to Costa Rican lawyer, politician, and diplomat Gonzalo Facio Segreda and his second wife Ana Franco Calzia.    

What is Giannina Facio Known For?

Giannina Facio is an actress and producer. As an actress, she is known for her appearances in movies like  Gladiator, Hannibal, Black Hawk Down, Matchstick Men, Kingdom of Heaven, Body of Lies, Robin Hood, Prometheus, and Exodus: Gods and Kings.  

How Much is Giannina Facio Worth in 2022?

According to, Giannina Facio has a net worth of $20 million as of 2022. 

by shrijan, 11 Feb, 2021

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