Giovanna Melandri Wiki,Biography, Net Worth

Giovanna Melandri is a 60-years-old Italian politician from the Italy. her estimated net worth is $1 Million to $5 Million Approx. Jump into read her life Facts, Wikipedia and biographies Details

Giovanna Melandri Biography – Wiki

According to the wiki and biography of Giovanna Melandri was born on 28 January 1962 in Italy. let’s check out the Giovanna’s personal and public life facts, Wikipedia, bio, spouse, net worth, and career details.

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In February 2014, she was awarded “Architect ad honorem” by the Italian National Council of Architects, due to her work for promotion of architectural quality.


In November 2012, she was appointed as Chairwoman of the “MAXXI Foundation – the Italian National Centre for contemporary art, architecture and design” ( by the Italian Minister of Culture. She took over the leadership of the institution also with executive functions. During her presidency, she raised budget and attendance of over 100% and established international cooperation with major cultural institutions. MAXXI is now honorary member of Altagamma, the Foundation that gathers High-End Italian Cultural and Creative Companies.

Since 2012 she is founder and Chairwoman of “Human Foundation. Giving and innovating” (, which promotes a new model of social economy in support of social business and social impact investment in Italy. Muhammad Yunus, Jacques Attali, John Podesta, Gunter Pauli, Bunker Roy, Stefano Zamagni, Massimo Recalcati, Enrico Giovannini, Aldo Bonomi, Francesco Starace amongst others are some of the members of the Advisory Board.


In the sixteenth legislature (2008-2012), she was a member of the VII Committee on Culture, Education and Science, and she was a member Supervisory Board on the RAI, the national Broadcasting TV.


On 17 May 2006, she was named minister for youth and sports in the second government of Romano Prodi.

In the XV legislature (2006-2008) she was appointed Minister for Youth and Sports. In this capacity, she launched the program “Giovani idee cambiano l’Italia” in support of entrepreneurial ideas launched by under 30; she launched the agreement with the ABI (Association of Italian Banks) for the program “Diamogli credito”; she established two new Funds, a Fund for youth policies and Fund for Sport for all. She established, in agreement with the Minister of the Interior, Giuliano Amato, the first Young Committee for Interreligious Dialogue, and in 2005, she actively participated to the Alliance For Civilization promoted by the Spanish and Turkish prime Ministers.


In the XIV legislature (2001-2006), she was a member of the Foreign Affairs Committee (she was also a member of the Italian Parliamentary Delegation at the Council of Europe and at the WEU). She was a member of the Parliamentary Supervisory Board on RAI, the national Broadcasting TV. She proposed several bills on cinema, on promotion of books and reading, protection and promotion of cultural heritage.


She graduated “cum laude” in Political Economy at the Sapienza University of Rome, and one of her teachers was Federico Caffè. In 2000 he received an honorary degree from the John Cabot University in Rome.

In October 2000 she was awarded the title “Grant of the dignity of an Honorary Dame Commander of the Civil Division of the Order of the British Empire” by the Queen Elizabeth the Second and in July 2003 “Officier de la Legion d’Honneur” by the President of the French Republic, Jacques Chirac.

She was invited in 2000 by US President Clinton, as the European representative, at the White House Conference on Culture and Diplomacy.


Jointly with the World Bank President James Wolfensohn and the First Lady Hillary Clinton, she promoted, in Florence in 1999, the international forum “Culture Counts Financing Resources and the Economics of Culture and Sustainable Development”.


Between 1998 and 2001, she was minister of culture in the governments of Massimo D’Alema and Giuliano Amato.

From 1998 to 2001 she was appointed Minister of Culture and Sport. Under her responsibility, Italian cultural policies have had the largest share of public funding ever (more than 3 billion euro) and were introduced the first measures of tax incentives for cultural investment. In those years many cultural restoration sites were finalized thanks to introduction of extraordinary sources of funding (i.e.: Lotto funds) and policies for contemporary art and architecture were initiated. A national bill establishing MAXXI was passed.


In the XIII legislature (1996-1998), before being appointed Minister of Culture, she was a member of the Culture Committee. She proposed several bills on adoptions, bioethics, assisted reproduction and prohibition of extradition to countries that practice death penalty. She also proposed bills on publishing, telecommunications and public broadcasting. She represented Italy on the parliamentary delegation to the first World Forum on Television, organized by the UN in November 1997.


From 1994 to 2012 she was a member of the Italian Parliament continuously. She was part of the Democratic party leadership and executive board from 1992 to 2013.

In the XII legislature (1994-1996) she was sitting in the Foreign Affairs Committee and was President of the Committee for Human Rights. She also supervised works of Childhood Special Committee. She was an active promoter of the law against sexual violence and she promoted the first establishment of the parliamentarian intergroup on bioethics which she coordinated for 2 years. This group worked on edge issues (i.e. artificial reproduction, clonation, biotestament).


In 1991, she became member of the national secretariat for Democrats of the Left. She has been a deputy for the Italian Parliament since 1994. Melandri, who also holds U.S. citizenship, cast a vote for Barack Obama during the 2008 Democrats Abroad primary election.


From 1983 to 1987, she was a coordinator for the work group on industrial and technological politics for Montedison.


An environmental activist since 1982, Giovanna Melandri has been in charge of international relations for Legambiente (1988 to 1994). In that capacity, she attended the Bergen Conference on Sustainable Development in 1990 and was a member of the Italian delegation to the UN Rio summit in 1992.


Giovanna Melandri (born 28 January 1962 in New York City) is an Italian politician. She was a MP in the Italian Parliament for 18 years (1994-2012) and held the positions of Minister of Culture (1998- 2001) and Minister of Youth and Sport (2006-2008). She is the President of MAXXI – National Museum of the 21st Century Arts of Rome and founder and chairwoman of Human Foundation.

BirthName, Nickname, and Profession

So first, let’s take a look at some personal details of Giovanna, like name, nickname, and profession.

Real Name Giovanna Melandri
Nickname Giovanna
Profession politician

Age, Birthdate, Religion, and BirthPlace

Age (2021) 60 Years
Birthplace New York City
Date Of Birth 28 January 1962
Sunsign Taurus
Hometown New York City
Food Habits Not Available
Nationality Italian

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Height, Weight, And Body Measurements

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Giovanna Melandri Personal Life, Spouse, Husband

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Marital Status Married
Husband Marco Morielli (m. 2009)
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Children 1

Giovanna Melandri Net Worth

The Giovanna Melandri Estimated Net worth is $80K – USD $85k.

Monthly Income/Salary (approx.) $80K – $85k USD
Net Worth (approx.) $4 million- $6 million USD

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