Catrinel Menghia
Catrinel Menghia is a Romanian glamour and swimsuit model best known for her work with Sports Illustrated in 2006 and 2009. She was discovered by an agent while walking on the street at the age of 16, and has since worked with Giorgio Armani, FHM, Levi's, Cosmopolitan, Maxim, and Fiat. Before becoming a model, she was the number one high-jumper in the country, on the verge of becoming an Olympic athlete.

Full Name Catrinel Menghia / Catrinel Marlon
Who model
Birth Date October 1, 1985
Born Iasi, Romania
Country Romania
Education unknown
Father Olympic sprinter
Mother unknown
Spouse Massimo Brambati
Siblings Lorena Menghia
Children none


Menghia was married to Italian soccer player Massimo Brambati from 2005 - 2011. She cited that her reasons for the split were Brambati's "excessive jealousy" and that he did not wish to have children.

Menghia dated Razvan Fodor in 2004.

In 2012, Menghia starred with Charlie Sheen in a Fiat commercial.

Menghia is a friend of Marco Borriello.

Along with Madalina Ghenea, Menghia was featured in one of Eros Ramazzotti's music videos.


Iasi, Romania - Born here, 1985. Grew up here, 1985 - 2001.

Bucharest, Romania - Lived here, 2001.

Milan, Italy - Lived here, approximately 2006 - 2011.

Rome, Italy - Opened an art gallery here, approximately 2008.

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - Hosted Fiat unveiling here, 2012.

Cape Town, South Africa - Did a shoot here, 2013.

New York, New York, USA - Lives here, approximately 2012 - present.

London, England, UK - Visits here frequently, most recently in 2014.

Capri, Italy - Did a shoot here, 2014.

Palma, Spain - Visited here, 2014.

Porto de Pollenca, Spain - Visited here, 2014.

Looks Like - Marion Cotillard

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