Maria Giovanna Elmi: age, husband, Island of the famous and career of the Rai announcer

She is famous for her role as the Blue Fairy in the children’s program Il dirigibile (1975). You presented the Sanremo Festival (1977 and 1978) and from 1986 to 1993 you supported Osvaldo Bevilacqua in the program Sereno variabile.

Maria Giovanna Elmi: age, husband, Island of the famous and career of the Rai announcer

Maria Giovanna Elmi, born on August 25, 1940 in Rome, is a television announcer, presenter, singer and actress. You studied literature at La Sapienza University of Rome, then taking part in a competition organized by the weekly Grazia to become a photo model.

Maria Giovanna Elmi: biography and career

Elmi thus made herself known, obtaining parts in some commercials. In 1967 she also participated as an actress in the film When I say I love you by Giorgio Bianchi. The following year, 1968, she began working in Rai as announcer only to be hired permanently in 1974. She became famous with the children’s show The airship of 1975 in which he supported the singer Mal playing the blue fairy. In 1977 and 1978 you were entrusted with the management of the Sanremo Festival, starring Mike Bongiorno. In the 70s and 80s you also conducted The next day’s almanaca historic Rai 1 column broadcast in the early evening.

Maria Giovanna Elmi: age, husband, Island of the famous
Maria Giovanna Elmi and Rosanna Vaudetti (Facebook).

In the 80s, as a journalist, he began to collaborate with The messenger and in 1983 he hosted the football quiz The system. In the same years he starred in films such as Troisi dead, long live Troisi!directed by Massimo Troisi (1982), The Bi and the Badirected by Maurizio Nichetti (1985), My brother has arriveddirected by Castellano and Pipolo (1985) e The 90s – Part II, directed by Enrico Oldoini (1993). From 1986 to 1993, he supported Osvaldo Bevilacqua in the broadcast Variable clear weather. As a competitor, you participated in the third edition of 2005 The island of the famous. Between 2022 and 2023 you co-curated with Rosanna Vaudetti a weekly column within Beautiful Ma’program by Pierluigi Diaco on Rai 2.

Maria Giovanna Elmi: private life

From 1970 to 1978 Elmi was married to Ernesto Hoffmanthen obtaining the annulment of the marriage and remarrying the entrepreneur in 1993 Gabriele Massarutto. The couple has no children.

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