|Name Afef Jnifen|
|Born 4 November 1963 (age 52) (1963-11-04) Medenine, Tunisia|
Occupation Fashion Model, Actress, Television Presenter
Spouse Marco Tronchetti Provera (m. 2001)
Similar People Marco Tronchetti Provera, Pamela Anderson, Rula Jebreal
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Afef Jnifen (born 3 November 1963) is a Tunisian fashion model, actress and television presenter. Born in Ben Gardane, Tunisia, she is a naturalized Italian citizen. She is married to Marco Tronchetti Provera, an Italian businessman and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Pirelli & C. S.p.A. She is also daughter of the former Tunisian ambassador Mohamed Jnifen, who used to be ambassador in: Libya, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Syria, Yemen, Bahrain.
Afef's modeling career began when she was discovered by photographer Jean-Paul Goude, who spotted Jnifen walking on the beach while he was shooting a Club Med ad with Carla Bruni in the Bahamas. Goude put Jnifen in the ad and suggested she go to Paris and meet the designer Azzedine Alaïa. She quickly became a favorite model of many of Europe's top designers, travelling between Milan and Paris while working for Armani, Fendi, Gaultier, Cavalli, and others. Afef's successful career in fashion has since spanned three decades representing top international brands such as L'Oreal, Paris.
In addition to modeling, Afef is also a successful actress, known for La grande notte (2003), and television productions such as Quelli che... il calcio (1993) and Maurizio Costanzo Show (1982).
As a popular Italian television presenter, Afef has hosted Fabrizio Frizzi Scommettiamo che.... on RAI. And La grande notte at RAI 2.