Elisabetta Canalis (born 12 September 1978 in Sassari, Sardinia) is an Italian model and actress. Canalis had minor roles in the films Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo and Virgin Territory. She was educated at a "Classical Lyceum" Italian school in Sassari, and then moved to Milan to attend university.
She was also a velina in the television show Striscia la notizia. In 2007, she hosted the annual music festival, Festivalbar.
In 2009, she co-hosted the Italian version of Total Request Live. In 2010, she played a recurring character in season 3 of the TNT series Leverage.
Since 2009, she has been in a relationship with George Clooney. In February 2011 she co-hosted the televised Italian song contest Sanremo Music Festival with Gianni Morandi and Belen Rodriguez.
Elisabetta Canalis in DT Magazine, Spain