Notable for her role as Angela Cornelio on the Italian television series Nebbie e Delitti and for her television hosting work on Italia's Next Top Model and Russia's Snimite Eto Nemedlenno (What Not to Wear), she is also well known for her modeling work.
Before beginning her entertainment career, she trained as an Olympic Swimmer and obtained a degree in engineering. She began to shift her career focus after winning Moscow's 1991 "Look of the Year" contest.
She appeared in her first film, La Grande Prugna, in 1999.
Her marriage to model and businessman Luca Sabbioni resulted in a daughter named Sasha.