Voted "The Most Beautiful Woman in the World" by a worldwide poll of readers of the magazine Class (1994).
Younger sister of Claudia Rivelli.
Had her first daughter, Naike Rivelli, with José Luis Bermúdez de Castro Acaso, a Spanish producer.
Her father was from Napoli, Italy and her mother Renate Ilse Krause was Estonian.
She had been engaged to Federico Fachinetti for 11 years before getting married.
From 1998 to 2008, she lived with Stefano Piccolo, an Italian plastic surgeon, 8 years her junior.
Has two children with Federico Fachinetti: a girl, Carolina and a boy, actor Andrea Fachinetti.
Her first grandson born in 1996 from her daughter Naike, Akash (an Indian name meaning "sky") Cetorelli. Second grandson named Alessandro (b. 2014), and one granddaughter Giulia (b. 2016) from her daughter Carolina.
Retrospective at the Entrevues Film Festival in Belfort, France (2004).
Was only just under ten years older than Marisa Tomei when she played her mother in Oscar (1991).
Entry in Jean Tulard's 'Dictionnaire du Cinéma/Les Acteurs' (Editions Robert Laffont/Bouquins, 2005), pages 829, 830.
Ex-mother-in-law of Manou Lubowski.
Sister-in-law of Paolo Leone.
Aunt of Giovanni and Luca Maria Leone.
In September 2016, she announced the intention to also have a Russian citizenship when she visited the island Sakhalin. Muti owns a permanent residence in Moscow, Russia and applied for citizenship the same year.