Elisabetta Canalis (born 12 September 1978) is an Italian actress.
After models like Cindy Crawford she featured in the 2003 Max calendar.
Canalis had minor roles in the films Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo and Virgin Territory.
In 2005, she replaced Michelle Hunziker in Love Bugs 2, the second season of the sit-com Love Bugs.
In 2007, she co-hosted the annual Italian music festival, Festivalbar.
Elisabetta hosted the Trofeo Birra Moretti 2008.
She interviewed in the Festival Robert De Niro; The actor says also a funny "Ti amo" to Elisabetta.
Canalis appeared on the 13th season of Dancing with the Stars.
In 2009, she replaced Elena Santarelli on the Italian version of Total Request Live, on MTV Italia.
In 2010, she played a recurring character in season 3 of the TNT series Leverage.
She was paired with Valentin Chmerkovskiy and was the second to be eliminated on 27 September 2011.
She co-hosted for the second time the Sanremo Music Festival 2012 and acts with the singer Adriano Celentano in the role of "Italia".
After the first lady Carla Bruni she is the 2011 Lancia's testimonial; she promoted in a spot recorded in New York the new city limousine Musa "5th Avenue".
In June 2011: She appeared in a photoshoot of the Spanish version of Vogue,
She is model and testimonial in the same year for the underwear of Roberto Cavalli. Elisabetta is June's cover girl for the third time on Vanity Fair.
She posed nude for PETA's "I'd Rather Go Naked than Wear Fur" campaign in 2011.
She was interviewed on the The Ellen DeGeneres Show in September 2011.
In February 2011, she successfully co-hosted the most Important Italian song contest, Sanremo Music Festival with Gianni Morandi and Belen Rodriguez.
She dated American actor George Clooney for almost 18 months. The couple split in June 2011