Stefania Spampinato sister Daniela Spampinato is a mother of two children. Stefania and Daniela were raised in a small town in Italy.
An Italian actress is quite famous for her role as Dr. Carina DeLuca in ABC’s renowned show, Grey’s Anatomy. She became a part of the show in 2017 and has been a recurring actress.
Growing up, Stefania did not want to be an actress; her initial plan was to be a lawyer. When she turned 18, her dreams did change like everyone else’s.
She committed to her dream of being in the entertainment industry after she moved to Milan when she was 18.
She was 29 years old when she was introduced to the acting industry. Before that, she was better known as a dancer. When she found out Grey’s Anatomy was looking for an Italian actress, she decided to give it a go and got selected.
Before that, she was also cast in other TV series like Glee and Satisfaction, and usually, she played a dancer role.
Stefania Was Raised Along With Daniela
Stefania Spampinato was raised with her sister Daniela Spampinato in Italy. Daniela passed away in October 2022 at the age of 51.
Stefania has two siblings, one sister and one brother. They bond well with each other and spent most of their time in Sicily, Italy while growing up.
At Christmas of 2017, She shared a picture with her brother Salvatore and Daniela while taking a morning stroll. They were around Catania and looked extremely happy to be together. It was also the first picture that she posted with her siblings.
Her brother Salvatore is also from Italy, but he lives a private life and is not active on social media.
Stefania was sorrowful by the loss of her sibling Daniela. She passed away on October 20, 2022, and she posted some pictures of her on Instagram. She also wrote “have a safe journey, my little sister,” in the caption.
In the post, many other celebrities and fans passed their condolences and warm wishes to the grieving family.
Daniela used to work as a Lecturer at I.C. Pestalozzi and has been a part of it since September 2000. I.C. Pestalozzi is a medical institute based in Italy.
Daniela went to Univerisità di Catania and majored in Foreign Languages and Literature there.
Before being a lecturer, she was also an actress for 17 years at Teatro Stabile Catania in Italy. She worked there from 1978 to 1996.
Daniela was happily married and had two children, one boy, and a girl. They lived together in Italy and on her 50th birthday, she posted a family picture and thanked everyone for sending her birthday wishes.
Her family has also traveled many times, and in 2016, the family was seen in San Francisco, California.
She and Stefania were quite supportive of each other. In 2017, Daniela posted a picture of her watching Grey’s Anatomy and showed support towards Stefania.
Stefania Was Married To Tony
Stefania Spampinato was married to an American choreographer Tony Testa. They got married in 2018, but their marriage only lasted 3 years.
Tony Testa was passionate about dancing from a young age, and he made dancing videos from his mom’s camera while growing up. Janet Jackson also noticed his reel, and the team invited him to participate in her promotional tour.
Till now, Tony has worked with many celebrities like Demi Lovato, Britney Speares, and many more.
Stefania And Tony Divorce
The couple got married in 2018 and finalized their divorce in 2020. The reason behind their divorce and their marital history is unknown till now.
Stefania and her ex-husband Tony do not follow each other on Instagram now and are living their own lives.
In May 2021, she did an Instagram live with her on-screen partner Danielle Savre, and they did talk about love and relationships. Stefania mentioned that she is single, but she dreams of falling in love at first sight.
She also mentioned that she wants her date to cook for her.
In Grey’s Anatomy, Stefania is identified as bisexual, and the fans are curious about her orientation in real life too. She has not given any information about her identity either.
In the series, her character Dr. Carina DeLuca has a happy marital life, and the fans love the couple.