Brigitte Nielsen’s Husband Mattia Dessì

Mattia Dessì

Mattia Dessì is the husband of Danish-Italian actress, singer and reality TV personality, Brigitte Nielsen –currently expecting child number five –and did we mention she is 54!

Mattia’s wife got her start as a model at the beginning of the 80’s, the stunning blonde starred in a string of action films back in the 80’s including “Red Sonja” in 1985, alongside Arnold Schwarzenegger. That year she also appeared in “Rocky IV” and “Cobra” in 1986 –both films with then-husband Sylvester Stallone.

Nielsen is well remembered for playing played Ludmilla in Rocky IV. She later played a role in Beverly Hills Cop II. Brigitte who began her career as a model in her teenage years also made an appearance on Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew.

The stunner married current hubby Mattia Dessi in 2006, he is actually husband number five, having been previously hitched to Danish musician Kasper Winding in 1983; followed by Sylvester Stallone whom she divorced in 1987; Sebastian Copeland (divorced 1992) and Raoul Meyer (divorced 2005).

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She was also romantically involved with American footballer Mark Gastineau as well as rapper Flavor Flav –with whom she appeared on ‘Strange Love.’

From her previous relationship she is the mother of four sons, Julian, born in 1984; Killian, born in 1989; Douglas, born in 1993; and Raoul, born in 1995.

Mattia Dessi is an Italian model born on October 22, 1978. The 39-year-old and Nielsen currently reside in Palm Springs. At the time of their nuptials he was 28-year-old.

Dessi appeared in the picture back in 2005 when he appeared on the 2005 series ‘Strange Love’ –about her romance with Flavor Flav. By the end of one season of Strange Love, she had left Flav for the Italian stud. The two apparently met in 2004 while he worked as a waiter at a Switzerland hotel.

According to his IMDb page, Dessi is a producer, known for Gitte Talks (2015), Strange Love (2005) and Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew (2008).