Lapo Elkann’s Girlfriend Shermine Shahrivar

Shermine Shahrivar

Shermine Shahrivar is the girlfriend of Italian entrepreneur, Lapo Elkann –known for being heir to the Fiat automobile fortune. Keep reading to know Shermine Shahrivar’s biography.

Shermine Shahrivar’s boyfriend was born Lapo Eduard Elkann on October 7, 1977 in NY. The 39-year-old is the youngest grandson of Fiat’s legendary chief Gianni Agnelli. He is the son of of Countess Margherita Agnelli de Pahlen and Alain Elkann –an American-born Italian writer.

The International playboy and jetsetter is described as a pioneer in linking the disciplines of fashion, automobile and design.

He is the Co-Founder and Chairman of Garage Italia Customs, and also Founder and Chairman of L.A.P.S. Foundation. The acronymic title, which is also a play on his first name, stands for Liberia Accademia Progetti Sperimentali or, translated, Free Academy for Experimental Projects.

Mr. Elkann is also a partner, along with sister Ginevra Elkann, in a film distribution company, Good Films; the owner of an advertising agency.

Shermine’s boyfriend is definitely a controversial figure to say the least. In 2005 shortly after the passing of his legendary grandfather, Elkann came close to dying from a cocaine overdose. Most recently he was arrested with a male escort in New York this past weekend for allegedly faking his own kidnapping.


Lapo, however is a lucky guy, he can call the gorgeous Shermine Shahrivar, his fiancée.

Shermine met her beau at the Cannes Film Festival in May and have been for dating a few months, according to Kurier. Shermine has been linked in the past to Prince Albert of Monaco.

So just, who is Shermine?


Shermine Shahrivar was born on September 17, 1982. She is an Iranian-born model. She was named Miss Germany in 2004 and Miss Europe in 2005.

Though she was born in Iran, her family moved to Aachen, Germany when she was very young. As a result, she is a German citizen. She was asked by a scout if she wanted to model at age 16.

Shermine Shahrivar studied social science as well as acting. She reportedly speaks four different languages: Germay, Persian, English and French.

According to her social media, she graduated from the RWTH Aachen in Political Science, Psychology and German Literature.

She participated in several beauty contests including Miss Universe in Ecuador, Miss International in China and Miss Europe in Paris.

Following her pageant tittle, she landed TV hosting gigs in Germany. She’s also appeared in music videos and on the cover of German Playboy magazine in 2010.

The stunning 34-year-old is also the mother of one daughter, Aurelia Dahlia –from her relationship to Markus Klossek.

She currently resides in NY.

You can check out Shermine Shahrivar on Instagram here.