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Carlo Ponti has been divorced from Sophia Loren since 1962. They had been married for 4.2 years. Carlo Ponti is now deceased.

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Carlo Ponti

Entertainment - Producer

Why Famous: Deceased spouse of Sophia Loren

Age: 94 (12/11/1912 - 1/9/2007)


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Sophia Loren

Entertainment - Actress

Why Famous: Two Women, film

Age: 82 (b. 9/20/1934)

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Sophia Loren's Relationships (3)

Relationship Timeline

Event Start Date Length
Dating n/a --
Engaged n/a --
Married 9/17/1957 4.2 years
    Separated n/a --
    Filed for Divorce n/a --
Divorced 1962 --
 Total4.2 years*

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Children of this Relationship

Name Born Age Gender Type
Carlo Ponti, Jr.12/29/196848 yrs.MaleBiological
Edoardo Ponti1/6/197344 yrs.MaleBiological

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Where and/or how did Carlo Ponti and Sophia Loren meet?

They met while he was a judge in a beauty competition.

Why did Carlo Ponti and Sophia Loren break up?

Sophia and Carlo were together until his death.

Other Relationship Information about Carlo Ponti and Sophia Loren:

Regarding Sophia's career, Carlo cast her in several movie roles and his friend, Goffredo Lombardo, changed her name to Sophia Loren (orginally Sofia Lazzaro).

Carlo married Sophia by proxy. Since divorce was illegal in Italy, if they returned there, they would be charged with bigomy and concubinage, respectively. They returned to Italy in 1960, were summoned to court and denied being married. In 1965, when Giuliani and Carlo became French citizens, Carlo finally got his legal divorce and married Sophia in 1966.

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