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Giuliana Rancic
Rancic at the 81st Academy Awards in February 2009
Born Giuliana DePandi
August 17, 1974 (1974-08-17) (age 35)
Naples, Italy
Occupation Journalist
Television personality
Spouse(s) Bill Rancic (m. 2007–present) «start: (2007)»"Marriage: Bill Rancic to Giuliana Rancic" Location: (linkback:

Giuliana Rancic (née DePandi) born August 17, 1974) is an Italian-American celebrity news personality. Rancic is a host on E! News, the E! Network's flagship entertainment news program.

In addition to her news anchoring duties, Rancic often co-hosts red carpet events for award shows, such as the Golden Globes and the Academy Awards. On March 13, 2006, she was joined as host of E! News by Ryan Seacrest. She is the creator and executive producer of MTV's Celebrity Rap Superstar, which premiered in 2007. She also appeared in the movie Bring it on: Fight to the Finish with in a brief scene.


Personal life

Giuliana was born in Naples, Italy and moved to the United States at the age of 7. She was raised in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. She is a graduate of Walt Whitman High School (Bethesda MD), received a bachelor's degree in Journalism from the University of Maryland, College Park, and a master's degree in Journalism from American University. Her father, Eduardo DePandi, is a master tailor. The DePandi family owns Bruno Cipriani, a high-end mens clothing store in the White Flint Mall in North Bethesda, Maryland. She has a sister Monica and an opera singer brother Pasquale DePandi[citation needed]. In June 2006, she also released a book entitled "Think Like a Guy: How to Get a Guy by Thinking Like One", a dating advice book for women in the first stages of a relationship.

Before marrying Bill Rancic, Giuliana was in a relationship with actor Jerry O'Connell for about a 3 years.

On December 16, 2006, Bill Rancic and Giuliana announced their engagement. The two married on September 1, 2007 in a ceremony on Capri at Santa Sophia Church in Anacapri.[1][2]


Year Title Role
2007 Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer Herself (Giuliana Rancic)[3]
2009 Bring It On: Fight to the Finish Herself (Giuliana Rancic)[4]

Giuliana & Bill


  • She was ranked #94 on the Maxim Hot 100 Women of 2004.[5]

Featured in People Magazine's 100 Most Beautiful of 2006 issue.


  • Think Like a Guy: How to Get a Guy by Thinking Like One (2006) ISBN 0-312-35437-1


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