Mario Testino

Annie Leibovitz "SUMO-Sized" Taschen Book Launch at Chateau Marmont in Los Angeles - Arrivals

Testino in 2014, photo by

Birth Name: Mario Eduardo Testino Silva

Place of Birth: Lima, Perù

Date of Birth: 30 October, 1954

*Italian (father)
*Spanish, Irish (mother)

Mario Testino is a Peruvian fashion and portrait photographer. He has shot fashion for Vogue, Gucci, V, and Vanity Fair. His celebrity subjects have most famously included Diana, Princess of Wales, and her sons.

Mario was born to a Peruvian middle class family. He is the son of Mario Testino, who is of Italian ancestry, with roots in Lavagna, Genoa, Liguria, and Maria Teresa Silva, who has Spanish and Irish ancestry. In 1982, Mario moved permanently to London, U.K.



Finnish-Italian guy,

2 Responses

  1. andrew says:

    tag: “Italian-Peruvian”.

    His Italian roots are from Lavagna, Genoa, Liguria.

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