Carla Bruni is an Italian-French singer-songwriter and former model. She was born in Turin, Italy, and raised in France. She began her musical career in 2002, and has since released five studio albums. Her music is a mix of folk, jazz, and pop, and her lyrics often focus on love and relationships. Bruni has had a successful career as a model, appearing in campaigns for Dior, Givenchy, and Yves Saint Laurent. Bruni is also an accomplished author. She has written two books, a memoir and a collection of poetry. She is also an advocate for human rights and has been involved in various charitable causes.