Carla Bruni Sarkozy (born Carla Gilberta Bruni Tedeschi; Italian pronunciation: [?karla d?il?b?rta ?bru?ni te?deski]; 23 December 1967) is an Italian-French singer-songwriter and supermodel. In 2008, she married Nicolas Sarkozy, the then President of France and ex-officio Co-Prince of Andorra.
Bruni was born in Italy and moved to France at the age of seven. She was a model from 1987 to 1997 before taking up a career in music. She wrote several songs for Julien Clerc that were featured on his 2000 album, Si jétais elle. Bruni released her first album, Quelquun ma dit, in 2002, which eventually spent thirty-four weeks in the top 10 of the French Albums Chart. Bruni won the Victoire Award for Female Artist of the Year at the 2007 Victoires de la Musique. The same year, Bruni released her second album, No Promises, then the following year she released her third album, Comme si de rien nétait. In 2013, Bruni released her fourth album, Little French Songs. In 2017, Bruni released her fifth album, French Touch. She has sold 5 million albums during her career.
She is the third wife of former French President Nicolas Sarkozy, with whom she had a daughter, Giulia, on October 19, 2011. According to Forbes magazine, she was ranked 35th in 2010 in the list of the most powerful women in the world.
Committed to social issues, in 2009 she created the Carla Bruni-Sarkozy Foundation to promote access to culture and knowledge for all.