Violante Placido is an Italian singer and actress. She was born on 1 May 1976 in Rome, Italy actress Simonetta Stefanelli and actor-director Michele Placido. She debuted with the movie, Quattro Bravi Ragazzi, alongside her father. She, later on, did the movie Jack Frusciante Left the Band.

Although, in L'anima Gemella she had her first important role. Sergio Rubini directed the movie L'anima Gemella. She also did a comedy film La cena per farli conoscere, which was released in 2007. She did her first Hindi film Barah Aana Click to look into! >> Read More... Barah Aana in March 2009. She is co-starring in Transporter: The Series, it is a Television series of the same name as the movie. Here, she appears as a French Intelligence Officer.

Her first album, Don't Be Shy was released in 2006 under the name Viola. The songs were written by herself and were inspired by Stuart Benson. Her second single came out is, "How To Save Your Life". She is the partner to Massimiliano D'Epiro, an Italian film- director. They have a son named Vasco, born in October 2013.