The model’s friend Sonja Ammar seems surprising in the will of Leonardo Del Vecchio, the patron of Luxottica, who passed away in the last few days. It’s a twist the appearance of the young manager Rocco Basilico among the heirs. And his girlfriend immediately becomes the focus of the gossip textbook. So to speak: when it is wet, it always rains.
Who is Sonya? She is 23 and already an established model. Sonia Ammar appeared on the cover of Vanity Fair and L’Officiel, she walked for them Miu Miu, Carolina Herrera and chanelswas also the favorite of Dolce & Gabbana for a campaign on Millennials. An independent career that began in 2016 with a contract with the famous fashion agency Img.
But now she’s in the spotlight following the reading of the will of Leonardo Del Vecchio, the founder of Luxottica. There, Surprisingly, Rocco Basilico also appeared among the beneficiaries of the inheritance. It’s the young manager of the company who presented Mark Zuckerberg with the “smart glasses” the inventor of Facebook. During a trip to the USA he met Sonia. Los Angeles was condemned: the two have been engaged since 2017.
Sonia is not a woman who likes to live in tow. She prides herself on her independence and her relationship with Basilico has never been announced. She was born in Paris in 1999. She is the daughter of film producer Tarak Ben Ammar. His father founded Quinta Communications, the company that owns Eagle Pictures. It is the Major who produced and distributed Tom Hooper’s The King’s Speech, Mel Gibson’s Passion, the Twilight saga, The Addams Family and House of Gucci starring Lady Gaga, among others. He was a good friend of Bettino Craxi and partner of Silvio Berlusconi. A family related, albeit distantly, to Tunisia’s first president, Habib Bourguiba.
Fashion shows, catwalks, covers. Success came early for Sonia. The consecration that we revealed, with Dolce & Gabbana and their campaign entirely dedicated to millennials, where he will be among other international stars such as zendaya. But Sonia is also an excellent singer and a promising actress. Barely more than a child, she was on the stage of the musical “Les Amants de la Bastille” in 2013. Then in the film Jappeloup appeared a tender and tender story of a jockey who adopts a badly injured colt and, cured, becomes a champion. Now it is time Choice to appear in the cast of a film: Scream 5, another chapter in Wes Craven’s horror saga. In front of the microphone, in Los Angeles, he debuted in 2019 with the single “Joyride”, a love story. In the video clip she is always wrapped in a fluffy and very light white dress.
She has been engaged to Rocco Basilico for several years. For him, too, a career that began at a young age. He is the first married son of Nicoletta Zampillo (with the financier Paolo Basilico), Del Vecchio’s last wife. was Economics student at the Cattolica in Milan, joined Luxottica in 2013 at the age of just 23. Today he is also Chief Weables Officer and CEO of Oliver Peoples, a leading eyewear company. Needless to say, it exudes Los Angeles style.
When the will was opened, his name came as a surprise. With him came the eighth heir with 12.5 shares in the Luxembourg family safe. “It was my husband’s suggestion that my son Rocco be included in the will and I gladly accepted‘ Ms. Del Vecchio revealed. Now the symbolic photo of love between Sonia and Rocco is circulating in all media around the world. He has dark glasses, she winks.