Was originally considered for one of the leading roles of Lady L (1965).
She was placed third in the Miss Italy competition in 1947 behind Lucia Bosé and Gianna Maria Canale.
Has one grandson: Dimitri Milko.
Joey "The Lips" Fagan's trumpet in the Roddy Doyle novel "The Commitments" is named after her.
In May 2013, her diamond jewelry sold for more than $4.9 million in Geneva, setting an auction record for pearl earrings, according to Sotheby's. The earrings beat the $1.98 million figure set in 2011 from the sale of ones made by Bulgari for Elizabeth Taylor. Lollobrigida said was selling the jewelry to raise money for stem cell research.