|Who is it?||Actress, Miscellaneous Crew, Producer|
|Birth Place||Rimini, Emilia-Romagna, Italy, Italy|
|Occupation||Actress, Producer, Writer, former TV Host|
|Years active||2003 – present|
Carlotta Sofia Montanari was born at Villa Maria Hospital in Rimini, Italy. Her parents got married in 1976 in Rimini, and separated when she was about 7 years old. The separation of her parents and the loss of the family unit, when she was only a child, lead to an emotional state of incompleteness and melancholy in Carlotta's life that was soothed by the deep relationship with her grandmother Maria and the contact with the animals and nature. Montanari grew up in a household with "little money", spent lot of time with her grandparents especially her grandmother Maria, born in 1929, who since very little Carlotta considered her best friend and second mother. Montanari and her brother attended the Sisters of Our Lady of Sorrows elementary school, in Riccione. Grew up with a strong passion for animals in particular horses and horse riding. After high school she attended and graduated with Master of Visual Arts at the Federico Fellini's Institute in Riccione, thereafter studied journalism and communication sciences in Rome. Therefore, moved to Rome to study theater full-time and attended Communication Sciences and Journalism at University Sapienza University of Rome while studying theater and working as TV host and at only 25 was the creator of the ethic column called LiberaMente (Free Mind).