Gabriele is the only son of Maria De Filippi and Maurizio Costanzoalthough the journalist, who passed away at the age of 84 on February 24, 2023, has had three others from previous relationships.
Gabriele Costanzo, the son adopted by Maria De Filippi and Maurizio Costanzo
Gabriel Costanzo was born in Rome on January 31, 1991 and is of the sign of Aquarius. He lived for some time in an orphanage and then at the age of 12 he was adopted by Maurizio Costanzo and Maria De Filippi. No news has been leaked of his biological parents.
Gabriele left his studies in 2009 after graduating and started working for Fascino as assistant producer in some programs hosted by his parents. In fact, it is known that he took care of the casting of Men and women and editing the episodes. In 2017 he also began to collaborate with his father in the famous talk Maurizio Costanzo Show. In 2021 he founded with two former competitors of Friends and he engaged in the same year Luigi Strangis and Alex, coming from his mother’s talent. Once active on Instagram, she closed the profile.
As for private life, Gabriele Costanzo was engaged to the stylist Francesca Quattrini but it seems that the various lockdowns have put their relationship in crisis. From the latest rumors that have emerged it seems that you recently frequent a well-known face of Men and Women, Raffaella Mennoia, with whom he was paparazzi on a boat in the company of his mother, Maria De Filippi.
Gabriele Costanzo and the special bond with Maria De Filippi
De Filippi in several interviews spoke of her son Gabriele and how is very attached to him, also thanks to the numerous summers spent in Ansedonia. In 2019 Maria told Raffaella Carrà about the adoption, shared with Maurizio Costanzo. “Maurizio already had two grown children. And I chose Gabriele”, specifying that the decision to adopt a child did not derive from the impossibility of having one, but was made with great awareness.
He remembered his first meeting with Gabriele like this: “When I met Gabriele for the first time he was 10 years old, I was as tense as a violin string, it was like going to an exam you can’t prepare for. I thought: what if I suck at him?”. Maria told how long the period of knowledge between her and her son was. He hadn’t received her well at first. Then he spent 10 days at the De Filippi-Costanzo house for the Christmas holidays and everything changed.
Gabriele Costanzo has a brother and a sister, children of Maurizio. Camilla, born from the marriage between the journalist and Flaminia Morandi, who is a screenwriter and Saverio, the second son of the ex couple, now a director and screenwriter. Maria De Filippi, on the other hand, has no other children.