Edoardo Santini was voted Italy’s ‘Most Handsome’ man at 17 by fashion group ABE in 2019.
He is a model, actor, and dancer who is currently on the path to becoming a priest.
How old is Edoardo Santini? Family
Edoardo Santini was born in November 2002, in Castel Fiorentino, Italy. He is 21 years old.
“At 21 years old my father took the decision to marry my mother because she was pregnant and my mum, at 21, became a mother.”
His nationality is Italian and his ethnicity is Caucasian. Talking about his parents, his mother was pregnant at 20 and he was born when she was 21.
His parents are very supportive of him and because of their support, he had the opportunity and freedom to follow his passion. He became a model at a very young age.
Edoardo Santini – Career
Edoardo initiated his professional journey in the modelling industry. He was soon acclaimed Italy’s ‘Most Handsome’ man in 2019. His versatile talent led him to explore work in modelling, acting, and dance.
In November 2023, i.e., on his 21st birthday, he revealed that he wanted to sacrifice this normal life and walk through the path of spirituality.
Despite having a promising career in the modelling world, he wants to dedicate his life to the Catholic Church’s efforts to recruit new priests.
“I’ve decided to give up modeling work, acting, and dance, but I won’t abandon all my passions; I’ll just live them differently, offering them up to God.”
He wants to join a seminary near Florence.
Why Edoardo Santini turn into a priest?
At the age of 21, the X model and dancer made a life-altering decision to become a priest.
He shared on IG,
“I’ve felt I had to investigate it for a long time, last year I took a first step, but I had told few the real reason for my move – I needed time that was purely for me -. This year, at the dawn of my 21st birthday, I feel ready to share this research.”
This choice was inspired by a profound experience living with two priests, which he describes as the “best experience” of his life in 2022.
“At the end of the year it was natural for me to ask the bishop to enter the preparatory course, the year that precedes life in the seminary. And here I am, studying theology and serving two parishes in the Florentine diocese.”
Edoardo Santini-Social Media Presence:
Edoardo Santini’s is active on Instagram with over 17.1K followers. His Instagram bio states,
“I’m a Christian, priest wannabe.”
Recently, he shared a video of himself seemingly immersed in prayer in a church, dedicating his religious journey.