Simonetta Stefanelli net worth: Simonetta Stefanelli is an Italian actress, businesswoman, and fashion designer who has a net worth of $20 million dollars. Simonetta Stefanelli was born in Rome, Italy, and began her on-camera career with supporting roles in high-profile films in Italy. She worked with multiple Italian directors of note, including Gian Luigi Polidoro, Giulio Petroni, and Marco Vicario. She became a household name, when she was cast as Apollonia Vitelli-Corleone in Francis Ford Coppola's "The Godfather". She was sixteen years old. Hollywood beckoned, but only if she would continue playing the romantic ingénue. She was uninterested in being typecast, and chose to continue making films in Europe. She went on to appear in a number of films with actor/director Michele Placido. They were subsequently married, and had three children together, before divorcing in 1994. She has retired from acting, and now runs her own design business in Rome. She designs shoes and purses, and has her own boutique.