20 Rare, Never-Before-Seen Photos Of Sophia Loren That Will Take Your Breath Away

Sophia Loren is a legend and her name needs little introduction for most people. For those who are not familiar with the Italian bombshell, then you should know that her story is one which started from humble beings. Here we have rounded up 20 gorgeous and stunning photos of this Italian starlet that made her the legend.

1. On the road to success

Growing up in the slums of Pozzuoli during the second World War, Sophia has experienced much misery in her childhood. Her life took an unexpected turn when she entered into a beauty contest where she caught the attention of film producer Carlo Ponti (her future husband). Under his guidance, Sophia appeared as an extra in ten films before working her way up to supporting roles.