1. She holds a PhD in Political Science from the University of Milan
2. She joined the Italian Communist Party when she took over the family business
3. She is married to her business partner, Patrizio Bertelli, who became the co-Chief Executive Officer of Prada and Miu Miu.
4. She had a brief flirtation with the performing arts training as a mime, having performed several times at La Scala Opera House in Milan
5. She's worth 4.3 billion USD in 2018, according to Forbes