A member of the Agnelli family, Elkann was born in New York City, the son of Countess Margherita Agnelli de Pahlen and the American-born Italian writer Alain Elkann. He is the brother of John Elkann, the current Chairman of Fiat and the Chairman and CEO of Exor, an investment company controlled by the Agnelli family, which owns Juventus F. Elkann is a grandson of Fiat chairman Gianni Agnelli and Marella Agnelli.
He is nephew of Don Carlo Caracciolo, founder of Gruppo Editoriale L’Espresso - owner of the newspaper la Repubblica, the Italian daily general-interest newspaper.
Lapo Edovard Elkann (born 7 October 1977) is an Italian entrepreneur and grandson of Gianni Agnelli, the former controlling CEO and controlling shareholder of Fiat Automobiles.
Elkann, who was a Fiat marketing manager and manager of brand promotion at Group Fiat, is currently president of LA Holding, Italia Independent and Independent Ideas.
He also sits at the helm of flourishing eyewear brand Italia Independent, which has a store right here in New York at 85 Mercer Street in addition to many other outposts around the world.
His new side project, Garage Italia Customs, takes luxury automobiles that could already be considered rare beyond words, and adds an extra twist through custom details like tiger or pinstripe paint-jobs.
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Now, several outlets are reporting that the two are engaged. thrust Shermine Shahrivar into the spotlight by pronouncing that she got engaged to Lapo Elkann.When he acquired the 3,100-square-foot space, which is in a severe postwar palazzo, a bit over a year ago, a primary objective was to banish the apartment's darkness."It had to be packed with light," Elkann says over a breakfast of persimmons, brioches, and coffee on his terrace, where an Italia Independent flag flutters when he is at home, snapping amid potted kumquat and lemon trees.Working with Milanese architect Natalia Bianchi, a friend, the sun-loving Elkann added floor-to-ceiling windows and moved walls to simplify the penthouse's formal layout.Lapo Elkann is the 38-year-old heir apparent to the Fiat Group automotive empire.An anomaly in the notoriously private, 163-member Agnelli family, Lapo had become the rock star of Italian business, and journalists and paparazzi dogged his every move, from his storybook romance with Italy’s No.Tags: Adult Dating, affair dating, sex dating