Clarissa Burt is an award-winning actress, international media personality/producer/director, writer, author public speaker and Super Model. With hundreds of television and film credits to her name, This Who’s Who of International American Women brings over 30 years of entertainment industry experience in both International and American markets.
Currently: In the Limelight Multi-Media is an online multimedia portal, providing educative, entertaining and empowering content for women. Considered a modern guide for living, Clarissa speaks with knowledgeable entrepreneurs and prominent thought leaders delivering content through live streaming video interviews, a podcast, and digital magazine.
Special Mentions: Ms. Burt’s extensive international social work garnered her two private audiences with Pope John Paul II. As a women’s advocate and a leader of social change for a new standard of living, Clarissa was instrumental as Ambassador to the United States for the Walking Africa campaign that awarded African Women the Nobel Peace Prize in 2011. Clarissa is the first American to present at the Kremlin and be on the front page of a Russian newspaper. In February 2018 Clarissa was awarded the Certificate of Global Honor by the University of Pune, India. In December of 2018, Ms. Burt was awarded the “Women of Excellence” Award by the Women’s Economic Forum.
Books: The Italian Gluten Free Gastronomy Cookbook with Rita Romano can be found on Amazon.com and ClarissaBurt.shop. Her book “The Self-Esteem Regime” is due for Fall 2019 distribution.
Back Story: At 18, Clarissa signed with the Wilhelmina Modeling Agency in Manhattan. Soon after she moved to Milan and quickly began appearing on over a hundred magazine covers such as Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue, and Cosmopolitan. Known as one of the top 30 runway girls in the world in the ‘80s, Clarissa graced the most important designer catwalks in Milan, Rome, Paris, New York, and Japan. Soon after, she would be called by global cosmetic houses such as Revlon, Dior, and Carita’, Helena Rubenstein and was chosen as “The Face” for Orlane Cosmetics for 10 years.
Spotlight: Clarissa has performed in over 20 movies and can be remembered in award winning films such as Warner Brother’s “The Never Ending Story, part II,” where she played the Mean Queen “Xayide” and as Giulia in the Italian production “Caruso Pascosky di Padre Polacco”. Starring in hundreds of television shows, Clarissa quickly became a household name in Italy.
Television Producer: Clarissa added television producer to her credits in 1999. Clarissa Burt Media Group founded in Italy began with productions that included the nationally broadcast three-hour live broadcast of the Miss Universe Pageant, “The World Sports Awards”, “Quizzauto” and “Behind the Scenes with The Miss” all garnering her various coveted media awards internationally.
On the Radio: Moving into radio production, “Clarissa Burt Talks” featured this multi-talented media celebrity on Voice America and World Talk Radio where she interviewed knowledgeable entrepreneurs and prominent thought leaders.
Beauty Expert: A leading authority on beauty, image, and self-esteem, “Good Morning, Italy” called upon Clarissa to host the popular beauty segment, “Clarissa Suggests.” Clarissa Burt Hair extensions and accessories and Clarissa Burt Beauty Facial cremes were successfully launched on Home Shopping Network Italy.
Beauty Editor: Clarissa has been the Beauty Editor for such international publications as The LA Fashion Magazine, Fashion Faces, and Runway. You can find her articles also in The Huffington Post, Supermodels Unlimited, Bella Petite, and Discover Phoenix to name a few.