Former teacher who claims to be 'the most followed air hostess in the world' gets movie role

Laura D’amore. Images by Media Drum World/ Magazine Features
Laura D’amore. Images by Media Drum World/ Magazine Features
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Air hostess, Laura D’amore (37), from Catania, Italy, decided to apply for the job a few years after graduating from university. Almost 13-years later, Laura claims to be ‘the most followed air hostess in the world’ with an impressive 678,000 fans on Instagram alone.

It’s not something Laura expected. She began posting photos online of her glamourous work look and stunning off-duty attire and brands and companies began to take notice.

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Laura D’amore. All images by Media Drum World/Magazine Features

Laura travels on several routes across Europe and is regularly recognised by fans. “Some people I encounter at work say I look even better face-to-face than I do on Instagram. Both customers and followers are very respectful and polite but when they’re not, I immediately block them," Laura says.

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“I’ve had DMs where people have asked me if I’ve photoshopped my pictures because they can’t believe that I look like that. Other men have said that I’m a bad person because I didn’t respond to them, but I have a boyfriend. He’s proud of what I’ve achieved so I don’t think he minds to the situation too much," she says.

“I didn’t always know that this is what I would do. I worked abroad for several years as a teacher before returning to Italy and that’s when I decided to hand in my application to be an air hostess."

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Laura has been an air hostess for thirteen years and says she could never have imagined the opportunities her role as an air hostess would lead to.

Whilst she loves her job, Laura will soon be answering the call of the silver-screen, thanks to her manager, Christian Nardi. “I love constantly waking up in a new city. I’m away from home for a long time, which can be hard but I get to meet new people, and travel a lot,” Laura says.

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Laura will be starring in a new action/science-fiction film that is being filmed in Italy. “My role as an air hostess has meant that I’ve also become an influencer. Being an air hostess is a job that challenges you to be both dynamic and enterprising and I love the constant evolution.”

Story courtesy Magazine Features

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