Valentina Monetta was born on the 1st of March 1975 to a Sammarinese mother and Italian father. She started singing and playing the piano at an early age. Her singing career began in 1995 singing in various bands.
She tried for Eurovision 6 times in 2008, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2017. Over the years she has represented her country 4 times. She released an album named La storia di Valentina Monetta including multiple versions of Crisalide (Vola). 3 albums and several singles including her Eurovision songs in her discography has so far been released.
Four Eurovision participations by Valentina Montetta
2012: The Social Network Song finished 14th in the semi-final and as such didn’t reach the final
2013: Crisalide (Vola) finished 11th in the semi-final and as such didn’t reach the final
2014: Maybe reached the final where it finished 24th
2017: Spirit Of The Night finished 18th in the semi-final and as such didn’t reach the final. This was a duet with Jimmie Wilson.