Real Madrid’s Mesut Ozil is now dating Mandy Capristo, after he split up with ex-girlfriend Anna Maria Lagerblom who were together since 2009.
The couple was spotted shopping together in Madrid. Rumors of their romance appeared in 2012.
Mandy Grace Capristo was born on March 21, 1990, in in Mannheim, Baden-Württemberg. She is a German singer, songwriter, dancer, and model. Born to an Italian father, Vittorio Capristo, and a German mother, Carmen, Capristo grew up in Bürstadt, Hesse.
At the age of four, she began gymnastics, dance and piano lessons. Mandy announced her first solo single “The Way I Like It” which will release on April 13. Her first album is going to be called Grace. Capristo has published songs in English, only for the Tabaluga project and the feature film Rapunzel has she sung in German, she has also sung in Italian. She said:
“I feel most comfortable with English, because I personally think that my voice sounds at its best. Although German is my native language, I feel more comfortable in English.” In addition, she added: “It is very important that I decide my projects.”
Capristo considers Beyonce her idol and inspiration. Other musical influences are Rihanna and Nicole Scherzinger.
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