Stefania Spampinato was born Catania, Sicily, and grew up in a small town at the base of the Etna Volcano called Belpasso. She started dancing at 6 years old. Her passion for the arts at a young age was undeniable so her mother started making her dance costumes so she could afford her daughter's tuition. After graduating high school with honors, she moved to Milan where she got a BA in performing arts. This lead to a very successful career in dance & theatre that lasted over 10 years traveling all over to locations like Paris, Tokyo, Shanghai, Mumbai, Berlin and included collaborations with Joaquin Cortez, Kylie Minogue, Leona Lewis, The Voice UK and X Factor US & UK. In 2011 she bought a one way ticket to Los Angeles. She is a recurring cast member of the record breaking ABC medical drama Grey’s Anatomy, where she portraits dr .Carina Deluca, among other projects she’s been cast in the upcoming James Mangold movie “Ford vs Ferrari”starring Matt Damon & Christian Bale, in October 2019 she will appear as the leading female in the Italian comedy “Il Giorno più bello del mondo” written, directed and starring Italian comedy legend Alessandro Siani. In her spare time she loves to read, travel, dance, practice Taekwondo, and spend time with her "famiglia"in Sicily.