Augusto Gregorini – Is Barbara Bach’s Ex-Husband Alive?

Augusto Gregorini was an Italian financier, entrepreneur, and businessman who gained fame from his marriage to the Bond girl, Barbara Bach. Barbara is an actress and model who played the Bond girl Anya Amasova in The Spy Who Loved Me (1977).

Barbara and Augusto were married for around a decade. Moreover, they also had two beautiful children together.

Although most of the netizens know Barbara, they don’t have enough information on her ex-husband, Augusto. Gregorini was tight-lipped about his personal life. He was an Italian Business entrepreneur and industrialist by profession trying to stay away from the media, enjoying his private life.

So, in this article, we will dive into the life of the famous ex-husband.

How Old Is Augusto Gregorini?

Augusto Gregorini was born in 1937 in Italy. His full name was Count Augusto Gregorini. His wife, Barbara Bach, is now 75 years old. Augusto holds Italian nationality. There is no information about his parents or early life. Still, we assume that he was brought up well in Italy by his parents.

When Did Augusto Gregorini and Barbara Bach First Meet?

The Italian businessman tied the knot with the American actress and model, Barbara Bach. The couple met for the first time in 1966 in New York City. At that time, Augusto was on a business trip, and Barbara was there for her modeling profession. The two met and started dating each other. After knowing each other for two years, the lovebirds finally registered their matrimonial relationship in 1968.

Augusto Gregorini's  ex-wife Barbara Bach and daughter Francesca Gregorini taking a selfie
Source: Instagram @ fgregorini


Barbara followed her husband to Italy after their marriage in order to settle with him there. About her shift, Barbara said, “He was 10 years older than me, and he was from a wonderful family… ” She added, “Living in another country for 10 years and speaking their language, I almost had a completely different identity.” Later, she moved back to New York for her profession. Together, they welcomed their first baby in the same year they married: a daughter, Francesca Gregorini, and later a son, Gianni Gregorini, in 1972.

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Short Bio Of His Ex-Wife

Actress and model Barbara Goldbach was born on August 27, 1947, in New York City, United States. She graduated from Dominican Commercial High School in Queens, in 1964. The following year she started modeling while shortening her surname to Bach. She began her modeling, professionally appearing in fashion magazines and catalogs.

She has established herself as an actress with movies like Short Night of Glass Dolls, A few Hours of Sunlight, The Sensual Man, Street law, Island of the Fisherman, The Unseen, Princess Daisy, and many more.

Apart from her professional life, Barbara is also the co-founder of the Self-Help Addiction Recovery Program and the Lotus Foundation. In addition, she has been assisting people with special needs through donations and various programs. In 1998, she went to rehab along with her husband Starr due to over-drug use and alcohol consumption. She has been clean ever since.

How Many Children Does Augusto Gregorini Have?

Augusto Gregorini was the father of two children. He shared a matrimonial relationship with his ex-wife, Barbara Bach, for almost ten years. In their relationship, they had a daughter and a son together. To know a little more about his children, the eldest is Francesca Gregorini, who was born on August 7, 1968. Francesca is a screenwriter and film director by profession. She is not married yet but is believed to be in a relationship.

Augusto Grgorini on a cycle ride with daughter Francesca Gregorini
Source: Instagram @ fgregorini


On the other hand, Gianni Gregorini was born in 1972. He is a businessman, just like his father. Apart from business, he has also done modeling and acting.

Reason For Their Divorce

At the beginning, everything was going smoothly between the couple. They were happily living together with their two children. However, over the years, their situation deteriorated and became quite complicated.

The couple married in 1975 and after 10 years of marriage, he announced their divorce, and they ended up splitting up by disclosing the real reason for their separation. Francesa was around 10 years old and Gianni was 4 when their parents got divorced. The split couple shared joint custody of their children.

His Ex-Wife Remarried

Gregorini did not marry anyone after separating from his Barbara. But, that wasn’t the case with his ex-wife. She tied the knot with former Beatles musician, Ringo Starr. They married on April 27, 1981, at Marylebone Town Hall. The couple first met on the set of the film Caveman a year before. They are still together, and Barbara’s children from her first marriage also have a good relationship with Ringo.

To know a little more about Ringo Starr, he was born on July 7, 1940, in Liverpool, England. He is a singer, songwriter, and musician by profession. Yellow Submarine, With a Little Help from My Friends, Photograph, You’re Sixteen, It Don’t Come Easy, Don’t Pass Me By, Octopus’ Garden, and others are among his songs. According to the International Vegetarian Union, Starr is a vegetarian and meditates on a regular basis.

His Son Was Diagnosed With Cerebral Palsy

Augusto’s son, Gianni Gregorini, had faced complications ever since he was in his mom’s womb. During the time of delivery, Barbara had to choose a cesarean section because doctors found that Gianni’s neck was tightly wrapped with an umbilical cord and he was suffering from a lack of oxygen.

The suffering didn’t end there. After the delivery, doctors did a regular checkup on the new baby and found out that he had cerebral palsy. Cerebral palsy is a disorder that causes difficulties with the use of muscles, maintaining balance and posture, and moving. It is considered the most common motor disability found in childhood.

In his early life, Gianni suffered a lot due to his condition. To begin with, he needed years of physiotherapy before being able to move. His friend did not allow him to play with him in school because he could barely move. Regarding the present time, Gianni is now capable enough to take care of himself and he also does earn well for himself.

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Is Augusto Gregorini Still Alive?

Augusto died nearly four years earlier. Though we don’t have the exact date of his death, according to his daughter’s Instagram post, Augusto died somewhere in early 2018 due to cancer. She shared a post on his 80th birth anniversary stating he would have turned 80 that year on 17 March 2018.

Augusto Gregorini Net Worth

Augusto loved keeping his personal life away from the eyes of the public. So, he never revealed anything regarding his net worth and earnings. Moreover, he also hadn’t given any information regarding what business he had been involved in. But, looking at his children’s social media handles, he seems to have been living a luxurious lifestyle.

On the other hand, his ex-wife, Barbara Bach has an estimated worth of $20 million as of 2022.

His Physical Appearance

Though we don’t have an exact measurement of Augusto’s physique, we see him as a tall guy, maybe over 6 feet. He had dark brown eyes and dark brown hair. In terms of his ex-wife, Barbara Bach stands 1.7 meters tall. Her blue eyes and light brown hair make her look stunning.

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