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An anomaly in the notoriously private, 163-member Agnelli family, Lapo had become the rock star of Italian business, and journalists and paparazzi dogged his every move, from his storybook romance with Italy’s No.1 starlet, Martina Stella, who had appeared in to his slapping the Fiat trademark on products as diverse as designer sweatshirts and wines.But this time, as Lapo’s family arrived at the hospital, fighting their way through a phalanx of cameras and reporters, and the Fiat brass scrambled to squelch the news, the story began to emerge in increasingly shocking installments: first, that Lapo had been admitted “for respiratory problems of pharmacological origin,” then, according to police, that he had been taken from a “woman’s apartment.” The questions everyone asked were: What woman?And where was Martina Stella, the love of Lapo’s life?
It looked like just another overdose in the cocaine-dusted backstreets of Turin, Italy: white male, 28, comatose in a small apartment in the red-light district. ”The paramedics found him unconscious on the bed, and repeated injections of Narcan—the anti-overdose serum—couldn’t revive him from what would later be described as a near-lethal cocktail of cocaine and heroin.In 2001, Elkann worked as a personal assistant to Henry Kissinger, subsequently working as marketing associate for Ferrari and Maserati. He coordinated marketing for the Fiat Punto and Fiat 500.In 2011, Elkann worked with Gucci's creative director, Frida Giannini, on developing the Gucci Special Edition of the Fiat 500 and has consulted with Ferrari, running Ferrari Tailor Made, which enables customers to customize their car.Once estimated to be worth .1 billion, Gianni Agnelli’s empire included Fiat, the Juventus soccer team, the Château Margaux vineyards, a department store, an aviation plant, and “and it was well known in Italian high society that he had a lifelong flirtation with the same substance that got Lapo into trouble,” according to his biographer Alan Friedman. Every time that he would meet up with somebody: friends and acquaintances, even journalists ...
and he would run to hug them, to kiss them, to ask them for some affection, which he seemed to never get enough of.
A member of the Agnelli family, Elkann was born in New York City, the son of Countess Margherita Agnelli de Pahlen and the American-born Italian writer Alain Elkann. He is the brother of John Elkann, the current chairman of Fiat and the chairman and CEO of Exor, an investment company controlled by the Agnelli family, which owns Juventus F. Elkann is a grandson of Fiat chairman Gianni Agnelli and Marella Agnelli.