Andrea Bocelli, 61, and wife, 36, enjoy family holiday in Portofino

Andrea Bocelli, 61, and wife Veronica Berti, 36, enjoy family holiday aboard a luxury yacht in Portofino as his sons have fun on jet-skis while their father practices the piano

He revealed and members of his family secretly battled COVID-19 in March. 

And, on Monday, Andrea Bocelli, 61, and wife Veronica Berti, 36, were spotted enjoying a family holiday aboard a luxury yacht in Portofino on the Italian Riviera 

Their daughter Virginia, 8, was seen sat at the front of a tender, and the singer’s sons Amos, 25, and Matteo, 22, had fun on jet-skis while their father practiced the piano. 


Vacay! On Monday, Andrea Bocelli, 61, and wife Veronica Berti, 36, were spotted enjoying a family holiday aboard a luxury yacht in Portofino on the Italian Riviera

Andrea kept things simple, opting to wear just a plain navy blue pair of speedos as he relaxed aboard the boat.  

Veronica looked sensational, clad in a sparkling mint green triangle bikini as she soaked up the sun.

Andrea’s sons from his first marriage to Enrica Cenzatti, 51, took advantage of the water-sports on offer.

They were seen wearing board shorts while riding on a jet-ski, and were also spotted aboard a tender as they sailed back to the yacht.

All aboard! The singer’s sons Amos, 25, and Matteo, 22, had fun on jet-skis

Practice makes perfect: Andrea sang along as he practiced the piano on board the yacht

Simple does it: Andrea kept things simple, opting to wear just a plain navy blue pair of speedos as he relaxed aboard the boat

Blended family: Andrea was joined by his two sons from his first marriage and his daughter with current wife Veronica

In May, the musician has admitted he was himself a carrier of the virus, having contracted it – and recovered from it – in March.   

What’s more, he is donating his blood plasma to researchers who are looking at effective ways to battle the illness.

He told Good Morning America at the time: ‘The pandemic which has shaken the world has also affected — albeit mildly — me and certain members of my family.

Natural beauty: Veronica was make-up free for their day in the sunshine

Chilling out: Veronica spent some time sunbathing with just their pet pooch for company


What a legend: While his family relaxed, Andrea was hard at work honing his skills

Fun in the sun: The father-of-three sailed along with his two sons

‘Out of respect for those for whom contracting the virus has had more serious consequences, I decided it would be best not to share the news.

‘I certainly didn’t want to unnecessarily alarm my fans and also wished to protect my family’s privacy.

‘Given the chance to donate blood to help find a cure for COVID, my response was an immediate ‘yes’. A modest — but fundamental — gesture, through which I am playing my small part.’ 


Sun safe: Andrea ensured he didn’t spend too much time in direct sunlight

Fun with friends: Andrea and his family were joined by friends aboard the yacht


Hello mate! The family were joined by friends for their Italian adventure

He added that he had made ‘a swift and full recovery by the end of March’. 

His blood plasma will contain antibodies. Known as convalescent plasma it will be used in hopes that it ‘can be given to people with severe COVID-19 to boost their ability to fight the virus,’ according to the American nonprofit academic medical centre The Mayo Clinic.

Bocelli was seen entering the AOUP (Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria Pisana) – or the University hospital of Pisa – with his wife Veronica Berti, both wearing protective face masks. 

Steady! Andrea was guided by his sons as he climbed back onto the yacht

The boys are back! The Opera singer and his sons were spotted aboard a tender as they sailed back to the yacht


Loving life: The star was engrossed in the music as he played the piano and sang

Family time: The trio were the last to leave the tender after time on dry land

Evidently, Veronica, who at 36 is 25 years younger than her husband, suffered with  COVID-19 as well, as she was also donating plasma.

Bocelli revealed that he took a test, which came back positive, on 10 March.

Speaking to journalists outside of the hospital, Bocelli explained that he had no particular problems, a bit of fever, but in practice was asymptomatic.

Back he goes: Andrea ventured inside after his piano practice session

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