Valeria Solarino is an Italian actress, born in Venezuela.
She was born at El Morro de Barcelona to a Sicilian father and Turinese mother. After studying philosophy at the University of Turin, she debuted as actress in the Teatro Stabile.
In 2003 she was chosen by director Mimmo Calopresti for a small role in La felicità non costa niente, after which her career took off: in the same year she played Maja in the Fame chimica by Paolo Vari and Antonio Bocola and Bea in Che ne sarà di noi by Giovanni Veronesi, who is her current partner.
In 2005 Solarino starred in La febbre by Alessandro D'Alatri and, in 2006, in Viaggio segreto by Roberto Andò. In 2009 she played the role of a lesbian lover in Viola di mare, a historical film by Donatella Maiorca. which was shown at the Rome Film Festival.