Gabriele, who only recently entered her thirties, is originally from the small town of Sora in the center of Italy. As a child she liked to dance, and she loved being the center of attention. She also loved fashion. According to Italy's Novella 2000, she studied business and economics at Lumsa of Rome before deciding to enter media. At 19, a friend convinced her to get into show business. Her first major job was as a showgirl on Italian TV; from there, she quickly became a reality star who graced the covers of Italian magazines.
In addition to being a celebrity, Gabriele is an entrepreneur. Her company,Wandering, designs high-end fashion. In March, she debuted (and modeled) her Fall/Winter 2016 collection in Milan. She has also done shows in Paris. She is also an Instagram phenomenon with more than 1.5 million followers.