Giorgia Meloni (born 15 January 1977) is an Italian politician and journalist.

A member of the Chamber of Deputies in Italy since 2006

she currently heads the Brothers of Italy (FdI) political party

She was a councillor of the Province of Rome from 1998 to 2002

she was appointed Minister of Youth in the Berlusconi IV Cabinet

In 2012, Meloni co-founded FdI and became its president in 2014.

Meloni took part in the 2014 European Parliament election and in the 2016 Rome municipal election as a mayor candidate

She is opposed to abortion, and to partnerships, marriages, and parenting by same-sex couples.

She grew up in the district of Garbatella. In 1992, at 15 years old, Meloni joined the Youth Front, the youth-wing of the neo-fascist Italian Social Movement (MSI).