Most famous as the daughter of model and actress Isabella Rossellini and the granddaughter of director Roberto Rossellini and actress Ingrid Bergman, she is also well known for her modeling career, as well as for her work as an editor for the online publication Refinery29.
After being discovered by fashion photographer Bruce Weber, she became a spokesmodel for the Lancôme brand. While working as a model, she completed a Bachelor's degree in International Relations from The New School and a Masters of Science degree in Biomedicine from the London School of Economics.
She is the founder of the Impatient Foodie website. She once established a pop-up eatery called GOODNESS; the mobile restaurant subsequently inspired a television show called Elettra's Goodness.
She was born in New York City to Isabella Rossellini and model-turned-Microsoft-employee Jonathan Wiedemann. She was married to James Marshall from 2012 to 2015.
She was photographed by the renowned fashion photographer Karl Lagerfeld.