Stefano Bettarini (born 6 February 1972) is a retired Italian footballer who played as a defender, and a television personality. He played once for the Italian national team. He was a contestant on Grande Fratello VIP, 2016 and currently a host presenter in L'Isola dei Famosi.
Born in Forlì, Emilia–Romagna, Bettarini spent his childhood at Buonconvento, in the Province of Siena, Tuscany. He then spent his youth career at Staggia Senese, Poggibonsi, in the Province of Siena and was then signed by Internazionale. After first being loaned to Baracca Lugo, Bettarini joined Serie B side Lucchese and played 4 successive Serie B seasons, including 1 at Salerno. In June 1996, he was signed by Serie A side Cagliari but the team were relegated in 1997.
In July 1997, he was signed by Fiorentina and priced at 3 billion Italian lire. After a limited chance, he was loaned to Bologna on 30 January 1999.