Isabelle Huppert Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 13 Dec, 2017
Facts of Isabelle Huppert
Birth Nation: France
Name Isabelle Huppert
Birth Name Isabelle Anne Madeleine
Father Raymond Hupper
Nationality English
Birth Place/City Paris
Ethnicity White
Net Worth $40 million
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Light brown
Face Color White
Married Yes
Married to Ronald Chammah (m. 1982)
Children Lolita Chammah, Lorenzo Chammah, Angelo Chammah
Awards Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture – Drama, MORE
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Isabelle Anne Madeleine Huppert is a French actress, well known for her appearance in more than 110 movies since her debut movie in 1971. She is married to producer, writer, and director Ronald Chammah. Hupert is the most nominated actress for the Moliere Award.

Early life and education

Isabelle Huppert was born on 16 March 1953 in Paris, France. She is the daughter of Raymond Huppert, a safe manufacturer, and Annick Huppert, an English teacher. Huppert is Caucasian in ethnicity and holds French nationality.

Huppert is the youngest child of her parents. She has three sisters Elisabeth Huppert, Jacqueline Huppert and Caroline Huppert, a filmmaker, and a brother named Remi Hupert. The beautiful actress grew up in Ville-d Avray, under her mother's Catholic faith.

During her early life, Huppert's mother encouraged her to enroll in the acting profession. She became a teenage star at her young age. Later, she joined Conservatoire a rayonnement regional de Versailles and won a prize for her acting.


In 1971, Isabelle Huppert made her television debut with Le prussein. The following year, she made her film debut in Faustine et le Bel Été. Huppert achieved huge success from her first film appearance.

In 1994, she worked with an American director, Hal Harley on Amateur, one of her performance in the English language since Heaven's Gate. Huppert is also a professional stage actress, achieving seven Moliere Award nominations.

From 13 May to 24 May 2009, Huppert served as the President of the Jury at the 62nd Cannes Film Festival. She was a member of the Jury and Master of Ceremony. She is also a Best Actress Award winner two times.

In 2013, Huppert co-starred in Sydney Theatre Company's The Maids, with Elizabeth Debicki and Cate Blanchett. In 2016, she accumulated international acclaim for her credits in Elle, which led her to receive a Golden Globe Awards.

Hupert is the most nominated actress for the Moliere Award. She received over seven nominations.

Personal life

Isabelle is a married woman. She has been married to producer, writer, and director Ronald Chammah. The couple married in 1982. Since their marriage, the couple is having a happy life and shares three children.

The couple is blessed with two sons Angelo Chammah, Lorenzo Chammah and a daughter Lolita Chammah, an actress. Her son Lorenzo is also an actor known for his appearance in The Art Dealer, Le Sully.

Net worth

Isabelle Huppert earns a decent amount of money from her acting career, as she has played in more than 110 films. One of her most watched movies, Elle made $2,341,534 domestically, and $2,341,000 worldwide.

She owns luxury mansions and cars too. Huppert has also won European National Awards for two times. Each award is worth $2000 and helps to enlarge her annual salary. As of 2017, her total net worth is estimated to be $40 million.