Melanie Laurent Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 22 Jul, 2018
Facts of Melanie Laurent
Date of Birth: 1983 , February-22
Age: 38 years old
Birth Nation: France
Height: 5 Feet 1 Inch
Name Melanie Laurent
Nationality British
Birth Place/City Paris
Profession Acting, Modelling
Net Worth $145 Million USD
Eye Color Blue
Body Measurements 32A-23-33 (Bust-Waist-Hip)
Breast Size 32 in
Waist size 23 in
Hip Size 33 in
Neck Size 7.9
Shoe Size 9
Weight in KG 59 kg
Married Yes
Children Leo
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Melanie Laurent is acknowledged as a French actress. She has also entrenched herself successfully as a model, writer, director, and a singer.

She was introduced to acting at the age of sixteen by Gérard Depardieu, who cast her in a minor role in the romantic drama The Bridge (1999). She is the recipient of two César Awards, an Étoiles d'or du cinéma français, and a Lumières Award. She has established herself as an accomplished actress in the French film industry.

Early Life And Education Of Melanie Laurent

She was born on 21 February 1983 in France, Paris. Melanie Laurent, a Jewish, was born to Annick, a ballerina, and her father Pierre Laurent, a voiceover actor. He has gained recognition for dubbing the French version of Simpsons.

She has a younger brother, Mathieu. Her maternal grandparents were involved in editing film posters. Her grandfather tackled deportation of the Nazi regime. She had flair for artistic skills and perceived arts early in her life. It was in 1998 that her life undertook a drastic change while she was visiting the set of Asterix and Obelix vs. Caesar with her friend.

Her conspicuous personality was noted by Gerard Depardieu and she was offered her first film entitled “The Bridge” at the age of 16. Though the part she played was small, it augmented her desire in acting.

Melanie Laurent's Career

Laurent had a promising career awaiting her right after that. She got a chance to appear in about 20 movies from 1999-2009. During this period she delivered some spectacular films such as Dikkinek Hidden love, Le concert, The roundup, beginners, Days of glory, Don’t worry I’m fine etc. In 2008, she wrote and directed a short film of 7 minutes called De moins en moins which went on to be nominated for the best short film at Cannes film festival. She went on to direct and writes several other films such as Respire, Surpeche, Les Adoptes etc. It was in 2009 when she was acclaimed internationally for her work in Quentin Tarantino’s Inglourious Basterds harboring the best actress award from the Austin Film Critics Association and online film critics society. She also established herself as a singer with her releases of songs “Everything you are not supposed to be”, and “kiss”. She is touted as the finest actress of her times and her work in different dimensions of work reflects her versatility.

Melanie Laurent's Net Worth And Salary

Melanie Laurent's net worth is $8 million at present. She has earned a huge amount of salary from her successful acting career.

She has received several awards in her career, including earning a Cesar Award for Most Promising Actress and a Lumiere Award for Most Promising Young Actress for the role of Elise Tellier in "Don't Worry, I'm Fine" in 2006. 

Melanie Laurent's Awards And Achievements

She has received various awards and accolades for her outstanding contribution to the film industry. She won the prestigious Cesar award for the most promising actress and Screen Actors Guild award for outstanding performance by a cast in a motion picture.

She has also won E toiles d’ or for a Best female newcomer, Austin film critics association award for best actress, Broadcast film critics association award for best cast, Central Ohio film critics association for best ensemble, Phoenix film critics society award for the best cast to enlist a few.

Melanie Laurent's Personal Life

Laurent is currently married to her boyfriend cum husband and has a male child named Leo born on September 30, 2013. She resumed her work after six months of delivery to begin shooting for Boomerang scheduled to release on 2015.

Prior to marriage, she had a long-term relationship with Julien Boisselier, a French actor. She has also actively participated in the campaign against overfishing. She is also the Climate Ambassadors for Kofi Annan’s Global Humanitarian Forum.

She is also known for her intense zeal and exuberance to invest in humanitarian works. Melanie is 31 years old, stands 1.57 m tall and her body measurements are 30B-23-32.