Sophie Marceau Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 19 Mar, 2021
Facts of Sophie Marceau
Date of Birth: 1966 , August-17
Age: 54 years old
Birth Nation: France
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
Name Sophie Marceau
Birth Name Sophie Danièle Sylvie Maupu
Father Benoît Maupu
Mother Simone Morisset
Nationality French
Birth Place/City Paris
Profession Actor, Film Director, Author, Writer
Working For Movies and Television series
Net Worth $50 Million
Affair with Andrzej Żuławski, Jim Lemley, Christopher Lambert, Cyril Lignac
Children 2
Education Lycée Élisa Lemonnier
Online Presence Instagram
Movies Braveheart, Firelight, and The World Is Not Enough
Siblings Sylvain Maupu
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Sophie Marceau is a French-born actress, filmmaker, writer, and author. She made her career breakthrough with her debut films La Boum and La Boum 2. Likewise, her performances in Braveheart, Firelight, and The World Is Not Enough earned worldwide fame.  

Birthname, Parents, And Age

Sophie Marceau was born Sophie Danièle Sylvie Maup on 17th November 1966 in Paris, France. She holds French nationality, and her ethnicity is unknown.

She is the only daughter of her parents, Simone Morisset, a shop assistant, and Benoit Maupu, a truck driver. She was just nine years old when her parents got divorced. She also has a brother named Sylvain Maupu.

Talking about her education, she attented Lycée Élisa Lemonnier. She took acting classes at French drama school Cours Florent.

As of 2021, she is at 54 years of age and stands at an average height of 5 feet 7 inches or 173 cm. 

Famous For 'Braveheart' And 'The World Is Not Enough'

French actress and film director Sophie Marceau had her career breakthrough with her debut films La Boum (1980)and La Boum 2 (1982)

She went on to grab additional fame starring in feature films such as L'Étudiante (1988), Pacific Palisades (1990), Fanfan (1993), and Revenge of the Musketeers.

Sophie Marceau SOURCE: Twitter

Likewise, her fame took another height after she became a worldwide film star with her roles in Braveheart (1995), Firelight (1997), and The World Is Not Enough (1999).

She has written and directed films such as L'aube à l'envers, Speak to Me of Love, and Trivial. Since 2015, after starring in the drama film Jailbirds, she is no more active in the entertainment world.

Sophie Marceau Is Worth $50 Million

The 54-year-old actress holds an estimated net worth of $50 million as of March 2021. She makes a significant fortune from her multiple profession as an actress, filmmaker, writer, and author.

She has starred in the James Bond film The World Is Not Enough, which made $361.8 million box office worldwide against the budget of $135 million.

Mother Of Two Child   

Talking about her personal life, Sophie was in a relationship with late Polish filmmaker and writer Andrzej Żuławski from 1985 to 2001. They welcomed their son, Vincent, in July 1995. Żuławski died of cancer on 17 February 2016. 

Sophie Marceau and Christopher Lambert SOURCE: Pinterest

After Żuławski, she had a relationship with American film and television producer Jim Lemley, with whom she shares a daughter, Juliette, born in June 2002 in London.

She was in a relationship with famous actor Christopher Lambert in 2007. The two have appeared in the films like Trivial and Cartegena. They split apart on July 11, 2014.

Moreover, she was dating French chef Cyril Lignac from 2014 to 2016. 

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