Yasmina Reza Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 04 Jul, 2019
Facts of Yasmina Reza
Date of Birth: 1959 , May-1
Age: 60 years old
Birth Nation: France
Name Yasmina Reza
Nationality French
Birth Place/City Paris
Ethnicity Mixed
Profession Actress, Author, Writer, Screenwriter, Playwright
Movies Que les gros salaires lèvent le doigt !, À demain, Loin
Books Hammerklavier, Une désolation, Adam Haberberg, L'Aube le soir ou la nuit
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French actress Yasmina Reza is a well-known name in the film industry. She has worked in films like Loin (Faraway), À domain (Till Tomorrow), and is also famous for her work on various plays for a very long time. To add to her career as an actress, she is also an equally proficient novelist and screenwriter who has published works like Nulle part, Hammerklavier, etc.

Early Life And Career Of Yasmina Reza

Yasmina Reza was born on 1st May 1959 in Paris, France to Jewish parents. She is 60 years old as of July 2019 and is a Taurus as per her birth sign. Her mother was a Hungarian violinist, and her father was a businessman of Russian-Iranian descent.

CAPTION: Reza is a well known French actress, playwright, author and screenwriter SOURCE: Tbilisi Art Fair

Reza's career started out working in various plays. She also acted on plays written by Molière and Marivaux. Then after this, she acted in projects like Que les gros salaires lèvent le doigt!, Loin and À demain.

Similarly, she has written various plays which have won awards. She has written Conversations après un enterrement, La Traversée de l'hiver, L'Homme du hazard, etc.

Her writing skill also extends to novels like Hammerklavier, Une desolation, Adam Haberberg, Heureux les heureux, etc.

Awards

Yasmina Reza has received many awards during her career; her first award came in 1987 when she received the Molière Award for Best Author for Conversations After a Burial. She won the award three more times in 1988, 1990, and 1994.

Then she won the prestigious Laurence Olivier Award in 1998 in the Best Comedy category for Art. Similarly, Fashion Art got her another award, the Tony for Best Play in 1998.

She won the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Comedy in 2009 for God of Carnage and also won the Tony for Best Play for the same film.  

Yasmina Reza’s Net Worth & Salary

Janowicz's incredible career might have made her a wealthy woman, but the information regarding her net worth is not available in the media as well as tabloid sources. Due to her extensive career and well-received works, we can assume that her net worth is of six figures.

Despite being a well-known novelist, the exact figures of her salary are not available in the public domain; however, on average screenwriters earn around $77,023 per year. Similarly, actresses earn an average salary of $50,529 per year, and authors earn $55,420 yearly.

Yasmina Reza’s Personal Life

Reza’s name is famous all over the world as an excellent talent in both the writing and acting industries, but she is a low key personality and prefers not to reveal her personal details to the media and public.

CAPTION: Yasmina Reza SOURCE: arlindo-correia

Due to this, she has not revealed any information about her relationships, husband, or boyfriends. Because of the lack of information, we can assume that she is possibly single as of July 2019.  

Other Well Known French Actresses Are: Valérie Kaprisky and Emma de Caunes

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