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Date of Birth: 1972 , March-27
Birth Nation: France
Height: 5 feet 5 inch
Name Agathe de La Fontaine
Birth Name Agathe de La Fontaine
Nationality French
Birth Place/City Paris, France
Ethnicity White
Profession Actress
Net Worth $1,000,000-$5,000,000
Eye Color Hazel green
Hair Color Medium brunette
Face Color White
Shoe Size 8
Affair with Tomer Sisley
Married Emmanuel Petit
Children Zoe Petit
Divorce 2002
Online Presence None
Movies Train de Vie, The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, Jeanne
TV Show The Cave of the Rose d'Or, The New Tribe
Sisters Constance de La Fontaine
Siblings 2

Quick Timeline of Agathe de La Fontaine

1972 Born in Paris, France
1994 She started acting in The Cave of the Rose d'Or
1998 Got her big break in movie 'Train de Vie'
2000 Married former French footballer Emmanuel Petit
2002 She and Petit gave birth to daughter, Zoe Petit.
2007 Fontaine made a come-back in The Diving Bell and the Butterfly

Detail Timeline of Agathe de La Fontaine

March 27 , 1972

Born in Paris, France

Agathe de La Fontaine was born on March 27, 1972, in Paris, France. She grew up with her two sisters. 

1994

She started acting in The Cave of the Rose d'Or

Fontaine's first start as an actress was in an Italian series, 'The Cave of the Rose d'Or' in 1994.

1998

Got her big break in movie 'Train de Vie'

Agathe de La Fontaine reached the peak of her career in Roger Vadim's movie Train de Vie (Train of Life).

2000

Married former French footballer Emmanuel Petit

After dating a year, Fontaine and Emmanuel Petit got married. Petit is a former French World Champion footballer.

March 23 , 2002

She and Petit gave birth to daughter, Zoe Petit.

After two years in marriage, Agathe de La Fontaine and Emmanuel Petit gave birth to a beautiful daughter, Zoe Petit.

2007

Fontaine made a come-back in The Diving Bell and the Butterfly

After seven years of break, Fontaine returned to screen with an adaptation movie of Jean-Dominique Bauby's book, The Diving Bell and the Butterfly.

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Agathe de La Fontaine is a French actress known for her roles in Train de vie and the Nine and Half Week's sequel, Love in Paris. Fontaine's husband was former French international footballer and world champion, Emmanuel Petit. He has a daughter with the former-football-star.

Fontaine got her big break in the Radu Mihaileanu-directed French hit movie Train de Vie in 1998. She made her comeback in the movie screen after taking a seven-year-long break from the cinema to take care of her daughter. Her comeback movie was The Diving Bell and The Butterfly.

Agathe de La Fontaine's Early Life and Age

Agathe de La Fontaine was born on March 27, 1972, in Paris, France. She grew up with her two sisters in the "City of Lights," one of whose name is Constance de La Fontaine. She was fond of theatre and comedy from a very young age.
 
Agathe CAPTION: Agathe de LA Fontaine SOURCE: Fandngo
 

Fontaine's decision to become an actress was influenced by her passion for movies and acting. She is currently at the age of 47.

The career of Agathe de La Fontaine

Agathe de La Fontaine's started acting at the age of 22, in 1994, in an Italian series The Cave of the Rose d'Or. The same year, the actress played several other movies like Jeanne, Killer Kid and Loius 19.

Fontaine's acting skills got noticed by French screenwriter and producer Roger Vadim. Under Vadim's production, Agathe de La Fontaine starred in the series The New Tribe and then in a new movie A Magic Wand in 1997.

Agathe CAPTION: Agathe de LA Fontaine in the movie Train de Vie. SOURCE: Filmoteca

Agathe peaked in her career after her role in the hit movie Train de vie in 1998. The movie was directed by Radu Mihaileanu. She then took a long break from 1999 to 2006 to focus on her career to her family. 

She made her comeback in 2007 with a small role in The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, an adaptation of Jean-Dominique Bauby's book.

Agathe de La Fontaine: Relationship and children

Agathe de La Fontaine left the entertainment industry at the peak of her career in 1999. The main reason for this is her then-boyfriend Emmanuel Petit.

Petit is a former French football player who played for prominent clubs like Arsenal, Chelsea, Monaco, and Barcelona.

Agathe CAPTION: Agathe de LA Fontaine with her ex-husband Emmanuel Petit and daughter Zoe Petit. SOURCE: Instagram

After dating for a year, Fontaine and Petit married in July 2000. Fontaine and her husband welcomed a daughter Zoe Petit on March 23, 2002, two years after getting married. Nevertheless, the couple got a divorce the same year in 2002. 

The Train de vie star also had an affair with a famous French comedian and director Tomer Sisley in 2013.

Net worth of Agathe de La Fontaine

Agathe de La Fontaine earns her living through various projects. Her last movie in 2007, The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, earned around $23 million worldwide and bagged $6 million at the domestic box office.

Fontaine's big break movie Train de Vie (Train of life), released in 1998, also earned $3.3 million on the box office. 

The Jeanne star also gets money for child support from her previous husband Emmanuel Petit for their daughter Zoe Petit.

After being in the industry for over twelve years, Agathe has an estimated net worth from $1 million to $4 million.

Facts about Agathe de La Fontaine

  • Agathe de La Fontaine has a height of 5 feet 5 inches (approx).
  • She has a beautiful hazel green that matches her medium brunette hair.
  • Fontaine's age, as of 2019, is 47.
  • Her US dress size is 4 and shoe size (US) is 8.
  • Her ethnicity is white.

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