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
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 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.
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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