Charlotte Gainsbourg Biography

Published On Jul 06, 2016
Facts of Charlotte Gainsbourg
Date of Birth: 1971 , July-21
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
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In the early 1990s, while she was on the set of Aux yeux du monde she met love of her life Yvan Attal. They began their romantic love affairs since then. As a loving couple, they have already welcomed three children together. Her nationality is English and French and she has mixed ethnicity.

Charlotte was well publicized as a child as she was born when both of her parents were in their pinnacle of success. Though she was born in England, she was raised in Paris. In the early 1980s, her parents dissolved their love life and she began living with her mother. As both of her parents were renowned name in the film industry, she was lucky to find her spot in the movie sets at a young age. She was just 13 when she made her acting debut. She portrayed the role of Charlotte Marker in the 1984 movie Paroles et musique. Next year she played the role of L'enfant in the movie Paroles et musique. She got her rise in fame in 1985 after she starred the role of Charlotte Castang in the movie L'Effrontée. In the late 1980s, she appeared in the movies like Charlotte for Ever, Le Petit Amour, Jane B. par Agnès V. and The Little Thief. She is critically acclaimed for her role in a Danish experimental horror film Antichrist. She played the role of She in this movie. She has also been involved in the music industry since the mid 1980s. She released her debut single Lemon Incest in 1984. This song created huge controversy as this song implies the style of an incestuous pedophiliac relationship between a father and daughter. Her net worth is $145 million.

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Born in London, England

1971

Known for her pretty face and towering height, Charlotte Gainsbourg was born as Charlotte Lucy Gainsbourg in the early 1970s in London, England, United Kingdom to Jane Birkin and Serge Gainsbourg. She is of English and French descent.

Began her acting career

1984

As both of her parents were renowned name in the film industry, she was lucky to find her spot in the movie sets at a young age. She was just 13 when she made her acting debut. She portrayed the role of Charlotte Marker in the 1984 movieParoles et musique. 

Released her first single, Lemon Incest

1984

She has also been involved in the music industry since the mid 1980s. She released her debut single Lemon Incest in 1984. This song created huge controversy as this song implies the style of an incestuous pedophiliac relationship between a father and daughter.

Released her debut album, Charlotte for Ever

1986

She has also established herself as a singer. Though her debut single created huge controversy, her debut album Charlotte for Ever established her as a talented singer. Her debut album Charlotte for Ever was released in 1986.

Appeared in the movie, Antichrist

2009

She is critically acclaimed for her role in a Danish experimental horror film Antichrist. She played the role of She in this movie. She is also famous for playing the role of Claire in the movie Melancholia. 

Began dating Yvan Attal

1991

In the early 1990s, while she was on the set of Aux yeux du monde she met love of her life Yvan Attal. They began their romantic love affairs since then. As a loving couple, they have already welcomed three children together. 

First child, Ben Attal

1997

She became mother for the first time in her life in 1997. She and her loving partner Yvan Attal welcomed their first child together on 12th of June and that time it was a son and they named him Ben Attal.

Second child, Alice Attal

2002

She became mother for the second time in her life at the end of 2002. She and her loving partner Yvan Attal welcomed their second child together on 8th of November and that time it was a daughter and they named her Alice Attal.

Third child, Joe Attal

2011

She became mother for the third time in her life in 2011. She and her loving partner Yvan Attal welcomed their third child together on 16th of July and that time it was a son and they named him Joe Attal. 

Won Bodil Awards

2010

In 2010, she got nominated in Bodil Awards for the first time in her life. She was also honored with this award that year and that was for Best Actress (Bedste kvindelige hovedrolle). She also won this award in 2014 from the same category. 

Won César Awards, France

1986

She is famous for starring the role of Charlotte Castang in the movie L'Effrontée. For this role, she got her first nomination in César Awards, France in 1986 and she won this award that year for Most Promising Actress (Meilleur jeune espoir féminin).