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Judith Godreche Biography

Judith Godreche

Facts of Judith Godreche

Date of Birth: 1972 , March-23
Birth Nation: France
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch

Quick Timeline of Judith Godreche

1972 Birth
1985 Career Start
1994 Novel
1987 First Affair
1996 First Marriage
1998 Second Marriage
2004 Other Relationship
1999 First Child
2005 Second Child
2018 Net Worth

Detail Timeline of Judith Godreche

March 23 , 1972


Judith Godreche was born on 23 March 1972 in the 17th arrondissement of Paris to a psychoanalyst father and a child therapist mother. She was raised Jewish. Her parents who were Holocaust survivors from Russia to poland, later, changed their surname from  Goldreich.   


Career Start

Judith initiated her career at the age of 14 in 1985 as Claudia Cardinale's daughter in L'été prochain. She dropped out from the school to pursue her dream of becoming an actress. 



She published her first novel titled Point de côté in France by Broché Publishers which recieved very good reviews.  


First Affair

In 1987, she started the relationship with director Benoît Jacquo who was 25 years senior than her. 


First Marriage

In 1996, she married her first husband Philippe Michel who is an artitect. 


Second Marriage

After divorcing first spouse, he tied the knot to popular comedian Dany Boon in 1998.  


Other Relationship

She divorced her second husband in 2002 and started a relationship in 2004 with an actor and director Maurice Barthélémy, but they split after ten years in 2014. 

September 4 , 1999

First Child

Godrèche gave birth to her first son on 4 September 1999 and named him Noé with second husband. 

April 19 , 2005

Second Child

She gave birth to her second child; a daughter, Tess born on 19 April 2005 with former boyfriend Maurice Barthélémy. 


Net Worth

Her net worth is estimated to be around $75 million. 


Judith started her career as a model. She has done modeling for several commercial and teen magazine. Her major success as an actress is her role in Jacquot's Les Mendiants, at the age of fourteen. She claimed further success after featuring in La Fille de 15 with Melvil Poupaud and eventually turned into the full-time career in movies.   

Following this, she appeared as Mathilde de Bellegarde in the movie, Ridicule. Her performance won the heart of millions of American audiences leading her to be called as a breakout star in 2015. She also got the chance to star in HBO comedy which is all about a French actress who moves to Los Angeles. 

Moving towards her personal life, Judith Godreche fell in love with Benoit Jacquot, a director, and had a long-term relationship with him. Their relationship ended after a couple of years. 

Later, Judith got married to Philippe Michel, an architect, in 1996 but their marital relationship couldn't last for more than a year. Afterward, she married Dany Boon, a comedian, in 1998. The couple gave birth to a son, Noe in 1999 but unfortunately, their relationship ended in divorce in 2002. 

After getting divorced twice, Judith Godreche started a relationship with Maurice Barthelemy, an actor, and director. After nine years of love affairs, the couple split in 2014, neither they got married nor had any children together. 

French actress and model, Judith Godreche earns a good sum of money in her career. She has featured in several movies and appeared in several TV commercials as a model through which she has amassed a decent amount of money. Godreche is among the highest-paid actress and it is estimated that her current Net worth is around $75 Million.