Juliette Binoche Biography

Updated On Feb 15, 2019 Published On Nov 11, 2015
Facts of Juliette Binoche
Date of Birth: 1964 , March-9
Birth Nation: France
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
Name John Leguizamo
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Bogotá, Colombia
Profession Actor
Body Measurements 32-26-35
Breast Size 32B
Waist size 26
Hip Size 35
Weight in KG 76 KG
Online Presence Facebook,Twitter,Wiki,Instagram,Youtube
Father Alberto Leguizamo
Mother Luz Leguizamo
Ethnicity White
Eye Color Brown
Famous for Actor, voice actor, producer, stand-up comedian, playwright, screenwriter
Married Yes
Education New York University
Awards AFI Life Achievement Award
Movies Ice Age: Continental Drift
TV Show Bloodline, The Kill Point, House of Buggin', Freak, The Brothers García, ER, The Three Friends and Jerry
Net Worth $25 Million
Hair Color Brown
Siblings Sergio Leguizamo
Birth Name John Alberto Leguizamo
Salary N/A
Face Color White
Affair with Kat Dennings
Girlfriend Kat Dennings
Religion Greek Orthodox
Nick Name Jimmy
Working For Movies and TV shows
Special Title BaoHaus (Manhattan restaurant)
Divorce Yes, (Yelba Osorio (m. 1994–1996)
Books Instant Mom
Chest Size 40
Bicep Size 14
Married to Justine Maurer (m. 2003)
Children 2
Albums The Marshall Mathers LP 2
Shoe Size 9 US
Sisters Marie Leguizamo ,Emily Leguizamo
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Juliette Binoche is a French actress and dancer known for roles in movies like Hail Mary, Rendez-vous, The Unbearable Lightness of Being, The English Patient, Chocolat, Certified Copy, Who You Think I Am and so on. Considered one of the legendary actresses, she is also the recipient of numerous international awards including European Film Award for Best Actress, Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, National Board of Review Award for Best Supporting Actress and so on.

Early Life Of Juliette Binoche

Juliette Binoche was born on 9 March 1964 in Paris to father Jean-Marie Binoche; an actor and director and mother Monique Yvette Stalens; an actress and teacher. She belongs to mixed ethnicity. Her old man has one-eighth Portuguese-Brazilian ancestry who was raised by French-born parents and her mother was born in Częstochowa, Poland.

Juliette Binoche's Career

While Juliette was in her school days, she was an amateur actress and also used to appear in the amateur stage productions. While she was in her late teens, she directed in a student production and she was also one of the casts. In 1983, she finally played her first acting role and that was in the television series, Dorothée, danseuse de corde.

After appearing in several French movies and television shows, she finally made her appearance in the English movie in 1988. Some of her other popular movies include A Thousand Times Good Night, 7 Letters, Let the Sunshine In, Who You Think I Am and so on. She is an international star with several prestigious awards to her name. Some of them are European Film Award, Berlin International Film Festival , Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, Locarno International Film Festival.  

Juliette Binoche's Earning And Net Worth

According to celebrity net worth, Binoche has a net worth of around $20 million. In 2010, she portrayed her role in Copie conforme and for that role she earned the salary of $350,000. 

Juliette Binoche's Married Life-Husband And Children

Juliette Binoche, the mother of two children named Hana Magimel and Raphaël Hallé, has never been married. But some of her love affairs are known and that was with professional scuba diver, André Halle, and actor Benoît Magimel.   

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Juliette Binoche facts on timeline

Born in 12th arrondissement, Paris

March 9 , 1964

Juliette Binoche was from the upper class family born in 12th arrondissement, Paris, France to Jean-Marie Binoche and Monique Yvette Stalens. She is French and is of Belgian, Polish and French descent. She is of five feet and six inch tall.

Her parents got divorced


Juliette Binoche was born to Jean-Marie Binoche and Monique Yvette Stalens. Both of her parents are the renowned name in the French film industry and they have also established themselves as a director. They got divorced in 1968. 

Directed in a student production


She was in interested in education since she was child but she was enthused of acting and dramas. She was actually poor in studying. While she was in her late teens, she directed in a student production and she was also one of the casts.

Began her acting career


While Juliette was in her school days, she was an amateur actress and she also used to appear in the amateur stage productions. In 1983, she finally played her first acting role and that was in the television series, Dorothée, danseuse de corde. 

Her debut English movie


Within half a decade, she appeared in several hit French movies and she became popular as an actress all over France. She also desired to enter in the Hollywood and then in 1988, she finally played her debut English movie. 

Won Academy Awards, USA


Academy Awards, USA is one of the prestigious awards in the acting world and everyone really fells honored if they win this award. In 1997, she got her first nomination in this award and she won it for Best Actress in a Supporting Role. 

Won Berlin International Film Festival


She has also been honored with Berlin International Film Festival twice. She won this award for the first time in 1993. She also got nominated in this award for the second time in 1997 and won it the same time for Best Actress. 

Won César Awards, France


Till the end of 2015, she has been nominated in César Awards, France for nine different times and it is from the same category, Best Actress (Meilleure actrice). Out of these nine nominations, she has been honored only once and that was in 1994. 

Listed in 100 Sexiest Stars in film history


Besides being nominated in lots of prestigious awards and being honored with them, she has also been listed in several hot listings. In 1995, she was listed in the list of Empire magazine as 100 Sexiest Stars in film history. 

First child, Raphaël Hallé

September 2 , 1993

She became mother for the first time in her life in 1993. Those days, she was seeing a professional scuba diver, André Halle and with him she welcomed her first child and it was a son. They named him Raphaël Hallé. 

Second child, Hana Magimel

December 16 , 1999

She became mother for the second time in her life and that was in 1999. She welcomed her second child on 16th of December and that time it was a sweet little baby girl and she named her Hana Magimel. The father of her daughter is actor Benoît Magimel.

Became French actress


Academy Awards, USA winner, Juliette Binoche who is known for portraying the role of Tereza in the movie The Unbearable Lightness of Being is one of the famous French actress. Till now, she has appeared in more than 40 movies. In 2002, she became highest paid French actress in history. 

Wrote a letter to the president of France


Her success was climbing high and she was popular all over the France as an actress. In 1990, she was lacking fund for her movie The Lovers on the Bridge and she wrote to president of France to land her some funds but he didn't offer her any.