Gerard Depardieu is a very well-accomplished French filmmaker, TV producer, and director who has completed over 250 films since 1967.
Gérard Depardieu Biography
Gerard Depardieu was born on December 27, 1948. He was born in the countryside of France. Gerard Depardieu was very much interested in movies from the very start of his life. Depardieu comes from a very poor family.
He had to work with his family members to make our daily bread. Although he was poor his dream was to become one of the best actors in France.
He was someone who was able to follow his dream because he got support from his family. His family members were poor but they had trust in Gerard.
That is the reason they gave him enough money to leave his hometown and go to a major town so that he can become somebody they can be proud of.
Gerard Depardieu was still not away from French investigators, that is the reason he moved to Russia. After living in Russia for three years. He applied for Russian citizenship and was granted Russian citizenship in the year of 2013. Gerard Depardieu has been living in Russia for almost 9 years now.
Gérard Depardieu Age
He is 74 years old
Gérard Depardieu Height
He stands 1.8m tall
Gérard Depardieu Nationality
He is a French
Gérard Depardieu Parents
He is one of the five children of Anne Jeanne Josèphe (née Marillier), a stay-at-home mother known as “La Lilette”, and René Maxime Lionel Depardieu.
His taciturn father, René “Dédé” Depardieu, was a barely literate sheet metal worker.
Gérard Depardieu Siblings
He grew up in a proletarian family with five brothers and a sister.
Gérard Depardieu Career
People consider him one of the best-looking French actors of all time. People consider him one of the best French actors of all time. Although most of the world knows him as an actor, he has proven himself as a filmmaker, and businessman.
He has been nominated for major awards in England. He has been nominated for major awards like the Golden Globe in the United States of America. He has been nominated for and won major awards in his home country of France. Depardieu is a gentleman who has acted in more than 170 movies.
He has acted in movies in four different languages. He has been nominated in 17 different countries. Although this gentleman is from France and made most of his money in France, today he is a citizen of Russia. He has been residing in Russia for a very long time now.
In the current crisis of Ukraine versus Russia. Depardieu is one of those people who remained with Russia.
Gerard did leave his countryside house for a major city. He became an actor when he was just 18 years old.
He appeared in his first film in 1965 itself. Although he is known for his French movies, very few people know that he has worked with major stars like Robert De Niro in English movies. He has been part of Italian and Greek movies also. Depardieu has done more than 10 Russian movies so far.
We have already told you that he has been nominated for Golden Globe and he has been nominated for the Academy Awards. Although the world knows him as a very successful actor, he is a very successful businessman as well.
Gérard Depardieu Wife
Élisabeth Dominique Lucie Guignot was born to a well-off Parisian family and married Gérard Depardieu on 19 February 1970.
Gérard Depardieu Children
In 1970, Depardieu married Élisabeth Guignot, with whom he had two children, actor Guillaume (1971–2008) and actress Julie (b. 1973). On 28 January 1992, while separated from Guignot, he had a daughter, Roxanne, with the model Karine Silla (sister of producer Virginie Besson-Silla).
Gérard Depardieu Net Worth
He is a French actor who has a net worth of $270 million in 2023.
Gerard has created a vineyard empire that has a capitalization of almost $1 billion.
He gets almost $50 million every year from this business. Apart from the wine business.