Jean Dujardin: Movies, Net Worth, Bio, Wiki, Relationship, Spouse & More

Full NameJean Dujardin
Net Worth$12 Million
Date Of BirthJune 19, 1972
Place Of BirthRueil-Malmaison, Hauts-de-Seine, Île-de-France, France
Height5′ 11¾” (1.82 m)
ProfessionActor, Director, Writer
SpouseAlexandra Lamy
ChildrenJules Dujardin, Simon Dujardin
ParentsJacques Dujardin
SiblingsMarc Dujardin
PartnerNathalie Péchalat
AwardsAcademy Award for Best Actor, Cannes Best Actor Award, Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role, BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, Independent Spirit Award for Best Male…
NominationsCésar Award for Best Actor, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Acting Ensemble, Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Actor, European Film Award for Best Actor, New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor, N…
MoviesThe Artist, Up for Love, The Wolf of Wall Street, The Players, The Monuments Men, Brice de Nice, The Connection, OSS 117: Lost in Rio, OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies, Möbius, Un plus une, Little White Lies, 99 Francs, Contre-enquête, Lucky Luke, The Clink of Ice, A View of Love, L’amour aux trousse…
TV ShowsUn gars, une fille, Nous C Nous

Jean Dujardin Wiki Biography

Jean Dujardin (French: [ʒɑ̃ dy.ʒaʁ.dɛ̃]; born 19 June 1972) is a French actor, director, producer and comedian. He began his career as a stand-up comedian in Paris before starting his acting career guest-starring in comedic television programs and films. He starred in Michel Hazanavicius’s OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies and it’s sequel OSS 117: Lost in Rio as secret agent Hubert Bonisseur de La Bath. He also starred in 99F (99 francs).Dujardin garnered international fame and widespread acclaim with his performance of George Valentin in the 2011 award-winning silent movie The Artist. The role won him numerous awards, including the Academy Award for Best Actor, the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy, the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role and the Cannes Film Festival Best Actor. He became the first French actor in history to win the Academy Award for Best Actor.Following his breakthrough success, he appeared in Martin Scorsese’s 2013 black comedy The Wolf of Wall Street and George Clooney’s 2014 historical drama The Monuments Men.


1Favorite actor of Nabilla Benattia.
2Literally translated into English, the Frenchman’s name means: John of/from the Garden.
3In a relationship with ice dancer Nathalie Péchalat since 2014.
4He’s an avid reader of ‘Asterix’ and ‘Lucky Luke’ comic books. He played the role of Lucky Luke in Lucky Luke (2009).
5He’s been best friends with Guillaume Canet since childhood. They once worked together as stable boys for iconic actor and passionate horse breeder Jean Rochefort.
6Was ordered to pay a fine of several hundred euros and for his driver’s license to be suspended for three months. The conviction was related to him driving under the influence while on vacation on the island of Corsica in 2012. [June 2013]
7He, François Périer, Daniel Auteuil and Philippe Noiret are the only male French actors to win a BAFTA.
8Jean-Paul Belmondo and Vittorio Gassman are two of his acting idols.
9Has a look-alike puppet in the French show Les guignols de l’info (1988).
10He and Christoph Waltz are the only two actors to win the Cannes prize for Best Actor, the SAG Award, the Golden Globe, the BAFTA and the Oscar for one film.
11Became the first French actor to win the Best Actor in a Leading Role Academy Award for his performance in The Artist (2011) on February 26, 2012.
12Is one of 5 French actors to win an Academy Award. The others in chronological order are: Claudette Colbert for It Happened One Night (1934), Simone Signoret for Room at the Top (1959), Juliette Binoche for The English Patient (1996) and Marion Cotillard for La Vie en Rose (2007).
13In his acceptance speech for the Best Actor BAFTA for The Artist (2011), Dujardin mentioned, Laurence Olivier, Benny Hill and, curiously, William Webb Ellis (the clergyman who allegedly invented the game of Rugby) (Royal Opera House London/12 Feb. 2012).
14Has two sons, Simon (1999) and Jules (2002), with Gaelle and daughter Jeanne, born on December 06, 2015, with Nathalie Péchalat.
15Member of humorist band “Nous C Nous” with Bruno Salomone, Eric Collado, Emmanuel Joucla and Eric Massot.