The acclaimed French singer, actress, and songwriter Marion Cotillard have a proven track record in the entertainment industry, beginning with her leading role in the film La Vie en Rose (2007). The film eventually became a box office hit in France, generating 86 million dollars on a budget of 25 million dollars.
The actress has since starred in over 50 feature films and has released several singles and duets during her career. As a result, she has received many prizes and awards as well as the French national honor – “Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters” and “Knight of the Legion of Honour”.
Who is Marion Cotillard?
When fate throws you into a family of entertainers, entertainment becomes a natural leash for you to pull. Marion’s father, Jean-Claude Cotillard, works as a teacher, pantomime, actor, and director, while her mother, Niseema Theillaud, is a well-known actress and also an acting teacher. The actress grew up with twin brothers Quentin and Guillaume. Guillaume now works as a director and scriptwriter, while Quentin is a sculptor.
Marion Cotillard was born on 30 September 1975. The singer, actress, and environmentalist graduated from the Conservatoire d’Art Dramatique in Orléans, France, in 1994. She also studied dance, language, movement, and pantomime with Nicole Merouze. Since graduating, the French actress has steadily climbed the ladder of success in the entertainment industry through her contributions as a singer, songwriter, and actress. She is a well-known nature lover and also a respected environmentalist.
The actress is best known for her role in Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Rises and Inception.
Who Is Her Husband or Partner: Guillaume Canet? Here is All You Must Know
First of all Marion Cotillard isn’t married but she has a long-standing relationship with the French actor and director Guillaume Canet. The couple met in October 2007, and since then rumors have been circulating that the two of them got married in a secret wedding. However, a reliable source has revealed that the couple has not yet entered into the marriage bond.
Married or not, one thing is certain, the duo is head over heels in love with each other, and the length of their seemingly unwavering relationship lends credibility to this fact.
Guillaume Canet was born on 10 April 1973 in Boulogne-Billancourt. He began acting at the age of eighteen after a fall from a horse ended his dreams of riding. He enrolled at the Cours Florent acting school and immediately proved that he was a natural talent in acting.
He began his career with appearances in several commercials and television shows before he got his debut role in the short film Fils Unique. Since his debut, not only has his career flourished, but he has also made a name for himself as one of France’s leading actors.
Thanks to his impressive curriculum vitae he is not lacking in awards and nominations. In 1999 Guillaume won the Prix d’interprétation (prize for the best actor) at the Saint-Jean-de-Luz Festival for his role in Barracuda. He was also nominated for a César Prize for his role in En Plein Cœur, a critically acclaimed comedy.
Like Marion, he has gained international recognition for his work. He appeared especially in Yann Samuel’s Love Me If You Dare and Danny Boyle’s The Beach.
Before he entered a relationship with Marion Cotillard he was married to the well-known German actress Diane Kruger. The two married in 2001 but divorced in 2006. The divorce was not the result of infidelity or anything remotely scandalous, but their flourishing career took them to different parts of the world and left them with little time to spend together.
Fortunately, things turned out the way they did, because Guillaume is happy with Marion and Diane is happy in her relationship with Norman Reedus.
On 19 May 2011, Guillaume and Marion will welcome their first child, a son named Marcel, into the world. A few years later, the couple announced the birth of their daughter, Louise, on 16 March 2017.
Although they are not married, they were voted France’s third most popular couple in 2012 in a survey by Gala magazine of Harris Interactive. The couple seems happy and unconcerned about their relationship status, giving each other complete trust and devotion.