Jean Reno is one of the most talented Morrocan- French actors. He was born Juan Moreno y Herrera-Jimenez. In Spanish, his first surname is Moreno, and the second that is Hererra-Jimenez is his maternal family name.

Quick Info 
Full NameJuan Moreno y Herrera–Jiménez
Date of BirthJuly 30, 1948
Birth PlaceCasablanca, Morocco
ParentsName Not Known
SpouseGenevieve Reno (Divorced)
Nathalie Dyszkiewicz (Divorced)
Zofia Borucka (Present)
Age72 years
Height1.88 m
EthnicityFrench, Portuguese and Moroccan
NationalityFrench and Moroccan
Net WorthUS $70 million

Juan Moreno y Herrera-Jimenez also Jean reno, is known for his improbable performance in the movie named The Da Vinci Code alongside Alfred Molina. If you have watched that movie then you will know what kind of talented actor Juan is? Besides, he is also known for his role in popular movies such as Hector and the search for happiness, Leon: The professional, Wasabi, The Big Blue, and many more, Let’s discuss and get to know the popular French-Morrocan Jean reno briefly.

Jean Reno

What was Jean’s childhood like?

Jean Reno was born on 30 July 1949 in a small village in Casablanca, morocco. His father worked as a Linotypist. His mother died when he was Seventeen years old due to lung cancer. His parents were originally from search of work, they moved to North Africa.

Jean has a younger sister and a half-brother. His younger sister’s name is Maria Teressa y Hererr-Jimenez. His sister is a nun and works in a catholic church. While staying in north Africa, Jean Reno learned Arabic and french from his parents.

After North Africa, reno moved to France with his parents in early 1968. He even evoked as a french army just to have French citizenship. he belongs to French and Moroccan nationality and he has a mixed ethnicity of French, Portuguese and Moroccan. Following religion, jean reno is a roman catholic. He was born in 1949 and belongs to Baby Boomers Generation.



As a child, reno attended the Cours Simon School of drama. He was fascinated with the arts and was very interested in acting. Due to his family’s economic status, he couldn’t afford to fulfill his dream. But there is no such thing that will stand in the way of trues desire. Likewise, Jean Reno used to do a part-time job in restaurants, cafes in France. He used to collect money for his education.

Later in 1978, he attended the Lycee Lyautey college and was graduated in 1982. He majored in English and was graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in English.

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How Jean Reno started his Career?

In early 1970, jean began to take his step in acting. He was cast in one of the french stage show called Prends Bien grade aux Zeppelins. His acting style and performance were so great that it makes the directors cast him in another stage show. That year Reno acted on Ecce Hommo and Celimare le Bien-Aime and Societe Un.

Reno was big and possess the body of an athlete which was a plus point for him to be selected in acting. many people began to notice him already. later he changed his name to Jean which is actually the french version of Jean. Jean and french director Luc Besson were close friends and Luc has cat reno in his many movies including the very popular Le Dernier Combat in 1983.


Movies & TV Shows

Jean did his first movie named The hypothesis of the stolen Painting in the year 1978 as Tableaux personnel. Later in 1979, he was cast in the short role of a Traffic policeman in the movie named woman light.

Between 1980 and 1985, he was cast in popular movies such as The Moroccan stallion, the passerby as Angry man, signes extterieurs de richesse as Marc Letellier, Le Dernier Combat as the brute, and Le telephone sonne Toujours deux fox as the marraine’s confidence man.

Throughout his whole career, reno had performed in more than 43 movies include french and international. His popular movies include The doorman, Rouge city, The lion king(Voice), 4 lata, cold blood. The girl in the fog, The promise, The Last Face, the squad, Brothers of the wind, hector and the search for happiness, The pink panther 2, and Tv series such as Ecce Homo, Montserrat, Nos femmes, and many more.

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Who is Jean Married to?

Jean Reno had been married three times in his life. His first wife was Genevieve and had a daughter with her named Sandra and a son named Mickael. Genevieve and reno divorced in 1988.

Later in 1995, he was married for the second time in his life. He was married to Natalie Dyszkiewicz. They had a son named Tom and a daughter named Serena. They both divorced in the year 2001.

Reno married a British model and a film actress Zofia Borucka on 29 July 2006. This was his third marriage. He has two sons with Zofia named Cielo and Dean. overall, reno was married three times and has 6 children, four sons, and two daughters.


What is the Net Worth of Jean Reno?

Jean is a popular french and Hollywood actor. His net worth is believed to be $70 million approximately according to celebrity Net worth Magazine as of January 2021.