Why is Marion Cotillard famous?

Marion Cotillard is a famous, successful, and professional actress and singer from France who is popularly known for her diverse roles and jaw-dropping performances. She has received numerous awards including Oscar awards and Golden Globe Awards, Lumieres Awards, and others. She started off as a French actress and later transcended to Hollywood making her breakthrough through one after another hit films. 

Quick Info 
Full NameMarion Cotillard
Date of BirthAugust 24, 1946
Birth PlaceParis, France
ParentsNiseema Theillaud
Jean-Claude Cotillard
ProfessionAn actress
PartnersJulien Rassam
Stephan Guerin-Tille
Guillaume Canet
Age 45 years
Height5' 5"
ChildrenLouise Canet
Marcel Canet
Net Worth40 million dollars
Marion Cotillard
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Bio, Age, Family, and Young

Marion Cotillard was born on 30th September of 1975 in the capital city of France, Paris. She is the daughter of actor, theatre director, artist, Jean-Claude Cotillard and a drama teacher and actress, Monique Niseema Thailand. Coming from a drama family, Cotillard was opened to acting and drama from her early age. She would love to mimic the actors and also made her appearance in the plays of his father. Cotillard is 45 years.

Cotillard attended Conservatoire d’art dramatique when she was 15 years old graduating in 1994. She decided to pursue her professional acting career and moved to Paris.


Nationality and Ethnicity

Cotillard’s nationality is French. She belongs to white ethnicity and has German, French, and Breton ancestry. Her sexual orientation is straight and has Libra as her birth sign.


Physical Features

Marion has a slim body build with body measurements are 36-24-34 inches. She has her own diet plan and goes to gyms to keep herself fit, healthy and flawless. She is also known to go cycling and walking so that her leg is always on point and sexy. She possesses dark brown hair and blue eyes. Her mole in the forehead is one of her distinctive features.


Marion Cotillard’s height is 5 feet and 6 inches.


Marion Cotillard’s weight is about 57 kg.


Personal Life

Boyfriend and Children

Marion Cotillard is not married yet but that doesn’t mean she is single. She is currently in 14 years long relationship with Guillaume Canet, a French director, and actor. They together have a son and a daughter named Marcel and Louise respectively. Cotillard was in a relationship with actor Julien Rassam, Stephan Guerin-Tille, Sinclair, and also rumored with Johnny Depp in the past. She currently resides in Paris and sometimes in Los Angeles back and forth due to her work.

Marion Cotillard
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Social Media: Instagram

Marion Cotillard is an Instagram user. She has over 1.5 million followers and she is open to people about her life and relationships. She does not use any other social media.




After moving to Paris, Cotillard landed smaller roles in French films like The Story of a Boy Who Wanted to Be Kissed as Mathilde which was also her film debut in 1994. She landed another small role in the film, My Sex Life… or How I Got into an Argument in 1996 finally landing her first major role in the French action comedy film, Taxi in 1998 where she portrayed the character of Lilly Bertineau. She then starred in a number of French films including Furia, taxi 2, Lisa, A Private Affair, Love Me If You Dare finally making her Hollywood debut in 2003 with the American fantasy drama film, Big Fish alongside Adam Brody and Harrison Ford.

Marion Cotillard made her breakthrough in 2007 with the biographical musical film, La Vie en Rose where she starred as Edith Piaf. She earned Oscar awards for her performance which rose her to fame. She also appeared in a number of short films like Snuff Movie, Le marquis, and others. Her major films are Interiorite, Snuff Movie, Chloe, Pretty Things, Boomer, Innocence, A Very Long Engagement, alongside Audrey Tautou Love is in the Air, The Black Box, Public Enemies, Nine, Lady Blue Shanghai, Inception, Midnight in Paris, Contagion, Rust and Bone, The Dark Knight Rises, alongside Anne Hathaway Two Days, One Night, From the Land of the Moon and so on.

Music Videos

Marion Cotillard has also appeared in a number of music videos of which some of them are Petite fille, Givin’Up, Breath In, Take It All, Lily’s Body, and others. Her theatre works include Y’a des Nounours Dans Les Placards in 1997 and Joan of Arc at the Stake where she performed as the lead role, Joan the Arc. The play was highly successful and was performed in a number of theatres in France.


Achievements, Awards, and Nominations

Marion Cotillard has been awarded Academy Awards for Best Actress in 2008 after her performance in the musical film, La Vie en Rose. She also earned BAFTA Awards in 2007, Cesar Awards in 2008, Lumieres Awards, Golden Globe Awards, and multiple Film critic awards the same year for her performance in La Vie en Rose. She again received an Academy Awards nomination in 2015 for the film Two Days, One Night. To this date, she has achieved 2 Cesar Awards including multiple nominations, 2 Lumieres Awards, and multiple nominations, European Film Awards, and Film Festival Awards.


Apart from awards and nominations, Cotillard has earned huge fame and titles for her contribution to the entertainment industry. She has been enlisted in “The Most Beautiful Face of 2013, “Beautiful Famous Faces”, “The World’s Sexiest Woman”, “100 Sexiest Movie Stars”, “The World’s 20 Coolest Women”,”40 Women of The Decade” and many other titles. She has covered in all of the famous magazines.

Marion Cotillard
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Net worth

Marion Cotillard has a net worth of 40 million dollars as of 2021. She has able to accumulate such a huge fortune from her acting career. She has done numerous films, television series, short films, and voice works including singing.


Brand Endorsements

She has also endorsed for French luxury brand, Christian Dior and was on the cover for the December 2012 issue of W Magazine. She also endorsed another French couturier perfume brand, Chanel No. 5 in 2020. No wonder, with such a massive and diverse performance she has able to accomplish such fame. She is still working on new projects and only time will tell how much more fortune she will add up to her pouch in coming years.


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