Audrey Tautou – Bio, Married, Husband, Age, Height, Boyfriend, Other Facts

Audrey Tautou still has a long way to go to reach the heights of some of her compatriots like Michèle Morgan and Sophie Marceau. The French actress, who is well known for her performances in films like Venus Beauty Institute (1999), Amélie (2001, which is the highest-grossing French-language film ever released in the United States), and The Da Vinci Code (2006) has reached legendary status in her home country and Europe. However, she has not quite been able to break into Hollywood, although it can be said that this is due to her unwillingness to move across the Atlantic rather than her lack of talent. Read on to find out more about her personal life and work.

Biography (Age)

Ms. Tautou was born Audrey Justine Tautou on the 9th of August 1976, in Beaumont, France. She was however raised in the Central France commune of Montlucon by her parents; mother Eveline, who worked as a teacher, and father Bernard Tautou who is a dental surgeon.

From a very young, Tautou was said to have had an interest in acting. Because of this, her parents enrolled her for acting classes at the private French drama school, The Cours Florent, where she learned how to speak English and Italian. At the age of 22, the aspiring actress participated in a Canal+ sponsored star search competition called Jeunes Premiers which translates to The Young Debuts in English. That same year, she was named the Best Young Actress at the 9th Beziers Festival of Young Actors. Her rising profile in the French movie acting industry went on to earn her a role in the film Venus Beauty Institute (1999), which won the national film award of France, The Cesar Award. Tautou herself won the Cabourg Film Festival Award for Female Revelation, the César Award for Most Promising Actress, the Lumières Award for Most Promising Actress, and the SACD Award for Best Actress for her role in the movie.

Following the glory of awards she received in France for her performance in Venus Beauty Institute, Audrey Tautou looked to take her career to the international scene. In 2001, she gained international fame for her performance as the lead actress in the Jean-Pierre Jeunet-directed romantic comedy, Amélie. The film was a huge success, commercially and critically, as both the film and its lead actress were up for various awards. Tautou was most notably nominated for a BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role.

In the following year, after a few roles in local French films, the actress again made headlines for her performance in the British thriller, Dirty Pretty Things (2002), which was nominated for an Academy Award and won Best Independent British film at the Independent British Film Awards. Two years later, she reunited with Jean-Pierre Jeunet for the movie A Very Long Engagement (2004) before going on to make her Hollywood debut opposite Tom Hanks in The Da Vinci Code (2006).

In 2009, Audrey Tautou got her second BAFTA Award nomination for Best Actress in a Leading Role, among other award nominations, for her portrayal of fashion designer Coco Chanel in the biopic, Coco Before Chanel. In recent times, Tautou has appeared in Delicacy (2011), Chinese Puzzle (2013), The Odyssey (2016), and The Trouble With You (2018).

Is Audrey Tautou Married? Who is Her Husband or Boyfriend?

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Audrey Tautou and actor Alessandro Nivola (Image Source)

There is no information available that says Audrey Tautou is currently married or has even at one point in her life ever exchanged marital vows with anybody. The French actress is further reported to be single at the moment, although she has in the past been in a few high profile relationships.

Tautou is reported to have dated French singer and songwriter Matthieu Chedid, American actor and director Lance Mazmanian and Belgian actor Benoit Poelvoorde. Aside from her relationship with Chedid, which sent the French press into overdrive as speculations of a secret wedding made headlines, none of her relationships ever went on to become anything noteworthy as Tautou looks to prefer life as a single woman.

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Height and Other Facts

  • Height and Weight

Audrey Tautou has a height of 5 feet 3 inches or 160 cm. The slim body type, dark brown hair and eye colored actress further weighs about 48 kg or 106 pounds.

  • Modeling Career

In addition to her acting career, Audrey Tautou has also worked as a model, appearing for magazines such as Vogue, Elle, Harpers Bazaar, and Marie Claire among many others. In 2009, Tautou replaced actress Nicole Kidman as the spokesmodel for Chanel No. 5. She has at different times also served as the face of the ad campaigns for L’Oreal and Montblanc.

  • Net Worth

Audrey Tautou has certainly seen good times in her career. The actress has a net worth estimated to be about $20 million.

  • Religion

Audrey Tautou was raised Catholic as she had studied at the Institut Catholique de Paris (Catholic University of France). In recent times, however, Tautou has expressed doubts in her religious beliefs, saying that she is not officially a Catholic and that even though she believes in God, she is not sure if she trusts him so much.


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