Charlotte Lucy Gainsbourg is a French-British actress and singer. Charlotte Gainsbourg was born in France on July 21, 1971. She is the daughter of French singer Serge Gainsbourg and English actress and singer Jane Birkin.

At 12 years old, she made her musical debut with her father on the song “Lemon Incest“. At 15, she and her father collaborated on an album. Before releasing albums to critical and commercial success as an adult (5:55, IRM, Stage Whisper, and Rest), Gainsbourg had more than 20 years passed since these albums were released.

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REAL NAME Charlotte Lucy Gainsbourg
NICKNAMECharlotte Gainsbourg
BORNJuly 21, 1971
AGE52 years old (2023)
BIRTHPLACEMarylebone, London,
NET WORTH$8 Million
HEIGHT5 feet 8 inches (173cm)

How was the early life of Gainsbourg?

The French musician Serge Gainsbourg and the English actress and singer Jane Birkin welcomed their child into the world in the Marylebone area of Central London. Alongside Kate Barry, her half-sister from her mother’s marriage to composer John Barry, Gainsbourg grew up in Paris. After she fell out of a window in 2013, Kate Barry passed away.

She was the target of a bungled kidnapping in 1987. Gainsbourg’s father became an alcoholic after her parents’ divorce, and he passed away from a heart attack in 1991. Gainsbourg said she wanted to eventually turn his house into a museum and remained devoted to preserving his legacy.

Gainsbourg had studied at Collège Alpin International Beau Soleil in Switzerland and École Active Bilingue Jeannine Manuel in Paris. Although Gainsbourg was fluent in English, her native tongue was French.

Charlotte Gainsbourg personal life

French actor and director Yvan Attal, whom Gainsbourg first met on the set of the 1991 movie Aux yeux du monde, became her longtime partner. Gainsbourg has said she is not married as she feels quite insecure about marriage, after seeing her parent’s troubles. On June 19, 2013, Attal made a public proposal to Gainsbourg during an award ceremony when he received the French National Order of Merit.

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Together they had three childrena son named Ben (born in 1997) and two daughters, Alice (2002) and Jo (2011).  Gainsbourg is Jewish and always celebrates Jewish holidays with her husband’s family.

Charlotte Gainsbourg career

At the age of 12, Charlotte Gainsbourg introduced her career as an actress and singer back in 1984. Today, she is a very successful person. She also made her on-screen debut, in the film Paroles et Musique. Later in her early career, she appeared in some shows and movies.

In 1986, when she was 15 years old, she also released her debut album, Charlotte for Ever. Her father co-released the album, which achieved worldwide success. 20 years later, in 2006, she released her first independent album, 5:55. The record achieved great success and was awarded a platinum certification in France.

Later on, she released three more albums under the names Rest, Stage Whisper, and IRM. Regarding her work on screen, she was involved in several films during her early career, including The Little Thief, Kung Fu Master, An Impudent Girl, and Charlotte For Ever.

She starred in the highly successful film Jane Eyre in 1996. In 2000 She performed in Les Miserables which was a worldwide hit. Later on, Charlotte worked on some of the biggest movies of all time, including Dark Crime, Independence Day: Resurgence, The Jews, Melancholia, and Confession of a Child of the Century.

How much is Charlotte Gainsbourg worth?

As of 2023, the estimated net worth of famous French actress and singer Charlotte Gainsbourg is $8 million. She is more famous in France and Britain, Charlotte Gainsbourg has achieved remarkable success in her career. Her parents were French and English singers who had great success.

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Charlotte Gainsbourg has a rich and successful personality. Gainsbourg is a car passionate with a rich collection in his house in Paris. She owns a Bentley, BMW, Range Rover, and many more.

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