Emmanuelle Seigner Biography
Emmanuelle Seigner is a French award-winning former fashion model, singer, and actress. She is known for her roles in The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007), The Ninth Gate (1999), and Frantic (1988).
Emmanuelle Seigner Career
Seigner is a well-known former fashion model, singer, and actress who began her modeling career when she was only 14 years old. She was featured in Jerzy Skolimowski’s Essential Killing in 2010. She played the principal role of Vanda in 2012 in Polanski’s French film adaption of David Ives’s two-character play Venus in Fur. The film is based on the Austrian novel of the near-same name. In this film, she received praise as Vanda, an actress, playing against writer and theatre director Thomas played by Mathieu Amalric.
Seigner also made some appearances as the main character in the music video “Hands Around My Throat” by Death in Vegas. She also became the lead singer of the pop-rock band Ultra Orange in 2006 and the group’s name was changed to Ultra Orange & Emmanuelle. In 2007, they released a self-titled album which was a success and was known all across Europe. Later on, she released a solo album called Distant Lover in 2014 which again was a success and made her go viral on all social media platforms. Additionally, she was an ambassadress of the Polish brand Dr. Irena Eris.
Emmanuelle Seigner Age
Seigner was born on 22 June 1966, in Paris, France. She is therefore 55 years old as of 2021.
Emmanuelle Seigner Height
Seigner stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches tall.
Emmanuelle Seigner Family
Seigner was born to her photographer fatherJean-Louis Seigner and a journalist mother Aline Ponelle. Furthermore, it is evident that the entertainment career runs in the blood of the Seigners’. She is also the granddaughter of the famous Louis Seigner who gained fame for acting in many movies in France. In addition to that, she is also the niece of the well-known actress Françoise Seigner. Seigner also has a sister who is also in the entertainment industry by the name of Mathilde Seigner.
Emmanuelle Seigner Husband/ Roman Polanski
Seigner has been happily married to Roman Polanski since 30 August 1989. The couple met the first time through a casting director in the movie ‘Venus in Fur.‘ Roman is a director who also directed Seigner in Frantic (1988), Bitter Moon (1992), The Ninth Gate (1999), Venus in Fur (2013), Based On A True Story (2017), and An Officer and a Spy (2019). She and her husband reside in Paris, France.
Emmanuelle Seigner Children
Seigner and Roman have two children together: daughter Morgane and son Elvis. The couple welcomed their firstborn (daughter) Morgane Polanski on 20 January 1993. On April 12, 1998, the couple welcomed their second born Elvis Polanski who was also born in Paris, France. Both of their children are actors and are pretty much famous.
Emmanuelle Seigner Salary
Seigner earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
Emmanuelle Seigner Net Worth
Seigner has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through being a fashion model, singer, and actress.
Emmanuelle Seigner Awards
Seigner has managed to win a ton of awards due to her skills and talent in singing, acting, and modeling. For instance, she was nominated for a César Award for Best Actress for Venus in Fur (2013). She was also nominated for two César Awards for Best Supporting Actress in Place Vendôme (1998) and La Vie En Rose (2007). In 2010, she was featured in Jerzy Skolimowski’s Essential Killing, which went on to win the Special Jury Prize at the Venice Film Festival.
Emmanuelle Seigner Bitter Moon
Bitter Moon is a 1992 erotic romantic thriller film directed by Roman Polanski and starring Peter Coyote, Emmanuelle Seigner, Hugh Grant, and Kristin Scott Thomas. On its release in Europe (in 1992) and North America (in 1994), Bitter Moon was not a commercial success and received mixed reviews from critics.
Emmanuelle Seigner Daughter( Morgane Polanski)
Morgane Polanski is the name of Seigner and Roman’s daughter who is also an actress and model. She gained fame after portraying Princess Gisla in the History Channel series Vikings. Her acting career began in her father’s 2002 film The Pianist. She also appeared in two more of his father’s films; Oliver Twist (2005) and The Ghost Writer (2010), in the latter of which she had her first speaking role.
Films by Morgane Polanski
Morgane Polanski has also acted in several films and series ever since she started following in her family’s footsteps in the world of acting some of these films include;
- The Pianist (2002)
- Oliver Twist (2005)
- The Ghost Writer (2010)
- Unhallowed Ground (2015)
- Vikings (2015)
- The Aspern Papers (2018)
- Looted (2019)
- The French Dispatch (2021)
Emmanuelle Seigner Son (Elvis Polanski)
Elvis Polanski is the youngest child of Seigner and Roman. He is also an actor and musician who began his acting career in 2005 by acting in Oliver Twist. After two years, he appeared in The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, a Julian Schnabel drama film that was adapted from Jean-Dominique Bauby’s 1997 memoir of the same name. In 2012, he shared screen space with the likes of Jodie Foster, Kate Winslet, and Christoph Waltz in his father’s black comedy-drama film by the name of Carnage.
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