Léa Seydoux is a French actress and model. She began her acting career in French cinema appearing in films such as The Last Mistress and On War. She first came to attention after she received her first César Award nomination, for her performance in The Beautiful Person and won the Trophée Chopard an award given to promising actors at the Cannes Film Festival. She has appeared in major Hollywood films including Inglourious Basterds, Robin Hood, Midnight in Paris and Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol. In French cinema, she was nominated for the César Award for Most Promising Actress for a second time for her role in Belle Épine and was nominated for the César Award for Best Actress for her role as a lady in waiting to Marie Antoinettein the film Farewell, My Queen.

Birth Name

Léa Hélène Seydoux-Fornier de Clausonne

Nickname

Lea

Profession

Actress, Model

Nationality

French

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Lea Seydoux was born on July 01, 1985, in Paris, France.

Age

She’s currently 34 years old.

Sun Sign

Cancer

Ethnicity

White

She has Alsatian German and French ancestry.

Religion

Judaism

Education

For six years, Seydoux went to summer camp in the United States, at the behest of her father, who wanted her to learn to speak English.

Family Details

  • Father – Henri Seydoux (Businessman) (CEO of French wireless company Parrot)
  • Mother – Valérie Schlumberger (Former actress and now philanthropist)
  • Siblings – Camille Seydoux (Older Sister) (Stylist)

Marital Status

Single

Boyfriend / Spouse

Lea Seydoux has dated –

  • Jake Gyllenhaal (2012) – In 2012, she had a fling with American actor, Jake Gyllenhaal.

  • André Meyer (2015-Present) – She is in a long-term relationship with a personality named André Meyer. Seydoux and her boyfriend André Meyer have a son, Georges, born on 18 January 2017.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 6 inches
  • In centimeters – 168 cm
  • In meters – 1.68 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 54 kg
  • In Pounds – 119 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 34-23-35
  • Bust – 34 inches
  • Waist – 23 inches
  • Hip – 35 inches
  • Bra Size – 32B

Body Build

Slim

Eye Color

Blue

Hair Color

Blonde

Shoe Size

She wears a size 7.5 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 4 (US).

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Appearing in movies like Inglourious Basterds (2009), The Beautiful Person (2008) and Blue Is the Warmest Colour (2013).

Film Debut

She appeared in the 2006 movie Mes copines for her role as Aurore. It was directed by Sylvie Ayme.

Television Debut

Seydoux has not appeared any television show.

Brand Endorsements

Prada, Levi

Awards & Nominations

YearAwardCategoryNominated WorkResult
2009César AwardMost Promising Actress
The Beautiful Person
Nominated
Étoiles d’or du cinéma françaisFemale RevelationNominated
Festival International du Film Francophone de NamurBest ActressWon
Lumières AwardMost Promising ActressNominated
Trophée Chopard AwardFemale Revelation of the YearWon
Broadcast Film Critics Association AwardBest Cast
Inglourious Basterds
Won
Screen Actors Guild AwardOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion PictureWon
San Diego Film Critics Society AwardBest CastWon
2010César AwardMost Promising Actress
Belle Épine
Nominated
2011San Diego Film Critics Society AwardBest Performance by an Ensemble
Midnight in Paris
Nominated
Prix Romy Schneider AwardPrix Romy Schneider
My Wife’s Romance
Nominated
2013Lumières AwardBest Actress
Grand Central
Won
César AwardBest Actress
Farewell, My Queen
Nominated
Cabourg Film Festival AwardsBest ActressWon
Chicago Film Critics Association AwardBest Supporting Actress
Blue Is the Warmest Colour
Nominated
Glamour AwardsNext BreakthroughNominated
Hamptons International Film Festival AwardBreakthrough PerformerWon
International Cinephile Society AwardsBest Supporting ActressWon
Lumières AwardBest ActressWon
National Society of Film Critics AwardBest Supporting ActressNominated
Online Film Critics Society AwardBest Supporting ActressNominated
Cannes Film Festival AwardPalme d’OrWon
Prix Romy Schneider AwardPrix Romy SchneiderNominated
Portuguese Online Film Critics Circle AwardBest Supporting ActressWon
San Francisco Film Critics Circle AwardBest Supporting ActressNominated
St. Louis Gateway Film Critics Association AwardBest Supporting ActressNominated
Village Voice Film Poll AwardBest Supporting ActressNominated
2014BAFTA AwardRising Star AwardNominated
César AwardBest ActressNominated
Satellite AwardBest Supporting Actress – Motion PictureNominated
Critics’ Choice Movie AwardBest Acting Ensemble
The Grand Budapest Hotel
Nominated
Detroit Film Critics Society AwardsBest Acting EnsembleWon
Florida Film Critics Circle AwardBest CastWon
San Diego Film Critics Society AwardBest Performance by an EnsembleNominated
Screen Actors Guild AwardOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion PictureNominated
Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association AwardBest EnsembleNominated
2016Teen Choice AwardsChoice Movie Actress: Action
Spectre
Nominated
2017Riviera International Film FestivalBest Actress
It’s Only the End of the World
Nominated

Lea Seydoux Favorites

  • Favorite TV Show – Friends (1994-2004)
  • Favorite Lip Balm – Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream
  • Favorite Lipstick – Yves Saint Laurent Pur Couture lipstick
  • Favorite Fragrance – Prada Candy Perfume
  • Favorite Director – Woody Allen

Lea Seydoux Net worth

Lea Seydoux has a estimated net worth of $5 million dollars as of 2019.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Lea Seydoux

  • She started her acting career in 2006.
  • She spent her childhood very lonely as her parents divorced when she was three years old and her mom used to live in Africa for the most part and her dad used to be on business tours. Hence, she felt like an orphan.
  • Her dad wanted her to learn speak English so she was sent to a summer camp in USA. She attended the camp for a consecutive six years.
  • Her family is widely known in France.
  • In 2013, she appeared in the Vogue (UK) magazine’s Best Dressed List.
  • In 2013, Seydoux was nominated for Best Actress at the 38th César Awards for her role as Sidonie Laborde in Benoît Jacquot’s Farewell, My Queen.
  • In 2014, Seydoux won the Best Actress award at the 19th Lumières Awards for her role in Blue Is the Warmest Colour and Grand Central. She was also nominated for the BAFTA Rising Star Award and the César Award for Best Actress in the same year.
  • In March 2014, she graced the cover of Vanity Fair’s 20th Hollywood Issue.
  • In 2015, she played the Bond Girl in the James Bond film Spectre and received accolades for her role.
  • In 2016, Seydoux was honored with the Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters.
  • In 2016, Seydoux appeared in Xavier Dolan’s It’s Only the End of the World, based on Jean-Luc Lagarce’s play Juste la fin du monde.
  • In August 2016, she became the face of a new Louis Vuitton fragrance.
  • In 2018, Seydoux co-stars with Ewan McGregor in Zoe, a sci-fi romance film by Drake Doremus. She also appeared in Thomas Vinterberg’s Kursk, a drama film about the 2000 Kursk submarine disaster.
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