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Gabriel Attal Height, Weight, Age, Boyfriend, Family

Gabriel Attal Quick Info
Height 5 ft 9 in
Weight 68 kg
Date of Birth March 16, 1989
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Hair Color Black

Gabriel Attal is a French politician who rose to prominence globally after being appointed the Prime Minister of France on January 9, 2024. He made headlines for being the country’s youngest prime minister at the age of 34 and the first openly gay head of government in the country’s history.

Born Name

Gabriel Nissim Attal de Couriss

Nick Name

Word Sniper, Mini Macron

Gabriel Attal seen in the garden of the Quatre Colonnes in Paris in 2017
Gabriel Attal seen in the garden of the Quatre Colonnes in Paris in 2017 (Antoine Lamielle / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0 DEED)

Sun Sign

Pisces

Born Place

Clamart, Île-de-France, France

Residence

Vanves, Île-de-France. France

Nationality

French

 

Education

Gabriel was educated at the exclusive private school École alsacienne and, in 2007, he graduated with a baccalauréat with a ‘Mention Très Bien’ (similar to ‘with honors’).

From 2008 to 2011, he studied law at the Paris-Panthéon-Assas University. He also received a master of public affairs degree in 2012 from the Paris Institute of Political Studies.

Occupation

Politician

Family

  • Father – Yves Attal (Lawyer, Film Producer) (Died in 2015)
  • Mother – Marie de Couriss (Worked in a Film Production Company)
  • Siblings – He has 3 younger sisters.

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 9 in or 175 cm

Weight

68 kg or 150 lbs

Boyfriend / Girlfriend / Spouse

Gabriel has dated –

  1. Joyce Jonathan – He was romantically involved with his École alsacienne classmate Joyce Jonathan in the past, who went on to become a popular singer and songwriter. Years later, Gabriel described their relationship as “a playtime crush” and “a joke between us”.
  2. Stéphane Séjourné (2015-2024) – He was reportedly in a civil partnership with the lawyer and French MEP Stéphane Séjourné from 2015 until 2024. The two shared a home together in Paris during this time.
Gabriel Attal as seen in 2019
Gabriel Attal as seen in 2019 (Selbymay / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0 DEED)

Race / Ethnicity

White

He has Tunisian Jewish, Alsatian Jewish, Sephardi Jewish/Italian Jewish, and Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry on his father’s side and is of French (nobility), Russian (nobility), Polish, German, and Greek descent on his mother’s side.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Gay

Distinctive Features

  • Mole on his cheek
  • Thin lips
Gabriel Attal and Olaf Scholz as seen in the Federal Chancellery Berlin in February 2024
Gabriel Attal and Olaf Scholz as seen in the Federal Chancellery Berlin in February 2024 (McNamara / Wikimedia / CC BY 4.0 DEED)

Gabriel Attal Facts

  1. Before him, Laurent Fabius held the title of the youngest post-war French prime minister, who was appointed in 1984 at the age of 37 years.
  2. On June 18, 2017, Attal was elected to the French National Assembly as a representative of the Hauts-de-Seine’s 10th constituency after defeating the designated successor, André Santini.
  3. Before becoming prime minister, he was appointed as the Junior Minister to the Minister of National Education and Youth in 2018, the Spokesperson of the Government in 2020, the Minister of Public Action and Accounts in 2022, and the Minister of National Education and Youth in 2023.
  4. Attal has been touted as a potential contender for the 2027 presidential election by the French media.
  5. From 2006 until 2016, he was a member of the Socialist Party and supported the party’s presidential candidate Ségolène Royal during the 2007 election. In 2016, he changed his political allegiance to Emmanuel Macron‘s En Marche!, which was renamed Renaissance in September 2022.
  6. In his role as the education minister in 2023, Attal banned Muslim women from wearing abayas in French public schools by countering that it violated France’s secular laws.
  7. He has spoken openly about being bullied and experiencing homophobic abuse while studying in high school by fellow student Juan Branco, who also outed him as gay on Twitter in 2018.

Featured Image by Antoine Lamielle / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0 DEED

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