Isabelle Huppert Height Weight Body Statistics

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Born Name

Isabelle Anne Madeleine Huppert

Nick Name

Izzy

Isabelle Huppert at the Césars Awards in 2017
Isabelle Huppert at the Césars Awards in 2017

Sun Sign

Pisces

Born Place

Paris, France

Nationality

French

 

Education

Isabelle Huppert attended the Conservatoire à rayonnement régional de Versailles and won a prize for her acting at the institute. She later got enrolled at the Conservatoire national supérieur d’art dramatique, (CNSAD).

Occupation

Actress

Family

  • Father – Raymond Huppert (Safe Manufacturer) (Died 2003)
  • Mother – Annick Huppert (English Teacher) (Died 1990)
  • Siblings – Jacqueline Huppert (Older Sister) (Academic Scholar), Rémi Huppert (Older Brother) (Author), Elisabeth Huppert (Older Sister) (Actress, Director, and Writer), Caroline Huppert (Older Sister) (Director)
  • Others – Louis-Charles Huppert (Paternal Grandfather), Jeanne Lehmann (Paternal Grandmother), Jean-Marcel Beau (Maternal Grandfather), Marie-Clémence Bertrand (Maternal Grandmother)

Manager

Isabelle Huppert is represented by Paris based Voyez Mon Agent.

Genre

Soundtrack

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

Unknown

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 3 in or 160 cm

Weight

52 kg or 115 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Isabelle Huppert has dated

  1. Daniel Toscan du Plantier – Isabelle is known to have dated French director Daniel Toscan du Plantier in her twenties. It is even claimed that she lived with him for about ten years.
  2. Ronald Chammah (1982-Present) – Isabelle first met her husband Ronald Chammah, who is a producer and director, in 1980 on the set of a Claude Chabrol movie. They started dating soon after and got married in 1982 in a slightly low-key ceremony. Ronald even directed her in the 1988 movie, Milan Noir. In October 1983, she gave birth to their daughter, Lolita with whom she has worked in about half a dozen movies. She gave birth to her son Lorenzo in January 1986. In August 1997, they welcomed another baby boy, Angelo into their family.

Race / Ethnicity

White

On her father’s side, she has Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry.

Hair Color

Red

Eye Color

Green

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Petite figure
  • Green eyes

Measurements

33-24-32 in or 84-61-81 cm

Dress Size

4 (US) or 36 (EU) or 8 (UK)

Bra Size

32A

Shoe Size

6.5 (US) or 37 (EU)

Brand Endorsements

Isabelle Huppert hasn’t done endorsement work for any brand.

Religion

Isabelle was raised in her mother’s Catholic faith.

However, her religious views as an adult are unknown.

Best Known For

  • Having starred in critically acclaimed movies like Violette Nozière and The Piano Teacher. She won the best actress award at the Cannes Film Festival for her work in both the movies.
  • Being cast in the lead role in popular French movies such as Loulou, La Séparation, and 8 Women.
  • Her masterful performance in the psychological thriller, Elle. Her performance in the movie was termed as one of the finest in her prestigious career.

As a Singer

Isabelle has performed a number of soundtracks for her movies. In 2001, she also released a studio album Madame Deshoulières in collaboration with Jean-Louis Murat.

First Film

In 1972, she made her theatrical film debut in a minor role in the romantic drama movie, Faustine et le Bel Été.

First TV Show

In 1971, Isabelle made her first TV show appearance in the Du côté des chez Swann episode of the TV series, Les Cent Livres des Hommes.

Personal Trainer

Isabelle Huppert isn’t a big fan of working out. In her interviews, she has confessed that she is too lazy to workout.

Isabelle Huppert Favorite Things

  • Books – The Grass is Singing by Doris Lessing, The Pillow Book by Sei Shonagon, Demons by Fyodor Dostoyevsky, The Snopes Trilogy by William Faulkner, Autobiography by John Cowper Powys, The Flowers of Evil by Charles Baudelaire, Conversations with Wilder by Cameron Crowe, Nature: Simple, Healthy, and Good by Alain Ducasse, The Letters of Vincent Van Gogh, Hamlet by William Shakespeare
  • Director to work with – Michael Haneke
Source – The Guardian, NY Times, IMDb

Isabelle Huppert Facts

  1. Isabelle is claustrophobic and avoids the Paris Metro since many years. She has claimed that even the idea of traveling in the underground metro is impossible for her.
  2. In 2017, she became the first professional actress or actor to have 20 films in the official competition of the Cannes Film Festival.
  3. She had auditioned for the leading role in the romantic drama, The Piano. However, the role eventually went to Holly Hunter.
  4. After being encouraged by her mother, she began her acting career at a very young age and went on to become a star in her teens.
  5. In May 2009, she was selected as the president of the jury for the 62nd Cannes Film Festival. She and her jury honored Austrian director Michael Haneke with Palme d’Or for his movie The White Ribbon. She had previously worked with Haneke in The Piano Teacher and Time of the Wolf.
  6. At the Cannes Film Festival 2012, she had two of her movies – Amour and In Another Country, competing for the prestigious Palme d’Or award.
  7. Isabelle is the owner and founder of the repertory cinema Christine 21. The cinema is curated by her son Lorenzo.
  8. Follow her on Instagram.

Featured Image by Georges Biard / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0

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