Marine Le Pen Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Marine Le Pen Quick Info
Height 5 ft 7 in
Weight 62 kg
Date of Birth August 5, 1968
Zodiac Sign Leo
Boyfriend Louis Aliot

Marine Le Pen is a French politician and lawyer who started serving as the President of the National Rally political party in 2011. She became a part of France’s National Assembly (lower house of Parliament) in June 2017 and was a member of the European Parliament from 2004 to 2017. Marine has also run for the French Presidency twice, she stood 3rd in 2012 behind François Hollande and Nicolas Sarkozy, and finished at 2nd place in the 2017 election, losing to Emmanuel Macron in the 2nd round of voting. She is widely credited with softening the extremist image of her political party and has expelled many members from the party, including her father in August 2015.

Born Name

Marion Anne Perrine Le Pen

Nick Name

Marine

Marine Le Pen at the 1st of May National Front's rally in May 2010
Marine Le Pen at the 1st of May National Front’s rally in May 2010 (Marie-Lan Nguyen / Wikimedia / CC BY-3.0)

Sun Sign

Leo

Born Place

Neuilly-sur-Seine, Paris, France

Residence

Saint-Cloud, Paris, France

Nationality

French

Education

Marine completed her schooling from the Lycée Florent Schmitt high school in Saint-Cloud, Paris. She then studied law at Panthéon-Assas University, Paris and graduated with a ‘Master of Laws’ degree in 1991 and a ‘Master of Advanced Studies’ degree in criminal law in 1992.

Occupation

Politician, Lawyer

Family

  • Father – Jean-Marie Le Pen (Politician) (Former Military Paratrooper)
  • Mother – Pierrette Lalanne (Former Model)
  • Siblings – Yann Le Pen (Older Sister), Marie Caroline Le Pen (Older Sister) (Politician)
  • OthersMarion Maréchal (Niece) (Politician), Nolwenn Olivier (Niece), Pierre Olivier (Nephew)

Build

Average

Height

5 ft 7 in or 170 cm

Weight

62 kg or 136.5 lbs

Marine Le Pen as seen in August 2015
Marine Le Pen as seen in August 2015 (TV Patriotes / Flickr / CC BY-2.0)

Boyfriend / Spouse

Marine has dated –

  1. Franck Chauffroy (1995-2000) – Marine married business executive Franck Chauffroy in 1995. The couple has 3 children together – a daughter named Jehanne Chauffroy (b. 1998) and twins Mathilde Chauffroy and Louis Chauffroy (b.1999). They separated in 2000.
  2. Eric Lorio (2002-2006) – Marine got married to Eric Lorio, the former national secretary of the National Front (now National Rally) in 2002. The couple got divorced in 2006.
  3. Louis Aliot (2009-Present) – In 2009, she started dating Louis Aliot, a French politician and lawyer, who became the vice president of the National Rally in 2011.

Race / Ethnicity

White

She is of French, Breton, Swiss, and Maltese descent.

Hair Color

Blonde

Eye Color

Green

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Marine Le Pen during an event in January 2008
Marine Le Pen during an event in January 2008 (Emmanuel d’Aubignosc / Wikimedia / CC BY-3.0)

Distinctive Features

  • Neck-length blonde hair
  • Dimpled smile
  • Always wears a locket or a necklace

Religion

Roman Catholicism

Marine Le Pen Favorite Things

  • Pet – Cats
  • Pastime – Karaoke singing
  • PoliticianVladimir Putin

SourceNPR, Spiegel Online

Marine Le Pen as seen in April 2012
Marine Le Pen as seen in April 2012 (Rémi Noyon / Flickr / CC BY-2.0)

Marine Le Pen Facts

  1. In 1976, a bomb planted by extremists went off in Marine’s home. The attack was aimed at her politician father. Fortunately, Marine and her family escaped unscathed from the incident.
  2. While at university, she participated in the National Circle of Students of Paris (CNEP), a movement close to the National Front (later renamed as National Rally), her father’s political party.
  3. She won her first political election in 1988 when she was elected as a Regional Councillor for Nord-Pas-de-Calais.
  4. In 1992, she obtained a certification of aptitude and became a lawyer at the Paris Bar where she practiced law till 1998. After leaving the practice, she joined the legal department of the National Front which she led until 2003.
  5. After becoming the President of the National Rally political party in 2011, Marine tried to re-shape the party’s image by moving away from its hardline nationalistic policies and relaxing some of its conservative political positions. She also advocated for civil unions for same-sex couples and acceptance of unconditional abortion.
  6. She has also been firm in her opposition to globalization and has called for France to leave the Eurozone through a Brexit-style referendum.
  7. Marine was placed in Time magazine’s annual “Time 100” list in 2011 and 2015.
  8. For her work as a member of the European Parliament (2004-2017), she was ranked by Politico as the second-most influential figure in the European parliament in 2016.

Featured Image by Rémi Noyon / Flickr / CC BY-2.0

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