|Marlène Schiappa Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 6 in|
|Date of Birth||November 18, 1982|
Marlène Schiappa is a French politician and writer who gained widespread attention by staunchly advocating for women’s rights during her time as the Secretary of State for Gender Equality in the government of Prime Minister Édouard Philippe (2017–2020).
Paris, Île-de-France, France
- Paris, Île-de-France, France
- Corse, France
- Le Mans, Pays de la Loire, France
Marlène earned her Baccalauréate ES from the Lycée Claude-Bernard located in Paris. She went on to study geography for 1 year at the Sorbonne University. Following that, she attended the University of Grenoble and graduated with a degree in communications.
- Father – Jean-Marc Schiappa (Historian)
- Mother – Catherine Marchi (Vice-principal at a school in Dijon)
- Siblings – She has 2 sisters.
5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm
65 kg or 143.5 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Marlène has dated –
- She got married to an unidentified man at the young age of 19 years. However, her marriage only lasted for 3 weeks.
- Cédric Bruguière (2006-2023) – Marlène tied the knot with French author Cédric Bruguière in 2006. The couple raised 2 daughters together before splitting up for good in 2023.
- Matthias Savignac (2023-Present) – In April 2023, she was photographed with her new beau named Matthias Savignac.
Race / Ethnicity
- Mole on her nose
- Tattoo on her breast that reads “49.3”
Marlène Schiappa Facts
- She began identifying as a feminist at the young age of 13 years after experiencing harassment while walking down the streets as a teenage girl.
- Marlène became France’s first-ever Gender Equality Minister following her appointment in 2017.
- She identifies as a sapiose*ual, meaning that she is s**ually attracted to highly intelligent people of any gender.
- Marlène is a brown belt in judo.
- She is a prolific writer whose published novels include Les Droits des femmes face aux violences (2020), La Culture du viol (2018), Lettres à mon utérus (2016), Je reprends le travail après bébé (2012), to name a few.
- In April 2023, Schiappa landed herself in hot water after posing seductively on the cover of the French edition of Playboy Magazine while wearing a plunging neckline. This was viewed as especially distasteful since the country was experiencing civil unrest following the government’s mandate to increase the retirement age to 64 years.
- On March 7, 2018, she performed Eve Ensler’s path-breaking play The Va*ina Monologues alongside Roselyne Bachelot and others at Paris’ Bobino Theater to mark the occasion of International Women’s Day.
- Marlène holds the distinction of being the first French politician to appear on the cover of the notorious Playboy Magazine.
- After becoming a mother for the first time in 2008, she started her own blog titled ‘Maman travaille’ (or Mum works) to help other women in similar situations attain the elusive work-life balance.
- In 2018, she helped pass the ‘Schiappa Law’ which made any form of verbal se**ual harassment, including whistling, cat-calling, making obscene gestures, and hurling verbal insults, etc. against women punishable with a hefty fine.
- In addition to writing numerous books about feminism, she is also the author of several erotica books written under the pen name Marie Minelli.
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