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Benjamin Millepied

Facts About Benjamin Millepied

Celebrated Name Benjamin Millepied
Age 45 Years Old
Nick Name Benjamin Millepied
Birth Name Benjamin Millepied
Birth Date 1977-06-10
Gender Male
Profession Choreographer
Place Of Birth Bordeaux
Birth Nation France
Nationality French
Famous For Husband of Natalie Portman
Father Denys Millepied
Mother Catherine Flori
Siblings Two older brothers
Ethnicity White
Religion Converted to Judaism in 2010s
Horoscope Gemini
School Conservatoire National in Lyon, School of American Ballet
Awards Prix de Lausanne, Mae L. Wien Award for Outstanding Promise, Chevalier in the Order of Arts and Letters by the French Ministry of Culture
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight Around 68 kg
Body Type Slim
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Black
Sexual Orientation Straight
Marital Status Married
Wife Natalie Portman
Married Date 2012-08-04
Children 2
Son Aleph
Daughter Amalia
Residence Los Angeles
Source of Wealth Choreography
Net Worth $10 million
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Benjamin Millepied is a French dancer and choreographer. He is best known for his time in the New York City Ballet. He joined NYCB in 1995, became a soloist in 1998, and a principal in 2002, and retired in 2011. He led LA Dance Project from 2011 to 2014 and was the director of the Paris Opera Ballet from 2014 to 2016. He is also known as the husband of actress Natalie Portman.

What is Benjamin Millepied Famous For?

  • Associated with NYCB from 1995 to 2011.
  • Husband of Natalie Portman.

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Where is Benjamin Millepied From?

Benjamin Millepied was born on 10 June 1977. His birth place is in Bordeaux in France. He holds French nationality. He has two older brothers. He belongs to white ethnicity and his religion is Judaism. He converted to Judaism in the 2010s. His zodiac sign is Gemini. He was born to his father, Denys Millepied, and his mother, Catherine Flori. 

He studied at the Conservatoire National in Lyon between the ages of 13 and 16. He later attended the School of American Ballet (SAB) with a scholarship from the French Ministry. 

Benjamin Millepied Career

  • Benjamin Millepied was mentored by choreographer Jerome Robbins in his early career. 
  • At SAB's 1994 Spring Workshop he originated a principal role in Jerome Robbins's premiere of 2 and 3 Part Inventions. He received the Prix de Lausanne.
  • He joined New York City Ballet's corps de ballet in 1995. 
  • He was awarded the recipient of the Mae L. Wien Award for Outstanding Promise in 1995.
  • He was promoted to soloist in 1998. 
  • He became NYCB's principal dancer in 2002. 
  • He retired from NYCB in 2011.
  • He was also a choreographer for City Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, the School of American Ballet, the Metropolitan Opera, and Ballet de Geneve.
  • He was choreographer-in-residence at the Baryshnikov Arts Center in New York from 2006 to 2007.
  • He has commissioned and collaborated with contemporary composers including David Lang, Nico Muhly, Thierry Escaich, Daniel Ott, and Philip Glass.
  • His dancing was motion-captured for the 2001 animated children's film Barbie in the Nutcracker, along with that of other New York City Ballet dancers. 
  • His dancing was captured for the 2003 Barbie film, Barbie of Swan Lake. 
  • He served as choreographer for Black Swan in 2009. He also starred in the film. 
  • He was the leading man in a short film, Time Doesn't Stand Still in 2010. He has directed several other short films.
  • He was a choreographer of his own company, Danses Concertantes. 
  • He founded L.A. Dance Project in 2011. He led it from 2011 to 2014. 
  • He founded The Amoveo Company, a multimedia production company and art collective in 2012. 
  • He became the Artistic Advisor of the new Dance Academy at the Colburn School in 2014.
  • He was director of Dance at the Paris Opera Ballet from 2014 to 2016.

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Who is Benjamin Millepied Wife?

Benjamin Millepied is a married man. He is married to actress Natalie Portman. They first met on the set of Black Swan in early 2009. The couple got married in a Jewish ceremony on 4 August 2012. They share two children together, a son, Aleph, and a daughter, Amalia.

The family lives in Los Angeles. They previously lived in Paris. 

What is Benjamin Millepied Height?

Benjamin Millepied stands at the height of 1.78 m i.e. 5 feet and 10 inches tall. He has a body weight of around 68 kg. He has a slim body build. His eye color is blue and his hair color is black.

His sexual orientation is straight.

What is Benjamin Millepied Net Worth?

Benjamin Millepied is a popular dancer and choreographer. He joined NYCB in 1995, became a soloist in 1998, and a principal in 2002. He has been associated with several other dances as well as ballet companies in his career. He has made his fortune out of his choreography as well as his executive career. His net worth is estimated at $10 million at present.

Trivias About Benjamin Millepied You Need To Know.

  • His mother Catherine was a ballet dancer.
  • He was a guest judge on the dance competition show So You Think You Can Dance in August 2012.
  • The French Ministry of Culture made Chevalier in the Order of Arts and Letters in 2010.
  • Prior to meeting Portman, Millepied dated ballet dancer Isabella Boylston.