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Celebrated NameEmmanuel Macron
Age45 Years Old
Nick NameEmmanuel Macron
Birth NameEmmanuel Jean-Michel Frédéric Macron
Birth Date1977-12-21
GenderMale
Profession Politician , President of France , Politician
Birth NationFrance
Place Of BirthAmiens, Hauts-de-France
NationalityFrench
EthnicityMixed
FatherJean-Michel Macron
MotherFrançoise Macron
SiblingsLaurent Macron and Estelle Macron
ReligionAgnostic
SchoolLycée la Providence, Lycée Henri-IV school
UniversityParis Nanterre University
Marital StatusMarried
WifeBrigitte Trogneux
Sexual OrientationStraight
Married Date20th October 2007
Net Worth$76 million
SalaryAround $450,000
Source of WealthGovernment Job as President of France
Height5 ft 9¾ in or 177 cm
Weight74 kg or 163 lbs
Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorLight Brown
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Emmanuel Macron is a French politician who has served as President of France since 2017. Ex officio, he is also one of the two Co-Princes of Andorra. He served as Minister of Economics, Industry, and Digital Affairs under President François Hollande between 2014 and 2016 before he became the president. Initially, he worked as a senior civil servant at the Inspectorate General of Finances and later became an investment banker at Rothschild & Co.

Macron was then appointed Élysée deputy secretary-general by President François Hollande shortly after his election in May 2012, making him one of Hollande's senior advisers. He was next appointed to the Government of Prime Minister Manuel Valls as Minister of Economics, Industry, and Digital Affairs in August 2014. He had been a member of the Socialist Party from 2006 to 2009 and then he ran in the election under the banner of En Marche, a centrist and pro-European political movement he founded in April 2016.

Macron topped the ballot in the first round of voting before he was elected President of France on 7 May 2017 with 66.1% of the vote in the second round, defeating Marine Le Pen of the National Front. In the 2017 legislative election in June, Macron's party renamed La République En Marche! (LREM), secured a majority in the National Assembly. He appointed Édouard Philippe as prime minister until his resignation in 2020 when he appointed Jean Castex. He was elected to a second term in the 2022 presidential election, again defeating Le Pen, thus becoming the first French presidential candidate to win reelection since Jacques Chirac in 2002. 

What is Emmanuel Macron Famous For?

  • Emmanuel Macron is a French politician. 
  • Macron is famous for serving as President of France since 2017.

Who are Emmanuel Macron Parents?

Emmanuel Macron was born on December 21, 1977, with the birth name, Emmanuel Jean-Michel Frédéric Macron. He is from is Amiens, Hauts-de-France, France. He holds French nationality. He is the son of his father, Jean-Michel Macron (Professor of Neurology at the University of Picardy), and his mother, Françoise Macron (née Noguès) (Physician). He has two siblings - Laurent Macron (Younger Brother) (Radiologist), and Estelle Macron (Younger Sister) (Nephrologist). His ethnicity is Mixed as Emmanuel has French, English, and Scottish ancestry.

Macron was raised in a non-religious household. Nevertheless, at the age of 12, he got baptized of his own accord and became a Roman Catholic. As of 2019, he identifies as Agnostic. He celebrated his 45th birthday on 21st December 2022. 

Emmanuel Macron obtained his secondary education at the Lycée la Providence, a private Roman Catholic school in Amiens. Whereas, for his final year, he got admission to the prestigious Lycée Henri-IV school in Paris and completed the undergraduate program with the highest honors (Bac S, Mention Très bien). He received a diploma in piano studies from the art institute, Amiens Conservatory. He attended the Paris Nanterre University and graduated with a Master’s degree in Philosophy.

For his thesis, he opted to write on philosophers Machiavelli and Hegel. He also studied at the Paris Institute of Political Studies and received his Master’s degree in Public Affairs; choosing Public Guidance and Economy as his major. He pursued a career in senior civil service and got enrolled at the National School of Administration (École nationale d’administration). He graduated in 2004, receiving training at an embassy in Nigeria.

President of France, Emmanuel Macron

Emmanuel Macron Political Career 

  • Emmanuel Macron, after graduating from ENA in 2004, became an inspector in the Inspection générale des finances (IGF), a branch of the Finance Ministry. In August 2007, Macron was appointed deputy rapporteur for Jacques Attali's "Commission to Unleash French Growth". 
  • In 2008, he received an offer to work as an investment banker at "Rothschild & Cie Banque" and to the position. His first responsibility at Rothschild & Cie Banque was assisting with the acquisition of Cofidis by Crédit Mutuel Nord Europe. 
  • Emmanuel had been a member of the Socialist Party since he was 24 but renewed his subscription to the party from only 2006 to 2009. He left the party in 2009 and became an independent politician.
  • In French political circles, he was considered a protégé of the senior Socialist politician François Hollande, who is believed to have played a role in shaping Macron’s career. 
  • In 2012, Macron was selected for a senior position in President Hollande's office as deputy secretary-general of the Élysée.
  • His political career continued to flourish and he was appointed as the minister of economy and finance on 26 August 2014, replacing Arnaud Montebourg, under Prime Minister Manuel Valls. In this position, he played a major role in promoting business-friendly reforms. He was in favor of the free market and strived towards reducing the public-finances deficit. He also supported the ‘Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement’ (CETA) between Canada and the European Union. His stance on foreign policy proved to be a bit controversial. 
  • In 2017, Macron described France's colonization of Algeria as a "crime against humanity". He also said: "It's truly barbarous and it's part of a past that we need to confront by apologizing to those against whom we committed these acts." He initially said that France needed a more "balanced" policy toward Syria and that he was willing to consider talks with Bashar Assad. However, following the chemical attack in Khan Shaykhun, Macron called for a possible military intervention against Assad’s regime.
  • He opposed the ‘Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement’ (also known as the BDS Movement) coordinated by the Palestinian ‘BDS National Committee.’
  • He founded an independent political party called ‘En Marche!’ in Amiens on 6 April 2016. He then resigned from his governmental position and voiced his intention to run for the 2017 French presidential election on November 2016. He promised to “unblock France” in his announcement speech and called for a "democratic revolution." His bid was supported by many prominent political figures, including François Bayrou, Daniel Cohn-Bendit, François de Rugy, and Richard Ferrand.
  • After the first round of the election on 23 April 2017, he won the second round of the presidential election on 7 May, conveniently beating Marine Le Pen of the National Front. He formally assumed office as the president of France on 14 May 2017. At the age of 39, Macron became the youngest president in French history. 
  •  He appointed Édouard Philippe as prime minister until his resignation in 2020 when he appointed Jean Castex. He was elected to a second term in the 2022 presidential election, again defeating Le Pen, thus becoming the first French presidential candidate to win reelection since Jacques Chirac in 2002. 
  • In the 2022 legislative election, his political coalition lost its absolute majority, resulting in a hung parliament.
  • In the 2022 election, he again defeated Le Pen in the second round on 24 April 2022. He is the first president to win a second term since Jacques Chirac in 2002.

Who is Emmanuel Macron Wife?

Emmanuel Macron is a married man. He married his wife, Brigitte Trogneux on October 20, 2007. They have an age gap of 25 years. The couple does not have any kids together but after marriage, Macron became stepfather to her three adult children, including Sébastien who is 2 years older than the French President. Today, the family is living a happy life. His sexual orientation is straight. 

Emmanuel Macron and his wife, Brigitte Trogneux

In 1993, Emmanuel fell in love with his high school teacher, Brigitte Trogneux while studying at the La Providence High School in Amiens. At age 15, he took drama classes under Trogneux (39 years old at that time), who seemed highly impressed by the precocious student. To complicate matters further, Brigitte was the mother of his classmate Laurence Auzière. His growing attraction for his teacher alarmed his parents and so, they sent him away to finish his studies at the elite Lycée Henri-IV school in Paris. However, it seemed that nothing could keep them apart as the two reunited once he completed his graduation and started dating after he turned 18.

Brigitte then got married to banker André-Louis Auzière in 1974 and shared 3 children – son Sébastien Auzière, and daughters Laurence Auzière and Tiphaine Auzière with her husband. Her divorce from Auzière was finalized in January 2006 and she tied the knot with Macron. 

How much is Emmanuel Macron Worth?

Emmanuel Macron, the French President, has a net worth estimate of $76 Million dollars as of 2022. As the President of France, he earns up to $450,000 salary per annum, and also he is eligible for other benefits like House Allowance, Travel Allowance, Lifetime Salary allowance, and more benefits. He owns a sprawling 12,000-square-foot luxury mansion located in Paris. His home comes with the following luxury features and amenities which include 3 Fire Places, Wine Cellar, Tennis Court, 2 Swimming Pools, 6 Bedrooms, 10-Seater Dining Room, 6 Bedrooms, 8 Bathrooms, and Game Room.

As the President of France, he cannot undertake any stock market trading or investing. His investments are taken in the name of his family. The list of stocks owned by Macron’s family is Volkswagen, BP, and Royal Dutch Shell, among others. He has received over $90 million in donations from wealthy donors and businesses. Out of this, $15 Million has come from energy companies. He lives a luxurious lifestyle at present. His image has been used to endorse the following brands – Google (2017) and Time Magazine (2018). 

How tall is Emmanuel Macron?

Emmanuel Macron is a handsome man with a charming personality. He has a slim body type with a height of 5 ft 9¾ in or 177 cm. His bodyweight consists of 74 kg or 163 lbs. He has Light Brown hair color with a pair of Blue eyes. He has a gap between his front teeth. 

Trivias About Emmanuel Macron You Need To Know.

  • Macron attended the FIFA World Cup final between Argentina and France held in Qatar in December 2022 which France lost by 2-4 to Argentina in the penalty shoot-out.
  • He is fluent in both French and English languages.
  • In 2018, he was made the honorary canon of St John Lateran, a cathedral in Rome.
  • He and his wife adopted a black Labrador Retriever-Griffon dog named Nemo.
  • He enjoys sports such as skiing, tennis, and boxing during his free time.
  • He is a supporter of the French football club, Olympique de Marseille.

Frequently Asked Questions About Emmanuel Macron.

Where was Emmanuel Macron born?

Emmanuel Macron was born in Amiens, Hauts-de-France.

Who is the father of Emmanuel Macron?

The father of Emmanuel Macron is Jean-Michel Macron.

Who is the mother of Emmanuel Macron?

The mother of Emmanuel Macron is Françoise Macron.

What is the net worth of Emmanuel Macron?

The net worth of Emmanuel Macron is $76 million.

What is the salary of Emmanuel Macron?

The salary of Emmanuel Macron is Around $450,000.

What is the color of Emmanuel Macron's eye?

Emmanuel Macron eye color is Blue.

What is the color of Emmanuel Macron's hair?

Emmanuel Macron hair color is Light Brown.

Emmanuel Macron Biography

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Celebrated Name Emmanuel Macron
Age 45 Years Old
Nick Name Emmanuel Macron
Birth Name Emmanuel Jean-Michel Frédéric Macron
Birth Date 1977-12-21
Gender Male
Profession Politician , President of France , Politician
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Celebrated Name Emmanuel Macron
Age 45 Years Old
Nick Name Emmanuel Macron
Birth Name Emmanuel Jean-Michel Frédéric Macron
Birth Date 1977-12-21
Gender Male
Profession Politician , President of France , Politician
Birth Nation France
Place Of Birth Amiens, Hauts-de-France
Nationality French
Ethnicity Mixed
Father Jean-Michel Macron
Mother Françoise Macron
Siblings Laurent Macron and Estelle Macron
Religion Agnostic
School Lycée la Providence, Lycée Henri-IV school
University Paris Nanterre University
Marital Status Married
Wife Brigitte Trogneux
Sexual Orientation Straight
Married Date 20th October 2007
Net Worth $76 million
Salary Around $450,000
Source of Wealth Government Job as President of France
Height 5 ft 9¾ in or 177 cm
Weight 74 kg or 163 lbs
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Light Brown