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Patrick Bruel

Facts About Patrick Bruel

Celebrated Name Patrick Bruel
Age 63 Years Old
Nick Name Patrick
Birth Name Patrick Maurice Benguigui
Birth Date 1959-05-14
Gender Male
Profession Singer-songwriter
Place Of Birth Tlemcen, Algeria
Birth Nation Algeria
Nationality French
Ethnicity French-white
Religion Christian
Race White
Horoscope Taurud
Father Pierre Benguigu
Mother Augusta Kammoun
Marital Status Married
Sexual Orientation Straigh
Children 2
Spouse Amanda Sthers
Source of Wealth Singer-songwriter, actor and professional poker player career
Net Worth $1 million to $5 million
Height 5 ft 11 in / 180 cm
Weight 165 lb / 75 kg
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark brown
Body Type Average
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Patrick Maurice Benguigui is a French singer-songwriter, actor, and professional poker player who is well recognized for starring in French films in the early 1980s. He is professionally known as Patrick Bruel. He went on to launch a successful solo singing career, releasing almost half a dozen #1 albums in France since his debut in 1982. Patrick first wanted to become a professional soccer player but changed his mind in 1975 after seeing Michel Sardou perform. Apart from his entertainment career, he is a world-class poker player and has commentated on the World Poker Tour in France. Additionally, he has also earned a lovely fan base on his social media as he has gained more than 628K followers on his Instagram account and over 1M followers on his Twitter account.

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Where is Patrick Bruel from?

Patrick Bruel stepped for the very first time into the world on 14th May 1959 in Tlemcen, Algeria. His real name is Patrick Maurice Benguigui and his nationality is French. He came from French-white ethnic background. Likewise, his religious belief is in the Christian religion and his race is white. Patrick celebrated his 63rd birthday recently in 2022 and as per his birthdate, his star sign is Taurus. He is the son of his father, Pierre Benguigui, and his mother, Augusta Kammoun. His both parents are teachers. But, in 1960, his parents got separated and after Algeria's independence in 1962, Bruel moved to France with his mother and settled in the Argenteuil suburb of Paris. He has two half-brothers named David Moreau and Fabrice Moreau.

Patrick Bruel's musical career

  • Patrick Bruel started his acting career starring in 1979's "Le Coup de sirocco" after which he launched his first single, "Vide" ("Empty") was released in 1982 which was not a success.
  • He released "Entre Deux" in 2002 which sold two million copies and made Bruel France's best-paid singer of the year.
  • He wrote the song "Et puis la terre" with Marie-Florence Gros at the beginning of 2005, in response to the South Asian tsunami of 26th December 2004.
  • Bruel's latest album, "Des souvenirs devant", was his fourth chart-topper in France.
  • He has acted in more than forty television and film productions and has made five studio albums and several live albums as of 2004 as he was seen in numerous films and TV series such as "Le grand carnaval" (1983), "Le mariage blues" (1985, TV Movie), "Champagne amer" (1989), "Force majeure" (1989), "O Jerusalem" (2006), "Un sac de billes" (2017), and many others.
  • He has also launched several albums and singles including "Entre deux", "Des Souvenirs devant", "Bruel", "Lequel de nous", "Tout l'monde peut s'tromper", "Combien de murs...", "La Complainte de la butte", "Combien de murs...", and "Pas eu le temps".
  • Patrick was seen as César in 2019, film "Le meilleur reste a venir" as well as he appeared as Gilles Fontaine in "Villa Caprice"  in 2020.
  • As well, he is a world-class professional poker player and he has also been a member of the Les Enfoires charity ensemble since 1993.

Is Patrick Bruel married?

Patrick Bruel is a married man as he tied a knot with the writer and playwright Amanda Sthers on 21st September 2004. They gave birth to his first child, Oscar, on 19th August and he changed his name to Bruel-Benguigui, combining his stage name with his birth name. The pair's second child, Loon, was born on 28th September 2005. However, their relationship did not long last as the couple separated in 2007. Talking about his current love life, Bruel has not disclosed any details regarding it. Concerning his sexual orientation, he is straight.

What is Patrick Bruel's net worth?

Patrick Bruel is a talented man who has a net worth of between $1 million to $5 million as of 2022 whereas he also earns a handsome amount of salary which is around thousands of dollars per year. As a professional poker player, he won a World Series of Poker, bracelet in 1998 for the $5,000 Limit Hold'em event. He has also earned more than $900,000 in tournament play, of which his ten cash winnings at the WSOP account for $411,659. In addition, his major source of income is his singer-songwriter, actor, and professional poker-playing career.

How tall is Patrick Bruel?

Patrick Bruel is 5 ft 11 in / 180 cm tall and his body weighs around 165 lb / 75 kg. He has black hair and dark brown eyes color. Moreover, his body build type is average. Bruel has kept his body maintained, healthy, fit and fine at this age too which is so awesome. His heart-warming smile, his entire demeanor, and his gradual escalating popularity in the industry make him the perfect catch. 

Trivias About Patrick Bruel You Need To Know.

  • He first wanted to become a professional soccer player but changed his mind in 1975 after seeing Michel Sardou perform.
  • In 2015, he starred opposite Isabelle Carre in the romantic comedy film Love at First Child.
  • He is the son of Pierre Benguigui and Augusta Kammoun.
  • Bruel is a world-class professional poker player.
  • He has been a member of the Les Enfoires charity ensemble since 1993.