Fast Facts

  • Left school at 15 to join a theatre troupe.
  • Released his self-titled debut album in 1985.
  • His wife, Sarah Poniatowski, is descended from the last King of Poland and has the courtesy title of Princess.
  • Founded a newspaper called Le Papotin, which is written by autistic children.
  • Scored a number one hit in France with the single "J'ai tout oublié" a duet with Cristina Marocco.
  • France awarded him a Chevalier de la Légion in 2007.


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  • Simon — Son
  • Francis — Brother
  • Denise Pascale — Ex-significant Other
  • Yasmine — Daughter
  • Milo — Son
  • Sarah Poniatowski — Wife
  • Roman — Son


  • Birth Place: Longjumeau, France
  • Profession: Singer, Actor

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