Quick Facts Samuel Benchetrit

  • NameSamuel Benchetrit
  • Birth Year1973
  • Birth month06
  • FatherCharles Benchétrit
  • NationalityFrench
  • Birth PlaceChampigny-sur-Marne, France
  • EthnicityMixed
  • Professionwriter, actor, director
  • MarriedYes
  • Married toMarie Trintignant, Vanessa Paradis
  • ChildrenJules Benchetrit
  • Mother Michèle Benchétrit

Samuel Benchetrit is a writer, actor, director and scenarist best acclaimed for portraying in the 2017 French comedy film, Chacun Sa Vie et son in time conviction. Besides, he has directed movie such as Asphalte, I Always wanted to be a Gangster, and so on.

Samuel Benchetrit has been married twice. He first married to ex-spouse, Marie Trintignant with whom the couple has a child, Jules Benchetrit. The couple was living together happily. However, the tragic end came to their relationship, after the murder of his wife, Marie. More recently, he got married to a current wife, Vanessa Paradis. Well in today’s session we will be revealing detail about Benchetrit’s personal life as well as his early life, career, net worth and much more. Stay with us!!!

Samuel Benchetrit Early Life and Career

Samuel Benchetrit was born on June 26, 1973, in Champigny-sur-Marne, France, to Charles Benchétrit, father, and Michèle Benchétrit, mother. Benchetrit is French by his nationality and is of mixed ethnicity.

CAPTION:Multi-talented, Samuel Benchetrit

Samuel Benchetrit has actively involved in writing since his tender age. He released his first book, Tale of a Jerk Off in 2000. In the same year, he also directed a short film, Story of Tower L. Moreover, he made an appearance in the comedy film Backstage in 2005. Till date, he has written numbers of books, directed numbers of films. Some of his works are listed below


  • Les Chroniques de l’Asphalte (tome I)- 2005
  • Les Chroniques de l’Asphalte (tome II)- 2007
  • Le Coeur en Dehors- 2009
  • Chien Edition Grasset- 2015

Directed Films

  • Janis and John- 2003
  • I Always Wanted to Be a Gangster-2007
  • YSL film- 2008
  • Asphalte- 2015
  • Dog- 2017

Samuel Benchetrit Personal, Married Life and Children

The Handsome and multi-talented, Samuel is a married man. More recently in June 2018, he married French musician, singer, actress, and model, Vanessa Paradis. The couple met each other in 2016 while Samuel was on his shoot for the fifth film, Dog. The couple dated each other for almost two years and tied the knot.

CAPTION:Samuel Benchetrit with his wife, Vanessa Paradis
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CAPTION:Samuel Benchetrit with his wife, Vanessa Paradis on their marriage

Prior to Vanessa Paradis, he was in a married relationship with a French actress, Anna Mouglalis with whom he has a daughter, Saul. Saul was born on March 7, 2007. However, their relationship ended after living together for almost seven years, The couple did not get married.

CAPTION:Samuel Benchetrit with his former partner, Anna Mouglalis

In addition, Samuel was married to French actress, Marie Trintignant in 1998. The couple had a child, Jules Benchetrit from their relationship. Their relationship ended in 2003 after Samuel’s wife was murdered.

Samuel Benchetrit Net Worth

As an established actor, writer, director, Samuel Benchetrit has accumulated a decent sum of money. As of 2018, the exact sum of his net worth is under review but seeing his works, he appears to be making money in thousands of dollars.