Sophie Daniele Sylvie Maupu is a Paris, France-born actress, director, screenwriter as well as an author. She is perhaps best known for being the lead actress in hit movies including “Revenge of the Musketeers” and the James Bond movie “The World Is Not Enough”. Born on 17th November 1966, she is better known professionally as“Sophie Marceau”. A popular and critically acclaimed actress of this day, Sophie has been active in her profession since 1980.
Present in the film industry for more than thirty five years now, one may wonder how rich is Sophie at the present? As estimated by sources, Sophie has been counting her net worth at an amount of $50 million as of late 2016. She has managed to amass such wealth being an accomplished actor, director as well as a screenwriter. Being a part of many successful movies such as “La Boum” and “La Boum 2” among several others, have added to Sophie’s wealth significantly over the years.
Sophie Marceau Net Worth $50 million
Raised in Paris in a middle class family, Sophie started her career at the age of fifteen, when she was discovered by the director Francoise Menidrey and offered a long term contract. Marceau debuted in the movie “La Boum” in 1980 which was a hit, so that the next year she reprised her role as Vic Beretton in the movie sequel “La Boum 2”. Her first movie gave Sophie a huge break-through in the French movie industry and established her as one of the most talented actresses in France and Europe. However, she earned her international recognition by starring in the Hollywood movie “Braveheart”(1995) alongside popular actor Mel Gibson. She continued to increase her popularity by appearing in hit movies including “Beyond The Clouds” by Michelangelo Antonioni and Wim Wenders, “Marquise” by Vera Belmont, and “Anna Karenina” by Bernard Rose among many others. Also notably, Marceau had a part in the Bond movie “The World Is Not Enough”, in which she played the role of villainess Elektra. Being involved in all these movies and projects has made significant contribution to Sophie’s net worth.
Apart from being a prominent actress, and appearing in almost 50 films during her acting career, Sophie is also active as a writer as well as a director. She made her directorial debut in the 2002 movie “Speak to Me of Love”, of which she was also the writer. This project most likely added decently to Sophie’s net worth too.
As for her personal life, Sophie had a relationship with director Andrzej Żuławski from 1985 to 2001 and the couple had a son together. After their separation, Sophie was in a relationship with film producer Jim Lemley(2001-07) with whom she shares a daughter. More recently, Sophie was in an six years-long relationship with Christopher Lambert, however, the couple separated in 2014. For now, Sophie apparently enjoys her single life while her net worth of $50 million caters to her celebrated lifestyle.
And that's how you have to be smart, are you believable in this part or aren't you believable. And it has nothing to do with your talent.
And that's how the world, I think, imagines French women--you know, like very womanly and seducing men and that's how they like to imagine them.
[about writing an autobiographical novel, "Telling Lies", in 2001] It's so attractive, too attractive. Your writing becomes more real than your reality. Acting is contained--you act for three months, then leave it--but writing is the act of creation. Writing is dangerous.
[after hearing that Leonardo DiCaprio is a big fan] What is he, 13 or 11? Perhaps I could play his nanny.
I hate those kisses, you know, American kisses, with the tongues out. They're disgusting. I can't look, it's like porno!
I need the seasons to live to the rhythm of rain and sun. In town, It's like you can hardly make the difference between night and day.
Acting is wonderful therapy for people. Instead of suffering for yourself, someone will do it for you.