Judith Godreche was born on 23rd March 1972 in Paris, France. She is a French actress, film director, and screenwriter. She has moreover appeared in more than 30 films. She is known for her role in L’auberge Espagnole (2002), The Man in the Iron Mask (1998) and Ridicule (1996). Judith Godreche net worth is estimated to be in millions.
Godrèche was born in Paris. Her father is a psychoanalyst, and her mother a child therapist. Her parents got separated when she was eight years old. Her father is Jewish; the paternal grandparents were Holocaust survivors from Poland and Russia who changed their surname from “Goldreich.”
After Godreche got her first role at the age of 14, she left her school. She moved away from her parents to begin her career in acting. She got settled into a relationship with 25 years older director Benoît Jacquot by the age of 16. Judith Godreche net worth reached heights once she decided to take off her acting career.
Her early work includes commercial modeling for a Japanese chocolate maker.
Her first film debut appearance was as Claudia Cardinale’s daughter in L’été chain. At the very early age of 14, she obtained her significant primary role, in Jacquot’s Les mendiants, with Dominique Sanda.
In 1989, Godrèche starred in Jacques Doillon’s La fille de 15 and with Melvil Poupaud, which brought her to fame. The following year, she turned to a full-time career in film.
In the year 1990, she was nominated for Most Promising Actress for her performance in Jacquot’s La désenchantée for the César Award.
In 1991, she was selected to be a member of the jury at the 41st Berlin International Film Festival.
In 1994 her novel Point de côté was published in France by Broché Publishers to excellent reviews.
Judith Godreche was not recognized to American audiences until Patrice Leconte’s Ridicule is released in the year 1996. The film introduced her and also made her known to Americans for Mathilde de Bellegarde.
In 1998, she starred with Leonardo DiCaprio and Jeremy Irons in The Man in the Iron Mask.
Judith Godreche was nominated for a 2002 César Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in the surprise European hit, L’Auberge Espagnole.
Her first recording was released by Because Music which was inspired by the film Toutes Les Filles pleurant
In 2012, she began to play a continuing character of Claudette Von Jurgens in season 3 of Royal Pains.
Judith Godreche’s performance as Charlotte led to her being called a “breakout” star of 2015 in the film The Overnight. She has also been starring in an upcoming HBO comedy which is about a French actress who moves to Los Angeles.
Judith Godreche had had a long-term relationship with Benoît Jacquot who was 25 years old, her senior.
She then got married to Philippe Michel, an architect, in 1996.
She afterward married to comedian Dany Boon from 1998 to 2002. They have a son together, Noé, born 4 September 1999.
In 2004, she began a new relationship with actor and director Maurice Barthélémy who is also the father of her daughter Tess, who was born on 19 April 2005. The couple split in 2014.
Godrèche has considered converting to Judaism as an adult, which she attributed to her close relationship with her paternal grandparents.
Judith Godreche is the highest paid actress in the world. Judith Godreche Net Worth is in millions. Between December 2016 and December 2017 she has earned $ 75 million.