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Virginie Efira is a French-Belgian actress, TV presenter for Belgian and French channels. Despite her specialized education, the star’s career in the film industry began only after 30 years, but the artist quickly gained popularity among viewers and critics.
Childhood and youth
Virginie Efira was born on May 5, 1977 in the city of Schaerbeek (Belgium). Her father Andre worked as an oncologist, and her mother Karin Verelst was engaged in restoration. In total, four children grew up in the family: Virginie’s sister plays American football professionally, one of the brothers became an artist, and the other a builder.
Virginie Efira Net Worth
Her Net Worth 77 million.
Virginie Efira Body Measurements
Virginie Efira Bra size 34 inches, Waist size 26 Inches and Hip size 34 Inches.
Height 5 ft 7 in approx and Weight 69 Kg approx. 115 in Pounds. She is slim in figure.
Her Body Measurements 34-26-34 Inches.
Her Shoe Size 6 (US) and Dress Size 6 (US).
Her Hair Color Black and Eye Color Brown
The actress has a rich personal life: she met her first husband, Belgian actor Patrick Riedremont, in her youth. The couple got married in June 2002, but broke up after 3 years, and finally divorced in 2009. Children in marriage did not appear, and the divorce papers were signed live on the Panique dans l’oreillette talk show.
After several short romances, the blonde fell in love with director Mabruk el Mekri and, being pregnant, posed with pleasure in front of the cameras. The woman calmly told in an interview that she did not live with her boyfriend, but in neighboring apartments.
On May 24, 2013, the actress had a daughter, Ali. With El Mekri, they were in a relationship for several more years, but over time they still parted.
Career and films
Virginie’s career started in 1998 – at the age of 19 she hosted several television shows on Belgian television. In 2003, she was noticed by the French channel M6 and offered a job as a presenter. The Belgian moved to France, where she joined the staff of prime-time entertainment programs, including Opérations seduction, Le Grand Zap and La Nouvelle Star.
In 2004, the TV personality was invited to try her hand at dubbing – in the film “Garfield” she voiced the veterinarian Liz Wilson ( Jennifer Love Hewitt ). Also on account of Virginie work on the cartoon “Robots”. Then she appeared in a minor role in the film “Camelot” and in several other series. And only in 2008 she was entrusted with an important character in the film “The Whistler”.
In the same year, Efira showed herself well in the romantic comedy Love Is For Two, and the next year in the film My Worst Nightmare. By this time, the artist had already left television and was engaged not only in cinema, but also in theater activities.
Virginie Efira now
Virginie Efira is called by critics a key figure in French-language cinema. Her filmography is diverse, and the directors see in the artist not just an attractive blonde, but also a talented actress.
In 2023, with the participation of Ether, the drama “Night Convoy” was released, next year the biographical melodrama “Benedetta” by P. Verhoeven, where the Belgian plays a nun, is planned. Now the star is busy in several more projects, it is known that among them there is a drama and a thriller.
- 2010 – “Love is for two”
- 2010 – Kill Me, Please
- 2010 – “Love at the Risk of Life”
- 2011 – “My Worst Nightmare”
- 2013 – “Pretend to be my boyfriend”
- 2013 – Loner
- 2015 – “Caprice”
- 2015 – “Family for Rent”
- 2015 – “Taste of Miracles”
- 2016 – Love Is Out of Size
- 2016 – “In bed with Victoria”
- 2018 – “Unsinkable”
- 2018 – “Impossible Love”
- 2019 – “Temptation”
- 2020 – “Night Convoy”
- 2023 – Benedetta