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Benjamin Biolay
Benjamin Biolay, 2022
Born (1973-01-20) 20 Januar 1973 (age 51)
Hauf-marrae(s)Chiara Mastroianni (2002–2005)
Pairtner(s)Vanessa Paradis (2012–2015)

Benjamin Biolay (French pronunciation: ​[bɛ̃.ʒa.mɛ̃ bjo.lɛ]; born 20 Januar 1973) is a French sangster, sangwriter, muisicker, actor an record producer. He is the brither o sangster Coralie Clément, whose twa albums he wrote an producit, an the ex-husband o Chiara Mastroianni, the dochter o Catherine Deneuve an Marcello Mastroianni.

His law-key vocal style is somewha seemilar tae French pop starn Étienne Daho. Wi the sangster Keren Ann, whose first twa albums he co-wrote an producit, he contributit several sangs tae Chambre avec Vue, the successfu comeback album o sangster Henri Salvador, an haes syne wirkit as a writer, arranger or producer for ither icons o French muisic, includin Juliette Gréco, Julien Clerc, Françoise Hardy an Vanessa Paradis.

He wrote or performed maist o the sangs on the 2004 soondtrack tae Clara et Moi bi Arnaud Viard, an released the album Home wi his wife the same year. Efter twa mair rock orientit albums in 2005 an 2007 he wis droppit bi his record company an began wirkin on his first independent release, La Superbe, released on Naïve records in 2009. This wis follaeed bi the soondtrack album Pourquoi tu pleures in 2011 an Vengeance in 2012.

Personal life[eedit | eedit soorce]

Benjamin wis marriet tae actress an sangster Chiara Mastroianni frae 2002 tae 2005; thay hae a dochter, Anna, born 22 Apryle 2003.

He wis in a relationship wi sangster an actress Vanessa Paradis frae 2013 tae Mey 2015. The couple recordit a duet, Profite ("Enjoy"), on his album Vengeance.[1] Biolay wis introducit tae Paradis bi designer Karl Lagerfeld in 2012.[2]

As o Juin 2015, he is rumoured tae be datin French actress Anna Mouglalis.

Discografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Albums[eedit | eedit soorce]

Solo studio albums
Year Album Peak poseetions


2001 Rose Kennedy 66
2003 Négatif 15 9
2005 À l'origine 17 27
2007 Trash Yéyé 11 23 72
2009 La Superbe 3 7 98 97 61
2011 Pourquoi tu pleures? 38 54
2012 Vengeance 2 95 6 42 22
2015 Trenet 19
Jynt albums
Year Album Peak poseetions

2004 Home
(wi Chiara Mastroianni)
26 98
Compilation albums
Year Album Peak poseetions

2011 Best Of 178

EPs[eedit | eedit soorce]

Year EP title Peak poseetions
2001 Benjamin Biolay Remix EP

Soundtracks[eedit | eedit soorce]

Year Album Peak poseetions
2004 Clara et Moi 163

Singles[eedit | eedit soorce]

Year Single Peak poseetions Album


2008 "Qu'est ce que ça peut faire?" 14
2010 "La superbe" 38
"Si tu suis mon regard" 32
2011 "Ton héritage" 28
"Pas la forme" 25
2012 "Aime mon amour" 60 39
(feat. Vanessa Paradis)
93 24
"Ne regrette rien"
(feat. Orelsan)
2014 "Ton héritage" (rerelease) 80
"Pas besoin de permis"
(wi Vanessa Paradis)
2016 "Palermo Hollywood" 161
Featurt in
Year Single Peak
2003 "L'hymne à l'amour"
(Aznavour, Boulay, Eicher, Biolay, Macias,
Maurane, Foly, Fontaine, Mami, Leroy,
Pagny & Badi)

Selectit filmografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Year Title Role Notes
2008 Stella Stella's faither Nominatit—César Award for Best Supporting Actor
2010 The Pack The Spack's son
2013 Under the Rainbow Maxime Wolf
2014 The Easy Way Out Gérard
2015 The Lady in the Car with Glasses and a Gun Michel Caravaille
2016 Encore heureux Antoine
Fleur de tonnerre Mathieu Verron

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Be My Baby: Vanessa Paradis shines as she performs for boyfriend French singer Benjamin Biolay," Daily Mail, July 1, 2014
  2. "Vanessa Paradis photographed for the first time with French pop singer boyfriend Benjamin Biolay as they say goodbye at LAX," Daily Mail, April 18, 2014
  3. a b c d e f g "Benjamin Biolay discography". lescharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 8 Februar 2014. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |work= (help)
  4. "Benjamin Biolay discography". ultratop.be/nl/. Hung Medien. Retrieved 8 Februar 2014. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |work= (help)
  5. a b c d e "Benjamin Biolay discography". ultratop.be/fr/. Hung Medien. Retrieved 8 Februar 2014. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |work= (help)
  6. "Benjamin Biolay discography" (in German). Media Control Charts. Charts.de. Retrieved 8 Februar 2014.
  7. a b "Benjamin Biolay discography". hitparade.ch. Hung Medien. Retrieved 8 Februar 2014. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |work= (help)

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