Gad Elmaleh

Gad Elmaleh

Who is Gad Elmaleh? Birth, Age, Ethnicity, Nationality

Gad Elmaleh is a Moroccan-Canadian comedian and actor who has performed in France, Morocco, and the United States. He was also named a Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters and a Knight of the National Order of Quebec by the Minister of Culture.

Gad Elmaleh, 50, was born on April 19, 1971, in Casablanca, Morocco. His name is in Arabic. His father is David Elmaleh, and his mother is Régine Elmaleh.

Family, Parents, Siblings, Education

When Gad was 17, his family relocated to Canada from Morocco. His brother, Arié Elmaleh, is an actor and singer, while his sister, Judith Elmaleh, is an actress and stage director. Gad is trilingual, speaking French, Arabic, and Hebrew.

He holds citizenship in three countries: Morocco, Canada, and France. He, too, is of Moroccan Jewish descent. His astrological sign is Aries. In Casablanca, he attended École Mamonide and Lycée Lyautey for high school. Following that, he studied political science for four years at a university in Montreal. In 1992, he moved to Paris to finish his theater studies at Cours Florent.

The Professional Career of Gad Elmaleh

Décalages, Gad’s first one-man show, premiered at the “Palais des glaces” in 1997. Later, on January 23, 2001, he published La Vie Normale, his second one-man show. In April 2007, he performed in France, Belgium, and Switzerland, gathering over 300,000 spectators and selling over 1,500,000 DVD copies.

Gad Elmaleh has done several stand-up comedies, all of which were warmly welcomed by the audience. He was named the “funniest guy of the year” on January 6, 2007, and he is largely recognized as the funniest man in France. He has been in films such as Hi Cousin, The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn, Happiness Never Comes Alone, Mood Indigo, Pattaya, Coco, Priceless, La Doublure, Huge in France, and Midnight in Paris, in addition to stand-up comedy.

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Quick Facts

Real Name Gad Elmaleh
Nick Name Gad
Date Of Birth April 19, 1971
Age  51 years old
Birthplace Casablanca, Morocco
Nationality Moroccan-Canadian
Profession Comedian, Actor
Height 5 feet 10 inches
Weight 76 kg
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye color Blue
Net Worth $25 million

Net Worth, Salary, House

All of his performances, anchoring, and acting have earned him a solid life. He currently earns a good living and has a net worth of $25 million (2023).

Relationship, Single, Dating

Gad Elmaleh had a live-in relationship with French actress Anne Brochet in 1998. Their four-year romance unfortunately terminated in 2002. They only have one child, a son named Noé. He dated French journalist Marie Drucker from 2009 until 2010. He was romantically linked with Charlotte Casiraghi from December 2011 to June 2015. Raphael is their son through marriage (born on 17 December 2013). Despite several loves, he has never married.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Hair Color

Gad Elmaleh is 5’10” tall and weighs 76 kg. He has dark brown hair and blue eyes as well.

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