Top 20 Director celebrities in France

Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Director celebrities [Updated December 1, 2022].

1. Luc Besson

Luc Besson net worth 2020
Luc Besson was born on March 18, 1959 in Paris, France.

Director of the 1994 film Leon: The Professional, which featured the big screen debut of actress Natalie Portman. He also co-wrote and produced the 2008 thriller Taken and directed the 1997 sci-fi film The Fifth Element.

In 2000, he co-founded the film company EuropaCorp.

Net Worth 2020: $100 Million

2. Roman Polanski

Roman Polanski net worth 2020
Roman Polanski was born on August 18, 1933 in Paris, France.
After being charged for sexual offenses in Los Angeles in 1977, he fled to Europe to hide out. About thirty years later, in 2009, he was temporarily arrested in Switzerland on the demand of the United States authorities.

Net Worth 2020: $50 Million

3. Frank Darabont

Frank Darabont net worth 2020
Frank Darabont was born on January 28, 1959 in Montbeliard, France.
He was executive producer for the first season of The Walking Dead.

Net Worth 2020: $15 Million

4. Louis Leterrier

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Louis Leterrier was born on June 17, 1973 in  Paris, France, France.

Net Worth 2020: $14 Million

5. Roman Coppola

Roman Coppola net worth 2020
Roman Coppola was born on April 22, 1965 in France.
He portrayed the child version of Santino Corleone for The Godfather Part II from 1974.

Net Worth 2020: $10 Million

6. Christine Lagarde

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Christine Lagarde was born on January 1, 1956 in Washington, District of Columbia, France.

Net Worth 2020: $6 Million

7. Jacques Demy

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Jacques Demy was born on June 5, 1931 in  Pontchâteau, Loire-Atlantique, France, France.

8. Éric Rohmer

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Éric Rohmer was born on March 21, 1920 in  Tulle, Corrèze, France, France.

9. Alain Chabat

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Alain Chabat was born on November 24, 1958 in France.

French director and actor who appeared in the 2004 French film Happily Ever After and directed Asterix & Obelix: Mission Cleopatra in 2002. He also plays Napoleon Bonaparte in the 2009 family film Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian.

He won the 1998 Cesar Award for Best Debut for the film Didier.

10. Mathieu Kassovitz

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Mathieu Kassovitz was born on August 3, 1967 in Paris, France.
He played the role of Studer in the film Haywire.

11. Yann Arthus-Bertrand

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Yann Arthus-Bertrand was born on March 13, 1946 in  Paris, France, France.

12. Bertrand Bonello

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Bertrand Bonello was born on September 11, 1968 in  Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France, France.

13. Yann Demange

Yann Demange net worth 2020
Yann Demange was born on November 7, 1977 in  Paris, France, France.

14. Jean Renoir

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Jean Renoir was born on September 15, 1894 in France.
He received a lifetime Academy Award in 1975.

15. Jean-Pierre Jeunet

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Jean-Pierre Jeunet was born on September 3, 1953 in France.

French director of the films Amelie and A Very Long Engagement, both starring Audrey Tautou, as well as The City of Lost Children, Alien: Resurrection and Micmacs.

His critically acclaimed film Amelie earned him a European Film Award for Best Director.

16. Jacques Audiard

Jacques Audiard net worth 2020
Jacques Audiard was born on April 30, 1952 in France.
His 2010 film A Prophet earned him the Grand Prix, the second most prestigious honor at the Cannes Film Festival.

17. Alain Resnais

Alain Resnais net worth 2020
Alain Resnais was born on June 3, 1922 in France.
He was often associated with the liberal Left Bank group of French filmmakers in the 1950s.

18. Michel Hazanavicius

Michel Hazanavicius net worth 2020
Michel Hazanavicius was born on March 29, 1967 in Paris, France.

Won Academy Awards for Best Picture and Best Director for his 2011 film The Artist, which starred Jean Dujardin.

19. Thomas Astruc

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Thomas Astruc was born on January 18, 1975 in Paris, France.
He has a brief voice acting cameo in the French version of Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir in the episode titled "The Gamer," where he voices the menu of Ultimate Mecha Strike III.

20. Jacques Tati

Jacques Tati net worth 2020
Jacques Tati was born on October 9, 1907 in Le Pecq, France.
He was considered to be one of the greatest French directors in spite of having only six full feature-length films to his credit.