Patrick Bruel

Quick Facts

Name Patrick Bruel
Age 63 Years Old
Nick Name Patrick
Birth Name Patrick Maurice Benguigui
Birth Date 1959-05-14
Gender Male
Profession Singer-songwriter
Place Of Birth Tlemcen, Algeria
Birth Nation Algeria
Nationality French
Ethnicity French-white
Religion Christian
Race White
Horoscope Taurud
Father Pierre Benguigu
Mother Augusta Kammoun
Marital Status Married
Sexual Orientation Straight
Children 2
Spouse Amanda Sthers
Source of Wealth Singer-songwriter, actor and professional poker player career
Net Worth $1 million to $5 million
Height 5 ft. 11 in / 180 cm
Weight 165 lb. / 75 kg
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark brown
Body Type Average
Links Wikipedia, Instagram, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter

Patrick Maurice Benguigui is a French singer-songwriter, actor, and professional poker player who is well recognized for starring in French films in the early 1980s. He is professionally known as Patrick Bruel. He went on to launch a successful solo singing career, releasing almost half a dozen #1 albums in France since his debut in 1982.

Patrick first wanted to become a professional soccer player but changed his mind in 1975 after seeing Michel Sardou perform. Apart from his entertainment career, he is a world-class poker player and has commentated on the World Poker Tour in France. Additionally, he has also earned a lovely fan base on his social media as he has gained more than 628K followers on his Instagram account and over 1M followers on his Twitter account.


Patrick Bruel stepped for the very first time into the world on 14th May 1959 in Tlemcen, Algeria. His real name is Patrick Maurice Benguigui and his nationality is French. He came from French-white racial background. Likewise, his religious belief is in the Christian religion and his race is white. Patrick recently celebrated his 63rd birthday in 2022, and according to his birthdate, he is a Taurus.

He is the son of Augusta Kammoun and Pierre Benguigui, his parents. His both parents are teachers. However, his parents divorced in 1960, and after Algeria gained its independence in 1962, Bruel relocated to France with his mother and made his home in the Paris neighborhood of Argenteuil. He has two half-brothers named David Moreau and Fabrice Moreau.

Height & Weight

Patrick Bruel is 5 ft 11 in / 180 cm tall and his physique weights roughly 165 lb / 75 kg. He has black hair and dark brown eyes color. Moreover, his body build type is average. Bruel has kept his body maintained, healthy, fit and fine at this age too which is so awesome. His heart-warming smile, his entire demeanor, and his gradual escalating popularity in the industry make him the perfect catch.

Relationship Status

Patrick Bruel is a married man as he struck a knot with the writer and dramatist Amanda Sthers on 21st September 2004. They gave birth to their first kid, Oscar, on 19th August and he changed his name to Bruel-Benguigui, merging his stage name with his birth name.

Patrick Bruel and Amanda Sthers(Source: Paris Match)

The pair’s second child, Loon, was born on 28th September 2005. However, the couple’s union did not last long, and they split up in 2007. Talking about his present love life, Bruel has not divulged any facts surrounding it. Concerning his sexual orientation, he is straight.

Professional life

Patrick Bruel started his acting career starring in 1979’s “Le Coup de sirocco” following which he launched his debut single, “Vide” (“Empty”) was published in 1982 which was not a success. In 2002, Bruel released “Entre Deux,” which sold two million copies and making him the highest-paid singer in France that year. In response to the South Asian tsunami of December 26, 2004, he and Marie-Florence Gros created the song “Et puis la terre” in the start of 2005. Bruel’s current album, “Des memories devant”, was his fourth chart-topper in France.

Patrick Bruel back to music(Source: gossipgist)

He has acted in more than forty television and film productions and has made five studio albums and several live albums as of 2004 as he was seen in numerous films and TV series such as “Le grand carnaval” (1983), “Le mariage blues” (1985, TV Movie), “Champagne amer” (1989), “Force majeure” (1989), “O Jerusalem” (2006), “Un sac de billes” (2017), and many others.

Additionally, he has released a number of songs and albums, such as “Entre two,” “Des Souvenirs devant,” “Bruel,” “Lequel de nous,” “Tout le monde peut s’effondrer,” “Combien de murs,” “La Complainte de la butte,” “Combien de murs,” and “Pas eu le tiempo.” Patrick was seen as César in 2019, film “Le meilleur reste a venir” as well as he starred as Gilles Fontaine in “Villa Caprice” in 2020. He is also a world-class professional poker player and has played with the charity group Les Enfoires since 1993.

Net worth & Source of Income

Patrick Bruel is a gifted individual with a net worth of between $1 million and $5 million as of 2022. He also receives a great salary every year. He earned a World Series of Poker bracelet in 1998 for the $5,000 Limit Hold’em competition as a professional poker player.

Also, He has also earned more than $900,000 in tournament play, of which his ten cash winners at the WSOP account for $411,659. His job as an actor, professional poker player, and singer-songwriter all contribute significantly to his income.

Some Interesting Facts

  • He first wanted to become a professional soccer player but changed his mind in 1975 after seeing Michel Sardou perform.
  • In 2015, he starred opposite Isabelle Carre in the romantic comedy film Love at First Child.
  • He is the son of Pierre Benguigui and Augusta Kammoun.
  • Bruel is a world-class professional poker player.
  • He has been a member of the Les Enfoires charity ensemble since 1993.

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