Eva Gaelle Green, a French model and actress, was born on July 6, 1980. According to Green’s IMDB biography, her net worth is $8 million.

Personal Life

Green was born in the family of Walter Green, who is into dentistry, and Marlene Jobert, an Algerian actress. Her sibling, Joy Green, was born two minutes after Green was born as they are fraternal twins. Green’s acting prowess could be deduced to having come from her parents’ genes. Her father, Walter Green appeared in AU Hasard Balthazar, a 1966 film, and her mother, Marlene Jobert, is into children’s book writing. Eva switched to English after leaving French school while she was 17. She joined an American School situated in France for a year. Later, she joined Saint Paul Drama School located in Paris where she studied acting for three years. Afterward, she progressed to joining Tisch School of Arts where she studied directing.


After becoming an accomplished actress, Green returned to Paris. It was at Paris that Green attracted the attention of Bernardo Bertolucci, a film director. However, Bernardo recommended Green to improve her English before commencing any working endeavors. After successfully pursuing a two-month English coaching session, Green featured in Bernardo’s film The Dreamers in 2003.

Her international recognition was steered by her appearance in the films the Kingdom of Heaven, as Queen of Jerusalem and the Casino Royale, as Vesper Lynd. In 2006, during her peak, Green claimed the BAFTA Rising Star Award. This award paved way for more goodies as received several nominations in various categories of different awards in the preceding years; for example, the Chlotrudis Awards, Empire Awards, Fangorian Chainsaw Awards, among others.

Green’s role in The Dreamers was characterized by a series of full-frontal nudity and thus, won the hearts of male audiences. Apart from her character play, Green also recorded sound tracks and composed original music for the film. Acting in The Dreamers was just but a stepping stone as her career ascended to greater heights as she unraveled her multifaceted acting prowess. For instance, she was in the same film as Romain Duris dubbed Adventures of Arsene Lupin. Also, she became the 5th actress from France to play in the James Bond films being preceded by Claudine Auger, Corrine Clery, Carole Bouquet and Sophie Marceau. Since then, Green made appearances in films such as Dark Shadows, Rise of an Empire, Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, Home for Peculiar Children and Penny Dreadful.

From the beginning, Green has always exhibited a cosmopolitan multicultural and multilingual personality. She developed a myriad of interests past her acting profession scope; she became an avid and aspiring connoisseur and museum visitor. Apart from acting, Green composes and plays music, loves walking her terrier, cooks at home and collects art. She spends time either at her residence in Paris, France or in London, England. Moreover, besides her acting career, she has done several endorsements for Christian Dior, Montblanc, Heineken, Breil, Lancome and Emporio Armani’s perfume (Midnight Poison) – Wong Kar-wai was the advert director.

Last Modified: Apr 11, 2020

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