Eriq Ebouaney - Biography

Last Modified: May 10, 2020

Eriq Ebouaney
Profession: Actor
Best Known For: Lumumba
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: Under Review

Personal Details

Born on : October 3, 1967 (age 53)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Eriq Ebouaney
Birth Place: Angers, France
Horoscope: Libra
Father's Name: N/A
Mother's Name: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Ethnicity: Cameroonian
Nationality: French

Relationships

Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Children: 4

Emma Ebouaney (daughter)
Lenny Ebouane (son)
Two younger daughters

Body Measurements

Height: 1.86 meter (6 feet 1 inch)
Weight: N/A
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Eriq Ebouaney?

Eriq Ebouaney is an actor by profession and French by nationality. He is well known for starring in Lumumba as Congolese Prime Minister Patrice Lumumba, Femme Fatale as Blacktie, Transporter 3 as Ice.

Eriq Ebouaney – Age, Parents, Siblings, Education, Ethnicity

Eriq Ebouaney’s birth took place on 3 October 1967 in Angers, France. He was born to Cameroonian immigrant mother and father. He spent most of his childproof in his parent's native country of Cameroon. The family moved back to Paris when he was 12 years old.

He finished secondary school in Paris and went to a business school, studying international business.

Other details of Eriq Ebouaney’s family including the name of his parents, siblings, school is not publicized. His ethnicity is Cameroonian.

Eriq Ebouaney with his oldest daughter Emma in 1996 (Image: Instagram)

Eriq Ebouaney – Girlfriend, Wife, Children

Eriq Ebouaney is a father to four children. His oldest daughter Emma Ebouaney was born in the 1990s while the date of birth of his older son Lenny Ebouaney and two younger daughters are not known. The mother of his children is also not known.

Currently, Ebouaney is married but the name of his wife has not been publicized. Also, there have been no records of his past romantic relationship(s), girlfriends, and dating life.

Eriq Ebouaney with his children (Image: Instagram - posted July 2019)

Eriq Ebouaney – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth and annual salary of Ebouaney is under review.

Eriq Ebouaney – Career

Early Days

Ebouaney’s interest in acting sparked in his late 20s. He had been working as a sales manager, However, at the age of 30, he left his job to join a theatre company, Companie La Baignoire, to become a professional actor. 

In 1996 Eriq Ebouaney made his film debut in Chacun cherche son chat (When the Cat's Away). After minor roles in the films Seventh Heaven (1997), Louise (Take 2) (1998), The Children of the Marshland (1999), he landed the leading role of Congolese Prime Minister Patrice Lumumba in the 2000 film Lumumba. This is considered his breakthrough role.

Films, Series

Over the years Eriq Ebouaney has starred in dozens of films, TV movies, and TV series. Some of the movies in which he has portrayed character(s) include Les Rois mages (2001), Crimson Rivers II: Angels of the Apocalypse (2004), Kingdom of Heaven (2005), The Front Line (2006), Hitman (2007), Transporter 3 (2008), Disgrace (2008), La Horde (2009), Bastille Day (2016), The Earth and the Blood (2020). 

Moreover he has played roles in episode(s) of TV series L'instit (2001), Les Cordier, juge et flic (2003), Central nuit (2004), Julie Lescaut (2009), and in the TV movies Villa mon rêve (2001), Fais danser la poussière (2010), etc.

Eriq Ebouaney on The Earth and the Blood (Image: IMDb)

Co-stars

On the set of Netflix’s The Earth and the Blood, Eriq Ebouaney has starred alongside Sofia Lesaffre, Samy Seghir, Sami Bouajila, Redouanne Harjane.

Eriq Ebouaney – Awards, Nominations

He has been nominated for 2000’s Black Reel Award - Outstanding Independent Film Actor for his role in Lumumba.

Eriq Ebouaney – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media Instagram and Twitter, Eriq Ebouaney is followed by thousands of followers but is absent from Facebook.

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