Biography - Eriq Ebouaney

Last Modified: 9th Sep, 2023
Eriq Ebouaney
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Lumumba (film)
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October 3, 1967 (age 56)
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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, and Transporter 3 as Ice.

Eriq Ebouaney – Age, Parents, Siblings

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

Other details of Eriq Ebouaney’s family including the names of his parents, and siblings not publicized.

Education, Ethnicity

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

His ethnicity is Cameroonian.

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

Eriq Ebouaney – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

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.

There are no mentions if he has been divorced.

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

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 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), and 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)


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

Eriq Ebouaney – Awards, Nominations

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

Eriq Ebouaney – Net Worth, Salary

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

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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