Pierre Coffin - Biography
Last Modified: Nov 15, 2022
|Profession:||Animator, Voice actor|
|Best Known For:||Despicable Me (films)|
|Net Worth:||$10 million|
|Born on :||March 15, 1967 (age 56)|
|Birth Name /
|Pierre-Louis Padang Coffin|
|Father's Name:||Yves Coffin|
|Mother's Name:||Nh. Dini|
Marie-Claire Lintang (sister)
|University:||Gobelins animation school|
|Ethnicity:||Multi-ethnic (French, Indonesian)|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
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Who is Pierre Coffin?
Pierre Coffin is an animator, voice actor, and film director by profession, and French by nationality. He is well known for co-directing Despicable Me films and voicing Minions in the franchise.
Pierre Coffin (Image: The Guardian)
Pierre Coffin – Age, Parents, Siblings
Pierre Coffin was born on 15 March 1967 in France. His full name is Pierre-Louis Padang Coffin. His mother Nh. Dini is an Indonesian novelist and his father Yves Coffin is a French diplomat. His parents raised him alongside his sibling, a sister named Marie-Claire Lintang.
Coffin trained at the Gobelins animation school located in Paris. Other educational details are not known. His ethnicity includes French and Indonesian.
Pierre Coffin – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce
Pierre Coffin is a happily married man. He has two children with his wife, a son, and a daughter. However, the date of his wedding and his wife’s name is not known. Also, details of his past relationship(s) and girlfriend(s) are not shared publicly.
Pierre Coffin with wife and children (Image: Zimbio)
Pierre Coffin – Career
Following graduation Coffin went on to work at the 2D London-based facility Amblin. While there he worked on We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story which was executive produced by Steven Spielberg. After his short career at Amblin, he went on to work as a freelance animator in the French CGI studio Ex Machina. He eventually began to work as an animator and eventually animation supervisor for the company.
Pierre Coffin’s directorial debut was with the 1997’s Pings.
Over the years he has worked in the films We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story (1993), and short films Gary's Day (2003), Home Makeover (2010), Orientation Day (2010), Banana (2010), and Brad & Gary (2011). Coffin is best known for directing the animated movies Despicable Me (2010), Despicable Me 2 (2013), Despicable Me 3 (2017), Minions (2015), and Minions: The Rise of Gru (2021). He also voiced minions in the franchise.
Moreover, Pierre Coffin has also credited and directed the animated TV series Pat & Stan (2004-2010).
Pierre Coffin (Image: Super Stars Bio)
On the set of Despicable Me, Pierre Coffin has worked with Miranda Cosgrove, Kristen Wiig, Dana Gaier, Elsie Fisher, and Jack McBrayer.
Pierre Coffin – Awards, Nominations
For voicing Minions, Coffin won the Kids Family Award at the 10th Seiyu Awards.
Pierre Coffin – Net Worth, Salary
The net worth of Coffin is estimated at around $10 million while the rough figures on his salary are not known.
Pierre Coffin – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
Pierre Coffin is absent from social media platforms Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.
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