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(Dancer, Choreographer)

Relationship Facts of Benjamin Millepied

Benjamin Millepied is married to Natalie Portman {Compare Couple}.
Benjamin Millepied married on August 04, 2012.
💑 Anniversary in 134 days 💑
He is father of Two (Aleph, Amalia).
Benjamin Millepied is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Benjamin Millepied?

Benjamin Millepied is married to dancer Natalie Portman on August 4, 2012, in a Jewish ceremony held in Big Sur, California.

The bride was seen wearing Rodarte gown with a high neckline, a tea-length cocktail hemline, and sheer, full-length sleeves.

This couple met first-time on the set of Black Swan in early 2009.

This couple together has a son ‘Aleph’ who was born in 2011 and a daughter ‘Amalia’, born in 2017. This family moved to Los Angeles in 2016.

Who is Benjamin Millepied?

Benjamin Millepied is a French dancer and a choreographer. He is widely famous for his work in the movie ‘Black Swan‘.

In addition, in the movie, he himself choreographed the dances and starred as a dancer.

Who are the parents of Benjamin Millepied?

This choreographer was born on June 10, 1977, in Bordeaux, France. He holds French ethnicity and has three elder brothers.

Millepied is a son of Denys Millepied (father) and Catherine Florie (mother), a former ballet dancer.

He learned at Conservatoire National in France. Back in 1992, he attended the School of American Ballet where he studied full-time in 1993. Moreover, the choreographer also got a scholarship from the French Ministry.

Benjamin Millepied: Professional Life and Career

Early Career

Early years, Benjamin Millepied became a soloist in 1998 and principal of New York City Ballet in 2002. From 2001-2004, Benjamin started the LA Dance Project. In 2010, he also choreographed the dance in the movie ‘Black Swan’.

His choreographer mentor, he had ‘Jerome Robbins’. He originated a principal role in Jerome Robbin’s premiere of’2 and 3 part Inventions’.

In addition, Benjamin is the founder and director of the ‘LA Dance project‘ 2011 at the Los Angeles Music Center. Meanwhile, this project established a full-time residence in 2011 with the objective of presenting new works throughout the city.

The inaugural performance of this project took place at the Walt Disney Concert Hall in 2012.

Professional Life

The dance project of Benjamin ‘Reflections‘ took place at Theatre du Chatelet in Paris in 2013. Furthermore, they continued the tour at the Holland Festival in Amsterdam, Spoleto Festival in Italy, France, and Sadler’s Wells Theatre in London.

In 2011, he announced his retirement from NYBC. Millepied accepted the position of director of dance at the Paris Opera Ballet in January 2013. From October 2014-to 2016, he worked as a director of Dance at the Paris Opera Ballet.

Furthermore, Millepied has collaborated with composers like Daniel Ott, David Lang, and Philip Glass. Millepied’s dancing was motion-captured for the film ‘Barbie in the nutcracker‘ along with NYBC dancers in 2001. Meanwhile, his dancing got captured for the movie ‘Barbie of Swan Lake‘.

This choreographer founded a multimedia production company ‘The Amoveo Company‘ in 2012. He has also directed a number of short films. The same year, he appeared on the dance competition show ‘So You Think You Can Dance as a guest judge.

Millepied was appointed as the Artistic Advisor of the new Dance Academy at the ‘Colburn School‘ LA.

Furthermore, he also had choreographed in numerous films including ‘Black Swan‘, ‘Aria‘, ‘Barbie in the Nutcracker’, and ‘Io Echo: Eye Father’.

Honors and Awards

. 1994, received the Prix De Lausanne.
. 1995, received the Mae L-Wien Award for outstanding promise.
. 2010, Chevalier in the order of Art & Letters by the French Ministry of Culture.

How much does Benjamin Millepied earn?

Meanwhile, according to some sources of 2023, his estimated net worth is $10 million.

The average salary of this choreographer is around $53,000. Her spouse Natalie has a net worth of $60 million.

They together own a mansion in Santa Barbara, California. This mansion is worth $6.5million and has four bedrooms, five bathrooms property and is spread in 10.4 acres.

Rumor and Controversy

Benjamin and his wife Natalie came into the headlines with the rumor of their divorce.

He was involved in a car accident in California in 2017 which attracted lots of limelight.

Body Measurement: Height, Weight

Benjamin Millepied is 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs 68 kg. Similarly, He has brown hair and blue eyes.

Social Media Presence

Benjamin has over 109k followers on Facebook, 153 k followers on Instagram, and over 50.2 k followers on Twitter.

He has his own website and YouTube channel ‘Benjamin Millepied’ with 1.9k subscribers on YouTube.


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