Sylvie Testud Biography

(Actress, Screenwriter, Film director)

Relationship Facts of Sylvie Testud

  • Sylvie Testud is having an affair.
  • Her sexual orientation is straight.

More about the relationship

Sylvie Testud is currently single and is not dating anyone. She prefers to keep her personal life private as she hasn’t shared information regarding her love life relationship.

On February 15, 2005, she gave birth to her first child, a son named Ruben, at the age of 34. On January 25, 2011, she gave birth to her second child, a daughter named Esther, at the age of 40. The father of the child is unknown to the public.

Previously, Sylvie has been in a relationship with Pierre Palmade, a French actor, and Comedian. Furthermore, there are no records of her romantic connections.

Who is Sylvie Testud?

Sylvie Testud is a French actress, screenwriter, and film director who debuted in the industry in 1991.

For Murderous Maids (2000), she received the César Award for Most Promising Actress, the César Award for Best Actress for Fear and Trembling (2003), and the European Film Award for Best Actress for Lourdes (2009).

Sylvie Testud- Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education

Sylvie was born on 17 January 1971, in Lyon, France. As of now, she is 51years old. Talking about her nationality, she holds a French identity.

She grew up in Lyon’s La Croix-Rousse neighborhood. Many Portuguese, Spanish, and Italian immigrants lived in this neighborhood. Her mother came to the United States from Italy in the 1960s. Sylvie’s French father left the family when she was just two years old.

There is no information about her siblings. She has been secretive when it comes to her educational qualification.

Sylvie Testud- Professional Life, Careers

She is an actress and writer who has appeared in films such as La Vie en Rose (2007), Suspiria (2018), and Fear and Trembling (2003). Her first major role in a French movie was as Béa in Thomas Vincent’s Karnaval in 1998.

In 2000, she starred in Chantal Akerman’s La Captive, which was based on Marcel Proust’s La Prisonière, the fifth installment of La recherche du temps perdu. For her performance as Christine Papin, one of the Papin sisters, in Les Blessure’s assassins, she won the César Award for Most Promising Actress in 2001.

The case was a teenage servant woman convicted guilty of murdering her employer’s wife and daughter with the help of her sister, and it made spectacular headlines in France in 1933.

She wrote her autobiography, Il n’y a pas beaucoup d’étoiles ce soir, in 2003, which included anecdotes from her daily life as an actor. Her sister Ghislaine designed the cover for the French edition. One of her most well-known roles was in the film Stupeur et tremblements, which was based on the novel by Amélie Nothomb.

Sylvie played Momone, Edith Piaf’s dearest friend, in the two-time Academy Award-winning film La Vie en Rose, released in 2007. She received overwhelming praise for her eerily precise depiction of writer Françoise Sagan in the 2008 film Sagan, for which she was nominated for another César for best actress.

She took part in Rendez-vous en terre inconnue in 2012.

Sylvie Testud- Net worth, Salary

Being an actress, writer, and director, Sylvie earns a good sum of money from her profession. She lives a lavish lifestyle and has an estimated net worth of approx $ 10 million, while her exact salary, income, and earnings are not disclosed yet.

Sylvie Testud- Rumors, Controversy

Sylvie has not been a part of any controversy or rumors yet. However, she has kept a clean image to the public as she appears to be avoiding unwanted scandals.

Body Features- Height, Weight

Sylvie has an average height of 5 feet and 5inch and weighs around 60kgs. She has a fair skin tone with golden-colored hair and a pair of beautiful blue eyes.

Social Media

Sylvie is not seen much active on social networking sites like Facebook, Instagram, Tiktok, and Youtube. She has a Twitter account under the username @slytestud where she has garnered 12k followers.


  • Ségolène Royal’s presidential campaign in 2007 was supported by her.
  • As of now, she is 51 years old.
  • Her Zodiac sign is Capricorns.


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