Julia Vignali: Height, Age, Boyfriend, Net worth, Family, Wiki, BIO

Julia Vignali is a famous and versatile actress and television presenter in France. She has appeared in several films, TV shows, and theater productions, as well as hosted various programs on different channels. She is best known for her roles in the comedy series Kaamelott and the drama series Les Maternelles, as well as for presenting the baking show Le Meilleur Pâtissier.

But who is Julia Vignali, and what makes her such a captivating and successful personality? Here are some facts and details about her life, career, and achievements.

Biography, Date Of Birth, Age As of 2023, Parents

Julia Vignali was born on July 13, 1975, in Paris, France, making her 48 years old as of 2023.. She is of Italian descent, as her father is from Sicily and her mother is from Naples. She grew up in a large family with four siblings: two brothers and two sisters.

She attended the Lycée Henri-IV, a prestigious high school in Paris, where she studied literature and philosophy. She then enrolled at Sorbonne University, where she obtained a Master’s degree in communication.

Acting Career

Vignali started her acting career in 1999, when she appeared in a short film called Le Dernier Jour de l’été (The Last Day of Summer). She then landed her first major role in 2004, when she joined the cast of Kaamelott, a comedy series created by Alexandre Astier that parodies the legend of King Arthur. She played Mevanwi, the wife of Karadoc, one of Arthur’s knights.

She stayed on the show until 2009, appearing in 55 episodes. She also reprised her role in the 2020 film adaptation of Kaamelott.

In 2006, she made her big-screen debut in the romantic comedy Prête-moi ta main (I Do), starring Alain Chabat and Charlotte Gainsbourg. She played Sophie, the sister of Chabat’s character.

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She then appeared in several other films, such as La Maison du bonheur (The House of Happiness) in 2006, Les Vacances de Mr. Bean (Mr. Bean’s Holiday) in 2007, La Personne aux deux personnes (Me Two) in 2008, Les Aventures extraordinaires d’Adèle Blanc-Sec (The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec) in 2010, La Croisière (The Cruise) in 2011, Les Profs (The Teachers) in 2013, and Les Profs 2 (The Teachers 2) in 2015.

She also continued to work on TV, playing various roles in series such as Clara Sheller in 2008, Fais pas ci, fais pas ça (Don’t Do This, Don’t Do That) in 2010, Soda in 2011-2012, Clem in 2013-2014, Nos chers voisins (Our Dear Neighbors) in 2014-2017, and Scènes de ménages (Household Scenes) in 2017-2018.

She also starred in the drama series Les Maternelles (The Mothers), which aired on France 5 from 2012 to 2016. She played Ariane Brodier, a journalist who hosts a daily show about parenting and family issues.

She also ventured into theater, performing in plays such as Le Prénom (The Name) in 2012-2013 and Un petit jeu sans conséquence (A Little Game Without Consequence) in 2014-2015.

Net Worth

Julia Vignali is a French actress and television presenter who has a net worth of between $1 million to $5 million, according to various sources. She has earned her wealth from her acting career, as well as hosting several popular TV shows, such as Les Maternelles, Le Meilleur Pâtissier, and Télématin. She has also appeared in some films, such as Brillantissime and La Ch’tite famille.

Height, Weight

Height5 feet 6 inches
Weight55 kg
Eye Black

Television Career

Vignali is also a well-known television presenter in France. She began her career as a host on M6 Music Hits, a music channel owned by M6 Group. She then worked for several other channels within the group, such as W9 and Paris Première.

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In 2017, she became the host of Le Meilleur Pâtissier (The Best Baker), a baking competition show that airs on M6. She replaced Faustine Bollaert, who left the show after five seasons. She also hosts Le Meilleur Pâtissier: Les Professionnels (The Best Baker: The Professionals), a spin-off of the original show that features professional pastry chefs.

In addition to Le Meilleur Pâtissier, she also presents other programs on M6 Group’s channels, such as C à vous la suite (C to You: The Sequel), a talk show that airs on France 5; La Quotidienne (The Daily), a magazine show that airs on France Télévisions; and Téva Déco (Téva Deco), a home improvement show that airs on Téva.

She also occasionally appears as a guest on other shows, such as Touche pas à mon poste ! (Don’t Touch My TV!), a comedy and media show that airs on C8; and On n’est pas couché (We’re Not Asleep), a political and cultural show that airs on France 2.

Marriage, Boyfriend, Kids, Husband

Vignali is married to Kad Merad, a famous French actor and comedian. They met in 2014, when they co-starred in the film La Croisière. They have been together since then, and got married in 2019. They currently live in Paris with their children: Luigi, Vignali’s son from a previous relationship, and Khalil, Merad’s son from his previous marriage to Emmanuelle Cosso.

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Wiki (Biography)

Full nameJulia Vignali
Date of birthJuly 13, 1975
Place of birthParis, France
OccupationActress, television presenter
Current teamLe Meilleur Pâtissier (host)
Previous teamsKaamelott (actress), Les Maternelles (actress/host), C à vous la suite (host), La Quotidienne (host), Téva Déco (host)
Career highlightsPlaying Mevanwi in Kaamelott, playing Ariane Brodier in Les Maternelles, hosting Le Meilleur Pâtissier
SpouseKad Merad (m. 2019)
ChildrenLuigi (son), Khalil (stepson)

Interesting Facts

  • Vignali is fluent in French language also..
  • She is a fan of soccer and supports Paris Saint-Germain, the team of her hometown.
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  • She is a fan of cinema and likes to watch movies by directors such as Woody Allen, Steven Spielberg, and Quentin Tarantino.
  • She is a fan of theater and likes to watch plays by writers such as Molière, Shakespeare, and Oscar Wilde.
  • Vignali is a fan of baking and likes to make desserts such as cakes, cookies, and pies.


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