Benjamin Millepied Bio, Age, Married Life, Net Worth, Religion

By Soni Pahadi | Updated On: 20 Feb, 2020
Benjamin Millepied Bio, Age, Married Life, Net Worth, Religion

Benjamin Millepied is a ballet dancer and choreographer who started dancing from the age of eight. He is also the owner of a ballet company called Danses Concertantes.

He came to the limelight after working as a choreographer in the multiple-award-winning movie, Black Swan. The film brought him wide but, more importantly, it gave Benjamin a chance to find his life partner, Natalie Portman.

Married Life With Actress Wife

Benjamin has been married to Natalie Portman for several years now. The couple got hitched on the cliff-top coastal town of Big Sur, California, on 4 August 2012. On their wedding day, Natalie walked down the aisle in a white long-sleeved gown designed by one of her favorite designer duo, the Mulleavy sisters of Rodarte: Laura and Kate Mulleavy.


Benjamin Millepied and wife Natalie Portman on 21 October 2019 (Photo: Natalie Portman's Instagram)

The Jewish ceremony was attended by at least 60 of the couple's closest relatives, family members, and friends, including Diane Sawyer, her director husband Mike Nichols, Macaulay Culkin, Rashida Jones, and Ivanka Trump.

First Met-Engagement

Benjamin and Natalie first encountered each other on the set of the Oscar-winning movie Black Swan in 2009. The two started dating in the same year.

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After being in a relationship for a year, the couple got engaged on 27 December 2010. Benjamin proposed Natalie with a classic-cum-modern engagement ring, which was designed by jeweler Jaime Wolf.

Children Details

Together, Benjamin and his wife are parents to two children: one son and a daughter. The couple's son, Aleph, was born in June 2011.

Later, the duo welcomed a daughter named Amalia on 22 February 2017.

Detail On His Wife, Natalie Portman

Benjamin’s life partner, Natalie, is an actress known for appearing in movies like Léon: The Professional (1994), Heat (1995), Beautiful Girls (1996), and Mars Attacks! (1996).

Besides big screen, she has also featured in several other films such as Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999), Anywhere But Here (1999), Where the Heart Is (2000), Closer (2004), Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)and Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005). 

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Natalie won the best actress award at the 2011 Oscars and Golden Globe for her performance in the 2010 movie Black Swan.

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Natalie has piled up a total net worth of $60 million.

Net Worth Amount

Benjamin has a total net worth of $3 million, as per Celebrity Net Worth.

Bio: Age, Family, And Education

Benjamin stands at a height that measures 5 feet and 10 inches (1.78 m). He was born as Benjamin L. Millepied on 10 June 1977 in Bordeaux, France. He was brought up in Dakar, Senegal, and has two older brothers in his family.

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Benjamin's mother- who is a former ballet dancer- trained him to dance from an early age.

Later, between the age of 13 and 16, Benjamin attended Conservatoire National in Lyons, France.

Quick Facts About Benjamin Millepied

  • His birth sign is Gemini.
  • Benjamin changed his religion to Judaism in 2014 as he fell in love with Israel.
  • Back in 2017, Benjamin’s wife, Natalie purchased ten acres of  Montecito Estate for $6.5 million.