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Birthday 5 May, 1977
Birthplace Schaerbeek, Belgium
Height 5' 9" (175 cm)
Eye Color Brown - Light
Hair Color Blonde
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Nationality Belgian
Occupation Actress
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Virginie Efira Actress - Born May 5, 1977 in Brussels, Belgium

Height 5' 9" (1.75 m)

Mini Bio (1) Virginie Efira was born on May 5, 1977 in Brussels, Belgium. She is an actress and writer, known for Elle (2016), In Bed with Victoria (2016) and Sibyl (2019). She was previously married to Patrick Ridremont.

Spouse (1) Patrick Ridremont (June 2002 - 2009) divorced

Relationship Mabrouk El Mechri Engaged from 2013 to 2014 1 child F1. Ali El Mechri (24 May 2013)

Trivia (10) 1. Was engaged to Mabrouk El Mechri from 2013 to 2014. 2. Mother, with ex-fiance Mabrouk El Mechri, of daughter Ali El Mechri (b. May 24, 2013). Ali was named after Ali MacGraw and Muhammad Ali. 3. She's a skilled poker player. She's participated to professional tournaments such as "Défi des As" and the European Poker Tour, and has become ambassador of the Poker770 website. She gave up the game in 2015. 4. Her father, André Efira in an oncologist. Her mother, Carine Verelst, has worked as a beautician and restorer. 5. Made her acting studies at the INSAS ( Institut national supérieur des arts du spectacle et des techniques de diffusion) and at the Belgian Royal Conservatoire. 6. Became a French citizen in 2016. 7. Her sister is a professional rugby player. Her two brothers are a painter and a builder, respectively. 8. She's an avid boxer. 9. Officially divorced from husband Patrick Ridremont during an episode of the talk show "Panique dans l'oreillette". 10. Started her career as a TV announcer in 1998. Her acting debut was in 2004, providing the voice of Liz Wilson (Jennifer Love Hewitt) in the French dubbed version of Garfield (2004).

Virginie Efira (born May 5, 1977 in Brussels) is a Belgian anchor and actress on the French Television. She was first hired by Club RTL (A Belgian TV channel in the RTL Group) to present a children`s show called Mégamix. She went on to present other programmes in Belgium, including A la recherche de la nouvelle Star. In September 2002 she was offered the job of the presenter of Belgian`s version of Star Academy. After casting to be a weather girl on France`s M6 channel, she was soon pushed into the limelight as one of M6`s main public faces, presenting shows such as Le Grand Zap, La saga des ..., Follement Gay, Absolument 80/90, Le Grand Piège and Drôles d`équipes. She was the host of Classé Confidentiel for one year, before replacing Benjamin Castaldi as the host of the popular musical reality show Nouvelle Star for the end of the show`s fourth series. She also present various shows on RTL-TVi (a spin-off channel in the RTL Group). Efira was a guest star on the highly successful French show Kaamelott. Efira`s film career took off in 2004, appearing as Liz Wilson in the French-language version of Garfield: The Movie, as well as playing Piper in the French version of the 2005 film Robots.

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