French Women Media Personalities

Throughout history, there have been many French women media personalities who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great French female media personalities such as Kathie Lee Gifford, Colette, Brigitte Lahaie, Olympe de Gouges, Marguerite Duras.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 
Ève Curie
(Journalist and Pianist Best Known for Writing a Biography of Her Mother “Madame Curie”)

Ève Curie
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Birthdate: December 6, 1904
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: October 22, 2007

French and American writer, journalist, and pianist Ève Curie was one of the daughters of scientists Marie Curie and Pierre Curie. She was the only one in the Curie family who did not choose a career in science. She authored her mother’s biography and was actively involved with UNICEF, helping women and children in developing countries.

 2 
Marjane Satrapi
(Graphic Novelist Known for Her Works 'Persepolis' and 'Chicken with Plums')

Marjane Satrapi
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Birthdate: November 22, 1969
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rasht, Iran

Marjane Satrapi is a graphic novelist, illustrator, cartoonist, children's book author, and film director. Satrapi achieved international recognition in the early-2000s after releasing her critically acclaimed graphic novels. She is best known for writing and directing an animated biographical drama film titled Persepolis, which received nominations at prestigious award ceremonies, such as the Academy Awards, BAFTA Awards, and Golden Globes.

 3 
Amanda Lear
(Singer)

Amanda Lear
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Birthdate: June 18, 1939
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

 4 
Liz Bonnin
(Presented morning show RI:SE and music show Top of the Pops in the early 2000s)

Liz Bonnin
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Birthdate: September 16, 1976
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris, France

 5 

Mireille Mathieu
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Birthdate: July 22, 1946
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Avignon, France
French singer Mireille Mathieu began her career by participating in an annual singing contest in Avignon. She has recorded over 1200 songs in eleven languages in her career spanning over four decades. With more than 150 million albums sold worldwide, the chanteuse is classically known for her illustrious crooning. In 1974, she won the German "Bambi" Music Award.

Veronique Passani
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Birthdate: February 5, 1932
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris
Died: August 17, 2012

 7 
Afida Turner
(Singer)

Afida Turner
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Birthdate: December 22, 1976
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Auchel, Hauts-de-France, France
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 8 
Mariane Pearl
(Journalist)

Mariane Pearl
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Birthdate: July 23, 1967
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Clichy, Hauts-de-Seine, France

 9 
Marguerite Duras
(Former novelist, playwright, screenwriter, essayist, and experimental filmmaker)

Marguerite Duras
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Birthdate: April 4, 1914
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Vietnam
Died: March 3, 1996

 10 

Valérie Trierweiler
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Birthdate: February 16, 1965
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Angers, France

 11 
Céline Tran
(Actress)

Céline Tran
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Birthdate: April 9, 1979
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lyon, France

 12 

Louise Bourgoin
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Birthdate: November 28, 1981
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rennes, France

 13 
Anne Sinclair
(Television Host)

Anne Sinclair
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Birthdate: July 15, 1948
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

 14 
Carine Roitfeld
(Fashion editor)

Carine Roitfeld
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Birthdate: September 19, 1954
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris, France

 15 
Jenny Longuet
(Journalist)

Jenny Longuet
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Birthdate: May 1, 1844
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris, Kingdom of France
Died: January 11, 1883

 16 
Shy'm
(Singer)

Shy'm
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Birthdate: November 28, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Trappes

 17 
Mélissa Theuriau
(Journalist and news anchor for M6)

Mélissa Theuriau
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Birthdate: July 18, 1978
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Échirolles, France

 18 
Marie Drucker
(Journalist)

Marie Drucker
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Birthdate: December 3, 1974
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Paris, France

 19 

Emmanuelle Alt
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Birthdate: May 18, 1967
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris, France

 20 

Marion Jolles Grosjean
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Birthdate: December 8, 1981
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Saint-Étienne, France

 21 

Francoise Mouly
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Birthdate: October 24, 1955
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paris, France

 22 
Anne Desclos
(Journalist)

Anne Desclos
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Birthdate: September 23, 1907
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Rochefort, France
Died: April 27, 1998

 23 
Julie Andrieu
(Television presenter)

Julie Andrieu
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Birthdate: February 27, 1974
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris, France

 24 
Karine Le Marchand
(Television host)

Karine Le Marchand
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Birthdate: August 16, 1968
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nancy, France

 25 
Coco
(Cartoonist)

Coco
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Birthdate: August 21, 1982
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Annemasse, France

 26 
Brigitte Lahaie
(Radio Host)

Brigitte Lahaie
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Birthdate: October 12, 1955
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tourcoing, France

 27 
Cristina Córdula
(Television presenter)

Cristina Córdula
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Birthdate: October 30, 1964
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Cristina Córdula is a former international model, TV host, and fashion consultant. She is best known for her work with M6, a famous French television channel, where she hosted popular shows like Les Reines du shopping.

 28 

Axelle Laffont
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Birthdate: July 24, 1970
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Marseille, France

 29 
Flavie Flament
(Television Presenter)

Flavie Flament
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Birthdate: July 2, 1974
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Valognes, France

 30 
Zineb El Rhazoui
(Journalist)

Zineb El Rhazoui
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Birthdate: January 19, 1982
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Casablanca, Morocco

Zineb El Rhazoui is a French journalist best known for her contribution as a columnist for the popular magazine Charlie Hebdo where she worked from 2011 to 2017. Rhazoui was in Morocco on 7 January 2015 when the Charlie Hebdo massacre took place. Since 2015, Rhazoui has been working as a human rights campaigner, speaking about free speech and Islam.

 31 
Tristane Banon
(Journalist)

Tristane Banon
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Birthdate: June 13, 1979
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Neuilly-sur-Seine, France

 32 
Léa Salamé
(Journalist who conducted high-profile interviews in the French edition of GQ)

Léa Salamé
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Birthdate: October 27, 1979
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Beirut, Lebanon

 33 
Claire Chazal
(Journalist)

Claire Chazal
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Birthdate: December 1, 1956
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Thiers, Puy-de-Dôme, France

 34 
Dorothée
(Singer)

Dorothée
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Birthdate: July 14, 1953
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Paris, France

 35 

Marie Marvingt
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Birthdate: February 20, 1875
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Aurillac, in Cantal, France
Died: December 14, 1963

 36 
Karine Ferri
(Television presenter)

Karine Ferri
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Birthdate: April 25, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Suresnes, France

 37 
Anne-Sophie Lapix
(Journalist)

Anne-Sophie Lapix
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Birthdate: April 29, 1972
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France

 38 

Elisabeth Beresford
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Birthdate: August 6, 1926
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: December 24, 2010

 39 

Malika Ménard
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Birthdate: July 14, 1987
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Rennes, France

 40 

Nadine Trintignant
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Birthdate: November 11, 1934
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Nice, France

 41 
Germaine Dulac
(Director)

Germaine Dulac
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Birthdate: November 17, 1882
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Amiens, Somme, Picardy, France
Died: July 20, 1942

 42 
Adele Van Reeth
(Philosopher)

Adele Van Reeth
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Birthdate: December 16, 1982
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: France

 43 
Laury Thilleman
(Journalist)

Laury Thilleman
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Birthdate: July 30, 1991
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brest, Brittany, France

Marie-Claude Vaillant-Couturier
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Birthdate: November 3, 1912
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: December 11, 1996

 45 
Camille Lepage
(Photojournalist)

Camille Lepage
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Birthdate: January 28, 1988
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Angers, Maine-et-Loire, France
Died: May 12, 2014

 46 
Rokhaya Diallo
(Journalist)

Rokhaya Diallo
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Birthdate: April 10, 1978
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paris, France

Rokhaya Diallo is a French journalist, filmmaker, and author. Best known as an activist, Diallo works towards achieving gender, racial, and religious equality. Diallo is widely regarded as one of the most important anti-racism activists in France. In 2013, Rokhaya Diallo was named in the 100 most influential French women list published by Slate.

 47 
Tabatha Cash
(Adult film actor)

Tabatha Cash
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Birthdate: December 27, 1973
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Saint-Denis, France

 48 
Julia Vignali
(Actress)

Julia Vignali
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Birthdate: July 13, 1975
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Paris, France

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Caroline Fourest
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Birthdate: September 19, 1975
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Aix-en-Provence, France

 50 
Gisèle Freund
(Photographer)

Gisèle Freund
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Birthdate: December 19, 1908
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: March 30, 2000

Gisèle Freund was a German-born French photojournalist and photographer best remembered for her portraits of artists and writers and documentary photography. Throughout her career, Gisèle Freund was honored with several prestigious awards like the German Society's cultural photography prize and Grand prix national des Arts pour la Photographie. She also served as the president of the French Association of Photographers.