Jean-Marc Vallee Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family & More

Jean-Marc Vallee

Biography / Wiki

Success takes an investment of hard work, dedication, and consistency, this line has been very well proved by Jean-Marc Vallee who was a multi-Genie Award-nominated Canadian director, film editor, and screenwriter best known for his film “Black List.”

“Les Fleurs Magiques” and “Les Mots Magiques,” two award-winning short films, were written and directed by him. His 2005 movie “C.R.A.Z.Y.” was one of Quebec cinema’s most critically praised and financially successful films.

He was also a part of other popular TV shows, including “Sharp Objects” and “Big Little Lies.” He made his television debut by executive producing and directing two HBO projects: the drama series “Big Little Lies” (2017) and the thriller miniseries “Sharp Objects” (2018).

In April 2021, Jean and Nathan Ross secured a contract with HBO and HBO Max through Crazyrose. He was also a Director’s Branch Member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences from 2014 to 2016.

Height / Weight / Age

Born on 1963-03-09, this handsome personality has turned 58 years old in the year 2021. He seems enough tall with his height which is 188 in centimeters and 6’0” in feet & inches. He maintains himself very fit and healthy with a weight of 83 in kilograms and 180 lbs in pounds.

Moreover, he is very conscious about his physique and follows a regular and healthy diet in order to keep himself fit as a fiddle. His personality is enhanced by his dark brown eyes and blonde hair.

Net Worth

At the time of his death, Jean-Marc Vallee had a net worth of $10 million (2021). Jean’s main source of income was as a director, film editor, and screenwriter, and he had amassed a fortune through his job.

Education / Family

Jean was born and raised up in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, and belongs to the Canadian-white ethnicity. He didn’t reveal any information with regards to his parents and siblings including their names too. When it comes to Jean’s education, he attended the College Ahuntsic and the Universite du Quebec a Montreal, where he studied filmmaking.


Jean-Marc Vallee

Nick Name Jean-Marc Vallee
Birth Place Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Date of birth 9 March 1963
Age 58 Years (At the time of death)
Height In feet & inches: 6’0”

In centimeters: 188 cm

Weight In kilograms: 83 kg

In pounds: 180 lbs

Eye color Dark brown
Hair color Blonde
Profession Filmmaker
Sexual orientation Straight
School Not Known
College College Ahuntsic
Religion Christianity
Nationality Canadian
Home town Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Fathers name Name Not Known
Mothers name Name Not Known
Brothers Not Known
Sisters Not Known

Career / Fashion and Style

As of his career, in August 1985, Jean-Marc Vallee began his career as a writer and director of music videos, with credits including Wild Touch’s “My Chick Is In My Bed,” Glockenspiel’s “Odeline,” Park Avenue’s “Don’t Talk To Strangers,” Angel’s “Angel’s Evolution,” and New News’ “The Splice Of Life.”

Then, in the 1990s, he made a series of short films that drew a lot of attention from critics, as he shifted to a more personal and autobiographical tone with “Magical Flowers” (“Les Fleurs magiques”) (1995) and “Magical Words” (“Les Mots magiques”) (1996) (1998).

“Liste Noire” (“Black List”), his feature-length début in 1995, was the highest-grossing picture in Quebec that year and got nine Genie Award nominations. He directed Los Locos (1998) as well as two episodes of “The Secret Adventures of Jules Verne” on television (2000). During the mid-1990s, he started developing “C.R.A.Z.Y.”

from a script inspired by his own adolescence, and after ten years in development, “C.R.A.Z.Y.” was ultimately released in 2005 and became one of Quebec’s most popular films. Vallee was engaged by Graham King and Martin Scorsese to helm the historical drama “The Young Victoria” after the success of “C.R.A.Z.Y.”

Later, in 2011, he wrote, directed, and edited “Cafe de Flore,” and then directed “Dallas Buyers Club,” which was released to critical acclaim in 2013. His film “Wild,” starring Reese Witherspoon, premiered at the Telluride Film Festival on August 29, 2014.

In 2017, he directed and executive produced the critically acclaimed HBO miniseries “Big Little Lies,” and in 2018, he directed and executive produced all of the episodes of HBO’s “Sharp Objects.”

In April 2021, Jean and Nathan Ross secured a contract with HBO and HBO Max through Crazyrose. On May 11, 2017, he was also named an Officer of the Order of Canada (OC). In 2020, he was also appointed an Officer of the National Order of Quebec (OQ).

Girlfriend, Affairs, Wife, and More

Jean-Marc Vallee was a married man who tied the marriage knot to Chantal Cadieux for over 16 years, from 1990 to 2006, and they had two children, Alex and Emile, before their divorce. He began to live his life freely after that.

Girlfriend Chantal Cadieux
Marital status Married
Wife Chantal Cadieux


Jean-Marc Vallee with his wife
Jean-Marc Vallee with his wife
Children Alex and Emile


Jean-Marc Vallee with his children
Jean-Marc Vallee with his children

Favorite Things

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Jean-Marc Vallee

Some Interesting Facts About Jean-Marc Vallee

  • R.A.Z.Y., his 2005 feature film, was one of Quebec’s most critically praised and financially successful films.
  • Wild, a 2014 feature film starring Reese Witherspoon, was directed and edited by him.
  • Les Fleurs Magiques and Les Mots Magiques are two award-winning short films he produced and directed.
  • His first film was nominated for nine Genie Awards were Black List in 1995.
  • Vallee debuted on television by executive producing and directing two HBO drama series, Big Little Lies (2017) and Sharp Objects (2018).
  • In April 2021, Jean and Nathan Ross secured a contract with HBO and HBO Max through Crazyrose.
  • He won the academy award for Best Actor (Dallas Buyers Club) and Best Supporting Actor (Dallas Buyers Club)

Social Media Profile(s)

  1. Instagram @jean_marc_vallee_officiel
  2. Twitter – Not Known
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