Happy Bastille Day! 19 Most Loved French Celebrities

  • Marion Cotillard (Photo: Archive)

  • Emmanuel Macron (Photo: Archive)

  • Audrey Tautou (Photo: Archive)

  • Vanessa Paradis (Photo: Archive)

  • Vincent Cassel (Photo: Archive)

  • Lily-Rose Depp (Photo: Archive)

  • Daft Punk (Photo: Archive)

  • Jean Dujardin (Photo: Archive)

  • Omar Sy (Photo: Archive)

  • Mélanie Laurent (Photo: Archive)

  • Roman Polanski (Photo: Archive)

  • Eva Green (Photo: Archive)

  • Jean Reno (Photo: Archive)

  • David Guetta (Photo: Archive)

  • Alizée (Photo: Archive)

  • Jacques Cousteau (Photo: Archive)

  • Zinedine Zidane (Photo: Archive)

  • Coco Chanel (Photo: Archive)

  • Charles Aznavour (Photo: Archive)

Marion Cotillard (Photo: Archive)

The Brits love the Bekchams, the Mexicans fancy Salma Hayek, the Canadians adore Ryan Gosling, and the Yanks certainly worship Queen B. But who does the French have?

You’d be surprised to know that there’s quite an army of French celebrities that are very well loved on this side of the world. While some of them all well-known precisely because of their nationality (French-speaking roles, for example), others are so popular in the American continent that you wouldn’t even think they come from the blue white and red country.

Actors, singer, sportsmen, fashion icons, and even politicians have earned the earned the hearts of millions in France and the rest of the world.

In celebration of yesterday’s Bastille Day, La Fête Nationale de la France, here’s a list of the 19 most loved French celebrities.

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