Jean Reno, also known as Juan Moreno y Herrera–Jiménez, is a 72 years old French Actor. This actor stands with a height of 6 feet and 2 inches. Moreover, he weighs 85 kg. 

Quick Info
Birth NameJuan Moreno y Herrera–Jiménez
BornJuly 30, 1948
Age72 yrs
Height6 feet and 2 inches
WifeGenevieve Reno, Nathalie Dyszkiewicz, Zofia Borucki
ChildrenSandra Moreno, Mickael Reno, Tom Reno, Serena Reno, Dean Reno
Net Worth$70 million
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Jean was born on July 30, 1948, in Casablanca, Morocco. He is of Andalusian Spanish descent. Jean’s mother died when he was in his teenage.  His father used to be a linotypist. Jean’s parents were the natives of Jerez de la Frontera. Later, they headed towards South Africa for survival and to get new jobs. They escaped from Francoist Spain. Jean has learned Spanish from his parents and family. 

Around 17 years, he moved to France to pursue acting studies in Cours Simon drama school. Jean has also served in the French army, as it was obligatory after his family gained French citizenship. He has done his schooling from Lycee Carnot and Lycee Lyautey.


After joining the acting school and getting acting-related jobs, he pursued the French version of his name. As he is enormous in size, he called on to play “heavies.” After all these, Jean started to arise in all romantic, comedy, and action movies. After he began his acting career in France, appearing in many films, he began getting recognition. He starred in many films directed by Luc Besson such as Le dernier combat of 1983. Jean and Luc Besson sustained working and collaborating to produce films or write them or control them. Among their joint work, La Femme Nikita, The Big Blue, and Léon: The Professional achieved the most critical acclaim compared with their other jobs.


Taking about his single performance, Jean has voiced for Mufasa for the French version of The Lion King.  This was first performed in the English language. Jean has starred in many  American movies like French Kiss (1995) and Mission: Impossible (1996). He acted alongside Meg Ryan and Kevin Kline in a French kiss.  He also appeared in the English version of Just Visiting named Les Visiteurs.

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Jean played an essential role in The Pink Panther 2006 remake and its following sequel, The Pink Panther 2, portraying the role of Gilbert Ponton alongside Steve Martin. He played the role of Captain Bezu Fache in the movie The Da Vinci Code. He worked alongside Audrey Tautou, Tom Hanks, and many other talented actors. This was one of the most successful movies. His most successful movies are Les Visiteurs and L’Enquète course.

This handsome old man was also associated in the third installment of the popular Capcom series Onimusha. He was lending his preferences to protagonist Jacques Blanc providing his voice to a character in the French language. 

More describing his advertising work, Jean Reno has appeared in American television commercials for UPS portraying Doraemon for the Toyota series app of Japan, which was a part of the “ReBorn” campaign. 

Some of his movies are, The Hypothesis of the Stolen Painting (1978), Womanlight (1979), The Moroccan Stallion (1980), The Passerby (1982), Signes extérieurs de richesse (1983), Le Dernier Combat (1983), The Tiger and the Snow (2005), The Pink Panther (2006), Flyboys (2006), The Da Vinci Code (2006), Flushed Away (2006), Cash ( 2008), The Pink Panther (2009), Le Premier Cercle (2009), Couples Retreat (2009), Armored (2009), The Philosopher (2010), L’immortel (2010), Zookeeper (2011) and You Don’t Choose Your Family (2011), etc.

Spouse and children

He married Genevieve Reno in 1977. They have a daughter named Sandra Moreno, born in 1978, and Mickael Reno, born in 1980. The couple divorced in 1988, and soon after that, in 1995, he married Nathalie Dyszkiewicz. They have a son named Tom Reno, born in January 1996, and Serena Reno, born in 1998. The couple separated in 2001. In 2006, Jean married Zofia Borucki. They have two sons named Cielo Reno, born in July 2009, and Dean Reno born on September 8, 2011.

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Net worth 

Jean has earned from his professional career. He is making a handsome amount of money from his acting career. Likewise, Jean has an estimated net worth of $70 million.

Social media 

Jean Reno or @officiel_jeanreno on Instagram or @JeanReno48 has 14.4k followers on Instagram and 8,248 followers on Twitter.

Rumors and controversies about Jean Reno 

After Jean made his name as a hitman in Leon, it was rumored that he the greatest Eurobaddie ever? Because of his fixed minds that come and work in time, he has gained popularity.