Jean-Philippe Ricci Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Family, Biography and More

Jean-Philippe Ricci is a French actor who starred in films such as A Prophet (2009), Mafiosa (2006) and Nothing to Do.


Actor Jean-Philippe Ricci was born on July 4, 1981 (Saturday) in France. He is 41 years old in 2022 and his zodiac sign is Cancer.

Childhood photo of Jean-Philippe Ricci

Childhood photo of Jean-Philippe Ricci

Barely 20 years old, Jean-Philippe Ricci began his acting career in 2001. Over time, he gained success in his profession and impacted many people depending on his career, and acquired great notoriety. He gained notoriety over time and his career came full circle.

Physical appearance

  • Height (approx): 5 ft 11 in
  • Eye colour: Blue
  • Hair color: Brown

Jean-Philippe Ricci

Family and ethnicity

Parents and Siblings

His father is called Jean-Charles de Castelbajac. And her mother’s name is Catherine Belkhodja. He has three siblings who are Jowan Le Besco, Isild Le Besco and Maïwenn.

Relationships/Affairs, Wife, Children

He is married to Marie-Pierre Nouveau, French actress and singer.


After studying theater in Marseille, Jean-Philippe Ricci began working with Philippe Harel and Jacques Audiard. His first film is Chanson entre deux (2001) by Anna Novion. He starred as Vetturi in the 2009 film A Prophet alongside Niels Arestrup and Tahar Rahim.

Jean-Philippe Ricci in A Prophet (2009)

Jean-Philippe Ricci in A Prophet (2009)

His television roles include commissionaire Damiani in Mafiosa (2010-2014) and the role of Yvan Colonna in Pierre Schoeller’s Les Anonymes (2013) based on the assassination of Claude Érignac. However, his debut dates back to 2009 with The Landing of the Angels by Brigitte Roüan in the role of Father Corbucci.

Jean-Philippe Ricci in The Anonymous (2013)

Jean-Philippe Ricci in The Anonymous (2013)

Jean-Philippe Ricci in Mafiosa (2010-2014)

Jean-Philippe Ricci in Mafiosa (2010-2014)

He also participated in a web series in 2009, Le Train Corse. Besides that, he constantly worked in the theater and did some plays like Waiting for the train directed by Karine Nuris, Zig and More by Marine Auriol, Ulysse sans terre directed by Orlando Furioso, and Intra Muros directed by scene by Alexis Michalik.


  • Most Promising Actor: Cesar


  • The Scrapbook: Viagra Boys, worms from the street
  • Song: Elsa from the album Léo Ferré sings Aragon
  • Musical clip: Witch Doctor, from the Dutch band De Staat
  • Film: The Valseuses by Bertrand Tavernier
  • Series: Leftovers
  • Documentary: Sports elsewhere
  • Novels: My traitor and Return to Killybegs, by the same author Sorj Chalandon
  • A comic/manga: Sin City: I killed for her, by Franck Miller; Grendizer; and Captain Harlock
  • Photographer: Guy Bourdin
  • A show: The show of Redouane Harjane, Miracle and Julien Santini in Loser Magnificent
  • A cooking recipe: bottarga pasta
  • A sports activity: Football, Jiu-jitsu, boxing
  • A quote: “Let’s Rock”, from the King.
  • Maximum: “Jump and the net will appear!!!! »

Facts / Anecdotes

  • Jean-Philippe likes Jiu-jitsu, mainly with Julien Cazier as a coach.
    Jean-Philippe with his trainer, Julien Cazier

    Jean-Philippe with his trainer, Julien Cazier

  • He likes paddling in the sea. It is one of his favorite hobbies.
  • He drinks wine and beer. He also smokes occasionally.
  • He is in fairly good health and frequently does a full body detox by fasting for several hours. He talked about it on his Instagram account.
  • He played football when he was young. He was also part of the school team.
  • He also loves boxing out of passion!
    Jean-Philippe during his boxing session

    Jean-Philippe during his boxing session

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