Nathanaël Maïni Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Family, Biography and More

Nathanaël Maïni is a French actor who has worked on several projects, including A Prophet (2009), Ugly Betty (2006) and Cannabis (2016).


His parents run a bookstore “Le Roi Lire” in Bastia, where this Corsican forties grew up surrounded by books. At 16, he began studying drama at the Conservatory of Dramatic Art in Avignon because of his precocity and his interest in the theater. During this period, he learned the basics of painting and developed his artistic universe.

Physical appearance

  • Eye colour: Blue
  • Hair color: Black

Nathanael Maini

Family and ethnicity

Parents and siblings

Christian is his father’s name and Marie-Jeanne is his mother’s name. Both run a bookstore.

Relationships/wife and children

Not much is known about his personal life.


His first feature film was in 2003 called Le Clan where he played the character of Gaël Morel. His television debut was with Mafiosa (2010) from season 2 to 4 as Louis Choquette. Among the highlights of his career, A Prophet by Jacques Audiard in 2009 and especially Les Anonymes by Pierre Schoeller in 2012 gave him a new lease of life. Fidélio by Lucie Borleteau in 2013 and Vie Sauvage by Cédric Kahn in 2014 are just a few examples.

The film “I am a soldier”, by Laurent Larivière, was selected in the “Un certain regard” category at the Cannes Film Festival in 2015, which earned him the honor of walking the famous red carpet at the Palais des Festivals with the film crew. . , including Louise Bourgoin and Jean-Luc Anglade. At the Jean Carmet Film Festival the same year, he was nominated for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in this film.

The roles he has performed on French television (Disparus, Le rape, Les Héritières, etc.), series (Cannabis, Duel au Soleil, etc.), short films and documentaries are countless. After launching his career as an actor (cinema, television and theatre), he succeeded in launching his career as a director, working in particular with Louis-Do de Lencquesaing (Comédie Française), Jean-Claude Penchenat (Théâtre du Campagnol), and Jean-Le Scouarnec (Théâtre de l’Échange).

“I studied to become an actor, but directing is an art that I learned concretely by creating alongside personalities from very different worlds. Today, my imagination is made up of all their influences”.

Christopher Robba, president of AS Talents in Paris, is the agent who manages his film and television career.

If he creates one or two plays a year, Nathaniel makes sure to keep control of his theatrical career thanks to competition. “From now on, the worlds of cinema, television and theater are no longer compartmentalised. There is no longer a problem to switch from one to the other. And it’s even fun”

Facts / Anecdotes

  • Nathanaël Maïni loves swimming and says he swims three times a week. In general, he likes to indulge in other physical activities that keep him fit.
    Nathanael Maïni prepares for a dive

    Nathanael Maïni prepares for a dive

  • Staying close to nature is something he loves.
  • His first Instagram photo was of him staring into the distance with his light blue eyes. It was published on December 19, 2019, with the caption “See clearly”.
    Nathanaël Maïni's first post on Instagram

    Nathanaël Maïni’s first post on Instagram

  • He’s marked the coordinates of every time he goes cycling on his fingers so he never gets lost.
    Nathanaël Maïni shares his idea of ​​never getting lost on his bike

    Nathanaël Maïni shares his idea of ​​never getting lost on his bike

  • Some of his hobbies include horse riding, swimming, fencing, stunts, dancing and singing.
  • He performed the role in the famous Hollywood series, Ugly Betty. He says,

“I also have Hollywood experience in the Ugly Betty series. I was confined to a somewhat caricatural role of “Frenchy”. It was still a great experience and I discovered new working methods”, admits he.

  • He can speak Italian, Spanish, Corsican and English in addition to French.

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