Stéphane Plaza Wiki, Height, Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Stéphane Plaza is a French radio and television host and estate agent, known for having hosted several French television programs on M6, including Recherche appartement ou maison (2006) ‘Maison à vente’ (2007) and On ne prefer pas ses neighbors (2011).


Stéphane Plaza was born on June 9, 1970 (age 52; from 2022), in Suresnes, Hauts-de-Seine, France. Having grown up with his cyclist father and his florist mother, in Ronce-les-Bains in Charente-Maritime, he suffered from dyslexia and dyspraxia since childhood; Dyspraxia is a motor development disorder that affects the coordination and automation of voluntary gestures. He followed a theatrical training for seven years at the Maurice Ravel Conservatory in Levallois. He pursued the Economic and Social Baccalaureate twice, but failed. Later, he gets the Ability in Law.

Physical appearance

Height (approx): 5′ 7″

Hair color: Dark brown

Eye colour: Black

Stephane Plaza


Stéphane Plaza’s father, Raymond Plaza, is a former professional cyclist. Her mother’s name is, Christiane Plaza, was a florist. In 2016, her mother died of cancer of the pleura.

Stéphane Plaza with his father

Stéphane Plaza with his father

Stéphane Plaza with his mother

Stéphane Plaza with his mother

During his adolescence, his parents separated and his mother remarried. His brother, Olivier, is three years older than him.

Stéphane Plaza with his brother Olivier

Stéphane Plaza with his brother Olivier


Rumor has it that Stéphane Plaza is gay. . However, while talking about his love life in an interview, he said,

I’m 40 in June and my heart is taken… but I don’t say if it’s a man or a woman”


Early in his career, he worked for the French national railway company SNCF. In 1987, he joined his cousin’s real estate agency, where he worked for fourteen years. Talking about his job at his cousin’s agency, he said,

I started working very young. At 17, I was doing replacements in the agency where my cousin worked. I immediately liked it. At first, I was in charge of rentals. Then I was entrusted with more serious things, such as sales. As I was doing well, I was hired”

His experience as a real estate agent led him to enter the entertainment industry.

In 2005, he participated in a real estate fair where he was noticed by M6, which was looking for a host for its next program “Recherche appartement ou maison”.

Television – M6 channel

In 2006, he made a name for himself by presenting the program ‘Recherche appartement ou maison’. On the show, real estate professionals help families find their dream apartment or home.

Search apartment or house

After the success of ‘Recherche appartement ou maison’, Stéphane Plaza launches into the presentation of the program ‘Maison à vente’ (2007). In the show, he helps families sell properties that haven’t found a buyer for a long time by giving lots of advice on how to make a house more attractive and by providing his expertise on market prices.

House for sale

In 2010, he began hosting the weekly program ‘Les experts… c’est vous!’. In the show, Stéphane Plaza travels around France and invites his family to discover the best tips and tricks on various subjects such as cooking, gardening, decoration, fashion, health, beauty, fitness, hobbies, etc.

You are the experts

At 48, Stéphane Plaza hosts three shows a week, while developing his own real estate agency. In 2010, he appeared as a contestant on the French reality show “Pékin Express: Duos de choc” in which he was Sandrine Corman’s teammate. The duo secured the third position on the show.

Beijing Express Shock Duos

From 2011 to 2013, he presented “My house is the most original”. In the show, a panel of 3 experts travels around France in search of the most original house. In 2011, he began to co-host the show “On ne prefer pas ses habitants”, alongside Karine Le Marchand. Each episode of the show featured a family with insufferable neighbors. In the show, Stéphane and Karine’s mission was to eliminate the crisis between neighbors to put everything in order in the neighborhood. He hosted the show until 2014.
We do not prefer our neighbors

From 2014 to 2016, he co-hosted the game show ‘What Do I Really Know?’ with Karine Le Marchand. An interactive quiz, the show allowed the public to test their general culture and develop their knowledge via the 6play application.

What do I really know?

Since 2015, he hosts the program ‘Hunters of apartment’. In the show, three real estate agents compete for five days to sell a house or an apartment. The real estate agent who collects the most clients for the properties wins the sum of 1,000 or 3,000 euros. Other notable shows he has hosted include This House Is For You (2019), Change Everything or Move (2022), Surprise Renovation (2022)


In 2012, he also tried his hand at radio hosting on RTL, in the program Plaza vous Z. In September 2016, he joined the group of French television host Laurent Ruquier for the daily humorous radio program “Les big heads”, broadcast on RTL.

The big heads


Stéphane Plaza began his acting career in 2001 when he played the small role of a flower delivery man in an episode of the show “Le Groupe”, broadcast on France 2.

Stéphane Plaza as a flower delivery man in the show 'Le Groupe' (2001)

Stéphane Plaza as a flower delivery man in the show ‘Le Groupe’ (2001)

He appeared in the television series ‘The Man of the Situation’ (2011) in which he played the protagonist, Alexandre. Broadcast on M6, the program follows Alexandre, immature and lazy, who, after running away on his wedding day, begins to work as a nanny for a mother of three children.

The man for the job

In 2018, he appeared in the lead role of Zac in the French comedy “J’ai perdu Albert”. In the movie, Chloe leads a successful life because Albert Einstein is on her mind, but one day Einstein decides to move out and chooses the body of a depressed beekeeper named Zac.

I lost Albert

In 2020, he appeared in the episode entitled “Dilemma” of the crime television series “The judge is a woman” in the role of Nathan Gallois.


In 2015, he starred in the French comedy ‘On the Left Leaving the Lift’ by Gérard Lauzier, staged at the Théâtre Saint-Georges, Paris. In the play, Stéphane played the protagonist Yan, a popular painter who falls in love with a married woman named Florence.

A photo of Stéphane Plaza in the role of Yan in the play On the left while exiting the elevator (2015)

A photo of Stéphane Plaza in the role of Yan in the play On the left while exiting the elevator (2015)

In 2016, he interpreted the role of Paul Achard in the play “Le fusible” by Sylvain Meynia. The play follows Paul, a 45-year-old businessman who, on the eve of selling his business, wants to leave his wife and change his life. To organize this project, Paul confides in his friend Michel, a naive and clumsy computer scientist.

Stéphane Plaza as Paul Achard in the play Le fusible

Stéphane Plaza as Paul Achard in the play Le fusible

In 2022, he plays in Laurent Ruquier’s comedy, A Magical Couple, alongside Valérie Maire and Jeanfi Janssens. Staged at the Théâtre des Bouffes Parisiens, Paris, in the play Stéphane played the role of a magician named Pierre-François Kadabra who struggles to prevent his assistant and crush Claudine from being fired by his agent.

Stéphane Plaza as Pierre-François Kadabra in the play A Magical Couple (2022)

Stéphane Plaza as Pierre-François Kadabra in the play A Magical Couple (2022)

Real estate

In 2010, he became Managing Director of the ERA CTI group. In 2015, Stéphane Plaza co-founded the real estate company Stéphane Plaza Immobilier with Bernard Augier de Crémiers and Patrick-Michel Khider de Lusigny. A popular brand in France, Stéphane Plaza Immobilier has 660 franchise contracts in seven years after its creation.


In 2008, he co-wrote the book ‘Recherche appartement ou maison’ with Yves Charcot.

Stéphane Plaza's book Apartment or house search

In 2010, he published his second book “Valoriser votre logement”. Apart from hosting ‘House for Sale’, he also worked as the show’s scriptwriter.


  • While paying tribute to his mother via an Instagram post, he revealed that he lived with his mother until he was 30.
  • In 1998, he had a terrible fall which resulted in a fracture of the calcaneus and the tibial plateau after which he was operated on nine times.
  • He received the award for best television presenter of the year during the fifth ‘Trophées Jeunes Talents’ ceremony for ‘Maison a vente’ at the Elysees Biarritz theater in Paris, France on February 12, 2010.
  • Growing up, he dreamed of becoming a firefighter or steward.
  • In 2017, Stéphane Plaza gained eight kilos in a few months as a necessity for his role as Paul in the play “Le Fusible”.
  • Passionate about motorsport, he has participated several times in the Andros Trophy, a 100% electric car race on ice.
    Stéphane Plaza during the Andros Trophy (2020) in La Salle-les-Alpes, France

    Stéphane Plaza during the Andros Trophy (2020) in La Salle-les-Alpes, France

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