Anouk Aimée Dies At 92, Leaving Behind A Massive Net Worth

By Navin SoniPublished on: June 18, 2024 Updated on: June 18, 2024
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Anouk Aimée, the revered French film actress whose illustrious career spanned over seven decades, has died at the age of 92. Her daughter, Manuela Papatakis, confirmed the news via social media, stating that she passed away peacefully at her home in Paris.

“With profound grief, my daughter Galaad, granddaughter Mila, and I announce the passing of my mother, Anouk Aimée,” Papatakis wrote on Instagram. “I was by her side in her final moments this morning. Her legacy and spirit will forever live on in our hearts.”


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Born Françoise Sorya Dreyfus in 1932, Anouk became a symbol of both elegance and emotive power in cinema. She gained international fame for her role in the 1966 film A Man and a Woman directed by Claude Lelouch, a performance that earned her a Golden Globe and an Academy Award nomination. Her repertoire includes memorable collaborations with some of the greatest filmmakers of the 20th century, including Federico Fellini in La Dolce Vita and Jacques Demy in Model Shop.

Eric Dupond-Moretti, the French Minister of Justice, was among the many who paid tribute to the actress. “Anouk Aimée has left us. I have a heartfelt thought for her family, for Claude. She made us dream so much, chabadabada…” he said, referencing the iconic song from A Man and a Woman.

Who Will Inherit Her Net Worth?

Aimée departure not only leaves a void in the hearts of film lovers but also opens questions about the legacy of her substantial personal wealth, estimated at $20 million. The intrigue now turns to the inheritance of her estate, primarily expected to go to her only daughter, Manuela. Yet, the specifics of her will are yet unrevealed.

Her passing marks the end of an era in French cinema. Further, her contributions to the art form have left an indelible mark on audiences around the world, ensuring her place in the pantheon of cinematic greats. Her legacy will continue to inspire future generations of actors and filmmakers