Annie Ernaux- Wiki, Biography, Age, Height, Net Worth, Husband

Annie Ernaux

Annie Ernaux is a French writer, literature professor, and Nobel laureate. Her mostly autobiographical literary work is intertwined with sociology. She won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2022 “for the courage and clinical acuity with which she unearths the roots, estrangements, and collective restraints of personal memory.”

Quick Facts

Celebrated NameAnnie Ernaux
Age84 Years Old
Birth DateSeptember 1, 1940
Birth NationFrance
Place Of BirthLillebonne
FatherAlphonse Duchesne
MotherBlanche Duchesne
Home TownYvetot
Marital StatusMarried and Divorced
Sexual OrientationStraight
ChildrenEric and David
HusbandPhilippe Ernaux
Net Worth$2 Million
Source of WealthWriting Career
SalaryThousand of Dollar
Height5 feet 4 inches
Weight57 KG
Eye ColorGray
Body TypeSlim
Hair ColorBrown

Annie Ernaux Age, Biography

Annie Duchesne, Ernaux’s birth name, was born on September 1, 1940, in Lillebonne, France. She grew up in nearby Yvetot, where her parents ran a café and grocery store in a working-class neighborhood. She is of French nationality and of French-White ethnicity. Alphonse Duchesne is her father’s name, and Blanche Duchesne is her mother’s.

Annie Ernaux

In 1960, she moved to London to work as an au pair, an experience she recounted in her 2016 memoir Mémoire de fille (A Girl’s Story). When she returned to France, she studied at the universities of Rouen and Bordeaux, became a teacher, and earned a master’s degree in modern literature in 1971. She worked on an unfinished thesis project on Pierre de Marivaux for a while.

In the early 1970s, she taught at a lycée in Bonneville, Haute-Savoie, then at the Évire College in Annecy-le-Vieux, then in Pontoise, before joining the National Centre for Distance Education (CNED), where she worked for 23 years. As of February 2024, she is 84 years old.

Annie Ernaux Height & Weight

Annie Ernaux stands 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighs approximately 57 kg. Her eyes are gray, and her hair is brown. Her physique is slim. She has a healthy body and takes good care of it.

Annie Ernaux

Annie Ernaux Husband

Ernaux previously married her husband, Philippe Ernaux, with whom she shares two sons, Eric and David. In the early 1980s, the couple divorced. She has not been in a relationship since then, and she is assumed to be single today.

Since the mid-1970s, she has lived in Cergy-Pontoise, a new town in the Paris suburbs.

Annie Ernaux’s Net Worth 2024

Annie’s net worth is estimated to be $2 million as of  February  2024. She amassed all of her wealth as a result of her successful writing career. Her annual salary is in the thousands of dollars. She is currently living a cool lifestyle.