Gad Elmaleh was born on the 19th April 1971 and born in Casablanca, Morocco. He was brought up in a mixed cultural background, speaking Moroccan Arabic, and French. He studied political science in Montreal for four years, then moved to Paris to study drama.
His first one-man show Décalages, performed at the "Palais des glaces" in 1995, was autobiographical.
In January 2007 he was elected as the funniest person in france. He has been married twice - Anne Brochet-1998-2002 she is a french actress and Marie Drucker who is a french journalist and television personality he has been married to her since 2009.
His films include:
*The Adventures of Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn - (2011)
* Coco - (2009)
* Hors de prix (2006) english title:priceless
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