Jean-Pierre Castaldi was born on October 1, 1944 in Grenoble in Isère. He landed his first roles in the 1970s in the films La Merveilleuse Visite, La Race des seigneurs, and French Connection 2. At the same time, the star took his first steps on the small screen in the successful series Les Enquêtes du commissaire Maigret , Commissioner Moulin or in Les Hommes de Rose. From the 2000s we find him in major film productions such as Asterix and Obelix against Caesar and Asterix at the Olympic Games.
On the private side, he was married to actress Catherine Allégret with whom he had a son, Benjamin Castaldi. The star remarried a second time with a woman named Corinne Champeval. The latter gives him two children: Giovanni and Paola.
Benjamin Castaldi was born on March 28, 1970 in Boulogne-Billancourt in the Hauts-de-Seine. He is the son of the famous actor Jean-Pierre Castaldi and the writer and actress Catherine Allégret. At the end of the 1980s, Benjamin Castaldi began studying economics to become a businessman. A failure since he finally prefers to become a courier in a home meal delivery company. Thereafter he rose in rank and became director of the company before filing for bankruptcy. It was not until the early 90s that he took his first steps on television. It is the host Michel Drucker who gives him a chance with a column in the program Studio Gabriel. In 1997, he joined the team of Vivement Dimanche before going on TF1 in the program Celebrities. From the 2000s, it is the consecration for Benjamin Castaldi. He hosts many entertainment shows such as Loft Story, Nouvelle Star, Secret Story and La Ferme de celebrities. Following a motorcycle accident in 2012, the star is gradually distancing herself from showbusiness. He moved to Los Angeles for a while before gradually returning to television. In 2014, the host presented the 11th season of Nouvelle Star on D8 before joining the program Touche pas à mon poste on C8 in 2016.
Benjamin Castaldi, a ladies’ man?
On the private side, Benjamin Castaldi married Valérie Sapienza in 1993. Together, the couple gave birth to two children: Julien born in 1996 and Simon in 2000. The couple divorced in 2001. A year later, the star married the host Flavie Flament with whom he has a boy named Enzo in 2004. Two years after the birth of his son, the couple separates definitively. A few years later, he fell in love with journalist Vanessa Broussouloux whom he married in November 2011. Their story lasted five years before separating in May 2016. Three months later, he married for the fourth time with the hearing director of Endemol Aurore Aleman.
Valérie Sapienza was the first wife of animator Benjamin Castaldi. At the end of the 80s, the son of Jean-Pierre Castaldi struggled in his professional life. The future host wants to embark on a career as a producer across the Atlantic. It is a bitter failure for him who then decides to return to France. In 1993, he decided to marry his beautiful and tender companion Valérie Sapienza. The latter continues to support him in his projects and his professional career. The young woman prefers to remain discreet when her husband climbs the ladder on France 2 then TF1. She appears very little in the media or at social events, probably preferring to take care of her two children. Indeed, the couple gave birth to two boys: Julien in 1996 and Simon in 2000. The lovers finally separated in 2001.
The famous TV host Flavie Flament was the second wife of Benjamin Castaldi. The two stars met in December 2000 on the set of the show Les P’tits Princes, broadcast live on TF1. Between the two animators, it is love at first sight. Both in a relationship at the time, they decide to leave everything to fully live their romantic relationship. The presenter of the show Stars at home on TF1 married Benjamin Castaldi two later, in September 2002. From their idyll, a little boy named Enzo was born. After four years together, the couple finally separated in 2006. Their divorce was officially pronounced on July 4, 2008.
Julien Castaldi was born on September 18, 1996 in Paris. He is the son of the famous TV host Benjamin Castaldi and Valérie Sapienza. Like his father, Julien Castaldi has an appetite for the entertainment industry. On December 5, 2016, he made his first remarkable appearance on the program Touche pas à mon poste by Cyril Hanouna. During this show, he met the host Capucine Anav with whom he formed a beautiful friendship. As proof, the young man does not hesitate to appear on his Instagram account alongside the pretty brunette. Since February 8, 2017, Julien has been a columnist on the Mad Mag program on NRJ12.
On the private side, he is in a relationship with a young woman named Chiara. The latter became the father of a boy named Elio, born in July 2022. His grandfather, Benjamin Castaldi shared an adorable snapshot of them on his social networks.
Simon Castaldi, born April 20, 2000, is the fruit of love between the host of Secret Story Benjamin Castaldi and Valérie Sapienza. Little is known about the 18-year-old except that he is very close to his father. Indeed, Simon Castaldi loves to post pictures of his father on his Instagram account. Whether on a family vacation or strolling the streets of Montmartre, father and son always seem very close to each other. As for his professional career, no one knows if the young man will follow in the footsteps of his father or his grandfather.
Enzo Castaldi was born on February 8, 2004. He is the son of TV hosts Benjamin Castaldi and Flavie Flament. Very close to his two star parents, the young 15-year-old does not hesitate to share many pictures of them on his Instagram account. On vacation in Ibiza in August 2017, Enzo had published a tender snapshot of his mother where one could read “Mom, mom, madre, mama!” followed by a heart-shaped emoticon. Since February 2018, the teenager has had his own Youtube channel called “Crésus” where he posts challenge and lifestyle videos.