Jean-Marc Vallée

Birth Day March 9th, 1963
Birth Place Montreal, Quebec
Age 61 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Pisces

Jean-Marc Vallée is a Canadian filmmaker, screenwriter, and editor who had developed a strong love for cinema in his childhood and began thinking about being a filmmaker. In his initial days, he began making homemade amateur films and later debut with a film named Black List in 1995 which received huge critical and commercial acclaim at that time. After that, he made several movies and TV series which are listed below. Also, he was honored with several awards for his outstanding contribution to the film industry. Let's dig out more about him through this article.

Early Life

Jean-Marc Vallée was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada through her parents in the year 1963. However, his parents' names are not public yet. His father is a music programmer at local music stations. Thus, he and one of his three older brothers had developed an interest in music and they aspired to become DJs. However, he later changed his interest in filmmaking. Similarly, his nationality is Canadian and belongs to the White ethnicity. His zodiac sign is Pisces and follows Christianity.

For education, he was passed out from a local high school. Later, he went to the Collège Ahuntsic and then enrolled at the Université du Québec à Montréal where he studied filmmaking

Personal Life

Jean-Marc Vallée was a married man. He was married to Chantal Cadieux who is a writer by profession. The couple first met in the 1980s and started dating each other. After dating several years, the couple finally exchanged their wedding vows in 1990. Together, the couple welcomed two kids. They are Emile and Alex Vallée. However, the couple ended their relationship in 2006 after 16 years of their marriage. The information regarding their separation is still unknown. After that, he lived as a single until his death. 

How did Jean-Marc Vallée die?

Jean-Marc Vallée was found dead in Quebec, Canada on December 25, 2021. He is just 58 years old at the time. As per the sourced information, the death likely came from a heart attack while he was alone at his lakeside cabin. However, the authentic reports are yet to be revealed. The recently available report states that his death was not caused by the intervention of another party, a voluntary act, or known disease. Further in-depth analyses are underway. Until then stay with us for new updates.

Net Worth

Jean-Marc Vallée had engaged in the entertainment industry for a long time. He served as a film director, screenwriter, and editor during his career. Thus, he should earn the sum of a good amount of money throughout his professional career. As per some online sites, he has a net worth of $10 million at the time of his death. However, his salary and other financial details are yet to be disclosed.

Body Measurement

Jean-Marc Vallée had a height of 6 feet 0 inches until his death. He weighs around 83 Kg. Similarly, His eyes are dark brown and he dyed his hair blonde. He had an average body build. Further, his other body information is not yet to be disclosed.


Short Films

  • Stereotypes (Stéréotypes) (1991) - Director and Editor
  • Magical Flowers (1995) - Director, Writer, and Editor
  • Magical Words I(1998) - Director and Writer
  • Little Pig (2012) - Producer


  • Black List (1995) - Director and Film Editor - Astral Films
  • Los Locos (1997) - Director and Film Editor - PolyGram Films
  • Loser Love (1999) - Director and Film Editor - Ardustry Entertainment
  • C.R.A.Z.Y. - Director, Screenwriter, and Producer - TVA Films
  • The Young Victoria (2009) - Director - Sony Pictures
  • Café de Flore (2011) - Director, Screenwriter, Producer, and Film Editor - Momentum Pictures
  • Dallas Buyers Club (2013) - Director and Film Editor - Focus Features
  • Wild (2014) - Director and Film Editor - Fox Searchlight
  • Demolition (2015) - Director and Film Editor - Fox Searchlight

TV Shows

  • Big Little Lies (2017-19) - Season 1 (Director) - Executive Producer and Film Editor - 2 Seasons; HBO
  • Sharp Objects (2018) - Director, Executive Producer, and Film Editor - 8 Episodes; HBO

Awards and Nominations

  • 2017: Primetime Emmy Awards - Outstanding Limited Series - Big Little Lies - Won
  • 2017: Primetime Emmy Awards - Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series - Big Little Lies - Won
  • 2013: Academy Award - Best Film Editing - Dallas Buyers Club - Nominated
  • 2017: Primetime Emmy Awards - Outstanding Picture Editing for a Limited Series - Big Little Lies - Nominated
  • 2018: Primetime Emmy Awards - Outstanding Limited Series - Sharp Objects - Nominated
  • 2018: Primetime Emmy Awards - Outstanding Picture Editing for a Limited Series - Sharp Objects - Nominated

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