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Jane Birkin Died at 73! Her Marriages & Relationships; Millions of Net Worth | Songs

Jane Birkin Died at 73! Her Marriages & Relationships; Millions of Net Worth | Songs

Facts of Jane Birkin

Full Name: Jane Birkin
Birth Date: December 14, 1946
Age: 77 years
Death Date: July 16, 2023
Gender: Female
Profession: Actor, Singer
Country: United Kingdom
Horoscope: Sagittarius
Height: 5 feet 8 inches (1.73m)
Break UpYves Montand, David Bailey, Olivier Rolin , Eric Swayne f
DivorceJohn Barry, Serge Gainsbourg, Jacques Doillon,
Net Worth$20 million
Salary$2 million
Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorBrown
Birth PlaceLondon
GrandparentsSamuel Birkin , Rachel Birnbaum , Enid Mary Campbell, Sir Cecil Campbell
NationalityBritish, French
EthnicityMixed
ReligionChristian
EducationMiss Ironside’s School, Upper Chine School, Lycée Français Charles de Gaulle
FatherDavid Birkin
MotherJudy Campbell
SiblingsAndrew Birkin , Linda Birkin
KidsCharlotte Gainsbourg , Lou Doillon , Kate Barry
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British and French singer and actress Jane Birkin received stardom after she invested her long time in the musical and acting field. She was also well known as the ex-partner of Serge Gainsbourg. Birlkinw is also famous for her work in movies like Agatha Christie adaptations Death on the Nile (1978) and Evil Under the Sun (1982),  A Soldier’s Daughter Never Cries (1998).

Early Life of Jane Birkin

Jane Birkin was born Jane Mallory Birkin on December 14, 1946, in Marylebone, London, United Kingdom. This made Jane 76 years old as of 2023. Jane used to celebrate her birthday every December 14 with her friends and family. According to her date of birth, she fell under the Sagittarius sun sign. Birkin was born to her parents Judy Campbell (mother) and David Birkin (father).

Childhood photo of Jane Birkin
Caption: Childhood photo of Jane Birkin (Photo: Harper’s Bazaar)

Her father David was a diplomat and her mother was an actress. She had two siblings whose names were Andrew Birkin and Linda Birkin. Her paternal grandparents were Samuel Birkin and Rachel Birnbaum while her maternal grandparents were Sir Cecil Campbell, judge, and Enid Mary Campbell. Jane held British and French nationality and belonged to Caucasian ethnic background. She has faith and belief in the Christian religion.

Education of Jane Birkin

Jane went to Miss Ironside’s School in Kensington for her primary-level schooling. She also enrolled herself in the Upper Chine School, Isle of Wight. Jane went to Lycée Français Charles de Gaulle which is located in London where she learned French and English. Jane stopped going to college after she started her modeling career.

Three Failed Marriages & Relationships of Jane Birkin

Jane had married three times while she was alive. Jane’s first husband was a composer, John Barry. She met John when she was just 17 years old. They got married to each other in 1965 but divorced from John in 1968.  She married for the second time a French singer, Serge Gainsbourg in 1968. Her second marriage was the most famous relationship of her. They met each other in 1969. They stayed in a marital relationship till 1980.

Jane Birkin with John Barry
Caption: Jane Birkin with John Barry (Photo: The New York Times)

Birkin married a French film director, Jacques Doillon for the third time. The pair tied their marriage knot in 1982 but they divorced in 1991. Jane was also in a relationship with a French actor, Yves Montand. She was also in a relationship with British photographer David Bailey as well. From 1995 to 1996, she was in a relationship with Olivier Rolin and she dated Eric Swayne from 1965 to 1966.

Jane Birkin, Mother of Three

Jane was the mother of three children. She shares her children with her ex-husbands. From her first marriage, she became the mother of a daughter, Kate Barry (8th April 1967) who died in 2013.

Jane Birkin with her daughter
Caption: Jane Birkin with her daughter (Photo: Instagram)

After that, she became the mother of Charlotte Gainsbourg (22nd July 1971). Birkin is also the mother of Lou Doillon (6th September, 1982) who is the daughter from her third marriage. Alice Attal, Ben Attal, Roman de Kermadec, Marlowe Jack Tiger Mitchell is the name of her grandchildren.

Jane Birkin’s Net Worth and Other Assets

As of 2023, Jane had an estimated net worth of $20 million approximately. Jane used to get a salary in the range of $2 million per year.

Jane has a great interest in the luxurious car. She has a car like Jaguar E-Type, a Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow, and a Ferrari 250 GTO in her car collection. Birkin has one lavish house in Paris, a villa in the south of France, and a flat in London. She even is the owner of a beach house in the Caribbean.

Jane Birkin Died at 73

Jane died at the age of 73 on 16th July 2023. She died at her home in Paris, France. Jane was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1983. After that, she underwent a mastectomy. Along with the cancer she was also the patient of depression and anxiety. In the year 2021, she even suffered from a stroke. The main cause of her death was due to her breast cancer.

Professional Career of Jane Birkin

  • Jane started her professional career as an actress by playing minor roles in Michelangelo Antonioni’s Blowup.
  • In the year 1966, Birkin made her appearance in the movie of the title Blow-Up along with David Hemmings.
  • Jane had even collaborate with her ex-husbnad Serge Gainsbourg in the song Je t’aime… moi non plus.
  • Birkin had released a couple of albums on her own like Diorissima and Jane.
Jane Birkin in the frame
Caption: Jane Birkin in the frame (Photo: Instagram)
  • She also made her appearance in other movies like Versions of Love and Rendez-vous.
  • On 24 March 2017, she launched the collection of her songs as Birkin/Gainsbourg: Le Symphonique.
  • Jane even did a live performance in Brussels in September 2017.

Albums & Songs

Jane has released several albums till now. She has released musical albums like Diorissima, Lolita Go Home, Amours des feintes, Baby Alone in Babylone, Versions of Love, Rendez-Vous, Enfants d’hiver, Résilience, and Oh! Pardon tu dormais….

Some of her songs are Je t’aime moi non plus, Di Doo Dah, La décadance, Jane, Quoi, Je m’appelle Jane, Ex-fan des sixties, Pour un flirt avec toi, etc.

Movies and TV Shows

Jane had made her appearance in many movies till now. Some of the movies she had played are The Knack …and How to Get It, The Idol, Kaleidoscope, Les Chemins de Katmandou, Cannabis, Devetnaest djevojaka i jedan mornar and so on. The television shows she played are Armchair Mystery Theatre, Armchair Theatre, Médecins des hommes, and Red Fox.

Awards and Honors

  • Jane had become the winner of several awards till now.
  • She was the award winner of the awards like BAFTA Award, the Cannes Film Festival Award, and a César Award.
  • Birkin was even nominated for the awards like Academy Award and the Golden Globe Award.
  • In the year 2018, Jane became the winner of the Order of the Rising Sun in the Spring Conferment.
  • Jane became the award winner of Best Actress at the 1985 Orleans Film Festival.

FAQs of Jane Birkin

How Tall was Jane Birkin?

Jane stood at the height of 5 feet 8 inches stall. She had a body weight of 58 kg. She had an attractive pair of blue color eyes and blonde hair.

Did Jane Birkin met with Hermès’ CEO?

Yes, she met Hermès’ CEO, Jean-Louis Dumas who was seated next to her on a flight.

What happened to Jane Birkin’s Daughter?

Jane lost one of her daughters named Kate Barry. She fell from the fourth-floor window of her Paris apartment. She died at 46 years old.

Does Jane Birkin have a documentary?

Yes, Jane’s daughter, Charlotte Birkin made a documentary, Jane by Charlotte which is about her mother.

Was Jane Birkin bullied at school?

Jane said that when she was a child, she was bullied for her looks. She said:

“I suffered a lot because of my physique, especially at boarding school. The others said I was half boy, half girl. I had no breasts, not even a developing bosom. It was horrible.”