|Born||June 15, 1943|
|Net worth||$200 million|
|Spouse||Læticia Boudou (m 1996 - 2017) , Adeline Blondieau (m 1990 - 1992) , Babeth Étienne (m 1981 - 1982) , Sylvie Vartan (m 1965 - 1980)|
|Partner||Nathalie Baye (1982 - 1986) , Gisèle Galante (1987 - 1988) , Sabina (1981 - 1981) , Leah (1988 - 1989)|
|Parents||Léon Smet , Huguette Galmiche|
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Pacific Palisades estate of French rock legend Johnny Hallyday seeks $17.9 million
The Pacific Palisades estate of Johnny Hallyday, the late singer who was known as the "French Elvis," is on the market for $17.9 million.Thanks for your feedback!
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France learns of secret sex, film and rock romance between Catherine Deneuve and Johnny Hallyday
He was France’s Elvis, she remains the grande dame of French film. Despite their fame, Johnny Hallyday and Catherine Deneuve managed to keep a lifelong romance from fans, friends and family - hiding in planes and trains to meet for secret trysts, according to his biographer who revealed the simmering affair to the astonished French in a new book. “Johnny” was a hugely popular rocker of the 1960s who exerted an unshakeable hold over the French until his 2017 death, which plunged the country intoThanks for your feedback!
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France claims jurisdiction in Hallyday inheritance dispute based on rocker’s Instagram posts
Johnny Hallyday was idolised as the “French Elvis”, but he spent much of his time in Los Angeles and once vowed never to return to live in France until it changed its tax laws. Before his death in 2017, France’s biggest rock star was repeatedly embroiled in rows with the country’s authorities over his claims to be exempt from French taxes as an expatriate. The arguments have outlived him, with a prolonged and bitter inheritance battle between his widow and two of his children from previous marriThanks for your feedback!
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The South Korean director of "Parasite," the darkly comic movie that won the top Palme d'Or prize at this year's Cannes Film Festival, described his film on Tuesday as "a candid portrayal of the rich and the poor." "Parasite" is a wickedly humorous suspense movie about class struggles set in modern South Korea, following a down-on-its-luck family of four who worm their way into jobs in a wealthy household. Actor and talk show host James Corden said on Tuesday he was returning to his British coThanks for your feedback!
Rocker Hallyday's estate to be shared under French, not U.S., law
French rock singer Johnny Hallyday's estate must be shared under French law, a Paris court ruled on Tuesday, overriding a will written in California that excluded his two eldest children, lawyers on both sides said. Siblings Laura Smet and David Hallyday had challenged a July 2014 will - written in English when Hallyday lived in Los Angeles - that cut them out of their father's estate and left everything to his wife Laeticia as allowed under U.S. law. The hard-living rocker, known as the "FrenThanks for your feedback!
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French rocker Johnny Hallyday's posthumous album sells 300,000 copies on first day of release
Johnny Hallyday, France’s answer to Elvis Presley, has proved that he is still rocking from beyond the grave after his posthumous album became an instant hit, selling 300,000 copies on its first day of release. Fans of Hallyday, whose death last December at the age of 74 plunged the country into mourning, queued outside record stores to get their hands on the album when it went on sale at one minute past midnight on Friday. Warner, his label, said the sales figure did not include downloads fromThanks for your feedback!
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Court freezes assets of late French rocker Johnny Hallyday in €100m inheritance battle
The two eldest children of French rock singer Johnny Hallyday have won a legal bid to freeze his assets in France in a bitter family feud over an inheritance estimated at up to €100 million (£86m). However, the court rejected their plea to be able to be able to have a say on his posthumous album, due for imminent release, to see whether it was worthy of the author of such Gallic greats as “Quelque chose de Tennessee”. France was plunged into mourning when “Johnny” died in December at the age ofThanks for your feedback!
French court freezes assets of late rocker Johnny Hallyday
A French court on Friday froze the real estate assets and royalties of singer Johnny Hallyday, as his widow and two children from a previous marriage squabble over an inheritance estimated at up to 100 million euros ($120 million). Hallyday's actress daughter Laura Smet, 34, and singer son, David Hallyday, 51, took legal action, asking for the estate to be frozen. The court accepted that but rejected their demand to have a say on a posthumous Johnny Hallyday album which is likely to be a hugeThanks for your feedback!
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Inheritance battle over Johnny Hallyday's €100m fortune after two children left nothing
A bitter public feud has erupted among the family of the late French rock star Johnny Hallyday after two of his children challenged his will, which leaves his entire reported €100 million (£89m) estate to his fourth wife. Hundreds of thousands had gathered to mourn the death of the crooner they called “the French Elvis” at his funeral last month in which President Emmanuel Macron delivered a eulogy that moved many to tears across the country. But weeks after the huge show of national unity, “JThanks for your feedback!
Family feud erupts over riches left by 'French Elvis' Hallyday
A feud has erupted over the estate of French rocker Johnny Hallyday, who died two months ago, with two of his four children aggrieved that they have seemingly been cut out of a will that may be worth as much as 100 million euros ($122 million). Lawyers for Hallyday's actress daughter Laura Smet, 34, said she was taking legal action to contest a will that appears to leave everything to his fourth wife Laeticia, 42, who mostly lives in Los Angeles. Separately, a lawyer for David Hallyday, who waThanks for your feedback!