Audrey Pulvar

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Audrey Pulvar
Audrey Pulvar Cannes 2013.jpg
Audrey Pulvar in 2013
Born Audrey Pulvar
(1972-02-21) 21 February 1972 (age 42)
Fort-de-France, France
Occupation Journalist, Writer
Notable credit(s) Le Soir 3 on France 3
Le 19/20 on France 3
Audrey Pulvar Soir on I-Télé
Partner(s) Alain Passard (2008 - 2009)
Arnaud Montebourg
(2010 - 2012)

Audrey Pulvar (born 21 February 1972, in Martinique) is a French journalist.

Personal life[edit]

She is the daughter of Marc Pulvar, a trade union official and the national secretary and founder of the Martinican Independence Movement, and his wife.


After her French Baccalauréat, Pulvar studied Economics at the University of Rouen, receiving an Associate's degree in Economics. She entered the Ecole Supérieure de Journalisme de Paris in France, and graduated in 1994 as Valedictorian.

Marriage and family[edit]

Pulvar has a daughter born in 1997. She lived with the chef Alain Passard from 2008 to 2009.

Then until November 2012, her partner was the French politician Arnaud Montebourg, former deputy chief secretary of the French Socialist Party, and after May 2012, Minister of Industrial Renewal in the Ayrault government.


From 1994 to 2002, Pulvar worked for a Caribbean Television Network ATV. In April 2002 she began to work for LCI.

In November 2003 she was hired by the public station France 3 as a regional news anchor. She hosted the "19/20" national evening news on France 3 from September 2005 to July 2009.

Pulvar has now joined the French channel I-Télé, where she anchors the 7-8 PM evening news show (Audrey Pulvar Soir or APS).[1] On several occasions, she has hosted specials on France 3 and LCP-Assemblée Nationale. She was voted France's most beautiful female news presenter in 2008 and 2009.[citation needed]

In September 2011, Pulvar appeared on the Saturday night talk show, On n'est pas couché on France 2. She has also appeared on Natacha Polony, which is hosted by the popular TV personality Laurent Ruquier.

After being fired from the Ruquier's talk show, Pulvar is now appearing in the daily talk show Le Grand 8 on D8[2]


  1. ^ Bonal, Cordélia (22 October 2008). "Du cran à l’écran" (in French). Libération. Retrieved 18 April 2011. 
  2. ^ (French) Official Website of Le Grand 8,