Francis Boulle

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Francis Boulle
Born Francis Maximilien Yvan Christophe Boulle
(1988-10-20) 20 October 1988 (age 26)
London, England
Alma mater The Oratory School
University of Edinburgh
Occupation Mining Entrepreneur, TV Personality [1]
Years active 2010-
Home town London, England

Francis Maximilien Yvan Christophe Boulle (b. October 20, 1988 in London, England) is a British mining entrepreneur and reality TV personality.[2][1]

Early life and education[edit]

Boulle was born in London, England but spent most of his childhood living between France and the US. He completed his secondary school education at the Oratory School and later went on to study Philosophy at the University of Edinburgh,[3] and went on to study Business at the European Business School in London .[citation needed]


Boulle began sourcing diamonds for private clients base whilst still at boarding school and went on to set up an independent commodity brokerage in his second year of study at the University of Edinburgh. He sourced brokered and traded precious metals and diamonds and facilitated the exportation and brokerage of soft and hard commodities from West Africa and South America to Europe and the Middle East.[4]


Boulle has starred in E4's "Made in Chelsea" since the first series aired in 2011.[1] He departed Made in Chelsea after its sixth series in December 2013.

Online Interests[edit]

In May 2011 Boulle received considerable press coverage for establishing the website,,[5][6] which allows visitors to rate the attractiveness of members of the House of Commons. On the website, Francis said that he wanted "to create a fun and memorable tool to help the British public get to know their Members of Parliament".[7]


  1. ^ a b c Bell, Matthew (1 May 2011). "Move over, Essex. It's Chelsea's turn: Reality TV spotlight goes west". The Independent (London). Retrieved 2 May 2011. 
  2. ^ Marsh, Jenni (5 May 2011). "The Sloaney way is Chelsea". London Evening Standard. Retrieved 18 May 2011. 
  3. ^ Hastings., Rob (27 April 2011). "Chelsea". The Independent (London). Retrieved 20 November 2011. 
  4. ^ JJ Anisiobi and Giles Lucas. "The world according to Francis Boulle". The Evening Standard. Retrieved 8 November 2011. 
  5. ^ Bloxham, Andy (31 May 2011). "'Sexy MPs' website ranks most attractive politician". The Telegraph. Retrieved 31 May 2011. 
  6. ^ Gabbatt, Adam (31 May 2011). "Voters given chance to choose Britain's sexiest MPs". Guardian. Retrieved 31 May 2011. 
  7. ^ Boulle, Francis. "". Retrieved 31 May 2011.