12 March 1953 |
TV and radio career
He commented on the figure skating and interviewed athletes just after their competition. Among his most famous interviews are that of Martina Navratilova in 1987, Carl Lewis, Bill Clinton at Roland Garros in 2001 and sprinter Michael Johnson during the Olympic Games in Atlanta.
He presented Le Journal des Sports during the 1980s-1990s on FR3, then the program Les Mélodies de Nelson on Radio Classique on Saturday and Sunday from 12:00am to 1:00pm and wrote articles in Le Figaro.
He is the son of American Colonel Nelson Monfort Senior and was a student at the Institut d'Études Politiques de Paris.
He has two children named Isaure and Victoria, with his wife Dominique.
Bibliography by Monfort
- Nelson Monfort hors antenne, Solar ed, 2000 (ISBN 978-2263027055)
- C'est à vous Nelson, preface by Nicolas Canteloup, Le Moment ed., 2009
- "La biographie de Nelson Monfort" (in French). Actu Star. Retrieved 2009-07-01.
- "Nelson Monfort" (in French). Show Biz Actu. Retrieved 2009-07-01.
- ""Polémique après un 'ménage' de Nelson Monfort pour Disney", publié par Julien Mielcarek, Lundi 8 Juin 2009 15h41" (in French). Ozap. Retrieved 2009-07-01.
- Video about his UFO sighting on YouTube