Florent Pagny, who is part of a family of four children, married Azucena Caamañ with whom he had two children. Divided between France, Patagonia and Portugal, he leads his career smoothly, even if his lung cancer has forced him to take a short break.
The life of Florent Pagny
Star of French song, actor, essential coach of The Voice… Florent Pagny has many strings to his bow. Since his debut in the 80s, the singer has always managed to keep his place in the hearts of the French. Indeed, we can only see that his songs are timeless, that his quirky look still seduces as much and that his private life is also fascinating.
Florent Pagny is the son of Jean Pagny, a sticker dealer, and Odile, a secretary. Both from Montchanin in Saône-et-Loire, they gave birth to four children. Florent Pagny was born on November 6, 1961 in Chalon-sur-Saône. On this date, the singer is 60 years old and measures 1.66m. From the age of six to eleven, he lived in Châtenoy-le-Royal then in Saint-Rémy before leaving for Bonneville in Haute-Savoie in 1972. He became an honorary citizen there.
He definitely chooses the artist’s life at the age of sixteen. With the agreement of his parents, he left school and went to Paris. While earning a living through odd jobs, Florent Pagny took acting lessons. He attended the Levallois-Perret Conservatory for a period of three years. He then refused the National Conservatory of Music in Paris to become an opera singer, instead aspiring to a career in French pop.
As for his siblings, Florent Pagny has three siblings. Although they are very discreet, we nevertheless know that one of his brothers is called Frédéric Pagny. The relationship between the two brothers is said to be more or less conflicting. It should be noted that Florent Pagny also has a famous sister called Marie-Pascale Giunta. Although she is the sister of an international star, she does not care.
Florent Pagny entrusted the continuation to Télé 7 Jours. “When you’re on TV, when you become famous, when you have ups and downs… for the family, it’s not easy. They have their own life, they have stayed in the region. My little sister comes to see me in concert every time, because she likes the spirit. But afterwards, she returns home, she lives her life, and is not “Florent Pagny’s sister”. No is not in this delirium. It’s very healthy”.
As for the relationship with his parents, Florent Pagny admits to taking care of it more materially than physically. And this, in the columns of Our time. He says to be “an 85-year-old son of parents, who takes care of the material side and the stewardship as much as possible (…) I take charge, I solve the problems, while my brother and my two sisters are probably more present physically. I arrange for my parents to have a pleasant life, they live in Burgundy and part of the winter in Biarritz. »
As for his romantic relationships, Florent Pagny had a relationship with singer Vanessa Paradis between 1988 and 1991. At the time, their love story caused a stir due to their age difference. Vanessa Paradis was 15 when the singer was 26. In 1993, Florent Pagny married Azucena Caamaño. In 2006, Florent Pagny and the young painter said to each other “Yes”. Together they had two children: Inca (born in 1996) and Aël (born in 1999).
The recent health of Florent Pagny
Florent Pagny announced in January 2022 that he was suffering frominoperable lung cancer. It was through his Instagram account that he announced the terrible news. He announced on his Instagram: “I have just been diagnosed with a tumor in my lungs… A cancerous tumor that is not very sympathetic and cannot be operated on so I have to enter a six-month protocol of chemotherapy and X-rays (…) You all know that the most important in life is health and that when you have a problem it becomes a priority… This is the reason why I will not be able to honor my commitments. »
The singer went bald with sunglasses for the first time. « Je sors du tunnel. I passed the pure chemo, the one that fights, accompanied by rays: heartache for twelve days, it’s no longer a joke! You know, the seasickness you get after you’ve been on dry land for a week. The first two, they were easier combining chemo and immunotherapy. I reacted so well that we accelerated with radiation and harsher chemo (…) The tumor has shrunk a lot. About the size of a good kiwi, I went to a hazelnut after two chemos”, he confessed to our colleagues Gala.