Diane Kruge Dating : Diane is a German & American actor. Early in her career, she gained global recognition and received the Trophee Chopard from The Cannes Film Festival. She became popular for her portrayal of Helen in the movie Troy, an archivist at the National Archives in National Treasure and its sequel, a German actress in a war film by Quentin Tarantino, Inglorious Basterds, and playing an undocumented immigrant in Unknown. Diane made her German debut in In the Fade in 2017 and received Best Actress at Cannes Film Festival Award.
Diane was born on July 15, 1976, in West Germany to Maria Theresa & Hans-Heinrich Heidkruger. She went to a Catholic school and was raised a Roman Catholic. Diane was brought up in West Germany, along with her younger brother Stefan. Diane wanted to become a ballerina when she was a child and did an audition for the Royal Ballet School in London. Due to a knee injury, her ballet dream was cut short. Later, she shifted to Paris and started working as a model & learning French.
Diane was representing Germany in Elite Model Look in 1993. Her height was not ideal for modeling; she did manage to get bookings for modeling jobs. She did an advertisement for YSL, Salvatore Ferragamo, Chanel, Jil Sander, Giorgio Armani, Burberry & Louis Vuitton. She even walked the ramp for Marc Jacobs, Sonia Rykiel, and D&G. Diane graced the covers of fashion magazines like Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan, and Vogue Paris. Later she stopped modeling to pursue acting as a career. Kruger made her first appearance in The Piano Player in 2002, a TV film. The same year, she worked in her husband’s Mon Idole, his directorial debut.
Diane’s big role was that of playing Helen in the epic film Troy. She co-stars with Nicolas Cage in National Treasure in 2004 and the sequel in 2007. Diane hosted the opening & closing ceremonies of the Cannes Film Festival in 2007. She was a jury member at the Berlin Film Festival in 2008. Quentin Tarantino cast her as a German actor who turns spy in Inglorious Basterds. For her performance, she got nominations for Screen Actors Guild for Best Supporting Actress, Golden Globe Awards, & Outstanding Performance by a Cast of a Motion Picture.
Diane played the role of an undocumented Bosnian immigrant and Liam Neeson in the Unknown in 2011. She got the role of Marie Antoinette after Eva Green quit the French film Les Adieux a la Reine. She was made one of the jury members for the main competition at the 2015 Venice Film Festival. Kruger made her German film debut in the thriller In the Fade in 2017. She replaced Marion Cotillard in The 355, a spy film.
Diane Kruger Dating / Personal Life
Diane started dating French actor Guillaume Canet in 1999; they married in 2001. They divorced in 2006; Diane stated that marriage didn’t work because their work commitments kept them in different parts of the world. Diane was in a relationship with Joshua Jackson for ten years, from 2006-2016.
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Kruger met Norman Reedus in 2015 while working on the film Sky. They started dating in 2016. They are in a relationship with each other and have a daughter together.
Diane Kruger’s net worth is $24 million.
Q: What languages does Diane Kruger speak?
A: Diane is fluent in English, French & German. Diane’s mother sent her to London on student exchange programs when she was a teenager to learn English.
Q: How does Diane meet her current partner?
A: Kruger met her current partner Norman Reedus while filming Sky in 2015; at the time of filming, she was dating Joshua Jackson.
Q: Who did Diane Kruger marry?
A: Diane was married to French actor & director Guillaume Canet for five years.
Q: Do Norman & Diane have any kids?
A: Yes, they have a daughter together, born in 2018.