Zouzou - Updated Mar 2024

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Blida Algeria, France
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Blida Algeria, France


Zouzou is an actress, model, singer, and icon of the 1960s and 1970s. she got famous for her role in Eric Rohmer’s ” Love in the Afternoon “.

Early Life and Childhood

She was born on November 29, 1943, in Blida Algeria, France. Currently, she is 80 years old. Daniele Ciarlet is her real name. She is known by her nickname ” Zouzou”.

She has not revealed anything about her parents or whether she has siblings or not.  Josephine is very private about her personal life and desires to keep her family’s identity hidden and she likes to restrict any information from the media.

Her zodiac sign is Sagittarius. Her nationality is French and her religion is not revealed yet. Sagittarius people are faithful, intelligent, and kind-hearted. She is also very loving sensitive, and multi-talented. There is no information about where she was raised and how she spent her early life.


Zouzou was very talented that’s why she was a singer, model, and actress. She was from French and she completed her bachelor’s at the age of 14 and then enrolled at the Artistic Training Centre of the Académie Charpentier.

We can assume that she completed her schooling education in her hometown. She has kept her education details private. She was dubbed “la twisters” by the French publication Paris Match. Zouzou was one of the liberated young women, represented who were participating in the May 1968 protests.

Zouzou – Net Worth 2024

According to research, her net worth is about $1 Million to $5 Million. Her source of income was acting, singing, and modeling but she was banned for 41 years in her career, and then she gave up. On some of the websites, it is mentioned that she did business which is her earning way.

Career and Professional Life

Zozo used to perform in short films and then she came to international prominence in 1972 in Rohmer’s Love in the Afternoon. She became famous for that movie gained lots of fans and then featured in French movies and TV series throughout the 1970s.

In 1978, she left Paris for the Antilles, where she stayed for seven years while her career slowed down. She made a trip back to France in 1985. Again in 2002, she co-starred with Marie Rousseau and Cyrille Thouvenin in Jean-Claude Moireau’s short movie “Signe Deliver“.

In 2003, her autobiography named Jusqu’ à la Aube (“Until Dawn“) was published by Flammarion. In 2004, her retrospective was organized by Centre Georges Pompidou, and in 2005, she performed at the Sentier des Halles club in Paris.

Movies in which she had rolled are Le Lit De La Vierge in 1970, Love in the Afternoon in 1972, S*P*Y*S in 1974, The Last Woman in 1976, and Sky Riders in 1976.

Drug Addiction

In 1970, Zouzou became addicted to several drugs and heroin. She was then imprisoned for two years in the Fleury-Merogis prison in 1992 and 1994. Her career was hampered by her addiction and then suspended for 41 years in her acting career.

Brand Endorsements

She is not active on social media so she doesn’t promote any products of any brands. Regarding the brands, she sponsored or signed, there is no information at all. Her brand endorsement information is all kept private. Her career was suspended for 41 years so it’s possible she does not have an endorsement in any brands.

Awards and Nomination

There is no information available about her receiving any kind of awards or nominations. if she had continued her acting career then maybe she would have received many awards but she damage her career by herself, being the victim of drug addiction and then being suspended for 41 years in her career.

Relationship Status

Currently, Zozo is single.  Zouzou dated Brian Jones from 1965 to 1966. Besides him, she has dated other boys named Christian Charvet, and Michel Taittinger as well as Jack Nicholson, Dave Davies, and Jean-Paul Goude.

BrianJones Zozo's ex boyfriend source Musicoholics_

Caption: Zozo’s ex-boyfriend BrianJones (Source: Musicoholics)


There are no records of the rumors and scandal related to her relationship and acting career. But she was suspended for being drug addicted and then imprisoned for 2 years which hampered her career forever.

Body Measurements

Gorgeous Zouzou has a slim body type. She was one of the most beautiful actresses with multiple skills. she was loved and attracted by many fans at her time.  She has Dark brown attractive eyes and dark brown straight hair.

Zouzou posing for a photo source pinterest

Caption: Zouzou || posing for a photo ( Source: Pinterest)

Zouzou – Social Media

She is not active on social media like Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and so on. We were unable to identify any accounts belonging to her. We can assume that she prefers to avoid media and much attention from the public.