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Jacques-Yves Cousteau was born on 11 June, 1910 in Saint-André-de-Cubzac, Gironde, France, is a producer,director,writer. At 87 years old, Jacques-Yves Cousteau height is 5 ft 8 in (175.0 cm).

Now We discover Jacques-Yves Cousteau's Biography, Age, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of net worth at the age of 87 years old?

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Occupation producer,director,writer
Jacques-Yves Cousteau Age 87 years old
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Born 11 June 1910
Birthday 11 June
Birthplace Saint-André-de-Cubzac, Gironde, France
Date of death 25 June, 1997
Died Place Paris, France
Nationality France

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Who Is Jacques-Yves Cousteau's Wife?

His wife is Francine Triplet (28 June 1991 - 25 June 1997) ( his death) ( 2 children), Simone Cousteau (12 July 1937 - 2 December 1990) ( her death) ( 2 children)

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Wife Francine Triplet (28 June 1991 - 25 June 1997) ( his death) ( 2 children), Simone Cousteau (12 July 1937 - 2 December 1990) ( her death) ( 2 children)
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Jacques-Yves Cousteau Net Worth

He net worth has been growing significantly in 2021-22. So, how much is Jacques-Yves Cousteau worth at the age of 87 years old? Jacques-Yves Cousteau’s income source is mostly from being a successful Producer. He is from France. We have estimated Jacques-Yves Cousteau's net worth , money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2022 $1 Million - $5 Million
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Source of Income Producer

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Society of Operating Cameramen, (SOC) Recipient, Governors Award (1996).


In 1990 he launched a worldwide petition campaign to save Antarctica from mineral exploitation. His effort was successful when nations from around the world agreed to the protection of Antarctica from all exploitation.


Then in 1989 he was elected to the Académie Française.


Then, in 1988, he was inscribed in the UN Environmental Programme's Global 500 Roll of Honor of Environmental Protection and received the National Geographic Society's Centennial Award.


He received the US Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1985.


Lost his younger son, Philippe, in a seaplane crash in 1979.


In 1977, the United Nations awarded him the International Environmental Prize.


In 1968, The Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau was launched on ABC in the United States and became a worldwide sensation. Through more than 115 television films and 50 books, Captain Cousteau opened up the wonder and mystery of the oceans to millions of households. During this time he was joined by his youngest son Philippe Cousteau Sr. who went on to direct, produce and film 26 episodes of the Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau as well as his own 6-part series Oasis in Space. Throughout his career, Jacques received numerous honors and awards for his work.


In 1964 he won his second Academy Award with the film World Without Sun.


On April 19, 1961, President John F. Kennedy presented the National Geographic Society's Gold Medal to Captain Jacques Cousteau. He was also recognized as a Chevalier of the Legion of Honor for his service in the French Résistance during WWII. He was the Director of the Oceanographic Museum of Monaco for thirty years as well as a member of the US Academy of Sciences.


Three years later in 1956, Jacques along with his co-director, a young Louis Malle, turned the book into a film also called The Silent World.

It was a global phenomenon winning a Palm D'Or at the Cannes Film Festival in 1956 and an Academy Award that same year as well.


In 1953 Jacques released a book called The Silent World.


In 1950, he converted a former wooden hulled minesweeper called Calypso into an oceanographic vessel, equipped with instruments for diving and scientific research.


Seeking a way to explore underwater longer than a single lung-full of air would allow, he partnered with an engineer Emile Gagnan to co-invent the Aqualung, what became known as Scuba (Self-Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus) in 1943, and the world was changed forever. Now, for the first time, people could explore the ocean freely. After World War II, Cousteau, along with naval officer Philippe Tailliez and diver Frédéric Dumas, became known as the " mousquemers " (musketeers of the sea) as they carried out diving experiments.


In 1936, near the port of Toulon, he went swimming underwater with goggles for the first time and his life was changed forever.


He entered the naval academy in 1930, was graduated and became a gunnery officer. Then, while he was training to be a pilot, a serious car accident ended his aviation career. In order to rehabilitate his body, he was told to swim regularly in the Mediterranean.


Jacques-Yves Cousteau was born on June 11, 1910, in Saint-André-de-Cubzac (Gironde) in France.