Patrick Bruel is a French singer, actor, and professional poker player of Jewish descent.
In 2003, he had his last name officially changed to BruelBenguigui, his stage name with his birthname, before his partner, the writer and playwright Amanda Sthers, gave birth to his first child, Oscar, onAugust. OnSeptember 2004, he wed the 24yearold Sthers it is his first marriage. His second child, Lon was born onSeptember 2005. The couple separated in 2007.