Often regarded as BB, Brigitte Bardot is France’s icon in the entertainment industry where she was a model, actress, and singer whose sex appeals added to her fame from 1952 to 1973. Along the line in her career, she met and became married to 3 different men until she met and married her 4th husband, Bernard d’Ormale in 1992 and has remained in the marriage for 3 decades where they still enjoy their companionship.
Bernard d’Ormale on his own is not famous but his marriage to Brigitte has created in him a man whose fame has reached many shores. Regardless, he is a man who has made success in his career as a businessman in South America and Francophone Africa as well as in film and distribution. He is also an industrialist in the French far-right National Front party.
Meet Brigitte Bardot and Her Husband Bernard d’Ormale
Bernard d’Ormale was born to an Australian mother in 1941 and spent his earliest years in South America. He lived years of his life in Africa where he set up business ventures in textile, film distribution, and aviation.
His wife Brigitte on the other hand was born in 1934 in Paris, France to wealthy parents who were high in business. Her mother encouraged and enrolled her in ballet and later, she turned to become a teenager who had her picture in the magazine at the age of 15. Years passed and she became renowned in acting where she made a remarkable statement with her performance in acting and has appeared in films such as:
Bernard and Brigitte Married Months After They Met
In 1992, Bernard had met Brigitte at dinner and instantly fell in love. In her memoir Initials BB, she exposed that they wasted no time in the quest to start a journey to forever in marriage. They tied the knot on August 16, 1992.
Brigitte Bardot Has Been Married 4 Times
Before Brigitte and Bernard d’Ormale met, she had been married 3 different times to:
Roger Vadim (1952-1957)
He was a film director, screenwriter, and producer who first became married to Brigitte in 1952. The marriage lasted until 1957 before it ended in divorce after Brigitte was accused of cheating on him with 2 men. Before the divorce proceedings were finalized, Bernard d’Ormale’s wife Brigitte had started dating Jean-Louis Tringtignat, an actor who was also married at the time.
Jacques Charrier (1959-1962)
With Jacques Charrier, their love life led to marriage in 1959, and in 1962, it was faced with divorce. Like her, Jacques was an entertainer. He had a life as a French actor, producer, and artist.
Gunter Sachs (1966 – 1969)
He was a wealthy German author, photographer, and industrialist. Following the death of his first wife Annemarie Faure, he went on to marry Brigitte Bardot in 1966 and three years later in 1969, it ended in another divorce. In 2011, she shot himself to death and left a note the suggested that he was suffering from Alzheimer’s disease
She Attempted Suicide 4 Times
Surprisingly, the exact number of her marriages equals the number of times she allegedly tried to commit suicide. This suicide attempt began when she was 16 years old and in love with her first husband, Roger Vadim. Her parents would not let her have the relationship her way and threatened to send her to England if she insisted she wanted to be with her then-lover. She then opted for suicide when she placed her head inside an oven only to be discovered by her parents just in time.
After the birth of her only child, Nicolas in 1960, the former actress tried to end her life when she slit her wrist and had sleeping pills. Other suicide attempts came up but she was able to pull through
Bernad d’Ormale’s Wife Had More Than 100 Lovers
Brigitte did not hide her sexual prowess while being active in entertainment as she was able to have different affairs, enjoying the company of both men and women that can count to 100. This was revealed in a book about the former actress.
Her sexual ecstasy led to her being called the serial seductress, sex goddess, who also saw love in different views and stopped at little to get herself to explore.
Does Brigitte Have A Child With Her Husband?
Brigitte never wanted a child as she would explain in later years. However, her marriage to Jacques Charrier produced a son, Nicolas who she parted ways since his childhood after her divorce from his father. She maintained a life without any other child. However, she is an animal activist who lives with some pets in her home with her husband.
Where is Bernard d’Ormale’s Wife Brigitte Bardot Now?
1n 1973, she left her career in showbiz and has since concentrated on her marital life alongside her love for animals where she has turned herself into an animal rights activist.
Brigitte is also active in politics and other social issues. She further is an active writer known for sharing her views through writings. Some of her thoughts have however landed her in legal battles for her criticism of the Islamic ritual of ram slaughter during Eid al-Adha. She was also fined €5,000 and was convicted in 2004 for inciting racial hatred which she denied.