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Celebrities in Nice

Celebrities in Nice: several famous personalities were born in Nice, others lived there for a while, others were only passing and others took up residence in this magnificent city of Nice.

Nice was the cradle of singers, actors and other renowned artists. Gilbert Bécaud was born here as well as the singer Jenifer or the guitarist Jean Félix Lalanne. For other stars, Nice was the place where they bowed out forever. This is the case of Georges Moustaki, the dancer Isadora Duncan and many others.

Nice was also the den of several well-known artists like Chagall who owned a workshop there. A Nice museum dedicated to art is named after him. Another painter, Henri Matisse, also lived here and a museum was also baptized in his honor. The sculptor César had one of his workshops in Nice and one of his major works is also exhibited on the forecourt of the Town Hall. Auguste Renoir also lived in Nice as well as several other great artists.

The popularity of Nice among celebrities is not new and it never fades till today. The singer Elton John has a villa in the neighborhood of Mont Boron and stays there regularly. The Beckham family, Liz Hurley and Joan Collins are unconditional fans of the city. Tina Turner, meanwhile, settled not far from Nice, near Villefranche. Sean Connery patronizes regularly Nice although he does not have a residence there unlike other stars like Bono de U2, Laurent Voulzy, Didier Deschamps who are the lucky owners of magnificent residences in the vicinity of Nice.

The French Riviera has always enjoyed a certain reputation among wealthy businessmen and stars. Cannes is distinguished by the presence of several celebrities on its soil, but Nice also can can claim to be the refuge of stars.

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