Laurent Bourgeois - Biography
Last Modified: Oct 15, 2020
|Born on :||December 6, 1988 (age 32)|
|Birth Name /
|Laurent Nicolas Bourgeois|
|Birth Place:||Sarcelles, Paris, France|
Larry Bourgeois (Twin brother)
|Ethnicity:||Multi-ethnic (African, Others)|
|Height:||1.93 meter (6 feet 4 inch)|
|Hair Color:||Dark Brown|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
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Who is Laurent Bourgeois?
Laurent Bourgeois is a dancer, choreographer, model, producer, creative director, actor, designer by profession and French by nationality. Along with his identical twin brother Larry Nicolas Bourgeois, he is known as the Les Twins.
Laurent Bourgeois – Bio, Age, Parents, Siblings
Laurent Bourgeois’ birth took place on December 6, 1988, in Sarcelles, Paris, France. He was born as Laurent Nicolas Bourgeois. He is not the only child of his parents and has 8 siblings, among which he and his identical twin brother, Larry Nicolas Bourgeois are the youngest.
young Laurent Bourgeois, Larry Bourgeois (Pinterest)
The twins did not receive any formal dance lessons and instead learned to dance by observing other breakers, lockers, and poppers and self-teaching. They began to perform in concerts and musicals at the age of 12.
According to WAD Magazine, “They were born dancers. They walked at 5 months, seriously moved their bodies at 18 months old, and at 9 they showed off steps they had invented to youngsters twice their age in their neighborhood."
Other details of his early life including that of his mother, father, education, and childhood are still unknown to the public.
His ethnicity includes African, among others.
Laurent Bourgeois – Girlfriend, Wife, Children
Laurent Bourgeois is currently believed to be a single man. Not much is known about his dating life including that of his former girlfriend. He is unmarried, sans wife and children.
Laurent Bourgeois – Career
The Les Twins gained attention after they defeated French street dancers Joseph Go and Meech Onomo at the semi-finals of Juste Debout. They went on to compete and reach the finals of Season 3 of Incroyable Talent.
And in August 2010, a video of them performing on the World of Dance tour in San Diego went viral on YouTube, giving them new opportunities. They made their US debut via The Ellen DeGeneres Show on November 9, 2010.
Career takes off
In the year 2011 Larry Nicolas and Laurent Bourgeois won Juste Debout, performed with Beyoncé at Billboard Music Awards, the U.K.'s Glastonbury Festival, the BET Awards, and the Good Morning America Summer Concert Series.
Over the years Laurent Bourgeois and his twin have danced on the Michael Jackson: The Immortal World Tour, Everybody Dance!, The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour, On the Run Tour, to name a few. As choreographers, they have worked in the song Jump, video game Just Dance 2.
Shows, Acting, Modeling
The Les Twins are signed with NEXT Model Management in Paris and has worked with national and international brands- New Era, Benetton, Givenchy, H&M, Adidas, Pioneer Steez, EMOBILE, 25 Magazine, Beats By Dre, Hewlett-Packard and have walked at 2010 Paris Fashion Week - Jean Paul Gaultier Fall 2010 Men’s Collection.
Laurent Bourgeois has appeared in 2019 films Men in Black: International, Cats, and Homecoming. They have also had appearances on the shows The Arsenio Hall Show (2014), So You Think You Can Dance (2014), The Queen Latifah Show (2015), World of Dance (2017), Révolution (2018).
Laurent Bourgeois – Awards, Nominations
Laurent Bourgeois has been nominated for 2015 Teen Choice Awards, 2015 World of Dance Industry Awards, 2011 Youth Rocks Awards and has won 2012 Hip Hop International, 2014 World of Dance Industry Awards, 2017 World of Dance, among others.
Laurent Bourgeois – Net Worth, Salary
The Les Twins’ net worth is estimated to be well over $4 million but there have been estimates on their annual salary.
Laurent Bourgeois – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
On social media, Laurent Bourgeois is active on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram with millions of followers and counting.
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