The former boss of Formula 1 saw his companion triumph at the Oscars by winning the statuette for best actress.
Jean Todt experienced immense joy on Sunday in Los Angeles. And this time it has nothing to do with the world of Formula 1 or motorsport. The former president of the FIA indeed saw his wife win the Oscar for best actress for her role in Everything Everywhere All at Oncewinner of the 95th Academy Awards with no less than seven statuettes.
Jean Todt, who shares the life of Michelle Yeoh, for nearly twenty years was obviously present at the ceremony. Despite the discretion that the Malaysian actress and the former boss of the Ferrari team maintain about their relationship, the native of Cantal had poured out in front of the cameras of En aparté, in the fall of 2021, on the genesis of their idyll . A story that began on June 4, 2004 with a meeting in Shanghai. “When I saw her, I fell in love, and then we started a discussion and when I came home, two, three days later, I told my son that I had met Michelle Yeoh. It was he who showed me for the first time, Tiger and Dragon”he confided.
In this film, Michelle Yeoh co-starred with Chow Yun-fat, very close to Michael Schumacher. The latter had then played the coaches in seduction. “I told him about my meeting with Michelle. He told me I had to get her to come and he was the one who told me to text him. He taught me how to text,” he continued. Effective advice given the history that the couple has lived for almost twenty years.