Serial impostor who was dubbed The Chameleon for assuming over 500 false identities, including the in-depth portrayal of a dead American child.
He was born in Nanterre, Hauts-de-Seine, France. After being raised by his grandparents in Nantes, France, he ran away to Paris.
Three of the people he impersonated were missing teenagers.
He never met his father. On August 2007, he married a French woman named Isabelle and together they had four children.
He grew up in the same country that Napoleon Bonaparte ruled over during the early 1800s.