Renowned ballet dancer best known as a principal for the Paris Opera. He has since starred in a number of popular shows including Cinderella, Romeo and Juliet, and Don Quixote.
In 1987, he entered the Paris Opera Dance School and then, in 1993, he joined the Paris Opera ballet.
A competitive dancer, he won the junior bronze medal at the 1994 International Ballet Competition.
In 2011, he married fellow ballet dancer Aurélie Dupont. The pair have two sons, Jacques, who was born prior to their marriage, and George.
He worked alongside Benjamin Millepied while he served as the director of the ballet of the Paris Opera.