Philippe Pozzo Di Borgo Net Worth and Salary

Have you watched the movie, Upside down? If not, you should definitely watch it. It is based on the life of Philippe Pozzo di Borgo. Borgo is a renowned Corsican French businessman who obtained immense admiration for his book Le Second Souffle.

He is also an owner of a hotel in Paris called hôtel particulier. Besides that, Borgo has also served as the Director of Pommery.

Philippe Pozzo Di Borgo Net Worth and Salary

Philippe has an astounding net worth of $25 million as of 2024. A significant amount of his earnings comes from being the director of Pommery. Besides that, he also inherited a subsequent amount from his family.

His best seller book and the royalties from Intouchable also adds up to his wealth. He has, however, not disclosed his salary details.

Philippe Pozzo Di Borgo Net Worth
Net Worth$25 million
Estimated SalaryUnder Review
Current ResidenceMorocco
Last Updated2024

Philippe Pozzo Di Borgo Age

When do you predict Philippe was born? Pozzo Di Borgo took birth on February 14, 1951. Hence, he has turned 73 years old as of 2024.

Since Philippe is of mature age, he likes to celebrate a quiet birthday alongside his family and close friends on February 14. Moving towards his zodiac sign, Philippe is a Aquarius.

Height and Weight

Philippe Pozzo Di Borgo has a height of 5 feet 8 inches, while his body weight is 62 kg. Since Borgo was unable to walk after his accident, he can’t engage in heavy workouts and exercises. He does perform gentle exercises with the help of his physiotherapist.

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Borgo is provided with only nutritious food. Moreover, he is a diabetic patient, so he avoids carbs and sugar.

Philippe Pozzo Di Borgo  Salary

Parents and Education

Philippe Pozzo di Borgo was born in a wealthy family to the French duke Pozzo di Borgo and Marquis de Vogue. Even though his birthplace is Tunis, Tunisia, he moved a lot as a kid and lived in Paris, Amsterdam, Corsica, Trinidad, London, Morocco, and Algeria.

Di Borgo has an older sibling called 7th count Pozzo di Borgo. After the completion of his education, he started to work at Moët and Chandon as their manager.

Career in Pommery

Philippe worked as director at the Pommery. It is a Champagne house commenced by Alexandre Louis Pommery and  Narcisse Greno. 


In 1993, di Borgo underwent an accident while paragliding at the Swiss Alps in the Savoyard reliefs of Montée de Bisanne. After which, he became a diabetic quadriplegic that caused paralysis. After his accident, he tried to suicide by encasing an oxygen tube around his neck.

Abdel Sellou

About one year into his accident, Philippe hired Abdel Sellou young as a caregiver. At that time, Abdel was twenty-one years old while Philippe was forty-one.

In Abdel, di Borgo found a friend who provided him the will to live. His book, Le Second Souffle, is based on his relationship with Abdel Sellou.

Marriage and Kids

Di Borgo has been married twice. He married his first wife, Béatrice Henriette Lucie, on June 30, 1973. After three years of his accident, his wife died of cancer.

The couple has adopted two kids: a boy and a girl. It was done after Henriette had to undergo five miscarriages.

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Pozzo again found love in the form of his second wife, Khadija Najimi. The couple first got acquainted in Morocco.

As of now, the happy couple lives in Essaouira, Morocco, along with their three children.


  • Pozzo is the sponsor of UP for Humanness, which is an association working for a humane community.
  • Borgo became the godfather of Soulager Mais pas tuer, which organizes campaigns against euthanasia, in 2015.
  • Philippe sold his right to Pozzo Di Borgo Hotel in 2010.

Tabular Bio/Wiki

Quick Info
Real NamePhilippe Pozzo Di Borgo
Nick NamePhilippe
Age73 years old
Date of BirthFebruary 14, 1951
Family NameBorgo
Place of OriginTunis, Tunisia
Birth SignAquarius
Fluently SpeaksEnglish, French
Family Details
DadPozzo di Borgo
MomMarquis de Vogue
Brother(s)7th count Pozzo di Borgo
High SchoolWill Update
Academic QualificationNot Mentioned
Physical Stats
Height in Feet5 feet 8 inches
Weight in Kg62 kg
Height in Meter1.7 m
Weight in Lbs136 lbs
Shoe Size (US)10
Tattoo(s)Not Yet
Hair ColorDark Brown
Eye ColorBrown
Marital StatusMarried
WifeKhadija Najimi
Media Presence None

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