Benjamin Millepied Dumped Ballerina Isabella Boylston for Natalie Portman

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French dancer and choreographer Benjamin Millepied joined his wife Natalie Portman at the 2018 L.A. Dance Project’s Gala at Hauser & Wirth in Los Angeles. They posed for pictures with Ava Phillippe and Reese Witherspoon.

Ava Phillippe, Reese Witherspoon, Natalie Portman, and her husband Benjamin Millepied at the 2018 L.A. Dance Project’s GalaAva Phillippe, Reese Witherspoon, Natalie Portman, and her husband Benjamin Millepied at the 2018 L.A. Dance Project’s Gala at Hauser & Wirth in Los Angeles on October 20, 2018

The American/Israeli actress met her husband while playing the lead in 2010’s Black Swan. She gave her partner a shout-out when accepting the Best Actress Oscar for her performance in the movie.

Natalie Portman says meeting her husband Benjamin Millepied was the best part of making "Black Swan"Natalie Portman says meeting her husband Benjamin Millepied was the best part of making “Black Swan”

“So many people helped me prepare for this role,” she said then, including her “beautiful love” in her list of acknowledgments. “Benjamin Millepied, who choreographed the film and has now given me my most important role in my life,” she gushed. At the time, she was pregnant with their son, Aleph Portman-Millepied.

Net Worth:$3 million
Full Name:Benjamin Millepied
Born:June 10, 1977, in Bordeaux, France
Dating:He left his live-in girlfriend Isabella Boylston in 2009 and started dating Natalie Portman. They were married in August 2012.
Kids:Amalia Millepied and Aleph Portman-Millepied.
Weight:68 kg (150 lb)
Shoe Size:6.5 (US) / 37 (EU)
Height:5′ 10″ (178 cm)
Nationality:French
Source of Wealth:Professional ballet dancer
Ethnicity/Race:In an interview with an Israeli newspaper, he indicated that he is converting to Judaism

After meeting Natalie on the set of Black Swan, Benjamin Millepied dumped his longtime, live-in girlfriend, dancer Isabella Boylston. At the time, they were living in an apartment in NYC’s East Village.

Benjamin Millepied's ex-girlfriend Isabella Boylston in a Valentino Spring 2017 dressBenjamin Millepied’s ex-girlfriend Isabella Boylston in a Valentino Spring 2017 dress at the premiere Red Sparrow at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall in New York City on February 26, 2018

In May 2015, the couple joined Lupita Nyong’o in gracing the opening ceremony and the premiere of La Tete Haute (Standing Tall) at the 68th annual Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France.

Natalie Portman wearing De Grisogono drop earringsNatalie Portman wearing De Grisogono drop earrings

If Lupita gave us our princess moment, Natalie was the one who brought the old Hollywood glamour.

Natalie Portman at the opening ceremony and premiere of “La Tete Haute” (“Standing Tall”)Natalie Portman at the opening ceremony and premiere of “La Tete Haute” (“Standing Tall”) held during the 68th annual Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France, on May 13, 2015

Though predictably in Dior, the 33-year-old actress was a sight for sore eyes in a red strapless column gown.

Natalie Portman posing on the red carpet as husband Benjamin Millepied looks onNatalie Portman posing on the red carpet as husband Benjamin Millepied looks on

A notch at the pointed bustline added a bit of an edge while De Grisogono drop earrings upped the glam factor. Classic waves and neutral-toned makeup kept Natalie’s look clean and elegant.

Husband-and-wife Benjamin Millepied and Natalie Portman on the famous stairs of the Cannes Film FestivalHusband-and-wife Benjamin Millepied and Natalie Portman on the famous stairs of the Cannes Film Festival

Closeup of Benjamin Millepied and Natalie Portman's shoesCloseup of Benjamin Millepied and Natalie Portman’s shoes

While we love Natalie’s look, we were a bit disappointed to see that she repeated the black satin sandals she just wore in her last red carpet appearance.

Not that there’s anything wrong with repeating shoes, but considering this is the Cannes Film Festival, we were hoping for something really special. If Lupita got a custom-made Gucci look from head-to-toe, shouldn’t Natalie as Dior’s brand ambassador have gotten one, too?

We found the gold version of Natalie’s shoes last time, so this time, we found this lower-cost alternative:

Via Spiga “Tiara” Sandals, $124.98 – $275.00 at Zappos

Via Spiga "Tiara" Sandals

Credit: Dave Bedrosian / Future Image / IPA / KIKA / WENN / Apega / Ivan Nikolov

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