Yannick Noah


Noah in 2004, photo by Prphotos.com

Place of Birth: Sedan, Grand Est, France

Date of Birth: 18 May, 1960

*Cameroonian (father)
*French (mother)

Yannick Noah is a French professional tennis player, and singer.

Yannick is the son of Marie-Claire Perrier and Zacharie Noah, a professional footballer. His father was Cameroonian, from Yaoundé, Cameroon, and was of the Ewondo group. His mother is French.

Yannick is married to French television producer Isabelle Camus. He has two children, professional basketball player Joakim Noah and model Yelena Noah, with his former wife, Swedish model, Cécilia Rodhe, who was Miss Sweden 1978; two children with his former wife, English model Heather Stewart-Whyte; and a son with Isabelle. Heather is the daughter of Conservative Party activist Doug Stewart-Whyte.

Yannick’s paternal grandfather was named Simon Noah Bikié. Simon was born in Yaoundé, and was a businessperson.

Yannick’s paternal grandmother was named Elisabeth Mekongo. Elisabeth was born in Yaoundé.

Yannick’s maternal grandfather was Marcel Perrier (the son of Louis Léonard Perrier and Célestine Ladame). Marcel was born in Yzeure, Allier, France, and was a poet and teacher. Louis was the son of Louis Perrier and Claudine Boulot. Celestine was the daughter of Eugénie Francine Ladame.

Yannick’s maternal grandmother was Camille Bayet (the daughter of Alfred Lucien Laurent Bayet and Marie Félicitée Lefevre). Camille was born in Haraucourt, Champagne Ardennes, France. Alfred was the son of Augustin Bayet and Marie Clémence Tuot. Yannick’s great-grandmother Marie Félicitée was the daughter of Louis Philippe Lefevre and Marie Anne Maillot.

Source: Genealogy of Yannick Noah – https://gw.geneanet.org

3 Responses

  1. Akwaba says:

    His paternal grandfather was Simon Noah Bikié, a businessman, and his paternal grandmother was Elisabeth Mekongo.

    His maternal grandfather, Marcel Perrier, was born in Yzeure, Allier, France and was a poet and teacher. His maternal grandmother, Camille Bayet, was from Haraucourt, Champagne Ardennes, France.


  2. Akwaba says:

    His father was from the Ewondo ethnic group

  3. andrew says:


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