Married to Claire Fournier, Julian Bugier is a father hen with his two children. Discreet about Lucien and Gabrielle, the journalist made rare confidences.
Julian Bugier would struggle to be more fulfilled. Face of the television news of France 2 since the departure of Marie-Sophie Laccarrau, the journalist also has a busy personal life. For many years, he has been making perfect love with Claire Fournier. “My life is made up of happy coincidences. We met in London when she lived in Tours and I lived in Blois, a few kilometers away”, he confided in the columns of Closer, last February. The couple’s commonalities don’t end there. “We also both have family in Polynesia, which is not common, added Julian Bugier. Besides, before having our children, we undertook this journey to the end of the world, and I decided to propose to her there.
Together, the presenter of France 2 and the economic journalist are the happy parents of two children: Lucien, born in 2011 and Gabrielle, born in 2013. When his daughter was born, the journalist decided to continue working to overcome a tragedy . “I had just lost my father. As in all these moments, we take refuge a little to forget. Me, it was work. I worked a lot at the time, he confided on the Kindergarten set. I was on the France 2 newspapers and also on Europe 1 at the weekend, so I was working H-27. I regret it and if I had to do it again, I wouldn’t do it again.” Usually not very talkative when it comes to talking about his family life, Julian Bugier has made rare confidences in the columns of Tele-Leisure.
Julian Bugier: “Being a good father is above all experiences and moments of happiness”
To our colleagues, he described himself as a father “present and rigorous” about her children’s education. “It hasn’t been that long since I was a student myself so I remember the springs well. At the same time, I don’t put pressure on them, I do a global follow-up and I base everything on trustassured the journalist in the columns of Télé-Loisirs. I took a slap because my son entered 6th grade and I had always said that when that happened, I would have become old! Dad fulfilled therefore, Julian Bugier is also a husband to the angels. “She is a columnist and I am very proud of her. I like to say that I am the husband of Claire Fournier rather than saying that she is the wife of Julian Bugier”, rejoiced the presenter of France 2 with Closer. Together, they founded a family that filled them with happiness.
“I am a fairly present dad, rather cool, but who can sometimes be severe”, explained in June 2020 Julian Bugier at Ciné Télé Revue. And the journalist summarizes his role with Lucien and Gabrielle: “Being a good father is above all experiences and moments of happiness. I like to go on adventures with my children, both around the corner and on the other side of the world. Fatherhood , it’s the construction of memories, whether good or bad”. In the columns of We Two a few months ago, Julian Bugier confided sharing the same passion with his two children. “We travel a little depending on the surf spots: in Brittany, in Morocco, in the South-West…”, he told our colleagues. An United family !