• Valery Lameignère is a French writer best known for his marriage to actress Molly Ringwald.
• Little is known about Valery's age or career, but a few of his works are available on Amazon.
• The couple married in 1999 and divorced in 2002 due to Molly citing cruel and inhuman treatment.
• Molly Ringwald is an American actress and writer born in 1968.
• Molly's net worth is estimated at $11 million as of mid-2019 and she is currently married to Panio Gianopoulos with whom she has three children.

Who is Valery Lameignère?

Valery Lameignère is French and a writer, but is possibly best known to the world as the first husband of the Golden Globe Award-nominated actress, Molly Ringwald. The two were married from 1999 to 2002 when they divorced; they didn’t have children together.

Valery Lameignère Wiki: Age, Career

Valery Lameignère is largely unknown in the media, and if it weren’t for his marriage to Molly, many would never have heard about him. As a result, there is no information when and where Valery was born or anything about his career.

All we know is that he is a writer, and was born in France. Hopefully, more information becomes available about Molly Ringwald’s first husband. However, you can find a few of Valery’s notable works on Amazon.

Relationship with Molly Ringwald, Marriage, and Divorce

Before the two married in 1999, Valery and Molly were engaged for eight years. Their romance developed steadily, and it was on the 28th July 1999 that the two married in the small village of Arcachon near Bordeaux. The two lived in Bordeaux during their married life, but that only lasted for another three years.

Molly filed the divorce papers, citing cruel and inhuman treatment as the reason. Since then, Valery has retreated into obscurity, and hasn’t shared anything in regard to his life, both personal and professional.

Who is Molly Ringwald?

As Valery remains out of the media picture, his ex-wife is in the best years of her career, so let’s bring the information on her closer to you. Born Molly Kathleen Ringwald on the 18th February 1968, in Roseville, California, USA, she is the daughter of the blind pianist Robert Scott Ringwald, who played jazz, and his wife, Adele Edith.

Molly Ringwald

She isn’t a single child as she is a sister to Beth and Kelly, while she also had an older brother who sadly passed away before she was even born. From a very early age she was interested in the performing arts, including music and acting, and as a result made her acting debut in the play “Alice in Wonderland”, when she was just five years old, while when she was six, she recorded a jazz album “I Wanna Be Loved by You” with her father and his band, the Fulton Street Jazz Band. Molly went to Lycée Français de Los Angeles, where she became proficient in the French language.


Before she made her on-screen debut, Molly was showcasing her acting talents on stage, and when she was 10 years old starred in the play “Annie”. The following year she was chosen for the role of Molly Parker in the TV series “Diff’rent Strokes”, and her character later became the subject of the spin-off show “The Facts of Life” (1979-1982).

In 1982, Molly made her breakthrough with the role of Miranda in the film “Tempest,” starring John Cassavetes, Gena Rowlands and Susan Sarandon, and for which she received a Golden Globe Award nomination in the category of New Star of the Year in a Motion Picture- Female.

Molly enjoyed success throughout the ‘80s with roles in such coming of age films as “The Breakfast Club” (1985), “Pretty in Pink” (1986), “The Pick-up Artist” (1987) and others. Her career started to decline in the ‘90s, as she only featured in a few independent films, including “Malicious” (1995), and “Office Killer” (1997).

The 2000s, Recent Projects, and Other Interests

With the start of the 2000s, Molly became focused on her new family, and took a break from acting between 2002 and 2006, since when she has been focused more on television roles.

One of the first such roles she secured was the part of Anne Juergens in the TV series “The Secret Life of the American Teenager” (2008-2013), while in 2014 she starred in the film “Wishin’ and Hopin’”, next to Annabella Sciorra and Sosie Bacon, while in 2016 she starred in the comedy crime-drama film “King Cobra” with Garrett Clayton and Christian Slater. The same year she was Paige Wayney in the TV series “Raising Expectations”, and from 2017 onwards she’s portrayed Marry Andrews in the TV series “Riverdale” (2017-2019).

Molly is now working on several projects, including the films “Pursued” and “Kingfish”, which are yet to receive their premiere dates.

In addition to acting, Molly is also an accomplished writer, with two books published, “Getting the Pretty Back: Friendship, Family, and Finding the Perfect Lipstick (2010), and “When It Happens to You: A Novel in Stories”, published in 2012.

Molly Ringwald Net Worth and Personal Life

Thanks to her success as an actress, Molly’s wealth has increased by a large margin. Do you know how rich she is as of mid- 2019? Sources estimate a net worth of $11 million, likely to grow as she continues in her profession.

To speak of her personal life, Molly, while being married to Valery, started a romantic affair with Panio Gianopoulos, to whom she became pregnant, and gave birth to their first child in 2003, a daughter. In 2007 they married, and in 2009 welcomed twins, a boy and a girl.

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