Serial impostor who was dubbed The Chameleon for assuming over 500 false identities, including the in-depth portrayal of a dead American child.
Three of the people he impersonated were missing teenagers.
He grew up in the same country that Napoleon Bonaparte ruled over during the early 1800s.
He was born in Nanterre, Hauts-de-Seine, France. After being raised by his grandparents in Nantes, France, he ran away to Paris.
He never met his father. On August 2007, he married a French woman named Isabelle and together they had four children.