1- Isaach de Bankolé was born on in Abidjan in Ivory Coast. He is 60 years old
2- His name in the civil status is Zachari Bankolé
3- His parents, emigrants to Côte d’Ivoire, come from Porto Novo in Benin and his grandparents from Nigeria.
4- He holds a master’s degree in maths and a pilot’s license
5- He made his film debut in 1986, with Thomas Gilou’s Black Mic-Mac for which he won the César for the best male hope in 1987
6- He was married to the American jazz singer, Cassandra Wilson.
7- In 2008, he was promoted Knight of the Legion of Honor by the French Minister of Culture Christine Albanel.
8- Isaach de Bankolé has two daughters: Aisha and Shade
9- Isaach de Bankolé has in several films and series to know: 24h Chrono (Season 7), Royal Casino (James Bond), Black Panther
10- He was ranked among the “100 personalities of the African diaspora” by Jeune Afrique