(21 September 2004 - 2007) (2 children)
In 2003, he had his last name officially changed to Bruel-Benguigui, his stage name with his birthname, before his partner, the writer and playwright, Amanda Sthers gave birth to his first child, Oscar, on 19 August. On 21 September 2004, he wed the 24-year-old Sthers; it is his first marriage. His second child, Léon was born on 28 September 2005. The couple separated in 2007.