Paul Henri Nargeolet (born 2 March 1946) is a France-based explorer. He is best known for being a Tiantic expert and even earned the nickname “Mr. Titanic”.
On 18 June 2023, he went missing along with the other crew members of the Titanic Submersible. It was a tourist trip that usually showcases the wreckage of the Titanic ship. Read the entire article to know more about his wiki, age, net worth, wife, bio, children, family, ethnicity, parents, siblings, nationality, religion, facts, etc.
Paul Henri Nargeolet Wiki/Biography
Born in a French family in Chamonix, France, Paul Henri Nargeolet celebrates his birthday on the 2nd of March. His nickname is Paul or Mr. Titanic and his zodiac sign is Pisces. While he completed basic high schooling, it is believed that he hasn’t attended a college or university.
|Paul Henri Nargeolet
|Paul, Mr. Titanic
|77 [as of 2023]
|Date of Birth
|2 March 1946
|Collecting artifacts from Titanic wreck site
Paul Henri Nargeolet Wife & Family
Paul Henri Nargeolet is a married man. H tied the knot with an American broadcast journalist named Michele Marsh.
She actively worked in the journalism profession for more than 25 years. However, she sadly passed away in October 2017 due to breast cancer. She was best known for working for WCBS-TV and WNBC-TV.
Though it is known if Paul was previously married to another person, we know that it was Marsh’s second marriage. She took divorce from her first husband Nathaniel Price Paschall. Further, she even had a son with him named John.
His ethnicity is French whereas his nationality is unavailable. Though he was born in France, he spent his childhood in the Moroccan city of Casablanca. Eventually, he moved to Paris to finish his high school graduation.
However, he hasn’t shared even a single piece of information about his father, mother, or siblings on the public forum yet.
Paul Henri Nargeolet Age, Height & More
Paul Henri Nargeolet’s age is 77 as of 2023. He stands 5 feet 9 inches tall and his weight is around 68 kg. Henry has brown eyes and greyish hair. His body stats are not revealed but his shoe size is 9.5 (US).
Paul Henri Nargeolet kickstarted his career by joining the French Navy in 1964. At that time, he was just around 20.
Throughout his stay at the Navy, he is best known for specializing in diving, mine clearance, and deep water intervention. Though he was initially given a small job role, he was promoted to the role of a Commander in the 1970s.
As a part of this position, he was head of the Groupment de Plongeurs Demineurs de Cherbourg. After a few years, he piloted intervention submarines by being a part of the Underwater Intervention Group.
During his twenty-year service in the Navy, he discovered a Roman wreck, DHC-5 Buffalo, and much more. He left the Navy to join IFREMER after being asked about diving into the wreck of the Titanic.
Over the next ten years, he piloted dives to the Titanic four times and collected various artifacts from the wreck site. Further, he even discovered the French ship Lune that sank in 1664 near Toulon.
In January 1996, he joined the company Aqua+ as an executive director. The company started with the aim to produce underwater films. During his seven-year stay, he worked on underwater missions of two submarines.
As per his Linkedin account, he remained self-employed for around three years between 2004 and 2007. Eventually, he joined Premier Exhibitions’ RMS Titanic in the job position of Director of the Underwater Research Program.
The company actively organizes traveling exhibitions to the Titanic wreck site for various tourists. Over the past 15 years, he took over 35 dives and found over six thousand artifacts.
The Titanic Tourist Submersible went missing on 18 June 2023 in the Atlantic Ocean. It included Paul in the crew team along with notable tourist personalities such as Hamish Harding, Stockton Rush, Shahzada Dawood, etc.
Paul Henri Nargeolet Net Worth
Paul Henri Nargeolet has amassed an estimated net worth of $725 million. He made a huge fortune through various income sources.
He mostly earned millions for his contributions of the artifacts from the Titanic wreck site. Also, he played a great role in discovering the wreck sites of various ships.
Further, he gets paid a lumpsum amount of money in the form of salaries from the company Premier Exhibitions with respect to his job role and experience.
- He was previously the director of Michigan University’s CMURM.
- He has more than almost 500 followers with 358 followers on Linkedin.
- As per IMDb, he worked in a few Titanic-related documentaries such as Titanic: Anatomy of a Disaster (1997), Titanic: Answer from the Abyss (1999), Deep Inside The Titanic (1999), etc.
- Leaving Linkedin, he doesn’t use other social media platforms.
- His current residence is in South Kent, CT.
FAQs about Paul Henri Nargeolet
Paul Henri Nargeolet is an explorer from France.
He is currently 77 years old.
He was married to Michelle Marsh.
Yes, he is believed to be worth around $725 million.
Image source: Paul Henry Nargeolet’s Linkedin account.