Marine Anne Perrine Le Pen is a French politician and leader of the right-wing party Front National (National Front). She is often likened to American President Donald Trump, and is running for the presidency of France in 2017.
Marine Le Pen was born in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France on August 5th, 1968 to Pierrette Lalanne and Jean-Marie Le Pen, founder of the FN
Le Pen attended lycée Florent Schmitt. She earned a Master of Laws and a Master of Advanced Studies in criminal justice at Panthéon-Assas University in 1991 and 1992.
She is in a domestic partnership with Louis Aliot (since 2009), and has three children with her first husband Franck Chauffroy: Jehanne, Louis, and Mathilde.
Currently, Le Pen is the leader of the National Front since 2011, a member of the European Parliament since 2004, and a Regional Councillor (of Nord-Pas-de-Calais from 1998-2004 and 2010-present, and of Ile de France from 2004-2010) since 1998. She was also a municipal councillor of Hénin-Beaumont 2008 to 2011.