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Philippe Cousteau Jr.

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Education  University of St Andrews
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Full Name  Philippe-Pierre Jacques-Yves Arnault Cousteau Jr.
Born  January 20, 1980 (age 37) (1980-01-20) Santa Monica, California, U.S.
Alma mater  University of St Andrews (M.A.)
Occupation  Environmental Advocate, Author, Speaker, TV Host
Relatives  Alexandra Cousteau (sister)Jacques-Yves Cousteau (grandfather)
Spouse  Ashlan Gorse Cousteau (m. 2013)
Parents  Philippe Cousteau, Jan Cousteau
Movies and TV shows  Xploration Awesome Planet, All in for the 99%
Books  Follow the Moon Home: A, Going Blue: A Teen Gui, The Shark: Splendid Savage o, Make a Splash!: A Kid's Gui, Make a Splash!: a Kid S Gui
Similar  Ashlan Gorse Cousteau, Jacques Cousteau, Philippe Cousteau, Alexandra Cousteau, Jean‑Michel Cousteau

Philippe-Pierre Jacques-Yves Arnault Cousteau Jr. is the son of Philippe Cousteau and the grandson of Jacques-Yves Cousteau. Cousteau has continued the work of his father and grandfather by educating the public about environmental and conservation issues.


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Early life

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He was born in Santa Monica, California in 1980 to Jan Cousteau, the widow of Philippe Cousteau, who died six months before the birth; he is the grandson of Jacques-Yves Cousteau. Philippe grew up in France and the United States. He graduated from St. Andrews University in Scotland where he earned an M.A. in History.


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In 2000, he co-founded EarthEcho International with his mother Jan Cousteau and his sister Alexandra Cousteau. EarthEcho International is based in Washington, D.C., and its mission is to "empower youth to take action that protects and restores our water planet."

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In 2007, he co-founded Azure Worldwide, an environmental consulting, development, marketing and media company which was the successor to his earlier for-profit venture, Thalassa Ventures Corporation.

From 2008–2011, Cousteau served as Chief Ocean Correspondent for Animal Planet. He has co-hosted a series called Oceans on BBC Two, and has served a correspondent on CNN and for the public radio show, Living on Earth.

In 2010, he spent a great deal of time covering the BP Oil Spill with ABC’s Good Morning America and Sam Champion and later CNN. Cousteau was the first person to scuba dive on television into the spill.

In May 2012, Cousteau and AdvisorShares launched an exchange-traded fund (ETF) called the AdvisorShares Global Echo ETF Exchange focused on sustainable investing; the fund said it would donate a portion of the fund management fees to Global Echo Foundation, a nonprofit co-founded by Cousteau.

From 2010 through 2014 Cousteau was a Special Correspondent for CNN International and the host of Going Green, a series that explored critical conservation issues around the world. In addition, Cousteau hosted Expedition Sumatra for CNN in 2013, an 8-part series exploring the deforestation crisis in Sumatra, Indonesia.

In September 2014, Cousteau started hosting a TV show, Xploration Awesome Planet, and in 2015 was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award in the "Outstanding Lifestyle/ Travel/ Children’s Series Host" category.

He has lectured at the UN, Harvard University and other institutions on environmental issues, and has served on the Board of Directors of the Ocean Conservancy, National Environmental Education Foundation and the Marine Conservation Institute.

Personal life

Cousteau married entertainment journalist Ashlan Gorse on September 25, 2013 in a civil ceremony at the City Hall of the 8th arrondissement in Paris, and had a second ceremony on September 28, 2013 at the Château d’Esclimont in Saint-Symphorien-le-Château.


Cousteau has co-written two books, Going Blue and Make a Splash. Going Blue won five awards. His latest book, Follow the Moon Home, was released in 2016.


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