Video blogging: our favorite French vlogs on YouTube

Video blogging - French youtubers - www.MyFrenchLife.orgThese days it’s not uncommon to find blogs about pretty much everything on the Internet, and since the creation of YouTube people have become even more creative. Blogging has been taken to a whole new level with video blogging.

France is no exception to this trend with their vloggers reaching ‘online celebrity’ status. Some are funny, some teach French, some share their experiences, and in just a few minutes you feel like you’ve known them for years!

Best of all, you can have a closer look at how people in France live and think, and as a foreigner, it can also be a helpful tool to improve your French!

Meet some of our favorite French vloggers


Video blogging - French youtubers - www.MyFrenchLife.orgVlogger since 2007, he has over five million followers on his channel Monsieur Dream, which makes his the most popular French channel on YouTube.

Cyprien’s videos portray his daily life with humorous sketches; such as the theft of his laptop, riding le vélib around Paris, his cousin’s gay marriage, and his travels.

Cyprien won the ‘Best Sketch (Collective)’ award for his video `Les Réunions’ and he won the `Video of the Year’ award for `Quand j’etais petit’ in the Web Comedy Awards 2014.


Find Cyprien on his Blog, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Norman ‘fait des videos’

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With over four million followers, Norman is the second most popular French channel on YouTube.

He is known for his short comical videos about diverse topics such as flirting techniques, birthdays, adult websites and smartphone addiction.

Always beginning his videos with his popular phrase “FAUX”, Norman’s peculiar sense of humor and topics are what make him so popular.

His video `Avoir un chat’ won the Best Solo Sketch award in the Web Comedy Awards 2014. He has collaborated with Cyprien and other YouTube celebrities.


Find Norman on his Blog, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Emy ‘Apn9a’

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Emy is the living proof that the French accent is sexy.

On her YouTube channel Apn9a, Emy shares her thoughts, her travels, life experiences, vegan recipes and even offers French lessons.

Languages fascinate her and you can’t help but notice she loves changing her hair color. Most of all, she has an untouchable positive energy.



Find Emy on her Blog, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Dan Rock

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Originally from the U.S., Dan has been living in France for several years and his channel, DanRock, is dedicated to it.

Dan’s perspective as a foreigner makes it easy to relate to him. He shares his impressions and experiences about la vie française and explains how certain things are different from his home country. He even recounts some funny stories about his French.


Find Dan on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Marie (EnjoyPhoenix)

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EnjoyPhoenix is one of the most popular beauty channels in France.

On her YouTube channel, Marie shares tutorials for hair and makeup, as well as advice on fashion and beauty products.

Elle even featured her as one of the ‘20 Best Beauty Youtubers’.


Find Marie on her Blog, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Who is your favorite video blogger? Share your comments with us below, we love hearing from you!

Image credits: 
1. Affiche Zapping Amazing, via Zapping Amazing on Facebook.
2. Cyprien – by Cyprien for Facebook
3. Norman – by Norman on Norman Fait des Videos
4. Emy – by Emy on Antastesia
5. Dan Rock – by Dan on About Me
6. Marie – by Marie for Twitter

About the Contributor

Dalet Vargas

Originally from Mexico, I am a passionate traveler. While living in Australia I met a French man and we've been living in Toulouse, France since 2013. I am looking forward to share some of my French Life with you. You can find me on Google+, Instagram, and my website.

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  1. Gabrielle Dauby Apr 30, 2014 at 4:35 PM - Reply

    Norman and Cyprien are absolutely excellent! I’ve been following them for a few years now, and it’s always a pleasure to watch their videos.

    • Sahara Wilson May 5, 2014 at 10:49 AM - Reply

      So have I, Gabrielle and they are hilarious! It’s nice to have some comic relief that I can pass off as French practice too 😛

      • Dalet Vargas May 5, 2014 at 8:40 PM - Reply

        Couldn’t have said it any better Sahara! And I agree with you both, Norman and Cyprien are awesome, they are always fun to watch!

  2. Shannon Marie May 4, 2014 at 1:41 PM - Reply

    I love Comme Une Francaise with Geraldine. It’s so cute!!!

  3. Julia Greenhalf Mar 4, 2015 at 12:11 PM - Reply

    Merci, Dalet! I’m always looking for some new way to get some listening practice in.. and it so happens that it’s full of laughs! Now I can add these to my list along with Norman!

  4. Paul parisianer Feb 20, 2016 at 10:42 AM - Reply

    Technically none of these channels are Vlogs 🙂
    Vlogs are about daily life like:
    Anil vlog:
    Enjoy Vlogging :
    Le Parisianer :

    • Judy MacMahon Mar 9, 2016 at 4:59 PM - Reply

      Thanks Paul
      yes you are technically correct. Thanks for the links

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