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Philippe Cousteau Jr. is an environmental advocate, author, speaker, and television host. He is the son of Philippe Cousteau Sr., the grandson of Jacques-Yves Cousteau, and the great-grandson of Pierre-Arnault Cousteau. He is the founder and president of EarthEcho International, a non-profit organization dedicated to inspiring youth to take action for a sustainable future. Cousteau Jr. has been featured in numerous television programs, including the Emmy-nominated series Expedition Earth, and has written several books, including the New York Times bestseller My Father, the Captain: My Life with Jacques Cousteau. He has also been a guest speaker at numerous events, including the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen. Cousteau Jr. is a passionate advocate for the environment and has been recognized for his work with numerous awards, including the United Nations Environment Programme's Global 500 Award, the National Wildlife Federation's Conservation Achievement Award, and the National Geographic Society's Centennial Award.

Popular As Philippe-Pierre Jacques-Yves Arnault Cousteau Jr.
Occupation Environmental Advocate, Author, Speaker, TV Host
Age 44 years old
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Born 20 January, 1980
Birthday 20 January
Birthplace Santa Monica, California, U.S.
Nationality United States

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Who Is Philippe Cousteau Jr.'s Wife?

His wife is Ashlan Gorse (m. 2013)

Parents Philippe Cousteau Jan Cousteau
Wife Ashlan Gorse (m. 2013)
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Philippe and his wife Ashlan Gorse Cousteau currently co-star in the Travel Channel series Caribbean Pirate Treasure, the second season of which is scheduled to air in 2018. The show won the Cynopsis TV Award for the best adventure reality series after its first season.


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. In January 2017, he gave a TED Talk at TEDx Pennsylvania Ave in Washington, DC.


In 2016, Ashlan and Philippe produced and co-starred in an hour-long documentary for Discovery Channel's Shark Week called Nuclear Sharks, which looked at how grey reef sharks in Bikini Atoll were able to recover from nuclear testing in the 1940s and 50s.

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.


In 2015, Cousteau and his wife Ashlan traveled to Nepal to film wild Bengal tigers in partnership with the World Wildlife Fund and the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation; this led to a series about the expedition entitled Treasures of the Terai which aired online at and KTLA.


Since 2014, Cousteau has been the host and executive producer of Xploration Awesome Planet, a series syndicated on FOX and Hulu. In 2015 he was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award in the "Outstanding Lifestyle/ Travel/ Children’s Series Host" category..


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. They have one daughter (born in May 2019)


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 its fund management fees to philanthropic projects around the world, including the Panzi Hospital in Eastern Congo (which focuses on the treatment and empowerment of women).


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.

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 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 2007–2009, Cousteau served as Chief Ocean Correspondent for Animal Planet, and appeared on Ocean's Deadliest and Springwatch. 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 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."


Philippe-Pierre Jacques-Yves Arnault Cousteau Jr. (born January 20, 1980) is the son of Philippe Cousteau and the grandson of Jacques Cousteau. Cousteau has continued the work of his father and grandfather by educating the public about environmental and conservation issues. In 2017, he received an Emmy nomination for hosting the syndicated science series Awesome Planet.

Philippe Cousteau Jr. 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. Cousteau grew up in France and the United States. He attended high school at St. George's School in Middletown, Rhode Island, and later graduated from St. Andrews University in Scotland where he earned an M.A. in History.