Cousteau Family

(1910 – 1997)

The legendary Captain Cousteau was a pioneering explorer of the seas and of the issues that face us today. He was a French naval officer, explorer, ecologist, filmmaker, activist, innovator, inventor, author, scientific collaborator, and ...

(1919 - 1990)

As the wife and partner of Jacques-Yves Cousteau. Simone introduced him to the engineer and to the funding that would result in his co-invention of the Aqualung. She became the first woman scuba diver; she was instrumental in the acquisition of Calypso ...

President, Ocean Futures Society

Explorer, diplomat for the environment, educator, and film producer, Jean-Michel Cousteau has communicated his love and concern for our water planet to people of all nations and generations for more than four decades. The son of ocean explorer Jacques Cousteau, Jean-Michel founded Ocean Futures Society in 1999 to carry on this pioneering work and to honor his heritage ...

(1940 – 1979)

The second son of Jacques-Yves and Simone Cousteau, Philippe was one of the world’s first scuba divers, a photographer, filmmaker, author, and pilot. He traveled the world as a child with his older brother, Jean-Michel, ...

Expedition Member,
Ocean Futures Society

Third-generation ocean explorer, Fabien shares his father’s and grandfather’s love of ocean adventure and protection. Only four years old when he first dived, he has been diving and working to educate others about the global ocean ever since. One of Fabien's oceanic passions is the understanding and protection of sharks ...

Expedition Member, Ocean Futures Society

Whether Céline is free diving, hiking through the Andes or swimming with South Pacific sharks, the daughter of ocean explorer Jean-Michel Cousteau and granddaughter of legendary Jacques-Yves Cousteau is an adventurer in her own right ...

There are other Cousteau family members at work for the environment ...

Both Alexandra and her brother, Philippe, Jr., are dedicated to furthering the work of their father, Philippe Sr., and grandfather ...