Les 12 coups de midi: we found Éric and this is what happens to the former great champion

Les 12 coups de midi: we found Éric and this is what happens to the former great champion
Les 12 coups de midi: we found Éric and this is what happens to the former great champion
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Since the broadcast of the show Les 12 coups de midi in 2010, Jean-Luc Reichmann has seen many candidates pass through. Some of them have also stood out and today appear on the list of the greatest Midday Masters. Among them is Éric, who has changed a lot since he left the famous TF1 game.

Eric’s life after Les 12 coups de midi

If you have always followed Les 12 coups de midi, you probably know Éric. He participated in the general knowledge game in 2020, and is among the best Midday Masters.

Indeed, in the ranking, the former candidate holds third place, just after the current champion Émilien. In the game he won 199 victorieswith in total, 921,316 euros in winnings and gifts. A great feat which earned him a certain notoriety among the public.

“I notice how much has changed around me since playing the game. Especially when I walk down the street. I can no longer walk around like an average person. This is what changed my life the most! »he confided in 2021, in the columns of Télé-Loisirs.

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The former great champion could undoubtedly have benefited from his notoriety after his departure from 12 coups de midi. But instead, he preferred to lead a simple life away from the spotlight.

Moreover, during an interview with Télé-Loisirs in 2021, he indicated that almost nothing has changed for him.

“I still live in Mellac. I still have the same job, as a designer, in a design office in Lorient (Morbihan) »he confided that year.

Despite this, thanks to his generous prize pool, the father was able to take advantage of great vacation with loved ones.

What has changed in the former TF1 gaming star

As for his current life, we know very little about Eric. What we were nevertheless able to observe a few weeks ago was that he has changed on a physical level.

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As a reminder, last Thursday April 11, the former champion was on TF1 in Les 12 coups de midi. And while he gave his news, he took the opportunity to talk about his physical change.

In this episode of the show, the Breton revealed that he gained weight in recent years. He, in fact, admitted to having gained ten kilos. This, however, did not prevent him from “enjoy your new life”.

Speaking of Eric, it is interesting to note that in 2023, the ex-candidate returned in Les 12 coups de midi. That year, he agreed to face the other champions during Le Combat des Maîtres.

Moreover, at that time, Jean-Luc Reichmann praised his great career in the show. Note that at the time, he had broken a record thanks to his incredible general knowledge.

“I just wanted to say that this man has broken a record. He is the only candidate to have only gone red twice, in 199 broadcasts”declared the famous TV host, proud of the former Master of Midday.

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