Her mother is French and her father has Chinese and Cambodian ancestry.

Studied Piano from age 10 to 18 and apart from that has interest in painting.

Berenice Marlohe refused to be part of the second version of the indie movie "Revolt" that was filmed years after the original movie was shot and asked for her character to be killed off or for her part to be re cast, after a decision was made to drastically change the story in favor of explosions and " robots ", stating she was supporting substance, story telling and character development in movies.