Karine Ferri is 40 years old: Scandal, Miss, Tattoos, Animals, Grégory Lemarchal...

Karine Ferri turns 40 this April 25! Her meeting with Grégory Lemarchal, her past as a Miss, her scandalous photos, her 'Achilles heel', her footballer husband, her children, her life far from Paris, her strange therapy... Secrets of the most smiling from the PAF!

  Karine Ferri is 40 years old: Scandal, Miss, Tattoos, Animals, Grégory Lemarchal...

Karine Ferri turns 40 on April 25. Her sparkling smile and good humor have been shining on your screens since the early 2000s, but do you really know the bubbly host? His 'Achilles' heel', his career in the Bachelor, his meeting with Grégory Lemarchal, his children, his family life far from Paris, his tattoo , his animals. Here's everything you (perhaps) didn't know.

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Karine Ferri and her hair: a disaster

Karine Jalabert, her real name, was born in 1982 in Suresnes , in the Hauts-de-Seine, and grew up not far from there, Rueil-Malmaison , with his brother David and his parents, who run a child protection institution .

Like many women, Karine Ferri experienced her own hair disaster, but fortunately rather young. ' At 9 years old, I cut my bangs all by myself. It was unrecoverable: askew, with a huge hole … I was offered dolls so I could cut their hair afterwards ', she told MagicMaman .

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They are 'Achille's heel'

During her studies in modern literature, Karine Ferri earns her money by… keeping dogs ! ' I had to stop because I couldn't return the dogs anymore because I got too attached to them. My love of animals is really my Achilles heel “, confided the host to We are .

After her studies, Karine Ferri embarked on modeling and beauty contests. In 1999, she was elected Miss Hauts-de-Seine for Miss World France , then first runner-up for Miss World France 2000 .

Karine Ferri, Bachelorette

But it was at the age of 21, in 2004, that Karine Ferri began to make a name for herself with viewers, when she took part in the Bachelor , the Single Gentleman , on M6. She finds herself a finalist, but is ultimately not chosen by Steven, who gives his rose to Candice.

Karine Ferri, new in photo

That year, some new photos of Karine Ferri are published without his knowledge in the magazines Interview and Playboy . ' I took these photos when I was 18: an age where you are naive and where you trust. They have been sold without my knowledge , without my knowing it, and found themselves in a magazine and elsewhere, as if I had posed for them, which is not true “, she explained, later, to Here is .

Then, Karine Ferri settles permanently on our screens in hosting shows on Fun TV a one presenting the weather on M6. It was in 2012 that she joined TF1 to co-host The Voice with Nikos Aliagas.

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Karine Ferri: her relationship with Grégory Lemarchal

Karine Ferri lived a love story, as romantic as tragic, with Gregory Lemarchal . It was in 2005 that the young animator met the winner of the Star Academy 4… thanks to her make-up artist, who is also that of the singer. ' One day, Grégory calls Laetitia (her make-up artist, editor's note) , on her cell phone while she was doing my makeup. 'It's Grégory from Star'Ac!', she tells me aside. 'Ah yes, he is not bad , him!' I replied. She hangs up and says to me: 'Well imagine that he too has just told me that he rather finds you charming .' My blood only made one turn. I have asked Laetitia to quickly give him my phone number . It was the first time I did something like this “, she told Paris Match .

A few days later, Karine Ferri finds the young singer in his apartment . Eager to seduce her, he prepares sautéed veal and potatoes . ' Actually prepared by his mother, I found out later “, she confided to the weekly.

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However, the lovebirds took their time! ' It had to I wait six months for him to say 'I love you' for the first time . I couldn't take it anymore, but I liked it “, she added.

Unfortunately, Gregory Lemarchal dies from suites of the cystic fibrosis , April 30, 2007.' When he left, I could have stayed in my corner to lament, to maintain the sadness. I have chose to fight me. To live. Anyone who knew Grégory, given the way he fought in adversity against illness, cannot give up. When I have the blues, I like to listen to his interpretation of Show Must Go On. I draw from him the energy to move forward “, she confided to Gala in 2009.

Karine Ferri: husband and children, her family life far from Paris

Then, Karine Ferri finds love in the arms of the Footballer Yoann Gourcuff , whom she married in 2019 in La Motte, in the Var. Both are parents of Mael , born in 2016, and Claudia , which was launched in 2018.

Karine Ferri resides with his family in Brittany , in a peaceful corner. During the week, she finds the Parisian tumult for her work. 'When Yoann was on the pitch, it was important for me to accompany him. So we were very cool vis-à-vis the schedules of one and the other , and career choices. I think this is love “, she confided to 50' Inside .

Fifteen years after the death of Grégory Lemarchal, Karine Ferri still has very good relations with the parents of the late singer . ' We are very close. She calls us again step mom and step dad (...) Our relations have not changed “, confided the mother of Grégory Lemarchal to 7 out of 7 .

An animal lover, Karine Ferri has two dogs, Bella and Dolmen, and a cat named Menhir.

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Karine Ferri: her secret against depression

When she has a soft spot, the host has a real panacea.... the cigalotherapy ! ' Last summer, I recorded cicadas singing on my phone. Now, whenever I'm a little tired, or depressed, I listen to this recording. To my surprise, he fills me with happiness. A real cure for melancholy “, she confided in her book A Life in Balance .

Passionate about cars and cinema, the surprising animator wrote her first book on these two passions. Appointed Legendary Cars at the Cinema , the book was published in 2019.

Ses Tattoos

Karine Ferri, who has several tattoos on his body , has one whose symbolism is particularly touching. The presenter had the initials of Grégory and Karine tattooed in the palm of her wrist, ' GK “, in tribute to his story with Grégory Lemarchal.

Source journaldesfemmes.fr