Jean-Pascal Lacoste

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Jean-Pascal
Birth name Jean-Pascal Lacoste
Born (1978-06-21) 21 June 1978 (age 36)
Origin Toulouse, France
Genres Pop
Occupation(s) Singer, actor, presenter
Years active 2001–present
Labels Mercury
Associated acts Star Academy 1

Jean-Pascal Lacoste (also known as Jean-Pascal or Jipé; born 21 June 1978) is a French singer, actor and TV host.

Career[edit]

In 2001, he participated in the first edition of French TV reality show Star Academy, but was eliminated on 5 January 2002. He was semi-finalist and participated in the Star Academy Tour. He remained famous for his quarrells with Jenifer Bartoli.

After his participation, he released his singles "L'Agitateur" (#2 in France, #1 in Belgium) and "Rue de la liberté" (#13 in France, #3 in Belgium) and his debut album Jean-Pascal, qui es-tu ? (#7 in France, #1 in Belgium).[1]

In June 2002, he became a TV host in a sport program Tous ensemble, then in a Incroyable mais vrai !, along with Bruno Roblès, Roger Pierre et Sophie Favier, on TF1.

In 2006, he started a career as actor in the police series Section de recherches.

In January 2007, he won the "Grand Concours des Animateurs", hosted by Carole Rousseau.

Since September 2008, he has hosted various TV shows on NRJ 12.

Personal life[edit]

He married his fiancée Jennifer in early 2007 and became Kylie's father on 29 March 2008.[2]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • 2002 : Jean-Pascal, qui es-tu ? – #1 in Belgium, #7 in France, #61 in Switzerland
  • 2003 : Plein sud – #12 in Belgium, #42 in France

Singles[edit]

  • 2002 : "L'Agitateur" – #1 in Belgium, #2 in France
  • 2002 : "Rue de la liberté" – #3 in Belgium, #13 in France
  • 2002 : "La chanson con" – #22 in Belgium, #17 in France

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Director Notes
2003 Le Bleu de l'océan José Ferrera TV Mini-Series (2 Episodes)
2009 Père et maire Nic Pascal Heylbroeck TV Series (1 Episode : "Père et maire")
2013 Camping paradis Jean-Pat Bruno Garcia TV Series (1 Episode : "Indiana Camping")
2006-present Section de recherches Luc Several directors TV Series (76 Episodes)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jean-Pascal, qui es-tu ?, track listing and charts, Ultratop Ultratop.be (Retrieved 5 April 2009)
  2. ^ "Jean-Pascal Lacoste : Je suis un papa gâteau !", Pure People, 22 September 2008 Purepeople.com (Retrieved 5 April 2009)