Julia Channel (born 3 November 1973) is the stage name of a French former pornographic and mainstream actress, singer and entrepreneur.

Career

After posing for magazines such as Playboy and Penthouse in the early 1990s, [3] Channel debuted in the adult industry in 1992 and retired in 1996; during this time, she starred in about 120 productions. [4] In 1998, she won a Hot d'Or d'Honneur Award. [3] [5] [6]

She also starred in a number of mainstream films, such as Les truffes alongside Jean Reno, Frères (1994), Coup de vice (1996) together with Samy Naceri, and Recto/Verso (1999). [7] In addition, she starred in a series of erotic TV-movies produced and broadcast by M6 Television, [5] and, in 2001, she hosted the TV-program Le journal du hard on Canal+. [8]

Channel appeared in a number of hip-hop music videos, including Method Man's " Judgement Day ". [9] She also hosted a music program, Hip Hop Channel , which was broadcast by the channel MCM. [10] In 2010, she started her own musical career, releasing her first single ("All I want") from her debut album Colours . [4] In her 2012 music video for the song "Forever In A Day", she had as a guest star the soccer player Didier Drogba. [10] [11]

In 2008, Channel published an autobiography entitled L'enfer vu du ciel ( The hell seen from the sky ). [12] [13]

In 2010, she created a dating service website for singles called Mecacroquer . [14]

Personal life

Channel was born to a Malian father and a French mother of Italian origin. [15] [16]