Laurence Boccolini has more than one string to his bow! In addition to hosting television shows, she was tempted by the profession of actress and singer. She notably played in Ripoux 3 and Can you keep a secret? At the movie theater.
But above all, she obtained the main role of the series Mademoiselle Joubert between 2005 and 2012. It was on this occasion that she pushed the song, since it is she who interprets the song of the credits, in addition to having write the screenplay! Not bad is not it ? No wonder for a star who won the first season of Mask Singer on TF1.
When she was only in her twenties, Laurence Boccolini began her career as a night host on RFM. She then joined Europe 1 in 1987. Even after her debut on television, she did not turn her back on the radio and continued to host shows. She notably presented the morning show on Fun Radio in 1992 and collaborated with Laurent Ruquier in the program Rien à waxer on France Inter. It was not until the early 90s that she began to appear on television.
Like all PAF animators, Laurence Boccolini is the target of criticism from the public. But others also sometimes risk making fun of her, as in Don’t Touch My Post, for example. Her physique is often at the heart of these mockeries, but the presenter does not let herself be defeated. On the contrary, when someone makes derogatory comments, she knows how to defend herself! Her loudmouth is a character trait that has made her reputation, because if she is jovial, she also knows how to show authority so as not to be walked on.
The television host met the man of her life when she presented the election of Mister France in 2003. Mickaël Fakaïlo represented his island Tahiti during the competition and distinguished himself by becoming second runner-up to Mister France.
After their love at first sight, the lovebirds waited almost a year before getting married in Presles-en-Brie (Seine-et-Marne). “On our wedding day, we took photos for a magazine, just to be quiet once and for all,” confided the fifty-year-old in the columns of Télé-Loisirs. Since then, the couple has cultivated discretion to live their beautiful story out of sight. “Even if he remains Mister France’s dolphin, my husband has changed a little, and we don’t recognize him. He works, I won’t tell you where, and we give him a royal peace”.
Asked by our colleagues from Gala, Laurence Boccolini assures that her husband is living very well this return to anonymity. “I decided to protect my privacy. Mickaël hadn’t asked for anything, he’s happy that no one recognizes him anymore,” says the star, who has had health problems in the past. In 2021, the host formalized her divorce in the columns of Télé 7 Jours. “I have been a single mom for a few years now, and yet, in some articles or on the Net, it always says the wife of… This is not the truth, because I have been divorced for many years “, she said.
During an interview with Jordan De Luxe on his show Chez Jordan for Télé-Loisirs, Laurence Boccolini spoke about her life as a couple, saying that she did not accept “anyone in her life” before going back to the start of her romance with her ex-husband: “It happened, we got married because we wanted to get married, we wanted children, so it was really a desire to have a family. And it was complicated (…) When you have a big age difference, sometimes it passes, but you have to be honest, sometimes the paths separate. And that’s normal.
Together with her husband, she tried for a long time to conceive a baby. Despite all their efforts, baby was slow to point the tip of his nose. It is a painful ordeal for the couple, and Laurence Boccolini recounts this journey full of pitfalls in Since the storks have lost my address, published in 2008. Fortunately, the host of Money Drop ended up finding happiness with the birth of his daughter, Willow, on November 25, 2013.