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Julia Perez

Yuli Rachmawati, The sexy bodied woman who is often called Julia Perez or Jupe, was an Indonesian actress, dangdut singer, model, announcer, and businesswoman. In the early 2010s, she became known for her outspoken statements against conservative Muslim clerics, who deemed her too sexy or “pornographic” for Indonesian audiences. Jupe has also played in several feature films, including Susahnya Jadi Perawan, Beranak Dalam Kubur, and The Shaman.

Because of her layout in FHM and Maxim, Jupe was nominated as one of the 100 Sexiest Women in the World. Julia Perez is famous for her style is hot. On each occasion, she was always a unique style and featuring her best asset, namely the breast. Gaston Castano former lover confident with the style.

Early Life

Julia PerezJupe was born in Jakarta, June 15, 1980. She is the daughter of Angkasa Jaya and Sri Wulansih. She was the eldest of three sisters. Angkasa Jaya was a footballer, played for a club in Bandar Lampung city, and Sri Wulansih, who played women’s football for Caprina Cijantung Club in Jakarta. She was of mixed Sunda and Betawi ancestry. Her parents divorced sometime around 1988 when Julia was still a child. Her mother had to take on odd jobs to support the family. Her mother later married Sakib ‘Sammy’ Mahri, who owns a welding business and rental properties.

After leaving high school, Julia studied at InterStudi Secretarial Academy in Jakarta, at the behest of an older female friend, who also paid for her tuition and advised her to find a bule (white foreigner), boyfriend. She then worked for a furniture company run by a Dutchman. She began dating the owner’s son, who invited her to work in the Netherlands. She accepted the offer and spent three years in the Netherlands, studying Dutch and working as a secretary.


Her name is known in the entertainment industry as a performer and singer dangdut big screen. Julia started her career in France. Her relationship with Damien Perez opened her opportunity to model for FHM and Maxim magazines in France.

Personal Life

On a holiday to Spain, she met French model Damien Perez. They were married in France on 7 October 2002. They had no children. Jupe said she was putting her career before starting a family. She suffered a miscarriage in 2007. In 2009, she became close to an Argentine soccer player, Gaston Castaño, who then played for Indonesian club Persiba Balikpapan and went on to play for several other Indonesian clubs. In 2010, Julia and Damien were divorced. She blamed the failure of their marriage on Damien’s alleged womanizing.

In 2013, Julia and Gaston announced their engagement. They were quietly married in Sydney, Australia, on 26 September 2013. Their wedding was kept a virtual secret from Indonesia’s media. Julia’s mother had opposed the idea of her daughter marrying a football player. On 12 May 2016, South Jakarta District Court granted Julia a divorce and awarded her alimony of Rp15 million per month.


In 2014, she revealed she had been diagnosed with Stage 2 cervical cancer. By 2016, cancer had reached Stage 4 and she died in June 2017.


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