Associate of Arts in Music and Drama, Orange Coast College, California, l97l.
She was Playboy magazine"s Playmate of the Month for the August 1974 issue. Before she was a Playmate she acted in a few films including The Young Nurses (1973), Dirty O"Neil (1974), Nightmare Circus (1974) and From Hong Kong with Love (1975), and moved to France soon after she appeared in Playboy. Performing under the name Jeane Manson, she became a recording artist in Europe.
Her albums covered several genres, from popular to gospel and country.
Jean also hosted several television specials in France and had a regular role on the long-running prime time soap Riviera. Manson twice hosted the British Broadcasting Corporation"s light entertainment show Seaside Special, her first appearance in 1978 and the second after her Eurovision appearance in 1979.
Recipient French National Merit award, 1988, 5 Gold Record awards, 1977, 78, 79, 81.
Married André Djaoui, December 1977 (divorced 1979). 1 child, Jennifer; married Allain Bougrain Dubourg, 1988. 1 child, Marianne.