Ophélie Kleerekoper-Winter is a French singer and actress.
Winter was born in Boulogne-Billancourt, Hauts-de-Seine. Her father David Alexandre Winter was a Dutch popular singer who had some success during the 1970s, while her mother Catherine Fefeu was a French fashion model, who is now her agent. Her parents divorced when she was just 2 years old, and she moved to Paris with her mother and brother while her father left for the United States.
Her brother Michael is a singer and television-presenter. In 1984, at the age of 10 years, she recorded her first song in France, Louisiana Chanson des Klaxons, and 3 years later another song, Poil de Carotte, in French. At the age of 17, she was discovered by a modeling agent on the Champs-Élysées in Paris, and after three years of modeling, she decided to become a singer and an actress.
The singer Prince wrote her a song.
In late 2014 she became a contestant on the fifth season of TF1"s Danse avec les Stars. She currently resides in Paris making various television appearances.
Her look-alike puppet is in the French show "Les Guignols de l"info" (1988).