Amanda Lear

by andrew on September 24, 2017

Amanda Lear – “Le Crazy Horse de Paris” Show Paris Premiere – Arrivals – Crazy Horse – Paris, France – Keywords: – 0 – – Photo Credit: Pixplanete / PR Photos

Birth Name: Alain Maurice Louis René Tapp

Place of Birth: Saigon, French Indochina (now Vietnam)

Date of Birth: 18 June, 1939

Ethnicity: publicly unclear

Amanda Lear is a French actress, model, singer, lyricist, painter, and television presenter. She gained European success from the mid-1970s to the early 1980s as a disco music star.

Amanda’s origins are unclear, with her herself providing different information about her birth date and place, birth gender, names and nationalities of her parents, and the location of her upbringing.

Her surname is from her first husband, Paul Morgan Lear, a Scottish architecture student.

Amanda’s father possibly was André Tapp, a retired Captain of the French army, with British ancestry.

Amanda’s mother background is usually described as Russian-Asian.

Amanda speaks French, English, and Italian fluently.

Source: Birth certificate of Amanda Lear –

{ 3 comments… read them below or add one }

neiltennant April 22, 2018 at 5:28 am

she is of russian and british descent !
and she was born a man

madman September 26, 2017 at 4:24 am

“Amanda’s father was André Tapp, a retired Captain of the French army, with British ancestry.”

Okay, so… why is her ancestry unclear?

andrew September 26, 2017 at 4:50 am

I should have written “Amanda’s father was possibly/evidently/likely André Tapp”

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