Known for his 1985 Top 5 hit "Elle a les yeux revolver," this French vocalist also recorded such popular songs as "Si tu veux le savoir" and the 2001 chart-topping single "J'ai tout oublié."
He recorded his debut album, Le Parking des Anges, in the mid 1980s and quickly attracted a significant teenage fan following.
An actor as well as a singer, he appeared in the film Le Coeur des Hommes and in the television series Crossing Lines.
His first marriage, to fashion model Denise Pascale, resulted in a son named Simon. In the mid-1990s, he married Polish royal Sarah Poniatowski; the couple later welcomed children named Yasmine, Milo, and Roman.
He and actress Julie Depardieu collaborated on a 2000 track titled "Adieu Camille."