Skip to main content

Katoucha Niane

Katoucha Niane

Full Name Katoucha Niane
Date of Birth October 23, 1960
Date of Death 2008-02-02
Birthplace Conakry
Country Guinea
Horoscope Libra

Katoucha Niane Birthday Countdown

0 0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0

Explore Katoucha Niane net worth, age, height, bio, birthday, wiki, and salary! In this article, we will discover how old is Katoucha Niane? Who is Katoucha Niane dating now & how much money does Katoucha Niane have?

Katoucha Niane Biography

Katoucha Niane is one of the most popular and richest Model who was born on October 23, 1960 in Conakry, Guinea. Katoucha Niane (23 October 1960 – – 2 February 2008) was a Guinean model. The model was nicknamed “The Peul Princess” (in reference to her ethnic Fula background) she was a model as a writer, and later, under the singular title “Katoucha”. Her father was writer playwright, historian and playwright Djibril Tamsir N’ane.

Katoucha resided in an apartment on the Seine close to the Alexander III bridge in Paris. On February 1, 2008 she returned home to her houseboat after attending a party. It marked the final time she known to be alive. On the 4th of February, 2008, the police opened the case of missing persons for her. Her purse was not found in the entrance to her boat. Police concluded that there was no evidence of foul play and she had probably been drunk when she was thrown to the Seine.

Her body was discovered by the Seine River on 28 February 2008. The model, 47, was believed to have passed away due to an accident of drowning. Fox News Channel reported the family believed Niane could be the victim of unintentional play.

NameKatoucha Niane
First NameKatoucha
Last NameNiane
BirthdayOctober 23
Birth Year1960
Place of BirthConakry
Home Town
Birth CountryGuinea
Birth SignLibra
Full/Birth Name
ParentsDjibril Tamsir Niane
SiblingsNot Available
SpouseNot Known
Children(s)Aiden Curtiss, Alexandre Niane, Amy Niane, Aïden Niane

Ethnicity, religion & political views

Many peoples want to know what is Katoucha Niane ethnicity, nationality, Ancestry & Race? Let's check it out! As per public resource, IMDb & Wikipedia, Katoucha Niane's ethnicity is Black. We will update Katoucha Niane's religion & political views in this article. Please check the article again after few days.

Katoucha Niane Net Worth

Katoucha Niane is one of the richest Model from Guinea. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Katoucha Niane's net worth $3-5 Million.* (Last Update: February 3, 2024)

It was during the 1980s when she started modeling. First to Thierry Mugler, later with Paco Rabanne and Christian Lacroix and was later dubbed the Yves Saint Laurent’s “muse”. She was one of the most well-known models in France and became a symbol in Guinea. She was employed in the role of host for the french-language TV show French’s Next Top Model. She was the lead in the feature film Ramata (2007) written by Leandre Alain Baker who was the main character. The story follows an Senegalese female who in the age of 50, is able to experience the pleasures of flesh while in the arms of an older man of 25 years. Ramata is released from France in the year 2011.

Niane was a model who quit in 1994, focusing on activism. She had been a vocal campaigner against female circumcision an rite that is practiced in many African nations. After her successes as a model she founded the group KPLCE — Katoucha for the fight against circumcision (English: Katoucha for the combat for the practice of female circumcision). Niane had her own circumcision at age nine. She wrote an autobiography of her own circumcision experience. Dans ma chair (Eng: In My Flesh), in France.

Net Worth (2024)$5 Million*
Net Worth in 2023$3 Million*
SalaryUnder Review
Source of IncomeModel
CarsNot Available
HouseLiving in own house.
N.B: * means unconfirmed

Katoucha Niane's Height & Physical Stats

Katoucha Niane height Not available right now. Katoucha weight Not Known & body measurements will update soon.

WeightNot Known
Body MeasurementsUnder Review
Eye ColorNot Available
Hair ColorNot Available
Feet/Shoe SizeNot Available

Who is Katoucha Niane Dating?

According to our records, Katoucha Niane is possibily single & has not been previously engaged. As of February 1, 2024, Katoucha Niane’s is not dating anyone.

Relationships Record: We have no records of past relationships for Katoucha Niane. You may help us to build the dating records for Katoucha Niane!

Facts & Trivia

Katoucha Ranked on the list of most popular Model. Also ranked in the elit list of famous people born in Guinea. Katoucha Niane celebrates birthday on October 23 of every year.

Key Events

  1. Katoucha Niane (23 October 1960 – 2 February 2008) was a Guinean model, activist and author..

  2. She was known as the muse of Yves Saint Laurent during the 1980s. .

  3. It was there in the 1980s that she began modeling; first for Thierry Mugler, then for Paco Rabanne and Christian Lacroix, and became known as Yves Saint Laurent's "muse". She remained one of the best-known models in France, and an icon in Guinea. In 2005, she worked as host of the French-language television program France's Next Top Model..

  4. Niane stopped modeling in 1994 to focus on activism..

  5. She was the star of the film Ramata (2007), directed by Léandre-Alain Baker, in which she played the title role..

  6. In 2007, she published a book about her personal circumcision experience, Dans ma chair (Eng: In My Flesh), in France. .

  7. On 1 February 2008, she returned to her houseboat from a party..

  8. On 4 February 2008, police opened a missing persons case for her..

  9. Her body was found in the Seine River on 28 February 2008. The 47-year-old model is believed to have died from an accidental drowning. Fox News Channel reported the family suspected Niane may have been the victim of foul play. .

  10. Ramata was released in France in 2011..