1. Tiga first made a career in sports

Born in Benin to a French father and a Central African mother on March 19, 1987, Sophie ducasse, of her real name, arrived in France in 1995. Passionate and gifted for sports disciplines, she shows in particular very good dispositions for dance. A potential that will take her to Cuba where she becomes a choreographer in 2005.

2. She was very close to being elected Miss France

If Tiga had a sports career before becoming a television host, the pretty brunette has also shown her dream plastic as a model. The young woman was even very close to becoming Miss France. Indeed, after having been Miss Ile-de-France, she finished first runner-up, behind Alexandra Rosenfeld, crowned in 2006, and today companion of journalist Hugo Clément.

3. She was the companion of an Olympic swimming champion

Like Valérie Bègue who also experienced the Miss France competition, Tiga shared the life of a famous French swimmer. If the one who was elected Miss France 2008 plunged into the arms of Camille Lacourt, the new recruit of C l’hebdo preferred the stature of Alain Bernard, crowned first French Olympic champion in the 100 meters freestyle in 2008 to Beijing.

4. Tiga appeared in a famous detective series

After joining the Children of TV team in 2007, Tiga also performed comedy. The young woman played a role in the famous TF1 detective series, Sections de recherche. She played the character of Jenna in the last two episodes of season 5. The former Miss will also make an appearance on the big screen in the feature film Banlieue 13.

5. Tiga is committed to a humanitarian cause

Presenter for several years for France Ô where she hosts several shows such as Riding Zone, Destination Glisse or Echappées belles on France 5, Tiga finds time to dedicate herself to causes close to her heart. Very committed to humanitarianism, in 2013 she created an association for emergency medical aid in the Central African Republic, called Coup de Pouces des Anges.

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