Rafaelle was born in Paris, and raised in London.
She also lived in Yaoundé (Cameroun), Milan, Berlin, Seoul, Barcelona, and can speak 7 languages.
She started dance training at 4 and voice training at 14.
She was excellent in school and was encouraged to study science in College, which she did. It is only once she graduated with a prestigious double degree from one of the best Engineering Colleges in France (Ecole Centrale Paris), and one of the best Architecture Colleges in Italy (Politecnico di Milano), that she decided to take a big leap into Show business. A year later she quit her consultant job to become an actress, and got a lead part in a French musical the same year. She has never left the stage, or a set, since.
STAGE CREDITS INCLUDE: Eileen Sherwood in Leonard Bernstein’s Wonderful Town (Opera de Toulon), Sarah Chagall in Le Bal des Vampires directed by Roman Polanski (Paris), Aloysia Weber in Amadeus Mozart l’Opera Rock by Olivier Dahan (Seoul), Swing and 1st Cover Sister Mary Robert in Sister Act, the Musical (Paris).
FILM CREDITS INCLUDE: Sara in Berlin I Love You (Josef Rusnak, Emmanuel Benbihy - 2018), Gaston’s Village Lass in DISNEY's Beauty and the Beast (Bill Condon - 2017),
Kaede in Boy and the Beast (French voice over of animated Film by Mamoru Hosada - 2015), and has worked with many other great artists such as Michel Legrand, Claude Lelouch, Alan Menken, Jim Steinman, Hervé Icovic…
Rafaëlle is also a poet, and composer songwriter, and has lately been working on her new album in Los Angeles in between gigs and shootings in Paris, London, Berlin, the Seychelles, Macao, and Stockholm.