|Intro||French-American singer, actress and media personality|
|Birth||22 December 1976, Auchel, Pas-de-Calais, Hauts-de-France, France|
Afida Turner (born Hafidda Messaï on December 22, 1976) is a French-American singer, songwriter, actress, and media personality. In 2007, she married musician Ronnie Turner, the son of Ike Turner and Tina Turner.
Afida Turner was born in Auchel, France.
Her father was from Algeria and her mother from La Réunion. When she was 2 years old, her father beat her mother to death. When she was five years old, her father died. She made appearances in five films, Shut Up And Shoot, The Sweep and Single Black Female. In 2013, she played a role in the self-produced film Visions Interdites. In 2018, she played a role in the self-produced drama Lumière Noire by Enguerrand Jouvin.
In the 1990s, she started a singing career, releasing the title "Crazy About You" in 1998. She subsequently appeared as a guest star and host on various French TV shows. She came to media attention in 2002 by appearing under the name "Lesly", and released several records under the alias "Lesly Mess".
She lives in Beverly Hills, California, United States.
On May 31, 2020, Turner announced her candidacy for President of France in the 2022 election. She is running on a platform opposing police violence and in favor of the Gilets jaunes movement. If elected, she would be the first female and first black President of the Republic.
- 2003: Roc Attitude (2003)
- 2011: Paris Hollywood (2011)
as Lesly Mess
- 1998 : Crazy About You
- 2002 : Pas celle que tu crois / Tu mens
- 2002 : Vilaine fille
- 2003 : Repose au paradis / Je t'ai en moi
as Afida Turner
- 2011 : Come with Me
- 2014 : Born an Angel
- 2016: MuchCouture by Afida Turner (clothing line)
- 2016: Afida Turner (fragrance)
- 2019:Afida Turner jewelry collections by Stephano Andolfi