Julia Perez or Jupe (born Yuli Rachmawati, July 15, 1980 in Jakarta), is an Indonesian actress, dangdut singer, model, announcer, and political candidate. She has been dubbed "sex bomb" because of her sexy performances.
Her career began in France. Her relationship with Damien Perez opened her opportunity to model for FHM and Maxim magazines in France. Because of her layout in FHM and Maxim, Jupe was nominated as one of the 100 Sexiest Women in the World.
In 2010, Perez announced her candidacy for local office in Pacitan, Indonesia.
Julia Perez has been appointed as Amateur Boxing Manager for Garuda Team which will be held at June 2 to 9, 2011 in Batam, Riau Islands Province. On August 7, 2012 night, Julia Perez made a pole dance at Kuningan intersection traffic light pole as a promise, certainly used clothes on concerning fasting month after she got one million followers on her Twitter account.
In 2013, Julia got 3 awards:
- Honorable Best Actress of Gending Sriwijaya film in Bandung Film Festival 2013
- Choice Best Actress in Maya Cup 2013
- Best Female Actress of Gending Sriwijaya film in Royal Bali Film Festival