Polina Gagarina - Russian singer, film and television actress

Published At: 25 June 2020 , 07:03 AM

songwriter, actress, singer

finalist of the Eurovision Song Contest 2015

Full name: Polina Sergeevna Gagarina

Date of Birth: 03/27/1987 (33 years)

Place of Birth: Moscow (Russia)

Zodiac sign: Aries

Polina Gagarina - biography

Polina Gagarina was born on March 27, 1987, in Moscow. Mother - Ekaterina Vladimirovna Muchkaeva, ballerina, danced in the choreographic ensemble "Birch", general director and choreographer of the modeling agency Fashion-in-Action. Polina's father, Sergei Gagarin, was a doctor. Uncle - Alexander Vladimirovich Muchkaev, Deputy Head of the Government Securities Department at the Moscow Interbank Currency Exchange.

At four, Gagarina left for Greece with her mother, who signed a contract to work as a ballet dancer at the Alsos Theater in Athens. Three years later, they returned to Moscow connected with the death of their father, but after a while, they again left for Athens. After graduating from first grade at an Athenian school, Polina moved to her grandmother in Saratov and continued her studies at home. When the Greek contract of the mother ended, the family moved to Moscow.

In addition to general education, Polina attended the Chopin School of Music and the Children's Variety Theater. Then she began to perform with the vocal ensemble "Do, re, mi, fa, salt", where she sang solo parts. After school, the future star entered the State Music College of pop and jazz artists in the vocal department.

Polina Gagarina: "... one day a teacher from the school called me and offered to come to the casting - there was an extension to the "Star Factory." At first, I denied it. It seemed to me that since "Factory" is a reality show, it will be the same as "Behind the Glass." And it's impossible to imagine more dirt on television. But the teacher persuaded me."

In 2012, Polina took part in the project of the First Channel "Star Factory. Russia-Ukraine" as part of the Russian team, the primary condition of which was to sing alive. Gagarina won three out of four matches, making the most significant contribution to the victory of the Russian team.

In the spring of 2012, Ukrainian television premiered the series "Katina Love", the soundtrack for her song "Return Love". In the summer of the same year, the singer became the ambassador of the XXVII World Summer Universiade 2013 in Kazan.

In 2012, Gagarina became one of the leading talk shows "Tasty Live" on TNT. In autumn, the animated film "Monsters on Vacation" was released in Russian distribution, where Polina voiced the young vampire Mavis.

For the hit "The performance is over," the singer received an honorary statuette of the Golden Gramophone 2012 award, and also became the laureate of the Song of the Year 2012. On December 3, at the "Red Star" project, the song "The Performance is Over" was recognized as one of the 20 best songs of 2012. The composition "The Performance Is Over" in 2012 began the collaboration of Polina Gagarina with the famous composer Konstantin Meladze.

Polina Gagarina: "Now I can say with absolute certainty that Konstantin Meladze is just my producer. I needed a man like Kostya. I trust him; it is essential for me. He is aware of all the events of my life. Songs written for me relate in many respects to my experiences. And they're unlikely to suit someone else."

Quote from the magazine "7 Days", No. 22 (05/30/2013)

In 2013, Gagarin, in a duet with Alexander Zhulin, took part in the project "Channel One" "Two Stars." On May 25, the award ceremony "RU.TV" was held, where the singer won the nomination "Best performer."

On June 7, 2013, Polina received the MUZ-TV channel award in the Breakthrough of the Year nomination. On June 17, at the annual Fashion People Awards-2013 awards ceremony, Gagarina was named the most stylish singer. July 22, 2013, released a new single of the singer "Forever."

On November 30, 2013, Gagarina received her second Golden Gramophone award statuette for the song "No," authored by Konstantin Meladze. Right during the ceremony on the State Kremlin Palace stage, the Rosgosstrakh insurance company insured Polina's life and voice for one million dollars.

From 2005 to 2013, the singer starred in music videos for the songs: "Lullaby" (2005), "I'm Yours" (2006), "Morning" (2006), "I Will Never Forgive You" (2007), "Who? What for?" (in a duet with Irina Dubtsova, 2009), "Shards" (2011), "The performance is over" (2012), "No" (2013), "Forever" (2013), "Immortal feeling" (in a duet with Denis Matvienko, 2014).

On April 14, 2014, Polina Gagarina's new song "Shagai," the author of the words and music of Konstantin Meladze, was premiered.

On April 18, 2014, a new video of Polina Gagarina and ballet dancer Denis Matvienko for the song "Immortal feeling" appeared on the Internet. The video was the announcement of the ballet project "The Great Gatsby". It consists of a fragment of a dance performance.

September 9, 2013, Gagarina came to a photo shoot to a fashionable Moscow photographer Dmitry Iskhakov. The tumultuous romance between them did not start immediately. And when Dmitry invited Pauline on a date, she decided: Okay, I'll go.

"I liked him, but not more than any handsome man or fan. Nothing flowed inside," said Gagarina. - I was ready at any moment to put an end to the relationship. I gave myself the setting that as soon as something ceases to suit me, I will say: "Next!" Cynically waited when this moment comes. But a month passed, the second, third, fourth."

Fortunately, this moment never came. During a trip to Paris, Dmitry made Pauline an offer of marriage, and she agreed. "I did not expect that I would be so embarrassed and happy. Emotions covered me with a head: I laughed and cried at the same time. And then we just hugged, and he put a ring on my finger," says Polina Gagarina.

September 9, 2014, exactly one year after the first meeting, Gagarin and Iskhakov tied the knot. The ceremonial registration of the marriage took place in the Tver registry office of the city of Moscow. *

In May 2015, Polina, with the song "A Million Voices, " took second place in the Eurovision Song Contest, scoring 303 points based on the vote results.

In September 2016, the singers / again became a mentor in the show "Voice".

On April 26, 2017, Polina Gagarina and Dmitry Iskhakov had a daughter, Mia.

In 2020, Gagarina released the singles "You Don't Kiss" and "Sky in the Eyes."

In May of that year, it became known that Gagarina and Iskhakov broke up. The spouses have not yet given official comments; only the photographer confirmed to reporters that they have not yet filed for divorce.

A family

The first husband is Petr Kislov, an actor (married on 08.25.2007, divorced 03/31/2010) The

the second husband is Dmitry Iskhakov, photographer (married on 09.09.2014, in May 2020 it became known that the couple had broken up)

Son - Andrei (14.10.2007), from Peter Kislov

Daughter - Miya (04/26/2017), from Dmitry Iskhakov

Novels

Boris Ionov, musician