Singer, Former T.A.T.U. Member
Julia Volkova was born in a middle-class Moscow family on February 20 1985. She started learning music and playing piano at age 6 and at 9 she joined “Neposedy”, a very popular children choir in Russia at that time. At age 15 she joined her fellow “Neposedy” member, Lena Katina And the famous duo T.A.T.U. was formed. In 2004 Julia gave birth to a daughter. She broke up later with the father the child’s father. In 2007 she had her second child, a son with her boyfriend at the time Parviz Yasinov. After the band T.A.T.U. separated rumors circulated that it was Julia who decided to quit and start her solo career. She recorded her solo album and comes to USA often to work.
Did You Know?
As part of T.A.T.U. band Julia Volkova recorded 6 studio albums and toured the world. Their band was by far the only Russian pop band that became known and acquired fan base all over the world.
Other interesting facts:
Both fathers of her children were married and had their wives expecting at the time when they met Julia and left their families to be with her. Julia Volkova underwent several cosmetic surgeries which altered her face significantly and she was criticized for that.