Lera Kozlova – LeRanetka
Lera Kozlova (also known as Leroy Leroy, LeRa, Valeria Romantica, LeRanetka) is a Russian singer, former member of the Russian female pop group Ranetki (2005 – 2008).
Valeria was born on January 22, 1988 in Moscow.
For 12 years she has been working in the children’s ensemble Buratino, where she learned to sing. Lera was the soloist and the drummer of group Ranetki and she also starred in the eponymous television series.
In 2006 Kozlova participated in the recording of the album Masters of the Universe by Moscow punk rock band Cockroaches!.
In 2008, she received the People’s Prize of Ukraine TV Star in the Breakthrough of the Year category.
In 2009 Lera began her solo career. The first solo concert was held on February 20, 2009 in Samara (Russia).
In 2009 Valeria starred in the video by Quest Pistols for the song He Is Near.
Lera was one of the first among Russian stars, who was honored to become the heroine of the computer game (Akella with the producer center Kruzheva Music).
In June 2010, Lera released her debut album, Give Me a Sign.
In 2010 she was the Best Female Singer, according to RU.TV channel. In 2011 Lera received Golden statue by Bravo Otto Award for Best Russian Singer.
She also starred in the TV series:
2007 – Happy Together – cameo (lead singer of the group Ranetki).
2008 – 2010 – Ranetki – Lera Novikova.
2011 – Summer, heat, rock and roll! – as Herself
From 2005 to 2008, she dated Ranetki’s producer Sergei Milnichenko. Because of the conflict in the group, they parted and Valeria left the band.
In 2009, it became known that Lera had a love affair with Nikita Goryuk, musician of Ukrainian group Quest Pistols.