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Irina Toneva, singer

Irina Toneva, singer

Irina Toneva, singer


Irina Toneva is a Russian singer, member of the group Fabrika, which was formed after TV project Star factory 1.
Pretty girl was born on June 27, 1977 in Krasnoznamensk, Moscow region. Ira studied at music school, was engaged in ballroom and sports dances.
In 1999, she graduated from the Moscow State University of Design and Technology.
After graduating from university Toneva worked at the tannery in Kuntsevo. But the world of music did not let Irina go. So the girl graduated from the famous Gnessin Russian Academy of Music. The opportunity to sing and perform on stage she received in a military orchestra, where she was chosen as a soloist. Toneva’s mentor, who gave her a ticket to the world of show business, was the head of the orchestra and songwriter Roman Gutsoluk.
Despite the success on the stage, Toneva still worked as a chemist-technologist.
In the fall of 2002 Irina took part in the TV show Star Factory. You know, Irina became popular after the song You See (Ponimaesh), which she sang together with Pavel Artemyev.

After the end of the project, her brilliant career began. Awesome girl became a part of the popular female group Fabrika. Together with Sasha Savelyeva and Sati Kazanova, Toneva sang a lot of hits. By the way, the group won three Golden Gramophone awards.
The singer was often invited to participate in various shows. In 2005, she became a participant of the reality show Heart of Africa, which was broadcast on the First Channel.
Besides, in 2005, the girl received Glamour award.
Also Irina starred in the films Hi, I’m Your Papo! (2006), Snow Angel (2007), Women on the Verge and some others.

Personal life
For four years Irina was together with Yuri Pashkov.
Later, journalists learned about the love affair of Toneva and Igor Burnyshev, soloist of the band Band’Eros. It was assumed that the famous singer would become her husband, but this did not happen.
At the end of 2015 it became known that the 38-year-old soloist of Fabrika met her love. On the jubilee evening, dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the group Ivanushki International, Toneva appeared with a young man named Alex. He is a dancer and performs in a solo project.
Source: toneva-best.narod.ru

Irina Toneva, singer