Lena Knyazeva, actress and singer
Lena Knyazeva is a Russian actress and singer. Her stage name is BELKA. She became a finalist of the contest 5 Stars. It is noteworthy that Yana Rudkovskaya agreed to become the producer of Lena.
Pretty girl was born on April 28, 1986 in Udmurtia. Elena spent her childhood in Izhevsk. But when she was 4 years old, the family moved to Dimitrovgrad, not far from Ulyanovsk. Her mother headed the department of urban construction, and her father worked at the Research Institute of Nuclear Reactors.
As a child Lena studied music, wrote stories and fairy tales. She was engaged in ballet and rhythmic gymnastics.
After school Knyazeva entered the Moscow State University. Simultaneously, the girl sang and attended the school of acting.
The creative biography of Elena began with the song Without Screaming. The composition can be heard in the popular youth TV series Club. By the way, the girl played the main role in this TV series – the daughter of an oligarch.
A bit later the fragment of the song was used in the sensational film Election Day, in which Knyazeva appeared in the role of Lely. The film immediately became a hit. Soon, the singer along with actor Pavel Derevyanko starred in a music video for the popular single Without Screaming.
In 2006 the singer starred in the TV series Alice’s Dreams and also recorded a soundtrack.
Moreover, the singer took part in the TV show STS Lights a Superstar. You know, in 2008, Lena was a presenter of the program Theme on RU.TV channel. In the same year she performed at the Slavic Bazaar festival. Also she played the main character in the film City of Brides, where she starred along with Svetlana Nemoliaeva, Tina Kandelaki and Ivan Gromov.
What is more, she has created a jeans collection under the brand name – Lena Knyazeva.
In 2010, BELKA presented her first album So Gently. It included 13 tracks, half of which Knyazeva wrote on her own.
In April 2013, the singer BELKA was a cover girl for the XXL magazine.
In addition, the singer starred in the movie Hello, I’m Your Dad. Later, in 2016, Elena released her next album Strong Girl.
In 2017, the singer presented a new solo single Personal. Also in 2017, she took part in a group project and sang the song What Do You Want with foreign musicians Jakal (Hubert Edward Johnson) and Blass (Omari Carlington Thompson).