Marina Abrosimova, pop star
Marina Abrosimova is a successful Russian pop singer who performs under the stage name MakSim. By the way, she is a music producer, Honored Artist of the Karachay-Cherkess Republic (2013).
Pretty girl was born on June 10, 1983 in Kazan, Russia, into the family of a mechanic and a kindergarten teacher. Marina was engaged in karate and attended music school. In her childhood she spent much time with her elder brother Maxim and was nicknamed Maksim, which later became her stage name.
At school, she began to participate in various music competitions such as the Teen Star and Nefertiti Necklace. Also the girl composed her own songs, including Stranger and Winter, included in her second album My Paradise.
Marina graduated from the Kazan State Technical University.
The girl wanted to change her life and went to Moscow. It was reported at that time Maksim even performed in the Moscow subway.
On March 28, 2006 her debut album Trudny Vozrast (Awkward Age) was released. For the first few months more than 200,000 copies of records were sold.
You know, in 2007, she became the most commercially successful singer in Russia.
In October 2007, at the Russian Music Awards ceremony on MTV MakSim received two awards – as the best performer and as the best pop – project of the year. And in 2008 she became the Best performer of the year.
Moreover, the singer is a 12-time Golden Gramophone award winner.
MakSim is the only singer, whose 7 singles won the first place in the overall CIS radio chart.
On November 22, 2007 the film Enchanted, where Marina voiced the main character Princess Giselle, was released.
A year later, in 2008, she recorded the soundtrack for the film Running on Waves.
In 2009, Marina recorded the song The Road, which became a soundtrack for the film Book of Masters.
What is more, Marina became Singer of the Decade according to RU.TV channel in December 2009.
In 2011, the singer was included in the list of Top 100 Most Influential Women of Russia.
Maksim won Best Female Performance award at OE Video Music Awards 2012.
In a relatively short period of time the singer has become one of the most popular singers in Russia and CIS countries. She was called the pop princess and the best-selling singer in Russia.
There were rumors that the star had a love affair with actor Denis Nikiforov.
According to some reports, in October 2008 in Bali (Indonesia), the singer married her sound engineer Alexei Lugovtsov. On March 8, 2009 Marina gave birth to a daughter named Alexandra. And on October 23, 2009 MakSim and Alexei Lugovtsov got married in Moscow. However, in December 2011 they divorced.
After the divorce, the singer had a love affair with Animal Jazz soloist Alexander Krasovitsky.
In 2014, there was information that Marina dated Anton Petrov. And in the same year, she gave birth to their daughter Maria. These relationships also did not last long. In 2015, the couple broke up.
They say that in 2016 MakSim and Alexander Krasovitsky were together again.
Her official site: www.maksim-music.ru