Slava, Russian pop singer
Slava (her real name is Anastasia Slanevskaya) is a Russian singer and actress.
Anastasia was born on May 15, 1980 in Moscow. Her mother is an economist and her father is a professional driver. Nastya’s grandmother sang in Pyatnitsky Choir.
As a girl she became a fan of karaoke. In the spring of 2002 in a karaoke club, where she sang after work, she was heard by television director Sergei Kalvarsky. Sergei is known for his work with Alla Pugacheva and Philip Kirkorov. So, he invited the girl to work together.
Her debut album Fellow Traveler was released in autumn 2003.
Slava played a major role in the blockbuster Paragraph 78, based on the story by Ivan Okhlobystin. For the role in the film Anastasia had to cut off her long hair. Her partners were famous actors Gosha Kutsenko, Vladimir Vdovichenkov, Anatoly Bely and others. Also she performed the title soundtrack for the film In Heaven.
In 2005 the singer performed in the semifinal of Eurovision Song Contest with the song I Wanna Be The One.
You know, she was on the cover of such magazines as XXL, LOVE, SYNC, PENTHOUSE.
In 2006, the singer presented her second album.
By the way, she recorded her debut English album Eclipse in London.
In November 2008 Russian singer released a track with the popular RNB singer Craig David.
Later, in 2010-2011, Slava starred in the film The Diamond Arm 2.
Slavenskaya is actively involved in various charitable events and activities to help people living with HIV.
In 2014, Anastasia took part in many television projects, including Fashion Sentence, Time For Dinner.
A year later, in 2015, she participated in the TV show Dancing With the Stars.
In 2016, the singer received the Fashion People Awards in two categories: Best Concert Show and Singer of the Year.
Later, in March 2017, she gave a solo concert in Riga.
Konstantin Morozov was her first husband.
Anastasia has two daughters – Aleksandra (born on January 4, 1999) and Antonina (born on December 24, 2011). Slavenskaya lives together with Anatoly Danilitsky, who is 28 years older than her.