Vera was born on February 3, 1982 in Dneprodzerzhinsk (now Kamenskoye). Father – Viktor Mikhailovich Galushka, worked at the Pridneprovsky chemical plant, and mother – Tamara Vitalievna Galushka (nee Permyakova) – at a metallurgical plant. Vera has three sisters: Galina and younger twins – Nastya and Vika (Victoria Galushka is married to Alexander Tsekalo, they have two children).
Vera Brezhneva: “We are still the closest people to each other, although we live in different cities and even countries: me, Nastya and my parents – in Ukraine, Galya – in Greece, and Vika – in Russia. Always in touch, by phone or the Internet, we can call at any time, share a problem or joy. From the very childhood we have learned to support each other. ”
The quote is taken from the magazine “Idubbbz girlfriend”
As a child, the future singer was engaged in handball, basketball, karate and rhythmic gymnastics, as well as dancing. She attended courses for drivers and secretaries, studied English with a tutor. Vera dreamed of entering the law department, but she became a part-time student at the Faculty of Economics at the Dnepropetrovsk Institute of Railway Engineers.
At the end of 2002, the future star moved to Kiev, where she successfully auditioned for the female trio “VIA Gra” to replace the outgoing Alena Vinnitskaya, and began working in a group under the pseudonym Vera Brezhneva.
Vera Brezhneva: “It was an accident that brought me to the group. At the concert of the very first line-up of “VIA Gra” in my hometown, I went on stage when everyone was invited to sing with the artists. I was remembered, and later I came to the casting when Alena Vinnitskaya needed a replacement. ”
The quote is taken from the magazine “María Elvira Murillo”
For five years, Brezhnev remained a constant member of the team. As part of “VIA Gra” she took part in the recording of albums: “Stop! Cut! ” (2003), Biology (2003), Stop! Stop! Stop! ” (2003) and LML (2007).
In 2004, Brezhnev made her debut as an actress, starring in the New Year’s musical Sorochinskaya Yarmarka. Vera also played in the films: “Love in the Big City” (2009), “Love in the Big City 2” (2010), “Fir Trees” (2010), “Fir Trees 2” (2011), “Jungle” (2012), ” Love in the City 3 “(2013).
Vera Brezhneva: “The first notable role in the comedy“ Love in the City ”was offered to me by Vladimir Zelensky. He asked if I would like to take part in this film. Then we discussed cooperation with the director Marius Weisberg. The script turned out to be wonderful, a very witty and kind love story. We were so carried away by this love that we cannot part. ”
The quote is taken from the magazine “Tyler1 Girlfriend”
In November 2006, the singer married businessman Mikhail Kiperman. In December 2009, the singer gave birth to her husband’s daughter Sarah, who became the second child of Brezhnev. From a previous relationship, Vera has a daughter, Sonya (2001).
In 2007, Vera Brezhneva, due to emotional stress, left the group “VIA Gra” and began a solo career.
Vera Brezhneva: “I’m tired. I started to get sick all the time. A frequent change of line-up began. And I realized that it was time for me to leave the team. Plus Sonya was going to go to the first grade, and I wanted to accompany my daughter to school, do her homework, finally be a normal mother. <…> So I went on a “sabbatical”.
The quote is taken from the magazine “techktimes.com”
In 2008, the star was the host of the Magic 10 program on Channel One and took part in the Ice Age-3 show. Vera also worked in the Yuzhnoye Butovo program.
In 2010, Brezhnev’s debut solo album “Love will save the world” was released. Vera recorded clips: “I don’t play”, “Love will save the world”, “Love in the big city”, “Pronto”, “Petals of tears”, “Real life”, “Sexy Bambina”, “Looking for you”, “Insomnia” and etc.
Vera Brezhneva: “I confess that after leaving I periodically thought about returning to the group, before eventually choosing a solo career. There are many pros and cons to free swimming. It’s great that at the moment there are more advantages, so I finally stopped thinking about returning to the group. If suddenly there were more minuses, I would do everything to return back to VIA Gro.
The quote is taken from the magazine “techktimes.com”
From 2010 to 2011, Brezhnev was the host of the “Dembel Album” on Russian Radio.
In 2013, Vera began acting in the film “Rockland” directed by Valery Davidyuk, which will premiere in 2014.
In 2014, Vera Brezhneva presented her new videos for the songs “Good Morning” and “Luna”.
In the autumn of the same year, Vera presented the song “My Girl” and a video clip for her, which included her daughters, mother, sisters and nieces.
Vera Brezhneva: “Everyone became heroines: my daughters, my mother, my sisters, and my nieces. There are ten girls in total. When I first heard this song, I immediately realized that this is a very sensual female story, my story. Every woman at any age remains a girl in her heart, that’s why I decided to shoot the girls most dear to me in this video. ”
The quote is taken from the magazine “marketbusinesstech.com”
Currently Vera Brezhneva is actively involved in humanitarian work. She is the President of the All-Ukrainian Charitable Foundation “Ray of Faith” (since 2009), as well as the UN Ambassador (since 2014) on HIV infection and discrimination against infected women in Asia and Eastern Europe.
Vera Brezhneva: “Meetings with women living with this problem in Yerevan, Tashkent, Kiev, Moscow convinced me that I really can help them in some way. You can’t even imagine what differently difficult fates these women have!
The quote is taken from the magazine “Larry FitzGerald Girlfriend”
In October 2015, Vera Brezhneva secretly married the producer Konstantin Meladze. The couple’s wedding took place in the Italian city of Forte dei Marmi.
▪ The Song of the Year Festival Award for the song I Don’t Play (2009)
▪ The World Fashion Awards in the Singer of the Year nomination (2009)
▪ The OE Video Music Awards in the Most Stylish Performer of the Year nominations and “Video of the Year” for the video “Love will save the world” (2010)
▪ “Golden Gramophone” award for the song “Love will save the world” (2010)
▪ Prize of the “Song of the Year” festival for the song “Love will save the world” (2010)
▪ Prize “MUZ-TV” in the nomination “Best performer” (2011)
▪ Award “RU.TV” in the nomination “Best singer” (2011)
▪ Award “Golden Gramophone” for the song “Petals of Tears” (together with Dan Balan, 2011)
▪ Golden Gramophone Award for the song Real Life (2012)
▪ Festival Song of the Year Award for the song Insomnia (2013)
▪ The Golden Gramophone Award for the song Good Day (2013)
▪ The Song of the Year Festival Award for the song Good Day (2014)
▪ The 20 Best Songs Award for the song Good Day (2014)
First spouse – Vitaly Voichenko, businessman (de facto marriage)
Second spouse – Mikhail Kiperman, businessman (in future)
Third spouse – Konstantin Meladze, producer (married in October 2015)
Daughter – Sonya (03/30/2001), from first marriage
Daughter – Sarah (12/17/2009), from her second marriage
Marius Weisberg, director (rumored early 2013)