Each of us has seen these people at least once in their lives on the TV screen. What Russian stars looked like when they were small, their children's photos will show. Someone was a ugly duckling, and someone on the contrary, in childhood looked more attractive than it is now.
Timur Batrutdinov was born in the Moscow Region in 1978. Future humorist from childhood dreamed of being popular and recognizable. Even in a school interview to the question of who he wants to become in the future, he replied: "It does not matter, the main thing - I want to see my last name in the encyclopedic dictionary."
Since childhood, an actor has been growing up an active and mischievous boy and has never thought about a career. The actor's craft woke up in Gosha Kutsenko only after completing the second course of the radio engineering faculty. This choice of the future artist was very dissatisfied with his father, who was the deputy minister of the radio industry. He even appealed to the dean of the Moscow Art Theater School with the request that his son not be accepted to study.
Philip Bedrosovich Kirkorov was born in the city of Varna (Bulgaria) in 1967. Since childhood, the boy toured with his parents. Thanks to this, he met a big stage at the age of 5, when he came out to congratulate his father after the performance of the song “Son”. It was then that the king of the Russian pop scene received his first applause. Despite frequent trips with his parents, Philip managed to finish school with a gold medal.
One of the most talented and popular modern showmen was born in 1978 in Leningrad. Since childhood, Ivan loved to cheat. Perhaps, thanks to his mischievous character, Urgant made a choice in favor of the sparkling profession of a TV presenter. And his numerous admirers are definitely happy about this.
As a child, Elizaveta Boyarskaya dreamed of becoming a journalist and was an average student. Little Lisa could not even think about what the future holds for her. The girl's parents also did not imagine that her daughter would follow family footsteps. Today Boyarskaya is not only the daughter of a famous father, but also a sought-after theater and film actress, as well as an honored artist of the Russian Federation.
Russian television and radio host, actress and singer was born in Moscow in 1977. Since childhood, Anfisa was a very difficult child: the girl changed three schools, and she was even kicked out of one. It was the last school with a theatrical bias that influenced the choice of the future profession of Chekhova. Having finished it, the girl entered GITIS at the second attempt, but after a while she was expelled.
Unlike her ex-husband, Philip Kirkorov, Alla Borisovna was not very successful in her studies. The future People's Artist of the USSR grew up as a hooligan and loved to be the center of attention. At the age of 5 years, parents sent Pugachev to a music school, which largely determined the choice of the future profession of a star.
Vera Brezhnev grew up in a rather poor family - the father of the future actress was disabled, so her childhood was very difficult. At school, Vera often couldn’t find a common language with classmates and was mocked by them. Due to the difficult situation in the family, she started working early and became independent. Perhaps this is what helped the artist to build her career and become famous.
Victor Belan, who later changed his name to the creative pseudonym Dima Bilan, was born on December 24, 1981 in Karachay-Cherkessia. As a child, the future singer loved classical music and learned to play the accordion. The boy's favorite performer was Vladimir Vysotsky.
Boris Grebenshchikova, grandmother Ekaterina Vasilievna, was engaged in educating the future singer and guitarist of the Russian rock group "Aquarium" Boris Grebenshchikova. She instilled in the child a love of music, and also taught Boris to play the acoustic guitar. Perhaps it was thanks to Grandma Grebenshchikov who chose the path of a musician.
Danila Kozlovsky was born on May 3, 1985 in Moscow into a creative family. His father was a doctor of philosophy and professor at the Moscow State Institute of Culture, and his mother was an actress. In addition to Danila, the family had two more children - Egor and Ivan. One day, a future actor at the age of 7 pushed the brothers to run away from home and walk around Moscow all day long. Due to his hooligan nature, Danila could not graduate from the ballet school, and was later defined in the Kronstadt Naval Cadet Military Corps.
Little Vanya from an early age was distinguished by outstanding success in school. By the end of school, Okhlobystin knew exactly what he wanted to be, so he entered the directing department at VGIK. Institute Ivan successfully graduated, although he was drafted into the army in the middle of training.
Alsou Safina was born in the city of Bugulma, Tatar ASSR in 1983. Since childhood, the singer dreamed of becoming a musician and diligently studied playing the piano. Parents shared the hobby of their daughter and supported her in everything. Thanks to the approval of the parents, talent and diligence, Alsou's career began at the age of 15 years.
Kostya Khabensky as a child could not even think about what would one day become one of the most famous actors in Russia. The future star from her early years dreamed of being a firefighter, an astronaut, and even a sailor. Growing up, Konstantin wanted to follow in the footsteps of his parents and get an education in the engineering field, but for some reason he changed his mind and plunged into acting.
Zhanna Kopylova, who changed her last name on Frisk in 1996, was born in Balashikha on July 8, 1974. The girl's family was not distinguished by high incomes, so the future artist had to live in communal apartments and often move. Since childhood, Zhanna has experienced a passion for dances and songs, and during her school years she took part in various productions and concerts.
Life Natalia Vodianova since childhood was not easy. From the fourth grade, Natasha helped her mother trade in the market, and also looked after her younger sisters. However, Vodianova was able to take over all the life difficulties that helped the future top model temper her character and succeed.
As a child, Evgeni Plushenko experienced health problems and was often sick. In order to somehow strengthen and introduce the boy to physical exertion, his parents sent him to the figure skating section. It was there that at 4 years old little Plushenko began to comprehend the basics of this sport.
Zemfira Talgatovna Ramazanova was born on August 26, 1976 in Ufa. In childhood, the girl loved music and studied hard at the music school from the age of 5. Diligence, perseverance and desire to develop helped a rock star at the age of 7 to write the first song she sang at work with her mother.
Little Xenia from her childhood dreamed of being a host of television programs. After graduation, the girl literally flooded various TV channels with her resumes. Attempts by Borodina to appear on television were in vain, until the future star was invited to conduct the scandalous Russian TV project “Dom-2”.
Anastasia Volochkova was born into an intelligent family and from the very childhood she diversified through the efforts of her parents. Already at the age of one and a half years, the future star, together with her mother, visited various theaters and museums. Passion for ballet appeared in Nastya after watching the production of The Nutcracker, which, one might say, became the starting point in her career.
The Russian show business brought together people with very different characters: some of them diligently attended school and walked step by step towards their dreams, while others were hooligans and did not even think about the career of an actor or singer. Children's biography of domestic stars once again confirms that the main thing in success is talent that will help pave the way to glory.