Konstantin Meladze

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Konstantin Meladze
Native name
Константин Меладзе
კონსტანტინე მელაძე
Birth nameKonstantin Shotayevich Meladze
Born (1963-05-11) 11 May 1963 (age 55)
Batumi, Georgian SSR, Soviet Union
GenresPop, art rock, Eurodance, Europop, pop rock
Occupation(s)Songwriter, music producer
LabelsVelvet Music
Associated actsValery Meladze, Nu Virgos, Yin-Yang, Sofia Rotaru

Konstantin Shotayevich Meladze (Russian: Константин Шотаевич Меладзе, Georgian: კონსტანტინე მელაძე) (born 11 May 1963 in Batumi) is an Ukrainian composer and producer of Georgian descent. He is the older brother of singer Valery Meladze and co-founder and co-producer of the Ukrainian girl group Nu Virgos (Russian: ВИА Гра).

Biography[edit]

Early life[edit]

Konstantin Meladze was born on 11 May 1963 in Batumi to Shota and Nelly Meladze, who were engineers. Konstantin has a brother, Valery (1965) and a sister, Liana (1968).

Career[edit]

Konstantin has composed and produced songs for artists such as Valery Meladze, Nu Virgos, Yin-Yang, Vera Brezhneva, Albina Dzhanabaeva, Sofia Rotaru ("Ya zhe yego lyubila" and "Odin na svete") and Polina Gagarina. He has also composed songs for a number of films, including Lilya 4-ever[1] and a Russian 2003 version of Cinderella (Russian: Золушка) and Hipsters.

Music video appearances[edit]

Title Year Artist
"Okean i tri reki (Океан и три реки)" 2003 (Nu Virgos with Valeriy Meladze)

Personal life[edit]

Konstantin was married to Jana Meladze in 1994; they have three children: Alice (2000), Leah (2004), and Valery (2005).

He married Ukrainian pop star Vera Brezhneva in 2015.

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