Vera Viktorovna Galushka, better known by her stage name Vera Brezhneva, is a Ukrainian pop-singer and television presenter. Vera Brezhneva was born on February 3, 1982 in Dneprodzerzhinsk, Dnepropetrovsk Oblast, Ukrainskaya SSR, USSR. Her parents were not involved in the music or entertainment business. Her mother, Tamara, is Russian, and her father, Viktor is mixed of Ukrainian and Russian descent. Her father worked in a chemical factory located by the Dnieper River. Her mother, who had graduated from medical school, worked in the ame factory as her father. Vera has three sisters: one older (Halyna) and two younger (Nastya and Vika, twins). She has been married to Konstantin Meladze since October 23, 2015. She was previously married to Mikhail Kiperman.
Her stage name, Vera Brezhneva, was given to her by Konstantin Meladze, co-manager of VIA Gra (AKA Nu Virgos), in honor of the famous Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev, who, like her, was born in the small Ukrainian town of Dneprodzerzhinsk. As a child she was fond of different classes, attending clubs from teaching crochet to courses typists engaged in handball, basketball, karate and gymnastics.
Vera has appeared in a number of Russian-language films. She played Katya in the film “Love in the Big City” (Любовь в большом городе) in 2009 and its two sequels in 2010 and 2013. She also had a major part as herself in “Yolki” (Ёлки) and “Yolki 2”, and appeared in “Jungle” (Джунгли). Most of her film work has been in romantic comedies.
In 2007, Vera was named the sexiest woman in Russia by a vote of readers of the Russian edition of Maxim. In 2008, Vera starts to program “Magic Ten” on the First Channel. In May 2008, goes solo for the song “I’m not playing.” October 27, 2008 released 2nd single “Nirvana”. Also in 2008, Vera took part in the show “Ice Age 2“. Almost all fall Vera Brezhnev met on the set of the romantic comedy “Love in the City.” The film premiered March 5, 2009. By Faith film soundtrack recorded “Love in the City” and took on him the third clip. After the movie “Love in the City” Faith starred in continuing – “Love in the City 2.” On the eve of the film’s release came clip of Disco Crash “Summer is always!” Where she starred with Anastasia Zadorozhnaya and Svetlana Khodchenkova.